CT Quickies: From Go First’s Flight Operation To Rainfall Predictions In Indian States, Here Are 10 News Updates For You!

by Shreya Rathod

Have you read the news yet? Isn’t it tiring to visit different sites looking for news? Well, Curly Tales has you covered with ‘CT Quickies’ where you will get a compilation of today’s news. We have curated top news for you to glance through and save your time! From airline news to food crimes, here is news that you don’t want to miss!

News Updates For Today

1. Air India Has Relaxed The New Norm For Its Retiring Employee

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For personnel who are retiring in the current and following fiscal years, Air India has eased the new rule regarding the accrual of luxury leaves. The Tata Group-owned carrier updated its policy regarding privilege leaves for both permanent and full-term contract employees in March to reflect the state of the market.

2. Go First Cancels Flight Operations Till May 30

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Go First Airlines announced in a statement on May 27, Saturday, that all flight operations have been suspended until May 30. In addition to this, all customers who had purchased tickets with the airline will receive a full refund.

3. New US Consulate To Track Process Of Visa Application

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According to Eric Garcetti, US Ambassador to India, student appointments have already begun, and more openings will be available between June and August for individuals who need to start college this year. He described visas as the top priority since they demonstrate how closely the US and India are connected. According to him, the new Hyderabad Consulate is on track to hire twice as many officers as it currently has authorised, for which they are negotiating with the government.

4. Another Food Crime: Gulab Jamun With Dahi!


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Weird food combinations frequently leave the internet unimpressed. If you believed you had seen enough of them, we’re here to warn you that it’s still not over. We have discovered another such culinary pairing that has gone viral on social media. Gulab jamun and dahi have been dubbed the worst food pairing ever because of it.

5. Mumbai’s Heritage BEST Double-Decker Bus

The Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister on Wednesday evening flagged off the BEST historical special bus from the Colaba depot on the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link. Even though the bus only travelled a short distance, it made history. To commemorate the installation of a 180-meter-long deck slab on the 21.8-kilometre-long bridge, it was flagged off. By the end of 2023, the road is most likely to be available to traffic.

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6. Appointments For Spain Schengen Visa Booked For Next Month

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If you are looking to visit Spain, you might want to reschedule your plans. According to reports, post-pandemic, there is a huge backlog of visa applications for those who want to visit the country for a short time. There are more than 10,000 applications received each month, including those who want to stay for a longer period and students.

7. Bengaluru Woman Was Cheated For ₹4.5 Lakhs

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A man in Bengaluru scammed a 37-year-old woman out of ₹4.5 lakhs using an online dating app. In order to aid in the money’s recovery, the woman later reported the incident to the local police, who in turn reported it on May 19 to the Whitefield Cyber Crime Police Station. According to the authorities, the woman met a man named Advik Chopra from Mumbai on an app around a month ago who claimed to be a medical specialist with a base in London.

8. IndiGo Employees Are Protesting At Mumbai Airport, Here’s Why

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Many IndiGo employees reportedly went on strike at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport because they felt harassed by airport staff. In a statement on May 26, IndiGo stated that it was aware of the situation and that there was a conversation going on between the management and the crew. They went on to say that the claims of 1,700 employees were demonstrating are false and that there are actually only 17 protestors.

9. Mandwa To Gateway Of India Water Route Will Remain Close

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From May 26 to August 31, water transportation on the Mandwa to Gateway route will be completely shut off. The water transportation from Mandwa to Gateway will be suspended for three months, according to the Maritime Department. The Maritime Department has also sent a letter to the shipping firms. This service will reopen in September after being suspended as of May 26. Passengers will therefore have the choice of road transit rather than water transport for the ensuing three months.

10. IMD Issues Rainfall Alerts In These Indian States

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On Saturday, the India Meteorological Department issued an alert and warned that Delhi may experience thunderstorms over the next three to four days. According to the forecast service, northwest India will see unusually heavy rains today and tomorrow due to moisture from the Arabian Sea, and there will be thunderstorms in North-Western India for 5 days. Apart from this, East Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala will witness rainfall.

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