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HAL to make 57 more jet trainers for IAF, navy
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indian defence acquisition council has approved procurement of 57 additional Hawks, the advanced jet trainers (AJTs), for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the navy from the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), Air Chief Marshal F.H. Major said here Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 7:35:06 PM

Travel agents meet air operators, call off strike
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The air travel agents in the country, who went on a day's strike Thursday, have reached an agreement with scheduled air operators to set up a committee that would look into the feasibility of having a transaction fee on air tickets.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 7:19:48 PM

President calls for ever-Green Revolution
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) At a time when India's Green Revolution in agriculture was derided overseas, President Pratibha Patil Thursday pushed for its second version to ensure the country's food security and development.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 7:09:31 PM

CBI raids LIC, bank officials in Rs.5 mn insurance fraud
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday swooped on offices and officials of the Life Insurance Corp of India (LIC) and the Bank of Karad Ltd in Pune, in connection with an alleged Rs.5 million insurance fraud.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:47:39 PM

Iron ore shortage closes 25 units in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) A shortage of iron ore Thursday forced 25 sponge iron units in Chhattisgarh to stop production, and an industry official said Thursday that more of them could follow suit.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:39:02 PM

Inflation rises to 12.44 percent, finance ministry 'disappointed'
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation swelled to 12.44 percent for the week ended Aug 2 as compared to 12.01 percent the week before, goading the finance ministry to say this was a major disappointment.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:38:42 PM

EIH to invest Rs.6.5 bn on two new hotels
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which operates the Oberoi chain of hotels, will invest Rs.6.5 billion ($165 million) to set up new projects in Goa and Bangalore, said a top company official here Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:11:36 PM

Etihad to fly to two more Indian destinations
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Etihad Airways, the national airlines of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), intends to increase flights to and from India, said a top company official here Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 5:38:26 PM

Airport upgrade work at Kolkata, Chennai to begin in September
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The modernisation and expansion of the Kolkata and Chennai airports will start from next month, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel announced soon after the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the projects Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 5:36:07 PM

NMCE to launch new futures contracts in 13 commodities
Ahmedabad, Aug 14(IANS) The National Multi-Commodity Exchange (NMCE) here is launching Saturday a new series of futures contracts in 13 commodities, besides three 'spread series' in pepper.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 5:35:47 PM

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