runways

NASA gives three firms $1.1 bn to build new spacecraft


August 4th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) NASA has given three firms a total of $1.1 billion to build a new range of "space taxis" that will take astronauts to the International Space ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Marussia test driver loses eye after crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Marussia test driver Maria deVillota has lost her right eye after a crash while testing its Formula One car, the team said Wednesday.De Villota was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

F1 test driver Maria battling for life after crash


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has sustained life-threatening injuries in a crash during testing in Cambridgeshire, the Marussia team and local ambulance services ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India face mighty Australia in Olympic Hockey Test event


May 1st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) The four-nation London Olympics Hockey Test event will commence at the Olympic Park here Wednesday with India pitted against World Champions Australia in their opening match.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian hockey team leaves for London


April 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team left here for London Friday to take part in a four-nation Olympic test event ahead of the 2012 Games.The 18-member ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Beijing to build world’s busiest airport


February 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) The Chinese capital will this year begin construction of an airport that will become the world's busiest, a media report said.According to China Daily, the yet-to-be-named ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mumbai Airport to close for reconstruction work


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will remain closed starting Saturday (today) and the next two Saturdays for five hours each for reconstruction work, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Snow and ice blanket Britain


February 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Heavy overnight snow in Britain severely disrupted road, rail and air travel Sunday, The Telegraph reported.Drivers were forced to spend the night in their cars as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Go for layering in winter, suggests Dannii Minogue


January 7th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) For all those with wardrobe woes in winters, Australian singer Dannii Minogue suggests layering is the way!The 40-year-old star says the technique will not just "boost ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Power outage at Mexico City airport disrupts hundreds of flights


September 29th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A large power outage at Benito Juárez International Airport (AICM) in the Mexican capital of Mexico City disrupted hundreds of flights on Wednesday evening, officials said on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New taxiway to cut congestion at Mumbai airport


September 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) A new taxiway will be built at the Mumbai airport to slash runway occupancy time and reduce congestion, an official said Tuesday.The taxiway shall be constructed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Radar system now to check runways for dangerous debris


August 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists are developing a new radar system that can possibly prevent a repeat of the Concorde crash of Paris that killed 113 people July 25, 2000, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Turtles block JFK runway


June 30th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (IANS) Flight operations were held up Thursday at New York's JFK International Airport by a procession of turtles crossing the runway, officials said.Several pilots reported diamondback ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India seals $4.1 bn deal for 10 C-17 airlifters


June 15th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India Wednesday sealed its biggest $4.1 billion deal with the US for 10 Boeing C-17 heavy-lift aircraft by signing a formal agreement on this, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US trade body hails India’s $4 bn Boeing order


June 7th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC), a business advocacy group representing some 400 top US companies, has hailed India's decision to purchase 10 Boeing C-17 aircraft, valued ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan air base put on high alert after terror tip-off


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, June 2 (IANS) High alert was issued at Pakistan Air Force Chaklala air base following a warning from an intelligence agency that terrorists may target it, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ukraine to launch air taxis


June 1st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 1 (IANS) Ukraine would soon launch small three-seater aircraft as taxis to ferry people from city to city, the Ukrinform news agency reported.Odesviaremservice - the state-owned aircraft repair ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Supermodels of the World contest now comes to India


May 16th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) If you wish to sashay down international runways, here's the chance - international contest Supermodels of the World is coming to India for the first ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

6.3-magnitude quake hits near Japan’s Chiba region


April 12th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 12 (IANS) A magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred offshore near Chiba prefecture in eastern Japan at 8.08 a.m. local time Tuesday, Xinhua quoted Japan Meteorological Agency as stating.The epicentre ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Serena Williams to launch range of nail polish


March 29th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Tennis ace Serena Williams is all set to release her own collection of nail polish in collaboration with O.P.I..Williams plans to release the Glam Slam! ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Foggy morning in Delhi Friday


February 4th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A fog cover enveloped the capital early Friday but later lifted to give way to a bright day. The minimum temperature saw a rise of three degrees ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Faulty luxury planes ferrying Oz VIP’s living only on hope and prayer


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Jan 22 (ANI): The fleet of luxury planes that fly Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and other VIPs in the country and abroad, has been reportedly facing mechanical faults, resulting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dense fog hits normal life, disrupts air-rail services in Delhi


January 8th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 9ANI): Most of the people in national capital woke up this morning to witness dense fog and chilly weather, with reports claiming that the prevailing conditions have disrupted ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Heavy fog disrupts flights, trains in Delhi (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Heavy fog disrupted flight and train schedules in the capital, leaving thousands of passengers stranded in the bitter cold at the international airport and railway station Sunday.A ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dense fog disrupts air, rail and road traffic in Delhi


December 26th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 26(ANI): A heavy blanket of fog enveloped the national capital on Sunday morning, hitting air and rail services badly.The visibility levels at the main and the new runways of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fog disrupts flights in Delhi


December 26th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Delhi saw a heavy fog cover Sunday morning that led to a sharp drop in visibility, disrupting several international and domestic flights at the airport here, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lily Allen stranded at airport


December 20th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen faced the prospect of sleeping at an airport Saturday night when her flight was grounded as heavy snow hit Britain.Allen, who suffered a tragic miscarriage ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

London flights cancelled due to snow


December 19th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Major Indian carriers Sunday announced the cancellation of their flights to and from London following the closure of London's Heathrow airport due to heavy snow. "Due to persistent ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Big freeze: Christmas travel plans in chaos


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Christmas travel plans for more than a million people in Britain were thrown into chaos as snow and freezing temperatures wreaked havoc across the country forcing airlines to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diane Von Furstenberg Launches Its Pre-Fall Collection


December 15th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is rather hard to resist Diane Von Furstenberg, especially when the Christmas is round the corner and most women have already fallen prey to the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Close encounter for landing passenger jets at San Francisco airport


December 15th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Two passenger jets approaching the dual runways of San Francisco International Airport for parallel landings looked like they were about to collide with one another.From the picture ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Charlize Theron And Julia Roberts Set To Make Evil Queens


December 14th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Studios are gearing up as two Snow White projects are simultaneously worked upon. Sources added that Universal’s "Snow White and the Huntsman" have zeroed on Charlize Theron to play the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Minneapolis Airport Closed After Blizzard Onslaught


December 12th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Minneapolis Airport has been forced to close down its operations owing to inclement weather. The runways of the airport have got totally covered with snow ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mercury falls in Britian, travel woes continue in Europe


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Britain is expected to remain wrapped up in freeze and fog until the weekend, weather official forecast Friday, as temperatures dropped further, halting air and rail transport across ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Louisville Airport Bomb Scare Resolved


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Louisville International Airport authorities heaved a sigh of relief after the search for a bomb in the cargo area revealed that there was no ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe