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2008-08-23 00:00:26

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. The corporation is actually creating a special tunnel at the airport end, to ensure the safe passage of baggage from the metro station at IGI to the new...

2008-08-23 00:00:26

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 . The stations - New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Stadium - are both spread across sprawling 7,000 sq metre and will be equipped with all the facilities offered at airport terminals. So, you can buy your air ticket, check in your baggage...

2008-08-23 00:00:26

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). The stations - at New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Stadium - will each have a sprawling 7,000-sq-m area and be equipped with all facilities offered at airport terminals. So effectively, you can buy your air ticket,...

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2008-07-21 14:35:00

In a last ditch effort to reduce pollution levels in Beijing, officials restricted traffic and closed factories in hopes of transforming the city into a pollution free environment for next month's Summer Olympic games.  With more than 1,000 new cars hitting the street each day, Beijing is fast becoming one of the world's most congested areas. The capital city is well known for its pollution, which has earned it the nickname "Grayjing". But on Sunday, the flow of traffic was...

2008-07-03 09:00:54

Experts back cheap fare at Beijing hearing on airport metro fare BEIJING, July 2 (Xinhua) -- A panel of experts on Wednesday told a public hearing into fare-pricing on the soon-to-be-opened Beijing airport metro link that they favored the cheaper fare on offer. Two options were up for debate: prices of a one-way ticket on the 28.1-kilometer railway from traffic hub Dongzhimen to Beijing Capital International Airport could be 25 yuan (3.7 U.S. dollars) or 30 yuan (4.4 U.S. dollars)....

2008-06-27 09:02:49

Beijing to hold public hearing to choose airport metro fare BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) -- It was announced today that a public hearing is to be held next Wednesday morning to decide the cost of the city's new metro linking the airport with Beijing. Two options are up for debate, prices of a one-way ticket on the 28.1-kilometer railway from traffic hub Dongzhimen to Beijing Capital International Airport could be 25 yuan (3.7 U.S. dollars) or 30 yuan (4.4 U.S. dollars). But there is a...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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