Surging aircraft deliveries will keep airfare under pressure in 2020

With Boeing 737 Max expected to return to service next year, overall aircraft deliveries are likely to increase in 2020 and this will continue to keep airfares under pressure, said a senior official of global airlines body IATA on Wednesday. During a presentation here, Brian Pearce, Chief Economist, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, […]

US wants Pak to try and convict Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed now

The United States called upon Pakistan on Wednesday to follow up its long overdue indictment of Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 2002 Mumbai massacre, with “full prosecution” and “expeditious trial” in a sign it remains sceptical of Pakistan’s dubious counter-terrorism measures. Saeed and four associates were indicted Tuesday by […]

International Universal Health Coverage Day 2019: Date, theme and significance

Promoted by the World Health Organization, Universal Health Coverage Day is celebrated annually on December 12. The day commemorates the December 2012 resolution by the United Nations General Assembly urging countries to accelerate progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) as an essential part of international development. The idea of the resolution is that everyone […]