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Mizoram to launch copter service in remote areas


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 2 (IANS) As an independence day gift, people of mountainous Mizoram will get helicopter services from Aug 14, officials said here Thursday.Wing Commander (retd) Lalzawma, officer-on-special duty (OSD) ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes chopper service in Meghalaya


July 26th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 26 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd Thursday resumed its services in the hill state of Meghalaya after a gap of 15 months.The Meghalaya government suspended operations of ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes chopper services in Meghalaya


July 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. would resume its services from Thursday in the mountainous Meghalaya state after a gap of 15 months, an official said Wednesday."Pawan ... Read more...

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Mizoram to introduce helicopter service in remote areas


July 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 15 (IANS) Mizoram will soon introduce helicopter services to remote areas to supervise developmental works, provide connectivity to people in emergency situations and carry dignitaries, an official said ... Read more...

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Transfer Punjab power plant to Himachal, demands Dhumal


July 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday demanded that a power house, located in his state but currently under the control of Punjab, should ... Read more...

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Helicopter service to be launched in Ghaziabad


July 6th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 6 (IANS) Officials of Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited, one of India's leading companies offering helicopter services, Friday visited two sites shortlisted for the setting up of helipads to ... Read more...

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A film funded by Icelandic volcano


November 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) In April 2010, volcanic ash from the eruption of the hard to pronounce Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajokull, threw global airline traffic and business into disarray, causing billions ... Read more...

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Make roads first, rail tracks later: Arunachal residents


August 10th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Aug 10 (IANS) India's massive plans to build three railway lines in Arunachal Pradesh for strategic reasons - the northeastern state borders China - has evoked a muted ... Read more...

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Bad weather halts Amarnath Yatra (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) The Amarnath yatra was again halted Sunday due to landslides and bad weather along the route to the Kashmir cave shrine. The met office has predicted ... Read more...

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Not resuming helicopter service in northeast: Minister


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 26 (IANS) Nearly two months after Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu died in a chopper crash, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi said Sunday there were no plans ... Read more...

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Meghalaya seeks central help on tender for chopper service


May 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 30 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Monday wrote to the directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) to float a tender for operating a helicopter service in the mountainous state.On ... Read more...

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Mystery over Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu’s whereabouts deepen


April 30th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30(ANI): The mystery over Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's Pawan Hans Helicopter, which went missing earlier today, has deepened after the Bhutan police chief refused to confirm reports that ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu safe, chopper lands safely in Bhutan


April 30th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30 (ANI): A Pawan Hans Helicopter, which was flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, has landed safely at Bhutan after going missing since 10 ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM Khandu safe, chopper lands at Daporijo


April 30th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30 (ANI): A Pawan Hans Helicopter, which was flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, has landed safely at Daporijo after going missing since 10 ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh CM on board Pawan Hans chopper goes missing


April 30th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30 (ANI): A Pawan Hans Helicopter flying from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has gone missing since 10 a.m. today.The helicopter left from Tawang in ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans to deploy two new choppers for Arunachal Pradesh


April 29th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Pradeep KumarItanagar, Apr 29(ANI): Pawan Hans Helicopter Services Limited (PHHL) Executive Director Sanjeev Bahl on Friday said that the company would deploy two new MI-172 helicopters in Arunachal Pradesh in December.Four ... Read more...

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Arunachal MP demands new copter on Guwahati-Tawang route


April 29th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 29(ANI): Lok Sabha member from Arunachal Pradesh, Takam Sanjoy, today demanded Pawan Hans Helicopter Services Limited (PHHL) to deploy a new chopper for the immediate resumption of service on the ... Read more...

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Helicopter tourism next big thing for Goa: Kamat


March 18th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) Helicopter tourism might soon be the next big thing in Goa, Chief minister Digambar Kamat said in his budget speech Thursday."It is felt that helicopter tourism ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor’s chopper trips cost Rs.1.37 crore


March 14th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 14 (IANS) Helicopter sorties by Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary within Meghalaya and to Assam over two years cost the taxpayer over Rs.1.37 crore, official documents reveal.Response to a ... Read more...

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Libya evacuation in full swing: Vayalar Ravi


February 28th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb.28 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi has said all arrangements for the evacuation of stranded Indians in Libya are in place and is taking place in full swing.He said more ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s Rannotsav a great success: Minister


January 20th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Over 30,000 tourists visited the month-long Rannotsav which was held in Gujarat's Kutch district and the festival generated business worth around Rs.10 crore, state tourism minister Jaynarayan Vyas ... Read more...

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Helicopter services for tourists during Gujarat’s Rann Utsav


December 20th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 20 (IANS) Tourists keen to attend the colourful Rann Utsav under way in Gujarat's Kutch region can now avail of an added attraction - chopper services to the various ... Read more...

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Helicopter services in Manipur soon for better communication


December 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 13 (IANS) Manipur will soon introduce helicopter services to improve communication between state capital Imphal and the mountainous and plain areas of the northeastern state, officials said here Monday.Manipur, bordering ... Read more...

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Airport in the offing near Guruvayoor temple


October 30th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guruvayoor (Kerala), Oct 30 (IANS) A new airport is all set to come up near the famed Guruvayoor temple in Kerala to facilitate the thousands of devotees, said an official Saturday.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Helicopter service launched for pilgrims in Kochi


October 10th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Oct.10 (ANI): A heli- taxi services have been launched in Kochi to ferry pilgrims to the famous hill shrine at Sabarimala and other pilgrim centers in Kerala.The helicopter services will be ... Read more...

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Rains cause temporary suspension of Amarnath yatra


July 20th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, July 20 (ANI): The ongoing annual Amarnath yatra was temporarily suspended this morning due to overnight rainfall around the holy cave.The rain has resulted tracks leading to holy cave becoming ... Read more...

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Shilpa mobbed by Indian tourists in Macau


June 10th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who is holidaying with husband Raj Kundra in Macau, says she was mobbed by Indian tourists there. "No helicopter service to Hong Kong, bad ... Read more...

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Freezing winter brings on the dancing in Lahaul (IANS Travel, With Images)


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 22 (IANS) It's icy cold here. The temperature hovers around minus 15 degrees Celsius and the valley is covered in snow, cutting it off from the ... Read more...

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Now, pilgrims wing their way to the Mahakumbh


January 17th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Haridwar, Jan 17 (IANS) For those who can afford it, the path to the Mahakumbh Mela is just a flight away. Pilgrims are now winging their way to the Mahakumbh ... Read more...

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Chopper service to Himachal’s holy Manimahesh lake starts


August 18th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The oval-shaped Manimahesh lake in Himachal Pradesh, which attracts thousands of pilgrims every year, is now just a helicopter ride away -- for those who want to avoid ... Read more...

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350,000 pilgrims visit Amarnath shrine


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Over 350,000 people have visited the Amarnath cave shrine in the Kashmir valley since the two-month-long pilgrimage began June 5. "So far more than 350,000 pilgrims have performed ... Read more...

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Hindus bound for Amaranth cave perform Chadi Pooja


July 22nd, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 22(ANI): Hindu pilgrims on Wednesday held 'Chadi Pooja' in Srinagar to launch the formal annual Amarnath pilgrimage.Mahant Deependra Giri, the head priest of the Amarnath shrine, performed the rituals amidst ... Read more...

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One dead, five wounded in chopper crash near Amarnath cave


July 9th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) A helicopter crashed near the Amarnath cave shrine Thursday morning killing one woman pilgrim on the spot and wounding five occupants, police said. The helicopter took off from north ... Read more...

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Helicopter service to promote tourism in Bhaderwah


June 7th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Bhaderwah (Jammu and Kashmir), June 7 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department has introduced helicopter services in the valley to ferry people to far flung spots, a step which is intended ... Read more...

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Chopper link to areas cut off by snow in Jammu and Kashmir


January 22nd, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government in collaboration with the Indian Air Force (IAF) Thursday started a helicopter service to connect the remote mountainous of Kishtwar district to the ... Read more...

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