Says Shakti Lumba, an industry veteran who had held senior positions in IndiGo and Alliance Air: "An aircraft in control does not crash. They only crash once the pilot loses control: The question is why? Reasons can be attributable and not attributable to the pilot. To determine, there is a through investigation to help us learn and change how things are done, made, designed and operated." … [Read more...] about Air India Express crash | Do investigators take the easy way out by blaming pilots?
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Life insurance is critical to protect your dependants in case something unfortunate were to happen to you. This will ensure that your loved ones are financially secure in case of any eventuality. Insurance companies offer two kinds of policies – pure risk cover and investment-cum-risk policies. It’s advisable to opt for pure risk insurance cover (Term plans) with add-ons such as disability cover, accidental death cover and critical illness cover, based on your specific needs. Insurance should be used only for protection and should not be combined with investment. Investment-based policies such as Unit Linked Insurance Plans (ULIPs) and endowment plans are expensive and offer much lower amount of cover for the same amount of premium as compared to term plans. … [Read more...] about 3 critical steps to take before you start investing
Asked about teaching in mother tongue or regional languages proposed by the NEP, Sisodia said, "I totally agree that the medium of instruction should be the home language in the initial years so that the foundation is strong, but I believe it should be limited to the foundation years or the pre-primary stage. Taking it up to Class 5 is not a good idea." … [Read more...] about NEP’s proposal to make board exams easy will not address issue of rote learning: Manish Sisodia
The WHO says the higher estimates are the result of a better understanding about pollution-related diseases, and monitoring technology that takes account of more demographic groups, including communities in rural areas. Heart disease and stroke account for 80% of outdoor pollution deaths, it says, and 60% of indoor deaths. … [Read more...] about 1 in 8 Deaths Globally Are Linked To Air Pollution
For the uninitiated, it all started when a video about weird comments was uploaded on the YouTube channel Slayy Point. The video captioned “BINOD. Who is Binod???” lists all the weird comments the content creators of the channel receive on their videos. And, one such comment that has received several likes was 'Binod' from a person with username Binod Tharu. … [Read more...] about Why is ‘Binod’ trending? Know all about Indian Twitter’s latest viral trend