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Chopper carrying PM returns due to bad weather (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The three choppers that took off for Kokrajhar from an airport near Guwahati Saturday morning, carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Assam Chief Minister Tarun ... Read more...

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Death at Guwahati airport raises questions on facilities


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The death of a passenger at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati Saturday raised serious questions about the facilities available at the airport.Narendra ... Read more...

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Government mulls buying aircraft for northeast


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 26 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Sunday said his ministry is considering buying smaller aircraft to improve connectivity in northeast India."Our long term plan is to improve ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s family prays for his safe return


May 1st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 1 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's family - his four wives and five children - are passing through agonizing moments and praying for his safe return ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister’s chopper lands safely in Bhutan (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 30 (IANS) A helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others made a precautionary landing in Bhutan Saturday after it lost radio contact for close ... Read more...

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Assam linked with Bhutan, Thailand by flights


October 26th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) The Guwahati airport will soon go international with Bhutan's Druk Air Tuesday announcing bi-weekly flights connecting the Himalayan kingdom and Thailand to Assam.Beginning Oct 31, Druk Air would ... Read more...

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Gogoi reaches Guwahati, to resume office from Monday


September 10th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday arrived in Guwahati after being declared fit by doctors who performed three critical heart surgeries on him last month at the Asian ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Assam’s international airport a hub for smuggling wildlife products?


June 21st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 21 (IANS) Assam's Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport appears to have become one of the main transit points for smugglers to transport wildlife products to China and Far East Asia. In ... Read more...

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Animal organs worth millions seized at Guwahati airport


June 20th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) Customs officials Sunday seized a huge consignment of tiger bones and other animal parts estimated at a whopping Rs.10.66 million and destined for use in traditional medicines in ... Read more...

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Agartala airport to be made international


May 17th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has begun preliminary work to upgrade the Agartala airport to an international airport to boost the region's connectivity with southeast Asia, officials ... Read more...

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Abducted Andhra engineer released in Assam (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 17 (IANS) P. Krishna Rao, an engineer from Andhra Pradesh who was abducted a month ago by militants of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), was released Tuesday ... Read more...

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Two Assam ministers survive chopper accident


April 16th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 16 (IANS) Two Assam ministers had a miraculous escape Thursday as the helicopter in which they were travelling for election campaigning made an emergency landing at the Guwahati airport following ... Read more...

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Lucknow airport named Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport


July 17th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow , July 17 (ANI): The Government today approved the naming of the Lucknow Airport as Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport .The Lucknow airport belongs to Airports Authority of India (AAI). ... Read more...

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Sacked Assam minister sent to three-day police custody


June 4th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A city court Wednesday remanded sacked Assam education minister Ripun Borah, arrested here Tuesday for allegedly offering bribe to a CBI officer investigating a murder, to three-day ... Read more...

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