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Ansari office asks: President gets guard of honour at airport, why not VP

Thursday 12 September '13

BCAS seeks directions from govt on extending protocol.
CBDT alleges tax settlement commission too lenient on offenders

Tuesday 20 August '13

Tax Settlement Commission (ITSC), body empowered to grant immunity from any offence under the Income Tax Act.
Data thieves on the prowl, warns cyber report

Monday 29 July '13

The report has also tracked a recent instance of the government being targeted by Travnet, a form of malware or malicious software from attackers to disrupt or steal information
Akhilesh Yadav wants what Mayawati has: The right to drive up to aircraft

Sunday 28 July '13

UP sends request, Aviation Ministry seeks Home nod.
CBDT orders probe after Rs 980-cr tax demand on Kanda is dismissed

Friday 26 July '13

No decision was taken on the petition and Bhatnagar was transferred in September 2011
Embassies to get airport benefits on reciprocal basis only

Monday 15 July '13

The US and European countries do not grant entry permits to Indian embassies
Abhishek Singhvi moves IT settlement commission over undeclared income

Tuesday 18 June '13

Discloses Rs 11 crore 'undeclared income', pays Rs 3.26 crore tax
After plane acquisition, Ajit Singh takes charge of height clearance

Saturday 8 June '13

Panel approves height of buildings near airport; is accused of discrimination
Govt to look at bringing parity in compensation for air passengers

Monday 3 June '13

Huge difference in compensation for domestic, international travel has been a contentious issue.
Former civil aviation secy changes mind, seeks airport security exemption as EC

Sunday 19 May '13

The Ministry of Civil Aviation had then strongly favoured reducing the list of VVIPs.
Mahesh Kumar's birth date changed to make him eligible for top post

Sunday 12 May '13

The present Chairman, Railway Board, Vinay Mittal, is set to retire on June 30
Ponzi scheme promising a 400% return cracked, Rs 1300 cr unearthed

Friday 10 May '13

Rs 1,300 cr unearthed; officials of four Indian banks, FIIs involved.
Ponzi scheme promising a 400% return cracked

Friday 10 May '13

Rs 1,300 cr unearthed; officials of four Indian banks, FIIs involved
‘Fraud’ who joined elite defence clubs and dropped names

Friday 10 May '13

On the face of it, the allegations against a 48-year-old businessman arrested by the economic offences wing of the Delhi police on Monday seem no different from those against many others accused of be...
NTRO hacking email IDs of officials, says govt's IT dept

Monday 22 April '13

NIC provides internet connectivity to all ministries and email IDs to all govt officials.
StockGuru scam: More I-T officers in bribe net

Monday 15 April '13

The confidential report forms the basis of the CBI's ongoing investigation of the case
Bought for civilian use, Boeing 777s go to VVIPs

Friday 12 April '13

Ordered by AI, 3 aircraft will now be used by PM, President and Vice-President
Customs to replace old arms with Beretta, Glock

Wednesday 10 April '13

Customs has over 6,000 weapons, which needs to be phased out immediately.
Once grounded, ultralight aircraft found fit for training

Wednesday 3 April '13

Ultralight aircraft imported by two clubs are set to be declared fit for training by the very regulator that had once grounded them.


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