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Mumbai: A possible mishap involving aircraft of two Gulf carriers over Indian airspace early on Monday was averted when Mumbai ATC alerted one of the commanders, aviation sources said today.The incident involving Emirates and Etihad Airways was reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which has started its investigation, the sources said.While Emirates confirmed the incident in a statement ...
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Tuesday evening decided to recommend re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance incorporating nine amendments that were part of the bill that was passed in Lok Sabha earlier this month.The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the bill passed by the Lower House and not yet introduced in the Rajya Sabha ...
* Euro heads for biggest quarterly fall since introduction * European stocks up 16 pct on quarter, DAX up 23 pct * Greek debt negotiations weigh on euro, dollar gains * Crude sags as Iran's nuclear talks deadline looms By Marc Jones LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) - The euro remained on track for its biggest quarterly fall and European shares for their best first quarter of the euro era on Tuesday ...
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Celebrities can be seen taking the virtual route to stay connected to their fans, but filmmaker Homi Adajania feels that making films for internet is the next big thing. He says internet allows people to pick films matching to their sensibilities. "I am very interested in exploring films for the internet. I believe that is the future. The democracy of the net allows the audience ...
Mumbai: A possible mishap involving aircraft of two Gulf carriers over Indian airspace early on Monday was averted when Mumbai ATC alerted one of the commanders, aviation sources said today.The incident involving Emirates and Etihad Airways was reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which has started its investigation, the sources said.While Emirates confirmed the incident in a statement ...
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Tuesday evening decided to recommend re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance incorporating nine amendments that were part of the bill that was passed in Lok Sabha earlier this month.The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the bill passed by the Lower House and not yet introduced in the Rajya Sabha ...
WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - U.S. trade officials will look into whether imports of clear plastic resin, used in bottles and packaging, from China and other countries are being sold too cheaply in the United States, a move that could lead to import duties. The U.S. Department of Commerce said on Tuesday it would investigate a complaint about dumping of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin, ...
Mumbai: A possible mishap involving aircraft of two Gulf carriers over Indian airspace early on Monday was averted when Mumbai ATC alerted one of the commanders, aviation sources said today.The incident involving Emirates and Etihad Airways was reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which has started its investigation, the sources said.While Emirates confirmed the incident in a statement ...
From the happenings of recent weeks, it will be tempting to deduce that Arvind Kejriwal is a Stalinist who, like all autocrats, hates democracy and dissension and loves yes-men. That's what Prashant Bhushan will want us to believe. But the stormy story of the Aam Aadmi Party's internal crisis is far more complicated than such a black-and-white narrative. The most curious case in the entire episode ...
Merely 3 years after 1984's anti-Sikh riots, Meerut and Malyana were gripped in communal frenzy. But what took place on 22 May 1987 is beyond any iota of imagination. 42 Muslims were picked from their homes in Meerut's Hashimpura locality by Uttar Pradesh's Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and killed 36 of them in cold blooded manner. A few days ago a local court acquitted all the accused in the ...
WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - U.S. trade officials will look into whether imports of clear plastic resin, used in bottles and packaging, from China and other countries are being sold too cheaply in the United States, a move that could lead to import duties. The U.S. Department of Commerce said on Tuesday it would investigate a complaint about dumping of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin, ...
By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil fell for a third straight session on Tuesday, with Brent crude tumbling 12 percent for the month, as world powers entered into intense negotiations with Iran for a nuclear deal that could bring more of its oil to an oversupplied market. The tumble was proof of the hurdles oil faced in establishing a bottom for prices since the selloff that began in June ...
Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave its approval for the amendment of the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973.This amendment in the Act, will make provisions relating to granting permission by Central Government to all homoeopathic medical colleges for continuing course/courses, so as to ensure that homoeopathy education is given only through colleges which can impart ...
MUMBAI, March 31 (Reuters) - Indian biotechnology firm Biocon Ltd could file a prospectus for a share listing for its research services business arm Syngene International within the next two months, two sources directly involved in the process said. The IPO could fetch up to 10 billion rupees ($159.8 million), said one of the sources. However, the sources did not specify how much was being sold ...
Amsterdam: A monk's 1,000-year-old mummified body was discovered inside a Chinese Buddha statue after it was taken to hospital for a CT scan in the Netherlands, a media report said Monday. The body belonged to master Liuquan, a monk who lived around the year 1100 and was a member of a Chinese meditation school, British daily Mirror reported. Examining the mummy, a gastroenterologist found "all kinds ...
New York: For men who resent wearing condoms, a new non-intrusive solution is on the anvil - a birth control pill. At least two projects are in the pipeline for choking male fertility. One is H2-gamendazole that makes sperms go half-cooked. Normally, premature sperm cells grow a tail and head in the testis, but H2-gamendazole keeps them from reaching this stage of development. "If there's no sperm, ...
By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, March 30 (Reuters) - A northwestern Pakistani province is taking criminal action against 70 schools that have failed to tighten security with measures such as installing barbed wire following a December high school attack that killed 132 children. The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa made it compulsory for all schools to hire armed guards, raise the height of boundary walls ...
By Nita Bhalla MUMBAI, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing before a classroom packed with teenagers, Yojana Salunke begins her weekly one-hour lesson on a subject which many experts say is crucial to helping India address one of its biggest challenges - gender inequality. "Hands up all those girls who have to do housework before or after school?" Salunke asks, as every pig-tailed girl ...
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