India’s aviation watchdog has launched an inquiry after reports that a Jet Airways Boing 777 suddenly lost 5,000 feet over Turkey’s crowded skies. The pilot was said to be taking a “controlled nap” while his co-pilot was looking at her tablet computer.
Survivors of the bloody Odessa May 2 clashes and subsequent tragedy at Trade Union House, where nearly 50 people were burnt alive, have organized international photo exhibits in order to convey the events with a new clarity denied to viewers by Kiev.
As the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi concludes the next leg of his neighborhood bonhomie with a visit to Nepal, the world busies itself scrutinizing the possible bilateral implications – not between India and Nepal but between India and China.
An Indian fashion photo shoot depicting a woman being physically assaulted on a bus has triggered widespread outrage as it mirrors a 2012 fatal gang rape. Officials call for legal action over “glorifying violence.”
The World Trade Organization got a surprise setback on Thursday when India, pushing for concessions on agricultural stockpiling, vetoed plans for universal customs rules. The deal could have added $1 trillion and 21 million jobs to the world economy.
As Benjamin Netanyahu talks of “prolonged war”, Gaza burns and the death toll rises every day, its only power plant razed to the ground, and helpless Egyptian mediators who keep revising their ceasefire proposals.
At least 19 children and a bus driver have been killed after a school bus collided with a train in southern India. The death toll may rise as many of the injured are in critical condition, Indian officials told local media.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has praised the new development bank founded this week by the BRICS countries for creating a financial institution that could counter the Western-dominated IMF and World Bank.