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.
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
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
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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
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
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.
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