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Indian airlines ordered to stop baggage delay chaos

Some of India’s top airlines have until 26 February to streamline baggage delivery to passengers at the airport. The civil aviation ministry has said that passengers should get their luggage within 30 minutes after landing. It has also said that the first bag should arrive on the baggage belt within 10 minutes of the plane’s…

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Pakistan: Imran Khan picks Omar Ayub as PM nominee

Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Imran Khan has picked one of his party’s leaders as PM candidate. Omar Ayub Khan will run against the candidate of Imran Khan’s rivals, who have agreed to a coalition. Khan-backed independents unexpectedly won the most seats in last week’s election, but they did not have enough seats to form…

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Taiwan: Two Chinese fishermen die after sea chase with coastguard

Two Chinese fishermen have drowned while being chased by the Taiwanese coastguard off Taiwan’s northernmost Kinmen archipelago. Taipei said the fishing boat trespassed into Taiwanese waters on Wednesday. The four fishermen on board resisted an inspection and the boat capsized when authorities gave chase. Beijing “strongly condemned” the incident, saying it “seriously hurt the feelings…

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