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Kushinagar in UP to have international airport


July 18th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will soon undertake construction of an international airport at the Buddhist pilgrimage town of Kushinagar, around 320 km from here, an ... Read more...

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Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russian-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, ... Read more...

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Stop torture of rats, says PETA


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over cruelty to rats, People for the Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) have asked the Central Warehousing ... Read more...

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Myanmar to build two new international airports


February 20th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 20 (IANS) Myanmar is planning to add two new international airports in the country and is reportedly asking for investment from Japan and Singapore.The two new airports would ... Read more...

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Hong Kong airport handles single-day record of 1,057 flights


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by BNO News
HONG KONG (BNO NEWS) -- Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world's busiest airports, handled a single-day record of 1,057 incoming and outbound flights late last week, aviation authorities announced on ... Read more...

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Another pilot held for forged documents


August 11th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 21-year-old man who submitted forged documents when he appeared in an exam for pilot licence was arrested here on the basis of a complaint ... Read more...

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17 killed in Arunachal chopper crash, six survive (Fourth Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and six, including both the pilots, survived miraculously when a commercial helicopter crashed and burst into flames Tuesday just before landing ... Read more...

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17 die in Arunachal chopper crash (Third Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and six, including both the pilots, survived after a commercial helicopter crashed and burst into flames just before landing at a ... Read more...

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17 killed in Arunachal chopper crash in (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and six, including both the pilots, survived after a commercial helicopter crashed and burst into flames just before landing at a ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh plans airport in Jhansi


April 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has prepared a blue print to expand and develop Jhansi airport to open up the backward Bundelkhand, a region straddling both Uttar Pradesh and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woman pilot held for faking documents for licence


March 9th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) An Indigo Airline woman pilot was arrested for obtaining a pilot's license on forged documents, police said Wednesday."Parminder Kaur Gulati, 38, was held from her residence ... Read more...

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Govt. trying hard to manage air traffic delays: Praful Patel


December 27th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 27 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Monday assuring that the authorities are trying hard to manage delays in air traffic, said the security of passengers is always ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jairam shoots off missives over chopper movement in tiger reserve


December 19th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 19 (IANS) Upset by complaints of low-flying helicopters over a tiger reserve in Orissa, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has sought the intervention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Civil Aviation ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal Chief Minister unveils ‘Har Ghar Kuchh Kehta Hai’ coffee table book


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Sep 2 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal recently unveiled a coffee table book tiled ' Har Ghar Kuchh Kehta Hai' that provides a peep into the historical ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav’s chopper makes emergency landing


August 5th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) A helicopter carrying Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav made an emergency landing Thursday barely five minutes after take-off from Patna airport following a snag, an official said. Yadav, Bihar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Hong Kong


July 4th, 2010 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 4 (IANS) A helicopter en route to Macao made an emergency landing in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour Saturday, but all 13 people on board were safe. The AW139 helicopter was ... Read more...

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Jharkhand political crises fuel air travel


May 8th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, May 8 (IANS) It's no surprise to find a chartered plane shooting into the sky every time a political crisis hits Jharkhand - which is pretty often, given ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BSP MPs urge PM to sanction Greater Noida airport


April 21st, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) A group of MPs of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Wednesday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged the central government to give sanction to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pilots hailed as heroes for emergency landing in Hong Kong


April 14th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 14 (DPA) An Australian captain and co-pilot were Wednesday hailed as heroes for safely landing a Cathay Pacific Airbus after it developed severe engine trouble on a flight to ... Read more...

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India, UAE to jointly combat terror, scale up trade (Lead)


March 11th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Thursday held wide-ranging talks that focused on expanding counter-terror cooperation and taking economic ties to new heights. UAE's Prime Minister ... Read more...

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UAE premier meets Manmohan Singh


March 11th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Thursday held talks to scale up their political and economic ties as the UAE's Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin ... Read more...

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UAE vice president to visit India


March 10th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 10 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vice President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum embarks on a two-day visit to India Thursday. Sheikh Mohammed, who is also the ruler of Dubai, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Check noise pollution near airport, court tells DGCA


February 3rd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to take steps to check noise pollution near the airport that is affecting people ... Read more...

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Aero sports centre launched in Haryana


January 31st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) The country's first aero sports centre was Sunday launched at Bachhaud air strip near Narnaul town in Haryana. Named after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, himself a trained commercial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Twin-engine trainer aircraft for Punjab


January 26th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Giving a boost to flying, the Punjab civil aviation department has been allotted a twin-engine trainer aircraft, Beech Hawker Baron G58, by the Aero Club of India, New ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Paragliding event called off in Himachal


October 31st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 31 (IANS) The organisers of a major paragliding event in Himachal Pradesh Saturday called off the event that was to begin Nov 4 citing "non cooperation" by the state ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russian paraglider killed in Himachal, one still missing


October 27th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 27 (IANS) Five days after Russian paraglider Alexey Ashurov went missing in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, his compatriot was found dead Tuesday, police said. "This (Tuesday) evening, we came to ... Read more...

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Russian paraglider rescued in Himachal


October 26th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 26 (IANS) A Russian paraglider who went missing in the high mountains of Himachal Pradesh was rescued Monday, police said. "Russian paraglider Dimitri, who went missing Sunday, was rescued safely this ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two Russian paragliders injured in Himachal


October 25th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 25 (IANS) Two Russian paragliders sustained injuries after they crash-landed in the high mountains of Himachal Pradesh, an official said Sunday. "Two Russian paragliders were injured Saturday evening in a paragliding ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh wants its small towns on the air map


September 14th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 14 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has sought proposals from private airlines to fly small planes to small industrial towns, plus towns in Maoist-hit parts of the state. The civil aviation department ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh chopper fleet best, says man who flies Mayawati


September 7th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) The man who often flies Chief Minister Mayawati and is a top bureaucrat in Uttar Pradesh says the state has the best fleet of choppers and ... Read more...

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Pilot suspended as severe turbulence hits plane on flight to India


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 2 (DPA) A Hong Kong pilot has been removed from flying duties after the plane he was piloting hit severe turbulence on a flight to Bangalore, India, his airline ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Petition questions dilution of RTI Act by Uttar Pradesh


July 23rd, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to explain within two weeks as to why five subjects have been removed from ... Read more...

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Jharkhand helicopter grounded after suspension of pilots


January 27th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 27 (IANS) Jharkhand's only helicopter, bought to deal with Maoist attacks, is lying grounded as there is no pilot to fly it, a senior official of the state civil aviation ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to set up aviation school


November 8th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Saturday announced setting up of an aviation academy to train pilots in the state. "We pay a hefty amount to other aviation companies to train ... Read more...

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