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Business News Archive - August 23, 2008

There are no delays expected at Exeter International Airport this weekend as a result of the Madrid plane crash. The incident, which happened on Wednesday at the Barajas Airport, saw only 19 people survive and 153 passengers and crew lose their lives.

By Art Marroquin Unionized passenger service workers at Los Angeles International Airport overwhelmingly agreed to authorize a strike against their employers, officials announced Thursday.

Home News IN BRIEF *A homeless chef who lived at Gatwick airport for three years has been jailed for 15 months for breaking an Asbo banning him from the site.

By Megha Suri NEW DELHI: The airport is coming to the heart of the city. Soon, passengers will be able to complete their airline and baggage check- in formalities at two Metro stations on the airport express line which are being developed as city airport terminals (CATs).

By Megha Suri The airport is soon coming to the heart of the city with two Metro stations on the Airport Express Line being developed as City Airport Terminals (CATs). Now, fliers will not have to wait to get to IGI for airline and baggage check-ins .

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: The foreign cabin crew hired by Kingfisher for its international operations was being trained on ground, as the airline was not allowed to deploy expat air hostesses on domestic flights, even for the training purpose.

By Megha Suri New Delhi: With cases of baggage getting misplaced in transit and even pilferage by airport staff becoming a common phenomenon , Times City tried to find out how Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) plans to secure the bags checked-in at the two City Airport Terminals - at New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Terminus.

LKA International, Inc. (OTCBB:LKAI) reports that drilling is currently underway at Drill Station #1 located near the portal (surface) on the 6th Level of the Golden Wonder Mine, which is owned by LKA and operated by Richmont Mines (AMEX:RIC).

A n INTRIGUING slice of social history comes to life at Trevarno next weekend when visitors are invited to step into the world of its Victorian chatelaine Mrs Bickford-Smith.

By Subhro Niyogi Kolkata: It's a path-breaking project that the state science and technology department has on its hands. A team comprising scientists and industry experts is trying to tap carbon dioxide emitted from power plants and use it to extract coal-bed methane from abandoned coal mines.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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