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DGCA challenges Delhi HC order in Global Vectra case


September 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Wednesday challenged in the Delhi High Court its earlier order holding in abeyance the aviation regulator's decision to ... Read more...

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AAI relaxes deadline for Patna airport till Oct 31


September 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) In a big relief to the Bihar government, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has allowed operations of large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing ... Read more...

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Air India pilots send legal notice to management


September 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Labour trouble is brewing again for Air India as a pilots' union has sent a legal notice to the national carrier for implementing new flight ... Read more...

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Government asks Air India to follow duty time limitations


September 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) To improve staff utilisation of the national carrier, the government Tuesday directed Air India to immediately implement the flight duty time limitations (FDTL) for pilots ... Read more...

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Air India’s new MRO coming up in Nagpur


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Air India's maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Nagpur will be completed by the year-end and will become operational by the second quarter of ... Read more...

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Asaram Bapu survives chopper crash, probe ordered


August 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu and four others had a providential escape Wednesday when a private helicopter he was flying in crash-landed in Godhra in Gujarat, ... Read more...

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Court dismisses former army chief’s plea


August 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former army chief V.K. Singh's plea seeking a change in the nature of trial of the defamation case against him was dismissed by a Delhi ... Read more...

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Embraer-based airborne warning system reaches India


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) India's first indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C;) system based on a fully-modified Embraer aircraft has reached Bangalore from Brazil, ahead of integration of ... Read more...

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Organ donors need to know outcomes of surgery: Court


August 19th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Organ donors need to be fully informed about all possible outcomes of a transplant which they are likely to experience after surgery, the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Cancellation of ex-army chief’s bail sought


August 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Lt. Gen. retd) Tejinder Singh Wednesday moved a Delhi court seeking cancellation of the bail granted to former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh and ... Read more...

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Air India turbulence injures passengers, probe ordered (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's aviation regulator has ordered a probe after several people on an Air India Delhi-Shanghai flight were injured in air turbulence and the commander declined to ... Read more...

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Air India flight turbulence leaves passengers injured, probe ordered


July 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has ordered a probe after several passengers and crew of an Air India New Delhi-Shanghai flight were ... Read more...

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India’s energy consumption to double by 2031: Study


July 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Energy consumption in India is likely to double to 1,124 kgs of oil equivalent (kgoe) by 2031-32 on the back of high economic expansion, a ... Read more...

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Defamation case: Bail for Gen. V.K. Singh, four officers (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted bail to former army chief Gen V.K. Singh and four other army officers in a defamation case filed by Lt. ... Read more...

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Defamation case: V.K. Singh, four officers get bail


July 20th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted bail to former army chief Gen V.K. Singh and four other army officers in a defamation case filed by Lt ... Read more...

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Air passenger traffic falls for second straight month


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic in June recorded a substantial fall of 3.84 percent at 51.08 lakh from 53.12 lakh in the corresponding month of 2011, ... Read more...

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Civil Aviation Authority to replace regulator DGCA: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would soon be replaced with a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to regulate the troubled sector, which has been ... Read more...

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Face trial for defamation, three army officers told (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday refused to give any relief to three army officers and told them to appear before the trial judge July 20 ... Read more...

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Mines safety agency to help rescue Meghalaya miners


July 14th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) A team from the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) will now oversee the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in ... Read more...

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DGCA reviews airlines’ safety


July 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Friday reviewed the safety and operational performance of all the domestic airlines and asked the carriers to remove deficiencies and properly address ... Read more...

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No plans to order closure of any airline: DGCA


July 12th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said that it is not considering the closure of any airline.Dismissing allegations that aviation regulator E.K. Bharat Bhushan was removed at a ... Read more...

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‘Full-time aviation watchdog chief by July-end’


July 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A day after appointing an interim chief of the aviation regulator, the government was Wednesday considering the appointment by July-end of an official who will ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in May


June 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Troubled Air India recorded the highest number of cancellations amongst all domestic carriers in May, official data revealed Monday.Data released by the aviation regulator, Directorate ... Read more...

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Alert pilots save 48 passengers aboard Air India plane (Second Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of the two pilots, one of them a woman, saved the lives of 48 passengers and crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air ... Read more...

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Court summons former army chief in defamation case (Third lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday issued summons to former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh in a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh.Metropolitan Magistrate ... Read more...

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Court summons former army chief in defamation case (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday issued summons to former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh in a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh.Metropolitan Magistrate ... Read more...

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Court summons former army chief in defamation case (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday issued summons to former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh in a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh.Metropolitan Magistrate ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Tejinder Singh’s plea (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday reserved its order on Lt. Gen. (Retd) Tejinder Singh's plea seeking the issuance of summons to former army chief Gen. V.K. ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on chopper firm’s plea (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, challenging ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on chopper firm’s plea


May 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, challenging ... Read more...

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Court seeks report from home ministry, DGCA on Vectra


May 25th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought records from the home ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the basis on which the operating ... Read more...

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Chopper firm’s director moves court over curbs


May 24th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A director and a shareholder of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, Thursday moved the Delhi High Court against ... Read more...

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Air India braces for long tussle with pilots


May 24th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Bracing for a long-drawn tussle with its striking pilots, beleaguered Air India has announced a truncated interim schedule for June, dropping several international destinations from its ... Read more...

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Ready to reinstate sacked pilots on case-by-case basis: Ajit Singh (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The sacked pilots of Air India will be reinstated on a case-by-case basis, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday."All relevant procedures would be followed ... Read more...

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Take back sacked pilots and we will end strike: Air India union (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Grappling with a contempt of court notice, the agitating Air India pilots Wednesday extended an olive branch to the government saying they would end the ... Read more...

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