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Nasim Ahmad Zaidi is new election commissioner


August 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Former civil aviation secretary Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi was Tuesday appointed an election commissioner by President Pranab Mukherjee."The president has appointed Syed Nasim Ahmad ... Read more...

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Focus on rationalising sales tax on ATF: CII


February 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The new civil aviation policy that is being framed should address key issues like the sales tax the states levy on jet fuel, route ... Read more...

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Families stand by jailed Pakistani cricketers


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Families of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammed Aamir stood by them Thursday, saying they are innocent and have been implicated in the ... Read more...

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Debt should be seen in comparison to size: Mallya


October 31st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' debt should be seen in comparison to the company's size, chairman Vijay Mallya said Monday, adding that the carrier has nine years to ... Read more...

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Mob attacks, torches police station in Bihar


October 15th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) Angered by the death of a local youth, a mob attacked a police station and set it ablaze in Bihar's Purnea district Saturday, officials said. Six ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate civil aviation conference in Mumbai


October 14th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will Monday inaugurate an international conference on civil aviation in Mumbai.The 4th International Civil Aviation Negotiation Conference 2011 (ICAN 2011), hosted by ... Read more...

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Air India chief Jadhav being axed


August 12th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The government has decided to sack Air India chairman and managing director Arvind Jadhav and name an interim replacement for the two posts till a ... Read more...

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Pakistan hikes petrol prices


August 1st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Pakistan has increased petrol prices, an official said.The prices of petroleum products, barring high speed diesel, have been increased for August, reported the daily Dawn.Oil and ... Read more...

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Pakistani American poet who helped Indian gays migrate


July 26th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan-born poet and gay activist Ifti Nasim, who died of a heart attack in a Chicago hospital, once escaped persecution in his native land for his ... Read more...

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‘India, US aviation cooperation to grow’


July 19th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Cooperation and trade between Indian and American aviation industries is poised to grow at a rapid pace, said the US aviation watchdog, Federal Aviation Administration ... Read more...

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India, US to sign aviation safety agreement


July 14th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India and the US are set to sign a bilateral aviation safety agreement (BASA) during US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's visit next week, an ... Read more...

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Unions to help revive Air India: Minister


July 7th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Thursday said that talks between his ministry and the unions of Air India were successful and the employees have ... Read more...

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India seeks more code-sharing to boost travel to Canada


July 1st, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) With no Canadian airline flying to India even as two Indian carriers touch Canada, Indian civil aviation authorities have demanded enhanced code-sharing by the Canadian national ... Read more...

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‘Aviation industry requires $30 bn investment in next 15 years’


May 6th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry requires $30 billion (Rs.135,000 crore) in the next 15 years to develop infrastructure and manpower to cope with increasing passenger and ... Read more...

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Ex-PCB CEO rubbishes reward to vanquished Pak WC team


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer Colonel (retired) Rafi Nasim has expressed surprise over the Pakistan team receiving a hero's welcome for losing the 2011 World ... Read more...

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Six planning to rob businessman held


March 27th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Six men who planned to rob a businessman outside a bank in south Delhi have been arrested, police said Sunday. A pistol and five knives ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines to invest in civil aviation under Consideration: official


March 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Civil Aviation Secretary Dr Nasim Zaidi today said the Ministry of Civil Aviation has received a request from Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) regarding allowing ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 34 in Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) At least 34 mourners were killed and 42 injured Wednesday in a suicide attack at a funeral near Pakistan's Peshawar city, media reports said.The blast ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks a lesson to help recognise enemies, say Pakistani forum speakers


January 15th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 15(ANI): Pakistani think-tank forum Shura Hamdard's Karachi Chapter has said the WikiLeaks incident has been a lesson that one should not rely on others.The Karachi Chapter held a meeting on ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case handling ‘worst example of ICC’s incompetence’: Former PCB CEO


January 14th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 14(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has showed its "incompetence" by the way it has so far dealt with the spot-fixing scandal involving key Pakistani players, former PCB chief executive ... Read more...

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Curbs on aircraft to check flight delays in Delhi (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) In bid to mitigate fog-related flight disruptions at Delhi airport, the aviation regulator Sunday imposed curbs on aircraft not equipped to land in runway visibility as low ... Read more...

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New rules to mitigate fog-related flight disruptions


December 26th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) In an effort to mitigate fog-related flight disruptions, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sunday said that aircraft that are not compliant with the CAT 3B ... Read more...

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Air prices will soon stabilise, says Praful Patel


December 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Ankita DwivediMumbai, Dec.4 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Saturday assured the nation that airfares would soon stabilise and rejected a proposal by domestic airlines for a massive hike ... Read more...

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Praful Patel says, new fares suggested by airlines can’t be justified


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said on Friday that the new fares suggested by airlines cannot be justified and the Government has taken a serious ... Read more...

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Zaidi takes charge as new Civil Aviation Secretary


November 30th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI).Dr. Nasim Ahmad Zaidi has assumed charge as the new secretary in the civil aviation ministry. He takes over from M. Madhavan Nambiar, who has superannuated.Dr. Zaidi belongs to ... Read more...

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Government warns airlines on high fares (Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Airlines cannot be allowed to charge "exorbitant" fares and errant firms will be dealt with strictly, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel and aviation sector watchdog Directorate General ... Read more...

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India, US to sign aviation safety agreement


November 25th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The country's aerospace segment is poised to grow with India and the US set to sign the Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) that would usher in mutual ... Read more...

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SNL pokes fun at the TSA security procedures with their skit


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) SNL revealed the funny side of the new airport security measures. In a sketch called “Message from the TSA”, SNL produced a comical insight into what ... Read more...

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PML-N female legislators hurl shoes, burn Musharraf’s picture at Punjab Assembly


October 6th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 6 (ANI): Enraged by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's remarks against their leader Nawaz Sharif, four Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) female legislators hurled shoes at a picture of the ... Read more...

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Apex court to reconsider order to probe Modi, 62 others


March 15th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday decided to consider if it should recall its April 2009 order for probing the roles of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and ... Read more...

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Illicit affair drives man to hatch his wife’s killing


December 17th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) An illicit affair with a relative drove a man to get his wife eliminated by making it look like a case of fatal stabbing during chain snatching while ... Read more...

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Waqar appointed Pak team’s bowling/fielding coach for Oz series


December 9th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 9 (ANI): Former captain Waqar Younis has been appointed as Pakistan's bowling and fielding coach, The News reports.According to a spokesperson of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Younis would ... Read more...

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Five held for double murder in Delhi


December 8th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Five men have been arrested here for allegedly beating two men to death when they objected to their drinking alcohol in public, police said Tuesday. Gulfam, Mohammad Salim, ... Read more...

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Top ’suicide bomb specialist’ Taliban commander nabbed in Swat


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.22 (ANI): Pakistani security forces have nabbed a top commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Shura Nasim alias Abu Faraj from the Charbagh region in Swat.Sources said Faraj masterminded several ... Read more...

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Michaela Watkins Axed From “Saturday Night Live”


September 5th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar American actress Michaela Watkins, who did wonderful comic roles, specifically the Angie Tempura character, promoting her website "Bitch Pleeze" has been formally informed to leave "Saturday Night Live". Even her ... Read more...

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