Day: June 20, 2020

Govt may extend airfare caps beyond August 24 if necessary: Aviation secy

The federal government-imposed upper and reduced boundaries on airfares might be extended beyond August 24, based on how the problem turns out to be, Aviation Secretary P S Kharola stated on Saturday.

The federal government resumed domestic passenger flights from Might 25 immediately after approximately two months of suspension to battle the coronavirus outbreak. But it placed reduced and upper boundaries on airfares based on the length of the flight.

It had stated on Might 21 that these boundaries would be in area for a time period of three months.

“Relying on how the problem turns out, the fare band might have to altered beyond that (August 24) also. But suitable now, it is only for three months,” Kharola stated at a push meeting below.

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Worldwide passenger flights continue to remain suspended in the state.

Nevertheless, the federal government

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PM surrendered Indian territory to Chinese aggression, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Key Minister Narendra Modi in excess of his remark that neither is any person inside of India’s territory nor has any of its posts been captured, alleging that the PM has “surrendered” Indian territory to Chinese aggression.

In a assertion on the all-party meeting termed by Modi on Friday to examine the predicament at the India-China border, the authorities said, “At the outset, primary minister clarified that neither is any person inside of our territory nor is any of our post captured.”

Tagging PM’s remarks with his tweet, Gandhi said, “PM has surrendered Indian territory to Chinese aggression.”

“If the land was Chinese: 1. Why were being our troopers killed? 2. Wherever were being they killed?” Gandhi said.

The categorical assertion by the primary minister arrived in the wake of reports that the Chinese navy has transgressed into the Indian side of the

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