With nearly 7,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hrs, India records biggest surge for 4th day

It took seven days for the cases to climb from 20,000 to 30,000. The disease’s doubling rate, which is defined as the average period it takes for a twofold rise, decreased from 13.9 days on May 18– the day the cases hit 100,000 – to 13.1 on Sunday.

Middle seat bookings on special Air India flights till June 6: Supreme Court

Air India may operate non-scheduled relief and rescue flights on international routes with middle seat booking till June 6, the Supreme Court ordered on Monday, partially modifying the Bombay high court order of May 22 which had mandated the national carrier to keep middle seats vacant while flying home Indians stranded abroad.

80 Flights Cancelled on First Day Domestic Flights Resume in India After Two-Month Hiatus

On 20 May, the federal Civil Aviation Ministry announced the resumption of domestic flights from 25 May. On Sunday, Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri said the government is hopeful of resuming international flight services before July if the situation normalises.

Supreme Court allows Air India to fly for ten days with middle seats filled in scheduled aircraft

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Centre and national carrier Air India to keep operating its scheduled flights with the middle seats filled for the next ten days while observing that the government should be more worried about the health of citizens rather than the health of commercial airlines. The top court […]

Year of Tragedy: Locust Invasion Now Wreaking Havoc in Central India – Video

Next in the row #2020 is Locust swarms. For d first time it is reported at Panna Tiger Reserve at MP. Quite a worrying future ahead, imagine the plight of the farmers and their hard earned produces. The world knows the catastrophe of these locust swarms. Pic via @PannaTigerResrv pic.twitter.com/5Ud4SMIrHK

Ladakh standoff: India ups troop strength to combat China’s 5,000

At present, the Chinese Army has diverted its troops carrying out a massive exercise on their side of the LAC and deployed them at short notice across the Line of Actual Control in the areas under the Indian Army’s 81 and 114 Brigades deployed to counter the Chinese assertions from Daulat Beg Oldie and adjoining […]

India reaches out to Pakistan to fight locusts

Analysts spotlight that despite established protocols, it is not clear whether Pakistan will respond positively to India’s proposal, given the downturn in New Delhi-Islamabad ties — evident in their inability to work together on a collective regional response against COVID-19 under the SAARC framework. The source said that it remains to be seen whether Pakistan […]

Peace on Line of Actual Control can help solve India-China border issue: Army chief

“I would like to give this commitment and assurance on my part that whatever you produce, we will take. Let it be Mk1 [initial version], the improvements will continue and there will be a MkI and a MkII,” he had said which was welcomed by the industry.

Lockdown eludes Mrs India Kerala Sasilekha prestigious honour she wins

Other selected personalities who figure in the list include, Dr. G Kalpana IAS, (Additional chief secretary, Dept of Youth Empowerment and Sports, Government of Karnataka), Major General Elizabeth John, IHQ, MOD (Indian Army), Isha Pant IPS, (Deputy commissioner of police, Command Centre, Bangalore), Manjula Naidu (First Woman Mayor of Bengaluru), Dr Usha Mohan and Dr […]

PIA to operate another flight to India from this month

LAHORE: The Pakistan International Airlines has decided to operate another flight to India from this month after an increase in number of passengers travelling between the two countries, officials said today. Earlier, the PIA was operating only one flight a week from Lahore. “We have decided to operate another flight from Lahore to New Delhi […]