DELAY

  • Dense fog delays 115 trains in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Dense fog cover over the national capital delayed 115 trains Thursday, an official said. An official of the Northern Railway said the arrival of 91 trains to the city was delayed, while 24 trains leaving the capital city were rescheduled due to dense fog. The Met Office said the visibility...
  • Coldest December 22 in Delhi in 5 years, mercury drops to 4.2 degress Celsius 4 days ago

    New Delhi: It was the coldest December 22 in the last five years with mercury dropping to the season's lowest of 4.2 degree Celsius in national capital on Monday, even as a thick blanket of fog severely hit flight and train operations besides affecting vehicular movement. According to the MeT department,...
  • PM Modi's plane made to wait at Myanmar airport for 92 minutes November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Air India One plane was made to wait at the Nay Pyi Taw Airport in Myanmar last week for 92 minutes due to delay in refuelling it before it flew to Brisbane in Australia. The flight, scheduled to depart at 9:30 PM on Thursday, left...
  • Passengers stranded at Saudi airport as Air India flight gets delayed by over 40 hours October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 200 passengers were left stranded at the Dammam airport in Saudi Arabia after an Air India flight was delayed by over 40 hours. The Air India flight slated to take off on October 18 was grounded due to technical snag. A part had to be sent from...
  • Birds cause delay in takeoff, landing of flights in Kolkata September 20, 2014

    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...
  • Pakistan: Angry passengers bar Rehman Malik, PMLN leader from boarding flight after delay September 16, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Rehman Malik and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) Member of National Assembly Dr Ramesh Kumar Wakwani were barred from boarding Islamabadbound PIA flight from Karachi as they delayed it by twoandhalf hours, Dawn reported. A video clip showed that irate airline passengers held the...
  • Delay in completion of Puri road comes under HC scanner September 6, 2014

    Cuttack: The delay in completing the work of a National Highway between Bhubaneswar and Puri because of court stay orders on land acquirement came under the scanner of Odisha High Court. Adjudicating a PIL, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Amitava Roy and Justice A K Rath directed the petitioner,...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' release date shifted to May 2015; Kay Kay Menon says Anurag Kashyap won't release till he is satisfied September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon supports Anurag Kashyap's decision to release 'Bombay Velvet' next year and says that the director shows his work only when he is a hundred percent satisfied. 'Bombay Velvet' was initially slated to come out Nov 28, but now it will hit the screens in May 2015....
  • DGCA has for the first time acted in the right manner: Sudhakar Reddy July 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India Sudhakar Reddy said that the DGCA had for the first time acted in the right manner. Delays, cancellations and other such issues should be dealt with seriously. He suggested that the government should convert guidelines into an...
  • Officials: Sanctions on Russia could be delayed June 25, 2014

    Washington: Sanctions aimed at key economic sectors in Russia because of its threatening moves in Ukraine might be delayed because of positive signals from Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Obama administration officials. The United States and its European allies were finalising a package of sanctions with the goal of...
  • The word 'delay' is deleted under the Modi government: Javadekar June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: "Consider that the word 'delay' has been deleted." This was the message articulated on Thursday by Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Minister and Environment, as he sought to assure all concerned that the Narendra Modi government would ensure speedy implementation of tasks. Javadekar, while addressing a meeting of...
  • Monsoon reaches Odisha, Bihar, Bengal, to hit eastern UP by Friday June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: After a five to sevenday delay, the southwest monsoon today hit Odisha, Bihar and West Bengal, cheering farmers and bringing relief from prolonged spells of heat and humidity, and is expected to reach eastern Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand by Friday. Director of the meteorological centre in Bhubaneshwar S C...
  • US: Storms taking toll on families, schools in Northeast February 14, 2014

    New York: A winter storm that froze the US southeast in its tracks pushed north on Thursday, with driving winds and heavy snow snarling travel and closing many schools from Washington to Connecticut, creating havoc for winterweary parents. More than 700,000 people, including residents of Georgia and South Carolina hit by...
  • Thick fog wraps Delhi, train, flight operations affected January 20, 2014

    A thick blanket of fog enveloped the national capital on Monday, affecting train and flight operations. The Met office has forecast a cloudy day ahead.The visibility dropped below 50 metres, said an official of the Met Department. However, the minimum temperature was recorded two notches above the season's average at 9...
  • Delays in project completion hampering growth, says C Rangarajan January 10, 2014

    Concerned over declining growth rate, Prime Minister's key economic advisor on today called for faster implementation of large projects to spur investments. "Economic growth has in fact declined much more steeply than what is warranted by the decline in investment. This might be because projects have not been completed in time...
  • US freeze: Worst is over say experts, temperatures likely to increase January 9, 2014

    According to forecasters, the worst is over and the temperatures will now gradually increase. In Minnesota, the temperature is now a mere minus 30 degrees as compared to the minus 50 degrees a day earlier. Meteorologist say that the temperatures are expected to rise above zero by the end of...
  • A day after worst fog in 5 years, Delhi wakes up to a clearer morning January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi woke up to a clearer day after it witnessed the season's worst fog in 5 years on Monday. Temperature though remain low across north India. Srinagar is below freezing at minus 3 degrees celsius and Delhi at 8 degrees. Fog was reported in some parts of Rajasthan,...
  • Foodie PIA pilot delays flight for sandwiches by two hours December 15, 2013

    A foodie pilot delayed a New Yorkbound Pakistan International Airlines' flight by two and a half hours because he wanted to take sandwiches, which were not part of the approved menu, aboard the plane. PIA flight Pk711, scheduled for New York via Manchester, was ready for departure from Allama Iqbal International...
  • Gujarat plant delayed due to slowdown: Maruti Suzuki August 27, 2013

    The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tueday said it will miss the target of commissioning its Gujarat plant due to the ongoing slowdown in the Indian automobile market. "It is unlikely that we would be able to commission the Gujarat plant even by the end of FY16. The...
  • Metro commuters stranded on DwarkaNoida route due to glitch August 16, 2013

    Thousands of Metro commuters had a harrowing experience on Friday morning after trains were delayed and many were left stranded at various stations on the Dwarka to Noida city centre route as services were disrupted due to a problem in Overhead Electrification (OHE). "Due to OHE problem between Karol Bagh and...
  • Bombay HC gets independence from legal delays, flags off ecourts August 15, 2013

    Mumbai: This Independence Day, the Bombay High Court is leading the way in freedom from legal delays as it flagged off ecourts that are expected to cut down the massive backlog in cases. By a conservative estimate there are 3 crore cases pending across India. The Bombay High Court is...
  • Bird hit delays Delhibound Air India flight at Jaipur airport August 7, 2013

    An Air India flight from Mumbai to Delhi via Jaipur was delayed by about 20 minutes on Wednesday after a bird hit it during landing at Sanganer Airport in Jaipur, without causing any damage to the aircraft. The plane landed safely on terminal 2 of the airport but its onward...
  • Haryana govt to act against publishers for delaying school textbooks August 4, 2013

    Haryana Education Department has decided to take stern action against errant publishers for delays in the printing of school textbooks. The state government would also regard the bank guarantees paid by such publishers as forfeit. Disclosing this in Chandigarh on Saturday, state Education Minister Geeta Bhukkal said that the government had...
  • Screen size increase to 4.3inches may delay Apple iPhone 5S launch July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: While earlier reports have suggested that Apple may launch the nextgen iPhone, unofficially dubbed the iPhone 5S, sometime in September or October, but a Bloomberg report says it is unlikely as Apple may delay the introduction of the new iPhone, and push the launch date to the end...
  • Torrential rains prompt flood warnings in US Midwest June 27, 2013

    Chicago: Torrential rains slammed Illinois and other Midwest states on Wednesday, triggering flash flood warnings and causing flight cancellations, commuter train delays and road closings. Up to 5 inches (12.7 cm) of rain fell in some places and the National Weather Service warned residents in the region to brace for more...
  • SC questions states on delay in pan masala ban April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed 23 states and five union territories to file status report on the implementation of the notification issued by them banning the sale of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco or nicotine. The apex court bench of Justice GS Singhvi an Justice Kurien Joseph...
  • Expect Dreamliner delays, Boeing tells airlines February 9, 2013

    London/Seattle: Boeing Co told two European airlines their deliveries of 787 Dreamliner jets would be delayed, underlining the uncertainty surrounding the future of the plane and the mounting costs related to its grounding. The new lightweight, carboncomposite aircraft were grounded worldwide on January 16 after a series of battery incidents, including...
  • Man kills daughter in Odisha for delay in food January 31, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: A 19yearold woman was killed by her father in Odisha as she was late in serving food to him, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon at Odanga village in Jajpur district, about 60 km from Bhubaneswar. The accused was arrested after a neighbour registered a...
  • Chennai: Passengers stranded at airport for 4 hours November 10, 2012

    Chennai: Over 100 Kuala Lumpurbound passengers were stranded at the airport here for over four hours due to a delay in the arrival of the Air Asia flight from Malaysia, airport sources said on Saturday. The flight was to have left at around 8 15 AM on Saturday, but there...
  • Hurricane Sandy: Two Air India flights delayed October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Air India on Monday said its MumbaiNewark and DelhiNew York flights have been "indefinitely delayed" due to Hurricane Sandy which is set to hit the East Coast of the United States. An Air India spokesperson said AI 191 MumbaiNewark and AI 101 DelhiNew York have been indefinitely delayed...