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10 Mar 2018


France's Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, gets Modi's hug

PM Narendra Modi's greeting of foreign head-of-states indicates a distinct pattern. If he disapproves or doesn't consider them strategically important, he doesn't meet them at the tarmac with his now-famous jhappis, as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau discovered the hard way.

07 Mar 2018


Delhi, Mumbai airports numero uno in quality service: ACI Survey

Delhi Airport grabbed the top spot in service quality survey conducted by Airports Council International (ACI).

06 Mar 2018


We'll start Delhi Metro Phase-4 work on our own: Centre

The Centre on Monday said, rather sternly, that due to AAP-led Delhi government's delay in approving the phase 4 metro work, it would go ahead on its own.

02 Mar 2018


Panic at Delhi Airport as 17 bullets found in washroom

Panic had broken out at the Delhi Airport a little over two weeks ago when 17 live bullets were found in a washroom, HT reported.

25 Feb 2018


Chinese man held for smuggling gold at Delhi Airport

A Chinese man has been arrested by customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle, into the country, gold valuing about Rs. 92 lakh at Delhi airport.

13 Feb 2018


Delhi Airport terminal T1 to get metro connectivity by March-end

People traveling to Terminal 1 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from any part of Delhi and the National Capital Region will now be able to take the metro soon.

07 Feb 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal inaugurated updated version of Himmat app

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal has inaugurated the updated version of the Himmat app meant for the safety of women. The revamped version of the app is now called Himmat Plus and was launched by the Delhi Police.

25 Jan 2018


Passenger stopped at IGI for carrying grenade like power bank

With just a day left for the Republic Day celebrations in the national capital, a minor bomb scare at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Thursday created chaos after a hand grenade like object was found in a passenger's luggage during the screening process.

18 Jan 2018


Patanjali Ayurved's exclusive store inaugurated at Delhi IGI Airport

Only a day after partnering with eight e-commerce platforms, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved has opened an "exclusive store" at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal-2.

11 Jan 2018


Mumbai-Delhi third busiest air route, but with poor punctuality

The Mumbai-Delhi air route was the third busiest last year with about 130 flights daily, an air travel intelligence company has found.

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.

03 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Fog disrupts flight, train and road traffic in Delhi

Fog in Delhi has disrupted flight operations severely since the last three days. Yesterday, nine flights were cancelled and over 150 affected.

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.

28 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

Operations halted at Delhi airport after drone spotted nearby

Operations at Delhi's IGI airport were halted for about 20 minutes this morning after a drone-like object was spotted nearby, reported HT.

12 Dec 2017


Security lapse: Afghan exits Delhi Airport without Indian visa

In a major security lapse, an Afghan national managed to exit from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after landing there from Kabul, without an Indian visa.

08 Dec 2017


Delhi: Intense fog from Dec 17, airport gets new tech

Delhi has had some relief this year regarding weather conditions, but intense fog is set to hit from December 17.

03 Dec 2017


Poop from the sky! NGT asks panel to analyze "waste"

Delhi's "poop-from-the-sky" problem is back again, and the NGT wants to know if it is human or bird excreta.

28 Nov 2017


Tardy flyer slaps Air India staffer, gets slapped back

After IndiGo received negative publicity for a staffer's misbehavior with a passenger, national carrier Air India (AI) is at the center of a similar controversy.

17 Nov 2017


New scanners at Delhi Airport 'sensitive' to sarees, jewelry

The Delhi Airport has a new scanner that is "sensitive" to Indian attire. It will produce X-ray images to detect contraband concealed on the body.

10 Nov 2017


Jaipur: AI pilot deserts plane on runway, leaves passengers stranded

In a bizarre incident, an Air India pilot scheduled to take off from the Jaipur airport suddenly declared his shift was over and left the plane stranded on the runway.

08 Nov 2017


IndiGo staff assaults passenger, employee who recorded video sacked instead

There was outrage on social media after a video of IndiGo staff dragging and thrashing a passenger at the Delhi Airport went viral.

02 Nov 2017

Sonia Gandhi

Our son's a pilot, thanks to Rahul Gandhi: Nirbhaya's mother

When 23-year-old Nirbhaya was brutally raped on a December'12 night, her brother Aman (name changed) went into shock.

12 Oct 2017


Carrying a power bank may delay you at Delhi airport

The CSIF, in charge of security at the Delhi Airport, has a new security concern: power banks.

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.

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.

06 Sep 2017

South Korea

Delhi: Police bust human-trafficking racket operating across various Indian airports

Delhi Police busted a major international human trafficking racket following the deportation of a married couple attempting to enter Canada with forged passports.

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.

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.

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.

26 Jul 2017


Security Lapse: African national without visa escapes from Delhi Airport

A West African national, who was detained by immigration and intelligence investigators at the IGI airport for not having a valid visa, managed to flee from their custody.

21 Jul 2017

Air India

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.

13 Jul 2017


CISF, world's 'best airport security', misses 'explosives' at Delhi's IGIA

About ten days after the Central Industrial Security Force was named the 'best airport security' in the world for its services at the Delhi Airport, reports have emerged that a dummy explosive managed to pass through at least two layers of security at the same airport.

08 Jul 2017


Jet blast smashes IndiGo bus-window, 5 injured at Delhi Airport

At least 5 people got injured after a IndiGo bus window imploded due to jet blast, allegedly from a SpiceJet plane approaching a parking bay.

07 Jul 2017


Delhi University's third cut-off list dips by 3%

In what comes as a relief for many aspirants, the Delhi University declared its third cut-off list on Thursday night and dropped the cut-off by 3%.

05 Jul 2017


L-G gives green signal for North-South road to Delhi airport

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal gave a thumbs up to the Delhi government's proposal for connecting the north-south road from Wazirabad to the Indira Gandhi International 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.

02 Jul 2017


Rs. 2000 crore for Jewar airport land, assures UP government

The UP government has given assurance to the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) chairman of releasing Rs. 2,000 crore to acquire land for the Jewar international airport.

25 Jun 2017


Delhi: Supreme Court in favour of relaxing abortion deadline

The Supreme Court came out in favour of amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act by allowing women to abort terminally ill fetuses beyond the present limit of 20 weeks.

24 Jun 2017


Greater Noida: Centre clears proposal for Jewar Airport

The Centre approved the proposal for the greenfield airport in Jewar in Greater Noida.

19 Jun 2017


Delhi's horror crime: Four minors slit throat of a 16-year-old

Four minors, were held for slitting the throat of 16-year-old Jatin in Delhi's Kanjhawala because he refused to end his relationship with his friend's cousin.