New method to help reduce bird-aircraft collisions

Scientists have found that customisation of aircraft and runway lights to birds' visual systems can reduce costly bird-aircraft collisions.

Unfazed Civil Aviation Minister says his frisking exemption no threat to security

A day after his "lighter and matchbox" remarks created controversy, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapthy Raju today remained unfazed, saying his exemption from frisking at airports should not be taken as a threat to security.

Civil Aviation Minister brags about carrying match boxes in planes
Civil Aviation Minister brags about carrying match boxes in planes

Ashok Gajapati Raju on Tuesday sparked a controversy by admitting that he carried match boxes in airplanes, without them being confiscated, after he became the Union Civil Aviation Minister.

Now, Google to let us know if aircraft can provide data while in cruise mode
Now, Google to let us know if aircraft can provide data while in cruise mode

American conglomerate Google has started a new service that will let us find out before we fly if our airplane will provide us with data as we cruise through the skies.

DNA: Increasing eve-teasing menace force girls to quit school in Allahabad

A school girl raped by bus driver. DNA analyses Prime Minister Narendra Modi's selection of Cabinet Ministers.

'Bigg Boss 8' inspired by 'Big Brother 15'?
'Bigg Boss 8' inspired by 'Big Brother 15'?

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Now, mantis shrimp inspired materials that are tougher than airplanes

Researchers have developed a design structure for composite materials which is more impact resistant and tougher than the standard used in airplanes.

World`s first ever photonic radar unveiled at Pisa Airport

Scientists have unveiled world`s first photonics-based coherent radar system that could send live cockpit video and pinpoint a plane`s precise location.

US shelves plan to allow knives inside planes

A federal agency responsible for the security of airports in United States has announced to shelve its plan to allow small knives inside a plane.

Eruption at Chile volcano beginning to weaken

Scientists warned that ash likely would keep spewing out for at least several more days.

Airplanes that look like birds!

Airplanes may soon start looking like birds as scientists are pondering over re-designing the current airplanes to make them more fuel-efficient.

This year, more planes get fog-fit: The Times of India

This winter, interminable waits at the airport for fog to lift may be a thing of the past.