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Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

28 Sep 2020

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

After a six month shutdown, the Terminal 2 at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport is set to resume operations starting October 1, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced.

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

24 May 2020

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

01 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

Early Saturday morning, a special Air India flight flew 324 Indians to Delhi from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

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.

150 Indians, deported from US, land at Delhi's IGI Airport

20 Nov 2019

150 Indians, deported from US, land at Delhi's IGI Airport

On Wednesday morning, around 150 Indians, deported from the United States, landed in New Delhi.

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.

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

08 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

The Unnao rape survivor, who was seriously injured in a car crash last month, continues to be critical and is on a life support system, AIIMS said on Wednesday.

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.

Severe dust storm hits Delhi; IGI Airport flight operations suspended

12 Jun 2019

Severe dust storm hits Delhi; IGI Airport flight operations suspended

A powerful dust storm on Wednesday evening hit Delhi, which has been witnessing severe heatwave conditions over the last few days.

Delhi: Soon, travel across IGI Airport terminals via 'air train'

29 Mar 2019

Delhi: Soon, travel across IGI Airport terminals via 'air train'

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) is one of the busiest in the world.

Delhi: GoAir employees pose as passengers, steal 53 mobile phones

02 Oct 2018

Delhi: GoAir employees pose as passengers, steal 53 mobile phones

In what is sure to serve as a major embarrassment for GoAir, two of its executives were arrested on Monday in Delhi for stealing 53 mobile phones.

OCI card-holders appear to enjoy equal-rights like other Indians: HC

12 Aug 2018

OCI card-holders appear to enjoy equal-rights like other Indians: HC

Delhi High Court has said that Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) appear to enjoy the fundamental rights of equality before law and freedom of speech and expression in the same way as any other Indian citizen does.

Delhi: Man makes fake social-media accounts, threatens women with morphed-images

03 Aug 2018

Delhi: Man makes fake social-media accounts, threatens women with morphed-images

A man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly setting up fake accounts of women and sending their morphed images to their friends.

Newborn's body with paper stuffed in mouth found on flight

25 Jul 2018

Newborn's body with paper stuffed in mouth found on flight

In a shocking incident, the dead-body of an infant was found onboard a New Delhi-bound AirAsia flight inside the toilet.

Passengers flying from Delhi might soon have to pay more

20 Jul 2018

Passengers flying from Delhi might soon have to pay more

Airfares for people flying out of Delhi's IGI Airport might soon undergo a hike, although a marginal one, as its operator, the DIAL, requested permission for increasing 'passenger service fee' (PSF).

Air India flight delayed by 6-hours due to 'technical reasons'

30 Jun 2018

Air India flight delayed by 6-hours due to 'technical reasons'

About 170 passengers of Air India's Delhi-Kochi-Dubai flight AI 933, scheduled to depart at 5:10am, were held up at Delhi's IGI Airport for almost 6 hours, with the airline saying it was due to technical reasons.

Delhi: 23 Air India flights delayed due to software malfunction

23 Jun 2018

Delhi: 23 Air India flights delayed due to software malfunction

Nearly two dozen Air India flights were delayed across its network including at IGI Airport, Delhi today after a technical glitch in the check-in software hampered operations, an airline spokesperson said.

Beat Delhi road-traffic; Kalkaji-Janakpuri West Magenta Metro-line opens to public

29 May 2018

Beat Delhi road-traffic; Kalkaji-Janakpuri West Magenta Metro-line opens to public

Commuters in Delhi can now beat the heavy road traffic on Ring Roads by taking the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line metro as the Kalkaji Mandir-Janakpuri West stretch was thrown open to the public today.

40 more killed in thunderstorms across UP, Bihar, Jharkhand

29 May 2018

40 more killed in thunderstorms across UP, Bihar, Jharkhand

Another bout of thunderstorms hit UP, Bihar and Jharkhand yesterday, leaving 40 dead and many others injured, reports said.

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.

Indian man crossed 11 countries to enter US; now deported

20 May 2018

Indian man crossed 11 countries to enter US; now deported

An Indian man who had reportedly travelled over 10,000kms across 11 countries in a month to enter the US illegally in 2016 has been deported back after he was caught staying illegally.

Depressed with IndiGo, employee makes hoax bomb call; gets arrested

14 May 2018

Depressed with IndiGo, employee makes hoax bomb call; gets arrested

The Delhi police recently arrested an IndiGo employee for making a hoax bomb call regarding a Mumbai-bound flight at Indira Gandhi International airport, earlier this month.

Delhi: Zimbabwean woman held with drugs worth Rs. 15cr

04 Apr 2018

Delhi: Zimbabwean woman held with drugs worth Rs. 15cr

A Zimbabwean woman has been apprehended at Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle out party drugs worth around Rs. 15 crore, an official said on Tuesday.

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.

No respite from fog for Delhi, normal life disrupted

05 Jan 2018

No respite from fog for Delhi, normal life disrupted

There seems to be no respite for Delhi in sight as dense fog hit flight and train operations again.

Dense fog hits flight, train operations in North India again

01 Jan 2018

Dense fog hits flight, train operations in North India again

The fog situation in Delhi is getting worse. After two hours of suspension of flight operations yesterday, services were halted for four hours today at the IGI Airport.

Delhi Airport allows UDAN flight operations from Hindon airbase

22 Sep 2017

Delhi Airport allows UDAN flight operations from Hindon airbase

GMR Infrastructure-led Delhi Airport has accepted the Centre's request to allow low-cost, regional flights to operate from Ghaziabad's Hindon Airforce Station from the coming winter season.

School's negligence shatters dreams of young swimmer

11 Sep 2017

School's negligence shatters dreams of young swimmer

23-year-old Riya Gupta was once a swimming champion who is now confined to a wheelchair due to a quadriplegic medical condition.

Drone scare at IGI Airport, operations disrupted

21 Aug 2017

Drone scare at IGI Airport, operations disrupted

Operations at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport were suspended twice after an unidentified flying object (UFO) was sighted near the airport.

GMR-led DIAL's JVs made aviation ministry, AAI lose crores

18 Aug 2017

GMR-led DIAL's JVs made aviation ministry, AAI lose crores

Reportedly, the government auditor, after scrutinizing the GMR group-led Delhi International Airport Private Limited (DIAL), has unearthed that the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) had undermined public interest by okaying cargo JVs in 2009-10.

I-Day: Seven-layer security in Delhi amid terror threat

15 Aug 2017

I-Day: Seven-layer security in Delhi amid terror threat

To combat possible terror strikes on Independence Day, Delhi has got a seven-layer security guard this time.

2kg morphine mixture found hidden in Air India catering trolley

21 Jul 2017

2kg morphine mixture found hidden in Air India catering trolley

About two kilograms of morphine mixture was found hidden in an Air India catering trolley at Delhi's IGI Airport on July 19.

CISF gets 'best airport security award for Delhi's IGI Airport

03 Jul 2017

CISF gets 'best airport security award for Delhi's IGI Airport

The Central Industrial Security Force has been named the 'best airport security' by the World Quality Congress for its services at the Delhi Airport.

Delhi hospital fined for leaving needle in woman's uterus

12 Jun 2017

Delhi hospital fined for leaving needle in woman's uterus

A private hospital was imposed Rs. 30 lakh as negligence cost for leaving a needle behind in a woman's uterus after her delivery in 2009.

AIIMS emergency distressed due to shortage of doctors

25 May 2017

AIIMS emergency distressed due to shortage of doctors

The emergency wing of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) receives more than 500 patients daily and is short-staffed to handle the same.

Nabha jailbreak: Amandeep Singh held in Jalandar with gun, ammo

03 Apr 2017

Nabha jailbreak: Amandeep Singh held in Jalandar with gun, ammo

Jalandar police apprehended gangster Amandeep Singh, who had escaped during the Nabha jailbreak, near PAP chowk in Jalandar.

Passenger capacity at Delhi Airport may be doubled

16 Mar 2017

Passenger capacity at Delhi Airport may be doubled

On Wednesday, the Centre said it was contemplating a plan that would almost double the passenger-handling capacity of the IGI Airport.

AIIMS fires resident doctor over death of nurse

22 Feb 2017

AIIMS fires resident doctor over death of nurse

AIIMS fired a resident doctor for "wilful absence of duties", and served notice to a consultant "for not being available for the emergency", after a pregnant nurse died during delivery.

Police knew of planned Nabha jailbreak five months earlier

15 Feb 2017

Police knew of planned Nabha jailbreak five months earlier

An FIR was registered at Kotwali police station in June 2016, five months before the Nabha jailbreak in which Khalistani terrorist Harminder Mintoo was freed, that stated four associates would help him escape.