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Cabinet approves leasing out of 6 airports under PPP model

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the leasing out of six airports — Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Mangaluru — for operation, management and development under the Public Private Partnership (PPP). The cabinet provided “in-principle” approval for leasing out the airports under the PPP[Read More…]

Meghalaya activist injured in attack

Guwahati, Nov 8 (IANS) Unidentified men attacked prominent anti-corruption and rights activist of Meghalaya, Agnes Kharshiing, in East Jantia Hills of Meghalaya on Thursday, police said. Anges received severe injuries and was admitted to a hospital in the hill state, police said. Agnes, who heads an NGO, Civil Society Women’s[Read More…]

Cabinet approves extradition agreement with Morocco

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Union Cabinet chiared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved signing and ratifying the extradition agreement between India and Morocco. “The Agreement will be signed during the proposed VIP visit from Morocco from 11-18 November 2018,” an official statement said. The agreement will provide[Read More…]

Dabang Delhi beat Haryana Steelers in PKL tie

Greater Noida, Nov 8 (IANS) Dabang Delhi finally reversed the three match losing streak in the Pro Kabaddi League with a 39-33 win over Haryana Steelers here on Thursday. This was Vikas Kandola’s first match as captain since Haryana’s Monu Goyat was on the bench. Monu Goyat came off the[Read More…]

Cabinet approves mechanism to sale enemy shares

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the mechanism and procedure for sale of over 6.5 crore “Enemy Shares” lying unutilised since 1968. “The Cabinet has approved the mechanism and procedure for sale of over 6.5 crore enemy shares of 996 companies worth Rs 3,000 crore[Read More…]

India, Italy pact on training of labour

New Delhi,A Nov 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday signed an agreement with Italy for training and education in the fields of labour and employment. Under the agreement, the two countries will engage in the exchange of training methodologies and trainers between them. In a statement issued by it,[Read More…]

Cabinet apprised of India joining fuel research programme

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Thursday apprised of India joining as a member of Advanced Motor Fuels Technology Collaboration Programme (AMFTCP) under the International Energy Agency. The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas joined AMFTCP as its 16th member[Read More…]

Ronaldo deserves to win Ballon d’Or, says Portugal coach

Lisbon, Nov 8 (IANS) Portugal’s national football team head coach Fernando Santos reiterated on Thursday that his forward and superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is worthy of being awarded the 2018 Ballon d’Or trophy. Santos’ remarks came during his press conference to announce Portugal’s roster for the upcoming international play, from which[Read More…]

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