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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.

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

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.

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

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).

Panic at Delhi Airport as 17 bullets found in washroom

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.

Chinese man held for smuggling gold at Delhi Airport

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.

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

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.

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

07 Feb 2018

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.

Security lapse: Afghan exits Delhi Airport without Indian visa

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.