The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has taken notice of the case and asked American Airlines to provide a report. (Photo: Reuters)

New York-bound female cancer patient offloaded by American Airlines; DGCA seeks report

Feb 05, 2023

A female cancer patient identified as Meenakshi Sengupta, was allegedly offloaded from a New York-bound flight of American Airlines at Delhi Airport after she sought assistance from a flight attendant to keep her handbag in the overhead cabin.

On Friday, the government directed Vodafone Idea to issue shares worth Rs 16,133.1 crore at an issue price of Rs 10 per share.

Vodafone Idea equity conversion: FM Sitharaman says ‘govt not bearing company's debt’

Feb 04, 2023

The telecom company incurred the dues for use of airwaves including the interest related to payments for spectrum. Last year, the Department of Telecom computed the net present value (NPV) on the interest on the spectrum and adjusted gross revenue (AGR) on deferred statutory dues at Rs 16,133.1 crore. 

As of November 30, 2022, India had approximately 825.4 million broadband subscribers

India broadband definition updated to minimum download speed of 2 Mbps

Feb 03, 2023

Prior to this, the Telecom Department's notification in July 2013 had set 512 kbps (kilobits per second) as the minimum download speed.

As per the passenger, the airline staff initially stated that the aircraft was delayed due to inclement weather

SpiceJet staff, passengers get into verbal fight over flight delay at Delhi airport

Feb 03, 2023

According to a passenger on the Delhi-Patna aircraft (8721), the scheduled departure time was 7.20 a.m. from Terminal 3 of the airport, but the flight finally took off at around 10.10 a.m.

According to an airline spokesperson, all 184 people onboard the Boeing 737-800 were safe.

Air India Express flight from Abu Dhabi to Calicut catches fire; all passengers safe

Feb 03, 2023

Air India Express said in a statement that the aircraft landed safely and all passengers are safe.

Vikas, who works at a nearby rolls store, claims to lose roughly Rs 8,000 per day.

Bengaluru municipality bans sale of non-veg within 10 km of Aero India

Feb 03, 2023

For several years, there has been a ban on the sale and consumption of non-vegetables during the air show.

Vande Metro aims to help people living around big cities to travel to and fro in comfort between their place of work and hometowns.

First hydrogen train, Vande Metro: Indian Railways is set to transform in 2023

Feb 02, 2023

India will get its first hydrogen train by December 2023 which will be completely indigenously manufactured. Meanwhile, Vande Metro will enable people living around big cities to travel to and fro in comfort between their place of work and hometowns.

For Tuesday so far, 797 flights are scheduled to be canceled into or out of the United States.

U.S. airlines cancel over 1,000 flights over winter storm

Jan 31, 2023

A total of 1,019 flights were canceled as of 6:00 pm ET, according to flight-tracking service FlightAware.

Mumbai Police filed a chargesheet

'Captain restrained the customer', says Vistara after 45-year-old woman assaults cabin crew onboard

Jan 31, 2023

Vistara unruly customer: The woman allegedly insisted on sitting in business class despite holding an economy class ticket

Sun Pharma acquires three brands from Mumbai based Aksigen Hospital Care to boost anti-inflammatory portfolio

Sun Pharma acquires three brands from Mumbai based Aksigen Hospital Care to boost anti-inflammatory portfolio

Jan 30, 2023

Sun Pharma’s strategy has been a mix of organic and inorganic growth. The company has also been launching new drugs for the domestic and global market.

WHO recommends national stockpiles for radiological and nuclear emergencies

WHO recommends national stockpiles for radiological and nuclear emergencies

Jan 30, 2023

The recommendation assumes significance for India, as the country has had several radiation emergencies in the past.

The Delhi Police had registered an FIR against Mishra on January 4

Air India 'pee-gate' case: Delhi Court reserves order on bail plea of accused

Jan 30, 2023

Mishra had moved a fresh bail plea seeking bail in the Air India urination case on Friday.

Some foreign financial institutions will be included in the scope of the carbon reduction tool, the central bank said. (Image: Reuters)

China central bank to roll over lending tools to spur growth

Jan 30, 2023

The People's Bank of China will roll over a lending tool for supporting carbon emission reduction to the end of 2024, and extend a relending tool for promoting the clean use of coal to the end of 2023, the bank said in a statement on its website.

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)

Indian Oil Corporation begins exporting aviation fuel for the first time

Jan 29, 2023

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has begun exporting aviation fuel, which is needed to fly tiny planes and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Go First currently has 37 aircraft in operation.

Go First to get Rs 210 crore under govt's credit line guarantee scheme: CEO Kaushik Khona

Jan 29, 2023

The airline, which received Rs 210 crores from the promoters last month, aims to have 53 operational aircraft in its fleet by the start of April this year

Rathore was apprehended and detained.

‘Hijacked’: Dubai engineer falsely tweets about Jaipur plane, gets arrested

Jan 27, 2023

The passenger tweeted that his plane had been "hijacked" after the flight was diverted to Delhi, mentioning Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Bank holidays February 2023: Banks to be closed for 10 days next month; check list here

Bank holidays February 2023: Banks to be closed for 10 days next month; check list here

Jan 27, 2023

Bank holidays February 2023: The holidays will come into effect under three categories, including ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act’, ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real Time Gross Settlement Holiday’ and ‘Banks’ Closing of Accounts’.

Housing demand is likely to sustain through 2023: Colliers

Union Budget 2023: Colliers’ seven expectations for real estate sector

Jan 27, 2023

The real estate sector has shown strong signs of recovery through 2022. Here are some key suggestions by real estate experts to ensure sustained growth of the sector through 2023.

The SBI said in an exchange filing that its normal services across branches are likely to be impacted due to the strike from January 30 to January 31. 

SBI Bank strike: Services likely to be impacted as unions call for 2-day strike ahead of Budget

Jan 27, 2023

SBI claims that necessary arrangements have been made to ensure that services run normally across its branches and offices during the course of the strike. 

Tata Group took over the operations of debt-laden Air India a year ago, on 27 January 2022, from the Central government

Air India completes one year with Tata Group; CEO says progress has been ‘nothing short of stunning’

Jan 27, 2023

Air India CEO Campbell Wilson said the airline has also spent time on many ambitious initiatives such as merging Air India Express with Air Asia, or Vistara with Air India, or kicking off the establishment of a new InfoTech Centre, or an Aviation Academy.

Under its new owners, Air India is looking to restore its reputation at home and overseas as a storied carrier with impeccable service and world-class planes.

Tata's Air India to seal half of jumbo plane order with Boeing, others

Jan 27, 2023

After months of closely-guarded, tough negotiations, Air India is set to place an order for 190 Boeing 737 MAX narrowbody planes as well as some 20 Boeing 787s and 10 Boeing 777X.