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Outbound fliers can buy cigarettes sans picture warning


March 12th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Despite a ban on sale of cigarettes without pictorial warnings in the country, the Supreme Court Friday allowed their sale to outgoing passengers by the duty-free outlets ... Read more...

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Oz police question two men in connection with Ranjodh Singh’s murder


January 10th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 10(ANI): Australian detectives investigating the murder of 25-year-old Ranjodh Singh, an Indian seasonal work contractor in Griffith, have questioned and confiscated the passports of two men, who were allegedly attempting ... Read more...

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Two men questioned in Sydney over Indian’s murder


January 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 10 (IANS) Two men were detained at Sydney airport for questioning over the murder of an Indian man whose partially burnt body was found a fortnight ago. They were let ... Read more...

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Tourists delighted with Beijing snowfall


November 2nd, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 2 (IANS) Tourists to the Chinese capital enjoyed the artificially-induced snowfall as bus routes to the city's suburbs were suspended. In Xiangshan mountain on the outskirts of Beijing, a tourist ... Read more...

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Movie Review : Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)


October 16th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna: Could have been betterRating: 2 out of 5*Starring: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sohail Khan, Mahek Chahal, Nauheed Cyrusi, Yash Tonk and Bappi LahiriDirector: Prem SoniSamir (Salman) and ... Read more...

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PIA plane returns mid-flight to find singer’s handbag?


August 16th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Aug.16 (ANI): A Lahore-bound flight of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was reportedly forced to return to the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed International Airport on Saturday after renowned singer Shabnam Majeed claimed ... Read more...

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Shouting singer forces Pak pilot to divert flight


August 15th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Aug. 15 (ANI): A domestic flight in Pakistan was diverted back to Islamabad after a female singer on board started shouting to get her purse back, which she believed had ... Read more...

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World’s 10 worst airports to sleep in


July 20th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): Delhi airport has been named among the world's worst airports for passengers to sleep in a new poll.The poll by website www.sleepinginairports.net, asked travellers to review the best ... Read more...

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Grandma sings for 48 hours to break Guinness record


June 11th, 2009 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 11 (DPA) New Zealand grandmother Karen Davy sang for 48 hours to set a new Guinness World Record and raise money for children's kidney transplants, a newspaper reported Thursday. Davy, who ... Read more...

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Soon, detectors to identify sick travellers


January 30th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Worried about catching an infection while on flight with a sick person? Well, Belgium researchers seem to have put an end to your agony.The team from Biorics, ... Read more...

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Oz writer jailed for three years for insulting Thai royal family


January 19th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Jan.19 (ANI): Australian writer Harry Nicolaides, 41, has been sentenced to three years in jail here for insulting Thailand''s revered royal family in a novel. Nicolaides pleaded guilty to the charge ... Read more...

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Bee Gee Robin Gibb would rather skip flight than have baggage checked


November 25th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Bee Gee star Robin Gibb missed a flight to America after refusing to allow airport security staff to search his bag.The singer was randomly selected for an ... Read more...

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Burqa-clad bomber arrested at Islamabad Airport


October 10th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10 (ANI): Pakistan Airport Security Force arrested a bearded man wearing a burqa trying to board a plane at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad.The bomber clad in burqa ... Read more...

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Hundreds of passengers stranded, Zoom Airlines shut down


August 29th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
The low-fare transatlantic airline Zoom canceled all flights and left hundreds of passengers stranded on Thursday night after it was forced into administration. The airline claimed to have financial trouble plus the ... Read more...

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Beckhams deny car crash


August 27th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 26 (IANS) Former Spice girl Victoria Beckham and her husband David, an international footballer, have trashed reports that they had been involved in a car crash, insisting the incident ... Read more...

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Beckhams escape car crash


August 24th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Spice girl Victoria Beckham and her husband David have escaped unscathed following a car crash in France.The couple was visiting their home in the village of ... Read more...

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Jet Airways among top fliers, but smallest airline takes all


June 19th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) India's Jet Airways is considered among the top carrier brands, according to a consumer survey, but the real winner is a single-plane airline of the UK. Well-known consumer-watch ... Read more...

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One killed, three injured in Delhi airport mishap


June 1st, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A Ukrainian national was killed and three others injured in a mishap at the Indira Gandhi International Airport early Sunday. The accident occurred at 1 a.m. when ... Read more...

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Jet Airways bus caught fire, no injuries


May 25th, 2008 - 1:02 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Jet Airways bus ferrying passengers from the departure lounge to the aircraft at Delhi airport had caught fire Friday night but nobody was injured in the ... Read more...

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Parents forget kid at airport, fly away


May 14th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, May 14 (IANS) You might have heard umpteen times of passengers forgetting their documents or handbags in a hurry to catch a flight. Ever heard someone forget their child? ... Read more...

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Foreign criminals working at UK airports unchecked


May 8th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
London, May 8 (ANI): Current security drills at British airports are being questioned by the opposition, as recent reports have indicated that thousands of foreigners are being allowed to work in ... Read more...

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Heathrow Terminal 5 abandons fingerprint plan


March 27th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Heathrow Airport has abandoned plans to take the fingerprints of passengers at its new fifth terminal, following a warning by the UK Governments Information Commissioner that the ... Read more...

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