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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump are greeted by Mitra, a robot developed by a firm based in Bengaluru, at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Continue reading
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NEW DELHI: The central government told the Supreme Court on Monday that it was willing to extend up to March 31 next year the deadline to link Aadhaar with various schemes and services, including bank accounts and phone numbers.
The current deadlines for linking of bank accounts and mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar, are December 31 this year and February 6, 2018 respectively.
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NEWDELHI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to arrive in India for a threeday visit on January 14 as the two countries work towards a free trade agreement.
The two countries are also working on a proposal for the Heron TP, medium-altitude, long-endurance, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to meet multiple mission needs of the Indian armed forces.
Upon his arrival, Netanyahu will be received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad, like he did China’s Xi Jinping and Japan’s Shinzo Abe. Continue reading
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NEWDELHI: IndiGo, India’s biggest airline by market share, approached the Delhi high court on November 4, challenging a Delhi International Airport Pvt. Ltd (DIAL) decision relating to shifting a part of the airline’s operations to a new terminal.
IndiGo, run by Interglobe Aviation Ltd, does not want to split its operations and move a part of them to the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport’s newly opened Terminal 2 from Terminal 1. Continue reading
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The Malaysian Budget carrier AirAsia on Sunday announced a discount sale, offering passengers one-way base fare at Rs 99 for a domestic journey across its Indian JV airline network and Rs 444 for international flights under a limited period offer.
However, the travel period under the offer, for which the bookings commence on Sunday night, will be between May next year and January 2019, as per an airline statement on Sunday.
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NEWDELHI: The Delhi police are all set to start a pilot project at 10 Metro stations where travellers will be able to relay information about the auto drivers and their location to police in real time. The tracking system will run on the Himmat phone application. The drivers will have to display the QR code at the back of their seat. Continue reading
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NEWDELHI: India set to purchase 111 naval utility helicopters (NUHs) on Tuesday, with the defence ministry approving a ₹21,738-crore project to replace the Navy’s outdated fleet of French-designed Chetak choppers.
The government’s defence acquisition council (DAC), headed by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has taken this decision at a time when the Navy is struggling to bridge capability gaps and a majority of its 140 war suppliers ships are operating without utility helicopters.
MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Saturday clarified that linking bank account to Aadhaar number is mandatory under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, dismissing media reports suggesting that such a linkage is not mandatory. Continue reading
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NEW DELHI: Former chief election commissioner TS Krishnamurthy on Tuesday favoured doing away with voter ID cards and said that Aadhaar can be the sole identity proof for voting.
At present, the Election Commission allows a number of documents, including passport, as identity proof in the absence of voter ID card. “Today, we are having too many cards leading to so many complications. Don’t introduce too many complications in the system. Time has come we should think of only one card, whatever be the card,” Krishnamurthy said. Continue reading