Month: January 2012

Spreading New Wings

He retired as the deputy director, Higher Education, Maharashtra state only to get into the shoes of a student again. An example of sheer self-confidence and the urge to pursue a childhood passion. Meet 61-year-old Laxman Kokate who is the…

IAF women pilots break altitude barrier

New Delhi: Continuing with their sparkling achievements, IAF women pilots have now begun to go where no women has gone before. They are flying military cargo aircraft sorties to forbidding high-altitude forward areas like Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) and Leh.…

Over 50% of cabin crew of AI to be under 37

New Delhi: Last week when 36 “flying models” of Kingfisher joined national carrier Air India – long notorious for its virtually senior citizen cabin crew – as air hostesses, the airline started a journey back in time to its glamorous…