Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicInternational Flights

Topic: International Flights

India will try to restart international flights before August, says Hardeep Singh Puri

The Civil Aviation Minister said he cannot put a date on it but a good percentage of flights can be resumed before August, depending on the situation.

India’s super rich ready to pay to return home on private jets, but govt not ready to allow it

The pending applications include those for relatives of Sahara’s Subrata Roy, Bharti Airtel’s Sunil Mittal, and Essel Group/Zee Media’s Subhash Chandra.

This is what happens to the world’s planes when they can’t fly for weeks

Finding the right space and conditions for 62% of the world’s planes and keeping them airworthy have suddenly become priorities for 2020.

GoAir suspends international flights, offers leave without pay to staff in view of COVID-19

GoAir also proposed to give 20 per cent pay cut for staff in a staggered manner to help the airline sustain till normalcy in passenger traffic returns.

28 positive coronavirus cases in India, health minister says situation not grave

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also said if Iranian govt lent its support, a testing facility could be set up to help bring back Indian citizens from the country.

Indigo’s next big gamble – cheap business class on long-distance international flights

Indigo is mapping an ambitious long-distance network & is considering cut-price business class seats as a way into the Europe-Asia market.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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