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Smaller the plane, more expensive a seat: Ajay Singh

Smaller the plane, more expensive a seat: Ajay Singh

As the government rolls out the regional connectivity scheme, SpiceJet’s Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh spoke to Anjuli Bhargava

China projects power in Indian Ocean

As China prepares to imminently launch its first indigenously built aircraft carrier in Dalian, and as the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) celebrated its 68th anniversary on 23 April, attention is turning to how and where China will use its growing fleet of such platforms.

Overbooking flights: Govt plans to make procedure transparent

Overbooking flights: Govt plans to make procedure transparent

The government is considering steps to ensure transparency in the practice of overbooking seats by airlines amid public outrage over a US carrier forcefully offloading a passenger from a packed flight.   Overbooking of a flight has been a long-standing practice in the airline industry as seats are considered as a “time sensitive and perishable” […]

PDP leader Abdul Gani Dar shot dead by militants in south Kashmir

PDP leader Abdul Gani Dar shot dead by militants in south Kashmir

Militants today shot dead the PDP district president for Pulwama, Abdul Gani Dar, in the south Kashmir district, police said.

India is world’s fifth largest military spender, US tops list

India is world’s fifth largest military spender, US tops list

India’s military expenditure grew around 8.5 per cent in 2016, making it the world’s fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion, figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) revealed on Monday

Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba Mufti urges Modi to follow in Vajpayee’s footsteps

Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba Mufti urges Modi to follow in Vajpayee’s footsteps

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday demanded that the ruling dispensation at the Centre must follow the footsteps of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Branding under the arc lights

Branding under the arc lights

Is social media turning conscience keeper for brands? It would seem so, given the manner in which celebrities, politicians and brands have faced the ire of a large and outraged army of public defenders

Indian Army’s BRO loses civil infrastructure projects due to delays

Indian Army’s BRO loses civil infrastructure projects due to delays

The government has taken away some civil infrastructure works from the Indian Army-controlled Border Roads Organisation (BRO) as it has failed to meet deadlines for key roads in strategically important locations, resulting not only in delays but also huge cost over-runs.

PM Modi to visit Israel: Deals on Barak-8, Spike missiles may be sealed

PM Modi to visit Israel: Deals on Barak-8, Spike missiles may be sealed

A raft of mega defence deals, including procurement of an air defence system for the Indian Navy are likely to be sealed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Israel which will be first by an Indian PM to the Jewish nation.

Despite rising costs, Indian airlines still hiring expat pilots

Despite rising costs, Indian airlines still hiring expat pilots

Arav Joshi, 26, completed his flying course from a New Zealand-based training academy in 2012. After that did not translate into a job, he topped it with a type-rating course from a Pune-based facility in 2014.

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