Cancelling

  • Sonia Gandhi cancelled Goa rally as she is sure of win: Congress 08-04-2014 05:39 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Rahul Gandhi cancels Mizoram visit 19-03-2014 01:09 PM

    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...
  • Moily cancels events after poll announcement 05-03-2014 05:11 PM

    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...
  • Sony Xperia Z2 review: Noise-cancelling tech more promise than practical 28-02-2014 07:53 AM

    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...
  • Deadly winter storm grips southeastern US, emergency declared 13-02-2014 11:53 AM

    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...
  • Another winter storm hits US, over 4,000 flights affected 23-01-2014 08:54 AM

    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 20-01-2014 12:24 PM

    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...
  • A day after worst fog in 5 years, Delhi wakes up to a clearer morning 07-01-2014 10:17 AM

    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 04-01-2014 12:36 PM

    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...
  • Around 1000 flights cancelled in US due to winter snow storm 04-01-2014 12:36 PM

    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...
  • Two dozen trains cancelled due to fog 02-01-2014 11:55 AM

    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...
  • Delhi-bound six trains cancelled, 16 running late due to fog 30-12-2013 01:55 PM

    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...
  • US Ambassador Nancy Powell calls off her trip to Nepal after privileges withdrawn 27-12-2013 06:21 PM

    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...
  • India's two-day warm-up match in South Africa called off 13-12-2013 09:53 PM

    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...
  • Super smog hits north China city; flights cancelled 21-10-2013 03:21 PM

    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...
  • Reservation row: UPPSC cancels exam results 27-07-2013 03:25 PM

    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...
  • Torrential rains prompt flood warnings in US Midwest 27-06-2013 07:04 AM

    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...
  • Train travel to be costlier from Monday 01-04-2013 03:55 AM

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  • Europe: Many flights cancelled as heavy snowfall continues 22-01-2013 10:58 AM

    London's Heathrow airport cancelled 130 flights and warned of more delays in service. ...
  • Heavy snowfall leads to flight cancellations across Europe 21-01-2013 09:56 AM

    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. ...
  • NY's post-Sandy divide: Those with power and those without 31-10-2012 06:40 PM

    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...
  • Hurricane Sandy closes NYSE trading floor on Monday 29-10-2012 07:18 AM

    New York: The New York Stock Exchange will close its trading floor Monday as Hurricane Sandy barrels its way up the Northeast, but Big Board trading will continue electronically. NYSE Euronext said Sunday it is putting in place its contingency plans beginning Monday and will announce later when the trading...
  • Hurricane Sandy grounds thousands of flights 29-10-2012 07:08 AM

    New York: Airlines hastily canceled flights in the Northeast Sunday as Hurricane Sandy moved up the coast. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for at least two days in a key region for both domestic and international flights. Major carriers such as American Airlines,...
  • Kingfisher sends email apology to frequent flyers 12-11-2011 03:41 PM

    Hyderabad: Flying into rough weather, Kingfisher Airlines has sent an email to its frequent flyer club members to explain the reasons for cancellation of numerous flights, asserting that the move was necessary to reconfigure its aircraft to focus on the full-service market. In the email sent to 'King Club' members...
  • Kingfisher seeks hike in bank loan limit 12-11-2011 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: Ailing Kingfisher airlines on Friday said it has not asked for a bailout from the government but admitted requesting banks to increase the loan limits to enable it meet rising operating costs due to increase in fuel prices and rupee devaluation. "Kingfisher has not made any bail out...
  • Flight cancellations well-thought plan: Kingfisher CEO 11-11-2011 11:05 PM

    Kingfisher Airlines CEO Sanjay Agarwal said that cancellation of flights was a well-thought, pre-determined plan. ...