REVIVAL

  • Monsoon revival keeps rain above average July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: India's parched rice, soybean, cotton growing areas will receive more rainfall next week as the monsoon is expected to continue its wet revival phase. Rains in the northwest India grain bowl as well as in soybean belts of westerncentral parts are expected speed up summer planting activities. India's farm sector...
  • IIP signals economy on revival path, Budget 2014 to help: India Inc July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India Inc on Friday said the sharp rise in industrial output in May is a sign the economy is on the road to recovery and expects the rebound to sustain on the back of policy measures unveiled in the maiden budget of the Narendra Modiled government. "Rise in...
  • Indian aviation sector is reviving, says Ajit Singh March 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Various policy measures initiated by the government for the civil aviation sector have begun to yield results and the airline industry in India is witnessing a revival, union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Sunday. On account of these policies, the general aviation business would emerge as a key...
  • Kingfisher should infuse Rs 2,000 cr for revival: SBI January 22, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Kingfisher Airlines needs to invest at least Rs 2,000 crore to restart its operations, said one of its lenders, State Bank of India's Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri. SBI is the lead banker in the 17lender consortium that extended Rs 7,000 crore loans to the now grounded Kingfisher Airlines. The staterun bank...
  • No details of financing revival plan from Kingfisher January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Grounded Kingfisher Airlines on Wednesday made another attempt to convince Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on its revival plans, but failed to provide any details on its funding which the aviation regulator wanted. Kingfisher chief executive officer Sanjay Agarwal met DGCA Arun Mishra in New Delhi for...
  • KFA revival plan not enough to restart operations: Sources January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Kingisher Airlines' planned investment of Rs 650 crore is not enough to restart operations at the grounded Indian carrier, a senior government source said on Friday. The revival plan, which Kingfisher Chairman Vijay Mallya filed in December 2012 with India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), does not...
  • Vijay Mallya lists out Kingfisher revial plan January 10, 2013

    Mumbai: With employees threatening to move court for closure of the company, Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya on January 10 finally broke his silence through a letter to his employees saying the management is making every effort to restart operations. At the same time, Mallya urged the employees to be...
  • Indian economy to grow by 6.7 per cent in FY14: Crisil January 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Ratings agency Crisil on Wednesday said a revival in consumption will push up the country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate to 6.7 per cent in FY'14, from 5.5 per cent estimated for the current fiscal (FY13). "India's GDP will grow at a higher rate of 6.7 per...
  • Kingfisher Airlines submits revival plan to DGCA December 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Financially stretched Kingfisher Airlines on Monday submitted its revival plans to the aviation regulator which had cancelled its flying licence over safety concerns. "They (Kingfisher Airlines) submitted their revival plans to the director general of civil aviation (DGCA) in a meeting held today (Monday)," a civil aviation ministry...
  • Indian growth story is intact: Manmohan Singh July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, speaking out on the road to economic revival in an exclusive interview to Hindustan Times, said that there are five key challenges in the year ahead which needs to be addressed to achieve inclusive growth for Indians and a fair playing field for foreign...
  • Chelsea revival a final act of the 'old guard' April 28, 2012

    Among the many who watched in disbelief as Chelsea defied all odds and all logic to produce an incredulous victory over Barcelona, there would have been one man in particular who would have been considerably baffled, and most certainly aggrieved. It was a performance of immense character, discipline, desire and...
  • China launches starstudded propaganda movie June 8, 2011

    Beijing: Chinese movie stars gathered Wednesday to launch a blockbuster movie celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party. The Beginning of the Great Revival traces developments between the 1911 revolution that overthrew imperial rule and the establishment of the Chinese Communist Party on July 31, 1921. It is part...
  • IT capital takes to Cycling Holidays January 18, 2011

    Bangalore: Happy days are here again as a group of young bicycle enthusiasts are silently and slowly reviving the love for bicycles in the IT capital of the country and turning the simple pleasure of bicycling into an attractive and healthy holiday alternative. "The Art of Bicycle Trips" (ABT), a...
  • 'Miracle doc' arrested for cheating, forgery May 12, 2010

    Mumbai: A selfproclaimed miracle doctor was arrested on Wednesday on charges of cheating and forgery after his plea for anticipatory bail was rejected by the Supreme Court, police said. The accused Munir Khan was arrested on his surrender before the police. The apex court had rejected his plea two days back,...
  • Job creation top priority for Government May 23, 2009

    New Delhi: A day after the swearingin ceremony, the Cabinet is working hard to prepare a 100 day economy revival plan. The earlier stimulus packages may not have yielded the desired results so the Government wants to again look at it. And at a time when so many have lost...
  • Indian monsoon on revival mode, brings cheer. August 8, 2008

    Finally, there has been a break in the dry spell as the monsoon has revived across India. The Indian monsoon accounts for fourfifths of the nation's annual rainfall. The Indian farmers wait for an opportune time in the JuneSeptember rainy season to plant crops and even take a call on what...
  • Budding Punjabi poets meet on Orkut, produce book December 19, 2007

    Chandigarh: Some hail from as far as the US and Australia, though most are from Punjab, but love for Punjabi poetry brought 13 budding poets together on social networking site Orkut and they have now come out with a book. These young men and women, hailing from diverse professions, met on...
  • Centre plans 'kiss of life' to 29 RRBs July 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The Government of India has decided to administer 'kiss of life' to 29 ailing regional rural banks (RRBs) by March 31, 2010 at a cost of nearly Rs 1,850 crore. But there is a rider. The Centre wants the state governments to chip for the exercise. Union Finance...
  • WC may give Indian hockey the boost April 25, 2007

    Chennai: The Allotment of 2010 World Cup to India would give a big boost to revival of Indian hockey, International Hockey Federation expert and Project Leader for International Olympic Committee's Promotion of Indian Hockey programme Bob Davidzon said on Tuesday. "The World Cup will be a big boost to Indian hockey....
  • AP Upper House revived after 20 yrs April 2, 2007

    New Delhi: Scripting a new chapter in the state's legislative history, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council was revived on Monday after a gap of over two decades. Governor Rameshwar Thakur at a simple ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad on Monday administered the oath to CPI leader P Nageswara Rao as the...
  • Anger brewing in Assam tea gardens October 3, 2006

    Dibrugarh: Ashtamani, a labour in a Dibrugarh tea garden, sings a sad song of struggle as she does her work. But Ashtamani is unconscious about the fact that she is also singing out aloud the story of tea workers in Assam. This year has been particularly good for Indian tea...