BANQUETS

  • Micromax owners arrested for bribing MCD engineer, more arrests likely August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: More arrests are expected in the fallout of the Micromax bribery scandal after the Central bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested the owners of mobile manufacturing company. Micromax owners Rajesh Aggarwal and Manish Tuli were arrested on charges of bribing a junior engineer in the Municipal Corporation of...
  • Delhi: CBI arrests MCD official for accepting bribe of Rs 30 lakhs August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at the office of builders where they were allegedly giving Rs 30 lakh bribe to engineers of North Delhi Municipal Corporation for clearance to a banquet home and detained four persons. CBI sources said based on a tipoff about the alleged bribe payment,...
  • Trade on agenda as Egyptian President Morsi arrives on Monday March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi arrives in New Delhi on Monday on a three-day visit, after a short stopover in Islamabad, to boost bilateral ties with India, especially in trade. Morsi is arriving at the head of a high-level delegation of ministers and business leaders. The ministers in the entourage...
  • No luxury banquets or liquor for China military December 23, 2012

    Beijing: The Chinese military has been asked to strike off luxury banquets and liquor from its list of do's while hosting receptions for highranking officers, under a new austeritycumsimplicity drive. According to new regulations, such receptions should be kept simple and devoid of pomp. Ten regulations drawn up by the...
  • Hunger banquet in Paris marks World Food Day October 17, 2010

    Paris: Ten thousand empty plates were displayed at the bottom of the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Saturday morning in an event to mark World Food Day. French nongovernmental organisation Action Contre la Faim (Action Against Hunger) organised the event, dubbed the Banquet Against Hunger, in coordination with the European Union,...
  • What's on the menu for Brown tonight January 21, 2008

    New Delhi : Representing the diversity that is India and Indian cuisine, it should be a meal to satisfy the most discerning gourmand. But there was one request from British Prime Minister Gordon Brown for the state banquet here Monday night some decaffeinated coffee and sparkling water please. "We were...