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Migrant workers walking back to their villages, Delhi, March 27, 2020(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

An alternative jobs and skill strategy for India

By Madhav Gadgil
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 05:53 AM IST
India needs to think of an alternative economic paradigm to prevent the distress we have seen this year
No suicide note was found in the apartment, he said, adding that a case of accidental death was registered and further investigations were underway.(Getty Images (Representative Image))
No suicide note was found in the apartment, he said, adding that a case of accidental death was registered and further investigations were underway.(Getty Images (Representative Image))

29-year-old air hostess found dead in Mumbai apartment

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 01:58 PM IST
The body of Sultana Shaikh was found in a decomposed state at her apartment in Rajalaxmi building late on Wednesday night, after her neighbours were alerted by the stench emanating from her apartment, an official said.
Eden Garrity who suffered injuries during the course of the journey.(Facebook/Eden Garrity)
Eden Garrity who suffered injuries during the course of the journey.(Facebook/Eden Garrity)

Air hostess breaks her leg in 7 places after aircraft hit by storm

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 04:04 PM IST
27-year-old Eden Garrity was pushing a catering trolley on a flight when it was hit by a storm.
A sheer professional, Sarbjeet always dreamt of flying high but she never let her profession overcome her passion for dancing, travelling, writing and reading.
A sheer professional, Sarbjeet always dreamt of flying high but she never let her profession overcome her passion for dancing, travelling, writing and reading.

Travel influencer and dancing sensation, Sarbjeet Kaur believes in converting dreams into reality

UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 06:31 PM IST
Sarbjeet co-owns a company, Pure Bhangra that manages performing artistes, celebrity performers and managing a team of folk dancers.
But societal perceptions, and a false sense of familial honour, prevent many families from bringing their girls back, away from the life-threatening atmosphere that they are in at the homes of their husbands(airdone)
But societal perceptions, and a false sense of familial honour, prevent many families from bringing their girls back, away from the life-threatening atmosphere that they are in at the homes of their husbands(airdone)

Abused women need the support of their families

Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 08:09 PM IST
If the families that girls are married into knew that they have a strong support system at home, they might think twice before attacking them
Cash-starved Air India is putting its crew on a diet, changing their inflight menu to special low-fat meals.(Reuters Photo)
Cash-starved Air India is putting its crew on a diet, changing their inflight menu to special low-fat meals.(Reuters Photo)

Cash-starved Air India to put its crew on low-fat diet

New Delhi | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 05:56 PM IST
Dhananjay Kumar, the state-run airline’s spokesman, said Wednesday that the objective is to provide healthy and cost-effective meals to crews on domestic and international flights.
The Ujjain girl used to steal two-wheelers with duplicate keys and allegedly used money to pay for a course to become an air hostess(HT Photo)
The Ujjain girl used to steal two-wheelers with duplicate keys and allegedly used money to pay for a course to become an air hostess(HT Photo)

Ujjain girl stole vehicles to fuel her air hostess dreams, crash lands into jail

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 10:29 PM IST
Vaishnavi Singh told police that her first theft was by chance as she unlocked a two-wheeler with a key she found lying on the road. Ujjain cops are interrogating her to find out more.
When it comes to acting weird, the lyrics of ‘We are the World’ song seem to stream into the subconscious of an American, a Chinese and an Indian alike.
When it comes to acting weird, the lyrics of ‘We are the World’ song seem to stream into the subconscious of an American, a Chinese and an Indian alike.

A Calmer You, By Sonal Kalra: Always in a rush. But why?

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Of all the annoying species, the worst are those who impose their hyper behaviour on others, while travelling.
A list of shows to ease your stress at the end of a long day
A list of shows to ease your stress at the end of a long day

ReadersPick: 10 shows to unwind at the end of a day

Hindustan Times | By Samreen Tungekar
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 09:04 PM IST
HT Brunch readers reveal their late-night stress busters
The thing is that you find several varietals of buffoonery during flights.
The thing is that you find several varietals of buffoonery during flights.

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: #IdiotAlert on a flight

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2019 05:35 PM IST
Airlines don’t really need to spend on in-flight entertainment. Here’s why.
Air India planes are kept in the tarmac at the IGI airport in New Delhi on September 1.(AFP Photo)
Air India planes are kept in the tarmac at the IGI airport in New Delhi on September 1.(AFP Photo)

Air hostess falls out of Air India plane at Mumbai airport before departure, injured

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 11:03 PM IST
The incident took place when the flight AI 864, a Boeing 777-337 aircraft was being readied for its scheduled departure around 7 am.
Does your name ever stress you out? I’ve seen many who are not happy with what their parents named them.
Does your name ever stress you out? I’ve seen many who are not happy with what their parents named them.

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Does your name stress you out?

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 04:45 PM IST
If you are stuck with a name that reflects your parents’ sense of humour, this is for you.
Senior airline officials said the accused is a senior pilot who had been promoted to a managerial post.(REUTERS File)
Senior airline officials said the accused is a senior pilot who had been promoted to a managerial post.(REUTERS File)

Senior Air India official loses post, airline mum over allegations

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 02:45 AM IST
An air hostess alleged that she had been harassed for the last six years by the senior executive, describing him as a “predator” and equal, if not worse, to Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood film maker charged with sexual misconduct by leading actresses.
Pooja Chinchankar (centre) with her daughter (third from right) and the crew of her last flight.(Twitter/@caramelwings)
Pooja Chinchankar (centre) with her daughter (third from right) and the crew of her last flight.(Twitter/@caramelwings)

Daughter pilots mother’s last flight as Air India crew

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 07:10 AM IST
Pooja Chinchankar retired on Tuesday after a Mumbai-Bangalore-Mumbai flight, which her daughter piloted.
Anissia Batra allegedly committed suicide by jumping from a terrace in south Delhi’s Panchsheel Park.(Facebook Photo)
Anissia Batra allegedly committed suicide by jumping from a terrace in south Delhi’s Panchsheel Park.(Facebook Photo)

In-laws of Lufthansa air hostess who ‘jumped’ off terrace to be questioned after July 20: Police

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 09:12 PM IST
Police said the parents of Mayank Singhvi,husband of Anissia Batra, have been granted exemption from joining the probe by the court till July 20 on personal grounds.
Air hostess Anissia Batra died after falling from terrace of her apartment in south Delhi.(HT Photo)
Air hostess Anissia Batra died after falling from terrace of her apartment in south Delhi.(HT Photo)

Husband beat up Lufthansa air hostess during their honeymoon, mother alleges

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 09:56 AM IST
Anissia Batra (39) who worked with German airline Lufthansa, allegedly jumped from the terrace her house in Delhi on Friday. Her husband Mayank Singhvi has been arrested.
An Air India hostess has, in a letter to civil aviation minister and copied to the PM, accused a senior executive of sexually harassing her and her other female colleagues.(File photo)
An Air India hostess has, in a letter to civil aviation minister and copied to the PM, accused a senior executive of sexually harassing her and her other female colleagues.(File photo)

He is a predator: Air India hostess accuses senior executive of sexual harassment

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 11:29 PM IST
“This senior executive is a predator and has sexually propositioned me, abused me, used abusive languages on other women in my presence, spoken of sexual acts with me ,” the air hostess has written in a letter to civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu and marked to the PM.
An air hostess of Air India was allegedly molested by the pilot.(Reuters File Photo)
An air hostess of Air India was allegedly molested by the pilot.(Reuters File Photo)

Air India air hostess alleges molestation onboard by pilot

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 09:26 AM IST
The air hostess alleged that she was molested by the pilot of the Air India Ahmedabad-Mumbai flight on May 4.
Identified as Rajeev Vasant Dani, the man booked in the case is head of the sugar technology department at Vasantdada sugar institute in Pune.(HT Pune)
Identified as Rajeev Vasant Dani, the man booked in the case is head of the sugar technology department at Vasantdada sugar institute in Pune.(HT Pune)

Pune-based ‘sugar’ daddy held after Vistara air hostess lodges sexual harassment complaint

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 11:51 AM IST
Police said incident happened when passenger was de-planing after flight landed at T3 terminal in New Delhi on March 24. The air hostess told police she had been touched inappropriately
Vistara spokesperson said the company does not tolerate abusive or unruly behaviour by passengers that puts safety of its staff and customers at risk.(File Photo)
Vistara spokesperson said the company does not tolerate abusive or unruly behaviour by passengers that puts safety of its staff and customers at risk.(File Photo)

Vistara air hostess lodges sexual harassment complaint against 62-year-old passenger, man held

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 04:26 PM IST
The accused, Rajeev Vasant Dani, was arrested from the Delhi airport after the complaint was lodged.
The only time Vir has had a good experience with hostesses these days is on flights connected to Singapore Airlines.(Shutterstock)
The only time Vir has had a good experience with hostesses these days is on flights connected to Singapore Airlines.(Shutterstock)

The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: How an air hostess took my packed cold biryani and turned it into a gourmet meal

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 09:24 AM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about how air hostesses have always been sexualised, despite it being a strenuous job that requires a person to be working for as long as 8 hours at a stretch.
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