AI launches Amritsar-Birmingham non-stop flight

New Delhi, Feb 20 : National carrier Air India (AI) on Tuesday launched a non-stop flight from Amritsar to Birmingham. The twice-a-week direct flight is being operated on the Delhi-Amritsar-Birmingham-Amritsar-Delhi route with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the airline said. “Air India’s direct flight from Amritsar to Birmingham and back will […]

Cabinet okays six-laning of NH-275 in Karnataka

New Delhi, Feb 20 : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the six-laning of a 61-km stretch of the National Highway (NH)-275 between Mysuru and Nidagatta in the Bengaluru district in Karnataka. “The project road is a section of NH-275 connecting the two prominent cities […]

AAP says its leaders manhandled, party volunteers beaten

New Delhi, Feb 20 : The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday said its leaders Aashish Khetan and Imran Hussain were heckled and manhandled and party volunteers thrashed by “motivated elements” masquerading as Delhi government employees. The ruling party shared a video on its Twitter handle, which had visuals of commotion while Khetan was entering the […]

Acute urban-rural divide in Internet penetration in India: Report

New Delhi, Feb 20 : Despite so much noise around the “Digital India” initiative, the urban-rural divide is actually more acute than it appears when it comes to Internet penetration across the country, a new report said on Tuesday. While Internet penetration in urban India was at 64.84 per cent in December 2017 compared to […]

CPI-M shielding real culprits in Kannur murder: Congress

Kannur (Kerala) Feb 20 : Even though the Kerala Police have arrested two people in connection with last week’s killing of Shoaib, a young Congress worker, the party on Tuesday said the real culprits in the murder were being shielded. The Congress leadership said that the arrests made so far were “wrong” and that the […]