Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicInternational airport

Topic: International airport

Airlines are going to need big data to recover from Covid

Airlines’ debts have grown to unimaginable levels over the pandemic, and must ultimately be paid down. Reducing that leverage will require growing revenues faster than ever before.

Modi govt says Maharashtra order on international passengers differ from its guidelines

After Maharashtra revised the guidelines in view of concerns over Omicron variant, the Centre Wednesday asked the state to align its order with the Union health ministry's SOPs.

Modi inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport in UP, says ‘new energy’ in aviation sector

In his speech Wednesday, PM Modi said the airport will boost connectivity & tourism while helping develop an economic ecosystem in the region and create new job opportunities.

PM Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport in UP tomorrow

Kushinagar Airport is an endeavour to connect Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Its launch will be marked by the landing of a flight from Sri Lanka carrying 100 Buddhist monks & dignitaries.

US to lift travel ban on vaccinated foreign travellers from 8 November

Under new rules, vaccinated travellers will need a negative Covid test 72 hours prior to boarding a flight to US and will also have to share contact tracing information.

After two decades of painful planning, Mumbai’s second airport is ready for takeoff

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for the project Sunday. New airport likely to be completed by 2021, three years after existing airport gets saturated.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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