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AirAsia India launches its first flight from Kolkata and Ranchi, plans to hire local talent across posts

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Bengaluru, April 15, 2017: AirAsia India, a joint venture between Tata Sons and AirAsia, on Saturday launched its first flight from Kolkata and Ranchi as a part of its continued expansion.

The carrier will connect Kolkata-Ranchi and Ranchi-New Delhi with double daily flights and plans to hire local talent across posts, both on-ground and in-flight from these two cities.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das flagged off the first flight to New Delhi from Ranchi and the first departure from Kolkata was flagged off by airline’s Chief Financial Officer Deepak Mahendra and Kesavan Sivanandam, Director, Customer Experience and Ground Operations.

Airline’s MD and CEO Amar Abrol was present along with other officials in Ranchi.

The carrier currently flies to 15 destinations with its three hubs in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Kolkata covering Chandigarh, Jaipur, Guwahati, Imphal, Pune, Goa, Vizag, Kochi, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Bagdogra and Ranchi. (IANS)

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Film ‘Ranchi Diaries’ Team Meets Jharkhand CM Ahead of its Release

'Ranchi Diaries' is releasing on October 13

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The cast of Ranchi Diaries with Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das. ians

Ranchi, October 4, 2017 : Actor Anupam Kher along with the team of his forthcoming production venture “Ranchi Diaries” on October 3 met Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das.

The team of Ranchi Diaries – including actors Himansh Kohli and Soundarya Sharma and writer-director Sattwik Mohanty – met Das to thank him for the support that the government extended to the film.

“In the last couple of years, the Jharkhand government has been very forthcoming and supportive of the films that are being made to spread awareness about the cultural heritage and tourism of the state,” Anupam said in a statement.

“We are very fortunate to have been given this (support) by the CM. It was a pleasure meeting him today (Tuesday). He also said that they are trying to make the film tax free since the whole film is shot here,” he added.

“Ranchi Diaries” follows the story of “Gudiya”, played by debutante Soundarya and her friends, Taaha Shah and Himansh , who are out to make it big in a small town (Ranchi). It is Anupam’s first production.

The film ‘Ranchi Diaries’ is releasing on October 13. (IANS)

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