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Bag sparks bomb scare at Mumbai airport
28 January 2011
Mumbai: An unattended bag created bomb scare at Mumbai airport on Thursday afternoon. Central Industrial Security Force officials found an abandoned laptop bag at 3 pm. It was found near the car park   read more...
Thousands of passengers stranded by volcano in Indonesia
28 January 2011
Indonesian authorities have advised airlines to avoid airspace within 200 nautical miles of a volcano in east Java which continues to spew out ash causing havoc for thousands of passengers.

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Minor earthquake shakes Delhi
27 January 2011
New Delhi: An earthquake, measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale, shook the national capital and adjoining areas early on Monday morning.

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Virgin and Qantaslink resume Rockhampton flights
25 January 2011
Australia: Virgin Blue and Qantaslink will be among the first airlines to resume flights to Rockhampton on yesterday after runway flooding forced the airport to shut down.
Chennai flight lands in Mumbai as pilot falls sick
24 January 2011
Chennai: An Oman Air flight from Muscat to Chennai with over 100 passengers had to land in Mumbai after the captain of the flight fell ill while on flight, on Saturday.

High winds delay two flights at Bermuda airport
24 January 2011
Bermuda: Both American Airlines New York and Miami flights were delayed Jan 23 morning due to the high winds. Gusts of up 55 knots were recorded at the airport at morning and the Bermuda Weather Servi  read more...
Flights on Jan 26 affected as Dabolim airport shuts
22 January 2011
Vasco: The Indian Navy has announced the shutting down of the Dabolim airport, Goa, on January 26 to undertake repairs in the runway. This would affect around 34 flights including two foreign charters  read more...
IndiGo to start international flights from August
22 January 2011
New Delhi : Low cost airline IndiGo has been granted permission by the government to commence international flights from August this year. International traffic rights permits IndiGo to fly to Singapo  read more...
Kingfisher flight makes emergency landing
20 January 2011
Mumbai: A Kingfisher flight made an emergency landing at Mumbai airport on Wednesday afternoon.

The AirbusA-20 had taken off from Mumbai airport at 1.52 pm b  read more...
7.4 magnitude earthquake hits India and Pakistan
19 January 2011
New Delhi: Panic struck thousands of households in northern parts of India and neighbouring Pakistan early Wednesday when an earthquake shook the region.

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68 year old man completes Kailash Mansarovar Yatra while battling prostate cancer
18 January 2011
New Delhi: 68 year old Delhiite completes Kailash Mansarovar Yatra while battling prostate cancer.

He had always wanted to make a pilgrimage to Kailash Mansaro  read more...
Snow leaves 200 tourists stranded in Uttarakhand
18 January 2011
Dehradun: Over 200 people, including tourists, are stranded on national highways and border roads due to heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of Uttarakhand. Around 150 villages are cut-off from the r  read more...
NRI E ticket dubbed invalid at Kolkata airport
18 January 2011
Kolkata: An NRI with a confirmed E-ticket for Air India Express’s Calcutta-Dhaka flight received a nasty surprise when airline staff informed him at the airport on the night of the journey that ther  read more...
Snow blocked roads in Himachal Pradesh
17 January 2011
Shimla: After three days of rain and snow, weather in Himachal Pradesh cleared on Sunday, but blocked roads and sub-zero temperatures in higher reaches of the state affected normal life.

Airborne flight grounded in Bangalore after fire scare
17 January 2011
Mumbai: A Hyderabad bound Kingfisher flight from Bangalore with 27 passengers and 5 crew members on board, returned back at the airport due to a fire scare, after being air borne for 10 minutes.
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Chilly winds puts air traffic on track in Lucknow
17 January 2011
Lucknow: Cold winds that swept through the state capital came as a blessing in disguise for those flying from Amausi airport on Sunday. A shallow fog that hovered early morning dispersed enabling   read more...
Flight makes emergency landing at Bangalore
17 January 2011
Bangalore:  The Bangalore airport witnessed a minor scare today after a Kingfisher flight made an emergency landing.

The flight IT-4817 flying from Bangal  read more...
Delhi flight rescheduled due to technical snag
17 January 2011
Surat: An Indian flight from Surat to Delhi was rescheduled for 2:30 am on Saturday after the aircraft bound for Surat experienced a technical snag on Friday afternoon. Surat passengers were taken to   read more...
Sabarimala accident 102 Pilgrims killed in Kerala
15 January 2011
Kochi: A stampede of pilgrims returning from one of India's most popular Hindu festivals killed at least 102 people and injured 44 others.

The stampede was set off Friday night when a group of   read more...
Fog disrupts flights and trains in Eastern India
15 January 2011
Kolkata: In the season's worst weather related disruption of flights and train services, over two score flights and several suburban and long-distance trains were held up in the morning due to dense f  read more...
12 killed as bus falls into river in Varanasi
15 January 2011
Lucknow:  At least 12 people have been killed and many injured after a private bus carrying pilgrims fell into the Varuna river near Varanasi.

The bus was carrying pilgrims who were on the  read more...
Man arrested for holding up GoAir with hoax call in Mumbai
15 January 2011
Mumbai:  A false bomb scare on Go Air flight G8 230 from Mumbai to Delhi created panic amongst people.

Sources say that a passenger named Malik Mohammed T  read more...
2 people held in Korean visa fraud case
15 January 2011
Mumbai: Korean embassy officials, who suspected foul play while examining  visa and work permit for Korea, lodged a complaint with the Gamdevi police. The police arrested two persons for forgery   read more...
Fog continues to hit flights in Patna
14 January 2011
Patna: Thick fog encompassing the city sky on Thursday morning disrupted flights operation at the Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport.

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Fog hits operations at Kolkata airport
14 January 2011
Kolkata: Heavy fog in Kolkata disrupted services at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport on Today morning, with no take-off or landing being possible.
 
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Chartered plane makes emergency landing in Kolkata
14 January 2011
Kolkata: A chartered plane of Deccan Charters airline made an emergency landing at the NSCB International Airport here on Thursday evening, with 21 on board, minutes before its scheduled arrival from   read more...
On the occasion of Sulia Yatra tribals sacrifice hundreds of animals in Orissa
12 January 2011
Orissa: Defying prohibitory orders, tribals in Orissa's Balangir district on Tuesday sacrificed hundreds of animals on the annual Sulia yatra festival.

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Diamond watches and medicines found in Air India flight toilet
12 January 2011
Mumbai: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has seized a consignment of 26 premium Swiss watches and medicines from the toilet of an Air India flight from Abu Dhabi at the Chattrapati Shivaji inte  read more...
Cold wave disrupts trains and flights schedule in North India
11 January 2011
India: Freezing winter in north India has affected trains services and flights badly. Many trains have been cancelled and flights delayed due to fog. Trains like Purshottam Express, Swaraj Express and  read more...
Train schedule disrupted due to dense fog in North India
10 January 2011
New Delhi: On Sunday, dense fog across north India threw train traffic out of gear, triggering inordinate delays and rescheduling of more than 40 trains from here.
Fog disrupts flights at Delhi airport
10 January 2011
New Delhi: On Sunday, low visibility conditions caused due to dense fog affected flight operations at the IGI Airport, delaying over 40 domestic and international flights. A cargo flight was made to r  read more...
Air India Express to re launch flights on Mumbai Bahrain Doha
08 January 2011
Mumbai: Air India Express, the no-frills arm of domestic carrier Air India will re-introduce services from Mumbai to Bahrain and Doha from January 11, 2011. Flights will operate twice on Thursdays and  read more...
Indian Visa on Arrival scheme drew 6549 foreigners in last year
08 January 2011
New Delhi: Over 6500 foreigners availed the Visa on Arrival scheme last year when it was introduced by the government in a bid to promote tourism and facilitate bonafide foreign tourists who plan thei  read more...
Four flights diverted due to fog at IGI airport
08 January 2011
New Delhi: On Friday, dense fog made an appearance at the IGI airport, as a result of which three domestic flights and one international flight had to be diverted.

Five held in human trafficking racket in India
08 January 2011
New Delhi: A gang running a human trafficking racket was busted and five people, including two Bangladeshi and one Nepali nationals, were arrested here. The arrested Indian nationals are identified as  read more...
Snowfall closes Edinburgh Airport
08 January 2011
One of Scotland's biggest airports closed earlier as snowfall heralded a fresh bout of travel disruption. Edinburgh Airport said it would be closed until midday after up to 2.5ins (7cm) of snow settle  read more...
Bomb explodes on Kolkata railway track
07 January 2011
Kolkata: Today, a 50 year old man was killed and two women were injured when a bomb, kept in a tiffin box exploded near the Baidyabati railway station in Hooghly district.

Delhi Metro airport line likely to open next week
07 January 2011
New Delhi: Delhi Metro high-speed Airport Express Line underwent a second safety check Friday and the corridor is expected to begin operations by next week, said an official of Reliance Infrastructure  read more...
Air India hikes fuel surcharge by Rs 200
06 January 2011
Mumbai: In line with an up to Rs 200 hike in fuel surcharge on domestic travel by two private carriers, state-run Air India today increased the same across its domestic sectors by a similar amount.read more...
All flights from Chandigarh grounded due to haze
06 January 2011
Chandigarh: On Wednesday, more than 1,000 air passengers coming to and from Chandigarh airport were stranded as not a single flight could operate from the airport due to extremely hazy conditions in t  read more...
Tourist bus accident in Uttarakhand
06 January 2011
Lucknow: An Uttarakhand state official says 22 people died when their sightseeing bus overturned and crashed in a gorge in northern India.

The private bus had   read more...
No disruption from fog at Indira Gandhi Airport
05 January 2011
New Delhi: On Tuesday, dense fog returned to Delhi IGI airport but didn't cause any major disruptions. Low visibility procedures were implemented at the IGI airport at 3.43am on Tuesday and continued   read more...
Cold wave freezes Kashmir and Leh
04 January 2011
Jammu: Mercury remained at minus 23 deg C for the second consecutive night at Leh in Jammu and Kashmir as the cold wave today continued its grip over the northern region and claimed at least eight liv  read more...
Chile rocked by strong earthquake
03 January 2011
Chile: A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook southern Chile, frightening hundreds of people who fled for higher ground, fearing it could generate a tsunami.

There w  read more...
Tighter checks at airports from 15 Jan
03 January 2011
Mumbai: Passengers taking flights from major international airports in the country can brace themselves for long security check queues as well as tight security checks as high alert will be sounded at  read more...
Heavy snowfall traps tourists in Kullu
01 January 2011
Himachal: A group of tourists was trapped in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Friday after heavy snowfall blocked all exit points and created a traffic jam.

Air passenger complains against Kolkata immigration officer
01 January 2011
Kolkata: An air passenger who came from Dhaka to Kolkata airport has lodged a complaint that the immigration officials demanded bribe from him, the police said today.

Kingfisher connecting Mumbai with Belgaum Jabalpur and Indore with new flights
01 January 2011
Mumbai: Kingfisher Airlines has announced the launch of five new flights on its domestic network. The new flights would connect Mumbai with Jabalpur, Belgaum and Indore, while the other two flight ser  read more...
Government of India extends visa on arrival facility to Cambodia Laos Vietnam and Philippines
31 December 2010
New Delhi: Government on Thursday extended its tourist visa on arrival facility to nationals of Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines from next month.

Snow and rain in Himachal attract tourists
31 December 2010
Himachal: Snow on Wednesday attract tourist on the eve of new year  in Himachal, which otherwise dogged them around Christmas. Rohtang Pass received 40 cm of snow, in Kalpa it was 10 cms, in Pin   read more...
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