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SC dismisses plea on Delhi, Mumbai airports


September 10th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea seeking the cancellation of the Airports Authority of India's agreement with private operators handling operations and development of ... Read more...

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Russia slams Syrian opposition over civilian airports attack threat


September 4th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS) Russia has strongly condemned the alleged threat by an armed Syrian opposition on attacking civilian airports in Syria, saying such actions were no different from ... Read more...

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HS2 route should be moved to M40 corridor


August 13th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An train expert in Britain said that the route of HS2 train should be linked from London to Birmingham. He claimed that this should be done because ... Read more...

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To get Rs.100,000 crore investment, Badal promises the moon


July 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) Uninterrupted 24-hour power supply, three international airports, world-class road connectivity, lower power tariff, single window clearances and much more -- the Punjab government is offering the ... Read more...

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Kerala tourism goes hitech


July 9th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) Kerala Tourism, ahead of the new season starting in two months, will launch a fresh set of mobile-based services and IT-based projects to make the ... Read more...

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Pre-departure clearance to aircraft to be upgraded


June 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Pre-departure clearance to aircraft by Air Traffic Control (ATC) in India is all set for a major technology upgradation as the Airports Authority of India ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh forms committee to resolve AAI’s HR issues


June 8th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a bid to resolve the human resources (HR) issues in state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI), Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday constituted a ... Read more...

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Eating monkeys, apes could cause ‘next HIV’


May 26th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Scientists in Cameroon have warned that eating monkeys and apes could cause the next HIV, it was reported here Saturday.They are already tracking a HIV-like virus ... Read more...

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1,500 tourists enter Myanmar every day by air


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 23 (IANS) After its progress towards democracy following years of military rule, Myanmar has seen a huge inflow of tourists, with 1,500 people arriving every day by air, ... Read more...

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Solar plane to make first cross-continent flight


April 25th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bern, April 25 (IANS) The world's largest solar-powered plane, Swiss-made Solar Impulse, will take its first-ever cross-continent flight in May or June.The plane, co-piloted by Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, ... Read more...

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Three Kerala airports to get new names


April 17th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Since the previous Left government named major parks and popular meeting places in the state after Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders, people in Kerala are curious ... Read more...

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US embassy apologises for SRK frisking at New York (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The US Friday apologised to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan for "an inconvenience" experienced by him at the White Plains airport in New York ... Read more...

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Kingfisher, Air India owe Rs.525 crore to GMR


April 10th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Infrastructure major GMR group Tuesday said that cash-strapped airlines Kingfisher and Air India owed it about Rs.525 crore for using the Delhi and Hyderabad airports."Kingfisher ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police book PVR Mall owners


February 29th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Hyderabad police Wednesday registered a case against the owners of PVR Malls on a complaint alleging that they cheated leading real estate developer DLF to the ... Read more...

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Myanmar to build two new international airports


February 20th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 20 (IANS) Myanmar is planning to add two new international airports in the country and is reportedly asking for investment from Japan and Singapore.The two new airports would ... Read more...

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Kannur airport to begin operations in 2015


February 7th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Kerala's fourth international airport at Kannur would begin operations in 2015, K.Babu, the state's minister in charge of the airport, said Tuesday.Babu told reporters here that ... Read more...

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Britain in deep freeze


February 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Britain is under the spell of snow, ice and freezing temperatures and the prevailing condition may last through February.On Tuesday, people in parts of Britain woke ... Read more...

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Tripura airport being upgraded for Hasina’s visit


January 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian government is upgrading the Tripura airport with international facilities ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, whose aircraft will land ... Read more...

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Drug smuggler arrested in Rajasthan


December 18th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 18 (IANS) The Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Rajasthan Police Sunday arrested a man on charges of smuggling narcotics to various places in the country and ... Read more...

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Kerala will push low-cost airline, Islamic banking: Chandy


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Kerala will pursue with the central government its proposal to start an airline, mainly to extend low-cost option to its vast diaspora in the Gulf ... Read more...

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Small investors entitled for Kannur airport equity


October 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Small investors can apply for equity in Kerala's newest international airport at Kannur which will be ready by 2013, a minister said Monday."The board of directors ... Read more...

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More CCTV cameras coming up in Mumbai


May 27th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Keeping the promise of making his constituency crime free, Maharashtra legislator Krishna Hegde from suburban Vile Parle is all set to inaugurate five new close circuit ... Read more...

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Supreme Court quashes airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Taking domestic and international flights from the Delhi and Mumbai airports is likely to get trifle cheaper, with the Supreme Court Tuesday striking down the ... Read more...

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No airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai: Supreme Court (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Taking domestic and international flights from the Delhi and Mumbai airports is likely to get cheaper, with the Supreme Court Tuesday striking down the airport ... Read more...

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No airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai: Supreme Court


April 26th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Taking domestic and international flights from the Delhi and Mumbai airports is likely to get cheaper, with the Supreme Court Tuesday striking down the airport ... Read more...

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Apex court slams ‘inefficient’ national carrier


April 4th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was unsparing in its criticism of the "lord and master" government for its backing of the national air carrier, which is ... Read more...

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SGPC protests against turban frisking at international airports


March 25th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar.25 (ANI): The Sikh religious body, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), has strongly protested against turban frisking of Sikhs at various International airports and has passed a resolution over the issue ... Read more...

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Vayalar Ravi issues fresh directives for airport security


February 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Fresh directives have been issued to all airport operators in the country to install sophisticated devices to shore up security at domestic and international airports, Civil ... Read more...

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GVK to develop two airports in Indonesia


January 25th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) GVK Power and Infrastructure will develop two airports in Indonesia with an investment of nearly $5 billion, the company's vice-chairman G.V. Sanjay Reddy said here Tuesday. "We ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia MoUs focus on infrastructure development


January 25th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India and Indonesia Tuesday signed $15.1 billion worth of memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for investments in Indonesia, mainly focused on developing airports, rail and power plants in ... Read more...

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A moment of relief for debutant minister’s grieving mother


January 19th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) For Janaki Amma, the mother of newly-appointed central minister of state K.C. Venugopal, it was a day of mixed emotions. She was happy, but not happy enough to ... Read more...

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Citibank manager who duped investors of Rs.200 crore untraced (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 29 (IANS) A Citibank manager accused of cheating investors of what is now said to be Rs.200 crore after promising to double their money continues to be on the ... Read more...

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CitiBank fraud not a systemic failure: Mukherjee


December 29th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Terming the alleged multi-crore-rupee fraud detected at Citibank as an act of "individual misdemeanour", Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said there was no systemic failure and ... Read more...

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Citibank manager who duped investors of Rs.100 crore untraced


December 29th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 29 (IANS) A Citibank manager accused of cheating investors of Rs.100 crore after promising to double their deposits continues to be on the run, police said Wednesday, a day after ... Read more...

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Advance Passenger Information System in six international airports: Govt


November 30th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran said on Tuesday that Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) in Phase-I has been introduced ... Read more...

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