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Lokpal bill delayed, select committee to give report in winter session


August 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Bringing further delay to the passage of the anti-graft Lokpal bill, the term of the select committee of Rajya Sabha, which is looking into ... Read more...

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7 killed in shooting at US gurudwara (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A shooting at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, Sunday, left six people dead and one gunman killed by a ... Read more...

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One killed, 3 hurt in shooting at US gurudwara (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A shooting at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, Sunday, left at least three people critically wounded and one gunman ... Read more...

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Bodhi tree is healthy, says scientists


July 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 18 (IANS) The Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, under which Lord Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment, is healthy once again."The Bodh tree is fully healthy," ... Read more...

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Air India pilots and management to again hold talks


July 9th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Air India pilots and the management will again hold conciliation talks July 10 and 12 with the chief labour commissioner to resolve the deadlock after ... Read more...

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Pilots accuse Air India of retracting on its commitment (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) has accused Air India of retracting on its commitment to "sympathetically" consider their grievances even as nearly 300 pilots having allegiance ... Read more...

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Air India management, pilots still sparring


July 5th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A day after Air India pilots called off their 59-day strike, the sparring continued Thursday with the management saying that it was still to get ... Read more...

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Air India pilots officially call off strike (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The 59-day strike by Air India pilots ended Wednesday, a day after the aviators assured the Delhi High Court that they would call off their ... Read more...

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Air India strike enters 55th day, two more pilots hospitalised


June 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Air India strike continued for its 55th day Saturday, taking the national carrier's revenue losses to an estimated Rs.605 crore, while two more of ... Read more...

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With pilots on strike, Air India losses mount to Rs.600 crore


June 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Air India's losses have mounted to Rs.600 crore with the pilots' strike continuing for the 54th day Friday.The pilots are demanding reinstatement of their ... Read more...

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Despite hardships, families of striking Air India pilots support stir


June 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) They are highly skilled pilots but in danger of losing their jobs and face an uncertain financial future. The striking aviators of Air India, ... Read more...

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AI pilots go on a hunger strike


June 24th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Eleven pilots of Air India Sunday went on an indefinite hunger strike demanding the reinstatement of their 101 sacked colleagues."Eleven pilots belonging to Indian Pilots' ... Read more...

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Fast from Sunday: Air India pilots to go the Anna way


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After 47 days of strike that caused Air India a revenue loss of about Rs.520 crore, the pilots would now emulate Anna Hazare to ... Read more...

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YSR party leader sent to jail for firing in air (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) A leader of the YSR Congress Party was Friday sent to jail for firing in the air during celebrations over the party's victory in the by-elections, ... Read more...

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Pilots’ stir: Chief labour commissioner to convene talks


June 13th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The chief labour commissioner (CLC) has convened another round of talks between the Air India management and a section of striking pilots June 18 to ... Read more...

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Court notice to centre on striking pilots’ plea on back wages


June 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the centre and the Air India management on a plea by the striking pilots seeking payment of ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots move court over non-payment of dues


June 12th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A section of striking Air India pilots Tuesday said they have moved the Delhi High Court against the non-payment of their salaries for March."Our strike ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more pilots, Ajit Singh writes to staff (Third Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday wrote to employees of the strike-hit Air India, urging them to be focused on the national carrier's survival and ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more pilots, Ajit Singh writes to staff (Third Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday wrote to employees of the strike-hit Air India, urging them to be focused on the national carrier's survival and ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more striking pilots (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The national carrier Air India may sack 300 more striking aviators, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Monday, as the airline advertised for hiring new ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more striking pilots (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) National carrier Air India may go ahead and sack 300 striking pilots, an official said Monday."The pilots are on an illegal strike since May. How ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Third Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying Air India's threat to hire new pilots and use trainee pilots to run its operations, some of its striking aviators said Wednesday they ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying the threat by Air India that it will hire new pilots, a section of agitating aviators who have been on strike for the past ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots meet civil aviation minister


May 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a bid to end the 18-day-old strike at national carrier Air India, some of the agitating pilots met Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh here ... Read more...

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Pilots want to meet minister for dialogue (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The agitating pilots of Air India Thursday sought a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to end the 17-day-old strike that has crippled the ... Read more...

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Ready to reinstate sacked pilots on case-by-case basis: Ajit Singh (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The sacked pilots of Air India will be reinstated on a case-by-case basis, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday."All relevant procedures would be followed ... Read more...

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Kalmadi opposes charges in CWG graft case


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi Wednesday opposed in a Delhi court the charges against him in a corruption case related ... Read more...

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Take back sacked pilots and we will end strike: Air India union (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Grappling with a contempt of court notice, the agitating Air India pilots Wednesday extended an olive branch to the government saying they would end the ... Read more...

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Air India pilots say studying court order


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Agitating pilots of Air India Wednesday said they will first study the latest High Court order that issued a contempt notice to them and then ... Read more...

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Gastric cancer cases rise in China


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Deaths from gastric cancer are expected to steadily rise over the next two decades in China as the disease proliferates, said a Chinese cancer expert.It is ... Read more...

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Hamas says political motives behind Gaza’s mounting energy crisis


March 21st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 20 (IANS) Islamic Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, said on Tuesday that there are political motives behind the energy shortage that has been troubling the impoverished ... Read more...

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ASI wants marble removed from Bodhi tree


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is to probe why the Bodhgaya temple management has not removed marble slabs around the base of the Bodhi ... Read more...

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Hazare returns to village after treatment


February 18th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Feb 18 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Saturday returned to his native village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district after a 15-day spell of treatment in Bangalore, an ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan appears before panel over son’s appointment


February 14th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Kerala assembly V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday appeared before a house committee probing if rules were flouted to appoint his son V.A. Arunkumar ... Read more...

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No Indian shows, so Pakistanis shun official TV channel


December 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's official TV channel's ratings have gone down as it cannot telecast Indian shows and news regarding Indian filmstars, admitted a top official.PTV managing director Yousuf ... Read more...

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