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Airfares in India among ‘lowest’ globally, says Jayant Sinha

Airfares in India among ‘lowest’ globally, says Jayant Sinha

India has one of the lowest and “most competitive” airfares in the world despite high cost of planes and fuel, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said on Wednesday.

India, Pakistan to hold talks on Kishanganga and Ratle projects

India, Pakistan to hold talks on Kishanganga and Ratle projects

India and Pakistan would hold three-day secretary-level talks on the Kishanganga and Ratle hydropower projects from April 11 in Washington following the “intervention” by the US and the World Bank, a senior Pakistani minister has said.

Chinese Defence Minister to visit Nepal ahead of Gen Rawat

Chinese Defence Minister to visit Nepal ahead of Gen Rawat

China’s Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan will this week visit Nepal, where he will discuss bilateral military cooperation and the ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative, an ambitious project viewed with suspicion by India.

Anil Ambani to spell out defence business plans tomorrow

Anil Ambani to spell out defence business plans tomorrow

Pitching defence business as the main growth driver, industrialist Anil Ambani will brief the sectoral and market analysts here tomorrow about future plans of his Reliance Group in this segment.

An attempt a day: Pakistan infiltration bids highest in 2016

An attempt a day: Pakistan infiltration bids highest in 2016

The infiltration bids from Pakistan into Jammu and Kashmir in 2016 was highest among the previous three years at an average of one attempt per day.

Over 6000 violations by aviation companies in 2016: DGCA

Over 6000 violations by aviation companies in 2016: DGCA

Aviation watchdog DGCA has come across over 6,000 violations related to compliance by aviation companies last year, the government said today

Emirates changes flight crew after Trump travel ban

Emirates changes flight crew after Trump travel ban

Dubai carrier Emirates said it has adjusted its crew for flights to the United States following President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries

India to pitch for defence exports: Parrikar

India to pitch for defence exports: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said India will pitch for the sale of state-of-the-art indigenously built missile

MiG-29K planes face operation deficiencies: CAG

MiG-29K planes face operation deficiencies: CAG

India’s mainstream naval fighter jet plane MiG-29K faces operational deficiencies due to defects in engines, air frame and fly-by-wire system