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22
Jan

Terror alert: Plan to hijack Indian plane

Pranab Dhal Samanta Posted: Jan 22, 2010 at 0250 hrs New Delhi India has put all Air India/Indian Airlines flights operating in South Asia on high security alert after specific intelligence was received on Thursday that Islamic fundamentalist groups aligned to the Al-Qaeda or the Lashkar-e-Toiba plan to hijack one such flight. According to intelligence […]

8
Jan

WestJet Carry On Changes

On December 25, a passenger travelling on a Delta Airlines flight from Europe to the U.S. attempted to detonate an explosive device. While this flight landed safely, the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) have implemented a no carry-on baggage policy to speed up the security screening […]

15
Dec

Evacuations in Fiji after cyclone

Cyclone Mick brought winds of up to 156km/hr last night causing flooding in many areas including Suva; evacuations in Navua 15 December 2009 Officials in Fiji are assessing how much damage Cyclone Mick has caused overnight. The category two cyclone went through the main island, packing winds of up to 156 kilometres an hour and […]

19
Aug

Signature Vacations Savings

Signature Vacations is celebrating the launch of its 2009/2010 Tropical Sun brochure with limited time special pricing at select resorts throughout the Caribbean and Mexico for winter departures from Victoria, Kelowna, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg. Sample fares include: Calgary to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Canto Del Sol Plaza Vallarta, November departures from $698, […]

4
Aug

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: City of Toronto

Issued at 1:32 PM EDT TUESDAY 4 AUGUST 2009 WEATHER RADAR SHOW SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CELLS DEVELOPING IN THE ABOVE REGIONS COULD PRODUCE LARGE HAIL UP TO TOONIE SIZE AND WIND GUSTS TO 100 KM/H. THIS IS A WARNING THAT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. REMEMBER SOME SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE TORNADOES..LISTEN FOR […]

17
Jul

Ritz-Carlton and Marriott hotels bombed in Jakarta

Bombs have exploded at two five-star hotels in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, reportedly the Marriott and Ritz-Carlton. The first explosion happened at the Ritz Carlton at 7:50 am, a second explosion at the Marriott was reported 15 minutes later at 8:05 am. The facade of the Ritz-Carlton hotel was blown off in one blast […]