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Low fuel issue: AI grounds operations director

Low fuel issue: AI grounds operations director

Mumbai: Air India has temporarily taken away its director of operations Amitabh Singh from flying duties for his failure to report to the DGCA a mid-air fuel issue in Sydney last week, a source said. Singh, who was captaining a New Delhi-Sydney flight on September 7, failed to file the mandatory report on the low fuel situation to the DGCA, though he informed the airline. PTI

Youth beheads father for objecting to PUBG

Belagavi: A 21-year-old unemployed man allegedly killed his 61-year-old father and beheaded him after he objected to his playing games on the mobile phone all the time, the police said on Monday. The incident took place around 4.30 am on Monday in Kakti village, 15 km from here. PTI

Woman with 11 kids pregnant for 20th time

Mumbai: A woman hailing from the nomadic Gopal community in Maharashtra, Lankabai Kharat, has become pregnant for the 20th time, doctors said. The 38-year-old woman from Beed district, who has had 16 successful deliveries and three abortions so far, is now seven months’ pregnant, doctors said. Each time, she delivered a single child and five of them died, while 11 have survived. PTI

Anupriya becomes 1st pilot from Naxal hotbed

Bhubaneswar: A feat that is sure to inspire many young girls, 27-year-old Anupriya Lakra, a tribal girl from Odisha’s Maoist-affected Malkangiri district, has proved that the sky is not the limit as she became the first female pilot from this backward region. Lakra has been selected to join a private airlines as a co-pilot. IANS

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