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IndiGo crew took mass leave on Air India recruitment day causing flight delays

A significant number of cabin crew members of IndiGo had taken sick leave on Saturday when Air India conducted its recruitment drive, reports said on Sunday.

Pallonji Mistry, 93, Chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group has died

Pallonji Mistry, 93, Chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group has died. He is survived by his wife — Patsy Perin Dubash, and four children — two sons Shapoor Mistry and Cyrus Mistry, and two daughters Laila Mistry and Aloo Mistry. Shapoor runs the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, while Cyrus served as Tata Group Chairman from 2012 to 2016; and Aloo is married to Ratan Tata’s half-brother Noel Tata.

Dinkar Gupta Appointed NIA Director-General

New Delhi - Punjab-cadre IPS officer Dinkar Gupta has been appointed Director-General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). He is from the 1987 batch. 

India Military Chiefs To Meet PM over India’s New Military Job Scheme. Congress MPs Meet India Prez seeking Its Withdrawal

NEW DELHI - Amid countrywide protests against the India Government’s new military job scheme, the chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force are likely to meet India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a related development, Congress MPs met India President Kovind, and wanted the scheme be withdrawn.

Tata's Air India to Buy Airbus fleet. Passenger Complaints Also Being Addressed

MUMBAI -Air India is clearly reorganising itself under the “able stewardship” of the Tata Group and wants to invest in new planes to regain international passenger market share, the Chief Commercial Officer of Airbus said. His remarks came after it was reported last week that the Tata Group-owned Air India has decided to procure its maiden batch of wide-bodied A350 aircraft from Airbus and the first plane is likely to be delivered to the airline by March 2023.

Bhim Sena chief arrested over ₹1 cr reward for cutting Nupur Sharma's tongue

Delhi Police on Thursday arrested Bhim Sena chief Nawab Satpal Tanwar for allegedly threatening suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and announcing a reward of ₹1 crore for cutting her tongue.

Violent protests erupt in India against new military recruitment scheme

NEW DELHI - The protests against India Government's new scheme for military recuitment intensified across the country and spread to the south on Friday, with mobs of young men burning trains and buses and attacking BJP leaders’ homes and a young man dying in alleged police firing. Army aspirant Rakesh, 24, who died after the Railway Protection Force fired on protesters at Secunderabad station in Telangana, and an elderly passenger who died after a mob torched a train in Bihar’s Lakhisarai station were the two fatalities of the day’s tumult.

India's first private train service under Bharat Gaurav scheme flagged off

India's first-ever private train service under Bharat Gaurav scheme flagged off on Tuesday from Coimbatore to Shirdi.

TOMATO IN MUMBAI Rs 72 A Kilo. IN CALCUTTA Its Rs 82.

NEW DELHI - The price of tomatoes in New Delhi has jumped 44 per cent in the last one month to Rs 46 per kg with supply being disrupted due to heat wave and lower production in South India. According to data available on the website of the Department of Consumer Affairs, tomato prices in Delhi have risen to Rs 46 per kg as on Wednesday from Rs 32 per kg on May 16.

AMAZON's India Chief Manish Tiwari: Money Is Better Spent On Developing Business Than On IPL. Opts out of IPL Auction.

Manish Tiwary had only been in his new job as head of Amazon.com Inc.’s India business a couple of months when he faced a weighty decision: How aggressively should the US e-commerce giant bid for media rights to the Indian Premier League? Securing digital streaming rights to the cricket tournament would be a huge coup, potentially luring hundreds of millions of viewers to Amazon. In a stunning move, Amazon pulled the plug before the auction started. Tiwary and senior management in Seattle decided those billions would be better spent on Amazon’s e-commerce business.

IPL’s Indian sub-continent TV and digital rights sold for a whopping Rs 44,075 crore

IPL’s Indian sub-continent TV and digital rights sold for a whopping Rs 44,075 crore

MUMBAI - The BCCI is set to laugh its way to the bank after selling its IPL TV and digital rights for the Indian sub-continent for a whopping Rs 44,075 crore. As per information received, Package A (Indian sub-continent TV Rights) for 410 IPL matches across five seasons from 2023 to 2027 has been sold for Rs 23,575 crore, which is effectively Rs 57.5 crore per game.

India’s plan to remove old, polluting vehicles faces challenges

India’s plan to remove millions of older polluting cars from its roads in an effort to clear some of the world’s most toxic air looks set to face several challenges with a new survey showing the majority of vehicle owners aren’t interested in trading in their automobile based on age.

Reliance, Amazon Set To Fight For IPL Broadcasting Rights

Reliance, Amazon Set To Fight For IPL Broadcasting Rights

MUMBAI - Jeff Bezos and Mukesh Ambani, two of the world’s richest men, are set to clash over media rights to the Super Bowl of cricket, one of the world’s fastest-growing sporting events that draws 600 million viewers and has a brand value of almost $6 billion.

AIR INDIA OFFERS GOLDEN HANDSHAKE To AGING EMPLOYEES. CASH INCENTIVES OFFERED

MUMBAI - Air India has reduced the eligibility age from 55 to 40 and announced cash incentive, in case aging employees opt to retire. The Tata Group took control of Air India on January 27.

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