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Top US aviation regulator to test-fly Boeing’s 737 Max in a bid to assure public aircraft is safe

The 737 Max was grounded in March 2019 after a two fatal crashes, caused by a systems malfunction, killed 346 people off the coast of Indonesia and Ethiopia.
A Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet

Boeing struggles to convince tough crowd of airline bosses on safety of 737 MAX

At the IATA event in Seoul, airline chiefs told Boeing it must convince regulators worldwide about the 737 MAX’s safety, not just the US’ FAA.
President of Emirates Tim Clark

Emirates predicts 737 Max won’t fly until after Christmas

Tim Clark, president of Emirates says "it’s going to antagonise a lot of people if they insist that this aircraft is safe to fly".

The next plane you fly could be built by 3D printers

‘Additive manufacturing’ of 3D printers is a natural fit for aerospace industry as printed parts are lighter & lighter planes are more fuel-efficient.
Boeing 737 Max jet

Boeing 737 Max jetliner still airworthy, says US aviation body despite second crash

The statement shows US regulators have no immediate intention of grounding the 737 Max 8 after this weekend’s crash that killed 157 people in Ethiopia.

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The river Ganga in Varanasi

Five reasons that are stopping Ganga from becoming clean

The bureaucracy is capable enough to prove to the govt that Ganga has been completely cleaned. But that, we know, would be far from truth.

Revival in demand & business activity push Indian economy’s animal spirits up in September

Economists attributed the recovery to pent-up demand after a strict lockdown imposed in March hit the consumption of goods and services.

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A file photo of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the 2+2 dialogue in Washington in December 2019. | Photo: ANI

The 3 foundational agreements with US and what they mean for India’s military growth

Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement, the last of the key foundational agreements between India & US, was signed Tuesday. LEMOA was signed in 2016 and COMCASA in 2018.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.