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15 January, 2019 7:25 AM India to add 1,000 aircraft in 7-8 years: Govt official

Mumbai: The country is going to add 1,000 aircraft over the next 7-8 years, a top government official said Tuesday. "We would be adding about 1,000 more aircraft in about next 7-8 years," Ministry of Civil Aviation secretary, RN Choubey, said, adding that the country will be adding 100 more airports, and one billion trips in the next 15 years. He said the country 165

15 January, 2019 6:18 AM Indian American White House official leaves Trump administration

Washington: Raj Shah, an Indian American spokesman in the White House Press Office, has left President Donald Trump`s administration and joined an arm of a Florida-based lobbying firm, officials said. Shah, a former researcher at the Republican National Committee, will lead the Media Group, the press wing of Ballard Partners, a lobbying firm with offices 290

15 January, 2019 4:48 AM Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

Washington: The US military will extend a mission to support security along the US border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border 200

14 January, 2019 2:20 PM Finance Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha gets one-month extension; named Finance Commission member

Finance Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha has been given one month extension in service and named as the member of the 15th Finance Commission, according to an official order issued Monday. He is a 1982 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Manipur cadre. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service of Jha, Finance Secretary 154

14 January, 2019 2:09 PM India Writes To Pak On Attempts To Tail Diplomat, Hack Accounts: Report

The Indian High Commission in Islamabad has strongly raised with Pakistan alleged attempts to hack the social media account of one of its diplomats and incidents of close tailing of the Indian envoy and his deputy, official sources said. The Indian mission, in a note verbale, raised with Pakistan Foreign Office the incident of the Indian High Commissioner 183

14 January, 2019 11:27 AM Diplomats from 27 nations participate in fellowship programme on disarmament

New Delhi: Young diplomats from 27 countries are participating in a fellowship programme here that aims at equipping them with the knowledge and perspectives on various contemporary disarmament, non-proliferation, arms control and international security affairs. United Nations Under Secretary General and High Representative for Disarmament Izumi Nakamitsu 138

14 January, 2019 10:55 AM Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul Controversy: Big Rift In Cricket Panel, BCCI Members Call For SGM

Last week, Diana Edulji had warned CoA chief Vinod Rai of any "cover up" in the Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul inquiry. "In my view, the CoA is duty bound to follow the new constitution and what you are suggesting is neither in consonance with the constitution nor is it as per the legal advice received. It cannot be the case that we follow legal advice only when we consider 104

13 January, 2019 5:31 PM Gulab Chand Kataria Unanimously Chosen As Rajasthan Leader Of Opposition

Gulab Chand Kataria was also selected as the leader of the BJP legislature party while seven-time MLA Rajendra Rathore was chosen as his deputy. Senior BJP legislator Gulab Chand Kataria was on Sunday unanimously chosen as the Leader of Opposition in the Rajasthan assembly by the BJP legislature party during a meeting at the party office. The 74-year-old 186

13 January, 2019 1:59 PM Former Goa Ranji Cricketer Rajesh Ghodge Collapses On Field, Dies In Hospital

The deceased cricketer had scored 30 runs and was at the non-striker's end when he collapsed. A 46-year-old former Goa Ranji cricketer Rajesh Ghodge collapsed on a cricket ground while playing a local tournament in Margao town in South Goa on Sunday afternoon and died soon at a local hospital, organisers of the tourney said. The deceased cricketer had scored 95

13 January, 2019 12:08 PM Saudi Arabia Must Hold Jamal Khashoggi Killers "Accountable'': US

"We will continue to have a conversation with the crown prince and the Saudis about ensuring accountability," Mike Pompeo said in Doha after talks with Qatari government officials. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that he would ask Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the murderers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held "accountable" 207