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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In India, around 23.49 lakh (17.98 lakh–30.98 lakh) people are living with HIV in 2019, with an adult HIV prevalence of 0.22 percent, according to India HIV Estimates 2019 report. In 2019, over 69 thousand new HIV infections were estimated (nearly 190 new infections every day or eight every hour), which declined by 37 percent from 2010 and by 86 percent from its peak in 1997, the report says. … [Read more...] about World AIDS Day: Is India winning the fight against new HIV infections?
“The discussions are currently at a very preliminary stage and this disclosure is being made only by way of abundant caution. Bajaj will evaluate and decide on the proposal in due course, following due corporate processes such a deal entails”, Bajaj Auto added. … [Read more...] about Bajaj, Pierer Industrie propose to move KTM stake to new holding company
The ex-showroom price for the entry-level Meteor has been announced at Rs 1.76 lakh (Fireball), Rs 1.81 for the Stellar and 1.90 for the fully- kitted out Supernova, which includes dual-tone colours, tan seats, a windscreen and a backrest. In addition to this, the brand is also offering customisation options through its “Make Your Own” app, where one has the option of speccing out the bike with a variety of exhausts, bar-end mirrors, crash guards, paint schemes etc. Bigger footpegs and windscreen options are also included and the Meteor is the only bike currently on sale, apart from the 650 Twins, that has this option. … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about the new Royal Enfield Meteor
Loftus: I’ve found myself the past week being able to do the show while also thinking about something else at the same time. It’s reaching a level of familiarity with something that you can just do it and not really even have to think about it. Then, in the moment where you know you’re with the audience and you’re talking to people, it’s very interactive, and you’re super present. But in the opening monologue sometimes I’m like, “Oh, I’m somewhere else.” I don’t think anyone can tell, but I’ve never had an experience like that before. … [Read more...] about 4 rising comics explain the thrilling, grueling Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where everyone wants to be the next ‘Fleabag’