Monthly Archives: March 2018

CBI preliminary enquiry against Deepak Kochhar, Videocon’s Dhoot: Reports

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar’s husband Deepak Kochhar in connection with Videocon loan row, sources said on Saturday. Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, and Venugopal Dhoot, the promoter of Videocon Group are caught up in a controversy over ICICI allegedly granting

Oil PSUs to supply Euro-VI fuel in Delhi from April 1

State-owned oil firms will from tomorrow supply petrol and diesel meeting stringent Euro-VI emission norms in the national capital. Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Co will supply the less polluting fuel at all their outlets from tomorrow, IOC officials said. The Euro-VI grade fuel supplies in the national

SpiceJet to investigate allegations of strip search by cabin crew

SpiceJet is investigating its security personnel after allegations from airhostesses that they were strip-searched and touched inappropriately. A video shot of these airhostesses complaining about the incident has surfaced. It was shot at the Mumbai airport. A senior SpiceJet executive said it was a “pat-down” search. He added the number of such searches have increased

‘Equal opportunity employer’ – Vistara airline introduces its first male cabin crew

Vistara airline today announced it has introduced its first male cabin crew as part of plans to be an “equal opportunity employer”. The crew took to the skies following the completion of a rigorous three-month safety and service training programme to the exacting standards of Tata and Singapore Airlines, the airline said in a statement.

Mamata Banerjee opposes Air India disinvestment; Derek O’Brien too raises questions

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today strongly opposed the Centre’s move to disinvest its stake in Air India and TMC leader Derek O’Brien questioned the decision, saying a parliamentary panel was still examining the issue. Hours after the government released the preliminary information memorandum on strategic disinvestment of the national carrier, Banerjee took to

Singapore Airlines receives world’s first 787-10 aircraft

With an aim to revolutionise ‘regional’ business class, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has unveiled latest cabin interiors with flatbed seats on its brand new Boeing 787-10 aircraft. Known for its high-end services, the airlines aims to redefine travel on flights up to eight hours called regional routes, with its refreshed cabin. Singapore International Airlines (SIA) on