Cancelling

  • Passengers stranded at Leh airport after flight cancellations July 3, 2014

    Leh: A large number of passengers stranded due to cancellation of flights owing to bad weather, on Thursday protested at the Leh airport. Flights of three major airlines -- one flight of Jet Airways, three of Go Air and two of Air India were cancelled on Wednesday, while one was cancelled...
  • Fate of students at stake as DU scraps 4-year B Tech, BMS courses June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Delhi University bowing to UGC directives and scrapping the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), no more admissions will be taking place for the 4-year B Tech and Bachelor in Management Sciences (BMS) courses. The university's Principals' Association on Saturday cancelled the B Tech and BMS courses. Fate...
  • CPMT entrance paper cancelled due to paper leak, postponed to July 20 June 22, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh Combined Premedical Test (UPCPMT), which was scheduled for Sunday, was cancelled after its paper was leaked in Ghaziabad, a senior official said. Principal Secretary Navneet Sehgal said that as the paper was leaked, the examination which was scheduled for 9 AM now stands cancelled. A fresh date for the...
  • Paul McCartney postpones Japanese gig due to illness May 18, 2014

    London: Former Beatles star Paul McCartney has been forced to postpone the first show of his Japanese tour after coming down with a virus.The 71-year-old singer was due to kick off his mini-tour in the capital Tokyo on Saturday, but he has fallen sick and doctors advised him to cancel...
  • Sonia Gandhi cancelled Goa rally as she is sure of win: Congress April 8, 2014

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi cancelled her public meeting scheduled on Tuesday in Goa after she realised that the party is sure to win both the Lok Sabha seats in the state, a senior party leader claimed in Panaji on Tuesday. Gandhi was supposed to address a public meeting in North Goa...
  • LS polls: Rahul Gandhi cancels Mizoram visit March 19, 2014

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has cancelled his proposed visit to Aizawl on Wednesday in view of the ongoing Assembly session, party sources said. Thanglawra Ngurte, member of the state PCC Media Cell, said his visit was cancelled in view of the Assembly session which began on Tuesday. The Congress leader was...
  • Moily cancels events after poll announcement March 5, 2014

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily was on Wednesday forced to cancel three events in his home state of Karnataka after the model code of conduct came into force with the announcement of the Lok Sabha poll schedule. Moily was to inaugurate the nation's first strategic oil storage at Mangalore, which was...
  • Sony Xperia Z2 review: Noise-cancelling tech more promise than practical February 28, 2014

    Barcelona: I typically have headphones on when I'm home in New York, whether it's during a jog or a commute. I often crank the volume up, at the risk of hearing loss, so that I could hear my favourite podcasts over loud subways and honking cars. I was excited to see...
  • Deadly winter storm grips southeastern US, emergency declared February 13, 2014

    A deadly winter storm gripped the southeastern United States on Wednesday, crippling travel, grounding flights, knocking out power to 363,000 customers and encasing magnolia and palmetto trees in ice. The weather was blamed for at least 13 deaths in the region, including three people killed when an ambulance transporting a patient...
  • Another winter storm hits US, over 4,000 flights affected January 23, 2014

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday dug out from a deadly winter storm that dumped more than 15 inches of snow in some places, with frigid temperatures forcing school closings and extensive flight delays and cancellations. ...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Around 1000 flights cancelled in US due to winter snow storm January 4, 2014

    Some 1,000 flights were cancelled at all three airports in the New York area on Friday morning due to a strong winter storm that has dumped several inches of snow in the region. By 5:30 pm on Friday afternoon, 559 flights scheduled to depart from and 452 flights heading for the...
  • Around 1000 flights cancelled in US due to winter snow storm January 4, 2014

    Some 1,000 flights were cancelled at all three airports in the New York area on Friday morning due to a strong winter storm that has dumped several inches of snow in the region. By 5:30 pm on Friday afternoon, 559 flights scheduled to depart from and 452 flights heading for the...
  • US braces itself for severe storm, 2000 flights cancelled January 3, 2014

    Nearly 2000 flights have been cancelled and close to 100 million people are on the path of the storm. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in many Northeastern states with parts if long island under a blizzard warning until Friday. ...
  • Two dozen trains cancelled due to fog January 2, 2014

    After a sunny January 1, fog and icy winds returned here and in many other parts of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Due to the dense fog, more than two dozen trains were cancelled across the state, an official said. Fresh snowfall in some parts of Uttarakhand has increased the winter chill, the...
  • Delhi-bound six trains cancelled, 16 running late due to fog December 30, 2013

    Dense fog in the northern region led railways to cancel six trains on Monday even as 16 Delhi-bound trains are running behind schedule. While Jansadharan Express is delayed by 12 hours, Vikramshila and Magadh Express are running nine and seven hours late respectively, according to the Railway Ministry. Besides the cancellation of...
  • US Ambassador Nancy Powell calls off her trip to Nepal after privileges withdrawn December 27, 2013

    India's tough measures against US diplomats following the arrest of a senior Indian diplomat in New York has impacted US Ambassador Nancy Powell who called off her travel to Nepal after her special privileges were withdrawn. Powell, who had informed the government in New Delhi about her travel plans to Nepal,...
  • India's two-day warm-up match in South Africa called off December 14, 2013

    Johannesburg: India will go into next week's first Test against South Africa with no preparation time in the middle after their only warm-up fixture against an Invitational XI in Benoni was abandoned on Friday without a ball being bowled. The two-day game was called off entirely after ground staff indicated they...
  • Super smog hits north China city; flights cancelled October 21, 2013

    Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times higher than an international safety standard in one northern Chinese city as the region entered its high-smog season. The manager for US jazz singer Patti Austen, meanwhile, said the singer had canceled a...
  • Reservation row: UPPSC cancels exam results July 27, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission on Saturday cancelled results of examinations, declared on the basis of a controversial reservation policy, evoking sharp reactions from pro-reservation students who went on the rampage accusing the ruling Samajwadi Party of "betrayal". In an official release, the UPPSC said results of "combined civil service/upper subordinate...
  • 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...
  • Train travel to be costlier from Monday April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Travelling in trains will become costlier from Monday as the hike in reservation, tatkal, cancellation fees and some other charges announced in the rail budget will come into effect. According to railway ministry, reservation fee for AC classes will go up by Rs.15 to 25 per ticket while reservation...
  • Illegal coal blocks will be cancelled, says Supreme Court March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the allocation of coal blocks prima facie seemed to be arbitrary and the procedure adopted by the government does not appear to be legal. It warned of cancelling the blocks if procedures were not followed. The court directed the CBI not to share...
  • US: Storm strikes Mid-Atlantic; 250000 without power March 7, 2013

    Washington: A winter storm marched into the Mid-Atlantic region on Wednesday, dumping nearly two feet of snow in some places and knocking out power to about 250,000 homes and businesses. It largely spared the nation's capital, which was expecting much worse and had all but shut down. Washington officials didn't want...
  • Delhi: Thick fog leads to flight delays, train services hit February 1, 2013

    New Delhi: North India woke up to a thick fog on Friday morning, disrupting road, air and rail traffic across north India. The current visibility is just above 50 meters, making it difficult for traffic on the airport runway. Over 60 domestic flights 14 international flights have been delayed. Two arrivals...
  • Europe: Many flights cancelled as heavy snowfall continues January 22, 2013

    London's Heathrow airport cancelled 130 flights and warned of more delays in service. ...
  • Heavy snowfall leads to flight cancellations across Europe January 21, 2013

    London's Heathrow Airport cancelled a fifth of flights on Sunday and airlines scrapped 40 per cent of flights to Paris's main airports as snow continued to blanket parts of Europe. ...
  • Rapper Honey Singh's show cancelled over lewd lyrics December 31, 2012

    Gurgaon: The Bristol Hotel in Gurgaon has cancelled rapper Honey Singh's event that was planned for the New Year's evening after there was an outrage over offensive lyrics of his songs. An FIR was also lodged in Lucknow against the popular Punjabi singer. At least two songs by the rapper have...
  • NY's post-Sandy divide: Those with power and those without October 31, 2012

    New York: Sandy split New York City in two. The massive storm left people damp, miserable and in the dark in the lower part of the city. Yet in much of the rest of Manhattan, life was almost normal, albeit without some of the usual urban comforts. Almost every street below...