06 Mar 2015
United Nations: The head of the UN agency promoting equality for women is lamenting that a girl born today will be an 81-year-old grandmother before she has the same chance as a man to be CEO of a company, and she will have to wait until she's 50-years-old to have an equal chance to lead a country.
05 Mar 2015
Washington: President Barack Obama has nominated Sunil Sabharwal, an independent Indian American investor in the payments sector, as US Alternate Executive Director at International Monetary Fund for a term of two years.
26 Jul 2014
Kuala Lumpur: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that it will ‘leave nothing unturned’ to boost global aviation safety after a black week for the industry that has claimed over 460 lives in three separate crashes.
04 Mar 2015
Kathmandu: Nearly 240 people on board a Turkish Airlines jet had a lucky escape when the plane missed the runway while landing in dense fog and skidded onto nearby grassland at Nepal's only international airport here on Wednesday morning.
04 Jun 2014
Doha: Safety in global aviation remains high, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, as it seeks to improve in-flight tracking after the disappearance of a Malaysian passenger jet in March.
02 Jun 2014
Doha (Qatar): Continuous tracking of aircraft following the mysterious disappearance of MH370, carbon-neutral air travel and financial stress hitting the airline industry would be the focus of debate among global aviation chiefs at the IATA meet starting in Doha on Monday.
27 Feb 2015
Washington: US has said it is for India to decide Whether it wants to join the international coalition to combat the threat posed by violent extremism, particularly the dreaded Islamic State terrorist outfit.
26 Feb 2015
Yangon: Myanmar's largest international airport will be opened in 2020, a year later than scheduled, officials said on Thursday.
04 Oct 2013
London: British citizens enjoy the widest range of visa-free travel in the world, being able to visit 173 countries with just a passport, while Indians get visa-free or visa-on-arrival access in 52 countries.
25 Feb 2015
Beijing: An Air China flight on Wednesday made an emergency landing at an airport in China's southwest Chongqing province after a passenger claimed to have explosives on board.