Aviation: Air India to start services on three routes

Air India will begin services on Mumbai-Patna-Amritsar and Mumbai-Nairobi routes from September 27, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday. The minister also said that the national carrier will launch its operation on Delhi-Chennai-Bali route from October 27. “I am delighted to announce that on the occasion of World Tourism Day on 27th Sept 2019, Air India will […]

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Africa: Spectacular India excites at NCAC Exposition

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India special day will be remembered for the breathtaking performances reminiscent of Bollywood productions at the International Arts and Crafts (INAC) Expo organised by the National Council for Arts and Culture in Abuja. As INAC 2018 gains momentum, India, a major participant at the exhibition, took turns to wow guests on 22nd November, a day set aside to celebrate everything […]

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News:India completes 20 Projects in Africa in a bid to match China’s dollar diplomacy

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Although a late starter, India is fast catching up with China in extending credit world over to build infrastructure and push economic ventures. The Modi government has extended $24.2 billion line of credit ($10 billion between 2003 and 2014) to partner countries. Fifty-two lines of credit have been issued since 2014 and more are in the offing, when Jordanian king […]

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Aviation: Like Arik in Nigeria, India offers up Air India for Sale at $8b

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet has signed off on a plan to sell all or part of Air India Ltd., a debt-ridden, state-run carrier with the most unusual baggage. The airline’s balance sheet includes commercial space near London Heathrow, land in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Nairobi, all bought during the heydays when the airline commissioned paintings by Indian modern […]

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Tourism: With over 200,000 Medical Tourists mostly from Africa INDIA offers 6 months Multiple entry E-Visa

India medical tourism surge

Overseas travellers visiting India for medical treatment has surged in recent years. According to figures released by India’s Ministry of Tourism, the number of people entering India on medical visas jumped 166% in the last three years, from 75,688 in 2014 to 201,333 in 2016. And in order for further boost the sector, the Indian government is taking steps to […]

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News: Rising numbers of women in their 70s are giving birth in India

Like any new mother, Daljinder Kaur is besotted with her newborn. But Kaur, who recently gave birth to a baby boy, is not like most first-time mothers. She’s 72 years old – one of the oldest women in the world to give birth. 101 East reporter Mary Ann Jolley travels to India to investigate the country’s booming in vitro fertilisation […]

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Ethiopian Airlines operations in India to expand to more cities

Betting big on India’s booming aviation market which has outperformed the US and China in terms of domestic passengers traffic growth, Africa’s leading carrier Ethiopian Airlines plans to expand its operations in India with new flights and aircraft upgrade. The pan-African flag carrier currently operates a daily double service to New Delhi and Mumbai from capital city Addis Ababa. It […]

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Tourism yields $12 per acre while Agriculture yields $3 in South Africa

TOFTigers, the nature travel action charity, which recently launched it‘s Good Wildlife Travel Guide to India and Nepal’ is quite hopeful that niche tourism segment in India, mainly wildlife nature tourism, will grow manifold. “The niche tourism segment in India is very small and still very young. It is just 15-16 years old. We are still very small but it […]

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Ghana’s first paragliding pilot relishes success

The first Ghanaian paragliding pilot, Jonathan Quaye, has expressed his joy in taking part in the just-ended paragliding festival held as part of the Easter celebrations in Kwahu in the Eastern Region, APA learns here.He was successfully trained in Pune, India. The festival attracted 10 pilots of international repute from the USA, Peru, Japan, France and Belgium. An interview he […]

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Rizwan Kadri Confirmed As Managing Director/CEO, SAHCOL

By Friday Nwosu The board of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), has confirmed the appointment of Rizwan Kadri as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (COO), with effect from 1st April, 2016. Rizwan Kadri joined the grand handling firm in December, 2015 as Chief Operating Officer (COO), but was later appointed as Acting Managing Director in January,2016, after the former Managing […]

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