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  • Birds cause delay in take-off, landing of flights in Kolkata 6 hours 52 minutes 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 Kolkata-Guwahati Jet Airways plane...
  • Nirmala Sitharaman's baggage lost on Air India flight on way to Australia Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 flood-ravaged 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 2 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 Anubha Bhonsle 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Air India suspends pilot, ten cabin crew members for indiscipline 2 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 2 days ago

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day 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 2 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 Delhi-Mumbai 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 2 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 flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. The 21 inflatable boats in a 100 kg consignment were given by "a good samaritan" and flown in the direct New York-Delhi...
  • Srinagar resident's premonition about floods came true hours later 3 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 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Low-priced 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 loss-making state firms, Air India, ONGC, BSNL on the list 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Government officials will meet on Tuesday to discuss proposals to shut down some loss-making state-owned 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 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Over two lakh people have been rescued in the flood-ravaged 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 5 days ago

    Srinagar: The joint effort by the Army, Indian Air Force and National Defence Response Force have rescued 1,84,000 people in the flood-ravaged 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 water-borne...
  • Air India plane buy: Praful Patel shouldn't shy away from probe, says Subramanian Swamy 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former civil aviation minister Praful Patel should have no hesitation in facing an inquiry over the large-scale 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 ex-CAG Vinod Rai. "There...
  • Army officer rescues his parents who were struck in J&K floods for 5 days 6 days ago

    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 flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, an officer managed to rescue his parents after five days. The officer told CNN-IBN how he managed to rescue his parents who...
  • Air India set to send pilots to fill shortfall in Express service 6 days ago

    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 US-Iraq air strikes against Islamic State 6 days ago

    Baghdad: Iraq's Shiite Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi 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 flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir with angry locals attacking soldiers and rescue workers. CNN-IBN'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 flood-hit 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 flood-ravaged 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 flood-hit 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...
  • J&K floods: Over 1 lakh rescued, PM directs MHA to send high-level team to boost relief operations September 11, 2014

    Srinagar: More than a lakh have now been rescued in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir while lakhs are still stranded. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Home Ministry to send high-level teams of central officials to coordinate relief operations. Communication lines have also improved in state. The state government, however,...
  • Snapshot: Indian Air Force during rescue operations in J&K September 10, 2014

    While the flood waters recede from some of the affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no let up in the efforts of defence forces and rescue teams to bring people to safer places. The Indian Air Force on Wednesday brought in MI-26, the world's biggest chopper, to rescue...
  • Vistara launch may get delayed by couple of months September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The launch of Vistara, the Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture airline, may get delayed by a couple of months due to regulatory approvals, officials said on Wednesday. The airline, which is slated to get its first Airbus A-320 soon, had earlier announced plans to start operations in October. The proposed...
  • GoAir refutes allegations of charging extra for carrying relief supplies to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Air carrier GoAir has refuted the allegations of charging extra for carrying relief supplies to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. The airline said that there has been some misunderstanding. In its statement, GoAir said, "There seems to be some misunderstanding. We have, in fact, carried nearly 100 kg excess baggage...
  • GoAir charging extra for carrying relief supplies to flood-hit J&K, alleges volunteer September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A volunteer who was travelling to Jammu and Kashmir with medical and relief supplies has alleged that GoAir operators asked him to pay extra for carrying the supplies. He said that the airline was charging for excess baggage. He has claimed that he switched to Indigo as it was...
  • Indian Army turns saviour, wins the praise of flood-hit Kashmiris, but will the perception change? September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The men and women in olive green and their counterparts in the Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and National Disaster Response Force, who have never had a very healthy relationship with the people of Kashmir Valley, are putting their lives in danger while trying to rescue and provide...