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After 4 years, fly Srinagar-Jeddah this Haj


September 12th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) After a gap of four years, Haj pilgrims will be able to take direct Air India flights from here to Jeddah this year.Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Myanmar mulls telecom industry’s privatisation


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 11 (IANS) Myanmar government has plans to privatise the telecom industry in the country.Myanmar's State Posts and Telecommunication (MPT) has worked out a plan to privatise its telecommunications ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea on Delhi, Mumbai airports


September 10th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea seeking the cancellation of the Airports Authority of India's agreement with private operators handling operations and development of ... Read more...

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Reserves to rise through 2030: Ecuador state oil firm


September 6th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) Ecuadorian state oil firm Petroamazonas expects crude reserves at its fields in the Amazon region to climb by around 7 percent through 2030 thanks to a ... Read more...

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Congress asks CAG to respond to public debate on coal report


August 30th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Raising questions over the CAG's mandate to examine the profits of companies who have been allocated coal blocks, the Congress Thursday said the country's chief ... Read more...

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Panel favoured auction of resources, Swamy tells SC (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Tuesday told the Supreme Court that auction was the only method of transparent allocation of natural resources for private commercial ... Read more...

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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a gorge in Chamba in Himachal ... Read more...

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Haj is not for making profits, says apex court (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said private tour operators (PTOs) engaged in travel and stay arrangements of Haj pilgrims going to Makkah and Madina could not ... Read more...

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Haj is not for making profits, says apex court


July 27th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that the private tour operators (PTOs), engaged in the travel of Haj pilgrims, could not undertake their enterprise with an ... Read more...

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Notice to governments on mobile phone towers


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the central and the Delhi governments on a plea to ban high-frequency mobile phone towers in ... Read more...

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High aircraft parking charges at Mumbai flayed


July 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Business aircraft operators Friday decried the sharp hike in parking penalties for planes at Mumbai airport, terming the move as "illegal and beyond jurisdiction" of private ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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Crackdown continues against errant bus operators in Andhra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) For the sixth day Saturday, transport authorities in Andhra Pradesh continued their drive against privately run commuter and school buses plying in violation of rules following ... Read more...

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Andhra continues crackdown on bus operators


June 20th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 20 (IANS) Intensifying their crackdown on private bus operators across Andhra Pradesh, the authorities Wednesday seized 83 buses plying in violation of rules.The Road Transport Authority (RTA) conducted ... Read more...

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Mamata goes all out to foil shutdown in Bengal


May 30th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The West Bengal government is making all out efforts to "foil" the NDA sponsored Bharat Bandh (shutdown) Thursday in protest against the recent hike in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to review BOT policy (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday indicated that it would take a look at the government's build-operate-transfer (BOT) policy that allows private operators to build roads ... Read more...

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SC to review build-operate-transfer policy


May 9th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday indicated that it would take a look at the government's build operate and transfer (BOT) policy, which allows private operators to ... Read more...

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Haj subsidy to end in 10 years, rules Supreme Court (Roundup)


May 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Indian government's Haj subsidy for pilgrims should be phased out of over the next 10 years, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, spelling the beginning ... Read more...

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Remove Haj subsidy in 10 years, SC tells government (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to eliminate the subsidy for Haj pilgrims in the next 10 years.Coming out against the government policy of ... Read more...

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Apex court backs women tour operators on Haj quota (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Even as it reserved its verdict, the Supreme Court Monday asked the government to consider women private operators in the process for the allocation of ... Read more...

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Apex court backs women tour operators on Haj quota


April 30th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Even as it reserved its verdict, the Supreme Court Monday asked the government to consider women private operators in the process for the allocation of ... Read more...

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2G: Notice to centre on plea linked to excess spectrum (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the centre on a plea seeking court-guided investigation by the CBI into alleged irregularities in the allocation of ... Read more...

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Maoists torch Odisha mobile phone towers’ equipment


December 17th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 17 (IANS) In separate incidents, the Maoists Saturday set ablaze equipment of as many as five mobile phone towers in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said.A group of rebels ... Read more...

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Telecom services hit in northeast due to employees’ strike


December 16th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 15 (IANS) Telecommunication services were affected Thursday in the northeastern region as over 2,200 engineers and employees of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) observed a strike protesting ... Read more...

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Single card planned for ticket-free travel across country


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A single rechargeable pre-paid card would soon allow commuters across the country to travel by various modes of transport without the hassle of buying separate ... Read more...

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BRO told to speed up strategic roads


November 11th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) In the backdrop of Chinese military infrastructure build-up along the borders in recent years, India Friday told its premier border road construction agency to expedite ... Read more...

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Few telecom firms giving 3G services illegally: Petition


September 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a reply from the central government on a petition alleging that some telecom operators gained a back-door entry into ... Read more...

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Fully booked: Puja high for Bengal tourism


September 28th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Private operators and hoteliers are ecstatic over full bookings for the coming festive season, heralded in West Bengal by Durga Puja, an occasion that draws ... Read more...

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BSNL’s disconnection threat illegal and coercive: Private operators


September 13th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Private telecom operators Tuesday slammed the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) saying that the operator has been trying to charge an unfair amount as ... Read more...

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Haj tour operators demand release of quota


September 12th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) With the Haj 2011 season fast approaching, over 600 private tour operators and 50,000 prospective pilgrims are in a quandary as the central government has not ... Read more...

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No outstanding dues to BSNL: Telcos


September 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's (BSNL) decision to initiate action against private telecom operators for failing to pay carrier charges is wrong as there are ... Read more...

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‘MTNL sharing infrastructure with private operators’


August 19th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) State-run Mahanagar Sanchar Nigam Limited (MTNL) is sharing its passive infrastructure, including mobile towers with Reliance Communications, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Aircel in ... Read more...

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Daimler to launch compact car in India by 2012


July 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) German auto major Daimler plans to launch a compact car in the Indian market towards the end of 2012, said a company official Tuesday."It will first ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves expansion of private radio service (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved expansion of FM radio broadcasting services through private operators to 227 new cities and allowed channels to broadcast news ... Read more...

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