Air India cabin crew call in sick, get pink slips
Air India’s problem with cabin crew scheduling began last month on Karva Chauth when a number of cabin crew members unexpectedly called in sick. An AI spokesperson confirmed that termination letters were sent to the crew because on November 2 and 3 there was a sudden jump in the number of people who reported sick.
Govt may clear Air India’s dues worth Rs 22,000 cr
The government has taken on Rs 29,400 crore of Air India’s total debt of about Rs 60,000 c...
Supreme Court sounds alarm bells over Delhi air pollution
“Little constructive efforts have been made by the government and other stake holde...
Alliance Air maiden overseas flight commences operations
The wholly owned subsidiary of Air India would fly between the two cities on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Alliance Air connects 53 destinations within India with 113 destinations per day. Jaffna is the 54th destination for the airline. Commemorating the launch of the service, Governor of the Northern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka Suren Raghavan took part in the journey.
Smog chokes Delhi NCR again, air quality 'severe' for 4th consecutive day
Due to influence of a western disturbance, Delhi NCR is seeing a dense cloud cover and a dip in wind speed, which has aggravated the situation in Delhi which is constantly seeing the life-threatening smog soon after Diwali. However weather experts told PTI that wind speed is predicted to pick up on Saturday.
IAF may buy HAL's trainer aircraft, Air Chief to take sortie
The IAF is likely to float a Request for Proposal (RFP) with the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) this December for purchasing homemade HTT-40 basic aircraft for training its pilots. Ahead of the proposed RFP, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria is scheduled to undertake a test flight of the HTT-40.
Cyclone Bulbul: IndiGo cancels flights, offers alternate arrangements to passengers
"The peak hour of the cyclone is expected from 10 PM Saturday until 4 AM Sunday. All the passengers of the affected domestic flights are being notified and alternate arrangements being offered,"the low-cost carrier said in a statement. With around 48 per cent share in the domestic air passenger market, IndiGo is the largest airline in India.
SC issues notice to states on air pollution in Delhi-NCR
SC issues notice to states on air pollution in Delhi-NCR. Listen in, TIMES NOW’s Harish Nair with details of the noticeSC issues notice to s...
Pollution won't spare your little one: Kids deemed more vulnerable to damage than adults
Kids these days are likely to face increased risk from severe floods, prolonged droughts, and wildfires.
Delhi air slips to ‘severe’ levels, farm fumes to choke it further
As meteorological conditions are bringing fumes from field fires in Punjab and Haryana, air quality in Delhi deteriorated to ‘severe’ level on Tuesday and is forecast to become much more hazardous in the days ahead.
Air pollution claimed over 5 lakh lives in India, of which 97K died due to coal burning: Report
The Lancet Countdown 2019 on health and climate change also cautioned that the impact of air pollution in India will worsen if the country does not shift from coal-based energy.
Air pollution: Delhi HC pulls up Delhi govt, suggests clutch of measures
A division bench of Justice G S Sistand Anup Jairam Bhambhani said that the problem lies in the complete lack of will showed by the authorities to implement the ideas to bring down the levels of air pollution.
Toxic air in Delhi fueled by rice fields that India doesn’t need
Each year India’s rice farmers burn the stubble of the harvested paddy crop, contributing to the annual haze.
Russia plans to deliver S-400 missile systems to India on schedule: Putin
"When it comes to S-400 deliveries, everything goes according to plan," President Putin told reporters on Thursday on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit. India announced its intention to acquire S-400 'Triumf' surface-to-air missile systems in 2015. The contract worth USD 5.43 billion was signed during the visit of President Putin to India last year.
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