IndiGo Flight Delhi-Doha Diverted To Karachi Amid Medical Emergency
An IndiGo flight diverted to Karachi after a medical emergency was reported onboard. On March 13, an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Doha suddenly had to divert after a passenger Abdullah, a 60-year-old Nigerian national fell ill. Despite attempts to save him, the passenger died on board, confirmed the flight service. The flight was halted at Karachi airport for nearly five hours, and returned to Delhi.
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Rapido Bike Services Ban From Plying Roads: Mumbai Transport
After Delhi, the Maharashtra Government also banned bike taxi services like Rapido, Ola Moto and Uber Moto to ply on the streets. The transport department has warned bike taxis against plying on the roads of Delhi. The first offence by the aggregators could lead to a fine of Rs 5,000, while the second offence could lead to a fine of Rs 10,000 and imprisonment up to a year, said notice.
Tags: Travel, Rapido Bike, Banned, Transport Service, Maharashtra(175), Delhi-NCR
PM Modi To Inaugurate Rajasthan Leg Of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway
PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the first completed section, Delhi–Dausa–Lalsot of the Delhi Mumbai Expressway to the nation. The expressway will be a major boost to economic development and will reduce travel time between Delhi to Rajasthan to 3.5-hours, from the previous 5-hours. In addition, the expressway will also connect Delhi-Mumbai, cutting travel time to 12-hours. The expressway is built for Rs 12,150 crores.
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Expressway Inauguration, Rajasthan Leg Expressway, Indian government, Travel
Courtesy: India Today
MiG 29K Fighter Flight Crashes Near Goa Coast, IAF Issues Statement
In a breaking incident, a MiG 29K fighter aircraft crashed over sea on a routine sortie off Goa coast after it developed a technical malfunction while returning to base. On October 12, the pilot ejected safely and was recovered in a swift search and rescue operation. The incident was confirmed by the Indian Navy in an official statement. Furthermore, a Board of Inquiry (BoI)… read-more
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Indian Railways Announces 179 Special Trains Amid Festival Rush
Amid festivities in India, the Indian Railways left no stone unturned in providing convenience to passengers, by adding additional trains for convenience. On October 5, the Indian Railways announced 2,269 trips of 179 pairs of special trains. The decision will be taken in the view of extra rush amid Navratri, Durga Puja, so that loved ones can reunite and celebrate festivals. The special trains will be run till Chhath Puja.
Tags: Travel, Indian Railways, special trains, Festivals In India, Additional Trains
Courtesy: Zee News India
Indian Railways Serves Special Food Menu For Navratri
The Indian Railways has come up with a special menu for all travellers on the occasion of Navratri, from September 26 to October 5. The Railways Ministry made the announced over a tweet, and the food can be ordered from the ‘Food on Track’ app. The nine-day long festival of Shardiya Navratri has begun on September 26. The festival is dedicated to Maa Durga and her nine avatars.
Tags: Navratri, Indian Railways, Train Food, Festival Food, Travel
Mumbai Airport Handles 1,30,374 Passengers In 24 Hours, Highest Since Pandemic
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) handled 1,30,374 passengers in 24 hours on September 17, making it the highest since the beginning of the pandemic. The growth in footfall is reportedly due to rising flight movements, newer destinations and an increase in airline’s capacity. Also, on September 17, CSMIA witnessed 839 total flight movements. Meanwhile, IndiGo, Air India and Emirates stand at the top three spots.… read-more
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Air India Muscat-Cochin Flights Reported Smoke, Passengers Evacuated Midway
An Air India Express flight reported smoke via slides, leading to evacuation of passengers, on September 14. The flight from Muscat-Cochin had 141 passengers and six crew members on board, who were safely rescued with an assurance of relief flight. Furthermore, no injuries have been reported, confirmed a statement from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Meanwhile, the details of the incident is awaited.
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India Signs MoU With Bangladesh To Strengthen Inter-Governmental Railway Co-Op
India and Bangladesh signed an MoU to deepen the inter-governmental railway co-operation between both the nations. Earlier on June 1, Minister of Railways of India and Bangladesh Railway Minister held a meeting to achieve a similar motive. India has also agreed to train Bangladesh Railway employees. This is has been made possible with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina’s recent visit to India.
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Kochi Metros Launches Freedom Ride For Rs 10 On Independence Day
Under the "Freedom Travel" initiative, the Kochi Metro authority launched the scheme, which allows travel to commuters at Rs 10 only. Launched on August 15, as a part of the "Aazadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" travellers can take any distance ticket taken from any station in between 6 am to 11 pm, will be for Rs 10. The freedom ride, in association with MyByk will begin from JLN Stadium.
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