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A screen grab from the virtual awards ceremony hosted by the Duchess of Cornwall.(Royal Commonwealth Society)

UK: Indian-origin student wins Queen’s Commonwealth Essay contest

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 01:21 AM IST
Aditya Choudhury, a 14-year-old student from Singapore, and 16-year-old Ananya Mukerji from India were on Friday declared the senior winner and runner-up of the 2020 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition
Terminal building of Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport. Except Bengaluru-based Star Air that commenced its operations in January last year, no airline in service has dedicated UDAN operations.(Representational Image)
Terminal building of Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport. Except Bengaluru-based Star Air that commenced its operations in January last year, no airline in service has dedicated UDAN operations.(Representational Image)

Regional connectivity: Two new airlines in final stages of certification by DGCA

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 10:50 AM IST
With the government putting a lot of focus on regional connectivity scheme (RCS) under its UDAN scheme, the two operators are also likely to fly on regional routes only
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri along with other officials during review work of a newly constructed domestic airport, in Deoghar district Saturday.(PTI)
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri along with other officials during review work of a newly constructed domestic airport, in Deoghar district Saturday.(PTI)

Flight operation from Darbhanga under regional connectivity scheme to begin in November

Hindustan Times, Darbhanga/Patna | By Bishnu K Jha and Ruchir Kumar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2020 01:37 PM IST
Spicejet will operate flights from Darbhanga to Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai under RCS.
While some states, including Delhi, already issue smart cards for the two documents, many transport authorities across India provide them on paper booklets, cited by officials as a hindrance to streamlining databases and enforcement of the law.(HT Picture for representation)
While some states, including Delhi, already issue smart cards for the two documents, many transport authorities across India provide them on paper booklets, cited by officials as a hindrance to streamlining databases and enforcement of the law.(HT Picture for representation)

Driving licences, registration certificates to be uniform nationwide

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2019 12:00 AM IST
The Union government on Thursday notified rules for common smart card formats for driving licences and vehicle registration certificates to standardise documents across all states and prepare a centralised digital repository that can also help in checking forgery and duplication.
(FILES) - An aerial file photo taken on January 11, 2015 shows the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public in the morning on September 20, 2015 following an intrusion attempt. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD(AFP File)
(FILES) - An aerial file photo taken on January 11, 2015 shows the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Eiffel Tower was closed to the public in the morning on September 20, 2015 following an intrusion attempt. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD(AFP File)

France attracting more Indians than UK

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2018 11:42 PM IST
France attracted 185,000 more Indian business visitors and tourists in 2016, while the overall number of visits to the UK by Indians fell by 1.73% that year.
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