india

Message for Pakistan but all eyes on China

With the US making its position clear in strong terms, much will depend on how China influences Pakistan to take irreversible action against terror groups. AT A time when tensions are de-escalating in the region, the US’s strong stance echoes Delhi’s view of the recent counter-terrorism actions in Pakistan by the Imran Khan government — […]

india

Jet Airways crisis worsens as government steps in, pilots threaten strike

A crisis at India’s Jet Airways deepened on Tuesday as an increasingly worried government called for an emergency meeting, angry passengers demanded refunds and pilots threatened to go on strike over unpaid salaries. The Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu, asked his officials to call for a meeting to discuss grounding of flights, advance bookings, cancellations, […]

cities

Mumbai: Re-audit of 223 bridges to delay repair work

Process of appointing contractors held off THE BMC’S decision to re-audit 223 bridges in the suburbs will further delay the start of repair work of bridges that were categorised as requiring major repairs in the last audit reports submitted to the civic body in August 2018. Officials said the process of appointing contractors for the […]