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Donald Trump continues use of special forces, keeping wars at arm’s length

Donald Trump continues use of special forces, keeping wars at arm’s length

From Yemen to Syria to here in Central Africa, the Trump administration is relying on Special Operations forces to intensify its promised fight against the Islamic State group and other terrorist groups as senior officials embrace an Obama-era strategy to minimize the U.S. military’s footprint overseas

Risk: Airlines run out of flight numbers, DGCA warns safety at risk

Risk: Airlines run out of flight numbers, DGCA warns safety at risk

The boom in aviation in India has given rise to a peculiar problem — airlines are running out of flight numbers. With a growing number of flights and too few flight numbers, call sign confusion emerged as a serious concern among authorities at the recently concluded meeting for deciding summer slots.

IGI: IGI choked: No new peak-hour flights in Delhi this summer

IGI: IGI choked: No new peak-hour flights in Delhi this summer

Indians may be flying like never before but the infrastructure crunch at metro airports is limiting their choice of flights. The problem is so acute that putting an additional flight in peak hours is becoming tough at most metros.

Parliament panel seeks probe into Kingfisher Airlines’ dues to AAI

Parliament panel seeks probe into Kingfisher Airlines’ dues to AAI

A parliamentary panel today sought a probe into defunct Kingfisher AirlinesBSE 3.03 % allowed to accumulate high levels of dues to state-owned AAI, which was in “violation of all existing rules”.

US has no advisory on travel to India: Sushma Swaraj

US has no advisory on travel to India: Sushma Swaraj

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday attended Parliament for the first time since she underwent a kidney transplant three months ago. Members cutting across party lines greeted her with applause.

Manohar Parrikar appointed as new Goa Chief Minister

Manohar Parrikar appointed as new Goa Chief Minister

In a late night development, Governor Mridula Sinha on Sunday appointed Manohar Parrikar as chief minister of Goa and asked him to prove majority on the floor of the state assembly within 15 days. Parrikar is likely to take oath on Tuesday.

Manohar Parrikar: Manohar Parrikar will be Goa CM, will resign from Defence Minister post soon: Nitin Gadkari

Manohar Parrikar: Manohar Parrikar will be Goa CM, will resign from Defence Minister post soon: Nitin Gadkari

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today staked claim to form the next government in Goa with the support of the NCP, smaller outfits and Independents.

India one of the fastest destinations for investments: KPMG

India one of the fastest destinations for investments: KPMG

Even as the major global economies continue to stay in a turmoil India seems to have emerged as the fastest growing investment destination for foreign investors in 2016, a KPMG report said.

Modi ‘tsunami’ in Uttar Pradesh uproots family tree of Mulayam

Modi ‘tsunami’ in Uttar Pradesh uproots family tree of Mulayam

The Modi ‘tsunami’ in Uttar Pradesh not only saw the ground below the feet of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav slipping away but also swept away many members of the first family of the state.

Air India plane loses ATC contact over Hungary, escorted by fighter jets

Air India plane loses ATC contact over Hungary, escorted by fighter jets

An Air India Ahmedabad-London flight lost contact with air traffic controls over Hungarian airspace, leading to a fighter jet scrambling after it. It had 249 passengers and crew on board.