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Delhi Airport to conduct random COVID-19 tests from today

31 Mar 2021

Delhi Airport to conduct random COVID-19 tests from today

Passengers at the Delhi Airport - coming from states that are witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases - will be randomly tested for the virus and those found positive will be quarantined, the government said.

Delhi Airport evaluating 'computer vision' technology to track passengers: CEO

19 Jan 2021

Delhi Airport evaluating 'computer vision' technology to track passengers: CEO

Delhi Airport is evaluating "computer vision" technology to track passengers, reduce waiting time, and ensure social distancing at its terminals, a top official of the facility's operator informed on Tuesday.

Delhi Airport: Chaos over revised COVID-19 rules for UK returnees

09 Jan 2021

Delhi Airport: Chaos over revised COVID-19 rules for UK returnees

As India-UK flights resumed on Friday, chaos ensued at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport after last-minute revisions to COVID-19 testing and isolation rules were made for passengers arriving from the UK.

Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees

In view of the more infectious strain of coronavirus that sparked lockdown's return in London, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that those returning from the United Kingdom and testing negative must stay in institutional quarantine for seven days in Delhi.

How Delhi Airport plans to help in coronavirus vaccine distribution

29 Dec 2020

How Delhi Airport plans to help in coronavirus vaccine distribution

India is gearing up to distribute vaccines to crores of people but the task will be replete with many problems, including ensuring last-mile deliveries and storing doses at a safe temperature.

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

24 Dec 2020

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

Defying the rules set by the Indian government, an Anglo-Indian woman traveled to Andhra Pradesh from Delhi, where she was to remain in an isolation center.

Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights

04 Nov 2020

Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights

Security has been increased at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport after the banned outfit 'Sikhs for Justice' (SFJ) called for the obstruction of two Air India flights.

After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA

15 Feb 2020

After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA

Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to attain the first position in the UPSC Examination of 2009, has been booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Saturday.

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

05 Feb 2020

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

Amid the deadly coronavirus scare, a suspected patient in Punjab refused to get admitted to the isolation ward, prompting hospital authorities to seek police's help.

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

30 Dec 2019

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

On SpiceJet flight, passenger confronts Pragya Thakur, video goes viral

23 Dec 2019

On SpiceJet flight, passenger confronts Pragya Thakur, video goes viral

BJP's Pragya Thakur, infamous for finding her way to controversies, is back in the news. The parliamentarian from Bhopal filed a complaint against SpiceJet claiming its crew misbehaved with her.

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

20 Dec 2019

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

Early Friday morning, Delhi's air quality fell to 'severe' as weather conditions made the environment conducive to trapping pollutants.

Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

29 Nov 2019

Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

In what would come as a good news for fliers using Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), the bustling airport is likely to get an 'air train' by 2022.

Delhi Pollution: BJP minister suggests 'yajna' to please Lord Indra

03 Nov 2019

Delhi Pollution: BJP minister suggests 'yajna' to please Lord Indra

As the national capital gasps for air, an Uttar Pradesh minister has made a shocking statement.

Delhi smog: Concerns over India versus Bangladesh T20I rise

03 Nov 2019

Delhi smog: Concerns over India versus Bangladesh T20I rise

The first T20I between India and Bangladesh is set to take place Delhi today.

Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys

02 Nov 2019

Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys

A suspicious bag, that escalated security threat and triggered a situation of panic at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday morning, actually turned out to be just another unclaimed property containing some clothes and other items of personal use.

Suspicious bag found at Delhi Airport, reportedly contained RDX

01 Nov 2019

Suspicious bag found at Delhi Airport, reportedly contained RDX

On the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, a suspicious bag was found at Terminal 3 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, causing panic among passengers and staff.

Four, including cricketer, arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

12 Jun 2019

Four, including cricketer, arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

Four members of a family, including Canadian cricketer Mamik Luthra, were arrested at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday for allegedly trying to smuggle gold into the country.

Delhi: Immigration-system server down at airport, long queues at counter

29 Apr 2019

Delhi: Immigration-system server down at airport, long queues at counter

Immigration system server was down at Delhi airport after midnight, resulting in long queues of people at immigration counters.

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

26 Mar 2019

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

After Air India, GoAir has decided to discontinue their boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani.

Man tries to board flight naked as "clothing impairs body-aerodynamics"

26 Mar 2019

Man tries to board flight naked as "clothing impairs body-aerodynamics"

In a bizarre incident, a man who was trying to board his flight naked at Russia's Domodedovo Airport was caught on camera, the video of which has gone viral.

IndiGo airlines announces 3-day Holi sale. Know the discounted fares

05 Mar 2019

IndiGo airlines announces 3-day Holi sale. Know the discounted fares

The largest airline in India, IndiGo today announced a three-day special Holi sale across its domestic and international network, for travel between March 19 and September 28.

You'll have to pay for baggage screening at Delhi Airport

18 Jan 2019

You'll have to pay for baggage screening at Delhi Airport

From February 1, Delhi International Airport (DIAL), after being allowed by AERA, will charge for X-ray baggage fees ranging from Rs. 110 to Rs. 880 for domestic flights, and $149.33 (Rs. 10,655) to $209.55 (Rs. 14,952) for international flights.

With expansion plans, flying out of Delhi to become costlier

31 Oct 2018

With expansion plans, flying out of Delhi to become costlier

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) is planning to invest Rs. 9,000 crore in expansion work which will result in a rise of aeronautical charges.

India's two busiest airports to shut down runways for repair

05 Oct 2018

India's two busiest airports to shut down runways for repair

Two of India's busiest airports, the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi and the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, will shut down their runways for repair for 13 days from November 15 this year, and between February and March next year, respectively.

Delhi Airport: Much hated brown beige carpet set to go

24 Aug 2018

Delhi Airport: Much hated brown beige carpet set to go

The carpet at Delhi Airport's T3 terminal, which has been the pet peeve of most travelers, is set to go.

34 Indian airports lack CCTV cameras, other basic security equipment

15 Jul 2018

34 Indian airports lack CCTV cameras, other basic security equipment

Airports across the country are lacking in basic security equipment like bomb detectors, baggage X-ray machines and walkie-talkies, the CISF has warned.

Here's how an Indian undercover officer prevented terror-attack in Delhi

11 Jul 2018

Here's how an Indian undercover officer prevented terror-attack in Delhi

In an unprecedented level of operation, Indian security agencies went 'The Departed' way, infiltrating an Islamic State (IS) ring to thwart a suicide bombing in New Delhi.

Delhi: Magenta Line's Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir stretch opens for public

29 May 2018

Delhi: Magenta Line's Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir stretch opens for public

The final corridor of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line connecting Janakpuri West to Kalkaji Mandir finally opened today, greatly easing intra-NCR transport for residents.

Longest, deepest, steepest: Delhi's Magenta Line metro breaks many records

25 May 2018

Longest, deepest, steepest: Delhi's Magenta Line metro breaks many records

Did you know the new Magenta Line has the deepest station in the Delhi Metro network and the steepest escalator in India?

Drugs worth Rs. 30cr seized from Delhi Airport's Customs parking

22 May 2018

Drugs worth Rs. 30cr seized from Delhi Airport's Customs parking

Delhi Police has successfully busted an international drug syndicate which involved several officials at the IGI Airport's Customs department and a UK-based mastermind.

NRI masturbates sitting beside woman on board flight, arrested

21 May 2018

NRI masturbates sitting beside woman on board flight, arrested

A 58-year-old NRI, holding a Russian passport, was arrested at the Delhi Airport after an Indian woman alleged that he had masturbated sitting beside her on board a flight from Istanbul.

WOW! New Delhi to North America for Rs. 13,499?

15 May 2018

WOW! New Delhi to North America for Rs. 13,499?

Soon, you will be able to travel to North America for as low as Rs. 13,499, a massive Rs. 46,000 less than the usual fare.

IIT-Kanpur grad creates insulin pen mid-air to save a life

09 May 2018

IIT-Kanpur grad creates insulin pen mid-air to save a life

Using basic engineering skills, this IIT-Kanpur student saved a man's life, who was slowly dying due to lack of his medicines.

Russian flight cabin crew member alleges molestation by Delhi businessman

03 May 2018

Russian flight cabin crew member alleges molestation by Delhi businessman

A 50-year-old man was yesterday detained at the Delhi Airport for questioning after a Russian airline crew member accused him of molesting her.

IIT entrepreneurs arrested in Rs. 2,000cr bitcoin scam

23 Apr 2018

IIT entrepreneurs arrested in Rs. 2,000cr bitcoin scam

Serial entrepreneurs Sahil Baghla and Nikunj Jain, co-founders of the Guguram-based Darwin Labs, were arrested today for their alleged links to Amit Bhardwaj.

Doctor allegedly manhandled, offloaded from IndiGo-flight after complaining about mosquitoes

10 Apr 2018

Doctor allegedly manhandled, offloaded from IndiGo-flight after complaining about mosquitoes

A Bengaluru doctor was allegedly manhandled and forcibly offloaded from an IndiGo flight at the Lucknow Airport yesterday after he complained of mosquitoes in the plane.

Delhi-Airport chaos: Power-banks, snags misplace thousands of bags, delay flights

30 Mar 2018

Delhi-Airport chaos: Power-banks, snags misplace thousands of bags, delay flights

There was chaos at Delhi's IGI Airport yesterday evening: the check-in process was drastically slow, hundreds of passengers' bags were misplaced, and as a result, several flights were delayed.

Over 120 SpiceJet, IndiGo flights to ply from Delhi T2

16 Mar 2018

Over 120 SpiceJet, IndiGo flights to ply from Delhi T2

Ending a four-month battle with Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), IndiGo and SpiceJet have agreed to shift their flight operations partially to Delhi Airport's revamped T2 (Terminal-2) from March 25.

French President Macron in India: France best partner for India

10 Mar 2018

French President Macron in India: France best partner for India

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a four-day visit to India, invited by his Indian counterpart PM Modi. Yesterday, he and his wife Brigitte Marie-Claude Macron were received warmly by Modi at Delhi Airport.