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Russia may blacklist air passengers, pilots


May 16th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pilots who violate work rules and unruly passengers could be blacklisted in Russia under a bill now in parliament, an MP said.Andrei Andreev, chairman of ... Read more...

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Shanghai district official sentenced to 16 years in prison over deadly high-rise fire


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A district official in charge of construction was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Tuesday in connection with a massive fire that broke out at a ... Read more...

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16-year jail for official in Shanghai fire incident


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) A district official in China was Tuesday sentenced to 16 years in prison in a case related to a fire in a high-rise building in Shanghai ... Read more...

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Transportation “biggest risk” during 2012 London Olympics


April 15th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): A London Assembly report has claimed that tourists might face transportation problems during the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games.Stressing that transportation in the country remains "one of the biggest ... Read more...

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Should iPods, phones be banned for pedestrians crossing roads?


January 31st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 31 (ANI): People in NSW may soon be required to stop using their iPods and phones while crossing the road.The call to pass this law has been backed by ... Read more...

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Congress man says he was quizzed over Pune bombing


March 6th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Thane, March 6 (IANS) A Congress activist admitted Saturday that he was in police custody for three days and questioned about the Pune bombing that killed 17 people. The police denied ... Read more...

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UAE to be vice-chair of UN aviation body’s transport committee


January 20th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 20 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) representative has been unanimously elected as vice-chairperson of the Air Transport Committee of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Captain Aysha Al Hamili was ... Read more...

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Britain’s longest-serving woman MP dies


April 18th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, April 18 (DPA) Gwyneth Dunwoody, the longest-serving woman member of British parliament, representing the ruling Labour Party, has died aged 77, the party said Friday. Dunwoody, who began her parliamentary career ... Read more...

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