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  • No truth in reports claiming hijack scare on Air India flight: Government 9 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Air India and aviation authorities on termed as false claims of a security scare onboard a recent Delhi-bound Air India flight from London. Nothing unusual was reported on the flight AI-112, which had departed from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) on March 17 for Indira Gandhi International airport, officials said,...
  • Germanwings co-pilot intentionally crashed the plane: Officials Yesterday

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. The statement came after the New York Times reported that "black box" recordings showed one of the...
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  • News 360: Germanwings co-pilot wilfully crashed jetliner, says French prosecutor 2 days ago

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. ...
  • Co-pilot of Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps took sole control of plane and intentionally started descent: Officials 2 days ago

    Paris: Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. The statement came after the New York Times reported that "black box" recordings showed one of the...
  • Saudi Arabia, allies launch air campaign in Yemen against Houthi fighters 2 days ago

    Aden: Saudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yemen on Thursday in coalition with Gulf region allies to counter Iran-backed forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the US-supported Yemeni president had taken refuge. Shortly after the kingdom's ambassador in Washington announced the military action, unidentified warplanes launched an attack on...
  • Air pollution may cause anxiety, stroke 3 days ago

    London: Air pollution is linked to a higher risk of stroke, particularly in developing countries, finds a new study, while another study links pollution to anxiety. In a systematic review and meta-analysis, a team of researchers from Edinburgh University looked at the association between short-term air pollution exposure and stroke-related hospital...
  • Airports Authority of India eyes cargo segment to boost revenue 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With more and more high-density traffic airports going into the hands of private players, the state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) is now looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. As part of this, AAI plans to optimally utilise its old redundant/un-utilised domestic passenger terminals...
  • Major fire inside Parliament complex doused, Home Ministry seeks report 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out inside Parliament complex in Central Delhi on Sunday afternoon. The blaze apparently erupted in an air-conditioning plant. Ten fire tenders battled the flames and brought the fire under control quickly. The blaze was brought under control and no casualties have been reported. The building,...
  • Apple's updated MacBook Air, Pro no longer support Windows 7 with Boot Camp 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Apple has dropped Boot Camp support for Windows 7 on its recently upgraded MacBook Air, Pro models. It will only work with Windows 8 or later. Boot Camp is Apple's software designed to allow its Mac users to install Microsoft Windows on their machines. However, it has now stopped...
  • PMO seeks performance report from Air India March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Concerned over the overall health of Air India, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked the national carrier to submit a detailed performance report on its losses, profitability and revival plan. The state-run airline, however, termed these queries as "routine" and a senior official on Friday said that a...
  • DGCA pulls up Air India for compromising with passengers' safety March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Pulling up Air India, the Director General of Civil Aviation has written to the national carrier asking it to stop operating with mimimum crew. The action comes after it was highlighted how the national carrier was compromising with flight safety norms by rendering fully operational doors unserviceable. This as...
  • Importance of people is only realised after they are dead: Maneck Dalal March 18, 2015

    Former Air India executive Maneck Dalal in an interview with CNN-IBN talks about his meeting with Mahatama Gandhi and JD Tata. ...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal wants ACs removed from new house, officials in fix March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: True to his aam aadmi credentials, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked Public Works Department to remove all air conditioners from the 6 Flagstaff Road residence in north Delhi's Civil Lines area where he will be shifting soon. The demand, however, has left senior PWD officials in a tight...
  • AIR's FM service to cover whole country in few years: Minister March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: The FM service of All India Radio (AIR) will cover the whole country in the next few years, Union Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Col (retd) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said on Tuesday. Inaugurating the new FM transmitter for Vividh Bharati service in Mumbai on Monday, the minister...
  • Drunk driver crashes into Jennifer Aniston's front lawn March 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: Police were called to Jennifer Aniston's home in Bel Air, California on Saturday night after a drunk driver hit a curb in front of her house. According to TMZ, the guy only damaged few plants and no one seemed to be hurt. Law enforcement sources said it was unclear...
  • No evidence of illegal payment made to ex-IAF officer Nayyar in VVIP chopper deal: Ajai Shukla March 16, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Business Standard columnist on strategic affairs, Defence & Diplomacy, Ajai Shukla said that there is no evidence at all that an illegal of payment made to (Retd) IAF Officer Gautam Nayyar. Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the...
  • AgustaWestland chopper scam: Middleman Michel spent crores on air travel of senior IAF officials March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the multi-crore AgustaWestalnd VVIP chopper deal scam case. The two officers, who have already retired from the IAF, have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate. Michel had allegedly spent Rs 4 crore on air travels of...
  • 31 priority, 114 emergency landings in 3 years: Government March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Domestic carriers, including erstwhile Kingfisher Airlines, had made 31 precautionary or priority landings and 114 emergency landings at various airports in the country due to engine defects or failure, medical and other reasons in last three years. Most number of precautionary landings (18) were made by the planes...
  • AIR's news SMS service users cross 6 lakh mark March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The number of users of All India Radio's news SMS service has crossed the six lakh mark. An official statement released in New Delhi said registration for free AIR News on SMS service of the News Services Division (NSD) of All India Radio (AIR) has crossed six lakh. The...
  • Muscat-Delhi Oman air flight makes emergency landing at Delhi airport, all passengers safe March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Oman air flight from Muscat to Delhi made an emergency landing on Thursday at Delhi airport. All the passengers are safe, IGIA airport sources said. The flight WY 241 from Muscat had just landed when two nose-wheel tyres of the aircraft burst around 6 AM, the sources said. Oman...
  • Prasar Bharati appoints 55 persons for posts in AIR, DD says Chairperson Jawhar Sircar March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: To fill key positions in All India Radio and Doordarshan, public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has appointed the first batch of 55 persons. "Prasar Bharati appoints 1st batch of 55 persons after 21 years! Took 3 years to win: 2000 PLUS units to man:17,000 posts vacant," said Prasar Bharati chairperson...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 10, 2015

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  • Indian armed forces can tackle designs of terror outfits, says President March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Admiring the courage and sacrifice of 1.5 million Indian soldiers during the World War 1, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Indian armed forces today is capable tackling the "pernicious designs" of terror outfits. Inaugurating the commemorative exhibition on the theme "India and World War-I", Mukherjee said Indian...
  • Air India yet to finalise executive pilots' draft pay structure: Government March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A committee of Air India is yet to finalise the draft salary structure for its executive pilots, even though it has received a feedback from the group concerned, the government said on Tuesday. Air India had invited representatives of executive pilots to ascertain their views on the draft...
  • News 360: Lok Sabha passes Land Acquisition Bill March 10, 2015

    The contentious Land Acquisition Bill passed the Lok Sabha test on Tuesday after the government carried out nine amendments to it and persuaded most of its allies to support, setting the stage for its consideration in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are loaded against the government. ...
  • French Olympic champions killed in air crash March 10, 2015

    Buenos Aires: London Olympics swimming champion Camille Muffat was among the 10 people killed on Monday when their helicopters collided in mid-air in Argentina. Muffat, 25, brought home three medals from the 2012 Games, including the 400 metres freestyle gold, reports Xinhua. Champion sailor Florence Arthaud and Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine were...
  • 300-odd passengers of Air India face harrowing time, made to wait for 15 hours March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: About 300 passengers of an Air India Delhi to Mumbai flight had a harrowing experiencing when they were made to wait all night at the Delhi airport because of incessant delays in the intervening night of March 8 and 9. Worse, according to passengers, there was only one person...
  • Apple updates Macbook Pro, MacBook Air with faster processor, other improved specs; prices start at Rs 65,900 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Along with its lighter new 12-inch MacBook and the highly-anticipated Apple Watch, Apple has also announced key updates to its earlier MacBook Pro and MacBook Air devices at its Spring Forward event. The company has updated its existing 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air with Thunderbolt 2 and faster Core...