Monthly archives: August, 2021

US in final phase of evacuations from Kabul; Taliban seize 3 airport gates

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands US forces are in the final phase of leaving Kabul, ending two decades of involvement in Afghanistan, and just over 1,000 civilians at the airport remain to be flown out before troops withdraw, a Western security official said on Sunday. The country’s new Taliban rulers are prepared to take control of the …

India brings back close to 400 people from Afghanistan in three flights

India brings back close to 400 people from Afghanistan in three flights

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India on Sunday brought back nearly 400 people, including 329 of its nationals and two Afghan lawmakers, in three different flights as part of its efforts to evacuate its citizens from Kabul in the backdrop of the deteriorating situation in the city after its takeover by the Taliban. A total of 168 …

Air fares between India and UAE remain high as strong demand continues

India brings back close to 400 people from Afghanistan in three flights

By Administrator_India Capital Sands With the United Arab Emirates lifting a ban on transit flights from India soon after opening its borders to Indian customers, prices of flight tickets between the two countries have risen by about 70 percent and even tripled on some routes. Starting fares for one-way flights to Dubai from New Delhi, …

Explained | What are oil bonds and are they to blame for high fuel prices?

Oil Up, Fuel Demand Outlook Clears Over Full Vaccine Approval

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The oil bonds issued by the UPA government to insulate consumers from crude price shocks have snowballed into a political rallying point. The Modi-led NDA government has blamed these oil bonds that are hitting payback time now for the Centre’s inability to cut taxes and enable cheaper petrol and diesel. Here’s …

US-India flights to take longer after Afghanistan’s airspace shuts

US-India flights to take longer after Afghanistan's airspace shuts

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Flights on the India-US and Europe routes could take up to 30 minutes more than usual as airlines have been asked to avoid Afghanistan’s airspace after the Taliban took control of the country’s capital Kabul. Afghanistan’s Civil Aviation Authority on Monday issued a notice to air carriers stating that the airspace had been released …

Users under 18 years will soon be able to seek removal of pictures from image search result

Users under 18 years will soon be able to seek removal of pictures from image search result

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Tech giant Google on Wednesday said it will introduce a new policy in the coming weeks that will enable those under 18 years or their parents to request for removal of their images from Google Image search results. Among a number of new measures, Google will also ensure that Location History …