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Hakeem Irfan

  • At 30,000 crore, Indians, the biggest foreign investors in real estate sector of Dubai

    The Dubai land department released the figures last week, stating that Indians were the highest value foreign investors, making 7,353 transactions of 18.123 billion AED (Arab Emirates Dirham) worth of property deals. The investment also exceeds annual budgets of many small states of India,...

    Friday, 30 January 2015 - 7:45am
  • Sujatha has a Muslim husband and Hindu brother accused of triggering riots in Trilokpuri

    Sujatha, a private insurance company employee in her twenties lives in a three-room tenement, equidistant from a masjid and Mata Ki Chowki in Trilokpuri area of east Delhi, that witnessed communal clashes last month. Almost everyone in block 20 of Trilokpuri can take you to her house. Sujatha, a...

    Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 6:05am
  • Lashkar-e-Toiba goes local, Kashmiri recruits on the rise

    The number of Kashmiri militants in Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) has increased significantly in the Valley hinting at the groups resurgent influence in the state, senior police officials said.  In South Kashmir, for instance the LeT was able to strike many times recently. On Friday, two LeT militants were...

    Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 7:30am
  • Loss making Air India to shell $50000 for extending flight hours of an old plane

    The loss making national carrier Air India has to shell out another $50000 as the airline asked for the extension of flight hours of Airbus A-320-231 by 1000 flight hours from the permitted 60000 flight hours. The Director General of Civil Aviation approved the extension in October this year....

    Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 5:55am
  • Air India faces turbulence again as 33 more pilots quit

    What's worse, many are leaving without even tendering their resignations

    Monday, 27 October 2014 - 8:25am
  • Alliance Air flying hours halve as pilots leave

    In limbo Alliance Air operates services with a fleet of 4 CRJ and 4 ATR aircraft mostly to Tier 2 and 3 cities, or those which link these cities to the metro hubs The airline CEO Anil Mehta, speaking to dna, claimed that airline operates at least 24 flights everyday, but denied that pilots and...

    Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 6:40am
  • Alliance Air flying hours halve as 14 pilots leave

    Alliance Air, a subsidiary of national carrier Air India, has witnessed substantial attrition as 14 pilots and many other staffers have left the company in the last few months, affecting the utilisation of its eight aircraft. As per the fleet utilisation chart prepared daily, average hours each...

    Friday, 17 October 2014 - 6:25am
  • CBI chief closes 12 high-profile cases in a hurry

    Tatra, coal block allocation among those Sinha wrapped up 'for want of prosecutable evidence'

    Wednesday, 8 October 2014 - 5:00am
  • Jammu and Kashmir floods: For a change, stone pelters help police to rescue people

    The floods that ravaged Kashmir were a great social-leveller. Not only they bridged gap between rich and poor queuing up for food in relief camps, it also saw the stone-pelters and police on the same side. Police officers confirm to dna that these youth, whom they had booked umpteen times for...

    Monday, 22 September 2014 - 5:34am
  • Kulgam: The worst hit village due to floods in south Kashmir

    A non-descript village in Kulgam district of South Kashmir,

    Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 4:29pm