Bangalore International Airport

  • E-mail threat to blow up Bangalore International Airport January 28, 2014

    Bangalore: An anonymous e-mail threatening to blow up the Kempegowda International Airport Limited (KIAL) here prompted authorities to step up security. "We have received a bomb threat here yesterday," KIAL said in a statement in Bangalore. An FIR has been lodged with Bangalore Police, it said adding all airlines and partners have...
  • Bangalore airport to shut for seven hours till April 3 March 1, 2012

    BANGALORE: The Bangalore International Airport (BIA) will be closed for seven hours every day from March 11 to April 3 for runway modernisation. As part of protocol, the airport authorities have confirmed that they have informed all airlines and concerned authorities that the airport ‘would not allow’ any emergency landing...
  • Bangalore cops use technology to counter accidents July 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Nineteen people dead and 32 injured over the last one week - the highway to the new Bangalore International Airport has become virtually a death trap. The hassled police are now changing gears. They are turning to technology in their attempt to check overspeeding drivers. The laser gun,...
  • Bangalore's int'l airport getting multiple links January 8, 2008

    Bangalore: There are less than 3 months for the new international airport at Bangalore to open but there are still several connectivity issues that need to be tackled. However, the Karnataka government is pushing to get a rail link, two connecting roads and eight underpasses up and running at the earliest...
  • Bangalore's int'l airport forges terrific land boom December 3, 2007

    Bangalore: Four months before Bangalore's new international airport opens, land prices in rural Bangalore are hitting the roof. As the 30-Km road linking Bangalore and its upcoming international airport at Devanahalli comes up, land prices around the area have shot up by 100 to 180 per cent. The boom has even forced...
  • Infosys going through bad phase, faces talent crunch August 13, 2007

    New Delhi: India’s largest software exporter firm Infosys is going through a troubled phase. While on one hand Infosys CEO and Managing Director S Gopalakrishnan said the rising rupee issue is a long-term crisis, what’s also a major concern is the talent crunch that the IT industry is going through. There...
  • Karnataka gets its own SEZ row June 23, 2007

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government’s proposal to build a 12,500-acre Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Nandagudi, 55 km from Bangalore, has angered farmers. Farmers’ groups are getting together to protest the government's approval of the project, which is estimated to cost over Rs 15,000 crore. S M Byrappa is among the farmers...