Day: October 1, 2020

US airlines lay off thousands of staff as federal relief ends

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Air travel has been devastated by a fall in demand during the pandemic US airlines have begun laying off thousands of workers after efforts to negotiate a new economic relief plan in Congress stalled. American Airlines says it shedding 19,000 workers and United Airlines 13,000. The carriers – badly hit …

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Make full refund of air tickets within 3 weeks: SC to airlines | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered domestic airlines operating flights within and outside India to refund passengers the cost of tickets of flights cancelled between March 25-May 24 without any cancellation charges. Accepting the proposal of civil aviation ministry and directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) submitted by solicitor general Tushar Mehta, a …

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Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians: Rohit’s class, Pollard and Hardik’s power give MI 48-run win | Cricket News

ABU DHABI: Rohit Sharma‘s elegance mingled with the belligerence of his two six-hitting lieutenants as Mumbai Indians humbled Kings XI Punjab by 48 runs in an IPL match on Thursday. Invited to bat, the classy Rohit laid the foundation with a 45-ball 70, lacing his innings with eight fours and three sixes. Scorecard | Points …

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IPL 2020: Kohli shares heartwarming post to celebrate his camaraderie with AB de Villiers | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Sharing a heartwarming picture with teammate AB de Villiers as a tribute to their friendship, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said the most special thing about sport is “mutual respect you share with your fellow team members.” Taking to Twitter, Kohli shared a picture to celebrate his friendship with …

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SC: Can’t cite pandemic to deny workers overtime | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Covid-19 pandemic is not a grave public emergency threatening the security of the country that it should enable governments to suspend provisions of the Factories Act that mandate employers to pay workers overtime at double the normal wage rate. To allow factories and production houses …

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The Dravid effect in Nagarkoti’s road to recovery | Cricket News

JAIPUR: On the face of it, nothing has changed in the last two years for Kamlesh Nagarkoti. The pacer is as driven, as accurate and as lethal while playing in the IPL as he was two years back when he left everyone awestruck with his skill during the Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand. As …

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GST collections post 1st rise after 6 months

NEW DELHI: Goods and services tax (GST) collections grew 4% to Rs 95,000 crore in September — the first rise after six months of decline — indicating a recovery in economic activity. Exports rose 5.3% to $27.4 billion, initial estimates released by the government showed. This is the first increase in exports since February when …

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Pakistan rope in David Hemp as head coach of women’s team | Cricket News

KARACHI: Pakistan has roped in Australia-based David Hemp as head coach of the national women’s team which has seen a regular change of guard at the helm of affairs in the last few years. The Pakistan Cricket Board said on Thursday that Hemp was appointed after a robust and transparent recruitment process in which a …

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Now, Germany withdraws permission for AI Frankfurt flights till October 14; 12 flights cancelled

NEW DELHI: The ongoing air bubble disagreement between India and Germany has taken a turn for the worse. Germany has now withdrawn permission for Air India to operate flights to Frankfurt. “All our flights to and from Frankfurt till October 14 have been cancelled due to that withdrawal of permission by German authorities,” said an …

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Intermittent fasting can lead to muscle loss: Study

A recent study conducted by the University of California, San Francisco found that intermittent fasting alone is not more beneficial than any regular eating pattern and the diet can result in significant amount of muscle loss. For the study, the researchers compared two groups of participants – one who ate a regular diet (three meals …

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