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Jet Airways' lenders hope bidding process can save airline

Apr. 18, 2019 6:58 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Creditors of India's beleaguered Jet Airways said they were "reasonably hopeful" that a bidding process with potential investors for a controlling stake in the airline would save the company, while airline employees rallied in New Delhi and Mumbai for a government rescue. A consortium of...

India's Jet Airways stock falls on report of temporary close

Apr. 16, 2019 8:17 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Beleaguered Indian airline Jet Airways' stock fell sharply on Tuesday after its former chairman reportedly withdrew plans to bid for a controlling stake in the company and news media said its flight operations might be temporarily halted. Naresh Goyal, who founded Jet Airways in 1992 and...

Pedestrian bridge collapses in Mumbai, 5 killed and 36 hurt

Mar. 14, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A pedestrian bridge connecting a train station with a road collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 30, police said. Police officer Praveen Satpal said 36 injured people were hospitalized, some in serious condition. Some motorists who were...

Rival Pakistan-India standoff latest in long Kashmir dispute

Feb. 28, 2019 2:40 PM EST

SRINIGAR, India (AP) — This week's standoff between India and Pakistan is their latest in a long dispute over the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir, dating back to their independence in 1947. Once unified as a single territory under British rule, India and Pakistan have struggled to create their own...

Pakistan re-imposes ban on US-wanted suspect's charities

Feb. 22, 2019 9:57 AM EST

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan re-imposed a ban on two charities run by a U.S.-designated terrorist blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, officials said Friday. The Interior Ministry said it decided on the ban during a meeting with by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday in which it resolved to implement...