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United States expands Mexico travel warning

HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) – It’s spring break for several universities and colleges across the Channel 3 viewing area and some of you could be heading to Mexico. There is a travel advisory throughout the country because of increased crime. On February 21, an explosion on a Mexican ferry injured 25 people, including two Americans. Then on March 1, explosive devices were found on another tourist ferry. Some of Mexico’s beaches are becoming a hotbed for violence. But for local travel agent, Amber Dixon, booking trips to Mexico hasn’t stopped. “I have…

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SBI, IFCI, United Bank scout for buyers to clear off Rs16,349 crore NPA

SBI has asked the bidders to submit expression of interest by 9 March 2018 and further to complete the due diligence by 22 March. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint New Delhi: State-owned State Bank of India (SBI), United Bank of India (UBI) and long-term infrastructure lender IFCI are looking for buyers to sell as many as 110 accounts that have turned dud to recover dues over Rs16,349 crore. All the three have invited bids today from eligible banks, financial institutions, asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) and non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) to prune such non-performing…

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Air India offers discounts for travel within the United States

Government-owned Air India on Saturday announced a discounted Star award mileage redemption offer for passengers planning to travel within the USA. The six-day offer that commenced from Thursday, will remain valid till April 18. The travel period under the offer can be taken any time during the next 330 days, Air India said in a release. Besides, the offer allows passengers to revive and redeem their flying return points that were not availed and have expired now, it said. The cut off year for revival and redemption of expired mileage…

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