Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicBoeing 777

Topic: Boeing 777

Why cracks in jet engines continue to elude inspectors, with deadly results

After an engine failure in a Boeing 777 in Denver last week, regulators all over the world are rushing to order extra checks but struggle with an inaccurate system.

Metal fatigue caused fan blade to break loose, led to United’s Boeing 777 engine failure

United Airlines' Denver-Hawaii flight, powered by Pratt & Whitney engines, had suffered a mid-air engine failure, resulting in 5 airlines around the world grounding Boeing 777 fleet.

Custom-made B777 plane for President, Vice President & Prime Minister to arrive 1 October

The aircraft from the US is manufactured by Boeing with the call sign Air India One and will land at the Delhi airport from Texas at around 3 pm Thursday.

Air India now has 4 Boeing 777s grounded, because it doesn’t have money to maintain them

A Boeing 777-200LR caught fire Wednesday at Delhi airport while being prepared for a flight to San Francisco. Air India officials termed it a ‘minor accident’.

Air India Boeing 777 engine shuts down at Delhi airport, ‘black fumes’ seen

Air India said that the Boeing's smallest engine had shut down but no traces of any burns or external damage was noticed.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

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The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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