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  • Pilots to be empowered to deal with tipsy air travellers 16 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Tipsy air travellers, beware! Laws are being tightened to empower crew members to restrain anyone from creating ruckus inside an aircraft or even at the airport before boarding a flight. A new rule has been drafted by aviation regulator DGCA formally empowering the pilotincommand of...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women finish sixth in 10m Air Rifle Team Finals Yesterday

    Incheon: The Indian troika of Ayonika Paul, Apurvi Chandela and Raj Chaudhary finished a disappointing sixth in the 10m Air Rifle Women's Team Finals of the 17th Asian Games on Monday. World No. 8 Ayonika scored a creditable 417.7 but Apurvi (413.8) and Raj Choudhary (407.6) failed to come up with...
  • US says other countries willing to launch air strikes in Syria Yesterday

    Washington: The United States has indications other countries are willing to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, its UN ambassador said on Sunday, predicting "we will not do the air strikes alone." Washington is trying to build an international military, political and financial coalition to defeat the radical...
  • Kerala: Gold worth Rs 35 lakh seized from passenger Yesterday

    Kozhikode: About 1.27 kg of gold worth approximately Rs 35 lakh was seized on Sunday by Customs officials from a passenger who arrived at nearby Karipur international airport. The man had arrived here from Sharjah on an Air India Express flight. The gold was found concealed in a loudspeaker in his...
  • Ukraine says ceasefire violations hold up creation of buffer zone Yesterday

    Kiev: The Ukrainian military accused separatists and Russian troops on Sunday of continuing to shoot at government forces despite a September 5 ceasefire and said Kiev would not go ahead with setting up a proposed buffer zone until the truce violations stopped. Ukraine's warring sides agreed on Friday to withdraw artillery...
  • NATO chief: Ukraine has ceasefire 'in name only' Yesterday

    Vilnius: NATO's top general said on Saturday the twoweekold truce between Ukraine and proRussian militants fighting in the country's east is a "ceasefire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible for outsiders...
  • 'Passenger shaming' is a social media trend that is now exposing the world's worst plane travellers! 2 days ago

    Anyone who flies frequently has met different kinds of annoying people on an airplane. Planes can be uncomfortable, there isn't enough space to rest your legs and the aisle seat is the least preferred. However, to some people all this just doesn't make a difference. They can go to any...
  • Birds cause delay in takeoff, landing of flights in Kolkata 3 days ago

    Kolkata: A flock of birds perched on the runway of the NSCB Airport and delayed take off and landing of flights by 30 minutes. Airport sources said the air traffic control officials noticed the presence of birds on the runway at around 11.50 am when a KolkataGuwahati Jet Airways plane...
  • Nirmala Sitharaman's baggage lost on Air India flight on way to Australia 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has become the latest victim of misplaced baggage on an Air India flight as her checked in luggage went missing on her way to Australia. "Landed in Sydney to take a connecting flight to Cairns. My checked in luggage not...
  • J&K floods: Indian carriers airlifted over 35,000 people 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian carriers, including Air India, have so far airlifted over 35,000 stranded passengers and flown 114 tonnes of relief materials to the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. While Air India permanently stationed two aircraft to fly out stranded people and patients free of cost from Srinagar and Leh, private airlines...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 5 days ago

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Air India suspends pilot, ten cabin crew members for indiscipline 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Taking its crew to task for lack of discipline, Air India on Wednesday suspended a pilot and ten cabin crew members for delaying some recent flights, including an international service, by not reporting for duty on time. The suspensions were carried out after repeated complaints...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou 5 days ago

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Harrowing time for Air India passengers as flight gets delayed for 90 minutes 5 days ago

    New Delhi: It was a harrowing time for the passengers of a Air India flight on Wednesday as it remained stranded at the Delhi airport for 90 minutes. The passengers of the DelhiMumbai flight complained that the air conditioner aboard the plane was not working. Air India, however, denied the claims....
  • J&K floods: Air India sends 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Air India has transported 21 lifeboats from New York to Srinagar free of cost to aid the ongoing rescue and relief operations in floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. The 21 inflatable boats in a 100 kg consignment were given by "a good samaritan" and flown in the direct New YorkDelhi...
  • Srinagar resident's premonition about floods came true hours later 6 days ago

    Srinagar: Tawheed Bazaz, 35, a resident of Srinagar, had a premonition that the flood waters which had inundated the city centre, Lal Chowk, early last Sunday, would also reach their Mandir Bagh locality. "It came true just hours later as the muddy flood waters made their first appearance in our...
  • More people taking the air route, thanks to low priced tickets: report 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Lowpriced air tickets offered by various Indian airlines seem to have had an effect, with the number of passengers flown by them in August growing by over 8.3 per cent compared to July this year, official data showed on Tuesday. The latest figures showed the number of domestic passengers...
  • Government mulls closing some lossmaking state firms, Air India, ONGC, BSNL on the list 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Government officials will meet on Tuesday to discuss proposals to shut down some lossmaking stateowned companies, risking a conflict with powerful trade unions. After two decades of halting privatisations, the Central government still owns about 260 firms and thousands more at the state level, involved in activities ranging from...
  • Two weeks after floods ravaged J&K, locals still await food, relief 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Over two lakh people have been rescued in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir but the big challenge ahead was to supply food and relief to the people. The locals continue to battle with uncertainity without the basics and have accused the government of ignoring their plight. Indian Air Force...
  • J&K floods: As flood waters recede, civic problems come to the fore September 15, 2014

    Srinagar: The joint effort by the Army, Indian Air Force and National Defence Response Force have rescued 1,84,000 people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. But with the receding flood waters, civic problems have now come to the fore. Stagnant water in the state may lead to an outbreak of waterborne...
  • Air India plane buy: Praful Patel shouldn't shy away from probe, says Subramanian Swamy September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Former civil aviation minister Praful Patel should have no hesitation in facing an inquiry over the largescale purchase of aircraft by Air India if his conscience is clear in the matter, BJP's Subramanian Swamy said on Sunday in light of claims in that regard by exCAG Vinod Rai. "There...
  • Army officer rescues his parents who were struck in J&K floods for 5 days September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: As Army, Indian Air Force and National Disaster Response Force have been working round the clock to save the life of others in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir, an officer managed to rescue his parents after five days. The officer told CNNIBN how he managed to rescue his parents who...
  • Air India set to send pilots to fill shortfall in Express service September 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Air India board has cleared a proposal for sending its pilots on deputation to its budget arm, Air India Express, which has been facing shortage of commanders for some time now, airline sources said on Sunday. The move would help Air India, which may face the problem of...
  • Iraq PM says he will protect civilians after USIraq air strikes against Islamic State September 14, 2014

    Baghdad: Iraq's Shiite Prime Minister Haider alAbadi said on Saturday that he had ordered his air force to halt strikes on civilian areas, following attacks by both Iraqi and US jets in large areas of the country held by Islamic State fighters. The announcement, which comes as the United States tries...
  • Jammu floods: Faced hostility from the locals, says Air Force September 12, 2014

    Law and order situation has been affected in many areas of Srinagar. Reports of Army and Air Force personnel facing hostility from locals have cropped up. "We encountered hostility from the locals in the first three days," said Air Force member. ...
  • J&K floods: People have been stranded for over a week, hostility expected, says IAF September 12, 2014

    There have been incidents of stone pelting in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir with angry locals attacking soldiers and rescue workers. CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle spoke to Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh who said that resentment from disgruntled locals is expected in such difficult circumstances. ...
  • J&K floods: Schools will be back on track soon, banks not affected, says CM Omar Abdullah September 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as lakhs of people are still stranded in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir, the state's Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has assured that schools will be back on track soon and banks will not be affected by the floods. He also said that action is being taken to contain...
  • Over 100 Odisha plumbers stranded in Jammu and Kashmir September 11, 2014

    Kendrapara: Over 100 plumbers of Kendrapara district working in Jammu and Kashmir are stranded in the floodravaged Valley, leaving their families in a state of uncertainty. "We have received reports of plumbers of the district stranded in Jammu and Kashmir. To ensure the safety of the migrant workers, the administration...
  • J&K floods: Stone pelting incidents won't deter us, we'll rescue everyone stranded, says IAF September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian Army and the Air Force have been engaged in rescue and relief operations in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir day and night. Even as there have been incidents of some soldiers being attacked during these rescue operations, they say that such incidents do not deter them from...