Chennai airport to resume its services on 6th of December 2015.

After suffering from worst rain and flood situation in 100 years  Chennai Airport is set to resume its services on Sunday 6th of December 2015. The airport was closed on Wednesday night due to heavy rain and water lodged runway.

“The DGCA has termed it fit and day-time operations will begin from tomorrow morning. We are working resume night-time operations too in a couple of days,” a senior civil aviation ministry official told ET. As per the standard procedure a notice to airmen or NOTA has been issued.

The Airport is ready as the water has been drained but the flight equipments need to checked before the start of operation.


Paytm offers free recharge of Rs 30 for people suffering due to Chennai floods.

In a move to help those who are struck in the worst floods in the country , Paytm has decided to do their bit. The company has planned to recharge Rs 30 worth of talktime free of cost for anyone living in Chennai. The southern financial and Tech hub of the country is suffering from the worst floods ever and survival has been difficult for those who have been stuck.

This is the third internet company to do the bit after OLA and Zomata . OLA offered free OLA boats to take out people stuck in the flood affected regions. Zomato offered free meal to people who ordered through the app.

According to a blog from Paytm the company said “If you would like to recharge anyone’s mobile number so that they can remain connected during this tough time, please call us at 18001030033 and share the mobile number. We will recharge it with Rs.30 worth of talk-time, free of cost”.

Gestures like these are a good initiatives by companies  to help those in need.