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Kozhikode: Metropolis in Kerala, India
Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is an Indian city, second-largest urban agglomeration in the State of Kerala and 20th largest in the country with a population of 2 million according to 2011 census.

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SDPI protests in Kozhikode over worker's death [Video]

SDPI protests in Kozhikode over worker's death

Workers of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) on September 08 held a protest march over killing of one of their workers hacked to death in Kannur district. They raised voice against law and order..

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Watch: Police baton-charge Youth Congress workers protesting over Kerala secretariat fire [Video]

Watch: Police baton-charge Youth Congress workers protesting over Kerala secretariat fire

Kerala Police baton-charged workers of Youth Congress protesting against the fire incident at the state secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram. The police resorted to force after the party workers started..

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Kozhikode plane crash: Family thanks almighty for miraculous escape [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: Family thanks almighty for miraculous escape

A man named Ramshad, his pregnant wife and four-year-old daughter escaped Kozhikode plane crash with minor injuries. Ramshad said, "I feared that aircraft will explode and I was running with my family..

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Last rites of pilot, killed in Kozhikode plane crash, performed with full state honours [Video]

Last rites of pilot, killed in Kozhikode plane crash, performed with full state honours

Last rites of Captain DV Sathe were performed in Mumbai on August 11. Maharashtra government accorded state funeral to late Wing Commander (Retd) Sathe. Earlier, his mortal remains were brought to his..

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Kerala floods: Residential areas submerged, red alert issued for 6 districts [Video]

Kerala floods: Residential areas submerged, red alert issued for 6 districts

Heavy rains have triggered floods and landslides, wreaking havoc in Kerala. Flood-like situation witnessed in several low lying areas. Parts of Kottayam have been submerged in water. Water has entered..

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Downpour continues in Kerala, IMD issues warning [Video]

Downpour continues in Kerala, IMD issues warning

Flood like situation persists in Kavalam village of Alappuzha district. Rain also continues to lash Kozhikode and Malappuram. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued an orange alert for..

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Kozhikode crash: Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Sathe reach Mumbai [Video]

Kozhikode crash: Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Sathe reach Mumbai

Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Vasanth Sathe reached Mumbai on Sunday afternoon. Mortal remains were kept at the Air India facility near the Terminal 2 of the Chhatrapati Shivaji..

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Kozhikode crash: AI Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar [Video]

Kozhikode crash: AI Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar

Air India Express employees paid tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar in Delhi. Akhilesh lost his life with 17 others in Kozhikode plane crash. The body of the deceased was brought to Delhi from..

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Kozhikode plane crash: Mortal remains of co-pilot reach native place [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: Mortal remains of co-pilot reach native place

Mortal remains of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar reached his native place in Mathura on August 09. Akhilesh Kumar lost his life in the flight crash landing incident at Kozhikode in Kerala on August 07. 18..

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Kerala plane crash | 'Precise cause...': Minister says black boxes hold key [Video]

Kerala plane crash | 'Precise cause...': Minister says black boxes hold key

A day after shocking plane crash in Kerala, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri paid a visit. Hardeep Puri visited the spot of the plane crash in Kozhikode and said that the black boxes have been..

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Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar

Air India Express employees paid tribute to Akhilesh Kumar in Delhi. Akhilesh lost his life with 17 others in Kozhikode plane crash on August 07. The body of the deceased was brought to Delhi from..

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More than a dozen killed in 'devastating' India plane crash [Video]

More than a dozen killed in 'devastating' India plane crash

Officials say 18 people killed and many injured after Air India Express flight skids off runway in city of Kozhikode.

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The 2 other 'dangerous airfields' in India: Capt Ranganathan on Kerala crash [Video]

The 2 other 'dangerous airfields' in India: Capt Ranganathan on Kerala crash

A day after the deadly plane crash in Kerala's Kozhikode, Captain Mohan Ranganathan, an aviation safety consultant, warns that other airports in India may see similar mishaps. Speaking to Hindustan..

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Wife of co-pilot, killed in Kozhikode plane crash, to deliver child soon: Deceased's cousin [Video]

Wife of co-pilot, killed in Kozhikode plane crash, to deliver child soon: Deceased's cousin

Basudev, cousin of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar who lost his life in the air crash incident at Kozhikode on August 07 expressed sadness and informed pilot's wife is expecting to deliver their child in next..

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Jumbo jets used to land on Karipur runway after fixing issues in 2019: AAI Chairman [Video]

Jumbo jets used to land on Karipur runway after fixing issues in 2019: AAI Chairman

Speaking about the recent air crash incident in Kozhikode, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chairman, Arvind Singh informed that jumbo jets used to land at Karipur Airport after several issues were..

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Mishap occurred after Air India flight tried landing on alternate runway: AAI Chairman [Video]

Mishap occurred after Air India flight tried landing on alternate runway: AAI Chairman

Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chairman, Arvind Singh revealed certain details about the recent air crash incident in Kozhikode that took place on August 07. "The aircraft could not land at a..

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Kozhikode plane crash: CM Kerjiwal extends condolences to bereaved families [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: CM Kerjiwal extends condolences to bereaved families

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Kozhikode plane crash extended his condolences to the families of the deceased and injured. "It is a tragic incident," he added. An Air India Express plane..

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Kerala plane crash 'murder, not accident': Expert who flagged safety issues [Video]

Kerala plane crash 'murder, not accident': Expert who flagged safety issues

Aviation safety consultant Captain Mohan Ranganathan commented on the Kozhikode plane crash which killed at least 18 people, including the two pilots. Speaking to Hindustan Times senior editor Aditi..

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Air India Express plane crash: 26 volunteers contract Covid-19

As many as 26 volunteers who reached the Air-India Express plane crash site in Kozhikode, 48 km from here, and evacuated the injured passengers on August 7, have tested positive for Covid-19.
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Kozhikode plane crash: 85 injured passengers discharged from hospital after returning to full fitness

The Air India flight carrying 190 passengers had skidded while landing at Karipur Airport in Kozhikode on Friday evening.
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Post-Kerala crash, DGCA bans wide-body aircraft at Kozhikode airport

The Air India Express flight carrying 190 passengers including 10 infants had skidded while landing at Karipur airport in Kozhikode on August 7. As many as 18 people, including the two pilots, had lost..
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Air India employees in immense stress due to wage cut: President of Alliance Air Employees Union Binoy Viswam

Further, he thanked the rescue mission team which was working on the accident spot of the Kozhikode plane crash and lauded the "courage and selflessness" shown by these people.
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Expert who investigated Mangalore plane crash lists possible reasons for Kozhikode mishap


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The descent into tragedy at Calicut


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Days from due date, pregnant wife of the co-pilot who died in Calicut crash doesn’t know yet she has lost her husband


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Kerala Plane Crash: Air India puts up 'black' logo to mourn Kozhikode tragedy, express solidarity with victims

Air India turned its logo 'black' on social media, to mourn Kozhikode tragedy and express solidarity with the victims of Kerala plane crash. Air India's official handles on social media updated their..
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Kerala Plane Crash: Air India flight's black box recovered from Kozhikode crash site; probe underway

Digital Flight Data Recorder & Cockpit Voice Recorder of the ill-fated aircraft have been retrieved. AAIB is conducting investigations.
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Air India mourns Kozhikode tragedy with new 'black' logo on its social media handles


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Vande Bharat Mission will continue: Civil aviation ministry

The Air India Express flight, which was part of the Vande Bharat Mission, had crash-landed at the Kozhikode airport yesterday leading to death of 18 persons including the two pilots. Civil aviation..
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Kozhikode's 'tabletop runway' risky for landing, expert warned in 2011

In his report, Captain Mohan Ranganathan had flagged concerns about the runway in communication to then Civil Aviation Secretary Nasim Zaidi in June 2011.
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At least five Indian airports have tabletop runways

And Air India Express planes have crashed at least twice on such runways in little over a decade. At least five airports, including at Kozhikode where an Air India Express aircraft crashed on Friday,..
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Survivors of Kozhikode air crash yet to recover from shock

Several injured passengers of the ill-fated Air India Express flight from Dubai which overshot the runway and crashed at the airport here are yet to get over the horror moments that took them close to..
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Nine of 18 plane crash victims hail from Kozhikode


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Kozhikode Crash: Centre, Kerala govt to each give Rs 10 lakhs to kin of deceased as interim relief

At least 18 people have lost their lives and 149 are under treatment at various hospitals of Malappuram and Kozhikode districts, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the media after a high-level..
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Kozhikode plane crash: Captain Sathe had planned to pay surprise visit on mother's birthday

Captain Deepak Sathe, pilot of the Air India Express flight who died along with 17 others after the plane crashed at Kerala's Kozhikode airport, had planned to pay a surprise visit to Nagpur on his..
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Will take corrective action after receiving probe report: AAI chief on Kozhikode plane crash

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) is probing the accident at the Kozhikode airport that has left at least 18 people dead, including the two pilots of the plane. The Digital Flight Data..
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Saw plane plunge to the ground: CISF officer narrates crash at Kozhikode airport


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AI Express says families of deceased pilots escorted to Kozhikode

Families of the deceased pilots of the Air India Express plane that crashed have been escorted to Kozhikode, the airline said on Saturday. It said the number of fatalities in the plane crash at the..
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Kerala govt announces Rs 10 lakh compensation to kin of AIE flight crash victims

The Kerala government on Saturday announced Rs 10 lakh compensation to the families of those who died when an ill-fated Air India Express flight veered off the runway while attempting to land at the..
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Civil aviation minister announces interim relief for victims of AIE flight crash

Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday announced an interim relief of Rs 10 lakh for each of those who died in the Air India Express crash at the Karipur Airport, Kozhikode. After..
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Kozhikode crash: Air India Express plane touched down near taxiway, 1,000 metres from beginning of runway

The Air India Express plane, carrying 190 people from Dubai, on Friday touched down near a taxiway that is around 1,000 metres from the beginning of the runway at the Kozhikode airport before breaking..
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Kerala plane crash: Centre announces Rs 10 lakh interim relief to kin of deceased, Rs 2 lakh to seriously injured

The government will give Rs 10 lakh to the kin of each deceased in Kozhikode plane crash, while Rs 2 lakh will be given to the seriously injured.
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Aviation minister reaches Kozhikode to take stock of relief measures

Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday that he had reached Kozhikode to take stock of the status and implementation of relief measures after the Air India Express accident a day..
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DGCA had issued notice to Kozhikode airport in July 2019 over critical safety lapses


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Kozhikode plane crash: Civil aviation expert explains difficulty in landing on table top runways

The aircraft was broken into two parts but reportedly didn't catch fire.
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Kerala plane crash: Death toll climbs to 18, 14 critically injured

An Air India Express flight with 190 onboard overshot and fell 35 metres off the end of the runway at the Kozhikode airport in Kerala.
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Kerala plane crash: Two investigation teams to leave for Kozhikode, says Civil Aviation Minister

At least 17 people have died when a plane with 190 people on board coming from Dubai met with an accident at Karipur airport in Kozhikode on Friday evening.
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Air India flies in ``Angels’’, support team to help families of AIX Calicut crash passengers

Air India team to liaise with various agencies and provide support and assistance to families of passengers affected by the Air India Express crash left for Kozhikode from Mumbai on Saturday morning...
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Kozhikode plane crash: 3 possible reasons behind the mishap

The Air India Express plane fell into a valley and split into two parts after skidding off the runway at Kozhikode airport, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said.
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17 dead as Air India Express flight overshoots Kozhikode’s table-top runway

An Air India Express flight from Dubai trying to land in torrential rain with 190 people on board overshot the tabletop runway at Kozhikode’s Calicut International Airport on Friday and went 35 feet..
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Runway 10 of Kozhikode airport unsafe, expert warned 9 years ago

Karipur airport is unsafe and landing should not be allowed here, especially during wet conditions, Captain Mohan Ranganathan, a member of a safety advisory committee constituted by the ministry of..
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Pained by plane accident in Kozhikode, says PM Narendra Modi

"Pained by the plane accident in Kozhikode. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. May the injured recover at the earliest," the prime minister tweeted. Authorities are at the spot,..
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At least 16 including pilot dead, over 100 injured in Kozhikode plane crash

Fourteen people including the pilot of the aircraft were killed while 123 when injured when an Air India Express plane skidded off the runway at Karipur airport in Kerala on Friday evening, a police..
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AI Express flight crashes in Kozhikode: What we know so far


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AI Express flight with 191 people skids off runway in Kozhikode


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Rahul Gandhi condoles death of Veerendra Kumar

"I am sorry to hear about the passing away of author & Managing Director of the Mathrubhumi Group, M P Veerendra Kumar Ji. My condolences to his family, colleagues & friends in thistime of grief," he..
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Expatriates unable to afford flight fares: Kerala HC asks central govt to act

Justice Anu Sivaraman issued the directive after considering a petition (WP-C No. 9977/2020) filed by Jisha Prajith of Kozhikode and three others through advocate P Chandrasekhar. Contending that their..
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7 special flights to reach India on Day 5 of 'Vande Bharat Mission'

The special flights include London to Delhi to Bengaluru, San Francisco to Mumbai to Hyderabad, Dhaka to Mumbai, Dubai to Kochi, Abu Dhabi to Hyderabad, Kaula Lampur to Chennai and Bahrain to..
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15 more fresh covid-19 cases reported in Kerala

Fifteen new positive cases of coronavirus were detected in Kerala on Sunday, taking the total number of infected persons under treatment in the state to 64, the government said. Health department said..
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PM Narendra Modi catches glimpse of solar eclipse

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that though he could not witness the solar eclipse due to cloud cover in the national capital, he managed to have a glimpse of it in Kozhikode through live..
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Shashi Tharoor posts distorted map of India, gets trolled, deletes tweet

Tharoor, on Friday, had tweeted about his participation in a rally at Kozhikode on Saturday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC). "My first event tomorrow..
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Country in trouble as PM Modi, Amit Shah live in 'imaginary' world: Rahul Gandhi

"Mr Amit Shah and Mr Narendra Modi live in their own imagination. They have no contact with the outside world. They live in their own world and they fantasise about things. That is why the country is..
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Six murders in 14 years: Main accused, two others arrested from Kozhikode in Kerala serial killing case

The family saw six deaths from 2002 to 2016.
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Kerala floods: Death toll mounts to 102, 59 missing

Among 14 affected-districts, 17 deaths in Kozhikode, 9 in Wayanad, and 2 in Kannur were reported.
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Red alert in 3 districts in Kerala; flood toll climbs to 88

The red alert has been sounded in Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Idukki on Tuesday and in northern districts of Malappuram and Kozhikode on Wednesday, IMD sources said adding over 20 cms of rains are..
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Rahul Gandhi expected to visit Wayanad, Malappuram, Kozhikode tomorrow


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Heavy rains in Kerala claim 42 lives, over one lakh in relief camps

Twenty people have been killed in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts, and nine have died in Wayanad in rain related incidents since August 8, officials said quoting reports received till 7 am.
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