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Tamil deportations stopped from Britain


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) About 40 Sri Lankans, due to have been deported from Britain on a charter flight Thursday, have had their removal orders overturned. Most of them are ... Read more...

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Delhi airport gets in F1 mode


October 29th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Around two dozen charter flights have been pressed into service at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here to ferry celebrities ahead of the Formula ... Read more...

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Ranbir’s birthday surprise for Nargis in air


October 21st, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor planned a special birthday surprise for his "Rockstar" co-star Nargis Fakhri up in the air when the duo was flying to Nagpur ... Read more...

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Charter flight operators seek sops


October 20th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An association of charter flight operators and related service providers Thursday said they will submit a memorandum to the government to seek cuts in taxes ... Read more...

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12 die in Canada plane crash


August 21st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and three injured when a passenger jet crashed in Canada, a media report said.The air crash took place Saturday near ... Read more...

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Gang pumping fake money in Goa casinos busted


August 1st, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) A racket in which millions of rupees in counterfeit currency were pumped into casino gambling operations has been busted, police said Monday.Police have arrested three people, ... Read more...

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Charter flight holiday packages launched to Bhutan


May 18th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Aiming to promote unexplored destinations, online travel company MakeMyTrip.com Wednesday announced charter flight-inclusive holiday packages for Bhutan, a company official said.Launched in association with the Tourism ... Read more...

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Kerala polls: First charter flight with NRI voters arrives at Karipur Airport


April 10th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKaripur Airport (Kerala), Apr 10 (ANI): With Kerala gearing up for the April 13 assembly polls, for the first time ever a flight full of voters from UAE, Rassel Khema ... Read more...

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Bhutan looking to attract more Indian tourists


March 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bhutan -- a land of exquisite natural beauty where development is guided by Gross National Happiness -- is seeking to increase tourist inflow from India ... Read more...

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First of two UK evacuation flights leaves for Libya


February 23rd, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British charter flight on Wednesday afternoon left for the Libyan capital of Tripoli to evacuate hundreds of British nationals, the UK Foreign Office said.A Foreign Office spokesperson ... Read more...

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Goa urges Krishna to hasten tourist visa processing


November 10th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 10 (IANS) Worried about stringent visa norms resulting in long-haul European tourists dropping Goa from their itinerary, the state government has knocked at the door of External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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‘Maximum tourists from Britain to visit Goa this year’


October 1st, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) Britain tops the list of countries sending tourists by charter flights to Goa this year, an industry official said Friday.According to the Travel and Tourism Association of ... Read more...

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Hooligans escort Argentina to World Cup: Who’s paying?


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 2 (DPA) Argentinian football authorities deny any ties, but the presence in South Africa of known hooligans of the country's clubs has led to questions on who is financing ... Read more...

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Air India justifies flight diversion for IPL (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Air India Friday said the decision to charter a Delhi-Coimbatore flight to ferry Indian Premier League (IPL) players was a "commercial" one and the civil aviation ... Read more...

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Southeast Asian nations pose threat to Goa tourism


December 12th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) Goa, one of the major tourism destinations in Asia-Pacific, could be losing out to Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, say industry officials here. "Goa's share in the regional tourism ... Read more...

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Goa to see surge in tourists from Kazakhstan


October 6th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) Apart from Russians, a distinct Kazakh flavour will be added to Goa's tourism this season with several charter flights already booked to ferry tourists from Kazakhstan. A delegation ... Read more...

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Dead Russian’s friends say she didn’t mention Mumbai trip plan


May 18th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 18 (IANS) Five friends of Elena Sukhonova who were with the Russian teenager till a few hours before her death have told the police that she had made no mention ... Read more...

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Hostage situation at Sangster International Airport in Jamaica


April 20th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Montego Bay, JAMAICA (BNO NEWS) – An unknown number of people were taken hostage aboard a Canadian-bound charter flight at Sangster International Airport in Jamaica on Sunday evening, an airport spokeswoman told ... Read more...

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Goa police launch hunt for ‘missing’ Pakistani student


December 16th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) On their toes following specific inputs from intelligence agencies about a possible terror strike in Goa, the state police have launched a manhunt for a passenger believed to ... Read more...

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Tibet to seek ideas for tourism revival


August 25th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 25 (Xinhua) The authorities in Tibet said Monday they would hold a forum to seek ideas for reviving the region's tourism sector, which has been severely hit following the March ... Read more...

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China, Taiwan launch direct flights


July 4th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 4 (Xinhua) China and Taiwan Friday launched their direct flights across the Strait of Taiwan for the first time in fifty years, signalling improving relations. The cross-Strait weekend charter flight ... Read more...

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Taiwan president wants more talks with China


June 15th, 2008 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
DPA Taipei, June 14 (DPA) Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that Taiwan and China should hold more talks to speed up economic and cultural exchanges. Ma made the comments while receiving Chiang ... Read more...

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Thailand pledges tight security, threatens arrests as torch arrives


April 18th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, April 18 (DPA) The Beijing Olympic torch arrived in Bangkok amid tight security early Friday after a run in India during which more than 320 pro-Tibet activists were arrested. Thailand, a ... Read more...

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