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Pakistani court rejects plea to form commission to examine boat used by 26/11 terrorists
World

Pakistani court rejects plea to form commission to examine boat used by 26/11 terrorists

A court hearing the 2008 Mumbai attack case has rejected the prosecution's plea to form a commission to examine the boat used by the 10 LeT terrorists.

Major aviation disaster averted: Indian Navy tests missiles even as airspace remains open to traffic
India

Major aviation disaster averted: Indian Navy tests missiles even as airspace remains open to traffic

In times when major aviation disasters have have horrified the world, another one could have occurred on Saturday when, due to a communication failure, the Indian Navy test fired several lethal surface-to-surface missiles above the Arabian Sea as the airspace remained open to air traffic.

Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Delhi Airport post bomb scare, passengers quizzed
World

Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Delhi Airport post bomb scare, passengers quizzed

Turkish Airlines Flight TK-65, flying from Hong Kong to Istanbul, was forced to make an emergency landing at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGi) Airport following a bomb threat on Tuesday, according to television reports.

Mumbai ATC faces acute staff shortage; 5 flight collisions nearly missed in past 4 months
Mumbai

Mumbai ATC faces acute staff shortage; 5 flight collisions nearly missed in past 4 months

In worrying news, five collisions between passenger jets were avoided in the Mumbai airspace over the past four months.

Two arrested for flying promotional balloons over Mumbai airport airspace
India

Two arrested for flying promotional balloons over Mumbai airport airspace

Mumbai police on Tuesday arrested two employees of a small-time event management firm  in connection with the spotting of unidentified parachute-like objects over the city airport airspace last week which had triggered a security concern.

Unidentified parachute-like objects spotted over Mumbai airport airspace
Mumbai

Unidentified parachute-like objects spotted over Mumbai airport airspace

Unidentified parachute-like objects were spotted in the Mumbai airport airspace, raising security concern.

26/11 Mumbai attacks accused Lakhvi seeks exemption from Pak court appearance
World

26/11 Mumbai attacks accused Lakhvi seeks exemption from Pak court appearance

LeT operations commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of 2008 Mumbai terror attack, has pleaded before an Anti-Terrorism Court to exempt him from appearing in court, citing an alleged security threat.

Pak govt gets bail order of 26/11 mastermind, to appeal against it
World

Pak govt gets bail order of 26/11 mastermind, to appeal against it

Earlier, the prosecution was facing problems in getting the copy of the order as the Judge was not releasing it because of unspecified reasons.

Medical emergency: Air India flight makes unscheduled landing in Kolkata
India

Medical emergency: Air India flight makes unscheduled landing in Kolkata

The flight, carrying 244 passengers from Bangkok to Mumbai made an emergency landing at Kolkata around 10 pm in the night and the sick passenger was rushed to a local hospital.

Airlines review: There's a lot of turbulence in Tulip Joshi's first TV flight
Entertainment

Airlines review: There's a lot of turbulence in Tulip Joshi's first TV flight

I hope that the second episode of Airlines will surprise me and fans of saas-bahu serials will watch this show and realise daughters aren’t meant to just be married off.

Co-pilot on iPad as Jet Airways flight plunges 5000 feet
Corporate

Co-pilot on iPad as Jet Airways flight plunges 5000 feet

DGCA has directed the airline to come forward with all related reports, as well as the records of the Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR) within this week

Drone-delivered pizza: Mumbai Police seeks explanation
Mumbai

Drone-delivered pizza: Mumbai Police seeks explanation

The usage of unmanned drone for the first time in India by a city-based pizza shop for delivery has come under scanner of Mumbai Police, which will seek an explanation from the outlet as to why it did not inform them before carrying out the experiment.

Final communication from MH 370 published by British Daily
World

Final communication from MH 370 published by British Daily

The final 54 minutes of communication between the pilots of the missing Malaysian plane and air traffic control has been published by a British newspaper, but Malaysia described it as inaccurate.

Malaysian govt, oppn caught in bitter political war over missing jet
World

Malaysian govt, oppn caught in bitter political war over missing jet

It took more than a week, but both sides of Malaysia's bitterly contested political divide are now sparring over the disappearance and hunt for the missing jetliner, a possible distraction for a government already under fire for its handling of the crisis.

Missing Malaysian plane: Why a 9/11-type India-centric hijacking is not plausible
World

Missing Malaysian plane: Why a 9/11-type India-centric hijacking is not plausible

No terror outfit in the world has a proven capability of dealing with such complex avionics.

Malaysia Airlines says last contact with missing plane over S-China Sea
World

Malaysia Airlines says last contact with missing plane over S-China Sea

Malaysian and Vietnamese authorities were working jointly on search operations in the area and the airline could not yet confirm the plane had crashed, Malaysia Airlines chief executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said in a statement read to a news conference.

Tallest in India, new Mumbai ATC tower to improve air traffic
Business

Tallest in India, new Mumbai ATC tower to improve air traffic

Mumbai ATC everyday handles approximately 750 landings and take-offs, besides controlling 960 other flights including international overflying traffic.<br /><br /> Once commissioned, the new ATC tower will be able to handle 46 flights per hour as against 40 being handled now, as per MIAL.

SITA Enables Safer Digital Data Communications For ATC
Biztech

SITA Enables Safer Digital Data Communications For ATC

Announces selection by AAI to deliver enhanced systems for exchange of air traffic control messages.