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Taj city upset over losing airport


May 9th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 9 (IANS) Agra is furious. If its business leaders are to be believed, an airport that citizens of the Taj city were lobbying for may now come up ... Read more...

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Sukhoi skids at Pune airport, flights hit


April 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) A Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force skidded and shot off the runway at the Pune airport here Thursday, hitting civilian air traffic, officials ... Read more...

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Severe cold wave in Kashmir


January 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) After three days of snowfall, severe cold wave conditions returned to Kashmir Wednesday with this summer capital reporting a minimum temperature of minus 1.4 degrees ... Read more...

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Air India to operate two-special flights to Srinagar


January 16th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said it will operate two extra flights from the national capital to Srinagar following flights being cancelled to the Jammu ... Read more...

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Snowfall cuts off Kashmir from rest of country


January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) Life across Kashmir was hit for the second consecutive day Monday as moderate to heavy snowfall continued, cutting off the valley from the rest of the ... Read more...

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‘New Karnataka naval base won’t eat into Goa operations’


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) The newly-developed naval base INS Kadamba in Karnataka, a short distance from Goa, will not make the naval bases in Goa, especially INS Hansa, redundant, a ... Read more...

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Night landing cleared at Agra airport


January 1st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 1 (IANS) The union Ministry of Tourism and Culture has cleared night landing of flights at Agra's Kheria airport, according to an industry source, who also said flights will ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport to activate low visibility landing aid


December 21st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) An Instrumentation Landing System (ILS) will soon be available at the Srinagar International Airport to help pilots land in low visibility, an official said Tuesday."At present, the minimum ... Read more...

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Three killed in Kashmir as protesters defy curfew, toll 93


September 17th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Violence continued to sweep Kashmir Friday with three more youths killed in firing by the security forces as protesters defied the indefinite curfew imposed across the Valley. The ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport to reopen Friday


September 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Srinagar airport will reopen to civilian flights on Friday, it was announced here Wednesday. The airport was closed to flights Sep 3 to enable the re-carpeting of ... Read more...

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Two more IAF planes in rescue mission in Leh


August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 8 (ANI): Two more IL-76 aircraft of Indian Air Force (IAF) carrying relief material and rescue workers landed in Leh on Sunday to provide aid to the people of the ... Read more...

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Six additional flights likely to operate from Leh today


August 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 8 (ANI): At least six additional commercial flights are expected to operate from Leh on Sunday to evacuate tourists stranded there following flash floods sparked off by Friday's cloudburst, which ... Read more...

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Five Air Force planes carrying rescue and relief material land in Leh


August 7th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Rescue and relief operations at Leh received a major boost today with arrival of five plane loads of men and material augmented by the Armed Forces.Two ... Read more...

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Security tightened at West Bengal airport after threat mail


January 4th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Jan 4 (IANS) Security was stepped up Sunday at the Bagdogra airport here after authorities received a mail threatening to bomb it, an official said.Bagdogra director Kalyan Kumar Bhowmik received a ... Read more...

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MiG 21 crashes in Bengal, pilot safe (Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata/New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) In a fifth crash of an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft this year, a MiG-21 fighter caught fire while landing at West Bengal's Bagdogra airport Friday, but ... Read more...

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MiG-21 catches fire in Bengal


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) A MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force caught fire while landing at West Bengal's Bagdogra airport Friday but the pilot managed to get out unharmed, officials here ... Read more...

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