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  • DGCA panel suggests steps to avoid flight diversion due to fog April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to check fog-related diversions from IGI Airport, a DGCA panel has recommended several steps like upgrading of neighbouring alternative airports, meteorological facilities and runway radar coverage. It has recommended that airports near Delhi like Jaipur, Lucknow and Amritsar, should be upgraded to Category-IIIB level of Instrument...
  • This is a little embarrassing. Nebraska dog dials 911 on its owner's smartphone but won't report emergency March 28, 2014

    When emergency dispatchers in Nebraska's Sarpy County picked up a recent call, all they heard were the sounds of breathing and scratching. Dispatchers were worried - until they learned the noises were coming from a dog who dialed 911. Sarpy County 911 Assistant Director Marilyn Gable tells Omaha television station KETV...
  • Watch: Just Dial's success story January 19, 2014

    JustDial is an Indian company providing local search services over the Phone, Web, Mobile and SMS. Users are required to call a common number and simply tell the human operator what service they are looking for. Text and email alerts are then sent to users listing the best options around...
  • Just Dial: The future of search January 12, 2014

    JustDial is an Indian company providing local search services over the Phone, Web, Mobile and SMS. Users are required to call a common number and simply tell the human operator what service they are looking for. Text and email alerts are then sent to users listing the best options around...
  • Airport Metro link: CAG says DMRC gave undue advantage to DIAL August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The CAG has pulled up Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for relaxing payment conditions for Rs 448 crore owed by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) in lieu of construction work carried out on Airport Metro Line. In its report, the auditor said that when the Airport Metro link was...
  • DoT likely to slap Rs 650 cr demand notice on Airtel May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom is likely to slap a demand notice of Rs 650 crore on Bharti Airtel for allegedly violating licence norms on subscriber local dialing (SLD) services. "DoT this week has approved imposition of demand notices of financial penalty of Rs 500 crore and Rs 100 crore...
  • Delhi: Computer glitch hits IGI airport operations March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A glitch in the computerized check-in, baggage handling and plane's docking system of the terminal 3 of the IGI airport here today delayed the schedule of around 21 domestic and international flights, causing inconvenience to the passengers. The airport's IT system, installed and maintained by the airport operator Delhi...
  • Delhi airport wins international health, safety award February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The IGI airport here, operated by DIAL, has become the first Indian facility to bag the 'International Safety Award' from British Safety Council. "This makes Indira Gandhi International airport (IGI), as the first and the only airport in India to win this prestigious award in field of health...
  • CAG report on Delhi airport erroneous: Aviation Ministry October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry has termed as "erroneous" the CAG's observations that "undue benefits" were given to operator of the Delhi International Airport. In a pointbypoint rebuttal of the auditor's observations on Delhi International Airport (DIAL), the Ministry has told Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the process...
  • Air travel cost from Delhi to increase from May 15 May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Air travel cost from Delhi would go up from May 15 when higher user development fee (UDF) becomes effective for all domestic and international passengers while departing or arriving at the IGI Airport. The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) had on April 25 decided to raise airport charges,...
  • Airlines lambast DIAL's plea for hike in charges March 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian and foreign airlines have slammed the Delhi Airport operator's demand for an eightfold hike in tariff, saying it would make the charges in New Delhi even costlier than those levied at Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai and Hong Kong put together. While the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has justified...
  • DIAL justifies seeking hike in airport charges February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Tuesday justified seeking an eighttime hike in airport charges, saying it would not affect the airlines much and would help the Airports Authority of India (AAI) gain more revenue. "If the proposed hike of 774 per cent by DIAL is approved by Airports...
  • 'Delhi, Mumbai airports earning least revenue' February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi and Mumbai airports are earning the least 'aeronautical' revenue per passenger compared to other airports of the world, according to a survey. As per the list of 50 countries prepared by Leigh Fisher Management consultants, Delhi airport is at the bottom of the list with meagre 1.97 SDRs compared...
  • Delhi's IGI Airport ranked second in the world February 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been ranked second in the 2540 MPPA category in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards given by the Airports Council International (ACI) for 2011. IGI Airport has steadily improved its quality levels and ranking over the last five years after management was...
  • India's love for the 'missed call' phenomenon December 26, 2011

    Mumbai: The new phenomenon of missed calls has been gaining popularity. It was used in popular forms of protest during the Anna Hazare movement as well. Stingy or not, we Indians love giving missed calls. A missed call can be a prearranged signal or prearranged message to mean something specific...
  • AERA to decide on airport tariff hike by Jan 31 October 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) has been directed to take a call on private airport operators' demand for a tariff hike by January 31 next year. The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal directed the AERA to take a decision in this regard. "Time granted to respondent (AERA) to...
  • SC orders DIAL to pay Rs 15 cr to MCD May 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked Delhi International Airport (DIAL) to pay Rs 15 crore to Municipal Corporation of Delhi as an interim measure against the Rs 70 crore demand in property tax from the airport operator. A bench comprising Justice DK Jain and Justice HL Dattu dismissed DIAL's petition,...
  • A browser to free the Web of suffixes December 21, 2010

    Helsinki: A Dutch technology company has emerged as a frontrunner in a project to rid the Internet of limited number of suffixes such as .com, and offer single names which can be countries, company names or fantasy words. Such a system, which enables countries, individuals and firms to have a Web...
  • Ajay Devgn early birdie August 14, 2010

    Ajay Devgn was at a function to release Zero Dial penned by J Dey, editor of investigations, MiD DAY at a book store at Kemps Corner. The actor was scheduled to release the book at 7 pm but he arrived half an hour early, and went up to the cafe...
  • Delhi's faith crashes with IGI Airport Terminal's roof August 22, 2009

    New Delhi: An hour of heavy rain on Friday washed off all claims of Delhi being a world class city with a stateoftheart airport. The roof of the swanky new terminal at IGI came crashing down in the storm. It rained disgrace on the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The state...
  • Car rentals on rise in Delhi as partygoers play safe December 29, 2008

    New Delhi: As the police get stricter about drunken driving, partygoers in New Delhi are taking no chances and hired drivers are in high demand. The demand for drivers and cars means car rental companies, too, are not complaining. Anjali, a 25yearold, and her friends enjoy their Saturday nights at a pub....
  • Now, DialaRickshaw for a greener environment June 21, 2008

    Bhatinda (Punjab): For Sunita, a housewife in Fazilka, it was earlier quite a long walk before she could get a rickshaw to go to the market. However, these days, all she has to do is pick up her phone and call for one and a chauffered cycle rickshaw is at...
  • He Just Dialed to earn Rs 500 cr May 17, 2007

    New Delhi: There are aspiring entrepreneurs who dream to establish big projects, but stop midway for not knowing where to get the funds from. And then there are few like V S S Mani who manage to build a Rs 500 crore business empire just by offering information over the...
  • New airport scanners to 'undress' you November 17, 2006

    New Delhi: Next time you enter the Indira Gandhi International Airport to board a flight, chances are that the security people will see through you, literally. A new passengerscreening machine, the body scanner, is being installed which will virtually undress every passenger to ensure that no suspicious object is carried...