Slippery runway, tailwind likely caused Kozhikode plane crash: Experts

Chennai: A deadly combination of a slippery runway, strong tailwind, bad weather conditions, and landing ahead of the threshold spot could have resulted in the skidding of the ill-fated Air India Express in Kozhikode that claimed 18 lives, two aviation experts said on Saturday. It may be due to lack of friction between the tyres and the runway An Air More...

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By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, August 7th, 2020

Air India plane crashes in Kozhikode: Pilot among 14 dead, 39 others critical

New Delhi/Kozhikode: An Air India Express aircraft carrying 190 passengers and crew skidded off the runway while landing in Kozhikode and plunged into the deep valley below, killing at least 14 people and critically More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 7th, 2020

New education policy foundation of 21st century ‘new India’: PM Modi

New Delhi: The new National Education Policy (NEP) is the foundation of a ‘new India’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, adding that the policy will help close the gap between education and More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 7th, 2020

Serum Institute of India to produce 100M doses of Covid vax for India & LMICs

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII), the worlds largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, has entered into a new landmark partnership with Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 7th, 2020

US President Trump signs order to block transactions with TikTok parent company

Washington: US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to ban transactions between American firms and Bytedance, the parent company of the Chinese app TikTok, media reports said on Friday. At this time, More...

By Agencies On Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Government warns Pakistan to refrain from inciting communal tensions in India

New Delhi/Islamabad: The government on Thursday asked Pakistan to desist from inciting communal tensions in India with its provocative statements on its internal matters. This is not a surprising stance from a nation More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Standoff with China is likely to be prolonged, says Defence Ministry

New Delhi: The present stand-off with China is likely to be prolonged, said Defence Ministry in a status report on border tension in Eastern Ladakh. The ministry has put out an update on Chinese aggression on Line More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Despite efforts to eradicate Ram’s existence, he lives in our hearts: PM Modi

Ayodhya: Ram Lalla and ‘Vikas’ were brought together in a fine interpretation of Lord Ram in the speech by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday after the ‘Bhumi Pujan’ ceremony in Ayodhya. He More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

Talks with China remain unsatisfactory, India plans for long haul

New Delhi: As China’s commitment for disengagement at the border in Eastern Ladakh remains unsatisfactory, India has directed its armed forces to prepare for a long haul, sources said on Tuesday. Till now More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, August 3rd, 2020

India restricts entry of Chinese firms in commercial coal mine auctions

New Delhi: The government has restricted participation of companies from countries sharing a land border with India in the ongoing auction of coal mines for commercial extraction by the private sector. A citizen More...

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