Amid the emergence of a new COVID variant, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday said the situation is being closely monitored and reviewed in consultation with other ministries regarding "any further decision" on resuming scheduled international passenger services.
The CBI has closed a case against former Air India CMD Arvind Jadhav and others over alleged corruption in the appointments of General Managers after the central government refused to grant its sanction to prosecute him, officials said.
Kushinagar is the final resting place of Gautama Buddha where he attained Mahaparinirvana after his death and is among the most important pilgrim spots for Buddhists.
The event will be attended by the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa and a 125-member delegation which will include 110 Buddhist monks.
The order stated that the decision was taken after taking into consideration the recent demand for air travel.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation stated the aviation employees would be test for drugs before being employed by their respective aviation companies from next year.
The number of forms to be filled to operate drones in the country have been reduced to six in draft ‘Drone Rules, 2021’ in comparison to 25 forms mentioned in the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2021, it said.
Embraer is a once in a century opportunity for India to leapfrog in the aerospace industry, and India should not be caught up in economic philosophies of how to acquire it.
Scindia is expected to boost the aviation sector that has been drastically hit by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
While airlines have been forced to ground airplanes in the absence of passengers, airport operators too had to close down a few terminals.
Air India had on May 4 said it would vaccinate all its employees by month-end
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.
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday permitted the Telangana government to use drones for 'conducting experimental delivery of vaccines' beyond the visual line of sight.
The government has started the process to sell its entire 100% stake in Air India that has been in losses since it merged with Indian Airlines in 2007.
The latest directives come against the backdrop of rising number of coronavirus cases in certain parts of the country even as domestic air traffic is improving.
Passengers recounted a terrifying ordeal that began to unfold shortly after the plane full of vacationers took off.
The Ministry said that the new limits will remain in force up to March 31, 2021 or until further orders.
Airlines permitted to fly only 80 pc of pre-COVID flights till March-end: Govt
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.