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Air India forms search committee to find new COO


June 14th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Air India has constituted a search committee to select a chief operating officer (COO), more than a year after the last incumbent resigned.About 35 candidates ... Read more...

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Foreign pilots to be eased out by 2013: DGCA


July 11th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) Foreign pilots employed in the Indian aviation industry would be asked to leave by 2013, the head of the country's airlines regulator said Monday."This is the ... Read more...

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Vishal Karwal doesn’t want to play oldie on screen (With Image)


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Television actor Vishal Karwal doesn't mind mythological characters, but he is not comfortable doing roles older than his age."If I play a character where my son ... Read more...

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BJP leader’s son named in fake pilot scam


May 26th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Rajasthan Police Thursday named Pawan Dilwar, son of a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former minister Madan Dilwar, as an accused in the ... Read more...

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Two more fake pilots arrested (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Two more people have been arrested for obtaining commercial pilots' licences based on forged marksheets, police said Thursday."Capt. Param Prakash, 21, and Capt. Anirban ... Read more...

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Two more arrested in fake pilots’ license scam


May 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Two more pilots working with private airlines were arrested Thursday for obtaining their commercial pilot's licence based on forged marksheets, police said."Captain Param Prakash and ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 90 percent domestic flights on sixth day of pilots’ strike


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The state-owned Air India on Monday cancelled 90 percent of its domestic flights as the pilots' 'illegal' strike entered its sixth day, the Hindu newspaper reported.The ... Read more...

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Air India pilots still on strike, ready to go to jail


April 29th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 29(ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike set to entering its fourth day, the Indian Commercial Pilot Associations (ICPA) on Friday said that the agitating pilots will continue their strike ... Read more...

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One more held in fake pilot licence scam


April 16th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) One more pilot was arrested here for getting a licence on the basis of forged documents, Delhi Police said Friday.Saif Misbah was arrested from Mayapuri ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: Two DGCA staffers held for forgery (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Two more officials of aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) were arrested here for helping pilots procure commercial pilot licences through forged documents, ... Read more...

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Fake pilot licences: Two DGCA staffers held for forgery


April 6th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Two more officials of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) were arrested here for helping pilots procure commercial pilot licences, Delhi Police sources said ... Read more...

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Kiwi good samaritan resurrects Nepal monastery’s yeti legend (With Image)


April 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Six years ago, when he was climbing a Himalayan peak in northern Nepal, commercial pilot and adventurer Mike Allsop met a venerable Buddhist monk whose ... Read more...

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Fake pilots: More arrests likely


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 23 (IANS) More arrests are likely for allegedly granting fake liceses to unqualified pilots, sources in Rajasthan's anti-corruption bureau (ACP) said Wednesday.SpiceJet pilots Anoop Choudhary and Amit Mundara ... Read more...

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Operations safe, asserts Air India; another pilot grounded


March 16th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said its operations are safe and the issue of "fake pilots" was being dealt with. The assurance came after the ... Read more...

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Air India pilots defer proposed strike


March 16th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): Air India pilots have decided to defer their proposed strike till March 31following a move by the Civil Aviation Ministry to set up a three-member committee to ... Read more...

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Manish Tiwari pulls up DGCA over fake pilot scam


March 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Commenting on the recent detection of pilots for possessing fake CPLs (Commercial Pilot Licences) as qualified commanders, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari on Tuesday slammed the Director General ... Read more...

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Expert committee to look into pilot licence procedures


March 15th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Concerned over the issue of fake commercial pilot licences, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday said an expert committee will be formed to look into ... Read more...

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Two more fake pilots on the run, licences being probed (Roundup)


March 14th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With two pilots who faked their qualification already arrested and two more on the run, authorities believe there is an organised racket to provide ... Read more...

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Naveen Jindal flies French Rafael at Bangalore’s Aero India show


February 12th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 12 (ANI): Lok Sabha MP Naveen Jindal took to the skies as he co-piloted Dassault's Rafael fighter aircraft on the third day of the Aero India 2011 show here. ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata co-pilots Boeing fighter at air show


February 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) Tata Group chairperson Ratan Tata Thursday co-piloted the Boeing fighter F/A-18 Super Hornet at the eighth edition of the AeroIndia military-cum-civil aviation trade expo here."I am excited. ... Read more...

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ExpressJet Airlines Pilot Michael Roberts Refuses Full Body Scan And Pat Down


October 21st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Roberts, the commercial pilot of ExpressJet Airlines recently came to limelight when he refused to undergo full body scan at Memphis International Airport, a reputed ... Read more...

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Captain Sully Movie Will Revive “Miracle on the Hudson”


October 4th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger III, better known as the "Miracle on the Hudson" hero, will now be the inspiration for a new movie. The famous air- ... Read more...

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What are the highest paying jobs without having a degree?


September 17th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently, there have been growing debates over whether degree is relevant in having a good paying job. Issues like outsourcing and others have put the jobs of millions ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey to send her audience members to an Australian trip


September 14th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oprah Winfrey, the queen of talk shows gave her audience of 300 people a treat of their lives when she told them of her plans to fly ... Read more...

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200 Chinese pilots gave fake credentials


September 7th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) Over 200 pilots in China submitted fake records of their flying histories, and they were employed by airlines desperate for staff, the country's civil aviation authority has said. Investigations ... Read more...

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Two die in mid-air collision in New Zealand


July 27th, 2010 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 27 (DPA) Why two light planes collided in mid-air killing the chief instructor of a New Zealand flying school and her student remained a mystery Tuesday as investigators began probing ... Read more...

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Two Indian brothers killed in US plane crash


July 16th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) US federal investigators are trying to find the cause of a plane crash in Texas that killed two brothers from Bangalore, India and a friend.The single-engine ... Read more...

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“The Bachelor” Jake Pavelka Not Posing For Playgirl, Says Representative


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that former "The Bachelor" star Jake Pavelka has been trying his level best to hold on to his few minutes of fame and stay ... Read more...

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Vienna Girardi Claims Posing For “Playboy”, Magazine Denies


July 1st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that staying in news lately has become quite a compulsive habit for "The Bachelor" winner Vienna Girardi. First it was her much publicized split ... Read more...

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Jake Pavelka Breaks Up With Vienna Girardi


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABC dating reality show The Bachelor has added a new name in the list of failed couple who meet through the show but were unable to ... Read more...

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Jake Pavelka Chooses Vienna Girardi In “The Bachelor” Finale


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It's obvious that you can't trust rumors but this time it's a different story. Dallas commercial pilot Jake Pavelka went for the 23-year-old Florida ... Read more...

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Ali Fedotowsky Announced As The Next Bachelorette


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some real good new for the fans of the dating reality show 'The Bachelor' who were left disappointed after one of the contestant Ali ... Read more...

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Ali Walks Out On “The Bachelor”


February 9th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most popular contestants on the dating reality show "The Bachelor", Ali stunned the viewers with her decision to leave the show as she ... 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...

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Is Tenley Molzahn Pregnant?


January 19th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez 19 Jan, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Bachelor," a reality show on ABC made its debut in the year 2002 has been a smash hit since its first season. The 14th ... Read more...

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