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A four-seater training aircraft crashed in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh Monday | Twitter

Four seater aircraft crashes in UP’s Azamgarh, pilot dead

The aircraft belonged to the Centre-run flying-training institute Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Udan Akademi (IGRUA), located in Amethi, official sources said.
People stand on a roof of a house amidst debris of a passenger plane, crashed in a residential area near an airport in Karachi, Pakistan on Friday. Photo | Reuters via ANI

Airbus technical experts from France reach Pakistan to probe PIA plane crash

97 people were killed and 2 miraculously survived in the incident, one of the most catastrophic aviation disasters in Pakistan's aviation history.
Remains of the Cessna 172 aircraft that crashed at Vikarabad in Telangana on Sunday | ANI

Probe finds pilot in Vikarabad crash wasn’t authorised, DGCA issues notice to flight school

A DGCA probe into Sunday's fatal crash of Cessna 172 in Telangana has revealed that one of the two pilots on board wasn't authorised to fly yet.
An IndiGo aircraft | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

2 Pawan Hans, 3 IndiGo pilots suspended in a day as DGCA cracks down on air safety breach

According to the DGCA, 40 pilots were suspended for accidents between January & August this year, as compared to 12 last year.
Boeing 737 Max

India plans to conduct its own checks on Boeing 737 Max jets

India will join the European Aviation Safety Agency, which is planning to send its own pilots to the US to conduct flight tests of the 737 Max.

Pakistani military plane that crashed was used for surveillance after Balakot strikes

Pakistan military's media wing draws flak for not naming civilian victims and for referring to killed soldiers as martyrs.
Ethiopian Airlines logo on display | Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Ethiopian pilot had warned bosses of dangers long before 737 Max crash

The pilot urged superiors in December to bolster training on a 737 Max feature so crews would be better prepared for what Lion Air crash pilots faced.
Boeing 737 Max

Why Ethiopian Airlines crash has put the spotlight on Boeing’s most modern jets

For the second time in 5 months, a Boeing 737 Max 8, the company's latest variant of its 737 jets, has crashed in 'spine-chillingly' similar accidents.
Boeing 737 Max jet

Two Boeing 737 flights crash five months apart, raise doubts of possible link

Both the Ethiopian Airlines crash and last October’s Lion Air jet crash were of the same Boeing 737 Max make, and faced similar erratic flights before crashing.
Boeing 737 Max

Boeing 737 Max has gone from a bestseller to an aircraft with safety concerns

The Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Lion Air crashes were two deadly incidents involved Boeing's 737 and claimed close to 350 lives.

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A Harley Davidson dealership (Representational Image ) | Photographer: David Paul Morris | Bloomberg

Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.

Defence

Representational image | ANI

India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?