The Ghatkopar crashSingh cites the example of the investigations into the crash of a Beechcraft King Air aircraft in Mumbai, in 2018, that led to the death of five people. The aircraft was on a test flight, and was operated by UY Aviation, a charter service.The investigations, led by an Assistant Director at DGCA, point to an error of judgement by the crew, leading to the crash. While that may have been the conclusion, some of the other observations, says Singh, point to serious deficiencies in regulation. … [Read more...] about Air India Express crash | Do investigators take the easy way out by blaming pilots?
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By the end of the second week of this year’s play city, children in one section of the city had built a small wooden island that floats in a lake in a public park. A travel agency was soon opened to offer trips to the island. “So you imagine you get on a plane and fly to this island, and you have drinks there and get a stamp on your passport and so forth,” Thiele says. The days typically end in the late afternoon with cultural activities such as talent shows and performances, film screenings, and political debates. “Public weddings are very popular,” Thiele says. … [Read more...] about See inside a city run by children
More screensWhile there will not be significant screen additions this year due to the pandemic, PVR still has expansion plans.“Bulk of new capex (capital expenditure) is suspended till the time business doesn’t return to normal. So, we will not be starting work around new screens. But we have a few projects that are 80-85 percent complete. We have five to six such properties, which are in advanced stages, and our primary focus this year will be to finish work on those projects and make them open to the public. Hence, there definitely will be some screen additions this year,” Sood said. … [Read more...] about PVR completes Rs 300 crore rights issue, to utilise proceeds for working capital and debt repayment
> AI 0161 DELHI 02:45 LONDON 07:30> AI 0187 DELHI 02:45 TORONTO 07:15> AI 0177 BENGALURU 03:50 LONDON 10:15> AI 0971 DELHI 07:30 DOHA 09:15> AI 1933 DELHI 08:00 SHARJAH 10:10> AI 0310 DELHI 08:35 HONG KONG 16:30> AI 0945 MUMBAI 09:30 ABU DHABI 11:35> AI 1903 HYDERABAD 11:20 RIYADH 13:50> AI 0346 CHENNAI 12:50 SINGAPORE 19:15 … [Read more...] about International flights on August 11: Daily updates on arrivals, departures under Vande Bharat Mission
"A number of these companies are not Hong Kong-based as each of these companies, in turn, is a 100 percent-owned subsidiary of UK, Europe or US-based companies. Thus, Hong Kong is just a pass-through country," said Ved Jain, past president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants told The Economic Times. … [Read more...] about MNCs with Hong Kong offices hit by India’s new procurement rules: Report