West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.22

Bagdogra airport to reopen soon

Flight services will resume at Bagdogra airport — the second major airport in Bengal after Calcutta —  from Tuesday, sources in the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said here on Satu...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 17.04.22

Travel relief for Aakar Patel

A Delhi court on Saturday said Amnesty International India chairperson Aakar Patel was free to fly abroad subject to conditions, upholding a magistrate’s order that had asked the CBI to withdraw...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.22

Withdraw airport alert, CBI told

  A Delhi court on Saturday upheld an order directing the CBI to withdraw the lookout circular against Amnesty International India Board chair Aakar Patel, saying the LOC is "bad in law&quo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Covid curbs off but Kolkata lags in foreign travel

Officials of international airlines said Kolkata still did not have enough corporate passengers for a flight to Europe or the US to sustain. They also pointed at the lack of enough initiative by the A...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.04.22

Double bonanza for Deoghar

As the rescue operation for the people lying trapped in the cabins of ropeway service at Deoghar concluded, two good news also came for the temple town as Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.22

Bagdogra airport to suspend flight services for fortnight from Monday

Flight services at Bagdogra airport, Bengal’s second largest airport, will come to a halt for a fortnight from Monday for runway repairs, the timing of the move coming as a blow to tourism stake...
By Rajeev Ravidas and Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.22

Bagdogra airport revamp

The Union civil aviation ministry has invited bids for preparing a master plan for the Bagdogra airport’s much-awaited expansion in two phases and executing the first one and set aside Rs 1,300 ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 09.04.22

Aakar Patel stopped again

A Delhi court on Friday stayed a magistrate’s order that had directed the CBI to withdraw a lookout circular against Amnesty International India chairman Aakar Patel, and asked him not to leave ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.22

Flights disrupted at Bagdogra again

Flights were disrupted for around five hours at the Bagdogra airport on Thursday morning as cracks were again spotted in some parts of the runway. In the past three weeks, this is the third time that...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.22

Space-add plan for Bagdogra airport

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has taken up the task to expand the existing terminal building at Bagdogra airport to accommodate its passengers until a new and more spacious building comes up a...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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