Daily Archives: November 2, 2018

Myanmar land issues come in way of Rs 11.77-billion friendship highway

Trilateral highway connectivity between India, Myanmar and Thailand has hit a roadblock as hurdles in land acquisition in most parts of Myanmar have hampered the construction of roads and 71 bridges. The project seeks to connect India with Myanmar and onwards to Thailand and will be its gateway to ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations).

New details highlight Lion Air jet’s problems before crash

New details about the crashed Lion Air’s jet previous flight have cast more doubt on the Indonesian airline’s claim to have fixed technical problems as hundreds of personnel searched the sea a fifth day Friday for victims and the plane’s fuselage. The brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane plunged into the Java Sea early

Oil falls again as U.S. allows Iran sanctions waivers

Oil prices slipped further on Friday, heading for a weekly loss of more than 6 percent, after a report that Washington has granted several countries waivers on sanctions on Tehran, allowing them to continue to import Iranian crude. Benchmark crude oil was down 20 cents a barrel at $72.69 by 0900 GMT. The contract has

Qatar Airways clarifies, water tanker hit their plane

Qatar Airways has clarified that their plane, which was parked at Kolkata’s Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport, was hit by a water-servicing truck on Thursday. Earlier, the officials had reported that the plane hit a water tanker during its arrival from Doha. However, in an official statement, Qatar Airways specified that the aircraft was parked

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