Day after injury on Jet flight, man plans complaint against airline

The loss of pressure was due to a manual glitch after the cabin crew did not put the bleed switch on to normalise pressure at higher altitude. By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: September 22, 2018 6:42:05 am A day after a Jet Airways flight to Jaipur returned to Mumbai to make an emergency landingt after […]

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Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster with scores missing

In an address to the nation, President John Magufuli declared four days of mourning and warned against politicizing the disaster. By: Reuters | Dar Es Salaam | Published: September 22, 2018 12:04:30 am Rescuers in Tanzania have retrieved at least 136 bodies a day after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, the top police official said, but scores […]

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Congo confirms Ebola case at Ugandan border

Uganda’s health ministry said on Thursday it was preparing to deploy vaccinations against the virus should it spread to its territory. By: Reuters | Goma | Published: September 21, 2018 9:47:26 pm Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola on its border with Uganda, a country so far clear of the deadly virus, authorities in […]

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Imran Khan can be face for peace or voice for hostility depending on Pakistan Army: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor said the Army in Pakistan has ruled directly for 32 years and indirectly for the other 38 years. By: Reuters | New York | Published: September 21, 2018 2:19:10 pm Congress leader and author Shashi Tharoorsaid Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has a “fairly clear level” of military backing and could be a “wonderful face” for peace or an “effective […]

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Sterling falls after EU warns UK of a no-deal Brexit

Sterling has lurched higher and lower on almost every Brexit headline in recent weeks, although Friday’s drop was relatively measured. By: Reuters | London | Published: September 21, 2018 4:11:10 pm The British pound fell from near two-month highs on Friday after European Union leaders warned Prime Minister Theresa May that they are ready for a no-deal Brexit […]

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Higher Education takes steps to bridge gaps between the industry and the academia, as L&T signs an MoU with Parul University.

The ever-increasing gap between the industrial sectors and the higher education sector has resulted in limited opportunities for students during or after their academic career. As an act of bridging this gap, the city-based Parul University has taken up the role of establishing relations with various industrial organizations. In this regard, the University has signed […]

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Vadodara’s ‘bravest’ crocodile rescuer dies at 43

“He was a man of actual expertise. Apart from being an excellent rescuer of crocodiles, snakes and even leopards, he was an amazing demonstrator and trainer. He knew his work thoroughly,” said Aradhana Sahu, Conservator of Forest, Vadodara. By: Express News Service | Vadodara | Published: September 19, 2018 8:29:25 am Vadodara lost one of its bravest crocodile […]

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India’s first woman IAS officer Anna Malhotra dies at 92

India’s first woman IAS officer after Independence spent a good part of her day there well after she completed her last official assignment in 1989 as chairperson of Nhava Sheva Port Trust. Written by Shaji Vikraman | Mumbai | Published: September 19, 2018 6:04:41 am In the autumn of her life, Anna Malhotra would often be found in […]

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Toxic gas leak gives guests breathing problems at Sydney hotel

A worker accidentally mixed pool chlorine and hydrochloric acid, used as a cleaning agent, at the Pullman Hotel, Steve Vaughan, said acting superintendent of New South Wales Ambulance By: Reuters | Sydney | Updated: September 19, 2018 8:58:07 am About 30 people were affected, with symptoms ranging from eye irritation to breathing problems (Representational image)At least eight people […]

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Africa’s rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

“The conclusion is clear: To continue improving the human condition, our task now is to help create opportunities in Africa’s fastest-growing, poorest countries,” Bill and Melinda Gates wrote in the introduction of the report. By: PTI | Washington | Published: September 18, 2018 2:27:04 pm Two waves of poverty reduction in China and India have contributed to the […]

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