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Prince Mathews Thomas

Chief Of Corporate Bureau

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Prince Mathews Thomas heads the corporate bureau of Moneycontrol. He has been covering the business world for 16 years, having worked in The Hindu Business Line, Forbes India, Dow Jones Newswires, The Economic Times, Business Standard and The Week. A Chevening scholar, Prince has also authored The Consolidators, a book on second generation entrepreneurs.

Here's why DHL Express' India MD has a more optimistic view of Indian economy than most economists

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Here's why DHL Express' India MD has a more optimistic view of Indian economy than most economists

RS Subramanian, in an interview with Moneycontrol, shares what he sees from his vantage point, thanks to DHL Express India's client base of over 60,000 customers across all major sectors

Exclusive: Sanjeev Gupta repeats his offer to Tata Steel, says 'ready to look at Port Talbot'

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Exclusive: Sanjeev Gupta repeats his offer to Tata Steel, says 'ready to look at Port Talbot'

Tata Steel is struggling to run Port Talbot, a facility that Gupta nearly acquired more than three years ago.

Independent regulator will ensure level playing field when private companies run trains: Vinayak Chatterjee

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Independent regulator will ensure level playing field when private companies run trains: Vinayak Chatterjee

Regulator needed to ensure level playing field between Indian Railways and private players, said Chairman of Feedback Infra Group

The China presence in Indian aviation that few know about

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The China presence in Indian aviation that few know about

About 20 percent of aircraft used by Indian airlines are leased from Chinese lessors

GoAir may extend leave without pay till September, more than 90% employees impacted

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GoAir may extend leave without pay till September, more than 90% employees impacted

Leave without pay for many employees was to end on June 30

AirAsia India sacks whistleblower pilot Gaurav Taneja

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AirAsia India sacks whistleblower pilot Gaurav Taneja

Taneja was earlier suspended by the airline. He had alleged that the airline had violated safety regulations

JSW Steel reports multiple COVID-19 cases at its facility, asks 11,000 workers to stay home

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JSW Steel reports multiple COVID-19 cases at its facility, asks 11,000 workers to stay home

JSW Steel is the biggest manufacturer after Bajaj Auto to report multiple positive cases

Gaurav Taneja controversy: DGCA sends show-cause notice to AirAsia India's senior executive

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Gaurav Taneja controversy: DGCA sends show-cause notice to AirAsia India's senior executive

The notice has been sent to Manish Uppal, Head, Operations, at the airline

COVID-19 a turning point for facilities management services, says India’s second largest provider

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COVID-19 a turning point for facilities management services, says India’s second largest provider

Rituraj Sinha, Group Managing Director of SIS, shares how clients have increased focus on keeping their offices and factories disinfected

Life of a 'contract' pilot: 'Pay is so low that I need to use credit cards for EMIs, rent'

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Life of a 'contract' pilot: 'Pay is so low that I need to use credit cards for EMIs, rent'

The disruption caused by COVID-19 has increased the job insecurity among pilots. More so if one is on contract, as this young Air India pilot who narrates his plight. He didn't want to be quoted

Are Vande Bharat repatriation flights discriminatory, as US govt points out?

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Are Vande Bharat repatriation flights discriminatory, as US govt points out?

The US has alleged that the Indian government has discriminated against its airlines. It may be right, say industry experts

SpiceJet to pay pilots depending on fleet utilisation

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SpiceJet to pay pilots depending on fleet utilisation

This is the first time that an airline in the country has laid such a condition for remuneration

Civil Aviation Minister Puri's 'optimistic reading': Indian aviation to get back to 2019 levels by year-end, Air India divestment is on

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Civil Aviation Minister Puri's 'optimistic reading': Indian aviation to get back to 2019 levels by year-end, Air India divestment is on

Hardeep Singh Puri added that domestic flights will scale up 55 percent of their original schedule by mid-July. They are operating at less than 30 percent, right now

Coronavirus impact: In a first, Air India employees to get 'special quarantine leave'

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Coronavirus impact: In a first, Air India employees to get 'special quarantine leave'

It's a first of its kind initiative for any airline in India

Only IndiGo may have this 'flexibility' among its Indian peers, but is the time right?

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Only IndiGo may have this 'flexibility' among its Indian peers, but is the time right?

The airline wants to sell and leaseback its owned aircraft. Much of it though depends on how much value it can derive for these assets in a distressed market

Do you share a car while commuting to office? Follow these rules

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Do you share a car while commuting to office? Follow these rules

While there are official SOPs for flights, trains and buses, there are none for using car-pooling services

Explained | Why Gaurav Taneja's allegations against AirAsia India may set a precedent

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Explained | Why Gaurav Taneja's allegations against AirAsia India may set a precedent

The pilot, who was suspended by AirAsia India, has raised three issues

COVID-19 impact: Taking elevator? Press the buttons, but on your phone

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COVID-19 impact: Taking elevator? Press the buttons, but on your phone

Otis, the world's biggest maker of elevators, is seeing a growing interest in high-tech models, says its India president Sebi Joseph.

This airline gained most market share after domestic flights resumed in India

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This airline gained most market share after domestic flights resumed in India

It's the refund policy that seems to have helped this low-cost airline make a considerable improvement, according to data by EaseMyTrip.

Emirates pauses layoffs; denies rumours of employees committing suicide

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Emirates pauses layoffs; denies rumours of employees committing suicide

The airline was in the middle of a layoff exercise, among the largest in the aviation world

Despite COVID-19, this entrepreneur is looking at a 70% jump in exports and 20% hike in prices

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Despite COVID-19, this entrepreneur is looking at a 70% jump in exports and 20% hike in prices

Thanks to China, which is driving demand for raw materials used for steel making, BL Agrawal is driving growth at Godawari Power & Ispat

Are Air India repatriation fares affordable? Here's what passenger accounts, data tell

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Are Air India repatriation fares affordable? Here's what passenger accounts, data tell

Barring the fares of flights to the Middle-East, those to the US and Canada are higher than the levels seen in January and November. Fares on the London route are sometimes even higher than the fixed rates

Exclusive | Emirates sacks 600 pilots in a day

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Exclusive | Emirates sacks 600 pilots in a day

Those sacked include a few Indian pilots, who were earlier with IndiGo. The layoffs are among the biggest for any airline in the world.

COVID-19 has done to the aerospace industry what 9/11 and 2008 meltdown couldn't, says this Indian supplier to Boeing, Airbus

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COVID-19 has done to the aerospace industry what 9/11 and 2008 meltdown couldn't, says this Indian supplier to Boeing, Airbus

The disruption has forced Aequs, which manufactures components for Airbus and Boeing, to cut production by up to 40 percent

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