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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Terrorist wanted for Kandahar hijacking arrested


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Mehraj-ud-din Dand, a terrorist wanted for his involvement in the hijacking of flight IC-814 flight to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested by ... Read more...

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JetBlue fined $90,000 for violating passenger rights


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways Corp. has been fined $90,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) after it failed to inform passengers of their right to leave ... Read more...

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New terminal at Lucknow airport opens June 2


May 31st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The new terminal at Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, inaugurated by the union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh May 19, will be opened for use on ... Read more...

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Mahindra Racing bag points at Le Mans


May 20th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Le Mans (France), May 20 (IANS) Mahindra Racing's German rider Marcel Schrotter claimed a determined 12th place in Sunday French Moto GP, soldiering on in conditions that saw falls for ... Read more...

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New terminal in Lucknow airport inaugurated


May 19th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) The new terminal at Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport was inaugurated by Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Saturday.The 20,000 square metre, three-tier building has departure and ... Read more...

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Olympic flame arrives in Britain


May 19th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) The Olympic flame arrived in Britain Friday after being flown from Athens, Greece, for the London 2012 torch relay.A gold-coloured plane named The Firefly landed ... Read more...

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Jet pilots abort landing after phone distraction


April 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) The pilots of an international flight had to abort touch-down because the captain was distracted by his mobile phone, Daily Mail reported Thursday.Australian Jetstar flight JQ57 ... Read more...

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Chavez in Cuba for another round of cancer treatment


April 16th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 16 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in Cuba again for more radiation therapy after he was operated on in February for a new cancerous tumour.Cuban media reported ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon disrupts flights in London


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Flights were temporarily halted Friday in London's second largest airport Gatwick after a hot air balloon flew into its airspace.Planes had to wait on the tarmac ... Read more...

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India’s Sailesh second on debut at British GT championship


April 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cheshire (England), April 9 (IANS) The inaugural race of the 2012 British GT championship lived up its fast-paced, closely competitive racing reputation with Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti making it ... Read more...

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US woman, 80, with no training, lands plane


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) An 80-year-old woman in the US who had never flown before managed to land a small aircraft after her pilot husband passed out at the controls.The ... Read more...

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Armaan set for maiden Indy race


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
St Petersburg (Florida), March 23 (IANS) Having missed most of the pre-season testing due to budget constraints, India's Armaan Ebrahim faces an uphill task as he prepares for his first ... Read more...

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Pilots ‘almost pass out’ after taking off


January 9th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A looming disaster was averted when a passenger British Airways flight returned to Heathrow just minutes after taking off. The two female pilots at the back of ... Read more...

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President’s plane delayed for technical glitch


November 30th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's flight to Pune was delayed here Wednesday after the pilot detected a technical problem in the cockpit panel, with the nation's first ... Read more...

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I don’t feel older, wiser: SRK


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who turned 46 Wednesday, says he neither feels older nor wiser. For the actor, who is riding high on the ... Read more...

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Man asks police officer to return his ‘dropped marijuana’


October 12th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pittsburgh, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man walked up to an officer and demanded that he return the marijuana that he just dropped. Miles Bennet was bold enough to demand that the ... Read more...

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Learn the art of speed on F1 race track


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 3 (IANS) Motor sports enthusiasts wanting to learn the art of speed with the elegance of making a sharp turn now need not pursue their dreams on ... Read more...

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Buddh circuit gets green signal from FIA: FMSCI


September 1st, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Formula One race director Charlie Whiting Thursday "cleared" the Buddh International Circuit for hosting the inaugural Indian Grand Prix October 28-30.The Federation of Motor Sports ... 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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Around 30 teams for Rally de Sea View


July 7th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Around 30 teams will participate in the 160-km Rally de Sea View motor sports event traversing popular sea resorts including Digha, Shankarpur and Mandarmoni in West ... Read more...

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‘Not fair’, Sushma says to chopper landing denial


April 10th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) "Really not fair", is how BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday tweeted her ire over her chopper being denied landing permission in Palakkad in Kerala ... Read more...

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Malaysian flight makes emergency landing at Delhi airport


February 20th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Delhi Sunday made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here after the pilot noticed a technical ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj, Jaitley taken into custody


January 24th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 24 (IANS) Senior BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar were Monday night taken into custody by Jammu and Kashmir Police from the airport here to thwart their ... Read more...

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BJP leaders protest at Jammu airport (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 24 (IANS) High drama erupted at the Jammu airport Monday after BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Ananth Kumar sat on the tarmac after police barred them from ... Read more...

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U.S. Vice President Biden makes unannounced trip to Afghanistan


January 11th, 2011 - 4:56 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived on a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday night to evaluate progress towards a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the White House said.During ... Read more...

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Heathrow Airport Might Resume Flight Operations On Limited Basis


December 20th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air travelers stranded in London's Heathrow Airport may finally breath a sigh of relief as the airport is likely to resume flight operations for a ... Read more...

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No end in sight to Qantas’ flight break down woes


November 30th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30 (ANI): Qantas has been forced into a controversy yet again after passengers were removed from one of its planes, bound for Sydney, this morning because it reportedly suffered a ... Read more...

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Another Qantas plane grounded in Australia following engine failure


November 28th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Within hours of Qantas resuming its services, QF1, which was bound for London from Sydney, was cancelled after a loud noise emerged from the engine while the aircraft ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal ‘not interested’ in running for president in 2012


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, has claimed that he is not interested in running for president in 2012.Jindal, a rising star selected by the ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Pamela Anderson Miffed With Crowds And Media Attention!


November 17th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As she landed on the Mumbai airport, she must not have imagined the craze and attention she will draw over to the airport terminal itself! Flanked by five mean looking bodyguards ... Read more...

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Pak journalist disappointed over Bush’s ‘plagiarism’


November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Ahmed Rashid, one of Pakistan's most respected journalists, has said that he is disappointed that parts of his work appear to have been plagiarized by former US President ... Read more...

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Obama unconnected to reality: Bobby Jindal


November 13th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has accused President Barack Obama of not being "connected to reality on the ground" during the Gulf oil spill and more ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal sparred with Obama over Gulf oil spill response, reveals book


November 13th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, has used his new book to criticise US President Barack Obama over the Gulf oil spill, alleging that he ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s progress on stamping out terror is slow: President Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 7 (ANI): US, President Barack Obama on Sunday said Pakistan's progress on stamping out terror is slow, and added that it is not acting as quick as desired."There are ... Read more...

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