Khalistani leader warning

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Don't Fly On Air India On Nov 19, Warning Of Khalistani Leader To Sikhs

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a leader of the Khalistan movement and the head of the banned organisation Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), has released a video once again, in which he issued a threat to disrupt Air India flights on November 19. In a video bearing the Sikhs For Justice watermark, Pannun can be heard saying, "We urge the Sikh community to refrain from traveling on Air India.

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 - 05:52 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Khalistani terrorist, Sikhs, Video Threat, Air India, warning

Tootpaset, toothgel ban in flights

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No Mouthwash For Pilots, Crew, Says New Rule Of DGCA

In the latest directive issued by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), pilots and crew can't use any mouthwash during flights. The directive was issued after being convinced that these products, which have alcoholic content, with some mouthwashes reporting even a higher content than, say, cough syrup and strong beer. This is part of the changes in the procedure for medical examination of aircraft personnel for alcohol consumption.… read-more

Thu, 02 Nov 2023 - 10:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Airlines , New Rules, pilot, Mouthwash, DGCA

United Airlines

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Only White, Young Female Attendants On Flights": Airlines Sued For Discrimination

A recent lawsuit alleges that US-based United Airlines shows a preference for flight attendants with specific features and age groups on charter flights serving professional and college sports teams. Media sources confirmed, two United Airlines flight attendants claim in a lawsuit that they were passed over for the plum assignment because the players prefer a "certain look" of "white, young, thin women who are predominately blond and blue-… read-more

Wed, 01 Nov 2023 - 12:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Airlines , Discrimination, Legal News, Sued, Flights, United Airlines

Courtesy: NDTV

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Dedicates 77-kms New Bhandu New Sanand Section

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday dedicated to the nation the 77-km New Bhandu-New Sanand section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor that will help speed up the transport of goods from ports and manufacturing hubs in the region. Sixty goods trains that earlier used the passenger rail routes on this section have been shifted to the freight corridor, leading to faster movement of passenger trains.

Mon, 30 Oct 2023 - 06:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Indian government, 77km corridor, Travel, National

Courtesy: First Post

Metro Line

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Mumbai Metro Phase-1 Will Be Operational In December End

In Mumbai, phase-1 of the metro line, Bandra Kurla Complex to densely congested MIDC Marol Naka, or Terminals 1 and 2, is said to be operational from year end, announced the concerned authority. According to sources, phase 3 of the Metro Line 3 or ‘Aqua Line’ Metro Rail Corridor that links South Mumbai’s Colaba/Cuffe Parade to BKC to Aarey Colony and SEEPZ, all set to become fully operational in December-January.

Fri, 27 Oct 2023 - 09:04 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai, Metro, Indian Railways, Metro Phase, Mumbai Citizens

Off-duty pilot

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Off Duty Pilot Allegedly Tried Shutting Down Engine Midair

In a shocking incident, an off-duty pilot allegedly tried shutting down the engine in midflight. According to sources, pilot Joseph David Emerson was traveling with Alaska Airlines and was in the cockpit area with other pilots when he made an attempt to stop the San Francisco-bound flight, which was later diverted to Portland, Oregon. David has been detained and charged with 83 counts, including attempted murder.

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 01:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Airlines , pilot, Off-duty, Crew, Akasa Airlines

Courtesy: Mid-Day

Smriti Irani

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Smriti Irani Wants To Change 7 Railway Station Names In Amethi, Writes To Railway Minister

Ahead of the 2024 National Elections, Union Minister Smriti Irani wrote a letter to the Indian Railway Minister, demanding change of station names. Dates October 21, in the letter, Irani sought name change for stations in Amethi;  Kasimpur should be changed to Jayas City. 2. Jayas to Guru Gorakhnath. 3. Bani to Swami Paramhans. Misrauli to Maa Kalikan, Nihalgarh to Maharaj Bijli Pasi, and two others, to the Indian Railways.

Sat, 21 Oct 2023 - 04:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: railway minister, smriti irani, Indian government, Letter, amethi

Courtesy: The Statesman

France airport crowd

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8 French Airports Shut Down, Evacuated Forcefully Amid Security Concerns

Amid a bomb threat, eight French airports were forcefully evacuated on October 18. Strasbourg airport in eastern France said it was evacuated due to a bomb threat. Moreover, Nantes airport in Western France was also evacuated noting the same reason. However, evacuated earlier, the airports of Biarritz and Toulouse in the southwest, Lille in the north and Lyon-Bron in the southeast said that operations were resuming following a police… read-more

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: French Airports, France, security concerns, Travel, Police operations


Railway Tracks

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Tragic Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Accident Averted With Emergency Break

The vigilant loco pilots of the Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express avoided a potentially catastrophic accident, saving the high-speed train from derailing. At approximately 09:55 hrs, the train abruptly stopped in the Gangarar-Soniyana section due to a dangerous obstruction on the tracks. The incident unfolded under the jurisdiction of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) post in Bhilwara. This deliberate act of sabotage could have resulted in… read-more

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 06:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Udaipur-Jaipur Train, Vande Bharat Express, Tragedy Averted, Train Accident

Viral hack of young travellers

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Ultimate Hack To Sleep Peacefully In Crowded Train Is Viral On Internet

The ultimate jugad (hack) of a passenger travelling in a crowded train is now being viral as a hit idea, amongst people. Viral on social media, a young man can be seen resting happily on a makeshift hammock made from a bedsheet, which he anchored on all four sides by the coach's top sleepers. This hack in a crowded sleeper coach of train is gaining likes and views from netizens.

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 - 10:26 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Viral Hack, Indian Railways, young man, Bizarre, Social Media

Courtesy: India Times