• Wed, Jan 29, 2020
  • Air India is likely to operate a flight service to Wuhan in Central China to evacuate Indians stuck in the city due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, sources said on Tuesday.
    Air India likely to deploy evacuation flight to Wuhan on Jan 31: Sources
    However, when contacted, the airline's CMD Ashwani Lohani said that the airline is prepared to operate the flight, but did not divulge the date of commencing the service.The airline is expected to operate a flight using Boeing 747.Earlier, India's civil aviation regulator DGCA gave its clearance to the airline to operate the Mumbai-Delhi-Wuhan flight.Highly-placed sources said that Civil Aviation Secretary P.S. Kharola had back-to-back consultation here on Tuesday with Air India officials about operating the special flight.According to sources, the major worry with regards to evacuating Indians from Wuhan and other affected areas is about screening the people boarding the flight.Moreover, the passengers have to be constantly monitored during the flight and have to be quarantined after reaching Delhi. Do we have the required infrastructure...
  • Sandeep asks Kejriwal for CWG corruption proof Sandeep asks Kejriwal for CWG corruption proof

    Dikshit said neither the CAG nor the CBI could found any evidence against her. However, the wild allegations dented her image, the CWG Games and also maligned the nation.

  • Assam CM distributes land pattas to indigenous landless people Assam CM distributes land pattas to indigenous landless people

    Sonowal said that around 34,000 landless families were handed over land pattas across state during the day.

  • Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear plea for enhanced compensation on Wednesday Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear plea for enhanced compensation on Wednesday

    The Centre is seeking directions to Union Carbide and other firms to pay an additional amount of Rs 7,844 crore, which is over and above the earlier settlement amount of $470 million in 1989, as...

  • Nirbhaya convict claims 'forced to have sex' with co-accused Nirbhaya convict claims 'forced to have sex' with co-accused

    Levelling serious accusations against the Tihar Jail authorities, Mukesh's lawyer added that her 32-year-old client was forced to have sex in front of other prisoners.

  • ED summons PFI, linked NGO officials in PMLA probe case ED summons PFI, linked NGO officials in PMLA probe case

    The agency is also probing the remittances and withdrawal of funds from 9 bank accounts of Rehab India, officials said, apart from a deposit of Rs 20 lakh from Dubai in its accounts.

  • Ex Bihar minister and RJD MLA Abdul Gafoor dies Ex Bihar minister and RJD MLA Abdul Gafoor dies

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed profound grief over Gafoor's death and announced that his funeral rites (burial) will be carried out with full state honours, an official release said.

  • Armed man threatens Shaheen Bagh protesters to end agitation, overpowered Armed man threatens Shaheen Bagh protesters to end agitation, overpowered

    The protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act at Shaheen Bagh, primarily led by women, has been witnessing supporters flocking in thousands everyday.

  • Land procurement process begins for installation of Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya Land procurement process begins for installation of Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya

    Talking to PTI, the DM said, We have invited objections, so the owners can submit those within 15 days. The unauthorised occupants of the land will have to vacate it.

  • Pune Police yet to hand over Koregaon-Bhima case to NIA Pune Police yet to hand over Koregaon-Bhima case to NIA

    Minorities Affairs Minister Nawab Malik termed the case totally fabricated and intended to defame Dalit and human rights activists.