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Fog in Delhi delays over a dozen domestic flights

About a dozen flights were on Wednesday delayed after a blanket of fog enveloped the national Capital, also marginally bringing down the mercury to below 13 degree Celsius.

Heavy snowfall in Valley, all flights cancelled

Heavy snowfall and thunderstorms hit Kashmir Valley marking early onset of winter as normal life was paralysed and all flights, including those scheduled to carry Haj pilgrims, cancelled today.


Bihar violence: 4 more east-bound trains cancelled

New Delhi (PTI): Four more east-bound trains were on Thursday cancelled by Northern Railway in wake of violence in Bihar as passengers faced a harrowing time at New Delhi station for the second consecutive day. The cancelled trains are Howrah-boun...

Indians travelling for leisure is on the rise: Survey

With growing disposable incomes, increasing numbers of Indians are travelling abroad for leisure and business and Asian countries are their most popular destinations, according a recent survey.


Kingfisher takes off to London on maiden flight

BANGALORE: Kingfisher Airlines made its international debut on Wednesday when its first direct flight to London took off from Bengaluru international airport here amid fanfare despite inclement weather.

Royal Rajasthan on Wheels to be launched in Dec

JAIPUR: After the stupendous success of Palace on Wheels, Rajasthan’s second super luxury train, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, will be launched in December. This was announced by minister of state for tourism, Usha Punia, in New Delhi on Monday.


Gautami Express fire: Rail official begins probe

WARANGAL: Getting down to the brasstacks as to how the devastating fire engulfed the five bogies of Gautami Express leading to the death of 31 passengers, the commissioner of railways safety, R P Agarwal, on Sunday began recording the versions of ...

Bullet-proof engines for Silchar passenger trains

July 29: Four passenger trains pulled by bullet-proof engines will chug down the Silchar-Lumding stretch “any day this week”, two-and-a-half months after a militant attack forced the Northeast Frontier Railway to suspend services on the route.


AIE operates all-women crew flight

Business Standard 28.07.2008
AIE operates all-women crew flight

Air India Express (AIE), the budget carrier of Air India, today operated an all-women crew flight led by it's first woman Commander Captain Chameli Krottapalli in the Chennai-Singapore-Chennai sector.

Air India flight makes emergency landing

Mumbai (PTI): An Air India flight made an emergency landing due to a technical snag developed in it, an Air India spokesperson said on Saturday.


New Indian Railways timetable comes into effect today

NEW DELHI: The new user-friendly timetable of the Indian Railways giving details about trains and other facilities being provided to its passengers will come into effect from Tuesday (July 1). It will have all the details of 77 new trains being in...

Direct morning flight to Chennai made easy

VISAKHAPATNAM: Paramount Airways now connects Bangalore and Chennai to Visakhapatnam directly by introducing a flight in the morning. The I7 464 flight will leave Vizag at 09.35 hrs and reach Bangalore by 10.35 hrs. The return flight I7 465 will l...


Air India denies report that pilots hit the snooze button

New Delhi, June 26: Air India on Thursday said a Jaipur-Mumbai flight had lost radio contact with the air traffic control (ATC) for a short while on June 4.

Over 40 sites in Gujarat to be developed as eco-tourism destinations

In an effort to boost eco-tourism and promote nature-based non-consumptive tourism activities in Gujarat, the government has identified as many as 42 sites across the state to be developed as eco-tourism destinations.


12 trains between Howrah-Bhubaneswar disrupted

Sampad Mahapatra NDTV.com 21.06.2008
12 trains between Howrah-Bhubaneswar disrupted

Several trains including the Howrah-Chennai Coromandel Express, the Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Express, Bangalore- Guwahati Express and the Howrah-Puri Jagannath Express were all cancelled following breaches caused by flash floods in Orissa and...

Passengers put to hardship over train cancellations

NAGPUR: Even as cancellation of several South-East Central Railway (SECR) trains to Mumbai and Pune from Howrah is a testing time for the railways, hundreds of passengers from Nagpur and the Vidarbha region, have been put to great inconvenience as...


'Attractive' Air India fare to Singapore

Air India has introduced an "attractive return fare" of Rs 5,900 plus applicable levies and taxes for travel from Bangalore to Singapore and back.

Emirates boosts India flights

Gulf Daily News 13.06.2008
Emirates boosts India flights

DUBAI: Emirates has announced plans to advance its Indian operation with 18 additional flights per week, effective July 1.


Malaysia Airlines to scale up operations in Bangalore

BANGALORE: Malaysia Airlines will scale up its flight operations from Bangalore with a new additional flight every Thursday.

Rail traffic between Delhi and Rajasthan restored

NEW DELHI: Rail traffic between Delhi and various destinations in Rajasthan was restored on Saturday with eight trains resuming their services after being suspended for nearly two weeks due to Gujjar agitation demanding ST status for the community.