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IndiGo to refund all passengers for canceled flights by January-end

07 Dec 2020

IndiGo to refund all passengers for canceled flights by January-end

Budget flier IndiGo on Monday committed to refunding all customer credit shells created by cancellations due to COVID-19 by January 31, 2021.

Masood Azhar is unwell, his brother is running Jaish-e-Mohammed: Report

10 Sep 2019

Masood Azhar is unwell, his brother is running Jaish-e-Mohammed: Report

Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is unwell and in his absence, his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar is running the show, reports TOI.

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

02 Mar 2019

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

Masood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials in New Delhi said today.

#IndiaStrikesBack: IAF airstrikes' target involved in 1999 IC-814 Kandahar Hijack

26 Feb 2019

#IndiaStrikesBack: IAF airstrikes' target involved in 1999 IC-814 Kandahar Hijack

India on Tuesday carried out air strikes to destroy Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror modules in Pakistan's Balakot along the Line of Control (LoC) avenging the deadly Pulwama terror attack.

France to move UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

20 Feb 2019

France to move UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

In the aftermath of the horrific Pulwama attack, France, in a major move, has decided to move the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist".

Slammed for comments on Pulwama, Sidhu reminds BJP of Kandahar

18 Feb 2019

Slammed for comments on Pulwama, Sidhu reminds BJP of Kandahar

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose remarks on Pulwama attack, stoked a controversy upped his ante against BJP on Sunday by reminding the party of the Kandahar episode.

China blocks India's bid to declare Masood as global-terrorist, again

15 Feb 2019

China blocks India's bid to declare Masood as global-terrorist, again

On Friday, China refused to back India's bid in the United Nations to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist, despite the organization taking responsibility for the deadly Pulwama attack.

Sunil Arora replaces OP Rawat as new Chief Election Commissioner

27 Nov 2018

Sunil Arora replaces OP Rawat as new Chief Election Commissioner

Sunil Arora has been appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind. Arora will take charge on December 2.

Indian airlines can meet just 3 weeks' expenses; needs govt-help

21 Nov 2018

Indian airlines can meet just 3 weeks' expenses; needs govt-help

Amid rising fuel prices and the weakening rupee, airlines in India are having a hard time staying afloat, and have asked the government to help them get unsecured credit from oil companies and airports.

Now, Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Omerta' to release on May 4

19 Apr 2018

Now, Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Omerta' to release on May 4

The release of Rajkummar Rao-starrer "Omerta" has been postponed to May 4 as the clearance from the Censor Board on the film came in recently.

Air-India Sale: Government might sell it completely, shedding 100% stake

24 Feb 2018

Air-India Sale: Government might sell it completely, shedding 100% stake

The Centre is mulling options for selling Air India completely, which include offloading 100% of its stake the debt-ridden national carrier.

Kashmir shuts down on Afzal Guru's 5th death anniversary

09 Feb 2018

Kashmir shuts down on Afzal Guru's 5th death anniversary

Security agencies across J&K are on high alert due to the fifth death anniversary of the Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru today.

Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

16 Jan 2018

Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

Centre will split the debt-laden Air India (AI) into four separate entities by 2018-end under a divestment plan proposed by PM Narendra Modi. 51% stake in each entity would be sold.

Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement

29 Oct 2017

Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement

Drawing sharp criticism from BJP, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Union Government should seriously consider Jammu & Kashmir's "azadi" demand and give greater autonomy to the restive state.

How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

07 Sep 2017

How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

Indian National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Kumar Doval is being seen as PM Narendra Modi's right-hand man responsible for the resolution of the Doklam standoff, on terms favoring India.

Get ready to pay more for excess baggage on flights

17 Aug 2017

Get ready to pay more for excess baggage on flights

The luxury of flying keeps getting costlier for the common man. In the latest blow for passengers, airlines are now free to charge up to Rs. 350/kg for luggage beyond 15kg.

Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

10 Aug 2017

Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.

'Give It Up': Government extends subsidy campaign to railways

06 Jul 2017

'Give It Up': Government extends subsidy campaign to railways

The government is extending its subsidy reduction plans to more sectors. After targeting LPG and food, now the Centre wants people to give up their rail fare subsidy.

Air India story: the airline that was destined to crash

23 Jun 2017

Air India story: the airline that was destined to crash

Rumors are afloat that the Tata Group is interested in buying the white elephant of the Indian government, Air India.

CBI to probe UPA's aviation ministry decisions, files 3 FIRs

30 May 2017

CBI to probe UPA's aviation ministry decisions, files 3 FIRs

The CBI has registered a preliminary inquiry into the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines saying the merger resulted in heavy losses to Indian taxpayers.

Air India Maharaja is selling off trinkets to stage comeback

23 May 2017

Air India Maharaja is selling off trinkets to stage comeback

Air India has often been cited as the white elephant of Indian government, you can't let go of it but every day that you decide to keep it, you know it's going to eat into your income.

Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

09 May 2017

Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

According to Ahmedabad airport officials, the son of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was barred from boarding a flight to Greece as he was highly inebriated.

Viral video: Sena MP Gaikwad now seen arguing with cops

20 Apr 2017

Viral video: Sena MP Gaikwad now seen arguing with cops

Wading into another controversy, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad had a heated argument with cops at Latur when they tried to disperse a protest by him.

Air India lifts ban on Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

07 Apr 2017

Air India lifts ban on Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

ANI reported that Air India has lifted the flying ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, a day after Sena members demanded the civil aviation ministry intervene in the matter.

United Indian airlines bar abusive Sena MP from flying

25 Mar 2017

United Indian airlines bar abusive Sena MP from flying

A day after Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted an Air India employee, all domestic airlines barred him from flying with them for an indefinite period.

Air India slapping incident: Major airlines stand together

24 Mar 2017

Air India slapping incident: Major airlines stand together

Following the assault on an Air India staffer, major players SpiceJet and IndiGo extended their support towards the "no fly list".

Govt dismisses CAG report, says Air India profitable

17 Mar 2017

Govt dismisses CAG report, says Air India profitable

Dismissing a CAG report that highlighted operational losses in Air India, the government said AI's original profit figures were correct based on GAAP (Generally accepted accounting principles.)

Majority stakes in AirIndia may be sold to investor

28 Feb 2017

Majority stakes in AirIndia may be sold to investor

The government is planning to sell 51% stakes in national carrier Air India to a strategic partner to turn around the loss-making airline.

Air India looks to woo travelers with Wi-Fi on board

21 Oct 2016

Air India looks to woo travelers with Wi-Fi on board

Indian airline carrier Air India is eyeing better services on air to gain travelers, and help boost its revenues.

Ajit Doval to Pak: Stop terror, then hold talks

11 Oct 2016

Ajit Doval to Pak: Stop terror, then hold talks

India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has told Pakistani NSA Naseer Janjua that the only way India and Pakistan can hold peace talks is if Pakistan stops exporting terror to India.

Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval

21 Sep 2016

Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval

India's position in the world has improved since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister in 2014, according to US-based Pew Research Center's recent annual opinion poll.

Railways introduces 'surge pricing'

08 Sep 2016

Railways introduces 'surge pricing'

Indian Railways has introduced 'surge pricing' or flexible fares which will come into effect from September 9, 2016.

No operating losses for Air India this year, says minister

10 Aug 2016

No operating losses for Air India this year, says minister

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the state-run Air India had made no operating loss this year despite its precarious financial condition.