grievances

Cracks among pilots, only one flight cancelled (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Cracks appeared among the striking Air India pilots Wednesday as some of them returned to work and the management said it expects more to follow.The ... Read more...

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AI’s contingency plan in place, only one flight cancelled


May 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Air India Wednesday implemented its contingency plan to salvage its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the ... Read more...

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Minister tells pilots grievances will be heard (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday assured the striking pilots that all their grievances will be addressed and asked them to resume duties saying ... Read more...

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Mrinal Sen, young at 90, says learning is never ending


May 15th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) "Ninety years ago there was an accident - my birth, and another accident is waiting to happen - my death and I have the courage to ... Read more...

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Chandy invites India Inc to invest in Kerala


May 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments to Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday extended invitations to India Inc to forge deeper engagements with God's Own Country."In ... Read more...

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Hectic efforts on to save Karnataka’s BJP government (Second lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was Sunday struggling to save its government in Karnataka, as former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa slammed his successor and party ... Read more...

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Cable networks must go digital by 2014


May 8th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2011 has made it mandatory for switch-over of the existing analogue Cable TV networks to Digital Addressable System ... Read more...

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Telcom firms meet Sibal again lobbying against TRAI proposals


May 8th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday assured telecom service providers that the government will look into their grievances against the sector regulator's recommendations on spectrum auction.For ... Read more...

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Air India sacks 10 pilots, derecognises union (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Air India Tuesday sacked 10 pilots who went on mass sick leave protesting against the airline providing Boeing-787 Dreamliner training to pilots from the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Four Air India flights axed, 100 pilots ’sick’ (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Four international flights were cancelled after nearly 100 Air India pilots reported 'sick', officials said Tuesday, even as Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh called their protest ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh calls Air India ’strike’ illegal (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday dubbed "illegal" the protest by Air India pilots that has led to the axing of one international flight and ... Read more...

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Trinamool warns against mixing politics with profession


April 27th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government Friday warned the employees of institutions providing essential services against indulging in politics at the cost of their work."There is ... Read more...

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Abhishek Manu Singhvi’s resignation statement


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi Monday resigned as party spokesperson and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice in the wake of ... Read more...

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US calls for restraint from Sudan, South Sudan


April 5th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The US has called on Sudan and South Sudan to show restraint following reports that South Sudan shot down a Sudanese fighter jet."We're calling on restraint ... Read more...

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Rights panel plans open hearing in Odisha


April 4th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said Wednesday it will hold an open public hearing at Puri April 9 on various issues concerning the scheduled ... Read more...

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Zardari takes note of extortion complaints in Karachi


March 17th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has taken note of the complaints of extortion and poor law and order situation in Karachi as the business community in the ... Read more...

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Lanka ‘war crimes’: India cautious, trying for a forward-looking outcome


March 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Treading cautiously on the the US-backed resolution on alleged war crimes during Sri Lanka's civil war, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Wednesday the government ... Read more...

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‘India hoping for forward-looking outcome on Sri Lanka resolution’


March 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the Indian government is trying to achieve a forward-looking outcome and reconciliation rather than deepening confrontation and mistrust ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel meets Vidarbha farmers


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 2 (IANS) Over 2,000 farmers and farm widows met with a parliamentary panel that visited the agrarian crisis-hit Vidarbha region and spoke about their problems. The panel promised ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea against Microsoft, fines petitioner (Third Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Dismissing a complaint against Microsoft India for allegedly displaying objectionable content on its website, a Delhi court Thursday pulled up the petitioner for not ... Read more...

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Sit-in against Pakistan drone strikes


February 26th, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Pakistanis who live near the Afghan border have launched a two-day sit-in here against US drone strikes in the country's tribal areas.The protesters ... Read more...

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Court seeks Jamia Millia reply on students’ union poll ban (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought Jamia Millia Islamia's response by March 18 on a petition for quashing a 2006 decision of the central university ... Read more...

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UN rules out probe into Maldives’ power transfer


February 14th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 13 (IANS) The UN Monday ruled out launching any investigation into power transfer in the Maldives, suggesting the country should find internal solution to its imbroglio.Completing a three-day ... Read more...

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Maoist threat emerging in Assam: Pillai


February 13th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IANS) The Maoists are beginning to threaten Assam, former central home secretary G.K. Pillai said here Monday."The strategy of the Maoists is to fish in troubled waters ... Read more...

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All websites should operate within Indian laws: Pilot


February 7th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) All websites, including social media sites, would have to operate within the India laws and be responsible for hosting any content, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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BCCI to clear issues with Sahara through dialogue (Roundup)


February 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appeared to climb down Monday and talked of reconciliation rather than confrontation with its estranged chief ... Read more...

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BCCI chief wants to reconcile with Sahara India (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) There appeared to be a climb down Monday by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which talked of reconciliation rather than confrontation ... Read more...

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BCCI softens stand on Sahara pull-out, ready for talks


February 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian cricket board is out to placate the irate Sahara India, who in a knee-jerk reaction decided to end their 11-year-old association as Team ... Read more...

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As BJP flounders, Congress searches for winning formula (Karnataka Newsletter)


February 5th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Battered by scandals, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be in poor shape in Karnataka, but the Congress seems to be clueless on a ... Read more...

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Booklets provide guidance to women dumped by NRI spouses


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) As part of efforts to help women deserted by their non-resident Indian (NRI) husbands, the government has brought out booklets and pamphlets on safeguards, ... Read more...

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No progress on justice in Sri Lanka: Human Rights Watch


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has failed to advance justice and accountability for victims of the country's 25-year-old armed conflict, Human Rights Watch said Monday.While Sri ... Read more...

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Bengal to form MSME panel


January 19th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday said it will form a committee to address grievances of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector as part of ... Read more...

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Now, complain directly to Jharkhand chief minister


January 6th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday launched apkacm.com, a portal that will work as a grievances management system where any person can lodge a complaint that ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s elderly bank on 100 in times of trouble


January 6th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) When in trouble, dial 100. That's how it has been for Chandigarh's elderly and that's clearly how they want it to be with police saying their ... Read more...

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None of promised four anti-graft bills passed


December 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government, at the start of parliament's winter session, had promised to pass four anti-graft laws but none of them saw the light of day ... Read more...

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