WASHINGTON - A U.S. appeals court has upheld a decision by the U.S. Export-Import Bank to finance the sale of 30 Boeing wide-body jets to Indian state-owned carrier Air India in a legal challenge brought by Delta Air Lines to the loan guarantee. The court has however directed the government-run bank to better explain its rationale for providing loan guarantee, which Delta claimed as a ...
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas of Uttarakhand along with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, sought quick relief for stranded people, a party statement said. The Congress president urged the state government to evacuate the stranded and expeditiously restore communications systems, a party statement said. According to the ...
Producer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who is all set to release his film, "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", based on the life of former athlete Milkha Singh, said that the film was not based on sports and could have been on anybody in an endeavour to show the human spirit. "I will like to clarify that the film is not based on sports or about a sportsman. It is about the triumph of the human spirit. ...
A civilian was injured as Pakistani troops Wednesday violated the ceasefire and fired across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district after an infiltration bid was foiled by the Indian Army, a defence official said. Defence PRO S.N. Acharya said a group of four militants from Pakistan-administered Kashmir were seen moving towards the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch ...
In the first trip by an Indian minister in decades, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday left for Baghdad on a two-day visit in a concerted effort by India to engage with Iraq at the highest level and deepen ties with the oil-rich country. Khurshid's visit, which comes after a gap of more than two decades after the trip of then external affairs minister I.K. Gujral, is seen as a ...
It has always been said that funny is a matter of taste. "Kingpin" is a matter of being funny by being tasteless. "Kingpin" is a gross, screwball comedy sprinkled with social and cultural satire, then loaded with bathroom humor and a whole heaping of cinema in-jokes and movie spoofs, plus one good sheep joke. If anything, "Kingpin" features a great competition between two characters for the worst ... ...
Delhi residents experienced a sultry, rainless Wednesday as the maximum temperature shot up a little at 35.5 degrees Celsius - two notches below average. Thursday will be cloudy. The capital had been witnessing below average temperatures since the last few days and Tuesday's maximum temperature was seven notches below average at 32.1 degrees while the minimum was 23.5 degrees Celsius, five ...
Newly-appointed Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge took charge of his portfolio Wednesday, a statement said. Railway Board Chairman Vinay Mittal briefed him on various important issues concerning the ministry including the priority areas, said the statement. Kharge was given the charge during the latest cabinet reshuffle Monday. He earlier held charge of labour and employment, which has now ...
Expressing condolences to the family and the victims over the loss of lives in the floods in north India, the French envoy Wednesday said his country shared the pain of the Indian people and government. "We convey deepest condolences to the families of the victims. France shares the pain of the Indian people and government and assures them of its wholehearted solidarity in this ordeal," French ...
Celebrations by Delhi Congress workers and members of the Youth Congress marked the 43rd birthday celebrations of party vice president Rahul Gandhi, who wanted it to be a low key affair, party sources said Wednesday. According to party sources, members of the Delhi unit and Youth Congress leaders raised slogans in support of their vice president, burst crackers and distributed sweets outside ...
A man drowned in the Yamuna river while bathing near its bank, while 5,000 people were evacuated from inundated low-lying areas along the banks Wednesday as water rose to an unprecedented 207.20 metres, the highest since 1978, a Delhi government official said. The man who drowned was bathing near Majnu Ka Tilla on the banks of the river, and his body is yet to be traced, the official said. In ...
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Wednesday said a new project to improve the power transmission in the state will be implemented with the financial assistance of Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA).
She also requested JICA for a line of credit to for viability gap funding and credit to private parties in infrastructure projects.
In a statement issued here by the government, Jayalalithaa, during her meeting with a JICA delegation led by its president Akihiko Tanaka, said: "This year, a new Tamil Nadu Transmission System Improvement Project with a JICA loan of Rs.3,410 crore rupees (607.40 billion yen) is to be implemented."
She told the delegation the project will greatly help strengthen the power transmission network in the state as 6,000 MW of fresh power generation capacity is expected to be commissioned within next one or two years.
Jayalalithaa said JICA's assistance to ongoing projects in Tamil Nadu includes the Tamil Nadu Urban Infrastructure Project being implemented at a total cost of Rs.345 crore (JICA line of credit is around Rs.300 crore); the Tamil Nadu Bio Diversity Conservation and Greening Project at a total cost of Rs.700 crore; and the Chennai Metro Rail Project for which JICA loan is Rs. ...
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