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Pakistan grounds all private jets for checks


April 24th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) In the wake of last week's deadly plane crash near here, Pakistan's aviation authorities Monday grounded all passenger aircraft run by private companies in the ... Read more...

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Why Depp loves private planes?


November 8th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Johnny Depp has revealed he prefers to fly on private planes so that he can smoke."On a private plane you can smoke and this makes ... Read more...

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I am extremely exhausted, tired: Shah Rukh


October 20th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The eight-city tour to promote his dream project "RA.One" has left Shah Rukh Khan tired and exhausted, but the emotional bond with the film ... Read more...

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Entourage finale aired


September 12th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After eight seasons, the final episode of the show Entourage was aired on Sunday. The show has over the years received mixed reviews and averaging decent ... Read more...

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Kate Moss to sign pre-nup?


June 16th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss is reportedly planning to sign a pre-nup before she ties the knot with rocker Jamie Hince to protect her 48 million pounds fortune."Kate ... Read more...

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Chandigarh airport prepares for a busy Wednesday


March 29th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) With top leaders, business tycoons, Bollywood celebrities and other big-wigs flying in here in several chartered, personal and special planes for the most awaited ... Read more...

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Goldie Hawn’s ex-hubby to publish devastating tell-all book about her


January 13th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 13 (ANI): Actress Goldie Hawn's former husband Bill Hudson is set to publish a devastating tell-all book on her that will reveal her private life and their "open ... Read more...

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Goldie Hawn’s ex-husband planning tell-all book


January 13th, 2011 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Hollywood actress Goldie Hawn's ex-husband Bill Hudson is planning to write a tell-all book about his former partner and their famous actress daughter Kate Hudson.Hawn married Hudson ... Read more...

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Chinese billionaires own 200 jets


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Nearly 200 planes in China are owned by billionaires even though the country's low-altitude airspace is banned for private flying, a media report said Tuesday. Low-altitude flying is under ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese website holds competitions to find bride for millionaires


June 29th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): A Chinese dating agency is holding a competition to find the perfect match for its millionaire members.The competition has attracted huge attention in China where online dating ... Read more...

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Backstreet Boys want to make Lady Gaga business savvy


April 15th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Pop group Backstreet Boys want to mentor singer Lady Gaga about the business of music so she doesn't make the same mistakes they did when they first made ... Read more...

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Apex court adjourns hearing on Dadri land lawsuit


January 18th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday adjourned the hearing on a lawsuit of Reliance Power challenging the Allahabad High Court's verdict partially scrapping the acquisition of farm land for ... Read more...

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Air pollution may pose health concern for people near smaller regional airports


November 20th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 20 (ANI): Scientists are reporting evidence that air pollution - a well-recognized problem at major airports - may pose an important but largely overlooked health concern for people living near ... Read more...

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Smaller airports pose bigger pollution threat than suspected


November 19th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Air pollution poses a largely overlooked threat to people living near smaller regional airports, says a new study. The study, one of a handful to examine airborne pollutants ... Read more...

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In competitive austerity, Krishna too opts for economy class


September 13th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) No private planes for official trips abroad and no-no to meetings in five-star hotels. A competitive austerity drive in the government has kicked in, with External ... Read more...

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Government to act tough over near miss at Mumbai airport


August 24th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government will take "strict action" against those found guilty in Sunday's near-miss incident at the Mumbai airport when two private planes took off almost simultaneously from ... Read more...

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Near miss at Mumbai airport


August 24th, 2009 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Two private planes took off almost simultaneously from the same runway at the Mumbai airport Sunday morning, narrowly averting an air disaster, an official said Sunday. A probe has ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson was an excessively lavish spender and a car freak


July 11th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): While Michael Jackson reportedly died with a debt estimated at around 400 million dollars, it has emerged that the 'King of Pop' enjoyed an excessively lavish lifestyle, ... Read more...

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No plans to hire private planes for paramilitary forces: Chidambaram


July 8th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has ruled out any plans to engage private domestic airlines to move paramilitary forces across the country.At present, the Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Chartered plane forced to land after violating Indian airspace


June 20th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A chartered flight from Diego Garcia was Friday made to land at Mumbai by the Indian Air Force after it was found using a false call sign, ... Read more...

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Airlines get notices for flouting Election Commission norms


May 5th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued notices to private aviation companies for flouting norms on the use of choppers and private aircraft during the ... Read more...

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Stanford may face criminal fraud charges


February 21st, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): Texan cricket tycoon Sir Allen Stanford is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over a suspicion that he ran a form of ponzi scheme through ... Read more...

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Duke of York dished out PS130k during taxpayer-funded trips abroad


November 21st, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): The Duke of York dished out almost 130,000 pounds during 16 taxpayer-funded trips abroad last year, according to official figures.Prince Andrew spent the whopping 130,000 pounds on ... Read more...

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Steve Fossett’’s widow denies he faked death


July 29th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A lawyer for aviation adventurer Steve Fossetts widow has denied claims that the millionaire may have faked his own death.Fossett went missing last September after taking off ... Read more...

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Steve Fossett ”may have faked his own death”


July 28th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Round the world flying adventurer Steve Fossett may have faked his own death due to personal problems or fears about his business dealings, according to investigators. Fossett, the ... Read more...

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Now, a coat of paint that can save airplanes from disasters


July 3rd, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 3 (ANI): Though airplanes are inspected on a daily basis, small defects are easily overlooked. Now, scientists have revealed that they are testing a new paint that detects hidden ... Read more...

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Go past the sound barrier in your own supersonic jet


June 8th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Cutting through the sky sooner than the speed of sound is not a far-off dream anymore, for three big companies are developing private planes capable of supersonic ... Read more...

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Green Hollywood A-listers fuel-guzzling fiends


May 11th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 11 (ANI): They profess great concern for the earth, air and oceans but when it comes to themselves, the worlds top celebrities are total hypocrites.Some of the ... Read more...

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