No Fly Zone

  • United States considers a no-fly zone in Syria June 15, 2013

    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 on...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: No-fly zone ordered over explosion site April 16, 2013

    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...
  • Russia against no-fly zone over Syria: Report August 19, 2012

    Dubai: Russia rejects the idea of a no-fly zone over Syria, Sky News Arabia quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying in comments broadcast on Saturday. No member of the United Nations Security Council has formally proposed a no-fly zone, but Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on August 11 that...
  • Security beefed up in Mumbai ahead of WC final April 1, 2011

    National Security Guards men along with the Quick Response Team commandos and the state's elite Force One team will be on guard to avert any possible terror attack. ...
  • South Mumbai to be a no-fly zone for WC final April 1, 2011

    Mumbai: Mumbai has turned into into a fortress with a 3-tier security ahead of the India-Sri Lanka World Cup final to be held at the Wankhede stadium on Saturday. Joint Commissioner of Police, Himanshu Roy said, "We are checking the antecedents of foreigners who have bought tickets." A 3-tier security arrangement...
  • Libya: NATO to take immediate control March 28, 2011

    Washington: The 28-member NATO has announced to take over all the international operations in Libya, including military operations to enforce no-fly-zone, enforcement of arms embargo and the civilian protections. “NATO Allies have decided to take on the whole military operation in Libya under the United Nations Security Council Resolution. Our goal...
  • War in Libya: NATO takes over no-fly zone March 25, 2011

    After days of deliberation NATO has finally decided to impose a no-fly zone over Libya. ...
  • NATO takes command of part of Libya operation March 25, 2011

    Brussels: NATO agreed late on Thursday to take over part of the military operations against Libya enforcement of the no-fly zone, after days of hard bargaining among its members. But the toughest and most controversial portion of the operation - attacks on the ground - will continue to be led...
  • US lawmakers rally behind Obama on Libya March 19, 2011

    Washington: Top US lawmakers have rallied behind President Barack Obama after he issued an ultimatum to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi asking him to immediately halt violence against his own people. "I support the President's announcement on Saturday. Though I have been calling for a 'no fly zone' for weeks, we are...
  • Libya no-fly zone: India abstains from UN vote March 18, 2011

    United Nations: India, along with four other members of the UN Security Council, abstained from the voting on a resolution that approves a no-fly zone over Libya and authorises "all necessary measures" for protecting civilians there from Muammar Gaddafi's forces. Ten of the 15-member body voted in favour of the resolution,...
  • UNSC approves no-fly zone over Libya March 18, 2011

    United Nations: The UN Security Council voted on Thursday to impose a no-fly zone over Libya and authorize "all necessary measures" to protect civilians from attacks by Muammar Gaddafi's forces, hours after the Libyan leader vowed to crush the rebellion with a final assault on the opposition capital of Benghazi. The...
  • No-fly zone a serious action: US on Libya March 16, 2011

    Washington: Implementing a no-fly zone over Libya would involve military action, the White House has said, adding that the option is being actively considered with international partners and the United Nations. US President Barack Obama believes that implementing the no fly zone would be, in any situation, a serious action, White...
  • Temp rises in two more Japan N-reactors March 15, 2011

    Tokyo: Temperature has been rising slightly in two units of Japan's Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant, where four other reactors were already shut following a series of explosions and fire, a government official said on Tuesday. Malfunctions have occurred in the cooling systems of the two units, Kyodo news agency said,...
  • Libya update: Opp forces close to Tripoli February 28, 2011

    Cairo/Washington: Opposition forces on Monday stormed close to the Libyan capital Tripoli for a final showdown with militia still loyal to beleaguered strong-man Muammar Gaddafi, as US and its European allies readied plans for a possible imposition of a 'no-fly zone' over the embattled country. Three areas close to the east...
  • Chopper violates Parliament high security, no-fly zone October 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The high security, no-fly zone over New Delhi was violated one again when a helicopter belonging to Pawan Hans flew directly over Parliament around 15:00 hrs IST on Wednesday evening. The Special Protection Group guards - who protect the VVIP's - raised an alarm and informed the agencies. What is...
  • Kuwaiti plane raises alarm in Delhi November 14, 2006

    New Delhi: A Kuwait Airways flight (Delhi-Kuwait flight) after taking off from the Indira Gandhi International Airport took a left turn instead of right and veered into a no-fly zone in the Capital on Monday. The incident, that comes in the wake of increased security threats to airports across India, sent...