Kishore Rajasekharuni

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Is there a future for Malaysia Airlines after flights MH370 and MH17?

It was a sultry summer evening as Alice Ephraimson-Abt, a bright 23-year-old, waited to board the Asian aeroplane that was to take her to start a new life halfway across the world. She grabbed her father, Hans, for one last hug before jumping on to the plane. Just hours later, the passenger jet was …

Was MH370's cockpit tampered with? Australian investigators discover evidence of mysterious power outage during early part of the flight

• <b>Missing plane's satellite data unit tried to log-on to a satellite, report reveals</b>• <b><br>Australian Transport Safety Bureau says this could be due to power</b> …

Malaysia Airlines plane shot down: Australians send head of MH370 search to oversee recovery effort

Australian PM Tony Abbott dispatches MH370 search head Angus Houston to Ukraine to oversee Australia's MH17 recovery effort, saying the crash site is "like a garden clean-up"<p>Angus Houston, the head of the search for MH370, has been despatched to Ukraine by Australian prime minister Tony Abbott to …

Officials: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on autopilot when it crashed

There are new developments in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.<p>Officials have finally released key information about what happened the night that Boeing 777 vanished.<p>They say the jet was likely on autopilot for at least five hours, while the crew may have been unconscious, possibly from a …

Victims in Malaysian Air crash likely died of suffocation, report says

The 239 passengers and crew on missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 likely died from suffocation and coasted into the ocean on autopilot, a new report says.<p>Australian investigators revealed details of the 55-page report Thursday, suggesting that the Boeing 777 probably ran out of oxygen, causing …

MH370: New evidence of cockpit tampering as investigation into missing plane continues

Investigations into the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have revealed apparent tampering of systems in the cockpit<p>Air crash investigators probing the disappearance of <b>Malaysia</b> Airlines MH-370 have discovered possible new evidence of tampering with the plane's cockpit equipment.<p>A report …

The official explanation of what happened to flight MH370 doesn’t hold up

Investigators searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight were ebullient when they detected what sounded like signals from the plane’s black boxes. This was a month ago, and it seemed just a matter of time before the plane was finally discovered.<p>But now the search of 154 square miles of …

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Contractor will have 300 days to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Three hundred days: That's how long a private contractor will have to cover a remote area of the Indian Ocean a little smaller than the country of Sri Lanka where officials believe missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended up.<p>The time frame for the sea floor search was included in documents …

Missing plane mystery: A hole in the clouds, an empty space on earth - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: This story is based on conversations and e-mail exchanges between K.S. Narendran and CNN's Moni Basu as well as essays written by Narendran after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Excerpts from those essays appear in italics.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- He should have been in Rome this …

Missing Malaysian flight MH370: New book co-written by commercial pilot claims disappearance was no accident

A commercial pilot has co-written a book claiming that the disappearance of flight MH370 was “deliberate” and “calculated”.<p>Ewan Wilson penned ‘Good …

Malaysia Airlines' Hugh Dunleavy: MH370 Hunt Will Take 'Decades'

A Malaysia Airlines boss reportedly said he thinks it will take "decades" to find the missing Flight MH370. In a rare interview, commercial director Hugh Dunleavy told the London Evening Standard newspaper that he believes the Boeing 777 is "somewhere in the south Indian Ocean." He added: "When [a …

Three-Month Survey of Indian Ocean Begins in Flight MH370 Hunt

AMSTERDAM - Engineers have started a months-long survey to map uncharted deep-sea terrain at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, the next step in the search for the wreck of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370.<p>A survey ship from Dutch engineering company Fugro began mapping out an area larger than the …

Malaysian jet was in controlled flight after contact was lost, officials suspect

Perth- Australian investigators concluded today that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which veered off course and disappeared on March 8, 2014 was …

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Crew misunderstood systems, NTSB finds

Crew misunderstood systems, NTSB finds<p><b>(06-25) 16:26 PDT WASHINGTON</b> -- The crew of the Asiana Airlines plane that crashed last year at San Francisco International Airport relied too much on automated flight controls they didn't fully understand and mismanaged the landing as it went wrong, a federal …

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MH370 captain plotted route to southern Indian Ocean on home simulator

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 three months ago discover new evidence which has renewed suspicions about its pilot<p>The pilot of the missing <b>Malaysia</b> Airlines plane which disappeared in March with 239 people on board had plotted a flight path to a remote …

Did ocean device capture Flight MH370's end?

Was the sound of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 striking the water captured by ocean devices used to listen for signs of nuclear blasts?<p>It's a long shot, but an Australian university is studying records from underwater listening devices in an effort to help find the missing plane.<p>"One signal has …

If the pings are not from Flight 370… where did they come from?

It was the most promising lead in the search for Flight 370, but now investigators say those underwater pings did not come from the missing plane's black boxes. Those pings helped shape the search zone and set the path for the underwater sub. So where does the search go now? Anderson got the latest …

What happens next in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

What happens now?<p>Australian officials have said they don't think missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is in the patch of the southern Indian Ocean where underwater pings were picked up last month.<p>Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said in early April that authorities were "very confident" the …

The New Seafloor Map That Could Help Find Flight MH370

The surface of Mars has been mapped in greater detail than most of Earth's seafloor. Even though the Red Planet is around 140 million miles away on …

Mother of MH370 passenger travelling on stolen passport reveals her son was planning to start a new life in Germany... after being outed as a Christian in Iran

• <b>The mother of a teenager travelling on a false passport on missing flight MH370 has spoken out</b>• <b><br>Niloufar Vaezi Tehrani said her son Pouria</b> …

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Malaysia Airlines Jet Searchers 'Cautiously Optimistic'

SYDNEY - Over the past few days of the endlessly perplexing hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, much debate and confusion has swirled around what was once dubbed the most promising lead in the search: a series of underwater signals, or "pings," picked up by sound-detecting equipment scouring the …

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Underwater search for MH370 postponed for at least 2 months

After two grueling months with no word from their loved ones, relatives of those on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will have to wait two more months before the search resumes underwater.<p>The Bluefin-21 drone is completing its final mission in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday, marking the end of the …

Underwater search for MH370 postponed for at least 2 months

After two grueling months with no word from their loved ones, relatives of those on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will have to wait two more months before the search resumes underwater.<p>The Bluefin-21 drone is completing its final mission in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday, marking the end of the …

Indian director defends film inspired by Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

The Indian director behind a contentious movie about missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has defended his project against criticism, insisting the families of passengers will be unaffected and promising his storyline will not be exploitative.<p>Rupesh Paul said his film, Vanishing Act, which is …

Is bankruptcy Malaysia Airlines' best option?

The best option for Malaysia Airlines may be bankruptcy, analysts told CNBC, after last week's crushing earnings report sent the firm's shares …