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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.

WI begin two-week quarantine in NZ ahead of T20I series

31 Oct 2020

WI begin two-week quarantine in NZ ahead of T20I series

After clearing the first health test upon arriving in New Zealand, the West Indian contingent have commenced a two-week quarantine ahead of the T20I and Test series, starting November 27.

Foreign women strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar promises investigation

28 Oct 2020

Foreign women strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar promises investigation

Days after the invasive examination of women at Doha Airport triggered global headlines and threatened Qatar's diplomatic relationship with Australia, the Arab country has promised an investigation, reports said on Wednesday.

NIA suspects Dawood Ibrahim link in Kerala gold smuggling case

15 Oct 2020

NIA suspects Dawood Ibrahim link in Kerala gold smuggling case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) suspects that the most-wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim could be involved in the Kerala gold smuggling case, which has rocked politics in the Southern state for weeks now.

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

04 Oct 2020

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

Two officers of the Indian Navy died Sunday morning as a glider aircraft crashed in Kochi, Kerala.

Gold smuggling case evidence burnt in Kerala Secretariat fire: Opposition

26 Aug 2020

Gold smuggling case evidence burnt in Kerala Secretariat fire: Opposition

On Tuesday evening, a fire broke out in the North block of the Kerala Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram, sparking a political row.

Unable to fly, travelers hop on flights to reach nowhere

19 Aug 2020

Unable to fly, travelers hop on flights to reach nowhere

With the coronavirus pandemic putting brakes on flying worldwide, frequent fliers are trying different styles to satisfy their "wanderlust".

Manipur: BJP-led coalition faces crisis, rebel MLAs flown to Delhi

24 Jun 2020

Manipur: BJP-led coalition faces crisis, rebel MLAs flown to Delhi

The BJP-led coalition in Manipur is facing an existential crisis after nine MLAs, three from the saffron party itself, withdrew support from Chief Minister N Biren Singh's government on June 17.

Five-year-old flies to Bengaluru alone, meets mother after months

25 May 2020

Five-year-old flies to Bengaluru alone, meets mother after months

As domestic flights resumed in India after weeks, among the first fliers was a five-year-old, who was stuck in Delhi for the past three months.

Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

13 Mar 2020

Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

A 76-year-old man in Karnataka died due to coronavirus and became the first COVID-19 fatality in India. The elderly also suffered from hypertension and asthma, the Health Ministry confirmed.

Which books should powerful people (like Modi, Shah, RaGa) read

29 Feb 2020

Which books should powerful people (like Modi, Shah, RaGa) read

Today is February 29, an extra day life has given us. And, how do I utilize that extra day? By giving unsolicited gyaan to people who would never listen to me.

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.

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

22 Jan 2020

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

This morning, a man identified as Aditya Rao, surrendered before Bengaluru police, claiming he put a bag of explosives at Mangaluru International Airport on Monday.

Soleimani killing: How poor Iran-US ties could affect India

04 Jan 2020

Soleimani killing: How poor Iran-US ties could affect India

India is caught in a crossfire after the United States killed one of Iran's topmost commanders, Qasem Soleimani yesterday.

Top commander killed by US, Iran's leader vows revenge

03 Jan 2020

Top commander killed by US, Iran's leader vows revenge

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is angry and has vowed to take revenge from criminals (read the United States) who killed the country's top commander Qasem Soleimani in an airstrike at Baghdad Airport on Friday.

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

03 Jan 2020

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

Earlier on Friday, the United States confirmed to have killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike at Iraq's Baghdad Airport.

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.

Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport

24 Jul 2019

Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport

In what comes as good news for fliers, passengers boarding from the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru can now travel without having to present any travel documents.

Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

06 Jul 2019

Indian rupee now accepted at Dubai Duty Free shops

What comes as good news for Indian passengers, the Indian rupee will now be accepted for all transactions at Duty Free shops of Dubai airports.

Price of Alia's quirky Chanel bag will leave you stunned!

04 May 2019

Price of Alia's quirky Chanel bag will leave you stunned!

Alia Bhatt, who is known for her casual yet stylish airport looks, was recently spotted leaving for London to shoot for Ayan Mukerji's film, Brahmastra, opposite her boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor.

Sri Lankan police find 87 bomb detonators at bus stand

22 Apr 2019

Sri Lankan police find 87 bomb detonators at bus stand

A day after eight serial blasts ripped apart Sri Lanka, the police found 87 bomb detonators at the main bus station in capital Colombo on Monday.

Sri Lanka blasts: 24 suspects arrested, 290 killed, 450 injured

22 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka blasts: 24 suspects arrested, 290 killed, 450 injured

Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 people in connection to the deadly bomb blasts which ripped apart churches and high-end hotels on Sunday. Officials said 290 people have died and 450 got injured.

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.

#FinancialBytes: 'Secret' Amex Black Card's perks you didn't know about

20 Mar 2019

#FinancialBytes: 'Secret' Amex Black Card's perks you didn't know about

The American Express Centurion Card for the uber-rich, popularly known as Amex Black Card, is the ultimate status symbol in the credit card world.

Pakistan: Flight operations suspended at major airports. Details here

27 Feb 2019

Pakistan: Flight operations suspended at major airports. Details here

Flight operations were suspended across major airports in Pakistan's Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces today in the wake of the escalating tensions between Pakistan and India, according to a media report.

Andhra: Naidu lays foundation stone for Renigunta airport runway expansion

20 Feb 2019

Andhra: Naidu lays foundation stone for Renigunta airport runway expansion

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for the extension of Renigunta airport runway in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, today.

PM Modi in Northeast: Development projects worth Rs. 4,000cr launched

09 Feb 2019

PM Modi in Northeast: Development projects worth Rs. 4,000cr launched

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated development projects worth Rs. 4,000cr and laid the foundation stone of an airport in Hollongi in Arunachal Pradesh.

PM Modi to launch several development projects in Arunachal Pradesh

08 Feb 2019

PM Modi to launch several development projects in Arunachal Pradesh

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to inaugurate Arunachal Pradesh's first dedicated TV channel - DD Arunprabha - at the Doordarshan Kendra (DDK) in Itanagar.

PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday

07 Feb 2019

PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate several projects and lay foundation of many vital schemes in Arunachal Pradesh during his visit to the north-eastern state on Saturday, officials said today.

Leopard cub seized from passenger's luggage at Chennai airport

02 Feb 2019

Leopard cub seized from passenger's luggage at Chennai airport

In a bizarre news, a leopard cub has been recovered from the luggage of a passenger who arrived from Thailand at Chennai International Airport on Saturday.

#FinancialBytes: 'Secret' Amex Black Card's perks you didn't know about

02 Feb 2019

#FinancialBytes: 'Secret' Amex Black Card's perks you didn't know about

The American Express Centurion Card for the uber-rich, popularly known as Amex Black Card, is the ultimate status symbol in the credit card world.

India to have 200-airports, 1.1bn air-passenger traffic by 2040: MoCA

15 Jan 2019

India to have 200-airports, 1.1bn air-passenger traffic by 2040: MoCA

India's air passenger traffic is expected to grow six-fold to 1.1 billion and the number of operational airports to increase to around 200 by 2040, according to Ministry of Civil Aviation's (MoCA) vision document released at a summit in Mumbai today.

Soon, passengers can leave and re-enter airport if flight's delayed

06 Jan 2019

Soon, passengers can leave and re-enter airport if flight's delayed

A new proposal under consideration might allow fliers to leave the airport if their flights are delayed, and return to board them without any hassles.

Delhi: Visibility drops due to dense fog, 13 trains delayed

05 Jan 2019

Delhi: Visibility drops due to dense fog, 13 trains delayed

Thirteen trains were delayed by two to three hours due to fog in Delhi, which recorded a low of 5.4 degree Celsius this morning.

Low visibility conditions disrupt flight operations at Delhi airport

25 Dec 2018

Low visibility conditions disrupt flight operations at Delhi airport

Low visibility conditions disrupted flight operations at the Delhi airport today, and departures were put on hold for two hours, an official said.

Delhi: Now file e-FIRs of lost items from Terminal 3

20 Dec 2018

Delhi: Now file e-FIRs of lost items from Terminal 3

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, is one of the busiest airports in the world.

Soon, robotic dogs could replace CISF's security dogs at airports

04 Dec 2018

Soon, robotic dogs could replace CISF's security dogs at airports

While the CISF currently uses dogs - German Shepherds, Labradors, and Belgian Malinois - for airport security, that could soon be a thing of the past.