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Air India’s staff strength to be right-sized: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Some wings of national carrier Air India would soon be hived off to right-size its staff strength and monetise its assets for an early turn-around, Civil ... Read more...

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‘India protecting fishermen from Sri Lankan Navy’


December 29th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard is taking necessary steps to protect Indian fishermen from the attacks of the Sri Lankan Navy, an official said.Speaking to reporters after handing over ... Read more...

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Shipping Corporation to add ships to its fleet


November 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd plans to beef up its fleet strength by ordering 15 more ships in 2011 besides the 35 vessels it hopes to get ... Read more...

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Shipping Corporation adds another vessel to its fleet


October 21st, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) Thursday took delivery of a Large Range-I (LR-I) product tanker, taking its fleet strength to 76, an official said.M.T. Swarna ... Read more...

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Jet bags top award for serving best champagne, wines


August 5th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) The best of champagnes and sparkling wines in the sky among international airlines' business class are served by India's private carrier Jet Airways, a competition has revealed. Jet has ... Read more...

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200 low floor DTC buses launched


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday evening flagged off 200 new low-floor buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) here. The function was held at the India Gate ... Read more...

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India’s indigenous stealth frigate INS Shivalik to be commissioned today


April 29th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 29 (ANI): In a bid to build a blue-water navy capable of operating across oceans, India is all set to commission the first of the Shivalik-class multi-role frigate with stealth ... Read more...

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Indigenous INS Shivalik, a step towards making of a blue-water navy


April 21st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): In a bid to build a blue-water navy capable of operating across oceans, India is all set to commission the first of the ... Read more...

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Air India, IndiGo get new Airbus A320 aircraft (Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) French aircraft maker Airbus Industrie Wednesday delivered one Airbus A320 aircraft each to national carrier Air India and low-cost private airline IndiGo here during the India Aviation 2010. ... Read more...

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France for deeper defence ties with India


December 5th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) French Defence Minister Herve Morin Friday called for the expansion of defence ties with India at the conclusion of his two-day India visit. "We are looking forward ... Read more...

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Expansion plans of Indian Navy on Navy Day


December 4th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The three chiefs of Defence staff today, on the occasion of Navy Day paid their homage to the martyrs at the national war memorial at India Gate. ... Read more...

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‘N-submarines with missiles offer best second-strike chance’


August 2nd, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), Aug 2 (IANS) Nuclear-powered submarines with capacity to launch ballistic missiles offer the best second-strike capability for a nation, an Indian naval officer said here Sunday. "It is the only ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to buy 3,500 new buses


June 24th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's seven state transport undertakings (STUs) will purchase 3,500 buses this fiscal with funding assistance from Tamil Nadu Transport Development Finance Corp and the central government. Some 1,600 ... Read more...

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Pakistan Air Force assured of latest equipment


May 7th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan will focus on ramping up indigenous capabilities and entering joint ventures with foreign manufacturers to ensure its air force acquires the latest equipment, Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Despite slowdown, Paramount Airlines upbeat about expansion


March 30th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 30 (IANS) The global aviation industry may be facing one of its worst crises, but city-based carrier Paramount Airlines is busy drawing up strategies to expand its operations ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to augment freighter fleet


August 17th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) The $2.5- billion Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to increase the share of its cargo revenue from the current 15 percent by augmenting its ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad city buses to have GPS, explosives sensors


July 29th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 29 (IANS) Ahmedabad's bus service, targeted in Saturday's serial bombings, may soon install on its buses tracking device technology of the global position system (GPS) and would consider some other ... Read more...

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Indian Navy seeks nuclear-powered subs


May 9th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Indian Navy, besides eyeing nuclear-powered submarines, will soon be inducting six new submarines to become a true "blue water navy", Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sureesh Mehta ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi national airways to buy eight planes from Boeing


March 15th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Dhaka, March 15 (Xinhua) The Bangladeshi national airways Biman Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) Saturday for the purchase of eight aircraft worth $1.26 billion from Boeing. Under the MoU, Biman ... Read more...

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