KARACHI (Reuters) - A Pakistan International Airlines Airbus jet with 99 people on board crashed into residential buildings in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Friday afternoon while approaching the airport. At least two passengers survived but many others were feared dead. Smoke billowed from the...
The administration of Hotel Taj received threat call on June 29. The call was made from Karachi and the caller threatened to blow up the hotels. While speaking to media in Mumbai, the Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh said, "After Karachi stock exchange terror attack, Taj Mahal Palace received a terror threat from Karachi." "I have had detailed discussions on beefing up security arrangements with both Maharashtra DGP and Mumbai Commissioner of Police," he added.
Security tightened outside Taj Hotel and nearby areas on June 30. The step was taken after the hotel administration received a threat call on June 29. The call was made from Karachi and the caller threatened to blow up the hotel with bombs.
A huge day for earnings Thursday saw bleak numbers for European corporate titans including Renault, Volkswagen and Airbus. But drugmaker AstraZeneca sounded a more positive note. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
Europe's Airbus said on Friday it was amending French and Spanish government loans in a "final" bid to reverse U.S. tariffs and jog the United States into settling a 16-year-old dispute over billions of dollars of aircraft subsidies. Ciara Lee reports
Airbus workers are protesting against planned job cuts, but new figures show the firm's jet deliveries have slumped. Meanwhile airliner engine maker Rolls-Royce is burning through cash. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has criticised the investment announcements made in a speech by Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday, which he claimed amount to "investment equivalent to less than a hundred pounds per person" and called on Mr Johnson to extend the furlough scheme. The criticism comes as several companies announced significant jobs cuts yesterday, including Airbus and EasyJet. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
In a first, Pakistani Hindu youth has become the first person from the minority community to join the Pakistan Air Force. Rahul Dev has been recruited as a... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Reuters India •Zee News