Everything you need to know about Alipore Civil Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Alipore Civil Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has taken a decision to award minor penalty of censure to four officers of DGCA namely James George, Assistant Director (Airworthiness), V.P. Massey, Director (Airworthiness), R.K. Yadav, Assistant Director (Airworthiness) and Rajiv Gaur, Assistant Director (AE) for non-intimation of employment of their dependents in the private airlines or any sector under Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Jerusalem, May 19 (IANS) The state of Israel has said it would return the lands of a settlement evacuated in 2005 back to its original Palestinian owners, an Israeli daily said Sunday.
Cairo, May 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirtaes (UAE) and Egypt have held talks over enhancing cooperation in the civil aviation sector.
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A total of 50 people have died while 14 reported missing due to latest rain and hailstorms that have hit south China, the government statistics said Friday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said no person would be arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior approval from an officer not below the rank of inspector general of police.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday said that no person should be arrested for posting objectionable comments on social networking sites without the permission of senior police officials.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said no person would be arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior approval from an officer of the Inspector General of Police-rank.
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE met representatives of the governments of the US and Spain and held discussions related to defence and security.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Amy Winehouse was controlled and manipulated by her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, through drugs and "emotional S and M," a new book has claimed.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Air India will resume domestic operations of grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes from today.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said that out of six Dreamliners, two Dreamliners have already been modified for commercial operations and all six planes will be ready for operation by the end of this month.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The government Tuesday constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to prepare a law on the autonomy and independence of the CBI in the wake of Supreme Court's scathing observations on the investigating agency following its affidavit in the case relating to the allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Air India will Wednesday resume domestic commercial operations of the reinstated Boeing-787 Dreamliner and international operations by May 22.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Further hardening its stand on the Calcutta High Court verdict upholding the primacy of the State Election Commission in holding the panchayat polls, the West Bengal government Saturday said it was ready to take the legal battle to the Supreme Court if it did not get a favourable response from a the division bench.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) National carrier Air India Friday said it will lower the free baggage allowance (FBA) by five kg on economy class of all its domestic flights from May 13 and will impose a flat rate of Rs.250 per kg for baggage over the FBA.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways Thursday said it will lower the free baggage allowance from 20 to 15 kg on economy class of all its domestic flights from May 15, while cabin baggage will be restricted to seven kg.
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Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Production and sale of gutka, pan masala and edible tobacco products has been banned in Tamil Nadu to prevent cancer, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa announced in the assembly Wednesday.
Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) Three people were killed and eight injured Tuesday when a fire engulfed a third floor apartment of a building here.
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow Arbitration Court has upheld a ban on Halloween-themed makeup tutorial video, which has been ruled by a state watchdog as "suicide promotion".
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) For 14 months, anxious animal lovers waited for a pregnant giraffe at the Lucknow zoo to give birth. All the hope turned to gloom, when the baby giraffe died, soon after birth, officials said.
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Celebrities in China will be punished for advertising unsafe food products in accordance with laws, a judicial official has said.
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) For the first time since 1991, a Keralite has topped the Civil Services Examinations while the second and fourth positions have also been bagged by people from the state. A Delhi resident has taken the third position.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that it would be "ideal" to make latest projection of people eligible for subsidized ration under the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) on the basis of 2011 census data.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Describing the decision on 49 percent FDI in aviation as one which will transform the sector, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Friday the government envisages investment of $12.1 billion in the sector in the 12th Plan period (2012-2016).
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) For the first time since 1991, a Keralite has come first in the Civil Services Examinations while the second and fourth positions have also been bagged by people from the state.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): The Florida Supreme Court has declared that it is illegal to search information on an arrested person's mobile phone without a search warrant.
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Goa are "out of question" now, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday, adding that over 38 lakh square metres of land given to seven SEZ promoters would be taken back.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle certain services and to charge fees for these services separately.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): The officer trainees of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of 2012 Batch and Royal Bhutan Civil Services called on Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari here on Thursday.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Protests against chit-fund companies for duping investors continued in West Bengal as irate depositors as well as agents Thursday staged demonstrations and road blockades in the metropolis and South 24 Parganas district.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A 40-year-old Indian woman was kept prisoner for six months by the Obhrai family on their 2-million-pound estate in Middlesex.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said the government could not differentiate between "one poor man and another poor man" while offering subsidised foodgrain under the targeted public distribution system.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Internet security software company VirnetX has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, saying the software giant's Skype service violates six of its patents.
St Petersburg, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Constitutional Court has confirmed voters' rights to contest election results in court.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Civil servants should understand the philosophy, values and principles of India's democratic polity, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday said.
Brasilia, April 22 (IANS) A Brazilian judge has sentenced 23 police officers to 156 years in prison each for involvement in a notorious prison massacre in 1992.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) A strong quake in southwest China's Sichuan province has left 188 people dead and 25 missing as of Monday, authorities said.
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon, who reportedly told the police officer arresting her for disorderly conduct, "do you know my name," did not utter those words, a source has said.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday stressed the need to build a climate favouring enterprise and investment while Observing that the current economic downturn was only temporary.
Washington, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Boston Marathon bombing has renewed talk about homeland security in a post 9/11 world.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said there was need to identify the best practices in disaster management, and disseminate them widely for better preparedness.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked civil servants to "think out of the box" to solve problems and urged them to use technology to ensure government benefits reach everyone.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As protests against the brutal rape of a five-year-old continue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said "vast improvement" was needed in the security accorded to women.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday urged senior civil servants and other government employees to build on the momentum created by record agricultural growth during the 11th Five-year-Plan.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said there was a need to make vast improvements to ensure women's safety in the country, while Citing the horrific Delhi gangrape incident and the gruesome assault on five-year-old girl.
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Tom Hiddleston is excited to play the lead role in an upcoming biopic, based on late Jewish-Hungarian combat photographer Robert Capa. The actor plans to visit "the places he stayed at".
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate the eighth Civil Services Day being held in New Delhi on April 21.
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) US authorities Wednesday returned to Spain a 16th-century tapestry that was stolen in 1979 from the San Vicente Martir Cathedral.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Eight new judges of the Delhi High Court were sworn-in Wednesday. Chief Justice D. Murugesan administered the oath of office to the eight as additional judges.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Chief Justice of Delhi High Court D. Murugesan will Wednesday administer the oath of office to the eight new judges.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict rejecting the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar who had targeted him in a bomb attack in 1993, then Youth Congress leader M.S. Bitta Friday alleged no one - including his Congress party - had come forward to help him.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Sweltering summer heat is back in Kolkata, and before time. With the mercury already touching the 40 degrees Celsius mark and the weatherman predicting no immediate respite from the heat, the citizens are bracing for grueling times.
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia have signed a cooperation agreement to facilitate rapid expansion of civil aviation operations between them.
Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju Sunday said media was spreading communalism by its irresponsible reporting of terrorist attacks.
Thane, Apr. 5 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithiviraj Chavan on Friday ordered a probe in the Thane building collapse.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan has been flooded with at least 60 representations either seeking or opposing clemency for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, an official said here Friday.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti Friday spoke to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid about the two Italian marines facing trial in India for killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast last year.
Thane, Apr 5 (ANI): With the recovery of more bodies from the debris of a collapsed under-construction building in Shil Phata area in Maharashtra's Thane district, the toll has now gone up to 29.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The external affairs ministry Wednesday said that "no formal decision has been taken" on which agency will be handed over the probe into the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by two Italian marines, amid reports that the National Investigation Agency has got the nod to do so.
New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday withdrew the restraining order on Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini, which it had imposed following Italy's decision to not send back two of its marines arrested in connection with the murder of the two Kerala fishermen.
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Fans of Indian Premier League (IPL) can breathe easy with the weatherman predicting a 'partly cloudy sky' and a rain-free day Tuesday, when the cash-rich tournament begins with a gala opening programme at the Salt Lake Stadium here.
Abu Dhabi, April 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected as one of the facilitation panel members by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Canada.
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he will seek peaceful ways to end a row over poll results, which gave a narrow first round victory to rival Uhuru Kenyatta.
On Board Air India One, Mar 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has declined to comment on the case of two Italian marines and the issue of delays in setting up a special court to try them on charges of killing two fishermen off the Kerala coast.
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Nearly 24 million people have been affected by drought in China's various provinces since last October while causing a big financial loss to the government, authorities said Thursday.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Opponents of Russia's ruling United Russia party should be given an opportunity to express their views, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Tuesday said that India would be the third largest aviation market by 2020.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): India on Tuesday said it has cleared Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia's proposal to start a passenger airline in India in partnership with the Tata Group with an investment of Rs 81 crore.
Karachi, Mar. 26 (ANI): Civil Society organizations have opined that the best confidence building policy between India and Pakistan will be not to arrest fishermen.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The two Italian marines facing murder charges in the shooting of two Indian fishermen off Kerala Coast last year reached the national capital on Friday.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday said the Italian Government's decision to return the marines is a welcome development, and added that it has vindicated the Indian judicial system and India's diplomacy.
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The March 12, 1993, Mumbai blasts involved one of the most comprehensive and successful probes by the Mumbai police, as within 48 hours it was established as an attempt by the underworld to create terror in India's commercial capital.
Rio de Janeiro, March 19 (IANS/EFE) At least 13 people died in a powerful storm that deluged the hilly portion of the southeastern Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, state Gov. Sergio Cabral said.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini will not leave India till further orders, and directed authorities to ensure compliance with its order of March 14.
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A US appeals court has ruled that the CIA must give a fuller response to a lawsuit seeking the spy agency's records on drone attacks.
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): The Indian Government is reported to be seeking the European Union's interventional support to resolve its row with Italy over the return of two marines to face trial for killing two fishermen off the Kerala coast in February 2012.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the Congress-led UPA Government to explain to the nation what actions it plans to take to ensure the return of the Italian marines to face trial in India.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Faced with severe criticism after Italy refused to send back two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen, the Congress-led UPA Government may take a hard stand and expel Rome's envoy in New Delhi, Daniele Mancini.
Los Angeles, March 12 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is being sued for $185,000 by pedestrian Victor Sneed.
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is looking forward to welcoming acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg who is said to be visiting the country to celebrate the success of his Oscar-winning film "Lincoln".
Marrakech (Morocco), March 10 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived here to take part in the 35th Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ordinary General Assembly.
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Two human rights and political activists have been sentenced by a Saudi Arabian court for setting up an illegal organisation and rebelling against the authority of the king.
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Arrested Trinamool Congress leader Mohammad Iqbal, a key accused in the murder of a police officer here Feb 12, was Saturday sent to CID custody till March 20 by a city court.
Agra March 9 (IANS) While experts deliberate on policy frameworks to sustain and promote the visual integrity of world heritage monuments at the ongoing Unesco meet in this Taj city, questions are being raised about the integrity of Agra's heritage structures.
Beijing, Mar. 8 (ANI): In a bid to avoid a new property sales tax imposed by the government, Chinese couples are now rushing to divorce.
Ras Al Khaimah, March 8 (IANS/WAM) Ras Al Khaimah crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi has launched an e-job portal for government job seekers.
Islamabad, Mar. 7 (ANI): Banned militant organisations, state's security institutions and political parties have been identified as the key elements responsible for attacks on media persons in Pakistan.
Islamabad, March 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan's top court Wednesday abolished an army court's death penalty judgment to two civilian convicts in a suicide attack case on the country's former military president Pervez Musharraf, local media reported.
Union Public Service Commission has issued the notification for the civil services preliminary examination, 2013.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Monday told by a lawyer that Chhattisgarh has the best fair price shop network, an achievement in the backdrop of allegations of corruption surrounding foodgrain shops for the poor in other states.
Kolkata, Mar 1 (IANS) Hours after his release from jail, former Trinamool Congress legislator Arabul Islam Friday accused sections of West Bengal Police of acting as CPI-M "stooges" to frame him.
Kolkata, Mar 1 (IANS) Former Trinamool Congress legislator Arabul Islam arrested on charges of assaulting CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah, was released on bail Friday.
Moscow, Mar 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Russian opposition blogger, who has been hounded by allegations of child abuse, has moved from Moscow to Prague but denied that the move has anything to do with the accusations.
Beijing, Mar 1 (IANS) China will make efforts to increase funding for funerals, construct more non-profit tombs and improve funeral services, an official said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday proposed to pump in Rs.5,000 crore ($909.09 million) into ailing national carrier Air India in the next fiscal.
London, Feb 28 (ANI): China's most prominent scholars, journalists and activists have urged the government to implement political reforms.
London, Feb. 28 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's former husband Blake Fielder-Civil has confessed that he introduced the tragic singer to heroin for the first time.
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) In an initiative aimed at pushing jail inmates into finding meaning in their lives, 26 actors drawn from various correctional homes in the city will stage an English play here March 9.
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone's former fiance is facing the prospect of being jailed after being found guilty of blackmailing the socialite for 200,000 dollars.