Sunday, 22 May, 2022
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Topic: Boeing

India’s air traffic recovering rapidly, will double by 2030 from pre-Covid days, Boeing says

Boeing says that while Covid remains a near-term challenge, domestic demand will bounce back to 2019 levels through 2021, while international traffic will recover by 2023.

Boeing to pay up $6.6 mn to US regulators for failing to comply with safety accord

The company agreed to pay $5.4 million to settle earlier cases brought against the company and another $1.21 million for two more recent cases.

India is a market like no other, Boeing says as it outlines 20-year plan

Boeing currently has 62 aircraft in operation with the Indian military — Apache, Chinook, P8I, C17 — and is eyeing fighter contracts from IAF and Navy.

Boeing jet’s throttle becomes a focus in Indonesia crash probe

The automatic throttle, which was a problem previously, is thought to have been producing more thrust in one of 2 engines shortly before the Boeing jet carrying 62 people crashed.

IAF looks to lease mid-air refuellers amid critical shortage, seeks offers from Airbus, Boeing 

India’s refueller fleet currently comprises six Russian IIyushin-78 tankers, first inducted in 2003, that are facing maintenance and serviceability issues.

Boeing’s settlement with US govt should be the beginning of the period of introspection

It’s striking the degree to which the US Department of Justice paints the 737 Max crisis as the result of actions by two rogue employees.

Boeing announces successful ski-jump of Super Hornets, eyes Indian Navy deal for the fighters

Boeing is sceptical about Navy’s plan to combine procurement tender for multi-role carrier-based fighter aircraft along with that of the IAF’s for 114 planes.

Boeing’s breakthrough 737 Max deal signals hope for travel rebound

Ryanair Holdings Plc had ordered 75 high-density versions of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max in a transaction valued at about $7 billion.

Boeing 737 Max is finally cleared to fly as US FAA ends grounding

The actions announced Wednesday mark the end to the longest grounding of a jetliner in US history & set stage for airlines globally to resume passenger service with the plane.

Indian Navy gets 9th P-8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft ordered from US

India, which had first signed a contract for eight such aircraft in 2009, is also negotiating a deal for six more P-8I with the US under the government-to-government route.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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