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CM Pinarayi Vijayan Hails Kerala’s First Woman Commercial Pilot

May 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Pinarayi Vijayan, on his Facebook page, said the life of Jeni, who fought against circumstances and realised her dreams, is a great inspiration to women and ordinary people.

Air India Pilots Write Letter, Warn Of 'Industrial Action' Over Wage Cut

Dec 24, 2020 PTI

In April, Air India had reduced its pilots' salary by up to 70 per cent to partially offset the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its finances.

Chuck Yeager, First To Break Sound Barrier, Dies At 97

The World War II pilot was from a small town in the hills of West Virginia, and flew for more than 60 years.

MiG-29K Crash: Missing Pilot Ejected Before Crash, Navy Continues Search

Dec 01, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Intensive aerial, coastal and surface search by Indian Navy ships and aircraft is in progress to locate Commander Nishant Singh.

Taiwan Grounds All F-16 Fighter Jets For Checks After One Goes Missing

The plane's disappearance follows the crash of an F-5E fighter during a training mission last month that killed the pilot.

29 June, 2020

International Airlines Initiate Probe Against Pak Pilots Over Fake Licence Case: Report


Pakistan's Aviation Minister said last week that the government had asked various commercial airlines, flying clubs and charter companies to ground a total of 262 pilots until investigations into their qualifications were completed.

06 October, 2019

BSF Pilot Accused Of Impersonating Senior To Fly Amit Shah's Plane Resigns

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, throughout June and July, engineering and construction firm Larsen and Toubro (L&T) received a series of emails from the BSF Air Wing, which flies Shah, requesting Sangwan be given a chance to fly L&T flights.

09 September, 2019

23-Year-Old Tribal From Odisha's Malkangiri Becomes First Female Pilot To Fly Commercial Plane

Outlook Web Bureau

Twenty-three-year-old Anupriya Lakra's dream of becoming a pilot has become a reality seven years after she quit engineering studies midway and joined an aviation academy at Malkangiri in 2012

30 July, 2019

Panic Among Passengers After Mumbai-Bound Indigo Flight Aborts Take Off At Last Minute

Outlook Web Bureau

The Mumbai-bound flight's take-off was aborted at the last minute by the pilot after detecting a technical snag in the aircraft's wheels.

17 July, 2019

Mumbai-Delhi Vistara Flight With Low Fuel Makes Emergency Landing In Lucknow

Outlook Web Bureau

The pilot made a 'Fuel Mayday' call, which is issued when an aircraft starts tapping into its emergency fuel reserves.

01 June, 2019

Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh Becomes First Woman Fighter Pilot To Fly Hawk Jet

Outlook Web Bureau

Singh has undertaken many practice missions, which involved firing of rockets, guns and dropping high calibre bombs, and also participated in various Air Force Level flying exercises, the release said


16 April, 2019

‘Proud To Be Flown By A Lady’, Says Priyanka Gandhi Praising Her Helicopter Pilot

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress leader was flying to Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur Sikri for an election rally.

14 April, 2019

1,100 Jet Airways Pilots Say They Will Not Fly From Monday

Outlook Web Bureau

Jet Airways is at present under the management control of SBI-led consortium of lenders after the approval of a debt-rejig plan last month, which also led its founder chairman Naresh Goyal to quit.

30 March, 2019

Pilot Flying Footballer Who Died Was 'Color Blind, Unqualified': Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The report said the pilot, David Ibbotson, was colour blind, which would have automatically disqualified him from night flights.

08 March, 2019

Pakistan Registers FIR Against 'Unknown' Indian Air Force Pilots For Bombing Trees: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The First Information Report was filed by the forestry department on Friday against pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) for bombing and destroying trees in the Balakot area

04 March, 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Flying Fighter Plane Again Depends On His Fitness: IAF Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Queried about the number of terrorists killed in the February 26 IAF attack in Balkot, Pakistan, he said it was for the government to give out the number.

03 March, 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Undergoes Debriefings By Security Agencies

Outlook Web Bureau

Varthaman arrived in the national capital by an IAF flight at around 11:45 pm Friday, nearly two-and-half hours after he crossed over to India through the Attari-Wagah border.


02 March, 2019

Abhinandan Varthaman Says He Was Subjected To Mental Harassment By Pak Military: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier in the day, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa met Wing Commander Varthaman at the Army RR Hospital in New Delhi.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz