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Bureaucracy holding up Agra’s air connectivity?


August 30th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 30 (IANS) The Kheria airport in Agra is ready to receive domestic airlines and international chartered flights ahead of a new tourist season beginning next month. But ... Read more...

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Kerala diaspora in Middle East asked to shun politicians


July 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) The Kerala Association of Travel Agents (KATA) Sunday asked the Kerala diaspora in the Middle East to shun political leaders who arrive there to meet them ... Read more...

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Kerala seeks chartered flights from Middle East


June 19th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Tuesday that he favours chartered flights from the Middle East to clear the rush in the wake of cancellations by ... Read more...

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Agra may soon get international air terminal (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) Taj city Agra may soon get a brand new international air terminal at Dhanuali, close to the Kheria IAF base here, if the project gets the ... Read more...

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Agra may soon get international air terminal


June 9th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) Taj city Agra may soon get a brand new international air terminal at Dhanuali, close to the Kheria IAF base here, if the project gets the ... Read more...

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Finnair sees India as key market for tourism, transit


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair sees India as a strategic market not just for in-bound tourism into Finland, but to also serve as a convenient hub for transit ... Read more...

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Goa hosted 2.68 million tourists in 2011-12


April 24th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 24 (IANS) Goa's beaches attracted 2.68 million tourists in the 2011-12 tourist season, which began in October and is on the wane now.Speaking to reporters on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Britain wastes millions on deporting migrants


April 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Britain's border control agency has wasted millions of pounds on chartering half-empty flights to deport illegal migrants, including Pakistanis and Sri Lankans, a media report said ... Read more...

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Myanmar to launch medical emergency flight charters


March 25th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) A state-run domestic airline in Myanmar has plans to start medical emergency chartered flight services in a bid to facilitate patients during difficult times, a local ... Read more...

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Kerala records rise in tourist arrivals


January 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Despite reports of a bleak global economic situation, the money spinning tourism industry in Kerala has recorded a growth both in revenue and in terms of ... Read more...

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At last! Decks cleared for international flights in Agra


October 9th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 9 (IANS) Tourism is set to boom this winter in the Taj city, with the union defence and civil aviation ministries green-signalling the landing of direct international flights ... Read more...

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On World Tourism Day, Agra looks to air connectivity


September 27th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) As Agra marked World Tourism Day Tuesday, hoteliers and travel agents in the city of the Taj were upbeat about the new tourist season, high on ... Read more...

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Patna emerging luxe centre in eastern India


September 12th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Guess where luxury brands like Biba, Sabhyata, Mufti and Bossini are headed? Bihar's capital Patna, which has undergone a major image change in the last ... Read more...

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Orissa flouted rules in hiring choppers: Anti-graft group


September 5th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The hiring of choppers for Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and other ministers a number of times during the past six years was done in violation ... Read more...

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Holiday packages to Thailand with even Jain food if you desire


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patong (Thailand), June 3 (IANS) To tap the growing wanderlust among Indians, the Thai hospitality industry has joined hands with Indian firms with packages to suit their pockets and ... Read more...

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Agra tourism industry looks forward to Air India connection


May 30th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 30 (IANS) The tourism industry in the Taj city is upbeat at the prospect of Air India introducing connecting flights to and from Agra, saying it will mean ... Read more...

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Air India strike grounds 1,100 flights, loss mounts to Rs.85 crore


May 4th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) As many as 1,100 Air India flights have been cancelled as nearly half of the national carrier's 1,600 pilots continued their strike for the eighth ... Read more...

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Centre rules out partial lockout of Air India due to pilots’ strike


April 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30(ANI): Refuting media reports that Air India may be partially locked out due to pilots' strike, Union Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi on Saturday said that chartered flights have ... Read more...

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On World Cup day, Chandigarh airport tackles record 98 flights


March 30th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) On a normal day just around 12 flights arrive and take off at Chandigarh airport. But Wednesday was different with 49 flights, mostly chartered, arriving ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Britons still stuck in Libya


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British government estimate that hundreds of its citizens are still stuck in Libya. For almost half of the Brits still in Libya, it is a matter ... Read more...

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9,200 Indians rescued from Libya, thousands still left


March 5th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With six more flights bringing in stranded Indians from Libya, India said Saturday that over 9,200 people had been evacuated from the strife-torn country. But ... Read more...

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Operation ‘Safe Homecoming’ plays out on Twitter


March 4th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Mar. 4 (ANI): Operation 'Safe Homecoming', launched by the Indian Government to bring home thousands of Indian nationals stranded in conflict-torn Libya, is a success story. ... Read more...

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Nearly 36,000 Chinese evacuated from Libya


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Around 35,860 Chinese nationals have been evacuated from Libya since protests began against the regime of long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi, the ministry of foreign affairs has ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to evacuate Indians from Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Private airline Jet Airways will operate its first flight to Tripoli, the capital of strife-torn Libya, Wednesday night to evacuate Indians stranded there, a Jet ... Read more...

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Thousands of Bangladeshis stranded in Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 2 (IANS) Over 15,000 Bangladeshis are stranded in Libyan capital Tripoli, while the government has received distress messages from 45,000 more working in other parts of the North ... Read more...

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Krishna calls Libyan Foreign Minister for help, seeks safe evacuation of Indians


March 1st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna had a telephonic conversation with Libyan Foreign Minister Mussa Kussa on Tuesday and sought his help for the safe evacuation of ... Read more...

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Evacuation of Indians from Libya going smooth: Krishna


March 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Tuesday said the evacuation of Indians from strife-torn Libya is going on smoothly, and added that over 3,500 people would ... Read more...

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3,500 Indians would be back from Libya by Wednesday: Krishna


March 1st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday assured that the evacuation of Indians from violence-torn Libya was going on smoothly and over 3,500 people would have returned home ... Read more...

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Pakistani evacuees from Libya complain of Pak embassy’s non-cooperation


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 1(ANI): The Pakistani nationals who came back from Libya have complained of the Pakistan embassy's non-cooperation during the difficult time when they were stranded in the strife-torn country.A Turkish Airlines ... Read more...

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December crash takes toll on Nepal airline’s Bhutan flights


February 1st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) A deadly air crash in December that killed 18 Bhutanese pilgrims in Nepal has now claimed another victim - a Nepali airline's direct flights between Nepal ... Read more...

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Ukrainians go on winter holiday - to Goa!


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Kiev, Jan 20 (IANS) Fun-loving Ukrainians are heading to Goa in big numbers. The Indian holiday destination is a clear favourite, with Ukraine's flag carrier operating two packed direct flights ... Read more...

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Cuban-American lawmakers criticise Obama’s US-Cuba travel restriction plans


January 16th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): American Republican lawmakers of Cuban descent have criticised President Barack Obama's plans to ease US citizens' travel restrictions to Cuba that would allow educational and religious groups ... Read more...

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Army ski expedition hoists Indian flag at South Pole


January 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday achieved another adventure feat when its skiing expedition to Antarctica reached the geographic South Pole and marked it by observing the 63rd Army ... Read more...

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Kochi airport plans expansion with rise in profits


November 13th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 13 (IANS) Kerala's Kochi airport, the fourth largest airport that handles international passengers in India, Saturday announced that its profit touched Rs.77 crore in fiscal 2009-10 and it will invest ... Read more...

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24,000 Chinese Haj pilgrims to visit Mecca in 2010


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) Over 24,000 Chinese Muslims will visit Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the Haj pilgrimage this year, Xinhua reported Monday.A total of 11,200 Chinese Muslims have already left for ... Read more...

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