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March 16, 2018 3:27 PM Pakistan prepares to display military might on March 23

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan is preparing for 23rd March parade that would be held in Islamabad on March 23 to celebrate the Pakistan Day. Pakistan Day marks the passing of the Lahore Resolution, when a separate nation for the Muslims of The British Indian Empire was demanded on March 23, 1940 in Lahore. Timings for flights headed to and departing Islamabad 1

March 16, 2018 12:00 AM BD airline suspends flights to Nepal

DHAKA: Bangladesh's US-Bangla Airlines has suspended its flights to Nepal indefinitely, a spokesman said on Thursday citing a shortage of aircraft, days after one of its planes crashed as it tried to land in the Nepali capital, killing 51 people. The airline and airport authorities in Kathmandu have traded blame for Monday’s accident, the Himalayan nation’s 2

March 12, 2018 9:46 AM Flights to, from Islamabad to be disrupted as PAF jets rehearse for March 23 parade

Timings for flights headed to or leaving Islamabad between March 12-22 have been revised to allow Pakistan Air Force jets to rehearse for the 23rd March Pakistan Day parade, a press statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday. The press release advised passengers to confirm the revised flight timings beforehand in order 9

March 12, 2018 9:35 AM 49 killed in Nepal's worst plane crash in decades

Forty-nine people were killed when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames near Kathmandu airport on Monday, in the worst aviation disaster to hit Nepal in nearly three decades. Officials said there were 71 people on board the US-Bangla Airlines plane from Dhaka when it crashed just east of the runway and skidded into a nearby football field 14

March 5, 2018 12:00 AM US northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm

PRINCETON: More than 1.5 million customers remained without power throughout the eastern United States early on Sunday, and communities on the New England coast faced more flooding two days after a powerful storm snapped trees, downed wires and killed at least nine people. The remnants of the storm, known as a nor´easter, lingered on Sunday with flood 13

February 20, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa’s main airport evacuated in bomb scare

JOHANNESBURG: Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo airport, Africa’s largest, was evacuated on Monday and passengers forced to wait for two hours to return after South African officials identified a suspect bag. Images of the deserted terminal were posted to social media while other photographs showed crowds of passengers waiting on roadways for the all-clear to return 14

February 11, 2018 12:00 AM Israel launches heavy Syria strikes after F-16 crashes

OCCUPIED-AL-QUDS /BEIRUT: Israel launched its most intensive air strikes yet against Iranian forces in Syria on Saturday after intercepting what it said was an Iranian drone and the rare downing of an Israeli F-16 warplane. The incidents marked the most serious confrontations in Syria between Israel and Iranian-backed forces that have established a major 2

February 8, 2018 12:00 AM Air India wants to fly over Saudi Arabia on planned Israel route

JERUSALEM: Air India said on Wednesday it plans to begin direct flights to Israel and has proposed they pass through Saudi airspace, a route so far off-limits to Israel-bound commercial planes. Saudi Arabia does not recognise Israel and lifting the 70-year-old airspace ban would reflect what appears to be thawing ties between Israel and the kingdom 11

January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Mastercard offers discount on flydubai

KARACHI: Mastercard cardholders in Pakistan can kick off the New Year with priceless travel experiences to destinations across the flydubai network with 15 percent discount on return flights booked online, a statement said on Monday. Flydubai open reward members to benefit from an additional five percent discount on flights, it added. “As the travel 7

January 7, 2018 12:00 AM US winter storm causes travel headaches at NY airport

NEW YORK: A deadly winter storm that walloped a large swath of the United States wreaked havoc on Saturday at several airports, with passengers arriving in New York complaining of being stranded on the tarmac for hours. A "bomb cyclone" that raked the northeastern part of the country with heavy snowfall, glacial temperatures and high winds had forced 2