Growth Catalyst: Jewar Airport expected to create infra, generate jobs
The upcoming International Airport at the Jewar township of Greater Noida is expected to be a growth catalyst for the region, say industry analysts, as the project is expected to create urban infrastructure and generate jobs.
Improving material use and resource efficiency can reduce greenhouse gas emissions: UN science panel
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Forex reserve soars by $2.3 billion, hits fresh all-time high of $453 billion
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Noida Airport will complement IGI: Daniel Bircher, CEO, Zurich Airport Asia
The chief executive says Zurich Airport International is bullish on Uttar Pradesh as a investor and developer and is not ruling out a partnership with a strategic investor at a later stage. We consider four factors important — offering peak hour slots; Noida’s proximity to eastern, north-eastern areas of NCR as well as Uttar Pradesh, says Daniel Bircher.
IndiGo plane suffers high engine vibrations mid-air; returns to Mumbai
The aircraft, flying from Mumbai to Bengaluru, was involved in an air turnback due to high vibrations in one of its engines. The plane has been grounded at Mumbai.
India slams Pakistan, says footprint of every major act of terrorism passes through this country
First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Paulomi Tripathi was responding to remarks made by Pakistan's Munir Akram, who focussed a majority of his speech on India and its internal matters, including J-K, the abrogation of Art 370, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the National Register of Citizens and the Supreme Court's Ayodha verdict.
US and "like-minded" partners will keep security in Asia: Admiral
On a visit to Bangkok, Admiral John Aquilino, 56, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, criticised China's construction of artifical islands in the South China Sea, a vital trade waterway with rich energy resources where Beijing has disputes with five nations. "We are in competition with the People's Republic of China," Aquilino told reporters.
COP 25: India calls for speedier expansion of international solar alliance
Expressing contentment over 83 countries joining the ISA in just four years, Javadekar said, "When ISA was launched, the idea was that all those countries who get more solar energy as they fall between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn should come together to create the consumers' own market.
Disinvestment of Air India should improve competition within the aviation sector: IATA official
Moreover, the official said that the Jet Airways' bankruptcy - which happened in April this year - does raise questions on the sustainability of the Indian aviation sector.
Airlines’ excess capacity problem to increase in 2020
International Air Transport Association (IATA) chief economist Brian Pearce said that the problem of capacity is set increase in calendar year 2020. While lower fares have made flying affordable in India, airlines have started to complain about excess capacity in the market that is leading to lower fares for passengers, impacting the bottom line of airlines.
Some important threads from the India-West Indies T20I series
India have won the three-match Twenty20 International series beating West Indies, the current T20 World Cup champions, by 2-1 in an exciting fashion. Here are some of the important threads that we picked from the series.
ECB holds its deposit rate at record low - 0.5% while keeping option of another rate cut firmly on table
The European Central Bank kept its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged at Christine Lagarde's first meeting in charge on Thursday, even kee...
Reducing ship speeds by 10-15% could reduce maritime emissions by 20-30%
Cariou, a researcher & professor at KEDGE Business School and a specialist in maritime and port economy suggests that decreasing ship’s speed seems to be the best short-term answer to meeting the initial deadline of 2030 for cutting.
Lotus on passports as part of security features, other national symbols to be used on rotation: MEA
Asked about the issue, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, "This symbol is our national flower and is part of the enhanced security features to identify fake passports."
ECB keeps rates steady in Lagarde’s first meeting
The ECB held its deposit rate at a record low minus 0.5% while keeping the option of another rate cut firmly on the table.
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