Saturday 29th February 2020

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    • Wuhan Virus-Centre Says Passengers From China Will Be Thermal-Screened

      New Delhi:The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has asked the authorities of seven major airports across the country to install equipment to screen people arriving from China for the coronavirus, a new SARS-like virus that has infected nearly 300 people in the neighbouring country. While the Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata airports were initially asked to install the “thermal-screening” equipment, the order was expanded to cover those at Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Cochin as the threat perception increased. Air passengers arriving from China are also being asked to fill up “relf-reporting forms” before disembarkment at these aiports. “These steps have been taken on...

    • Iran confirms Ukrainian plane hit by two short-range missiles Russian Tor-M1 missile system launcher vehicles are seen during military exercises somewhere in undisclosed location in Russia, in this July 28, 2005 file picture. /AP Photo

      Iran’s civil aviation authority confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month, in a preliminary report posted on its website late Monday. “Investigators… discovered that two Tor-M1 missiles… were fired at the aircraft,” it said, adding an investigation was ongoing to assess the bearing their impact had on the accident. “Two Tor-M1 missiles were launched from the northern side at this plane,” Iranian state IRIB TV reported Tuesday, citing the latest report by Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization, adding that “the way how the missiles caused the incident and the analysis of...

    • Huawei asks Canadian court to stay extradition of CFO Meng Wanzhou huawei CF Meng Wanzhou

      Lawyers for Huawei Technologies on Wednesday asked a Canadian court to immediately stay proceedings seeking to extradite the company’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States. Benjamin Howes, vice president of media affairs at Huawei, said that the extradition does not meet the Canadian standard of double criminality. The standard means that the alleged conduct for which Meng was arrested in 2018 has to be illegal in both countries for her to be extradited. Howes said the company is arguing that because Canada did not have sanctions against Iran at the time Canadian officials authorized commencing with...

    • After 88 Years, Mumbai Police To Patrol City On Horses After 88 Years, Mumbai Police To Patrol City On Horses

      Mumbai will get a mounted police unit for traffic and crowd control post a gap of 88 years, and the horses will be deployed on duty after taking part in the Republic Day parade at Shivaji Park this year, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Sunday. Mr Deshmukh said the mounted police unit, which would patrol the streets of the bustling metropolis, was disbanded in 1932 due to growing vehicular traffic. “Today Mumbai police has modern jeeps and motorcycles. However, it was felt that a mounted police unit would be useful for crime patrol in crowded areas. Accordingly,...

    • Chinese President Xi arrives in Myanmar for state visit Chinese President Xi arrives in Myanmar for state visit

      Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, for a state visit, at the invitation of Myanmar’s President U Win Myint. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

    • IndiGo Suffers Engine Failure Mid-Air Again, 21st In NEO Fleet Since 2018 IndiGo Suffers Engine Failure Mid-Air Again, 21st In NEO Fleet Since 2018

      New Delhi: One hundred and seventy six passengers, including three infants, were aboard IndiGO flight 6E-6129, a flight between Pune and Jaipur, when the pilot declared a full emergency because of an engine stall. The plane was diverted to Mumbai. This is the latest engine-related incident to plague the airline, India’s largest, and 21st such case since 2018. GoAir, which also operates the same engine on its substantially smaller fleet of A-320 NEOs, also has had three such engine failures. Today’s incident comes just days after India’s aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), gave the airline an...

    • Prince Harry, Meghan To Be Punished For Parting As Senior Royals

      London: The British monarchy scrambled Thursday to find urgent “workable solutions” for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan after their bombshell decision to quit front-line duties caught the royal family off guard. Queen Elizabeth II, heir to the throne Prince Charles and his eldest son Prince William, Harry’s brother, have ordered their aides to work with Harry’s household and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government to come up with swift answers to the royal crisis. “The Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge have directed their teams to work together at pace with government and the Sussex household...

    • US Targeting 52 “Important” Iran Sites If Tehran Attacks Americans- Trump US Targeting 52 "Important" Iran Sites If Tehran Attacks Americans: Trump

      President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the US is targeting 52 sites in Iran and will hit them “very fast and very hard” if the Islamic republic attacks American personnel or assets. In a tweet defending Friday’s drone strike assassination of a top Iranian general in Iraq, Trump said 52 represents the number of Americans held hostage at the US embassy in Tehran for more than a year starting in late 1979. Trump said some of these sites are “at a very high level & important to Iran & the Iranian culture, and those targets, and Iran itself, WILL...

    • 100 Babies Die At Single Hospital In Rajasthan’s Kota In A Month

      Rajasthan-Addressing the death of 100 newborns at a state-run hospital in the town of Kota in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said the alarming statistic is in fact an improvement over what the previous BJP government had recorded at the same hospital. Congress president Sonia Gandhi today discussed the tragedy with Avinash Pandey, who is the chief of the Rajasthan Congress. He reported that Mrs Gandhi is “upset” and “wanted to know the reason of the deaths”.

    • BJP Or Not BJP? KCR, Jagan Reddy Weigh Their Options Amid Citizenship Row

      The stands taken by Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) seem to be at variance with each other, but a closer look at the situation shows that both are acting on similar political compulsions concerning the centre and the Muslim community. Although the YSR Congress helped the centre push the Citizenship Amendment Bill through  parliament, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has flatly denied the possibility of implementing the NRC exercise in the state. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samiti opposed the Citizenship Amendment Bill...