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  • No measures to guard traffic personnel against toxic air despite high pollution levels Yesterday

    Despite high pollution levels in our cities there are hardly any measures to guard the traffic police personnel against the toxic air on the road. ...
  • Air Canada to launch Delhi flights from November Yesterday

    Toronto: After a gap of almost a decade, Air Canada will resume direct flights between Toronto and Delhi from this winter season, its chief told Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The airline's President and CEO, Calin Rovinescu, met the Prime Minister at his meeting with business leaders and informed him about the...
  • NGT notice to states,Union Territories on vehicular pollution Yesterday

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Friday sought the response from all states and Union Territories (UTs) seeking the status on steps take to prevent air pollution caused by vehicles. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notice to the chief secretaries of all states and UTs...
  • Delhi resident shares ideas to improve air quality in homes, offices 2 days ago

    With rising air pollution levels in Delhi a big concern for residents, a citizen journalist Kamal Meattle shares his ideas on how to improve air quality in homes and offices. ...
  • Government owes around Rs 600 crore to Air India for VVIP travel 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Government owes around Rs 600 crore to Air India for using its aircraft for travel of VVIPs. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has taken up the issue with various ministries regarding the pending amount related to the services of Air India aircraft availed for such VVIP travel. According to official...
  • 31 all out but team still wins the match 4 days ago

    Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties, and the statement once again proved itself on Tuesday when the cricket world saw an 'unlikeliest' of victories during a Premier Championship match in Sri Lanka. Riding on Asiri Karunaratne's magnificent 5 for 21, Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club, who opted to field,...
  • Air India pilots, crew members unspoken heroes of Yemen rescue operation 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Air India pilots and crew members are the unspoken heroes of Yemen rescue operation as they evacuated over 4,000 of its nationals from the war-torn country. Unmindful of their safety, Air India flew into the war zone in Yemen and rescued hundreds of Indians and foreigners. The crew performed an...
  • Cases of respiratory problems increasing in Chennai due to rising pollution levels 4 days ago

    Chennai's air pollution levels appear to be moderate compared to cities like New Delhi and Bengaluru but health experts say that the number of people with respiratory problems has increased over the years. The Air Quality Index launched by Prime Minister shows that the sulphur dioxide levels in some parts...
  • Air India One develops problem, standby sent to ferry Modi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Air India One, a Boeing 747-400 aircraft that carried Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Delhi to Berlin after halts in Paris, Toulouse and Hannover, developed engine problems and had to be replaced by another plane. The standby plane, kept in readiness in Mumbai, left early Tuesday morning for Berlin...
  • Air India One develops problem, standby sent to ferry PM Modi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Air India One, a Boeing 747-400 aircraft that carried Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Delhi to Berlin after halts in Paris, Toulouse and Hannover, developed engine problems and had to be replaced by another plane. The standby plane, kept in readiness in Mumbai, left early this morning for Berlin...
  • NTPC Badarpur power plant a major contributor to Delhi's pollution 5 days ago

    Sitting on the edge of the national capital - National Thermal Power Corporation's (NTPC) Badarpur power plant is one of the most polluting units in Delhi. While it generates electricity for the city, the plant has also been pumping a cocktail of toxic gases in the air threatening lives in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 5 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop 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 Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Future Rafale deals will also be under government to government, says Parrikar 5 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to France negotiated with the government there to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on April 11, Modi announced that IAF would get 36 Rafale jets. ...
  • Is the governmnent doing enough to combat air pollution? 5 days ago

    The government is only concerned about making policies in relation to the pollution, only for the metropolitan cities which is a lacunae for the small cities, however NGT is playing the major role in the reformation. ...
  • Leave to Delhi to save children from fatal lungs disorders, advise doctors 5 days ago

    New Delhi: While Delhi has been ranked as the worst polluted city in the world by the World health Organisation, 13 other Indian cities have also made it to the list. The air quality in the city and the country is also affecting the health of children. Many like seven...
  • Hollande to hold high-level meeting today over Rafale jets sale to India 6 days ago

    Paris/New Delhi: French President Francois Hollande would chair a high-level meeting in Paris on Monday to thrash out the finer details of the nearly $5 billion deal for the sale of 36 Rafale jets to India in flyaway conditions. French sources said the meeting at the Elysee Palace would be held...
  • 31 killed in airstrikes and attacks across Iraq 6 days ago

    Baghdad: At least 31 people were killed in airstrikes against positions of the Islamic State (IS) militants and violent attacks across Iraq on Sunday, security sources said. In Iraq's western province of Anbar, the international warplanes foiled an attack by the IS militants when they pounded three boats carrying extremist militants...
  • New aviation policy will connect India with 'Bharat': Ashok Gajapathi Raju 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: A new civil aviation policy, which is on the anvil, will facilitate more airlines to connect metros and state capitals with more cities and towns across the country, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said on Sunday. "We want more airlines to operate across the country, connecting more cities and...
  • List of agreements signed between India and France April 10, 2015

    India and France signed 17 agreement and made three announcements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to the country on Friday. These included deals on Rafale fighter jets, Jaitapur nuclear reactor, renewable sources of energy, railways, smart city and several others. Modi arrived in France on Thursday and met...
  • India, France talk business; ink 17 deals on defence, infrastructure, nuclear reactor among others April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence cooperation, fight against terrorism, infrastructure, nuclear reactor, renewable sources of energy, railways, smart cities and tourism were the major topics of discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande on Friday. Calling France among India's most valued friends, Modi said the "two big democracies...
  • India concludes air evacuation operations from Yemen, another 630 citizens rescued April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Thursday wrapped up its air evacuation operations from Yemen rescuing another 630 of its citizens from Sanaa, taking the total number of Indians brought home from the war-ravaged country to over 4,640 besides around 960 nationals from 41 countries. Minister of State for External Affairs VK...
  • 100 vehicles impounded in Delhi after NGT ban on old diesel cars April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday impounded around 100 vehicles in compliance with the National Green Tribunal's order putting a ban on plying of diesel-run vehicles of more than 10 years old in the national capital. "Ninety-six vehicles were impounded in compliance with NGT order till 4 pm today. Full scale...
  • NGT bans 10-year-old diesel vehicles: Is this the only way to lower Delhi's pollution levels? April 8, 2015

    Two days after the launch of the Air Quality Index, the National Green Tribunal has banned all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in Delhi. ...
  • India extends air evacuation from Yemen till April 9 after request by a group of 140 nurses April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday decided to extend all air evacuations from Yemen till April 9 after a group of 140 nurses requested the government to extend rescue operation in the strife-torn country, the Ministry of External Affairs said. The total number of Indians evacuated from the conflict ridden Yemen has...
  • C-17 Globemasters of Indian Air Force clocked 150 hours in Yemen evacuation April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: As part of a massive rescue operation, three C-17 Globemaster aircraft of Indian Air Force have clocked nearly 150 flying hours in the last few days bringing back over 1,300 Indians from Djibouti after their evacuation from strife-torn Yemen. Air Force officials said that each operation by aircraft of...
  • French air traffic controllers to strike, flights scrapped April 8, 2015

    Paris: Air traffic controllers in France were poised to go on strike on Wednesday, likely leading to cancellation of some 40 per cent of flights in French airspace. "Disruption is expected over the whole country," said the DGAC civil aviation authority, which requested companies to scrap 40 per cent of flights...
  • India conducts the biggest evacuations of its nationals from Yemen April 8, 2015

    India has conducted the biggest evacuations of its nationals from Yemen. The Military's efforts in operation 'Rahat' was acknowledged not just by the evacuees but also by rest of the world. ...
  • National Green Tribunal bans all diesel vehicles older than 10 years in Delhi April 8, 2015

    Two days after the launch of the Air Quality Index, the National Green Tribunal has banned all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in Delhi. ...
  • Yemen crisis: Number of Indian evacuees reach 4000-mark April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The total number of Indian evacuees from war-ravaged Yemen on Tuesday touched 4000-mark with nearly 700 more nationals, including 600 from Sanaa, rescued in three air sorties as government decided to end the air evacuation operation on Wednesday. While 600 were rescued by Air India, over 100 were...