hot air ballooning

Weekend tourists drive adventure tourism in India (Business Feature)

May 6th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Rafting in the rapids of the Ganga at Rishikesh and ending the course with a leap of faith into swirling green waters from a 25-foot-high ... Read more...

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11 killed in New Zealand hot air balloon crash

January 7th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 7 (IANS) A hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in New Zealand Saturday morning, killing all 11 people on board, a media report said.The balloon came down ... Read more...

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Mexico hosts Latin America’s largest balloon festival

November 21st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Leon (Mexico), Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) The 10th International Balloon Festival, the largest such event in Latin America and one of the largest hot-air ballooning events in the world, started this ... Read more...

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Train for aero sports at Haryana centre

November 14th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) A sports centre in Haryana will be the country's first to provide training for all aero sports disciplines like para-jumping, gliding and power flying, an official said Sunday.The ... 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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Haryana to set up aviation centre

December 19th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 19 (IANS) The Haryana government and the Aero Club of India will set up a national-level aero sports centre in the state Jan 31, an official said Saturday. The official said ... Read more...

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India’’s first aviation show to begin in Hyderabad today

October 15th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (ANI): The country''s first International Exhibition and Conference on Civil Aviation India Aviation 2008 will begin here today.The four-day event is being jointly organised by the Ministry of ... Read more...

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Stage set for India’s first civil aviation expo

October 14th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The stage is set for India's first international exhibition and conference on civil aviation, India Aviation 2008, which is beginning here Wednesday.Top honchos of 35 major global aviation ... Read more...

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Indian para-jumper opts for a mid-air wedding ceremony!

April 19th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
Pune, Apr 19 (ANI): In an offbeat wedding ceremony on Saturday, a couple tied the nuptial knot mid air in a hot air balloon in Pune.Sheetal Mahajan, who has done the ... Read more...

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