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It’s time to run the razor over the misconception that facial hair makes one instantly wise or literary, charming or enigmatic(Photo imaging: Sunil Kumar Mallik)

Humour: The five most overrated trends of 2019!

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 12:28 AM IST
From intermittent fasting to hipster beards, it’s time to let go of some obsessions
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday visited the revered Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai to seek blessings of Lord Ganesha on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.(ANI/Twitter)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday visited the revered Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai to seek blessings of Lord Ganesha on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.(ANI/Twitter)

Amit Shah visits Siddhivinayak Temple, offers prayers on Ganesh Chaturthi

Mumbai | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 10:55 PM IST
Amit Shah was given a warm welcome at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on his arrival by the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders and workers.
Deven Mehta’s bail application was rejected by the magistrate court.(HT Photo)
Deven Mehta’s bail application was rejected by the magistrate court.(HT Photo)

Bizman Deven Mehta arrested in 10 crore cheating case refused bail

Hindustan Times | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 12:06 AM IST
The Malabar Hill-based businessman was nabbed at the Mumbai airport on returning from France on June 13
Flights lined in queue for takeoff at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai .(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Flights lined in queue for takeoff at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai .(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

10 minutes after take-off, Oman Air flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 07:49 PM IST
Flight WY204, which had taken off around 4.15 pm, was barely airborne for 10 minutes when one of its engines failed, forcing it to return.
Arrival of flights at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was put on hold on Monday due to clouds and thunderstorm.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
Arrival of flights at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was put on hold on Monday due to clouds and thunderstorm.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)

Thunderstorm in Mumbai; 22 flights diverted as airport partially suspends ops

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 07:02 AM IST
Operations at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport were suspended on Monday due to clouds and thunderstorm in the city.
Sanjay Bhatia, chairman, MbPT, said, “Since they [MMRDA] are taking it underground, the difference in cost will be covered by giving them the area.(HT Photo)
Sanjay Bhatia, chairman, MbPT, said, “Since they [MMRDA] are taking it underground, the difference in cost will be covered by giving them the area.(HT Photo)

Wadala-GPO Metro in Mumbai set to be partially underground

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 05:28 AM IST
The project had been stalled as the MbPT wanted the corridor to go underground and the MMRDA asked it to bear the extra cost.
1 held with 7 gram cocaine, 30 gram meth at airport
1 held with 7 gram cocaine, 30 gram meth at airport

1 held with 7 gram cocaine, 30 gram meth at airport

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 06:07 AM IST
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) confirmed that the packets contained 7 grams of cocaine and 30 gram of methamphetamine.
Authorities completed a 5th tunnel breakthrough at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Int’l Airport — T2 Metro station on Wednesday.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
Authorities completed a 5th tunnel breakthrough at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Int’l Airport — T2 Metro station on Wednesday.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

38% of tunnelling for Mumbai’s underground Metro completed

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2019 12:17 AM IST
MMRC completed a fifth tunnel breakthrough at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) — T2 Metro station
Aircraft stand at the Mumbai International Airport as the runway remained closed for maintenance activities, in Mumbai on October 23.(PTI Photo)
Aircraft stand at the Mumbai International Airport as the runway remained closed for maintenance activities, in Mumbai on October 23.(PTI Photo)

255 flights affected as Mumbai airport runway closes for 6 hours

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 09:11 PM IST
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport handles around 1,000 flights a day on an average.
Air India planes are kept in the tarmac at the IGI airport in New Delhi on September 1.(AFP Photo)
Air India planes are kept in the tarmac at the IGI airport in New Delhi on September 1.(AFP Photo)

Air hostess falls out of Air India plane at Mumbai airport before departure, injured

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 11:03 PM IST
The incident took place when the flight AI 864, a Boeing 777-337 aircraft was being readied for its scheduled departure around 7 am.

Parineeti Chopra, Anjula Acharia, and others at Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas’ engagement ceremony. See pics

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 08:17 PM IST
Parineeti Chopra arrived at Priyanka Chopra’s residence to attend her engagement ceremony to singer Nick Jonas.
The 20 gold bars weighed around 2.3kg.(HT Photo)
The 20 gold bars weighed around 2.3kg.(HT Photo)

Man hides 20 gold bars worth Rs 63 lakh in Mumbai airport toilet bin, arrested

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 12:05 PM IST
The accused Nasir Khan, 35, arrived from Dubai and authorities suspect he is a carrier who was asked to smuggle the gold worth Rs 63 lakh for a commission.
Sources said that while 89 flights arrived late by around 25 minutes or more, as many as 318 departures suffered an average delay of 53 minutes.(PTI file photo)
Sources said that while 89 flights arrived late by around 25 minutes or more, as many as 318 departures suffered an average delay of 53 minutes.(PTI file photo)

Flights delayed as rain hits operations at Mumbai airport

Mumbai, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 05:17 PM IST
Heavy rain pounded Mumbai for the fourth straight day, throwing the suburban railway out of gear and slowing down vehicular traffic on flooded streets.
Waterlogging at Thane station near Mumbai on July 9, 2018(HT Photo)
Waterlogging at Thane station near Mumbai on July 9, 2018(HT Photo)

Heavy rains cripple Mumbai yet again; schools shut, flights and train services hit

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 07:48 PM IST
Mumbai city authorities recorded 15 waterlogged areas, 11 wall collapses, 23 tree-fall incidents, 32 electrical short-circuits, in addition to the cancellation of several suburban train services.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) has announced that the upgraded Instrument Landing System (ILS) of the main runway was operationalised from Sunday.(HT File)
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) has announced that the upgraded Instrument Landing System (ILS) of the main runway was operationalised from Sunday.(HT File)

Mumbai airport gets upgraded landing system but rain delays flights

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 06:54 PM IST
The ILS, which was put into effect from midnight, is an aid that provides pilots guidance to land with greater precision.
Around 5,000 flights were delayed because of ILS upgrade.(HT FILE)
Around 5,000 flights were delayed because of ILS upgrade.(HT FILE)

Mumbai airport landing system clears final test, operations to get normal from Sunday

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2018 12:16 AM IST
Though these tests were completed early on Friday, a green signal was awaited from AAI officials in New Delhi
Upgradation work began on May 17 and is scheduled to continue till June 5.(HT file)
Upgradation work began on May 17 and is scheduled to continue till June 5.(HT file)

Landing system upgrade: 550 flights delayed by 1 hour at Mumbai airport

Hindustan Times | By Neha Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 11:30 AM IST
Senior airport officials said the ILS work will be completed by May 31
On Sunday, the main runway will be shut from 11am to 5pm for routine maintenance.(HT file photo)
On Sunday, the main runway will be shut from 11am to 5pm for routine maintenance.(HT file photo)

Weekend woes: 457 flights delayed at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 12:13 AM IST
Flight operations were switched to the secondary runway for three hours, owing to ground testing that was being conducted on the main runway.
The ILS upgradation work at the Mumbai airport began on May 17 and is scheduled to continue till June 5.(HT File)
The ILS upgradation work at the Mumbai airport began on May 17 and is scheduled to continue till June 5.(HT File)

412 flights delayed at Mumbai airport on day 9 of landing upgradation work

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2018 12:01 AM IST
While the average departing delay on Friday was over 50 minutes, arriving flights saw an average delay of around 25 minutes by night.
The CSIA has said that with 80% of the upgradation work having been completed, normal operations will resume by June 2.(HT File)
The CSIA has said that with 80% of the upgradation work having been completed, normal operations will resume by June 2.(HT File)

Mumbai airport expects operations to be normal by June 2

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 12:05 PM IST
Senior officials confirmed that the upgradation work will be completed by Saturday after which ground testing will be done in order to check the upgraded system.
As the ILS is being upgraded, operations at the airport are currently taking place through a VHF omnidirectional range (VOR) approach.(HT file photo)
As the ILS is being upgraded, operations at the airport are currently taking place through a VHF omnidirectional range (VOR) approach.(HT file photo)

Mumbai airport delays reduce after landings increased by 3 flights per hour

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 11:07 AM IST
Distance maintained between two aircraft for manual landing has been reduced from 6.5 miles to 6 miles
International sector gets hit when domestic flights that are not scheduled after 11pm get delayed beyond time. This then has a cascading effect on domestic as well as international sectors.(HT FILE)
International sector gets hit when domestic flights that are not scheduled after 11pm get delayed beyond time. This then has a cascading effect on domestic as well as international sectors.(HT FILE)

394 flights delayed on the 6th day of system upgrade at Mumbai airport

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathy
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 12:24 AM IST
ILS is a standard International Civil Aviation Organisation precision landing aid that is used to provide guidance to aircraft to land on the runway under normal or adverse weather conditions
According to travel portals, the most affected routes were Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad.(HT file photo)
According to travel portals, the most affected routes were Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad.(HT file photo)

Flight delays from Mumbai airport come down to 30 minutes

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM TRIPATHI
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 12:57 AM IST
ILS maintenance work started on May 17 and will go on till June 5.
They were arrested for their involvement in dealing, selling, and purchasing gold, weighing around 30 to 35 kilograms, said a CSIA officer.(Representational photo)
They were arrested for their involvement in dealing, selling, and purchasing gold, weighing around 30 to 35 kilograms, said a CSIA officer.(Representational photo)

AIU arrested two Mumbai locals for aiding Kenyan nationals smuggle gold into city

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2018 12:48 AM IST
Two Kenyan nationals, including a crew member of a Kenyan airline, for smuggling gold worth 6.37 crore in February.
The gold bars retrieved on Monday at Mumbai airport.(HT)
The gold bars retrieved on Monday at Mumbai airport.(HT)

Gold bars worth Rs29 lakh stuffed inside flier’s seat seized at Mumbai airport

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 12:00 AM IST
Custom officials said the spate of such cases indicates that smugglers are concealing gold in places such as seats and toilets that are to be retrieved later.
The police said the racket has been going on since January and the accused using the modus operandi has managed to siphon off crores of rupees.(HT FILE)
The police said the racket has been going on since January and the accused using the modus operandi has managed to siphon off crores of rupees.(HT FILE)

10 more carriers involved in Hawala racket arrested

Hindustan Times | By Jayprakash Naidu
PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2018 12:43 AM IST
They were arrested while they were returning by a flight from Dubai, based on a Look out Circular issued against them
The runways were shut from Monday for monsoon-related maintenance work, leading to cancellation of 225 flights on both the days.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
The runways were shut from Monday for monsoon-related maintenance work, leading to cancellation of 225 flights on both the days.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Shut runways in Mumbai leave Indore patient stuck, operations to be normal on Wednesday

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 10:59 PM IST
The runways were shut from Monday for monsoon-related maintenance work, leading to cancellation of 225 flights on both the days.
Maintenance work going on at the airport on Monday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Maintenance work going on at the airport on Monday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

225 flights at Mumbai airport to be cancelled on Tuesday

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 12:38 AM IST
The airport was closed on Monday between 11am and 5pm for the maintenance work on the intersection of the main (09) and secondary (27) runway.
HT had reported that the work on the corridor is running behind schedule by six months, pushing the cost up by more than Rs800 crore(HT file photo)
HT had reported that the work on the corridor is running behind schedule by six months, pushing the cost up by more than Rs800 crore(HT file photo)

Mumbai’s Metro 3 corridor: authority speeds up tunneling work

Hindustan Times | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:04 AM IST
The tunnel boring machines (TBMs) at work now are digging 100 feet per day, an increase from 10 feet per day, said officials.
Airport security staff face at least three unruly passengers every hour.(HT FILE/PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)
Airport security staff face at least three unruly passengers every hour.(HT FILE/PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)

CISF staff gets training to tackle unruly fliers at Mumbai airport

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 01:44 PM IST
The 10-day training has been organised by the Mumbai International Airport Limited
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