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Maharashtra Force One conducts mock drill in Mumbai


May 13th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Formed post-26/11 to combat terror strikes, the Maharashtra Force One conducted a mock drill at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in the wee hours of Sunday, ... Read more...

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‘India to become third largest aviation market’


April 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India is likely to become the third largest aviation market in the world from its current position as traffic volumes grow exponentially, a top ... Read more...

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‘Civil aviation sector up 18.5 percent in seven years’


March 15th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's financially troubled civil aviation sector grew at 18.5 percent in the last seven years and the government has taken various steps to resolve ... Read more...

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India formulating new air cargo promotion policy


March 14th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The government was formulating an economic regulatory framework for future airports as well as an air cargo promotion policy, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said ... Read more...

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Indian government doesn’t support us much: Overseas Indians


January 8th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Overseas Indians want the Indian government and public representatives of Indian origin in several different countries to play a more proactive role in resolving issues ... Read more...

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Investing in India tough, say NRIs


January 8th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Many overseas Indians participating in the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas diaspora meet here have complained that investing in the country was difficult due to lack of ... Read more...

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Indian Army recalls 1971 victory


December 16th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command Friday paid tributes to soldiers killed during the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the birth of Bangladesh.On this day in ... Read more...

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New civil aviation policy in five months time: Official


December 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The government is working on a new civil aviation policy which will promote investments and setting up of the required infrastructure for the sector, a ... Read more...

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For NRIs, India has now arrived (Comment)


July 18th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan "Oh nooooo!" groan many non-resident Indians (NRIs) as they stood in long queues for immigration after arriving at Delhi airport. Battling jet lag after a long-haul flight and then waiting ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks to regulate money withdrawals in India


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) Faced with a growing shortage of Indian currency, Nepal's apex bank has introduced a new regulation to govern the withdrawal of money from Indian banks. From this week, ... Read more...

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Lufthansa’s plans to fly Airbus A380 to India may take time


May 20th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) German air carrier Lufthansa's plans to fly the world's biggest aircraft, Airbus A380, to India may take time as Indian airports are not fully equipped to handle it, ... Read more...

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Chennai cops bust drug-smuggling attempt at airport


May 14th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 14 (ANI): Police in Chennai have busted a drug smuggling attempt after they apprehended an unemployed Indian man trying to smuggle the contraband in an ice-cream vending machine at Chennai ... Read more...

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Indian carriers prepare to fly to Europe


April 21st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Air India and Jet Airways prepared to fly to Europe after Heathrow airport in London opened to air traffic at 2 a.m. (IST) Wednesday. The airlines have ... Read more...

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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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Full body scanners favoured for Indian airports


March 8th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), that guards 57 airports across the country, wants full body scanners to be introduced for security screening. "The CISF wants ... Read more...

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Indian airports put on alert after hijack threat (Roundup)


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Security was tightened at airports across India Friday and sky marshals ordered on flights after intelligence reports that terror groups may target an Indian flight, especially one ... Read more...

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Red alert at Indian airports following hijack threat


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Security was further strengthened in airports across India Friday and sky marshals ordered on flights after intelligence reports that terror groups might target an Air India flight ... Read more...

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India, US agree to deploy sky marshals on flights


January 21st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to deploy sky marshals on flights between the two countries. An agreement on this was inked Wednesday with the Joint US-India Aviation ... Read more...

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Upset stomach saves Koda from arrest (Second Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 7 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda got a reprieve from imminent arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in the Rs.2,500 crore money laundering case as doctors at the Apollo ... Read more...

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Praful Patel says Continental Airlines should have followed Indian laws on frisking


July 29th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said on Wednesday airlines operating from India should follow the law of the land while frisking passengers in airports.Referring to the ... Read more...

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Air Deccan founder Gopinath to launch freight carrier


May 8th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) After launching India's first budget carrier, Air Deccan founder G.R. Gopinath Friday announced another first for the country - a door-to-door international freight and cargo service with ... Read more...

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India issues travel advisories after swine flu epidemic


April 27th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India Monday asked its citizens to avoid "non-essential travels" to New Zealand, Mexico, the US, Canada, Spain, France and Britain in the wake of the swine flu ... Read more...

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Joint ventures for air cargo, ground handling okayed


February 17th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The government has approved the formation of separate joint venture companies between National Aviation Co of India Ltd (NACIL) and Singapore Air Terminal Services (SATS) for cargo ... Read more...

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US aviation regulator refuses to postpone India visit


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India's fear of getting downgraded by the US aviation regulator, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), looms large as the latter has refused to postpone its India tour beginning ... Read more...

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New regulator for airports in place by March 31


January 2nd, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) A new aviation regulator - the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) - will come into effect by March 31 this year, according to a ministry official."AERA ... Read more...

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Rain hits England practice at Abu Dhabi


December 6th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) England's training session for the two-Test series against India was cramped by heavy rains Saturday, restricting the practice to just half-an-hour. The England team is camping ... Read more...

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Security strengthened after air attack alert in India (Second Lead)


December 4th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at major Indian airports was heightened Thursday following a terror strike alert, officials here said.Civil Aviation Secretary Madhavan Nambiar said Thursday evening that "all necessary steps" ... Read more...

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England’s tour to India will be cleared Sunday (Lead)


December 4th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) England captain Kevin Pietersen said a final decision on returning to India will be taken Sunday even as high security alert in Indian airports due to possible air-borne ... Read more...

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Security upped after air borne attack warning in India (Lead)


December 4th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at major airports in India was heightened Thursday after warnings of hijacking and terror strikes from the Deccan Mujahideen, a hitherto unknown terror outfit that claimed ... Read more...

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Airborne attack warnings, Indian airports on high alert


December 4th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore airports has been heightened after warnings of hijacking and terror strikes, ahead of the 16th anniversary of the Babri mosque demolition, ... Read more...

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Now, Deccan Mujahideen threatens to attack Indian airports


December 4th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.4 (ANI): The Deccan Mujahideen group that claimed responsibility for last weeks terror attacks in Mumbai, has now threatened to attack the New Delhi, Banglore and Chennai airports between December ... Read more...

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Airports on high alert after Mumbai terror strike


November 27th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Security at airports across the country has been beefed up following Wednesday night's terror attack in Mumbai that claimed at least 101 lives, a government official said ... Read more...

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Indian High Commission in Malaysia uncovers a fake visa scam


November 19th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 19 (ANI): Two to three Malaysians are either barred from leaving for India or deported daily due to fake visas issued to them. The Indian High Commission has ... Read more...

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Cargo carriers likely to continue ground handling


September 16th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The government will likely allow cargo carriers to continue handling their own cargo at airports following a representation from them last week, according to a senior official."Cargo ... Read more...

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Economic regulatory body for airports soon


August 29th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India will soon have an economic regulatory body to regulate tariff structure for aeronautical services and fuel supply infrastructure at airports.The government Friday approved amendments in the ... Read more...

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