Airlines can charge for preferred seats, check-in bags: Govt

In a move that would raise the cost of air travel, the government Monday said it has allowed airlines to charge passengers for preferred seats on a flight, check-in baggages and meals, among other things. “Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle certain services and to charge fees for […]

Chinese troops put up another tent in Ladakh

Showing no signs of withdrawing from the Indian territory after their incursion in Ladakh two weeks ago, Chinese troops have erected an additional tent in the Daulat Beg Oldi(DBO) sector raising to five the number of such structures in the area. The Chinese troops have also deployed Molosser dogs to keep a vigil, according to […]

Seven golden rules to live longer revealed

A few simple changes to diet and lifestyle can protect you against a string of killer diseases and add years to your life, a landmark study has shown. Following seven golden rules not only cut the risk of dying from cancer by 20 per cent, it also slashed risks of lung disease by half and […]

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