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22 January, 2018 5:24 AM Video: Plane Battles Intense Storm To Make Dangerous Landing

Imagine the plight of the passengers on the plane Extreme winds left a trail of destruction in Germany and surrounding regions in the wake of Storm Friederike. Gusts of up to 120 km per hour wreaked havoc, briefly shutting down air and rail traffic in northern Europe. But at Dusseldorf Airport, a brave pilot attempted a dangerous landing during the stormy 12

20 January, 2018 5:30 PM What happens when a government closes shop

In shutdowns, non-essential government employees are furloughed, or placed on temporary unpaid leave. Workers deemed essential, including those dealing with public safety and national security, keep working. After previous government shutdowns, Congress passed measures to ensure that all unpaid workers received retroactive pay. The Trump administration 26

19 January, 2018 5:10 PM India's Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, INS Vikrant, Will Be Commissioned By 2020

New Delhi: The delay on part of Russia in supplying aviation items has impeded the commissioning of India's only indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, and the warship is expected to be commissioned by October 2020, a senior Navy official said today. Vice Admiral Hari Kumar, the Controller of Personnel Services (CPS), said the Navy has had a dialogue 36

17 January, 2018 10:58 AM In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

JODHPUR: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday took off in the Indian Air Force's frontline combat jet Sukhoi 30 MKI from the air base in Jodhpur. Dressed in the pilot's G-suit, the country's first woman Defence Minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot. She is the first full-time woman Defence Minister to fly the sortie. She is reportedly 43

16 January, 2018 9:29 AM SpiceJet To Explore Sea-Plane Manufacturing In Bengal

Speaking at the Bengal Global Business Summit 2018 here today, SpiceJet chairman Ajay Singh said there was a potential for making West Bengal a hub for sea-planes which can fly to Gangasagar, Sunderbans and other parts of the state. Kolkata: Private low-cost carrier SpiceJet would explore the possibility of manufacturing sea-planes in West Bengal, its chairman 51

15 January, 2018 8:11 AM Watch: Plane skids off the runway in Turkey, stops short of diving into sea

All passengers and crew aboard were evacuated safely, the airline said An aeroplane belonging to a low-cost Turkish airline skid off the runway while landing and stopped metres short of driving itself into the adjoining sea. There were 168 passengers and crew onboard which escaped safely, the airline said. The Boeing 737 aircraft of Pegasus Airlines 40

14 January, 2018 4:42 AM Mumbai chopper crash: 6 bodies found, search on for missing 1

New Delhi: A Pawan Hans helicopter carrying five senior officials of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and two pilots crashed off the Mumbai coast minutes after it took off. The police informed that the bodies have been brought to Cooper Hospital for postmortem. "Out of six bodies, five has been identified. The search for one missing is still 42

14 January, 2018 3:59 AM Israel carries out air strike in Gaza: army

Palestinian security sources in Gaza said nobody was wounded in the strike Israeli aircraft attacked a target in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, the army said, and also closed the goods crossing between the Palestinian enclave and the Jewish state. Israel "targeted a terror infrastructure using fighter jets in the southern Rafah region, adjacent 47

12 January, 2018 5:38 AM Stricken Iranian oil tanker drifts into Japan’s economic zone: coast guard

Tanker carrying condensate oil drifted from accident site off near to Shanghai A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Japan's Coast Guard told Reuters on Friday, as strong winds pushed the burning ship away from the Chinese coast. The ship, which has been ablaze for almost 20

12 January, 2018 12:07 AM Jet Airways To Stop Allowing "Smart Luggage" On-Board To Ensure Safety

New Delhi: Airline major Jet Airways on Thursday said that "Smart Luggage" with non-removable batteries will not be permitted on-board its aircraft from January 15. According to the airline, the step is in accordance with the regulations issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) towards ensuring flight safety. "Smart Luggage with non-removable 35