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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 19th largest in the country with a population of 2 million according to 2011 census. Kozhikode is classified as a Tier 2 city according to Government of India.

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Sharjah-Calicut flight diverted due to technical issues, lands in Thiruvananthapuram [Video]

Sharjah-Calicut flight diverted due to technical issues, lands in Thiruvananthapuram

Air India Express Sharjah-Calicut flight with 104 passengers on board was diverted due to technical reasons on February 19. However the flight landed safely at Thiruvananthapuram on February 19, said..

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172 mouth-watering dishes in one hour by 9-yr-old Kerala boy [Video]

172 mouth-watering dishes in one hour by 9-yr-old Kerala boy

A nine-year-old boy from Kerala's Kozhikode has amazed people with his speedy cooking skills. Hayan Abdulla just walked into India Book of Records and Asia Book of Records after cooking 172 dishes in..

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Forest dept rescues elephant from well in Kerala [Video]

Forest dept rescues elephant from well in Kerala

An elephant which fell into a well in Kerala's Kozhikode was rescued by digging a canal parallel to the well using excavators. The forest department officials with the help of locals carried out the..

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Rahul Gandhi meets survivors of Kozhikode plane crash

The Air India Express flight carrying 190 passengers including 10 infants skidded while landing at Karipur airport in Kozhikode on August 7.
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EMAS in Calicut and Mangalore airports, SC seeks Centre's response

Two plane crashes at table-top runways at Mangalore and Calicut could have been averted and 174 lives would have been saved had the Union government not shelved its 2008 decision to create engineered..
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PM Modi to inaugurate Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline on Tuesday

It has transportation capacity of 12 million metric standard cubic metres per day and will carry natural gas from the liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Kochi to Mangaluru, passing..
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Calicut crash report not out even after a month


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Over 5K flights landed in Calicut after friction test


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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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Hardeep Puri, Manickam Tagore trade twitter barbs over Kozhikode crash


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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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