Suresh Prabhu

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KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

18 Jan 2020

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.

#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

08 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses in the country. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

15 Oct 2019

#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses in the country. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

28 Jun 2019

#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses in the country. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

27 Jun 2019

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.

Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about

25 May 2019

Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

AI pilot, sacked for failing alcohol-test, promoted as Regional Director

01 May 2019

AI pilot, sacked for failing alcohol-test, promoted as Regional Director

A senior pilot of Air India, Arvind Kathpalia, has recently been promoted as the Regional Director (Northern Region) of the national carrier.

Prabhu calls for review of issues related to Jet Airways

16 Apr 2019

Prabhu calls for review of issues related to Jet Airways

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has called for a review of issues related to struggling Jet Airways, including rising fares and flight cancellations.

What will happen to cash-strapped Jet Airways: An explainer

13 Apr 2019

What will happen to cash-strapped Jet Airways: An explainer

Cash-strapped Jet Airways canceled all its international flights on Thursday and flew just 11 domestic aircraft on Friday, as the meeting between management and lenders remained inconclusive.

Jet Airways' flight safety at risk: Aircraft engineers to DGCA

19 Mar 2019

Jet Airways' flight safety at risk: Aircraft engineers to DGCA

Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered an emergency meeting after the Jet Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Welfare Association (JAMEWA) wrote to the aviation watchdog that Jet Airways' flight safety is at risk.

Former CBI-chief Verma to give keynote speech at SRCC event

17 Jan 2019

Former CBI-chief Verma to give keynote speech at SRCC event

Alok Verma, who was removed from his post of CBI director last week, has been invited to give a keynote speech at an event of Delhi University's SRCC college on February 14.

TM Krishna's canceled Delhi-concert rescheduled, after AAP steps in

16 Nov 2018

TM Krishna's canceled Delhi-concert rescheduled, after AAP steps in

Carnatic singer TM Krishna whose concert on November 17 in Delhi was canceled due to attacks by right-wing trolls has been rescheduled after AAP stepped in.

TM Krishna's Delhi-concert canceled after right-wing trolls target him

15 Nov 2018

TM Krishna's Delhi-concert canceled after right-wing trolls target him

In what serves as a reminder that actions on the web have an impact on the real world, the concert of renowned Carnatic singer TM Krishna was called off in the national capital after right-wing trolls targeted him.

DGCA asks airlines to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX planes

08 Nov 2018

DGCA asks airlines to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX planes

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked Jet Airways and SpiceJet to take corrective action to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX planes that could lead to "significant altitude loss" of the aircraft.

Suresh Prabhu: India has 'late-mover advantage' in creating green infrastructure

21 Oct 2018

Suresh Prabhu: India has 'late-mover advantage' in creating green infrastructure

Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said that India had "late mover advantage" when compared to the Western world in creating infrastructure in a "green, clean, and environment-friendly" way.

Air India wall collision: Foreign media simply can't believe it

15 Oct 2018

Air India wall collision: Foreign media simply can't believe it

An Air India flight's collision with a boundary wall has left foreign media absolutely bewildered.

Soon, travelers can use facial recognition biometric to enter airports

04 Oct 2018

Soon, travelers can use facial recognition biometric to enter airports

Travelers will soon be able to enter airports in the country with facial recognition biometric under the government's Digi Yatra initiative, which seeks to promote paperless and hassle-free air travel.

Railways Ministry spent Rs. 13.46cr on inaugurations via video-conferencing: RTI

23 Sep 2018

Railways Ministry spent Rs. 13.46cr on inaugurations via video-conferencing: RTI

The Railways Ministry has spent Rs. 13.46cr on the inauguration of various rail projects and services via video conferencing between Nov'14 and Sep'17, according to a reply to an RTI query.

After Jet Airways' negligence, Prabhu orders safety-audit of all airlines

20 Sep 2018

After Jet Airways' negligence, Prabhu orders safety-audit of all airlines

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu ordered a safety audit of all scheduled airlines and airports, amid recent incidents related to the safety of passengers.

India plans to construct 100 airports worth $60bn: Suresh Prabhu

04 Sep 2018

India plans to construct 100 airports worth $60bn: Suresh Prabhu

India plans to construct 100 airports at an estimated cost of $60 billion (about Rs. 4.2 lakh crore) in the next 10 to 15 years, Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu said today.

GoAir Bengaluru-Pune flight suffers technical glitch; forced to make emergency-landing

02 Sep 2018

GoAir Bengaluru-Pune flight suffers technical glitch; forced to make emergency-landing

A Pune-bound Airbus A320neo plane of GoAir from Bengaluru had to return back on Saturday after it suffered a technical snag.

Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

19 Aug 2018

Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

The Center yesterday said Kerala's Kochi Naval Base will be thrown open for commercial flight operations from the morning of August 20, bringing a huge relief to people awaiting the resumption of air service from Kochi.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical, is on life support system

16 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical, is on life support system

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted at AIIMS for the last nine weeks is critical, the premium medical institute said in a statement on Wednesday.

British Airways offloads Indian family over crying 3-year-old son

09 Aug 2018

British Airways offloads Indian family over crying 3-year-old son

In a shocking case, an Indian family has alleged their three-year-old child was threatened by a crew member of British Airways because he was crying.

Piyush Goyal proposes higher pay, rank for Railway General Managers

05 Aug 2018

Piyush Goyal proposes higher pay, rank for Railway General Managers

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has proposed a higher rank and pay scale for Railway General Managers, making them equivalent to Secretaries in Central government and at par with the state Chief Secretaries, Ministry source said.

Chandrababu Naidu, Suresh Prabhu visit Chennai-hospital to inquire about Karunanidhi

04 Aug 2018

Chandrababu Naidu, Suresh Prabhu visit Chennai-hospital to inquire about Karunanidhi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today visited a hospital in Chennai where the president of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), M Karunanidhi, has been undergoing treatment since July 28.

Air India in trouble after Newark-Mumbai passengers bitten by bed-bugs

26 Jul 2018

Air India in trouble after Newark-Mumbai passengers bitten by bed-bugs

Nearly 10 days after several business class passengers of Air India complained of bed bugs, the Maharaja has blamed "current weather conditions" for the infestation.

Ghatkopar plane crash: Prabhu assures co-pilot's husband of fair probe

26 Jul 2018

Ghatkopar plane crash: Prabhu assures co-pilot's husband of fair probe

The husband of a co-pilot, who died in a plane crash at Mumbai's Ghatkopar area last month, met Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu yesterday, who assured him of a fair investigation into the incident.

#SexualHarassment: Air-India asked to replace panel-chief after air hostess's complaint

15 Jul 2018

#SexualHarassment: Air-India asked to replace panel-chief after air hostess's complaint

Delhi High Court has asked Air India to replace the chairperson of its panel looking into the sexual harassment allegations by an air hostess against one of its senior officials.

10 lakh traders to protest against Flipkart-Walmart deal today

02 Jul 2018

10 lakh traders to protest against Flipkart-Walmart deal today

Around 10 lakh traders are launching a country-wide protest against the multibillion dollar deal between Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart and US-based retail giant Walmart.

'ReUnite': A mobile app to track missing children

29 Jun 2018

'ReUnite': A mobile app to track missing children

A mobile application for tracking missing and abandoned children was launched by Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi in New Delhi today.

New interiors, modified crew-uniforms, better menu: Air India's 'Maharaja' makeover

22 Jun 2018

New interiors, modified crew-uniforms, better menu: Air India's 'Maharaja' makeover

The debt-ridden Air India is putting its flights through a major makeover, in an attempt to lure passengers and boost business.

Monsoon splash: Run-days of Vistadome coach on Mumbai-Goa route reduced

12 Jun 2018

Monsoon splash: Run-days of Vistadome coach on Mumbai-Goa route reduced

Due to monsoons, Indian Railways have decided to run the popular Vistadome coach on the Mumbai-Goa route only on six days instead of seven.

Harley Davidson tariffs, GSP to be discussed in Indo-US talks

12 Jun 2018

Harley Davidson tariffs, GSP to be discussed in Indo-US talks

After a long-drawn tension between the US and India over trade disputes, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are set to discuss terms in Washington.

FDI in India rose 3% to $61.96bn in 2017-18: Government

08 Jun 2018

FDI in India rose 3% to $61.96bn in 2017-18: Government

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India increased to $222.75bn from $152bn, registering a growth of 3% ($61.96bn) in 2017-18, said DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek.

Was sexually harassed for 6yrs; Air India did nothing: Air-hostess

29 May 2018

Was sexually harassed for 6yrs; Air India did nothing: Air-hostess

In a letter to Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, an Air India (AI) airhostess has accused a senior executive of sexual harassment since six years.

Air India air hostess accuses senior executive of sexual harassment

29 May 2018

Air India air hostess accuses senior executive of sexual harassment

An air hostess of Air India has accused a senior executive of sexual harassment, prompting Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to ask the national carrier to take immediate steps to address the issue.

Center to finalize 'vision 2035' document, address aviation sector issues

29 May 2018

Center to finalize 'vision 2035' document, address aviation sector issues

The Center is concluding a strategic vision document for the fast-growing aviation sector in the country to address issues such as infrastructure constraints at airports, boosting air connectivity to smaller towns, and developing the local human resource.

Mumbai: Book local-train tickets via mobile app for 5% discount

23 May 2018

Mumbai: Book local-train tickets via mobile app for 5% discount

In a bid to encourage commuters of Mumbai's suburban rail network to use UTS mobile ticketing app, the Railways has planned to give 5% discounts on tickets booked via their mobile app.

Chennai, Lucknow, Guwahati airports to get new terminal buildings

02 May 2018

Chennai, Lucknow, Guwahati airports to get new terminal buildings

In a major step towards augmentation of aviation infrastructure in the country, the Center today approved a proposal to build new terminal buildings at Chennai, Lucknow, and Guwahati airports at an estimated cost of over Rs. 5,000cr.