passenger safety

Chiranjeevi, Naidu blame railway’s negligence for disaster


July 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Congress MP K. Chiranjeevi and Telugu Desam party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu blamed the negligence by the railways for Monday's train disaster at Nellore.Both the ... Read more...

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PM, Jayalalithaa condole deaths in train fire (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, DMK president M.Karunanidhi, DMDK chief A.Vijayakant and others Monday condoled the death of 35 people, ... 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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Distant storms can cause air turbulence mid flight


June 26th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) Distant storms even as far away as 100 km, could create sudden turbulence in mid flight and cause passenger injuries because of the refusal to wear ... Read more...

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Trinamool derails fare hike, BJP, Left slam budget (Political Roundup)


March 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi's maiden railway budget sparked a political explosion Wednesday after his Trinamool Congress blasted his proposed fare hikes, throwing up a ... Read more...

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Train passengers’ safety to be enhanced


March 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Indian Railways proposes to complete installing integrated security systems at all the 202 identified stations and increase number of trains escorted by security forces in ... Read more...

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DGCA to submit report on Kingfisher


March 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) India's airline regulator would soon submit a report on whether crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines is following the laid down norms, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Will not close down Kingfisher due to losses: Ajit Singh


February 29th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Wednesday discounted the possibility of Kingfisher Airlines closing down due to its inability to raise fresh funds and mitigate losses."You ... Read more...

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Decision on Kingfisher’s new flight schedule Monday: DGCA


February 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Saturday said it will take a call on Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines new flight schedule Monday (Feb 27)."We will take a decision ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh rules out cancelling Kingfisher’s licence


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday ruled out cancelling the licence of Kingfisher Airlines even as the carrier continued to curtail its daily flight operations ... Read more...

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Kingfisher cuts flights to fend off debt, banks plan lifeline (Roundup)


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines, battling for survival, Wednesday submitted a new flight schedule to the industry regulator amidst buzz that the carrier has got a ... Read more...

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Kingfisher cancels 30 flights, submits new schedule (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines cancelled around 30 flights in major metro cities across the country, forcing passengers to face another harrowing day Wednesday. Submitting to the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher cancels 20 flights, passengers take the hit


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Passengers booked to travel with Kingfisher Airlines continued to face a harrowing time for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as the beleaguered airline cancelled ... Read more...

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No government bailout for Kingfisher: Ajit Singh (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Operations of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines continued to be disrupted for the third consecutive day Monday even as the government reiterated that it will not ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed, avalanche warning


February 14th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway for the second consecutive day Tuesday.Brigadier T.P.S. Rawat, chief engineer of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), ... Read more...

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IndiGo defends itself, says passenger safety paramount (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Low-cost carrier IndiGo Monday tried to defend itself against the civil aviation watchdog's charge that it had flouted mandatory safety norms, and said passenger safety ... Read more...

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IndiGo says passenger safety its mission


January 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Low cost carrier IndiGo Monday said it has not flouted any safety norms by not reporting incidents of flight duty times of airlines' personnel or ... Read more...

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Ford launches two new variants of Fiesta sedan


July 14th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) American automobile major Ford Thursday launched two new variants of its premium sedan Fiesta powered by petrol and priced between Rs.8,23,500 and Rs.10,42,200 (ex-showroom, Delhi)."This premium ... Read more...

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DGCA can fix pilots’ working hours, rules Supreme Court


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday held that aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has full authority to issue a circular fixing the duty hours ... Read more...

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Two more fake pilots on the run, licences being probed (Roundup)


March 14th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With two pilots who faked their qualification already arrested and two more on the run, authorities believe there is an organised racket to provide ... Read more...

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Youth activists in Kolkata protest against recent metro train mishap


October 26th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct.26 (ANI): Youth activists of Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), protested against recent derailment of a metro train in Kolkata.Protestors held a demonstration outside the Metro Rail Bhavan demanding ... Read more...

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Joanathan Rhys Meyers Drunk Enough To Get Banned From United Airlines?


May 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One drunken flight has cost actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers more than he could have imagined. The United Airlines has decided that they would not be allowing ... Read more...

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20 Spain airports closed due to volcanic ash


May 9th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 9 (IANS/EFE) Twenty Spanish airports in the northern part of the Iberian peninsula were closed Saturday due to the cloud of ash from the Icelandic volcano of Eyjafjalla, which covered ... Read more...

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Rajdhani Express to arrive at New Delhi Railway Station today


October 28th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Bashthala (West Bengal), Oct 28 (ANI): The Delhi bound Bubaneshwar Rajdhani Express, which was abducted and released by the pro-Maoist organisations, is expected to arrive at New Delhi Railway Station this ... Read more...

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Mamata curbs foreign tours of railway officials


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee has imposed restrictions on foreign tours by officials of her ministry. "It is not possible to stop foreign tours when transfer of technology is ... Read more...

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Airport security measures after 9/11 largely ineffective in ensuring passenger safety


December 21st, 2007 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 21 (ANI): A new research has questioned airport security screening measures after September 11th, arguing that there is no evidence that the huge amounts of money spent on them have ... Read more...

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