Flying

  • Fly-over collapse: MP goverment suspends three engineers 01-03-2014 12:20 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Government on Friday suspended an executive engineer and two engineers following the collapse of a portion of an under-construction fly-over on Thursday. Three labourers were injured in the collapse. Public Works Department sources said Executive Engineer R N Mishra and two Assistant Engineers were suspended for alleged negligence...
  • Plastic waste, fly ash to be used to build roads in Rajasthan 23-02-2014 03:44 PM

    In an innovative way to save environment, Rajasthan Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Yunus Khan has approved a project to build roads by using plastic waste and fly ash in Jaipur and Dausa districts. A total of 24 roads - 19 in Jaipur and five in Dausa - would be...
  • Plastic waste, fly ash to be used to build roads in Rajasthan 23-02-2014 03:32 PM

    In an innovative way to save environment, Rajasthan Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Yunus Khan has approved a project to build roads by using plastic waste and fly ash in Jaipur and Dausa districts. A total of 24 roads - 19 in Jaipur and five in Dausa - would be...
  • Wheelchair Flying Club: Giving wings to the differently-abled 03-02-2014 09:33 AM

    New Delhi: The Wheelchair Flying Club in Delhi shares the passion of travel. Members of this unique club are wheelchair borne but not wheelchair bound. They enjoy travelling around the city. "Earlier I would hesitate from taking my daughter outdoors. But now I feel I have the courage," said a...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' made Pakistanis remember their 'Flying Bird' Abdul Khaliq 04-01-2014 09:02 AM

    Islamabad: India has immortalised its legend Milkha Singh by making a movie on his life, but in Jand Awan village, family members of Abdul Khaliq, known as the 'Flying Bird of Asia', ask, "Has Khaliq run in vain"? Dawn.com reported that the recent Indian movie, "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", besides paying...
  • Pilot killed in two-seater plane crash, wreckage found in Gondia 25-12-2013 08:44 PM

    The young pilot of a two- seater training aircraft, which went missing on Tuesday after it took off from Bisri Airfield in Gondia in Maharashtra, was killed when it crashed into the mountains, Police said on Wednesday. The wreckage of the plane belonging to Rajiv Gandhi National Flying Institute in...
  • On MS Dhoni's request, Zaheer Khan to double up as bowling mentor 30-11-2013 09:33 AM

    Veteran fast bowler Zaheer Khan will perform a dual role on India's tour of South Africa, travelling as a bowling mentor as well as a Test bowler, Indian Express reported on Saturday. The report said that MS Dhoni had requested the BCCI to allow Zaheer to fly early to help...
  • Lady Gaga continues wacky dressing; this time it is a 'flying dress' 12-11-2013 10:56 AM

    Los Angeles: Lady Gaga, known for her wild fashion choices, chose to wear a "flying dress" during launch party of her new album 'ARTPOP'. Gaga appeared on stage at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Sunday wearing a dress that truly reflected her unusual fashion trends that barely go unnoticed, reports contactmusic.com....
  • Air Marshal Raha likely to be next IAF chief 28-10-2013 03:36 PM

    The process of appointment for the top post in the IAF has already been initiated and Raha is likely to be designated as the next Chief of Air Staff by the end of this month, sources said in Delhi. Raha, who is presently the Vice Chief of the IAF, is...
  • Passenger lands plane after pilot falls ill in UK 09-10-2013 06:46 PM

    London: The light aircraft took flight on Tuesday carrying just the pilot and the passenger from the Humberside Airport. During the flight, the pilot made a distress call when he became so sick he was unable to continue flying the aircraft, SkyNews reported. According to an airport spokesman, two flight...
  • Delhi: 17-year-old youth beaten to death over kite flying 19-08-2013 03:44 AM

    New Delhi: A 17-year-old boy was beaten to death and his friend badly injured in Harsh Vihar area of North-East Delhi here when a group of youths attacked them to take revenge over a petty issue, police said on Sunday. "The deceased, identified as Rajan Chand was flying kite from...
  • The Last Word: Is it correct to think of the MiG 21 as a flying coffin or is that a gross exaggeration? 18-07-2013 09:35 PM

    A MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed on Monday in Uttarlai in Rajasthan killing the pilot. Is it correct to think of the MiG 21 as a flying coffin or is that a gross exaggeration? That's the question Karan Thapar discussed with a panel on his...
  • The flying Sikh 07-07-2013 07:51 PM

    CNN-IBN celebrates the life and times of an icon of Indian sports, the great Milkha Singh. ...
  • Watch: Milkha Singh talks about how he came to be known as 'Flying Sikh' 03-07-2013 09:54 AM

    Milkha Singh's life-story 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is all set to be released on the silver screen. ...
  • United States considers a no-fly zone in Syria 15-06-2013 06:36 AM

    Ankara: The United States is considering a no-fly zone in Syria, potentially its first direct intervention into the two-year-old civil war, Western diplomats said on Friday, after the White House said Syria had crossed a "red line" by using nerve gas. After months of deliberation, President Barack Obama's administration said...
  • A battery-powered bicycle that can fly 13-06-2013 01:28 PM

    Prague: Is it a bike? Is it a plane? Three Czech companies have teamed up to make a prototype of an electric bicycle that successfully took off Wednesday inside an exhibition hall in Prague and landed safely after a remote-controlled, five-minute flight. Looking like a heavy mountain bike, it weighs...
  • Flying becomes a costly affair, passengers cry foul 12-05-2013 09:09 AM

    New Delhi: A move that was aimed at bringing down flying costs has taken a turn for the worse. Starting May 13, you might have to pay more to fly. Air India ,for instance, has reduced free check-in baggage to 15 kilograms from the earlier 20 kilograms. Effective from May...
  • Watch: A four-seater flying car 09-05-2013 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: US scientists have designed a next-gen flying car capable of taking off vertically and flying completely on its own - and it could be on the roads within a decade. The Terrafugia TF-X flying car can take off vertically and has a flying range of 805 km. Once...
  • Terrafugia unveils a four-seater flying car 09-05-2013 09:13 AM

    New York: Stuck in traffic jam? Use your car's flying button. Seriously! US scientists have designed a gen-next flying car capable of taking off vertically and flying completely on its own - and it could be on the roads within a decade. An ambitious US engineering company has released images...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: No-fly zone ordered over explosion site 16-04-2013 09:36 AM

    Washington: The Federal Aviation Administration created a no-fly zone over the site of two explosions at the annual Boston marathon on Monday, and briefly ordered flights bound for Boston's Logan International Airport held on the ground at airports around the country. About an hour after the explosions the FAA issued...
  • ISRO team to visit Leh for solving mystery UFO issue 17-12-2012 03:54 AM

    Leh/New Delhi: A team of scientists from Indian Space Research Organisation will soon arrive in Leh to further corroborate that the mysterious luminous objects seen on the horizon over a lake in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir are actually "Chinese lanterns". Official sources said today that after getting the...
  • Now, flying tricycle to avoid rush-hour traffic 04-12-2012 06:17 PM

    London: A man in the US has built a tricycle that will let you soar into the sky and cruise over rush-hour traffic jams. The motor-tricycle, called the super sky cycle, has been developed by Larry Neal from Aurora in Texas and consists of a 582cc engine and a three-blade...