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Afternoon briefing: Man held for trying to open flight door; 900 selected in Telangana for Israel jobs, and more

May 26, 2024 01:17 PM IST

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A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to open the door of a Hyderbad-bound IndiGo flight mid-air - shortly before the plane was about to land. The incident reportedly took place on May 21 but came to light on Friday. According to the police, the passenger, a resident of Chandragirinagar in Hyderabad's Gajularamaram, had allegedly consumed ‘bhang’ (an edible preparation made from the cannabis plant) before boarding the flight from Indore, reported PTI. Dig Deeper

A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to open the door of a Hyderbad-bound IndiGo flight mid-air - shortly before the plane was about to land. (Representative Image)
A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to open the door of a Hyderbad-bound IndiGo flight mid-air - shortly before the plane was about to land. (Representative Image)

Many workers from Telangana are heading to Israel to help with a labour shortage due to the ongoing war with Palestine's militant organisation Hamas. After a four-day event that concluded on Friday in Hyderabad, 2,209 workers signed up for construction jobs in Israel. After passing tests to show their skills, 905 workers were chosen to work in Israel and would be added to the West Asian country's foreign labour force, The Indian Express reported. The state government organised this recruitment drive with help from the National Skill Development Corporation International (NSDCI). Dig Deeper

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