[

addis ababa

]
(Vectorstock)

Planespotting: The Weekly Puzzle by Dilip D’Souza

Hindustan Times | By Dilip D’Souza
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 07:07 AM IST
How much can you tell about a flight schedule with just a few facts about a few of the flights?
One Timkat custom calls for young men to throw lemons at women they find attractive, aiming for the heart to signal their intentions.(Unsplash)
One Timkat custom calls for young men to throw lemons at women they find attractive, aiming for the heart to signal their intentions.(Unsplash)

Ethiopians look for love during Orthodox epiphany celebration

Gondar, Ethiopia | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 09:20 AM IST
The most famous Timkat celebrations take place each year in Gondar, the former seat of the royal empire located 700 kilometres (435 miles) north of the capital, Addis Ababa.
These residents were inspired by Ciclovia, a weekly open street event in Bogota, Colombia, and the Raahgiri Day was born.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
These residents were inspired by Ciclovia, a weekly open street event in Bogota, Colombia, and the Raahgiri Day was born.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Raahgiri is a public movement,a platform for positive change |Opinion

Hindustan Times | By Amit Bhatt
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 08:30 AM IST
Raahgiri Day was created by a handful of Gurugram residents who came together to advocate the need to create streets for all road users, and not only for just for motorists.
An x-ray check by customs officials revealed tha Rodrigo Dos Santos Alves, 23, (in pic) had two polythene pouches filled with cocaine tied to his waist and these were covered with a white cloth.(HT PHOTO)
An x-ray check by customs officials revealed tha Rodrigo Dos Santos Alves, 23, (in pic) had two polythene pouches filled with cocaine tied to his waist and these were covered with a white cloth.(HT PHOTO)

Brazilian national carrying Rs 24-crore cocaine held at Mumbai airport

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 09:26 AM IST
The man came to the city from Sao Paulo, via Addis Ababa
Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced there had been an attempted coup in Amhara’s capital Bahir Dar.(AFP FILE)
Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced there had been an attempted coup in Amhara’s capital Bahir Dar.(AFP FILE)

Ethiopian army chief, regional president killed in unrest: PM Abiy’s office

Addis Ababa | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 03:31 PM IST
The latest unrest in the Horn of Africa nation flared on Saturday afternoon in Amhara, one of nine autonomous regions, when a “hit squad” attacked a meeting of top officials, Abiy’s office said Sunday.
Officers of the Narcotics Control Bureau were informed and it was confirmed that the recovered contraband is pseudoephedrine.(HT Photo)
Officers of the Narcotics Control Bureau were informed and it was confirmed that the recovered contraband is pseudoephedrine.(HT Photo)

South African woman caught with drugs worth Rs 13L at Delhi airport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 05:07 AM IST
Hemendra Singh, assistant inspector general, CISF, said on Tuesday that around 11.45 pm one of the CISF officers intercepted a woman who had arrived at the Delhi airport in order to travel to Johannesburg via Addis Ababa.
This is the second recent case in which a foreign national has been caught with undeclared currency.(HTPhotos)
This is the second recent case in which a foreign national has been caught with undeclared currency.(HTPhotos)

2 caught with Rs 26.64L foreign currency at city airport

PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 04:41 AM IST
The first passenger identified as Maha Osman Gali Mohammad, was carrying $15,000 while the second passenger, Mona Adam Mohammad Zain was carrying $20,000.
Ethiopia urges Boeing to review controls, backs pilots(AP)
Ethiopia urges Boeing to review controls, backs pilots(AP)

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review controls, backs pilots

Addis Ababa | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 09:21 PM IST
The doomed flight repeatedly nosedived as the pilots battled to control the nearly full aircraft before it crashed six minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa in clear conditions, Ethiopian authorities said on Thursday.
Flights lined in queue for takeoff at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai.(HT File Photo)
Flights lined in queue for takeoff at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai.(HT File Photo)

Airfares are soaring ahead of peak summer travel season: Here’s why

UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 10:21 AM IST
Cash-strapped Jet Airways has grounded 78 aircraft and cancelled flights. This month, SpiceJet grounded 12 aircraft after a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, crashed near Addis Ababa killing 157 people.
An Oromo man hired to assist forensic investigators walks by a pile of twisted airplane debris at the crash site of an Ethiopian airways operated Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on March 16, 2019 at Hama Quntushele village near Bishoftu in Oromia region.(AFP Photo)
An Oromo man hired to assist forensic investigators walks by a pile of twisted airplane debris at the crash site of an Ethiopian airways operated Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on March 16, 2019 at Hama Quntushele village near Bishoftu in Oromia region.(AFP Photo)

Crashed Ethiopian jet asked permission to climb quickly before vanishing: Report

Addis Ababa | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 09:46 PM IST
A voice from the cockpit of the Boeing 737 MAX requested to climb to 14,000 feet above sea level - about 6,400 feet above the airport - before urgently asking to return, the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity because the recording is part of an ongoing investigation.
India had on Tuesday grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes.(Reuters file photo)
India had on Tuesday grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes.(Reuters file photo)

India grounds Boeing 737-Max planes, govt-airlines meet underway

HIndustaan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 01:39 AM IST
On Sunday, a 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed near Addis Ababa killing 157 people, including four Indians
Ethiopian Airlines said the plane had taken off at 8:38 am (0538 GMT) from Bole International Airport and “lost contact” six minutes later.(Twitter/ @Shikha_UN)
Ethiopian Airlines said the plane had taken off at 8:38 am (0538 GMT) from Bole International Airport and “lost contact” six minutes later.(Twitter/ @Shikha_UN)

Delhi woman called father moments before Ethiopian airlines crash

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prawesh Lama
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 12:32 PM IST
Shikha Garg,32, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) consultant with the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEF), dialled her father, Satish Garg, from Addis Ababa.
People walk past a part of the wreckage at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 10, 2019.(REUTERS)
People walk past a part of the wreckage at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 10, 2019.(REUTERS)

Two short, erratic flights end in tragedy: Could they be linked?

Bloomberg | By Alan Levin
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2019 03:09 PM IST
The crash Sunday morning of a jetliner in Ethiopia bears unmistakable similarities to the October 29 tragedy off the coast of Indonesia involving the same model, prompting questions about whether a design issue that arose during the earlier accident could be to blame.
Boeing has delivered 76 of the aircraft to Chinese airlines, and another 104 are on order, according to data from the company’s website.(REUTERS)
Boeing has delivered 76 of the aircraft to Chinese airlines, and another 104 are on order, according to data from the company’s website.(REUTERS)

After two tragedies, Boeing 737 MAX’s safety record questioned

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 12:17 PM IST
The latest accident is a major blow for Boeing, whose MAX carriers are the latest version of the Boeing 737, its bestseller of all times with more than 10,000 aircraft produced.
People walk at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 10.(REUTERS)
People walk at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 10.(REUTERS)

Pilot of crashed plane reported ‘difficulties’, asked to return: Ethiopian Airlines

Addis Ababa | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 07:22 PM IST
The pilot “was given clearance” to return to Addis, chief executive officer Tewolde GebreMariam told journalists in the Ethiopian capital when asked whether there had been a distress call.
The employees said police and officials are taking the side of locals against the expatriate staff and that they were caught in the “middle of corporate disagreements, blame games and bureaucratic issues.”(Reuters File Photo)
The employees said police and officials are taking the side of locals against the expatriate staff and that they were caught in the “middle of corporate disagreements, blame games and bureaucratic issues.”(Reuters File Photo)

7 employees of IL&FS India detained in Ethiopia since Nov 25 by unpaid local staff: Report

Bloomberg, New Delhi/Nigeria | By Nizar Manek and Iain Marlow
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 11:32 AM IST
Seven Indian workers from infrastructure financing firm IL&FS have been detained since Nov. 25 at three sites in Ethiopia’s Oromia and Amhara states by unpaid local staff, according to an emailed letter from the employees.
Ethiopia’s Oromo community celebrates the return of the leadership of Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) at Mesquel Square in Addis Ababa.(AFP)
Ethiopia’s Oromo community celebrates the return of the leadership of Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) at Mesquel Square in Addis Ababa.(AFP)

At least 23 killed in violence targeting minorities in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 09:30 PM IST
Locals said shops were looted and people attacked by Oromo youth who stormed through streets targeting businesses and homes of ethnic minorities. The violence escalated on Saturday after two days of sporadic attacks in several areas northwest of Addis Ababa.
The accused, Ferreia Nascimen, has been remanded in judicial custody.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The accused, Ferreia Nascimen, has been remanded in judicial custody.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Brazilian held with cocaine worth Rs 2.5 crore at Mumbai airport

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 05:43 AM IST
The contraband was mixed with talcum powder and concealed in tiny capsules.
The suspect, identified as Rodgers Silavwe, has been taken into custody.(REUTERS Photo)
The suspect, identified as Rodgers Silavwe, has been taken into custody.(REUTERS Photo)

Zambian man held with party drugs worth Rs 24 cr hidden in cricket pads

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 03:47 AM IST
The suspect, identified as Rodgers Silavwe, was nabbed by the Central Industrial Security Force as he arrived at the Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International airport on Saturday.
Several people were killed and injured in an explosion at a rally attended by thousands in Addis Ababa on Saturday.(Shutterstock Photo)
Several people were killed and injured in an explosion at a rally attended by thousands in Addis Ababa on Saturday.(Shutterstock Photo)

Several people killed as explosion hits Ethiopian PM rally

Reuters, Addis Ababa | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 05:48 PM IST
The rally was being held in Ethiopia’s capital in support of the 41-year-old ex-soldier who has outlined a series of radical reforms since taking office in April
An Indian manager of a leading Nigeria-based cement company was killed along with two others by unidentified gunmen in Ethiopia.(Reuters File Photo/For Representation)
An Indian manager of a leading Nigeria-based cement company was killed along with two others by unidentified gunmen in Ethiopia.(Reuters File Photo/For Representation)

Top Indian executive of cement company gunned down in Ethiopia

Press Trust of India, Addis Ababa | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 03:06 PM IST
Deep Kamra, the country manager of Dangote Cement -- owned by Nigeria’s Dangote Industries Limited -- was attacked on Wednesday in the restive Oromiya region, PM News Nigeria reported.
SHARE
Story Saved