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  • Holbrook's 'Mark Twain' show reaches 60th year 03-04-2014 11:46 AM

    Washington: Hal Holbrook is in the midst of a marathon of theater and has no intention of stopping. This marks the 60th consecutive year he has staged his one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight," keeping alive the satire and commentary of the late writer and humorist for audiences today. The 89-year-old...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry in Rolls Royce bribery case 21-03-2014 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) into alleged bribery in the Rs 10,000 crore deal for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by London-based Rolls Royce. The agency has named unknown officials of HAL, owner of Aashmore Private...
  • Rolls Royce to return to govt Rs 18 cr paid to commission agents 10-03-2014 12:36 AM

    Facing the heat of a CBI probe in an alleged bribery scandal, British firm Rolls Royce has written to the state-owned HAL that it was ready to return Rs 18 crore paid by it to its commission agents to the government. The Defence Ministry ordered a CBI probe into Rolls...
  • Rolls Royce denies using middlemen for HAL deal: Sources 04-03-2014 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: A day after the Defence Ministry put on hold all existing and future deals with Rolls Royce pending a CBI probe ordered into allegations of bribery and engaging middlemen in contracts worth Rs 10,000 crore for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, sources now say...
  • Defence Ministry puts deals with Rolls Royce on hold 03-03-2014 08:40 PM

    The Defence Ministry has put on hold all existing and future deals with Rolls Royce pending a CBI probe ordered into allegations of bribery and engaging middlemen in contracts worth Rs 10,000 crore for supply of aircraft engines to state-owned HAL. The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has also been asked...
  • India rolls out its first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas 20-12-2013 10:03 AM

    Bangalore: India has rolled out its first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas in Bangalore on Friday. Defence Minister AK Antony, MoS Defence Jitendra Singh and Air Force chief NAK Browne attended the event. The launch comes after the ambitious project started nearly 20 years ago. The first batch of the...
  • Hollywood director Hal Needham dies at 82 26-10-2013 04:36 PM

    Los Angeles: Hollywood stuntman-director Hal Needham is dead, a media report said. He was 82. Needham was suffering from cancer and died Friday, reports contactmusic.com He made his directorial debut with 'Smokey and the Bandit' in 1976 and is known for films like 'The Cannonball Run' and 'Hooper'. As per...
  • 'Govt barred HAL from aircraft deal as it's overloaded with work 09-10-2013 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: While Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel has questioned the Ministry of Defence for barring PSUs from IAF aircraft deal, sources say that the government took the decision deliberately. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the government took the decision to keep Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) out of it, since...
  • Can't accept MoD logic for barring PSUs from aircraft deal: Patel 09-10-2013 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel has hit out at the Defence Ministry for barring Indian PSUs like the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) from taking part in a $3 billion Indian Air Force aircraft deal. He said he cannot accept the logic given by the MoD for barring PSUs....
  • Indian Navy gets home-made Hawk MK 132 jets 24-09-2013 02:51 PM

    Bangalore: The first home-made Hawk MK 132 aircraft by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) was handed over to the Indian Navy in Bangalore on Monday. "We built this aircraft in time and this is the first of the five aircraft to be delivered to the Indian Navy. The remaining four will...
  • 21-year old Kolkata student builds a drone, seeks help to upgrade 30-08-2013 09:05 AM

    Kolkata: Subhanjan Saha has his eyes in the sky. A three metre by one metre drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), built by him from scratch has garnered widespread attention - but unfortunately, the top brass in India's defence and aeronautics sectors are yet to respond. Saha, a 21-year-old computer...
  • 25 years in making, Hindu encyclopedia set to be unveiled 25-08-2013 09:13 AM

    A comprehensive encyclopedia of one of the world's major religions is set to be unveiled next week in South Carolina. The 11-volume work covers Hindu spiritual beliefs, practices and philosophy, and is the culmination of a 25-year academic effort. The encyclopedia is written in English and includes about 7,000 articles...
  • IAF questions HAL's plan to develop a new basic trainer 01-08-2013 10:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force is up in arms over the Hindustan Aeronautics plan to develop a basic trainer. This is not the first time when the IAF and Hindustan Aeronautics are locking horns. Earlier they had tiff over quality issues leading to MiG-21 crashes. However, this time it...
  • IAF against HAL proposal to develop a new basic trainer 31-07-2013 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force is up in arms over the Hindustan Aeronautics plan to develop a basic trainer. Air Chief Marshall NAK Browne has written to the Defence Minister AK Antony on the issue. He has warned that the IAF has the basic trainer in Swiss Pilatus, 75...
  • Govt's Rs 1500 crore Rafale deal faces delays 05-04-2013 11:42 PM

    New Delhi: India's plan to buy 126 fighter-jets from Dassault Aviation could be delayed as the two sides struggle to reach an agreement over the role of state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), two sources familiar with the matter said. India picked the Dassault-made Rafale jet for exclusive negotiations in January...
  • Tejas aircraft: Too costly, too late? 10-01-2011 11:05 PM

    CNN-IBN speaks to the experts if India can bet on Tejas and if it's too costly, too little. ...
  • India tests home-made combat chopper 30-03-2010 05:03 PM

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  • New Bangalore airport ready to roll, old row on 21-05-2008 04:35 PM

    Pune: Owner of the Indian Premier League franchise Pune Warriors India, Subrata Roy, has told CNN-IBN that Sourav Ganguly, the team's skipper in the ongoing fifth season, is likely to remain just a mentor of the team from 2013 onwards. Ganguly [is] likely to be [the] mentor of Pune IPL...
  • Bangalore Inc miffed over closure of old airport 20-05-2008 05:42 PM

    New Delhi: After leading his side to the top with a facile win over Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said he, along with senior batsman Jacques Kallis, will have to shoulder the responsibility of steering the team in the playoffs stage. Gambhir has been leading from the...
  • Hi-tech terror: SMSs warn UP DGP of attacks 15-05-2008 06:25 PM

    Lahore: Veteran Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf took part in a fitness test on Tuesday to try to revive his international career, insisting he could still compete at the highest level. The 37-year-old played the last of his 90 Tests against England at Lord's in 2010 - a match marred by...
  • Aviation Ministry seeks permit to retain old B'lore airport 29-04-2008 03:35 PM

    A fight broke out between the Rajasthan players during a Corporate Twenty20 match in Udaipur on Tuesday. ...
  • Old Bangalore airport stays, rules High Court 16-04-2008 05:21 PM

    Karachi: Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Saturday said he was trying to bring international cricket back to Pakistan and a number of foreign stars have shown an interest. Pakistan has been a virtual no-go for international sides since the Sri Lanka team bus was attacked in Lahore in March 2009,...
  • Stray dogs rounded up post Bangalore airport mishap 28-03-2008 11:32 PM

    New Delhi: The nine franchises of Indian Premier League (IPL) will go into the auction for next edition of Indian Premier League with a purse of USD 2 million, as per the decision taken by the Governing Council at a meeting held in south Indain city Chennai on Saturday. According...
  • Aircraft hits dog at B'lore runway, 2 injured | CJ Pic 27-03-2008 11:07 PM

    Hobart: Allrounder Daniel Christian has missed out on the starting lineup for the second Test against New Zealand starting on Friday, with selectors retaining the 11 players who helped Australia to a nine-wicket victory in the series-opening match last week. Opener Phillip Hughes was under the most pressure after two...
  • PILs demand old B'lore airport remain open 25-03-2008 02:04 AM

    Mumbai: The spin pair of Pragyan Ojha and R Ashwin have been rewarded for their stellar performance in the series against West Indies by being named in India's Test squad for the tour of Australia starting next month. Uncapped middle-order batsman Rohit Sharma has been included in the 17-man squad,...
  • No new international flights to B'lore for 5 months 14-03-2008 10:30 AM

    St. John's: Joel Wilson can now umpire one-day internationals around the world after the International Cricket Council approved his appointment to its international panel. The 44-year-old from Trinidad & Tobago joins compatriot Peter Nero on the panel, which is one rung below the Elite Panel of Test umpires. "I feel...
  • Scarlette's home a drug den, says her brother 13-03-2008 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: India's prolific opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is ready to add another chapter to his life as the Delhi player gets dressed up to tie the nuptial knot with Natasha Jain on Friday. A regular member of the Indian side, Gambhir met Natasha just a year back and the...