India's Rs 2,500 an hour aam aadmi flight takes off tomorrow

NEW DELHI: The first regional flight under the Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme will be between Shimla and Delhi and PM Narendra Modi will flag off the first flight tomorrow, the aviation ministry announced today. “The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the first UDAN flight under RCS on Shimla-Delhi sector on April 27, 2017. Simultaneously, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will also flag off the inaugural UDAN flights on Kadapa – Hyderabad and Nanded-Hyderabad sectors,” said a release from the government. "Airfare for a 1-hour journey of appx.

After Delhi drubbing, what will Kejriwal do? 4 options for failing AAP chief

After the humiliating defeat of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab, Goa and now in the Delhi municipal corporation elections, its supremo Arvind Kejriwal faces a dark future. In less than five years, the public hero has turned into a poor joke. Kejriwal has squandered his hard-earned political capital through organisational mismanagement, rank hypocrisy, opportunism and utter hubris. What will Kejriwal do now? Below are four options for the failing leader 1.

CSS Corp opens second delivery centre in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: IT service provider CSS Corp, announced the opening of its new global delivery centre in International Tech Park (ITPB), Bangalore to house the company’s growing Infrastructure Management and Tech Support Business. “We are delighted to announce the launch of our new delivery center in Bangalore. Our relationship with Interface Security Systems gave us the impetus to open this new delivery center and our engagement with them will be the first to go live here.

India will help WhatsApp monetise its business

NEW DELHI: Messaging app WhatsApp is working on solutions to enable businesses to use its platform to connect with consumers and India will play a "crucial role" for the product, a company official said today. Last year, the Facebook-owned company had said WhatsApp will test tools that allow users to communicate with businesses and organisations like banks and airlines through its platform. While WhatsApp does not intend to introduce any third- party ads, it is looking at ways to monetise the platform and working with businesses could be a step in that direction.

India, neighbours push for leprosy, kala-azar elimination by 2020

NEW DELHI: Countries in the WHO South-East Asian Region including India today resolved to fast-track efforts to eradicate and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTD) such as leprosy, lymphatic filariasis and kala-azar by 2020. These diseases, the global health body said, affect the most marginalised and neglected population, pushing them further into poverty and a life marred by deformity and stigma. Among the six WHO regions, South-East Asia continues to bear the second highest burden of NTDs.