In a conversation with Hindustan Times' national political editor, Sunetra Choudhury, Directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar said that the tabletop runway at Calicut Airport was long enough for the aircraft, however, a late touchdown may have caused the plane to overshoot the runway.
On August 7, an Air India Express plane overshot the runway and fell into a valley where the aircraft split into two pieces.
At least 18 people, including two pilots, were killed in the accident.
There were 190 people onboard the Vande Bharat flight which was bringing back Indians stranded in Dubai due to Covid-19 pandemic.
In the latest episode of On The Record, Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury speaks to author and political scientist Vinay Sitapati about his book ‘Jugalbandi: The BJP Before Modi’. The book explains Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP’s dominance in Indian politics, partnership of its founding leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani, RSS & Vajpayee-Kaul relationship, how Modi-Shah differ from Vajpayee-Advani and more. Watch the full video for more details.
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Hindustan Times' National Political Editor Sunetra Choudhury spoke to senior Congress leader Tariq Anwar in this latest episode of On The Record. Speaking on the recently-concluded Bihar Assembly polls, Anwar admitted that the problem was entirely their own. The Congress leader also spoke on former US president Barack Obama's remarks on Rahul Gandhi in his memoir. Watch full video for more.
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One of the biggest failures in Bihar election 2020 was of the Congress party. While Congress says they were given tough seats, CWC member Tariq Anwar has admitted that the problem was entirely their own. He speaks to Hindustan Times' political editor Sunetra Choudhury about where the problem lies for the party. Watch the full video for more.
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Rahul Gandhi attended a Covid-19 review meeting at Malappuram on October 19. In the past 3 days, Malappuram recorded the highest number of cases in Kerala. Gandhi also interacted with Wayanad residents outside Malappuram Collectorate. Earlier, Cong workers welcomed him at Kozhikode International Airport. The Congress leader is on a three-day visit to his constituency, Wayanad. Gandhi is slated to attend a Covid review meeting at Wayanad on October 20. The Congress leader will also visit Mananthavady Covid-19 hospital on October 21. Watch the full video for more.
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Rahul Gandhi arrived at Malappuram Collectorate for a COVID-19 review meeting on October 19. He is on 3-day visit to his parliamentary constituency, Wayanad. Earlier, Congress workers welcomed Rahul Gandhi at Kozhikode International Airport.
Members of Odisha Nirmana Sramik Federation, All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU) and All Orissa Petrol and Diesel Pump Workers Union held demonstration as trade unions have called for a nationwide strike against Centre's new labour laws. They held protest in Odisha's Bhubaneswar on November 26. On the other side, bus services are affected and markets are also closed in Kerala's Kochi on November 26. Markets are closed as trade unions have called for a nationwide strike against Centre's new labour and farm laws.
Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting consumers who have been shopping online amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In this latest episode of In Focus, Hindustan Times’ Senior Editor Aditi Prasad speaks with Shibabrata Bhaumik, Founder and CEO of PayQ and Abheek Dutta, Senior Vice President, The Henson Group about how consumers can stay safe while doing online shopping and what precautionary measures should they take to ensure their devices and networks are secure. Watch the full video for more details.
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The seismic change in how we live our lives and use of the Internet has prompted a proliferation of e-crimes. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, many of us have converted a part of our home into a workplace. We are connecting to global servers and downloading data from our home networks. In this latest episode of In Focus, Hindustan Times’ Senior Editor speaks with Shibabrata Bhaumik, Founder and CEO of PayQ and Abheek Dutta, Senior Vice President, The Henson Group about how cyber crooks are capitalizing on anxieties and fears triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch the full video for more details.
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On opening batsman Rohit Sharma's current status regarding his injury, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on November 26 said that his status will be further assessed on December 11. "Well, before we had the selection meeting in Dubai, we got a mail two days before which said that Rohit is unavailable for selection because of the injury he picked up during the IPL. It mentioned a two-week rest and rehab period, and it said that the pros and cons of the injury were explained to Rohit and he understood that. It was the information we got by mail but after that, he played in the IPL. We all thought that he would be on the flight to Australia which he wasn't and we had no information whatsoever on the reason behind him not flying to Australia," said Kohli during the virtual press conference. "After that, the only information we have received on mail is that he is at NCA and he will be further assessed on December 11. So from the time the selection meeting happened and the IPL ended and now when this mail came about his assessment, there has been lack of clarity, we have been playing the waiting game on this issue and this is not ideal at all," he added.
Artificial Intelligence can offer many solutions in the wake of the COVID‐19 pandemic. Industry leaders and policy makers gathered at Dubai's AI Everything event, to showcase the innovations combating the pandemic ‐ and enhancing the education and medical sectors.
A man named Ramshad, his pregnant wife and four-year-old daughter escaped Kozhikode plane crash with minor injuries. Ramshad said, "I feared that aircraft will explode and I was running with my family..