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  • Cabinet nod for shale gas exploration on nomination basis 24-09-2013 09:09 PM

    New Delhi:The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Tuesday approved exploration and exploitation of shale gas and oil by national oil companies (NOCs) on acreages given on a nomination basis. "This policy will allow NOCs to carry out exploration and exploitation of unconventional hydro-carbon resources particularly shale gas and oil...
  • Jaipur: Court orders inquiry against Gehlot over illegal mining leases 17-09-2013 08:20 PM

    Jaipur: A Jaipur court on Tuesday ordered inquiry against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over illegal mining leases. The chief minister is accused of favouring his relatives while granting mining leases. He allegedly tweaked norms to help his family members get mining leases. Nineteen of Gehlot's relatives, including three from his...
  • Made a mistake by allotting land to Asaram, says Digvijaya 15-09-2013 05:54 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said he had made a mistake by allotting land to self styled godman Asaram, who is facing charges of sexual assault. The deal was struck during Digvijaya Singh's tenure as Madhya Pradesh chief minister. He has now demanded that the BJP government should cancel the...
  • Goa: Suspension on mining leases to be lifted after Ganesh festival 06-09-2013 06:36 PM

    The Goa government will begin the process of lifting suspension on the mining leases only after the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival beginning from Monday, a senior official said on Friday. Assistant Director of Mines and Geology Department Parag Nagarcekar told PTI that the process to sign lease agreements with...
  • Suspension order of mining leases to be withdrawn: Manohar Parikkar 20-08-2013 04:49 PM

    Goa government has decided to lift the suspension order on mining leases and also formed a special investigation team (SIT) of state police to investigate into illegal mining in the state. State Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters on Tuesday that the suspension order issued in September 2012 against all...
  • Air India to acquire 19 new A-320s 13-08-2013 01:34 PM

    In a bid to face heightened competition from no-frill carriers and replace its old fleet, Air India has started the process of acquiring 19 new Airbus A-320s, an aircraft that has been its war-horse for domestic operations for over two decades. The national carrier has sought dry-leasing these planes for...
  • Mining leases being doled out in the state ahead of elections: Congress 07-08-2013 05:23 PM

    Congress on Wednesday alleged that BJP government in Madhya Pradesh was distributing mining licenses without due process to "gather funds" ahead of the Assembly elections, due by year-end. Leader of Opposition in Assembly Ajay Singh also said that illegal sand mining was rampant in Tawa and Budhni areas. Seeking immediate...
  • 'FDI in retail can create about 80 lakh jobs' 04-12-2011 10:55 AM

    New Delhi: Foreign direct investment in fast-growing retail sector will "significantly" boost hiring activities and has the potential to create about 80 lakh jobs in the country, feel experts. "Retail industry had been waiting for FDI clearance from the government for a long time. The decision to raise FDI limits...
  • 'The Messenger Is More Important than the Process' 03-11-2011 12:43 PM

    Name: Manish Sabharwal Profile: Co-founder and Chairman, TeamLease Age: 41 Why He Won For trying to fix Indias people supply chain. And helping shape policy to bridge the gap between education and employability. At TeamLease, we hire somebody every five minutes, but we hire only 5 percent of the kids...
  • Strike-hit AI plans wet lease of aircraft 06-05-2011 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: State-run Air India has invited bids for wet leasing of aircraft as its struggles to soften the effects of an ongoing strike by a section of its pilots. "In order to meet urgent operational requirements and to open up new routes, Air India Limited invites bids for wet leasing...
  • Kolkata municipal bodyâ??s profit-earning move 25-03-2008 12:40 PM

    Colombo: Former Sri Lanka Cricket head Tilanga Sumathipala on Sunday said he was keen to contest the re-elections for the top post to be held on January 3. "We are in the process of building a team to contest the election. The team will decide later who will run for...
  • Police harassment for refusing to extend lease 03-08-2007 11:22 PM

    Citizen journalist recounts being evicted from house by police for refusing to extend the lease. ...
  • Patna's historic Ashram in danger 15-06-2007 06:01 PM

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  • No land lease to outsiders, asserts J&K 25-11-2006 04:09 PM

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