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Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri photojournalist stopped from flying abroad
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Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri photojournalist stopped from flying abroad

Sanna Irshad Mattoo was on her way to Paris to attend a book launch event and participate in a photography exhibition when she was stopped by immigration authorities at the Delhi airport

Delhi's IGI airport best in India and South Asia, 37th among world's top 50
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Delhi's IGI airport best in India and South Asia, 37th among world's top 50

The airport also improved its overall ranking to 37th from last year's 45th position, said the statement from GMR which added that it is the only airport from India to be included in the world's top 50 airports

Heroin worth Rs 434 crore seized at Delhi airport cargo complex
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Heroin worth Rs 434 crore seized at Delhi airport cargo complex

In an operation, code-named 'Black & White', the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized 55 kgs of heroin from an imported cargo consignment, which was declared to contain 'trolley bags'

SpiceJet flight collides with electric pole before take-off at Delhi airport
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SpiceJet flight collides with electric pole before take-off at Delhi airport

The collision took place while the Boeing 737-800 aircraft was moving from the passenger terminal to the runway, sources said

Canada lifts ban on direct flights from India; daily flights to resume from 27 September
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Canada lifts ban on direct flights from India; daily flights to resume from 27 September

Air India and Air Canada will run daily flights between Delhi and Toronto/Vancouver, informed India’s high commissioner to Canada Ajay Bisaria.

Delhi airport flooded as National Capital records heaviest rainfall in 46 years
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Delhi airport flooded as National Capital records heaviest rainfall in 46 years

Five flights were diverted before officials were able to drain out the water

Heavy rains lash Delhi: Flight departures, arrivals impacted; airlines issue advisories
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Heavy rains lash Delhi: Flight departures, arrivals impacted; airlines issue advisories

The Safdarjung station of the meteorological department in the national capital recorded 94.7 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours

Centre admits deportation of Afghan woman MP was a 'mistake', offers her emergency visa
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Centre admits deportation of Afghan woman MP was a 'mistake', offers her emergency visa

Afghan MP Rangina Kargar arrived at Delhi airport on August 20 from Istanbul on a Fly Dubai flight. However, she was not let out of the airport.

Delhi airport to resume flight operations at Terminal 2 from 22 July after two-month gap
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Delhi airport to resume flight operations at Terminal 2 from 22 July after two-month gap

The decision to resume T2 operations was taken after the airport started witnessing gradual growth in passenger footfall post relaxation in lockdown and travel norms

COVID effect: Delhi airport to shut operations at T2 terminal from 17 May midnight
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COVID effect: Delhi airport to shut operations at T2 terminal from 17 May midnight

During the last few weeks, the number of domestic air passengers per day have come from more than 2.2 lakh to around 75,000 right now, according to the Civil Aviation Ministry's data

Maharashtra records over 8,000 COVID-19 cases after four months; Delhi, Bengal mandate RT-PCR test for visitors
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Maharashtra records over 8,000 COVID-19 cases after four months; Delhi, Bengal mandate RT-PCR test for visitors

Earlier today, announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that people above the age of 60 and those above 45 years with co-morbidities will be vaccinated from 1 March

UK-India flights resume; chaos at Delhi airport after last minute modifications in quarantine rules
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UK-India flights resume; chaos at Delhi airport after last minute modifications in quarantine rules

Passenger flights resumed from the UK to India in limited numbers from Friday onwards after remaining suspended for 16 days due to the emergence of a new coronavirus variant in that country

Seven-day paid institutional quarantine for international passengers staying in Delhi-NCR, says airport authority
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Seven-day paid institutional quarantine for international passengers staying in Delhi-NCR, says airport authority

Those arriving by international flight at the Delhi Airport will have to undergo a secondary screening at Delhi Government facility after which they will be allowed to proceed to the approved quarantine location.

72-year-old who went missing from Delhi airport traced to Ghaziabad, sent to home quarantine for 14 days
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72-year-old who went missing from Delhi airport traced to Ghaziabad, sent to home quarantine for 14 days

Harjeet Singh, a resident of Dilshad Garden, arrived in Delhi on flight number AI 1916 from Almaty in Kazakhstan on Saturday and went missing from the entry gate of the screening hall at Terminal-3 of the IGI airport, officials said.

GMR airport sells 49% stake for Rs 10,780 cr to France's Groupe ADP; move to help reduce debt burden
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GMR airport sells 49% stake for Rs 10,780 cr to France's Groupe ADP; move to help reduce debt burden

Out of the total amount, Rs 9,780 crore would be towards secondary sale of shares by GMR group and Rs 1,000 crore would be equity infusion in GAL

Vistara cancels four flights to and from Delhi, diverts five others owing to poor visibility, smog; IndiGo systems down across networks
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Vistara cancels four flights to and from Delhi, diverts five others owing to poor visibility, smog; IndiGo systems down across networks

As Delhi and surrounding NCR regions battle deteriorating air pollution levels, Vistara airlines on Monday cancelled four of their Delhi-bound flights citing poor visibility due to smog

Delhi pollution: 32 flights diverted due to low visibility at airport as thick blanket of smog engulfs several parts of national capital
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Delhi pollution: 32 flights diverted due to low visibility at airport as thick blanket of smog engulfs several parts of national capital

Air pollution levels in the national capital escalated to hazardous and visibility dropped significantly

Bag with suspected RDX contents found at Terminal-3 of Delhi airport; police restrict passenger movement, security tightens
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Bag with suspected RDX contents found at Terminal-3 of Delhi airport; police restrict passenger movement, security tightens

A bag with suspected RDX contents was found at the Delhi airport in the early hours of Friday, leading to restrictions in passenger movements for a couple of hours, officials said

Delhi rains: Heavy showers hit road traffic in national capital; flight operations suspended for 26 minutes
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Delhi rains: Heavy showers hit road traffic in national capital; flight operations suspended for 26 minutes

Videos from the airport showed water leaking from the roof at Delhi Airport's Terminal 1. Stranded passengers can be seen at the airport.

Security beefed up in New Delhi, airports across India after intel on Jaish terrorists entering capital
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Security beefed up in New Delhi, airports across India after intel on Jaish terrorists entering capital

Security has been increased in Delhi after intelligence inputs were received regarding the infiltration into the national capital by three to four terrorists and a possible terror strike