https://twitter.com/mail_today SUNDAY NEW DELHI, Sunday, August 9, 2020 KOZHIKODE DISASTER www.mailtoday.in / www.mailonline.in https://facebook.com/mailtoday Vol. 13 No. 267 | Pages 24 | ` 6.00 Runway Red Flags Ignored For 9 Years Civil aviation expert Captain Mohan Ranganathan,part of a committee that inspected the airport,had warned the runway was not safe for landing. AAI chief has said corrective steps will be taken once the probe report is out. Black Box recovered In a letter to Civil Aviation Ministry and DGCA in 2011,he had said the airport was tailor-made for disaster. 149 `10 lakh under treatment after the freak accident that killed 18. ex gratia announced to the families of those who have died. DGCA had also issued a show-cause notice to Kozhikode airport director a year ago over critical safety lapses. REPORTS ON PAGE 4 Crooks make fake profiles to lure young addicts into buying gaming points, steal money with debit card & e-wallet details GAMERS IN DELHI EASY PREY FOR CYBER CON C VID-19 FALLOUT By Shashank Shekhar in New Delhi Vendors, not sticking to physical distancing norms, sell fruits and vegetables at Jabalpur in MP on Saturday. anonymous cyber crook LAST week, a who promised Gurugram busi- gaming currennessman lost a cies in return. huge sum of money In July, a Punjab youth to his son’s addic- took his craze for mobile games to a different level tion to online gam- by spending `16 lakh from ing. The Class X his father’s account to buy ammunition. student had given virtualto that fraud, a motorPrior UPI details of his bike mechanic lost `50,000 account to an Turn to Page 2 FAREWELL Dear Readers, Over the past 13 years, Mail Today has brought you hard-hitting reports, bold headlines and a unique blend of stories, presented with a powerful visual display. Many of our stories were followed by legacy newspapers and quoted frequently on television news and even in Parliament. It has been a privilege to be your paper of choice and inform you day after day. We really put our heart and soul into it. However, it is a fact that the coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed all our circumstances, and the survival of newspapers in their traditional format seems extremely uncertain. Therefore, we see little prospect in the foreseeable future of making Mail Today viable. It is with deep regret that we announce the suspension of the print edition of Mail Today, effective today. However, you will find a lot of our good work on indiatoday.in. Thank you for supporting us and inspiring us, edition after edition. Farewell. -Team Mail Today ‘TEST GROCERY & VEGGIE SELLERS’ Grocery sellers, vegetable and other vendors can be potential spreaders, says the Centre as it tells states & UTs to test them for early detection that can lower mortality. Abhishek Bachchan tested negative for coronavirus,Union Ministers Arjun Ram Meghwal and Kailash Chaudhary found infected,while Congress leader Nandi Yellaiah died of Covid-19. ‘ I don’t think I need more money. Winning medals will bring money. PV SINDHU, ‘ Security personnel stand guard near the mangled remains of the Air India flight in Kerala’s Kozhikode. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri reaches Kozhikode to take stock of relief measures. BADMINTON PLAYER SEE PAGE 23
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