Court issues summon to Kingfisher Airlines for pilot’s salary

Court issues summon to Kingfisher Airlines for pilot’s salary

🕔10:57, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30  The Delhi High Court has issued summons to defunct Kingfisher Airlines on the plea of a serving pilot seeking recovery of more than Rs.52 lakh, her outstanding salary for 21 months, from the grounded airline. Moving

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Smart phone sale to touch 1.2 bn units in 2014

Smart phone sale to touch 1.2 bn units in 2014

🕔10:56, 30.May 2014

New York, May 30  Fuelled by the growth of low-cost handsets in emerging markets like India, smart phones sale is expected to reach 1.2 billion – a 23.1 percent increase over 2013 – by the end of 2014, a latest

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Mobile number portability touches 100-mn mark: TRAI

Mobile number portability touches 100-mn mark: TRAI

🕔10:55, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30  The number of subscribers who have availed mobile number portability (MNP) has reached the 100 million-mark, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday said. MNP was introduced Jan 20, 2011 in the

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Stakeholders propose expert panel on Krishna-Godavari gas

Stakeholders propose expert panel on Krishna-Godavari gas

🕔10:54, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30  An expert panel has been agreed by the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Reliance Industries to ascertain if the private firm pumped more gas than entitled. The agreement was conveyed to the Delhi

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Tata Hitachi plans to launch 100 ton dumper in 2016

Tata Hitachi plans to launch 100 ton dumper in 2016

🕔10:53, 30.May 2014

Chennai, May 30  Construction equipment major Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company Ltd (Tata Hitachi) is hoping to get into off-the-highway vehicle segment by 2016 with its 100 ton dumper, said a top company official. He said the company will also

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Ex-Infosys’ president Srinivas to join Hong Kong firm

Ex-Infosys’ president Srinivas to join Hong Kong firm

🕔10:53, 30.May 2014

Bangalore, May 30  High-profile technocrat B.G. Srinivas, who quit Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd, will soon join PCCW Ltd, a Hong Kong-based firm, with interests in telecom, media, IT solutions, property development and investment. “We are pleased to announce the

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Railway minister meets Modi

Railway minister meets Modi

🕔10:24, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30  Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gowda was accompanied by Minister of State for Railway Manoj Sinha. “It was a courtesy call and both ministers conveyed their best

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Shyama Prasad Mukherjee endorsed article 370: NC

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee endorsed article 370: NC

🕔10:23, 30.May 2014

Jammu, May 30 BJP ideologue and Jana Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee had fully endorsed article 370 of the constitution which guarantees a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the state’s ruling National Conference said Thursday. “How can they wish

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Modi focus on governance, asks ministers for 100-day timetable

Modi focus on governance, asks ministers for 100-day timetable

🕔10:22, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30 Taking steps to fulfil his avowed agenda of good governance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday asked his ministers to come up with a plan of action for the first 100 days, lay thrust on efficiency and

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Payment delays in MGNREGA will be made punishable: Munde

Payment delays in MGNREGA will be made punishable: Munde

🕔10:21, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30  Any delay in the payment of wages under the MGNREGA will be made punishable, Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde said here. A provision will be added to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, making

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India successfully test-fires Pinaka rockets

India successfully test-fires Pinaka rockets

🕔10:20, 30.May 2014

Bhubaneswar, May 30 India Thursday successfully test-fired the indigenously-built Pinaka rockets from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. Three rounds of rockets were fired from the multi-barrel rocket launching system (MBRLS) at the Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE)

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Ordinance on Polavaram project defended by government

Ordinance on Polavaram project defended by government

🕔10:20, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30  The government defended its move to clear an ordinance concerning the Polavaram irrigation project, saying there had been broad political support on the issue when the process was expedited for creating a separate state of Telangana.

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Green clearance for projects to be transparent: Javadekar

Green clearance for projects to be transparent: Javadekar

🕔10:19, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30 Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar  said an online submission system for time-bound clearance of applications and greater transparency has been launched, among the first steps after assuming charge of the ministry. Javadekar, who is a

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Government to review previous decisions: Civil aviation minister

Government to review previous decisions: Civil aviation minister

🕔10:18, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30  Civil Aviation Minister Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju Thursday said all major decisions taken by the previous UPA government in the sector would be reviewed. However, the minister said, he was “not close” to the idea of

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Foreign ministers call Sushma, discuss ties

Foreign ministers call Sushma, discuss ties

🕔10:16, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30 Foreign ministers from across the world Thursday called External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to congratulate her and discuss bilateral issues. A statement from the ministry said Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop discussed ways to deepen “bilateral

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A major fire that broke out in the Orchid Tower – a commercial building on the Puna Kumbhariya road in Surat on May 29, 2014.

A major fire that broke out in the Orchid Tower – a commercial building on the Puna Kumbhariya road in Surat on May 29, 2014.

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The Union Minister for Railways, D.V. Sadananda Gowda called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi,

The Union Minister for Railways, D.V. Sadananda Gowda called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi,

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Rao Inderjit Singh taking charge as the Minister of State for Defence, in New Delhi on May 29, 2014.

Rao Inderjit Singh taking charge as the Minister of State for Defence, in New Delhi on May 29, 2014.

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Narendra Singh Tomar taking charge as the Union Minister for Steel, in New Delhi on May 29, 2014.

Narendra Singh Tomar taking charge as the Union Minister for Steel, in New Delhi on May 29, 2014.

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REC signs MoA with ICRISAT under CSR

REC signs MoA with ICRISAT under CSR

🕔09:50, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30 : REC, a Navratna public sector enterprise, has committed financial contribution of Rs. 22.33 crore under its CSR initiatives for undertaking the “Farmer-centric Integrated Watershed Management Programme” to be implemented by International Crops Research Institute for

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