A controversy has erupted over the allocation of government apartments to Rohingya refugees in Delhi.
Critics said it ran counter to the Centre’s earlier claims that Rohingya Muslims were not refugees but illegal immigrants and that Kashmiri Pandits and Pakistani Hindus living as refugees in the capital national should have had priority in the allocation of apartments. Read the full story
Akasa Air, the budget airline launched on August 7 with the late Rakesh Jhunjhunwala as its biggest investor, will add a plane every two weeks.
Akasa Air said it remained “well capitalized” and would introduce all 72 aircraft on order over the next five years. It will also place a “significantly larger” aircraft order over the next 1.5 years. The airline inaugurated its third Boeing 737 MAX on Tuesday. Read the full story
The General Directorate of Civil Aviation has asked all airlines to ensure that passengers wear masks.
The DGCA has asked the airlines to ensure that the Covid-19 protocol and the appropriate awareness of passengers through different platforms are correctly followed throughout the journey. In the event that a passenger fails to comply with the instructions, strict action will be taken by the airlines against the passenger, the instruction states. Read the full story
Jacqueline Fernandez has been named as a defendant in an indictment to be filed by the Directorate of Law Enforcement in the Sukesh Chandrasekhar 200 crore money laundering case.
The actress may not be arrested at this time as the court has yet to see the indictment, but she may not be allowed to travel outside the country. It is also alleged that the actress spoke to Sukesh while he was in jail. In the past, Jacqueline has been arrested several times by the ED. Read the full story
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