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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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Supreme Court’s additional office complex plan approved


July 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government has cleared the construction of an additional office complex for the Supreme Court on a 12.19-acre land here at a cost of ... Read more...

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Thai Airways launches cargo aircraft


April 12th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Thai Airways is introducing its first Boeing 747-400 retrofitted cargo aircraft Thursday.The aircraft, designed to carry 100 tonnes per flight to and from Asia, Europe ... Read more...

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Kohli, Jadeja under pressure to perform: Akram


April 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Former Pakistani captain Wasim Akram, the bowling coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders, feels that Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli would be under tremendous pressure to ... Read more...

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Shortage of drug inspectors in Himachal irks court


March 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, a drug manufacturing hub in the country, lacks a mechanism to regulate the pharmaceutical companies due to vacant posts of drug inspectors in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to decentralise issuing of passports


December 12th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to decentralise the printing and issuing of passports within two months.Passports would now also be issued at provincial headquarters and even in districts, ... Read more...

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NRI body opposes move to tax long stay in India


November 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The largest umbrella organization of overseas Indians has urged the Indian government to withdraw a proposal to impose tax on non-resident Indians staying over 60 days ... Read more...

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Indian ordnance board in pact with foreign vendors


August 10th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Ordnance Factory Board has been allowed to enter into agreements with foreign vendors for transfer of technology on case to case basis, Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Rural banks in Bengal facing staff, skill deficit


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Not all is well with the Regional Rural Banks in West Bengal that are plagued by inadequate staff, lack of required technical upgradation and the authorities' ... Read more...

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Ernst & Young to expand Kerala operations


January 11th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) Ernst & Young Global Shared Services Tuesday announced plans for a major expansion of its Technopark operations here, including increasing its staff strength from the present 700 to ... Read more...

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PNB targets Rs 10,00,000 crore business by 2013


January 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 9 (IANS) Having achieved a total business of Rs.500,000 crore till Dec 31, 2010, the country's second largest nationalised bank, Punjab National Bank (PNB), will target business worth Rs 10,00,000 ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Home Minister Patil meets Kasab in Arthur Road Jail


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.23 (ANI): Maharashtra Home Minister R.R Patil who visited the high security Arthur Road jail here on Tuesday, met Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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‘Kasab appears resigned to his fate’


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the sole survivor from the 10 Pakistani terrorists who attacked Mumbai 26/11, appears resigned to his fate and says he will "reap ... Read more...

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Cigarette ban up in smoke in Kolkata stations


November 4th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) With hundreds of passengers leisurely puffing away at their cigarettes on trains and railway platforms in suburban Kolkata, it is hard to imagine that smoking on ... Read more...

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Gujarat directed to fill up civil services tribunal posts


October 26th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) With the Gujarat High Court's intervention, the Gujarat Civil Services Tribunal in Gandhinagar would soon get full staff strength.A bench of Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya and Justice ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to undertake Darbar move from Oct.29


October 5th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Oct 5 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government's unique tradition of shifting its administrative offices to Jammu during winters and to Srinagar in the summers, will again carry this interesting biannual ... Read more...

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Lifetime achievement travel award for Jet Airways chairman


August 7th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal has been given the lifetime achievement award at the TAAI Travel Awards during a two-day expo organised by Travel Agents Association of India ... Read more...

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Google on hiring spree in China


July 31st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Search engine giant Google has embarked on a hiring spree in China, despite its recent censorship-related problems with the government that saw many top engineers and executives ... Read more...

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Continental to increase headcount by 30 percent in India


June 30th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) International automotive major Continental said Wednesday it will increase its headcount by 30 percent in India this year. The company said it will add more people to its ... Read more...

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ICICI holds General Body meet to discuss merger with Bank of Rajasthan


June 21st, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
Vadodara/Jaipur, June 21 (ANI): An extraordinary General Body meeting of ICICI Bank was held at Vadodara in Gujarat on Monday to discuss acquisition and merger of the Bank of Rajasthan.About 500 shareholders ... Read more...

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Train controllers to go on mass leave May 1


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Movement of trains across the country is likely to get disrupted May 1 when members of the All India Train Controllers' Association (AITCA) will go on a mass ... Read more...

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Let ‘baingans be bygones’ (Capital Buzz)


February 14th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Is there a connection between the environment minister's morning walks and the moratorium on Bt Brinjal? Some say Jairam Ramesh's decision may well have been different ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan venture to start production in May


January 18th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Renault Nissan Automobile India, a joint venture between Japanese Nissan Motor Co and French Renault, is all set to start commercial production of a compact car this May, ... Read more...

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Karnataka human rights panel hampered by staff shortage (Dec 10 is International Human Rights Day)


December 10th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 10 (IANS) Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, set up two years back to protect and promote rights of the people in the state, is unable to perform its duties ... Read more...

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Railways accepts Khanna accident inquiry committee report


December 4th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The Railway Ministry on Friday said that it has accepted 239 recommendations out of 278 made by the Justice H R Khanna Committee.In 1998, the Railway Ministry ... Read more...

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Air India employees continue hunger strike, talks fail


August 26th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Air India employees' hunger strike in protest against delayed salaries and cuts in incentives continued for the second day Wednesday while marathon talks between workers and the ... Read more...

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Air India employees continue talks with management


August 26th, 2009 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Air India employees continued its marathon meeting with the management late Tuesday even as the airlines agreed to immediately release their salaries, officials said. "We are still ... Read more...

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Air India employees on three-day hunger strike


August 25th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) About 20,000 employees of cash-strapped national carrier Air India Tuesday began a three-day hunger strike across various airports to protest delayed salaries. However, flight operations had not ... Read more...

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ONGC to start drilling for oil off Kochi coast


August 2nd, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 2 (IANS) It will take at least 100 days to confirm whether there is hydrocarbon presence off Kochi coast, Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) chairman R.S. Sharma has Sunday. ... Read more...

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No plans to retrench AI employees: Praful Patel


July 2nd, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Thursday clarified that there will be no retrenchment in Air India, and added that Air India has been asked to provide ... Read more...

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India upgrades aviation security, safety standards


June 25th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Thursday said it has developed an effective strategy to strengthen its regulatory mechanism and safety system for its aviation sector following recommendations from international authorities. "The ... Read more...

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India’s NFDC ups ante in Cannes market


May 21st, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Saibal Chatterjee Cannes, May 21 (IANS) India's nodal cinema body NFDC seems to be going places. It is not only exploring global distribution avenues for regional language films at Cannes but has ... Read more...

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Meltdown forces Infosys to freeze wages, hiring (Lead)


April 15th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) The impact of global recession has forced Infosys Technologies, India's second largest IT bellwether, to freeze wage hike and fresh hiring in new fiscal 2009-10, a senior official ... Read more...

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Dhanalakshmi Bank to raise Rs.4 bn, open 80 new branches


March 18th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) Kerala-based Dhanalakshmi Bank will soon open 80 new branches across the country and raise Rs.4 billion (Rs.400 crore) in the next fiscal, a top official said here. ... Read more...

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Acute officer shortage at public banks, says union


February 1st, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) There is a shortage of about 100,000 officers in public sector banks across the country, an official of a leading bank officers' organisation said here Sunday."The position will ... Read more...

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