Emirates VP speaks on airlines’ new plans, market trends and technology

The airline industry in India for a long time has been floating on murky waters. However, Emirates continues to fly high. In February, the Dubai-based airways announced a commitment for 40 A330-900s and 30 A350-900s worth $21.4 billion at list prices in an agreement signed with Airbus, to be delivered from 2021 and 2024.

The airline will also receive 14 more A380 deliveries from 2019 until the end of 2021. In an exclusive interview to News Today, vice-president of Emirates (India & Nepal) Essa Sulaiman Ahmad speaks on the airlines’ new plans, market trends and technology. Continue Reading

Residents Welfare Assn in Ambattur, Chennai, celebrates achievers

Ambattur Venkatapuram Oragadam Road Residents Welfare Association celebrated the sixth year of honouring achievers who had contributed to society, art, environment and more. Continue Reading

Ambattur residents meet Metrowater CE over tanker supply

Property tax and its collection has been of much issue in the neighbourhood lately. With residents meeting up with the Minister for Municipal Administration, the issue has been put to rest temporarily. Continue Reading

Activist begins drive to plant 1,000 saplings on APJ’s anniversary

With 27 July being the fourth anniversary of his idol’s passing, Murugan wanted to do something big and organised a mega sapling plantation drive, where he would give away and plant a total of 1,000 saplings. Continue Reading

Foresight of Chinese lawmakers helps them thrive in electric vehicle market

It seems that the Chinese government looks far ahead than its counterparts. By forcing manufacturers to adopt alternative technology, China now has the most number of electric vehicle startups in the world. The reason was that they were realistic. They knew that their dominance in one field will come to an end but their ability to accept defeat when it mattered and focus their energy into futuristic ideals is something worth learning from. Continue Reading

Ashok Leyland takes cost cutting route, to save Rs 500 cr in a year

The firm’s Whole-Time director and CFO, Gopal Mahadevan, told reporters at an event held in city recently that the cost-saving initiatives are going to very important to them. Continue Reading

How Cafe Coffee Day Siddhartha grew the business

Through calculative approach and meticulous focus on investing at the right place at the right time, Siddhartha had come a long way from being known as the son-in-law of former Karnataka Chief Minister, S M Krishna. Continue Reading

Will rural sector buck the trend and help revive auto sector?

ACMA, an apex body representing the interests of the Indian auto component industry, announced that around one million jobs could be lost if the slowdown, that has set in unnoticed last year, persisted. Continue Reading

Transportation enroute to witness global changes thanks to our slave mindset

If you are a person who grew up in the late 90s and during the infant stages of the 21st century, then you would have all too often heard about the world running out of fossil fuel. Believe me or not, it is the first critical moment after which the world went crazy about emissions and subsequently began the impetus to build electric vehicles that are badged clean by those who do not use their brain. Continue Reading