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Monday, Jul 22, 2019
Faizan Haidar

Faizan Haidar


Faizan Haidar writes on the Delhi government, city politics, transport, aviation, and social welfare. A journalist for a decade, he also tracks issues such as trafficking and labour exploitation in Delhi and other states.

articles by Faizan Haidar (1008 results)
Jul 21, 2019 07:30
The Railway Board has chosen RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, a unit of the national transporter, to implement the project that will enable travellers to stream their favourite content, whether it be Hindi serials or the night’s news debate, through... read more
Jul 18, 2019 00:58
The US-based United Airlines announced on Wednesday that it would resume two daily non-stop flights — between New York and Delhi, and New York and Mumbai — from September 6. read more
Jul 16, 2019 23:42
The Centre has drawn up an ambitious 100-day agenda which includes six objectives, like, Wi-Fi for passengers and raising speed of trains on New Delhi-Howrah and New Delhi-Mumbai routes among others. read more
Jul 16, 2019 23:21
Airlines have had to fly longer and spend more money on fuel and extra crew after bypassing Pakistan, and passengers have had to pay more towards air fares on international destinations. read more
Jul 16, 2019 12:53
According to the data provided by Tourism Australia, visitors from Delhi and Maharashtra contribute heavily to the tourist inflow and with 7.5 lakh Indians living there, the Australian government is hopeful to achieve 5 lakh tourist by the end of next... read more
Jul 15, 2019 23:56
The direction comes after a SpiceJet aircraft overshot the runway while landing at the Mumbai airport and could not be removed for four days.s read more
Jul 14, 2019 16:27
Satellite phones have been banned in India after the 2008 Mumbai attack as terrorists were found using them. read more
Jul 14, 2019 07:49
The introduction of the country’s first bullet train, known as the Shinkansen in Japan and expected to be operational in 2022, will mark India’s shift to an era of high-speed trains capable of hitting speeds of up to 350 kilometres per hour. read more
Jul 14, 2019 04:52
In a statement, IndiGo confirmed the incident and that the passengers (of flight 6E 2315) injured were given medical aid. read more
Jul 10, 2019 23:03
A cargo consignment booked with Indigo was checked for RDX by the CISF. The box when opened revealed two air pistols, pellet boxes and two boxes of small bullets. read more
Jul 07, 2019 05:50
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting her first Budget of the Modi 2.0 government on Friday had said that the time is ripe for India to enter into aircraft financing and leasing activities from Indian shores. read more
Jul 05, 2019 22:56
Civil aviation regulator has asked the airlines in India to carry fuel for two alternate destinations considering adverse weather conditions in some part of the country. read more
Jul 05, 2019 07:43
The Bureau for Civil Aviation Secretary (BCAS) has made it mandatory for so-called hypersensitive airports, or facilities thought to be vulnerable to security risks, to deploy body scanners by April 2020. read more
Jul 04, 2019 22:22
The alleged lapses pertain to incidents reported in the past 72 hours, in which three SpiceJet flights — Bhopal-Surat, Pune-Kolkata and Jaipur-Mumbai — overshot the runway on landing. read more
Jul 04, 2019 15:04
SpiceJet-operated Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway, broke its nose wheel and has been stranded for two days at the end of the main runway. read more