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Wildlife experts were roped in, who identified it as the red-eared terrapin.(HT Representative Photo)

Six live tortoises rescued at Delhi’s IGI airport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 03:02 AM IST
Customs department officials seized two big and four small live tortoises from a bag being carried by a passenger who arrived at the Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport from Riyadh
Passengers at Terminal 3 of IGI Airport in New Delhi.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)
Passengers at Terminal 3 of IGI Airport in New Delhi.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)

Delhi’s IGI airport may overtake London’s Heathrow in traffic volume by 2020: Report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 10:31 PM IST
In its latest report, the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) India said that IGI airport is likely to cross 80 million passenger by 2019-20.
Passengers arrive in Terminal 3 of the IGI Airport in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Passengers arrive in Terminal 3 of the IGI Airport in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

More immigration, e-visa counters added at Delhi’s IGI airport to save time

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 10:08 AM IST
Airport officials said the new domestic to international transfer area will be ready for passenger use by the end of this month.
Passengers IGI Airport’s T2 terminal.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
Passengers IGI Airport’s T2 terminal.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)

CISF to use scanner at Delhi’s IGI airport after visitors caught with fake tickets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 12:09 PM IST
A CISF official said it is also being planned that airlines ask passengers for some personal details at the time of booking, which they can share with the CISF.
Two suspects told security personnel they used a cancelled ticket to enter the terminal area to see off their relatives who were travelling to Thailand.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)
Two suspects told security personnel they used a cancelled ticket to enter the terminal area to see off their relatives who were travelling to Thailand.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)

Two foreigners, Indian held for entering Delhi airport with fake ticket

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2018 09:31 PM IST
The three were stopped and questioned as the exiting the terminal area of IGI airport is not usually permitted for passengers.
Security officials stand at AIIMS metro station. Security measures at the Delhi Metro and the IGI airport have been stepped up with the induction of over 600 fresh CISF personnel and commuters are being thoroughly frisked.(Representative Image/HT Photo)
Security officials stand at AIIMS metro station. Security measures at the Delhi Metro and the IGI airport have been stepped up with the induction of over 600 fresh CISF personnel and commuters are being thoroughly frisked.(Representative Image/HT Photo)

Independence day: Security stepped up at Delhi Metro, airport; over 600 CISF personnel deployed

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2018 06:15 PM IST
The Central Industrial Security Force tasked to secure over 210 stations of the metro in the NCR, has enhanced the number of security personnel in the network to keep a better eye on the people and their luggage.
CISF officials said the force started extra checks at Delhi’s IGI airport as part of its security measures ahead of Independence Day.(PTI File Photo)
CISF officials said the force started extra checks at Delhi’s IGI airport as part of its security measures ahead of Independence Day.(PTI File Photo)

Extra checks before August 15 to prevent terror attacks at Delhi’s IGI airport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 12:28 PM IST
The CISF, tasked with the security of Delhi’s IGI airport, has started this measure as part of security measures ahead of Independence Day. A senior office from the CISF said that the force can randomly select passengers and ask them to remove their shoes, belts or other heavy items of clothing.
The procurement of bulletproof vehicles for the IGI airport is at an advanced stage and each unit will n cost between Rs 25 lakh and Rs 40 lakh.(Arvind Yadav/ HT File Photo)
The procurement of bulletproof vehicles for the IGI airport is at an advanced stage and each unit will n cost between Rs 25 lakh and Rs 40 lakh.(Arvind Yadav/ HT File Photo)

Delhi’s IGI airport to have bomb resistant, LMG-mounted bullet proof vehicles to counter attacks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2018 02:59 PM IST
The bullet proof vehicles, meant for airport security, will be handed over to the CISF’s Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs), trained to be the first responders in a crisis situation.
Construction of high­-rise buildings is not permitted within a radius of 20 km from the airport without permission from concerned authorities.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Construction of high­-rise buildings is not permitted within a radius of 20 km from the airport without permission from concerned authorities.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Stop constructing high-rise buildings around Delhi’s IGI airport: HC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2018 03:22 PM IST
The Delhi high court was hearing a plea by Kerala-based advocate Yeshwant Shenoy, who claimed that high-rises, especially hotels near the IGI airport, were a major threat to security and safety of aircraft.
A passenger aircraft is seen flying over new ATC Tower at Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
A passenger aircraft is seen flying over new ATC Tower at Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)

Drone near Delhi’s IGI airport ahead of Independence Day keeps police on toes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 08:55 AM IST
According to Delhi Police, a black drone was spotted hovering near the IGI airport by a man who alerted cops soon after.
Manika Batra took to social media to share her ordeal and asked Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and the Prime Minister’s Office to look into the matter.(PTI)
Manika Batra took to social media to share her ordeal and asked Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and the Prime Minister’s Office to look into the matter.(PTI)

Manika Batra and co. left stranded by Air India at IGI airport

New Delhi | By Agencies
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 04:57 PM IST
Besides Manika Batra, veteran Mouma Das was among the seven Indian table tennis players denied boarding. Air India drew social media ire after the incident.
CISF security personnel during the security check at IGI Airport T3 in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
CISF security personnel during the security check at IGI Airport T3 in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

Govt threatens to withdraw Delhi airport security over payment dispute

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 06:50 AM IST
According to the officials, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) airport owes over Rs 600 crore to CISF.
Terminal 3 of Delhi’s IGI Airport.(HT File)
Terminal 3 of Delhi’s IGI Airport.(HT File)

Manager of private lounge at Delhi’s IGI airport held for sexual harassment at workplace

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2018 08:16 AM IST
Police said the arrested man is a ‘habitual offender’ and was charge sheeted last year for similar offences.
Boris Sobotic Mikolic had filed a plea in Delhi high court (pictured) challenging his detention order by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence under the customs and anti-smuggling law COFEPOSA.(File Photo)
Boris Sobotic Mikolic had filed a plea in Delhi high court (pictured) challenging his detention order by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence under the customs and anti-smuggling law COFEPOSA.(File Photo)

Delhi HC frees Slovenian national level shooter detained for ‘gun-running’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2018 05:00 PM IST
According to his plea, Boris Sobotic Mikolic came to India along with two Indians in April 2017. The plea said that the trio was detained by the DRI on the exit gate of IGI airport despite not possessing any arms and ammunition.
An Air India aircraft at Mumbai airport.(Mint File Photo)
An Air India aircraft at Mumbai airport.(Mint File Photo)

Air India flight overbooked, passengers left behind at Delhi airport

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 08:08 PM IST
An Air India spokesperson confirmed the incident and said it was a “rare occurrence” and that only two passengers were affected.
A man was arrested at the Delhi aiport for trying in smuggle in 1 kg gold hidden in his rectum.(Reuters file photo)
A man was arrested at the Delhi aiport for trying in smuggle in 1 kg gold hidden in his rectum.(Reuters file photo)

Man held at Delhi airport for smuggling 1 kg gold by hiding it in his rectum

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 03:30 PM IST
The passenger admitted that he had smuggled three kilograms gold valued at approximately Rs 93.32 lakh during his past trips.
Airlines will be penalised if they empty toilet tanks during flight, the National Green Tribunal had ordered last year.(PTI File Photo)
Airlines will be penalised if they empty toilet tanks during flight, the National Green Tribunal had ordered last year.(PTI File Photo)

Aviation regulator says impossible to dump poop mid-air, seeks review of NGT order

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 03:17 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal had directed the aviation regulator to issue a circular to all airlines operating at IGI Airport to ensure that they do not empty toilet tanks mid-air.
An Air India plane is seen parked on the tarmac at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(AFP File Photo)
An Air India plane is seen parked on the tarmac at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(AFP File Photo)

Changing wind pattern throws Delhi flight schedule at IGI airport haywire

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 07:14 AM IST
More than 100 flights have been already diverted because of bad weather since April -- the highest diversion in summer season in the past one decade — because of inclement weather.
Accused Madhav told them he had made the call because he was “depressed” and “frustrated” with his employer.(HT File Photo)
Accused Madhav told them he had made the call because he was “depressed” and “frustrated” with his employer.(HT File Photo)

Disgruntled IndiGo employee held in Pune for hoax bomb call

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 03:18 PM IST
A statement issued by IndiGo said it has “suspended an employee for his alleged involvement” after the “initial findings of the police”.
An IndiGo Airlines Airbus A320.(REUTERS)
An IndiGo Airlines Airbus A320.(REUTERS)

IndiGo staffer makes hoax bomb call to Delhi airport to ‘teach airline a lesson’

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:18 AM IST
Police said the accused, who arrested for making the hoax call on May 2, was depressed over a verbal warning from the airline to improve his performance.
An IndiGo plane at T-1 Terminal in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
An IndiGo plane at T-1 Terminal in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

IndiGo flight delayed by 5 hours at IGI airport, passengers protest metres away from runways

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 12:12 AM IST
On Wednesday, passengers of a Guwahati-bound flight were agitated over the delay and alleged there was no communication from the airlines about the cause and the expected departure time.
The two men and the gold bars have been handed over to the Customs authorities.(HT File Photo)
The two men and the gold bars have been handed over to the Customs authorities.(HT File Photo)

Two arrested for smuggling gold bars worth Rs 18.6 lakh at IGI airport

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 09:36 PM IST
Security personnel detected a few metal pieces in his waist belt and hence he was asked to undergo a detailed scan that led to the recovery of five mini gold bars weighing 626 grammes.
At the newly-refurbished T2 terminal, DIAL has opened a new lost property room where the items are stacked under CCTV surveillance.(HT file photo)
At the newly-refurbished T2 terminal, DIAL has opened a new lost property room where the items are stacked under CCTV surveillance.(HT file photo)

Laptops, liquor bottles among lost objects passengers left at Delhi airport

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 11:23 AM IST
The Indira Gandhi International Airport airport in New Delhi reported almost 10,000 lost articles last year, and statistics show that electronic items and liquor comprised a major chunk of these items.
All passengers are safe, and six fire tenders rushed to the runway as a routine procedure, officials said.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
All passengers are safe, and six fire tenders rushed to the runway as a routine procedure, officials said.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)

Russia-bound flight makes emergency landing at Delhi’s IGI airport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 11:01 PM IST
The plane was flying from Phu-Quoc in Vietnam to Yekaterinburg in Russia.
Aircraft jostle for space on a runway at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(AFP File Photo)
Aircraft jostle for space on a runway at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(AFP File Photo)

Power banks in check-in baggage trigger chaos at Delhi’s IGI airport

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 11:37 PM IST
Power bank is a restricted item and therefore, the in-line baggage system started rejecting bags carrying the them.
All flights numbered from “6E 2000 to 6E 2999” will depart from and arrive at Terminal 2 from March 25, 2018.(HT File Photo)
All flights numbered from “6E 2000 to 6E 2999” will depart from and arrive at Terminal 2 from March 25, 2018.(HT File Photo)

IndiGo flights to Chennai, Bengaluru to operate from T2 terminal of Delhi’s IGI from March 25

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 04:50 PM IST
IndiGo will operate flights to Bengaluru, Chennai, Amritsar, Bhubaneshwar, Raipur, Srinagar, Bagdogra, Udaipur,Vadodara and Vishakhapatnam from T2 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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