Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicEthiopia crash

Topic: Ethiopia crash

Why did Boeing’s warning on 737 Max fail to stop second crash?

As the one-year anniversary of Ethiopian Airlines crash approaches, questions remain as to why Boeing 737 Max pilots lost control, including in the fatal Lion Air crash.

Flying has become more dangerous. Don’t just blame Boeing

Aircraft accidents occurred more frequently in almost every region worldwide in 2018 & death toll climbed to 4-year high of 523, according IATA.

No one knows when 737 Max will take flight again, not even Boeing

Boeing says it’s making progress on finding a fix to its fatally problematic anti-stall flight-control software system, but it has no timeline.

Boeing sued over Ethiopia crash as plane orders in Asia waver

Boeing faces the prospect of substantial payouts to the families of passengers if it’s found responsible for both the Indonesia & Ethiopia crashes.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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