So, will 100 new airports, seaports and heliports be possible in the next four years? The answer could well be No, unless there are dedicated helicopter airlines since the segment is currently reliant only on the state-owned Pawan Hans, which has been up for privatisation, without success.Ameya Joshi runs the aviation analysis website Network Thoughts. … [Read more...] about Where will 100 new airports come up by 2024?
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Commemorated since 1988, the World AIDS Day always has a theme, and this year it is "global solidarity, shared responsibility". World-over, 78 million people have been infected with HIV and 35 million have died from the illness since the first case was detected more than 35 years ago, according to UNAIDS. … [Read more...] about World AIDS Day: Is India winning the fight against new HIV infections?
Blotnick: The venue is super intimate. It’s a couple of shipping containers fitted together, and it has about 70 folding chairs in a sort of in-the-round style. You can see people’s faces and watch them react to things. There was a night of figuring out what things they were interested in and where the lulls in the set were. I have a couple of crowd work-y bits, and I figured out right out the gate that the Glasgow accent is almost too thick for this world. There was one Scottish guy who was saying the word ‘bird,’ and it sounded very much like ‘butt,’ so I was like, ‘You like butts?’ And he and everybody else was like, ‘He said birds!’ And I’m like, ‘Oh my god!’ … [Read more...] about 4 rising comics explain the thrilling, grueling Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where everyone wants to be the next ‘Fleabag’
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections are slated to be held on 1 December. The polls have gained a lot of attention nationally due to a high pitch campaign and war of words between Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). … [Read more...] about KCR faces BJP, AIMIM scare in Hyderabad municipal polls
Malik said since the Goa Airport reopened for domestic travel, the passenger flow has returned to 70-75 percent now compared to last year, and is expected to pick up further next month, which is the peak tourist season in the state. "The domestic passenger footfalls are expected to cross 80 percent in December," he said. … [Read more...] about Goa’s domestic air passenger traffic returning to normal: Official