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Preparing the Script for Privatisation

The privatisation of Air India marks the gradual erosion of the public sector and inclusive employment.

Regulations for Drones in India

The 2017 draft guidelines on the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, indicate a reversal of the government’s earlier misgivings about drone technology. However, in a field with rapid technological advances, the long delays in framing drone regulatory norms, and the as yet non-existent policy, could mean a failure to harness the innovative potential of civilian drones.

Inception of Aviation Routes between India and China

Chinese National Aviation Corporation initiated the diplomatic relations for air connectivity between China and British India in the 1930s. The proposal included extending the CNAC’s service from Chungking in South-west China with Dinjan (in upper Assam). This was the context for the development of an air route between China and India. This commercial venture (which was threatened by World War II) played an active part in the wartime operation, especially after the fall of Rangoon and the consequent capture of the Burma Road by the Japanese forces.
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