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Air India in talks with Airbus, Boeing for new fleet
NEW DELHI, India is in talks with Airbus and Boeing for the possible purchase of up to 300 aircraft. NEW DELHI, India : Industry sources say Air India is in talks with Airbus and Boeing for the possible purchase of up to 300 aircraft. Some 70 percent of the new aircraft would be narrow-body jets, while the remaining 30 percent would include wide bodies, according to sources quoted by The Economic ...
Updated: 06/22/2022
Australia, India draw together to reconcile strong economic ties
... exercises while Australia recently participated in Operation Malabar - a naval exercise drawing in India, Japan and the United States despite initial hésitation in New Delhi. Indian aircraft will participate in the Exercise Pitch Black multilateral air force exercises conducted in Australia this year. India deployed a P-8 maritime surveillance plane to Darwin in April, while Australia sent its own P-8 to India earlier this month. Marles told the ABC that he wanted Australia and India to deepen their ties to allow for greater intelligence and information ...
Updated: 06/22/2022
Air pollution in the world increased to unhealthy levels in 2021
... Only 222 of the 6,475 analyzed cities had average air quality that met WHO 's standard. Three territories were found to have met WHO guidelines: the French territory of New Caledonia and the US territories of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were among the countries with the worst air pollution, exceeding the guidelines by at least 10 times. Scandinavian countries, Australia, Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom ranked among the best countries for air quality, with average levels that exceeded the guidelines by 1 to 2 times. In ...
Updated: 06/22/2022
China, India top rUSsian oil imports in May
... Russian Urals crude is selling for a $30 discount on Brent . Indian refiners are profiting from the combination of Russian crude and higher prices at the pump, according to analysts. According to the Finland-based Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air , some of the oil products re-exported by India went in shipments bound for the United States, Britain, France and Italy. There was the hope that sanctions against those who insured Russian shipments would stick. The discounts are so steep that China, India and other Asian buyers are buying shipping ...
Updated: 06/21/2022
Canara, UCO Bank, other banks to tie up with Russian counterparts
... access to the SWIFT banking platform, which has affected the payment networks, upsetting the lenders. After the war, India became the second-largest oil supplier after Iraq, as private refiners made big bets on deep discounts offered by Moscow. In May, India's oil purchases from Russia rose to 18 per cent, at more than 8,19, 000 barrels a day, according to the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air .
Updated: 06/20/2022
Air pollution increases to unhealthy levels around the world
... Only 222 of the 6,475 analyzed cities had average air quality that met WHO 's standard. Three territories were found to have met WHO guidelines: the French territory of New Caledonia and the US territories of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were among the countries with the worst air pollution, exceeding the guidelines by at least 10 times. The Scandinavian countries, Australia, Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom ranked among the best countries for air quality, with average levels that exceeded the guidelines by 1 to 2 times....
Updated: 06/20/2022
Army, Navy, Air Force release broad schedule for recruitment under Agnipath scheme
... recruitment will begin on July 24. The training for the first batch of recruits is due to begin by December 30, according to Air Marshall Jha . The Army will issue a draft notification on Monday and subsequent notifications will be issued by various ... ... onwards, according to Lt Gen Bansi Ponappa . He said that recruitment rallies under the Agnipath scheme will take place in India in August, September and October. Lt Gen Ponappa said that the first batch of 25,000 personnel will join the training programme ...
Updated: 06/19/2022
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Sikh temple in Afghanistan
... government spokeswoman that have been condemned by many Muslim-majority countries. Grey smoke billowed over the temple in images aired by domestic broadcaster Tolo . A Taliban interior spokesman said the attackers had laden a car with explosives but it ... ... neighbouring Pakistan saying that the UN 's mission to Afghanistan said minorities in the country needed to be protected and India's President, Narendra Modi , was shocked by the attack on the Sikh temple. Sikhs are a tiny religious minority in largely ...
Updated: 06/19/2022
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