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Pawan Hans chopper crashes off Mumbai coast, 4 bodies found 13.1.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The chopper Dauphin N3 had gone missing after taking off from Juhu aerodrome at 10.30 am.
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China powerful, India not weak: Army chief 13.1.2018 Rediff: News
Meanwhile, all wings of the Chinese military have stepped up drills at home and abroad focusing their training on the plateau region post Dokalam.
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Cow enters Ahmedabad airport, probe ordered 12.1.2018 DNA: Popular News
After monkeys, birds and rabbits, it was the turn of a cow to visit Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (SVPI) here on Thursday. In the early hours, a cow meandered through the cargo gate up the operational area of the airport, putting many of the airport's staff on their toes, so much so that two flights had to be diverted. The flights that were to depart were held back until the cow was chased out of the airport premises. Confirming the same, Manoj Gangal, Airport Director, said, "The cow had entered the operational area through the gate that allows cargo and fire vehicles to enter. It was far from the runway. As soon as it was spotted, fire officials were informed. They chased the cow away. In the meantime, keeping in view the safety of aircraft, a few flights were held back whereas two were diverted. I have ordered an inquiry into the incident." A source at the airport said, "One of the flights diverted was a Blue Dart freight and the other one was an international passenger aircraft. We ...
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Maha CM's chopper woes continue, fifth narrow miss for Devendra Fadnavis 11.1.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
It was yet another lucky escape for Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who was accompanied by Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari when their helicopter was landing at Bhayandar , in outskirts of Mumbai on Thursday. During the final phase of the landing, the crew noticed a cable in the approach path and altered course to prevent a mishap and landed safely. Fadnavis and Gadkari who had gone to Bhayander for the bhoomipoojan (ground-breaking) of the Versova bridge to be built by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), then returned to Mumbai by road.This incident is the fifth in a series of close shaves and near-misses for Fadnavis, including one where his helicopter got entangled in overhead wires after take off, leading to a crash landing. “The aircraft got airborne from the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) for Bhayander for the NHAI event. On short finals (the final approach of the chopper), they (the crew) saw a cable in the approach path. Normally, the approach is required to be ...
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Tekelagaon residents construct bhelaghar in the form of a crashed aircraft 11.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tekelagaon residents construct bhelaghar in the form of a crashed aircraft
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Flight makes emergency landing 11.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Flight makes emergency landing
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Issue circular to airlines: NGT to DGCA 11.1.2018 DNA: India
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to come out with a circular directing the airlines operating at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), Delhi, to not empty toilets mid-air. NGT Chairperson Justice UD Salvi reiterated its December 20, 2016, order in which it had ruled that any airline that dumped human waste mid-air would have to pay Rs 50,000 as environmental compensation. The NGT's order came while disposing of a petition filed by Lt Gen (Retd) Satwant Singh Dahiya that had alleged that aircrafts were dumping human waste before landing at the IGI airport. "We dispose of this application with the reiteration of our December 20, 2016, order. The direction shall be complied without default," the bench said. The ex-army officer had alleged that his house was dirtied due to the dumping of human waste mid-air. The petitioner contended that the dropping of human waste from aircrafts was in violation of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and a threat to ...
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Sitharaman presides over display of naval might 10.1.2018 Rediff: News
The Indian Navy is fully capable of defending the nation against any form of threat, Sitharaman said.
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Why passengers can't de-board delayed flights 9.1.2018 Rediff: Business
The good news is that the government has taken notice of the pain and has formed a task force to improve operating procedure during foggy days.
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Home ministry letter lays down R-Day security measures 7.1.2018 DNA: Popular News
As central intelligence agencies raised concerns of probable terror attacks through micro-light aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Delhi, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has written to Chief Secretaries and respective Director Generals of Police (DGP) and the Commissioners of Police in eight states, and Delhi as well. The letter has stated measures by which the threat from light aircraft, including hand gliders and micro-light aircraft, can be best handled ahead of the Republic Day celebrations in the Capital. "Operations of light or micro-light aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and similar long range aerial vehicles should be prohibited within 300 kms around Delhi for specific time periods on Republic Day, At Home at President's House, and Beating Retreat. Only state owned light aircraft flying Governor or Chief Minister of a state are exempted from the restriction," the letter stated. It added that in sensitive locations such as Vijay Chowk, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Rajpath the use ...
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Cyclone bomb hits United States; east coast worst affected 6.1.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Street crews dug out snow-clogged roads across the U.S. Northeast on Friday after a powerful blizzard, as temperatures plunged during a brutal cold spell that has already killed at least 18 people. Extreme cold will reach from New England to the Midwest and down to the Carolinas, forecasters warned. Temperatures were expected to be -1 to -6 degrees below average across the northeastern United States for the next several days. From Baltimore to Caribou, Maine, workers battled to clear snow and ice as wind chills were forecast to fall as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius in some areas after sundown, according to the National Weather Service. In the latest fatality blamed on the harsh conditions, a driver slid off an icy road, killing a pedestrian, early on Friday in North Charleston, South Carolina, city officials said. The 17-year-old driver was arrested on charges including going too fast for the conditions, they said. "THE DANGERS ARE REAL," the officials warned in a Twitter message. "Huge patches of ice ...
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Vistara Airlines to start international flights to Gulf, south-east Asia 6.1.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jan. 06 (ANI): Vistara Airline plans to start its international operations with flights to the Gulf and the south-east Asian regions.
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Pilots suspended for on-board physical altercation 4.1.2018 Sify Finance
Airline major Jet Airways has grounded two pilots who allegedly indulged in physical altercation on-board a London-Mumbai flight which was operated on January 1, 2018.
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Petro Min Dharmendra Pradhan, CM Vasundhara Raje to take stock of preparations in Pachpadra 4.1.2018 DNA: Opinion
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will visit Pachpadra before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit for the foundation ceremony of the refinery on January 14. They will reach Uttarlai from Delhi by special aircraft on Thursday and after that, they will reach Pachpadra by helicopter. On Wednesday, Transport Minister Yunus Khan also came to take stock of the preparations. He was accompanied by Revenue Minister, Amraram Chaudhary, HPCL and the administrative officials. Besides taking stock of the location of the temporary helipad, meeting place and parking place, he also gave necessary guidelines to them. He said that after the foundation ceremony, the Prime Minister will address the people. A meeting was held in Jodhpur to discuss the Prime Minister's visit in the presence of BJP's state vice-president Rajendra Gehlot, district president Devendra Joshi, Rajsiko President Meghraj Lohia and MLAs. Significantly, BJP state president Ashok Parnami has given a ...
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Jet Airways male commander slaps female peer, both grounded 3.1.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The incident took place this Monday, when the aircraft was in over the Iran-Pakistan airspace, and was 2.45 hours away from its destination, an airline source said on Wednesday.
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MiG 29K crashes in Goa naval base, civilian flights disrupted 3.1.2018 Rediff: News
The trainee pilot managed to eject safely from the aircraft, which caught fire.
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IAF bids farewell to 'Bahadur' MiG-27 ML 30.12.2017 Rediff: News
MiG-27 ML had proved its worth in various operations, including in Kargil and earned rich accolades in numerous international exercises held in India.
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Airbus sprints from behind in bid to upset Boeing order lead 29.12.2017 Sify Finance
By Tim Hepher
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India had 5 reasons to worry about its defence in 2017 29.12.2017 Sify Finance
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Airbus, Indigo Partners finalise deal for 430 A320neo planes 29.12.2017 Sify Finance
(Reuters) - Aerospace group Airbus said on Thursday it has finalised orders for 430 A320neo aircrafts with U.S. private equity fund Indigo Partners, confirming the company's largest single
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