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Head of UN Women: No country has reached gender equality

Head of UN Women: No country has reached gender equality

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.

UN,   equality for women,   Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka,   gender equality,   UN Women,   International Women Day,  
Obama names Indian American investor as IMF director

Obama names Indian American investor as IMF director

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.

IMF,   Indian American Investor,   President Barack Obama,   Sunil Sabharwal,   US Alternate Executive Director,   International Monetary Fund ,  
IATA vows action after aviation industry witnesses black week

IATA vows action after aviation industry witnesses black week

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.

IATA,   International Air Transport Association,   black week,   aviation industry,   Malaysia Airlines,   MH17 crash,   aviation safety,  
Turkish jet with 238 people skids off runway in Nepal

Turkish jet with 238 people skids off runway in Nepal

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.

Nepal crash,   Turkish plane,   Airbus A330,   Turkish Airlines jet,   Turkish plane missed runaway,   Tribhuvan International Airport,  
Aviation safety remains top priority, says IATA

Aviation safety remains top priority, says IATA

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.

Aviation safety,   IATA,   International Air Transport Association,   Malaysia Airlines,   MH370,   MH370 disappearance,  
IATA meet to focus on MH370 disappearance, financial stress

IATA meet to focus on MH370 disappearance, financial stress

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.

IATA,   International Air Transport Association,   MH370,   Malaysia Airlines,   MH370 missing,   missing airplane ,  
Up to India to join <strong>international</strong> coalition against IS: US

Up to India to join international coalition against IS: US

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.

India,   US,   IS,   ISIS,   coalition against IS,  
Myanmar's largest <strong>international</strong> airport to open in 2020

Myanmar's largest international airport to open in 2020

26 Feb 2015

Yangon: Myanmar's largest international airport will be opened in 2020, a year later than scheduled, officials said on Thursday.

largest international airport,   Myanmar,   airport ,  
Indians get visa-free or visa-on-arrival access in 52 nations

Indians get visa-free or visa-on-arrival access in 52 nations

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.

Visa,   visa-free travel,   passport,   International Air Transport Association,   Indians get visa-free,  
<strong>Air</strong> China plane makes emergency landing after bomb scare

Air China plane makes emergency landing after bomb scare

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.

Air China flight,   emergency landing,   bomb scare,   Guangxi Zhuang,   Autonomous Region,  

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