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Northeast on high alert to foil terror attacks on Aug 15


August 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states about possible militant strikes in the run-up to Independence Day celebrations Wednesday."Central intelligence wings and the union home ... Read more...

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South African airport evacuated after bomb scare


June 24th, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 23 (IANS) Terminal buildings at a South African airport near Johannesburg had to evacuated Saturday following a bomb scare.According to officials, terminal buildings of the Lanseria Airport were ... Read more...

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Shanghai to redevelop its first airport


May 10th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 10 (IANS) Shanghai will rebuild its first airport and turn it into a heliport that will be used by over 4,000 helicopters annually by 2020, a media report ... Read more...

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‘Civil aviation sector up 18.5 percent in seven years’


March 15th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's financially troubled civil aviation sector grew at 18.5 percent in the last seven years and the government has taken various steps to resolve ... Read more...

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India building international-level checkposts along borders


May 6th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 6 (IANS) India is developing 13 international-standard integrated check posts (ICPs) along its borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal for boosting trade and economy with its ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Airports Company to observe Earth Hour


March 26th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) will turn off the lighting system of its second runway here to observe Earth Hour Saturday, WAM News Agency reported. ADAC said ... Read more...

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Patel lays foundation of greenfield airport in Sikkim


February 28th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Saturday laid the foundation of a new greenfield airport at Pakyong in Sikkim and an airport terminal building at Dibrugarh in Assam. The ... Read more...

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Patel lays foundation of new terminal at Surat airport


February 27th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Surat, Feb 27 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Friday laid the foundation of a new terminal at Surat airport, the eighth such terminal project in the country since Feb 20. The new ... Read more...

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Minister keeps up spree of laying airport foundation stones


February 26th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Feb 26 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Thursday laid the foundation of a new terminal here, the seventh since Feb 20, after inaugurating the departure terminal at the Delhi airport ... Read more...

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After 10 years, India will have 400 airports: Minister


February 21st, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) The number of airports in India will go up from the present 85 to about 400 in the next 10 years, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said here ... Read more...

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Patel on overdrive, launches upgrade projects of five airports


February 20th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel was on an overdrive Friday, flying to as many as five cities during the day to kickstart the upgrade and modernisation projects ... Read more...

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Beijing airspace will remain closed during Olympics opening ceremony


July 18th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): The airspace over the Chinese capital, Beijing, will be closed for about five hours during the Olympics opening ceremony on August 8 as part of the ... Read more...

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Extra security checks for air passengers for Olympics


July 8th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) The passengers at the Chinese airports will undergo extra security check before entering airport complexes across the country, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said. The special ... Read more...

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Government clears Kolkata airport project


May 30th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The central government Friday gave its unconditional approval for the modernisation of the Kolkata airport. The Rs.20 billion project is expected to begin in next two months, ... Read more...

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