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Russian plane with 44 missing in Indonesia (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 9 (IANS) A Russian Sukhoi Superjet-100 on a demonstration flight over Indonesia with 44 people, including Russian diplomats, went missing Wednesday, officials said.The plane with eight Russians and ... Read more...

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Aerial crashes: many leaders died, others survived


May 9th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda's chopper accident Wednesday has put the spotlight back on aerial crashes in India, where helicopters are frequently used to ferry ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan has learnt little from previous air crash’


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan has learnt little from a horrific aircrash that took place two years back, said a daily after 127 people were killed in a plane crash ... Read more...

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Travelers stranded at Yellowstone National Park due to winter storm


February 28th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several travelers were left stranded as dangerous winter storm battered the Yellowstone National Park. Rescuers also had to delay the search for a snowboarder who had ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall blocks Srinagar-Jammu highway again


February 13th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) Heavy snowfall Monday lashed the Kashmir Valley, blocking the Srinagar-Jammu highway, an official said."Two feet deep snow has accumulated on the road in Banihal sector. Although ... Read more...

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Florida highway pile-up kills at least ten people


January 30th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gainesville, Fla., Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a deadly pile up that left at least ten people dead and several others injured. Several cars were ... Read more...

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North India reels under severe cold, dense fog (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped many parts of northern India, including the national capital, affecting road, rail and air traffic and adding to commuters' woes as temperatures ... Read more...

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Fog hits air, rail traffic in cold Delhi (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi shivered Thursday as the temperature dipped to 4.8 degrees Celsius, two degrees below average, and chilly winds blew through the day. A dense morning ... Read more...

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Three die when South Korean vessel catches fire near Antarctica


January 12th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by BNO News
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- Three Vietnamese crew members were killed on Wednesday when a South Korean fishing vessel caught fire near Antarctica, emergency officials said on Thursday. Several others were ... Read more...

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Taj city fogged out, commuters hit


January 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 5 (IANS) Agra was all wrapped up in a thick blanket of fog Thursday, and the Met Office has forecast similar foggy conditions Friday and ... Read more...

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Bad weather forces Mulayam to skip Azamgarh rally


January 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Inclement weather Sunday prevented Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav from reaching Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town, where he was to address a rally.While some of ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts train services in chilly Delhi (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Despite a slight respite from three days of heavy fog, over 70 trains got delayed due to poor visibility in Delhi, which experienced a chilly ... Read more...

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Biting cold thaws a little, but fog disrupts travel (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The biting cold conditions of the past few days let up a little over most of north India Tuesday with a warm sun shining through ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flights, trains in chilly Delhi (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Despite a slight respite from three days of heavy fog, around 70 trains got delayed due to poor visibility in Delhi which experienced a chilly ... Read more...

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Deaths, accidents as cold wave grips north India (Roundup)


December 19th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) At least 39 deaths, two blinding accidents, and over 90 trains cancelled or delayed -- life was disrupted as the cold wave gripped north India ... Read more...

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Heavy fog disrupts life in Beijing


December 5th, 2011 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) Over 100 flights in China's capital city were disrupted due to dense fog which shrouded Beijing Sunday evening and also closed down various expressways.Airport was forced ... Read more...

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Nepal plane crash: If only it had been Monday


September 26th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) The plane crash that led to the loss of 19 lives Sunday might have been averted had it been Monday, sorrowing relatives and friends feel.A steady ... Read more...

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Plane with Andhra chief minister hovers in air for 30 minutes


September 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) An aircraft with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on board hovered in the air for over 30 minutes due to poor weather before ... Read more...

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Collision hits train services on Bangalore-Chennai route


September 14th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Train services to Chennai from Bangalore, Mysore and Hubli in Karnataka will remain disrupted till Wednesday evening as restoration work was in progress on the route ... Read more...

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Plane removed, operations resume at Mumbai airport runway


September 5th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Nearly 75 hours after it skidded and got stuck in mud, the stranded Turkish Airlines plane was finally removed from the Mumbai airport runway early Monday, ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport main runway shut till 11 p.m. Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) The closure of Mumbai airport?s main runway has been extended till 11 p.m. Saturday as work to extricate a Turkish Airlines aircraft from slush continued despite ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Maharashtra (Lead)


August 28th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai Sunday disrupting air, rail and road traffic and stranding commuters. More rain is likely in the next two days, ... Read more...

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Poland partly blames Russia for presidential plane crash


July 29th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland Friday released a final report on the possible causes of the Tu-154 plane crash that killed then Polish president Lech Kaczynski last year. It ... Read more...

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Return passengers to lounge if take-off delayed: Apex court


July 8th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Passengers of any aircraft that does not take off and remains parked on the tarmac for more than three hours after boarding is closed but, ... Read more...

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Force India fail to get points from Canadian Grand Prix


June 13th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 13 (IANS) Force India failed to earn points from the rain-hit Canadian Grand Prix as Paul Di Resta finished 18th while Adrian Sutil failed to complete the race.Starting ... Read more...

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Mumbai areas waterlogged after third day of heavy rains


June 11th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Several areas of Mumbai and Thane were waterlogged as heavy rains lashed the city for the third consecutive day Saturday.According to a weather department official, ... Read more...

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Mobile phones may make planes crash: Study


June 10th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A mobile phone when kept on during a flight can actually disrupt the plane's electronic systems and eventually lead to a crash, a study says.The study ... Read more...

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Three feared dead in Pakistan helicopter crash


June 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Three people, including a top officer of paramilitary Punjab Rangers, were feared killed as a helicopter crashed into the Indus river in central Pakistan Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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India’s first air ambulance crash kills 10, probe ordered (Roundup)


May 26th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad/New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) An investigation was ordered Thursday into India's first crash of an air ambulance which smashed into a crowded residential area of Faridabad near the Indian ... Read more...

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Plane crashes into homes near New Delhi, 10 killed


May 26th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by BNO News
FARIDABAD, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- An emergency medical plane carrying seven people crashed into a residential structure near the Indian capital on late Wednesday evening, local media reported.The accident happened at around ... Read more...

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Heavy rain hits Vizag; traffic, flights affected


May 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rain Friday inundated low-lying localities in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam and nearby areas, disrupting normal life and affecting traffic, including several flights.Two flights from Hyderabad to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s Mizoram visit cancelled due to bad weather


May 18th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday cancelled his trip to Mizoram due to bad weather at the airport, and returned to New Delhi from Agartala, ... Read more...

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Political leaders who died in air crashes


May 4th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu is not the only leader to have met a tragic end in an air crash. Here are some of ... Read more...

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Search for Arunachal chief minister enters fifth day


May 4th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Six Indian Air Force helicopters Wednesday began an aerial survey along the dizzy heights of Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh even as the search by ... Read more...

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Rescue teams fail to trace missing chopper, announces minister (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 3 (IANS) Amid palpable anger and anguish amongst people, authorities Tuesday announced that rescue teams had been unable to trace the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee ... Read more...

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