By population, Meerut, Jamshedpur, Kota and Dhanbad remain the four urban clusters without an active airport in the city or in the vicinity. Ironically, all three have airports that have one issue or the other. Jamshedpur had seen active air service by Air Deccan and Kingfisher Airlines. The airport was one of the first to be up for grabs under the RCS-UDAN scheme but Air Deccan couldn’t offer services. Obstacles on the approach path make it impossible for ATR aircraft to land at Jamshedpur. The city is a prime candidate for a greenfield airport. … [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?
Cohen: It’s just fucking exhausting, but it’s the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done, because now other shows are just going to feel like a breeze. Whatever my schedule ends up being next, I’m going to be so confident because there’s nothing that compares to doing this. It’s just grueling. But I think I’ve gotten much better at it. It was mostly a mental thing. My anxiety was crazy, and now I’ve had to tackle it full on. Fringe is like . . . if I was scared of butterflies, it’d be like sticking my head in a box of butterflies. That’s what I’m doing, and butterflies are actually beautiful if you think about it. But they are bugs. … [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
I had a birthday coming up, and my mom asked me what I wanted. The first thing that popped into my head: a really great pajama set. I thought that a proper pair of pj’s (more than my husband, two kids, and mortgage) might finally make me a true adult. My mom responded with Eberjey’s Gisele PJ Set. I’ve been thanking her ever since. … [Read more...] about This cozy Eberjey pajama set doubles as loungewear