The Boeing 737 Max 8 plane
The recent crash of an Ethiopian Airline aeroplane has brought so much attention to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Here are some key facts about the American-made narrow-body aircraft:
Boeing's lost $24 Billion in market cap in two days
Boeing’s crisis of confidence continues with a growing number of countries and airline carriers suspending flights of the 737 Max 8 aircraft. The suspensions include the governments of the EU, China, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, India and Malaysia. But not the U.S. yet.
India-Pakistan's troubled history
Tensions have escalated between India and Pakistan after New Delhi launched air strikes in Pakistani territory.
India considers action against Pakistan after suicide attack
India was weighing its options for retaliation against Pakistan after a Kashmir terror attack killed over 40 Indian paramilitaries. Mobs attacked Kashmiris in India and some TV channels called for going to war.
India said to mull plan to pay cash to farmers
India is considering a plan to transfer cash to farmers to ease their financial burden instead of offering subsidies, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Kumbh Mela Hindu festival begins in India
The largest religious gathering on earth and is set to take place at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati rivers. India's Hindu nationalist-led government has actively promoted the festival.
India ready for world's biggest religious festival
India is all set for Kumbh Mela, the biggest religious festival in the world, beginning on January 15.
Protestors and police clash in Kerala
Protestors clashed with police the day after 2 women entered the Sabarimala temple complex in Kerala, India.