The first commercial flight of the much-awaited seaplane services will take off for Pawana dam in Lonavala from here on August 25, Maharashtra Tourism and Public Works Minister Chhagan Bhujbal announced today.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's experience of sharing top billing with the Prime Minister was not pleasant. The large audience booed Mr Soren and drowned out his speech with cheers for the PM, who gestured to them to show restraint.
A controversial film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi is scheduled for release on Friday, but the Home Ministry wants clearances for the movie to be reviewed in the light of allegations that its makers paid bribes to the censor board.
In the last two years, Sanjiv Chaturvedi unearthed a string of corruption cases at AIIMS, the country's premier government hospital, doing exactly what he's meant to as the main anti-graft watchdog or Chief Vigilance Officer.
Notwithstanding a high savings rate of 16 per cent per annum, second only to China, around 78 per cent of Indian employees still believe they are not saving enough for a comfortable retirement, says a report by Towers Watson.
Expressing unhappiness over the failure of the police to trace original documents in the 2001 hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan, a sessions court in Mumbai today gave them a last chance to locate the papers by September 12.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar offered an apology and a baffling explanation today after a racist slur was used to describe an African national in an official document submitted in the state legislature.