Flyers were in for a rough haul on Thursday again. Taking a cue from their Air India counterparts, a section of Kingfisher pilots decided not to fly in protest of non-payment of salaries for January. But, we have a good news for those who are eagerly waiting for a glimple of Beti B. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is all set to attend Cannes with 5-months-old Aaradhya.
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It's an epidemic: Kingfisher pilots call in sick
A section of Kingfisher pilots have decided not to fly from tonight to protest "backtracking" by the management on its "assurance" of remitting their January salaries from May 9, a move which is likely to compound the woes of fliers already hit by the ongoing stir by AI pilots. Read more
Govt ready for talks, pilots should end strike: Ajit Singh
With the strike by protesting Air India pilots entering the third day, civil aviation minister Ajit Singh on Thursday reaffirmed government's readiness to hold talks with the pilots and hoped that they would follow the high court order declaring the stir illegal.
Tejinder Singh withdraws plea against Army Chief
In a surprise move, retired Lt Gen Tejinder Singh on Thursday withdrew his petition from the Supreme Court seeking a CBI inquiry into the alleged misconduct of Army Chief Gen VK Singh.
Aishwarya to attend Cannes with Aaradhya
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is all set to grace Cannes Film Festival for the 11th time, it has been confirmed. There is a 'small' addition though. The new mom would be accompanied by her 5-months-old daughter Aaradhya.
6th graders made porn video at Mexican school
Authorities in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Campeche said they are investigating how a porn video was made by sixth-graders inside their school. State Education Department spokesman Omar Kantun said the video was apparently made in an empty classroom during recess in late April. Read more