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DGCA bars use of wide-body aircraft at Kozhikode, will audit airports that witness heavy rains

August 11, 2020 10:40 pm

The decision was taken four days after a narrow-body B737 aircraft of Air India Express with 190 people on board overshot the runway and crashed at the Kozhikode airport amid downpour.

Explained: Why Air India Express may be liable to pay Rs 1.19 crore to each victim of Kozhikode crash

August 14, 2020 9:16 am

Kerala plane crash: A senior airline official who did not wish to be named said “compensation is typically based on the Montreal Convention protocols and its specific adoption by India.”

Quixplained graphic: What are tabletop runways?

August 11, 2020 11:53 am

Kozhikode Air India plane crash has put the focus on tabletop runways again. Tabletop runways are generally constructed by chopping off the top of a hill, and are often thought of as tricky for landings because of the lack of any margin for overshooting the runway.

Dubai-based Indian expat counts his lucky stars as 7 family members survive AI plane crash

August 08, 2020 4:14 pm

He said that family members were wounded in the crash but their injuries are not life threatening. However, they are admitted in trauma centres of three different hospitals in Calicut and Malappuram in Kerala.

Deepak Vasanth Sathe: Decorated IAF officer to pilot of ill-fated Air India Express aircraft

August 08, 2020 8:08 pm

Captain Deepak Vasanth Sathe, 60, was a former Wing Commander of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and had served with its flight testing wing. 

Kerala's first triple talaq arrest recorded in Kozhikode

August 16, 2019 9:30 pm

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights of Marriage) Bill, 2019, which makes the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, had received the approval of the Rajya Sabha on July 30.

Seven-year-old Kerala boy dies of West Nile fever

March 18, 2019 1:14 pm

A government press note said Kerala health minister K K Shailaja has asked the health secretary to intensify preventive measures across the state. She said there was no reason to panic and the situation was under control.

NIA arrests 2006 Kozhikode blasts accused from Delhi airport

January 24, 2019 4:03 pm

NIA said Mohammed Ashar, a resident of Thalassery in Kannur district of Kerala, had been absconding and was chargesheeted by the National Investigation Agency in 2010. He was arrested on Thursday from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, it said.

Kozhikode's rain-fed streams to host world-class kayakers this July

July 05, 2018 7:10 pm

The races will traditionally take place across small sections, between 1-3 kilometres, of Iruvanchipuzha and Chalipuzha, tributaries of the Chaliyar river, fourth longest in the state.

Police issue prohibitory orders in Kozhikode city for seven days anticipating violence over Kathua rape-murder case

April 18, 2018 7:17 pm

The Kozhikode police chief has issued prohibitory orders within city limits for a week, banning any kind of public assemblies, rallies or the transport of weapons and explosives.


Air India Express flight from Dubai crashlands in Kozhikode | See pictures

August 08, 2020 12:02 pm

An Air India Express flight with 190 passengers on board skidded off the runway and split into two while trying to land at Kerala’s Kozhikode airport in heavy rain on Friday evening.