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  • Co-pilot of missing Malaysian plane made mid-air phone call: report 12-04-2014 01:50 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The co-pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines plane made a desperate call from his mobile phone moments before the jet went off the radar with 239 people on board under mysterious circumstances on March 8. The call from co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid's phone, however, ended abruptly, but not before...
  • BJP provokes sentiments for soliciting votes: Sachin Pilot 09-04-2014 11:38 PM

    Rajasthan Congress on Wednesday accused BJP of provoking sentiments of people for soliciting votes in elections. Addressing a public meeting in Ajmer, Rajasthan PCC president Sachin Pilot said that BJP seeks votes in the name of temple but when it comes to power, they get away from such issues. Pilot,...
  • Pakistan army jet crashes in Punjab province, 2 pilots killed 08-04-2014 04:15 PM

    A Pakistan military aircraft on Tuesday crashed in the Punjab province while on a training flight, killing both the pilots on board. The small two-seater Mushshak aircraft was on a routine training flight when it crashed due to a technical fault in Rahwali Cantt Gujranwala, a statement from the army...
  • Power hungry BJP won't work for the poor, says Sachin Pilot 05-04-2014 06:28 PM

    Riding high on poll campaign trail, Congress candidate from Jaipur Rural CP Joshi along with Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot today addressed an election rally at Viratnagar area in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. He campaigned for senior leader CP Joshi who is contesting Lok Sabha polls fromJaipur( Rural) . "This...
  • BJP's mission is to only come to power, not to work for the poor, says Sachin Pilot 05-04-2014 05:00 PM

    Weeks ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Congress candidate from Jaipur Rural CP Joshi along with PCC chief Sachin Pilot today addressed an election rally at Viratnagar area in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. During the rally, CP Joshi said that we are here to briing a change in the lives of...
  • Rajasthan tracker: BJP to win 21-25 seats, Cong routed, may get 0-2 03-04-2014 09:50 PM

    The ruling BJP is projected to sweep Rajasthan in the Lok Sabha elections. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti-The Week election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar, the BJP is likely to win 21-25 seats in the states. The opposition Congress may get 0-2 seats and the others...
  • Keen tussle on the cards in Ajmer for Sachin Pilot 29-03-2014 03:26 PM

    Ajmer, home to the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, will see state Congress chief and union minister Sachin Pilot squaring off against prominent Jat leader Sanwar Lal Jat of the BJP. Sanwar Jat is a minister in the state cabinet of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. No other prominent...
  • LS poll results will be stunning, in favour of Cong: Pilot 24-03-2014 11:29 PM

    Exuding confidence of positive results in favour of Congress in Lok Sabha elections, party's Rajasthan unit chief Sachin Pilot on Monday said BJP leaders have the misconception that they hold voters in their pockets. "They have misconception about the voters that they are in their pocket. We are contesting to...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: Pilots' mental health a concern 24-03-2014 07:18 AM

    Dallas: Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit. But what if the pilot is the problem? With no answers yet in the disappearance of...
  • SpiceJet mid-air Holi dance: DGCA action a bit too harsh, says expert 21-03-2014 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: The aviation community in India is divided over the DGCA's strict action against SpiceJet over a mid-air Holi jig by crew members. The video of a mid-air performance by the crew of SpiceJet dancing to a Bollywood song might have been a pleasant surprise for passengers but it...
  • Want to prove pollsters wrong in 2014 election: Sachin Pilot 19-03-2014 06:17 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Congress President and MP Sachin Pilot wants to prove the pollsters wrong in his state. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Pilot tried to downplay him being ranked highest in MP performance card done by the ADR. He said, "Jury is out on that and we will know the real...
  • MPs report card: Are most MPs failing to meet expectations of their voters? 19-03-2014 12:14 AM

    In the first ever report card of incumbent MPs prepared by CNN-IBN and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), performance of almost 2/3rd of the elected Lok Sabha members has been rated below average. Only 1.6 per cent MPs scored a distinction or a mark of 8 on 10. ...
  • Rahul scores lowest among Gandhis; Sachin Pilot tops MPs performance card 18-03-2014 11:05 PM

    New Delhi: In the first ever report card of incumbent MPs prepared by CNN-IBN and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), performance of almost 2/3rd of the elected Lok Sabha members has been rated below average. Only 1.6 per cent MPs scored a distinction or a mark of 8 on...
  • Read: Congress's third list of 58 candidates for Lok Sabha elections 18-03-2014 09:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday released its much anticipated third list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections. The party released 58 names this time. While the Congress fielded Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot from Ajmer, senior party leader in Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi has been given a ticket from Mahasamund....
  • Congress names 58 candidates in 3rd list, suspense over Varanasi continues 18-03-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday released its third list of 58 candidates for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. While the party didn't give ticket to Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi, it remained silent on who will contest against Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi....
  • Sachin Pilot tops MPs performance chart 18-03-2014 10:53 AM

    Youngest Parliamentarian and Corporate Affairs Minister in UPA 2 government Sachin Pilot stands at the top in a survey that rated MPs' performance. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Sachin is the MP from Ajmer. The son of deceased Congress leader Rajesh Pilot, Sachin's overall rating is...
  • Congress to release 3rd list for LS polls today, all eyes on Varanasi 18-03-2014 08:47 AM

    New Delhi: With less than a month to go for elections, the Congress may announce its third list on Tuesday. The big question is as to who the party will pit against Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra Modi in Varanasi. The Congress is also likely to announce candidates for Tamil Nadu,...
  • Missing Malaysian jet may have been flown to Taliban controlled areas 18-03-2014 07:48 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: The most baffling mystery in aviation history continues as search for the missing Malaysian Airliner moves into the 11th day on Tuesday. This even as a report in 'The Independent' has said that the plane was flown towards Taliban controlled areas deliberately. This report comes a day after...
  • Former Rajasthan minister Ram Gopal Bairwa returns to Congress 16-03-2014 03:49 PM

    Former Rajasthan Minister Ram Gopal Bairwa, who was expelled from Congress party for contesting assembly elections on NPP ticket last year, has returned to the party's fold. Bairwa had requested Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot to rejoin the party which was accepted, PCC Spokesperson Archana Sharma said on Sunday....
  • LS polls: Congress clears Pawan Bansal, may not field Kalmadi, wife 13-03-2014 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress is set to come up with the second list of Lok Sabha candidates on Thursday after the party's Central Election Committee met in the national capital earlier in the day. According to sources, the names of Union Minister Veerappa Moily and Former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal...
  • TN: IAF pilot commits suicide after alleged argument with wife 25-02-2014 02:00 PM

    A 32-year old Indian Air Force pilot attached to Sulur airbase near in Coimbatore allegedly committed suicide in the Officer's Mess following reported quarrel with his wife whom he married just three months ago, police said on Tuesday. Squadron Leader Abhishek Tripathi of Allahabad was found hanging from the ceiling...
  • Congress to protest against Raje's 'anti-people' policies 20-02-2014 07:40 AM

    Jaipur: Congress's Rajasthan unit will hold a rally in Jaipur on Thursday to protest against the "anti-people" policies of the Vasundhara Raje government, and its plan to stop the Jaipur Metro and oil refinery projects. The "Chetna Rally" from the state party headquarters to Statue Circle will be led by...
  • Ethiopian co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva 18-02-2014 09:59 AM

    Geneva: It seemed like a routine overnight flight until the Ethiopian Airlines jetliner went into a dive and oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Only then did the terrified passengers - bound for Italy from Addis Ababa - realize something was terribly wrong. The co-pilot had locked his captain from...
  • Meet Eagle Dad whose 6-year-old son has piloted a plane 18-02-2014 09:51 AM

    A Chinese man called Eagle Dad is pushing his young son to the extreme to toughen him up. The 6-year-old boy has already piloted a plane, became the world's youngest sailor and is achieving much more. ...
  • Congress will make a strong comeback in Lok Sabha elections: Sachin Pilot 04-02-2014 08:19 AM

    Congress respects the people's verdict in the Assembly polls in Rajasthan, but the party would now work towards its aim of bouncing back in the LokSabha elections later this year, Union Minister Sachin Pilot said in Bikaner. Pilot, who was recently appointed the state Congress president, on Monday addressed his...
  • BJP's 60-day work plan an eyewash ahead of LS polls: Sachin Pilot 31-01-2014 07:52 AM

    Reacting to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's adverse remarks on oil refinery and metro rail projects in the Assembly, Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Thursday said the BJP government's 60-day work "yojna" (plan) was mere a showcase and eyewash ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. "By modulating the language and...
  • DGCA penalises 3 private airlines for not using trained pilots in fog 30-01-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Three private airlines Indigo, GoAir and Jet Airways have been penalised by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for not using pilots trained to land in foggy conditions especially in Delhi. The DGCA has also withdrawn six landing slots allotted to the three airlines. Ahead of the...
  • Sachin Pilot takes charge as Rajasthan Congress chief, attacks AAP 22-01-2014 05:59 PM

    Jaipur: The newly appointed Rajasthan state Congress president Sachin Pilot took charge on Wednesday. After taking the charge, he spoke to CNN-IBN. "Morale of the Congress worker needs to be enthused. Have to work unitedly to win confidence of people of Rajasthan again. The Congress will fight to win elections...
  • Rameshwar Dudi appointed as Congress Legislature Party leader in Rajasthan Assembly 20-01-2014 05:33 PM

    Close on the heels of Sachin Pilot being made Pradesh Congress Committee chief of Rajasthan, the party on Monday declared that Rameshwar Dudi will be head of its legislature party in the state Assembly. "Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved the name of Rameshwar Dudi, MLA as the Leader of...