Everything you need to know about Guwahati Airport: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Guwahati Airport: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Agartala/Guwahati, June 19 (IANS) Sunstroke has claimed three more lives in Tripura, taking the total number of people dying of excessive exposure to sun and heat to six in the state in the past one week, police said Wednesday.
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, soon to be seen in comedies like "Calling Mr. Joe B Carvalho" and "War Chod Na Yaar", says comedy is tough but she is capturing nuances of the "most-liked" genre.
Tokyo, June 18 (ANI): A safe and efficient transportation system is one of the highlights of Singapore's Changi Airport.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) After a cloudy morning that saw intermittent rain, Delhi had a sunny and pleasant Monday afternoon as the maximum temperature settled nine notches below average at 30.3 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast more rains Tuesday.
Dubai, June 16 (IANS/WAM) Emirates has announced an upgrade of its service from Dubai to Los Angeles with the introduction of an Airbus A380 starting Dec 2.
Guwahati, June 15 (ANI): Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said that he has ordered a thorough probe into the allegations leveled against a government-run blood bank.
Guwahati, June 14 (IANS) A government-run blood bank in Assam was Friday accused of spreading the deadly HIV virus among recipients who got infected after a blood transfusion there. The magnitude of the allegations has led the Assam government to institute a probe.
Guwahati, June 14 (ANI): The United Nations resident coordinator, who was present during a two-day seminar, which was recently organized here to raise awareness and sensitise people about HIV/AIDS, has praised India for its efforts to fight the disease.
Abu Dhabi, June 14 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is expanding its check-in options in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai.
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): Russian envoy Alexander M. Kadakin on Thursday said that his embassy was awaiting for reports from the Indian authorities over the issue surrounding the arrest of three Russians on charges of duping scores of persons through a pyramid scheme.
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) Three people were arrested Thursday and a cache of arms and ammunition, suspected to be meant for the Meghalaya-based militant outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), was seized here, Assam Police said.
Jerusalem, June 12 (IANS) A group of Austrian peacekeeping troops withdrew from the Golan Heights Wednesday and are on their way home via Israel, reported Xinhua, citing an Austrian diplomatic source.
Guwahati, June 12 (IANS) Sweltering heat has claimed at least six lives in different locations of the state in the last 24 hours, and the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) at Borjhar has forecast no change in weather conditions in the next 48 hours.
Dubai, June 12 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs foiled a bid to smuggle more than two kg of heroin by an African passenger, who hid the drugs in 125 capsules in his stomach.
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) Assam's pressure group Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) has asked the central government to make public the Dam Design Review Panel (DDRP) report on the Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project.
New York, June 9 (ANI): Star Wars' star Peter Mayhew used the power of Twitter to get back his cane which was seized at the airport for close examination.
Guwahati, June 9 (ANI): The Centre has decided to start Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) to focus on equity based development, improvement in teaching-learning quality and research.
Guwahati, June 8 (IANS) The North East Tea Association (NETA), a leading tea growers association in Assam, has appealed to the state government to include a chapter in the school textbooks on tea and its health benefits.
London, June 8 (ANI): Three passenger jets had a close encounter with UFOs above Britain's Scientology HQ, it has been revealed.
Guwahati, June 7 (IANS) With some of the northeastern states still having higher adult HIV and AIDS prevalence rates than the national average, three chief ministers Friday advocated higher awareness of the disease in rural areas and among school children.
Guwahati, June 7 (IANS) Assam has been facing a power crisis since Thursday evening after five central sector power generating stations in the northeast region shut down due to technical problems.
Agartala, June 6 (IANS) Imphal airport in Manipur would soon be notified as an international airport while Agartala airport in Tripura would have international standards by 2015, a top official said here Thursday.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new 82 million dollar facility at San Jose International Airport that will support the personal aircraft of Google executives and other Silicon Valley executive fliers is scheduled to break ground soon.
Sydney, June 6 (ANI): Hong Kong International Airport has been ranked the best by millions of worldwide passengers for the seventh year in a row.
Itanagar, June 6 (ANI): Bipul Kumar is a tour operator from Rajasthan, who has travelled all over the world during the past decade.
Shillong, June 4 (IANS) Wansuk Myrthong, the first tribal Khasi woman from Meghalaya to scale Mount Everest, received a tumultuous reception here Tuesday on her return from New Delhi.
Guwahati, June 4 (ANI): With crimes against women on the rise, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi inaugurated a ten-day free self-defence training camp to empower them.
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) A Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first of its kind to be delivered to China, landed at Baiyun International Airport in the south China city of Guangzhou Sunday.
Tokyo, June 2 (ANI): All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) which has the largest Dreamliner fleet in the world, resumed regular 787 services on its 12 domestic routes and five international routes and it was Japan Airlines Corporation's (JAL) first commercial Dreamliner service when it scheduled 787 flights from Tokyo's Haneda airport.
Guwahati, June 1 (ANI): Music buffs from various walks of life came together at the Guwahati Gymkhana Club to commemorate the birth anniversary of the legendary singer and activist Bob Dylan.
Guwahati (Assam), June 1 (ANI): A seminar was organised recently in Guwahati to create awareness about the potential of the honey industry
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has begun preliminary work to upgrade the airports in Imphal and Agartala as international airports as part of India's "Look East" policy to boost the region's connectivity and trade with Southeast Asia, officials said.
Guwahati, June 1 (ANI): Youth in Assam are driven by a burning desire to become financially independent, and it comes as no surprise that Pranjal Sakia is one such person.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) Friday introduced a monthly pass scheme in order to woo more commuters to use the service, an official said.
Guwahati, May 31 (IANS) A major fire broke out at the Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam's Golaghat district Friday morning. No casualties were reported so far, officials said.
Bangkok, May 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived here on Thursday afternoon on a two-day official visit to Thailand.
Guwahati, May 29 (IANS) A minority Bodoland student's panel Wednesday demanded a high level probe into the 2012 riots in Assam, saying they do not trust the ongoing investigations by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
New York, May 29 (ANI): An anti- Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has claimed that a female security staff groped her vagina during a pat down at San Diego International Airport.
Guwahati, May 26 (ANI): Music buffs, in particular the fans of legendary American poet, singer and composer Bob Dylan celebrated his birthday at Guwahati.
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) The flood data agreement signed between India and China during the recent visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is just a renewal of the existing treaty between the two countries, an NGO alleged here Friday.
Guwahati, May 23 (ANI) A seminar was organised here recently to educate farmers , bamboo craftsmen and forest department officials about the need for marketing bamboo products all over the country.
Guwahati, May 22 (ANI): A bamboo seminar has been educating craftsmen about new marketing techniques with the objective of promoting self employment and expand the outreach.
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) An Assamese documentary film has been selected to be archived at the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) of Great Britain and Ireland, an official said here Sunday.
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here Saturday there was considerable improvement in the law and order situation in the state over the past 12 years.
Guwahati, May 17 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Asom Ratna Award for 2012 on writer late Mamoni Raisom Goswami and Sharmila Tagare for thier contribution towards the society, especially for the upliftment of women during the closing ceremony of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Pandu College in Guwahati.
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) A woman Maoist cadre was arrested here and a man detained for alleged links with the rebels, police said Thursday.
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh does not have any cash in hand and owns a 1996 Maruti car, unlike many of his colleagues.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) A day after a glass pane came tumbling down, closely missing two wheelchair-bound passengers in the domestic section of the new Rs.20 million terminal of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, a pile of rubble, a defunct beverage kiosk and a large patch on the carpeted floor greeted tourists at the minimalist international lounge.
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh filed his nomination for a fifth consecutive term in the Rajya Sabha here Wednesday.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, whose term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires next month, will arrive in Guwahati today to file his nomination for a fresh term.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A flash strike by around 300 loaders at the international airport here Tuesday delayed flight departures .
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A flash strike by around 300 loaders at the international airport here Tuesday delayed departures of international flights.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Federal officials at the General Services Administration are set to sell a plane that once served as Air Force One, this week.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Assam and Nagaland from today.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a three-day visit to Assam and Nagaland from Monday, said an official statement here.
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a two-day visit to Assam from Monday, his first to the state after assuming the country's top post, it was announced here Sunday.
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Chit fund aided Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen's close aide Debjani Mukherjee Friday claimed she was only a "trustworthy employee" of Sen and that she was sacked for raising her voice against the company's fund collection method.
Kolkata May 10 (IANS) Chit fund-aided Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen's close aide Debjani Mukherjee Friday claimed she never had any relationship with him other than being a "trustworthy employee", and said she was sacked for raising her voice against the company's fund collection method.
Agartala/Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) Thousands of retail and wholesale medicine shops remained closed across northeastern region Friday in support of the 12-hour all-India strike called by their national organisation against government policies and their impact on traders.
Agartala/Aizawl, May 10 (IANS) Seasonal cyclonic storms accompanied by lightning and rain continued to create devastation in Tripura and Mizoram for the sixth day Friday, killing eight people so far injuring 40 others, an official said here.
Guwahati, May 10 (ANI): The countrywide boom in the real estate sector is now visible in the northeast, especially in Assam, which has fast emerged as an investment hotspot.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): In another incident of cyber-crime, 45 million dollars have been stolen by hacking a prepaid debit card database, followed by draining ATMs across the world, according to federal prosecutors.
Agartala, May 9 (IANS) Cyclonic storms accompanied by lightning and rain continued to create havoc in Tripura for the fifth day Thursday, killing seven people, including five women and injuring 20 others, an official said here.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has directed national carrier Air India to stop the "companion free (travel) scheme" (CFS) which allowed its employees to take their spouse or any other family member for free on the fare of a single ticket.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The government Wednesday directed national carrier Air India to stop the "companion free (travel) scheme" (CFS) which allowed its employees to take their spouse or any other family member for free on the fare of a single ticket.
Port of Spain, May 8 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner to Trinidad & Tobago Malay Mishra has said he would prefer to put behind him an "incident" at the Piarco International Airport here last week when an immigration officer misbehaved with him, leading to the country/'s foreign minister expressing regret and promising corrective action.
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) Assam's annual plan outlay for 2013-14 has been fixed at Rs.12,500 crore, a statement said Tuesday.
Melbourne, May 07(ANI): Abu Dhabi Airport has been installed with "GoSleep" sleeping pods, which lets travellers take a quick nap before boarding a plane.
Washington, May 7 (IANS) In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US expects to have an automated system in place this month to close the student visa gap that allows many to enter the country even after they cease to be students.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday condoled the passing away of veteran Assamese journalist Profulla Chandra Borua.
Agra, May 2 (IANS) Agra's hope for a civilian airport as a boost to the Taj city's tourism industry was revived after an hour-long presentation in Lucknow before top Uttar Pradesh government officials by Agra District Magistrate Zuher Bin Sagir.
Guwahati, May 2 (ANI): Around 342 players from different parts of the country, Bangladesh and Nepal participated in the Fifth edition of Jugal the Kishore Newatia Memorial International Chess Championship in Guwahati.
Stockholm, May 2 (IANS) Swaying, trancing, dervishing to the mantras beat on several score drums, thousands of demonstrators snaked through the wide arteries of the Swedish capital on May Day with one single demand: Let Stockholm be free of discrimination!
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The curfew imposed in parts of Golapara district in Assam after police firing two days ago was lifted Wednesday for seven hours.
Guwahati, April 30 (ANI): A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team will meet Assam Police officials in Guwahati on Tuesday to discuss the chit fund scam issue.
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) In the face of stiff criticism by opposition parties over the India-Bangladesh land-swap deal, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said it will, in fact, serve the state's interest in tackling infiltration, smuggling and promoting trade relations between the two countries.
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) Two people were killed and seven others injured Monday after police opened fire to disperse an irate mob in Assam, forcing the administration to impose indefinite curfew in the violence-affected area.
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) Two people were killed and at least six injured in police firing in Assam Monday, an official said.
Guwahati, April 28 (ANI): Assam state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged protests in Guwahati over the recurring poaching of one-horned rhinoceros in Kaziranga National park and other sanctuaries.
London, April 28 (ANI): Ireland is a hotspot for alien activity and pilots in the country have risked death to avoid spacecraft crashes, UFO experts have claimed.
Guwahati, April 27 (IANS) The Assam Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the state police on the April 19 shootout between ULFA cadres and security forces in which four people were killed in Tinsukia district, an official said Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): The government today said several actions were taken against alleged illegal raising of funds by some chit-fund companies in West Bengal and the eastern region.
New York, April 27 (ANI): Expressing his annoyance over one of minister's being subjected to a search and questioning at Boston Airport, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has cancelled a reception that was to be hosted in his honour by New York Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay.
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest airline Aeroflot misspent 13.9 billion rubles (over $443 million) in 2010-2011 and the first nine months of 2012, according to an Audit Chamber report.
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) The Government Railway Police (GRP) here registered a case against a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) Friday for allegedly misbehaving with two women on the New Delhi-bound Rajdhani express Thursday night, officials said.
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New Delhi/Guwahati, April 26 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against the West Bengal-based Saradha Chit Fund.
Guwahati, April 25 (ANI): Railway Police in Guwahati have seized drugs from students during a routine check at the railway station.
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday said he may recommend a CBI probe against chit fund companies for duping people, even as his government ordered a crackdown on such firms, including West Bengal based Saradha Group.
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) After West Bengal, duped investors of the Saradha Group in Assam came out on to the streets in protest Tuesday, leading the administration to seal several offices of the company after mobs broke in and ransacked them.
Guwahati, Apr. 23 (ANI): The northeast is known for producing quality silk. An expo was held recently in Guwahati to promote products made of pure silk.
Guwahati, Apr. 23 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has recently urged all militant outfits, which are a hurdle in the growth and development of the state, to join peace talks.
Melbourne, Apr. 23 (ANI): A woman has claimed that she was detained by US border officials thrice in two weeks and accused of being a sex worker for carrying condoms and "racy underwear" in her baggage.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Aerospace giant Boeing has admitted that it may never know the cause of battery malfunctions in its 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has denied rumours that she is romancing one of the contestants from her axed reality TV show "Ready For Love".
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the brothers involved in the Boston bombing Marathon, left the country recently and returned a radically different man, according to a friend.
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) The Assam government has provided security to the state's popular singer Zubeen Garg despite his reluctance following the threat from the anti-talk faction of the ULFA for defying its diktat against singing Hindi songs during the Bihu festivities.
Guwahati, Apr. 19 (ANI): With the government laying emphasis on empowerment of youth in the northeast, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Institute in Assam has organized a number of training programmes to motivate and guide youth towards a better future.
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) Two cadres of ULFA's anti-talk faction, a civilian and a policeman were killed in a gun battle between the security forces and militants in Assam's Tinsukia district Friday.
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): US Transportation Security Administration officials shut down a section at Miami International Airport after a male passenger tried to go through security checkpoint with a lighter disguised as a grenade, but turned out to be a novelty cigarette lighter.