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TRAI gives green signal, soon flyers to access mobile and internet services on-board aircraft 19.1.2018 DNA: Popular News
Flyers in India would soon be able to access mobile and internet services on board aircraft as telecom regulator on Friday recommended allowing these services as part of in-flight connectivity in the Indian airspace. However, the operation of mobile communication on aircraft (MCA) services should be permitted with minimum height restriction of 3,000 metres in Indian airspace, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said in its recommendations on ‘In-Flight Connectivity’. The height restriction is placed to avoid accessing the terrestrial mobile networks. Trai said 83% of the passengers would prefer airlines that provided internet connections. Air passengers expect the same kind of connectivity on board as they do at home or office. Also, there was an increasing interest in use of mobile phones on aircraft, Trai said, adding that already over 30 airlines, and 40 jurisdictions, allow such usage on board. The Department of Telecommunications had sought views of Trai in August last year on this matter. ...
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Unemployable youth limit India's growth: Minister Hegde 19.1.2018 Sify Finance
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Crude at $60 conducive to revenue growth: Air India CMD 19.1.2018 Sify Finance
Crude oil prices at around $60 per barrel is the "ideal" level for Air India to sustain its new-found revenue growth, the airline's Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Pradeep Singh Kharola said.
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100 accessible websites of various state governments/uts under accessible india campaign launched 19.1.2018 Govt of india: PIB

In a path breaking initiative to empower Persons with Disabilities, 100 Accessible websites of various State Governments/UTs under Accessible India Campaign were launched by the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot on the occasion of ‘National

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UDAN plagued by the problem of plenty 19.1.2018 Rediff: Business
Modi's 'UDAN' project faces fund crunch as too many airlines have come on board
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Kingfisher Airlines case: Court orders issuance of arrest warrent against Vijay Mallya 18.1.2018 DNA: Top News
A court has directed issuance of arrest warrant against defaulter businessman Vijay Mallya and 18 others in the Kingfisher Airlines case, on a complaint filed by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO). The probe agency, which comes under the corporate affairs ministry, has come across various violations of companies law in the case related to Kingfisher Airlines, which was grounded in 2012. A Special Court, constituted under the Companies Act, in Bengaluru has directed issuance of arrest warrants against Mallya and 18 others, according to a court document. Mallya, who has been based in the UK for a long time, is wanted in India for Kingfisher Airlines' default on loans worth nearly Rs 9,000 crore and some other matters. As per the document, the amount involved in the case is heavy and that warrant has to be issued against all the accused. Besides, the court has ordered registering of a "special criminal case" against the 19 entities. Following its investigation, the SFIO had red-flagged a slew of ...
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Kuwait's Jazeera Airways embarks on new journey to Ahmedabad 18.1.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 18 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, recently inaugurated flights into Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
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L&T Technology services wins USD 50 mn Avionics contract from Global Aerospace Electronic systems manufacturer 18.1.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 18 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): L&T Technology Services Limited (NSE: LTTS), an established global pure-play engineering R&D services company, today announced that it has won a landmark
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7 sectors that will hire MBAs in 2018 18.1.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Risk management, shipping, aviation -- the options are many.
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AxisRooms completes integration and connectivity to Goomo.com 17.1.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 17 (ANI): AxisRooms, the leading hotel channel manager and full suite hotel technology provider, has completed integration with Goomo, an online travel agent for ramping up its hotel
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Air India sale to go on, but suggestions welcome: Minister 17.1.2018 Sify Finance
"Suggestions" on Air India's strategic divestment are welcome but the proposed stake sale in the debt-ridden national carrier will go on, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju has said.
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Govt withdraws Haj subsidy 17.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Govt withdraws Haj subsidy
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Haj loses subsidy for greater cause 17.1.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The Centre has decided there will be no subsidy for Haj from this year. Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi told reporters here that despite the withdrawal of the subsidy, a record number of 1.75 lakh Muslims will undertake the pilgrimage this year from India. A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court had fixed 2022 as the deadline for the subsidy to the ended. "The Supreme Court had, during the Congress regime in 2012, directed that the Haj subsidy be done away with. Hence, in the new policy, as per the recommendations of a committee, we have decided to do away with the Haj subsidy gradually," he said. Naqvi also said that the Saudi Arabian government has in-principle agreed to allow Haj journey from India by ships and officials of the two countries will sit together to finalise the modalities. "This is part of our policy to empower minorities with dignity and without appeasement," Naqvi said. Sources in the government termed it a "reformist" step. However, officials in the ministry told DNA ...
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Pistol cartridges, gold seized at Jaipur airport 15.1.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The security scanners at Jaipur airport worked with extra caution this Sankranti as four pistol cartridges were caught with a passenger late on Saturday evening, while, about 1.2 kilograms of gold was found in a parcel early Sunday morning. The 50-year-old passenger, Jai Gopal Chauhan, was in city for a private meeting and was on his way to Lucknow. “An FIR was launched under section 3/25 of Arms Act, and he was arrested on spot. He was then presented in court today, and the court ordered to keep him under judicial custody,” said Jaiprakash, sub inspector, Sanganer police station. “He was alone and had come to Jaipur to attend a meeting. He was from Kanpur and his license belonged to Uttar Pradesh. This license was not valid in Rajasthan,” he added. “The cartridges were found in the handbag of the passenger who was leaving the city by Jet Airways,” informed a senior official of airport authority. In addition to this,1.2kg gold was found in the Air Asia cargo luggage, the official said. “A parcel was ...
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What ISRO is doing to put Indians into space 14.1.2018 Rediff: Interviews
The astronaut's suit is already done by a Baroda company and has been tested.
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Ruckus erupts at Imphal airport 14.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Ruckus erupts at Imphal airport
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Pawan Hans chopper carrying ONGC officers crashes off Mumbai coast, 5 bodies found 13.1.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
A Pawan Hans helicopter with seven people on-board, including five ONGC officers and two pilots, crashed off the Mumbai coast minutes after it took off for the state-owned company's oil installation in the Arabian sea. So far, five bodies have been recovered, the Coast Guard and the Navy said in their statements. Search operation is on for other missing persons. The Pawan Hans helicopter with five Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) officers, including three of the level of Deputy General Managers, went missing around 10.40 hours today. ONGC, Coast Guard and Navy pressed helicopters and speed boats as soon as the information of the chopper going missing was received at the Juhu helibase. ONGC has key oil and gas fields off the Mumbai coast and Pawan Hans helicopters routinely ferry company employees and officers to the oil installations that are situated as far as 160 kilometres from the coastline. The field in the offshore include Mumbai High, the nation's largest oil field and Bassein fields, the ...
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Pawan Hans chopper crashes off Mumbai coast, 4 bodies found 13.1.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The chopper Dauphin N3 had gone missing after taking off from Juhu aerodrome at 10.30 am.
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Post sell-off, govt likely to hold 26% stake in Air India 12.1.2018 Rediff: Business
Government believes privatisation would increase the airline's efficiency and make it profitable, enriching the value of the remaining stake with it.
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Jet airways sacks air hostess for smuggling foreign currency 12.1.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 11 (ANI): The Jet airways on Thursday terminated services of the air hostess, who was recently arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for carrying US dollars worth
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