Everything you need to know about Civil Coursts: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Civil Coursts: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Cairo, May 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirtaes (UAE) and Egypt have held talks over enhancing cooperation in the civil aviation sector.
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE met representatives of the governments of the US and Spain and held discussions related to defence and security.
Gurgaon, May 15 (IANS) India's largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki Wednesday donated four Eeco ambulances to the Civil Hospital here, a company spokesperson said.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Amy Winehouse was controlled and manipulated by her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, through drugs and "emotional S and M," a new book has claimed.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has revealed the Civil Services Main Exam 2013 scores of the successful candidates. Earlier this month, UPSC had declared the results of Civil Services Main Exam 2012 in which Haritha V Kumar from Kerela secured the first rank.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Air India will resume domestic operations of grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes from today.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said that out of six Dreamliners, two Dreamliners have already been modified for commercial operations and all six planes will be ready for operation by the end of this month.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The losses of the cash-strapped national carrier Air India are expected to come down by Rs.1,209 crore in the current fiscal, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Air India will Wednesday resume domestic commercial operations of the reinstated Boeing-787 Dreamliner and international operations by May 22.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Expressing profound grief over the death of 24-year-old civil services aspirant from Bangalore, who committed suicide on Saturday with his family blaming an alleged goof-up in the UPSC exam results as the reason for his act, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday said V.Y. Manjunath with the roll number 538950 had failed to clear the preliminary examination and hence his claim was not correct.
London, May 12 (ANI): Amy Winehouse tried to kill herself when she was just ten years old after her dad Mitch left her mum Janis for another woman less than a year earlier, a new book claims.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) National carrier Air India Friday said it will lower the free baggage allowance (FBA) by five kg on economy class of all its domestic flights from May 13 and will impose a flat rate of Rs.250 per kg for baggage over the FBA.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways Thursday said it will lower the free baggage allowance from 20 to 15 kg on economy class of all its domestic flights from May 15, while cabin baggage will be restricted to seven kg.
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Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) Three people were killed and eight injured Tuesday when a fire engulfed a third floor apartment of a building here.
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) For the first time since 1991, a Keralite has topped the Civil Services Examinations while the second and fourth positions have also been bagged by people from the state. A Delhi resident has taken the third position.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Describing the decision on 49 percent FDI in aviation as one which will transform the sector, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Friday the government envisages investment of $12.1 billion in the sector in the 12th Plan period (2012-2016).
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) The toll in last week's building collapse on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka climbed to 501 Friday, the authorities said.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Even as it acknowledges India as the world's most populous democracy, the Economist magazine's Index of Democracy 2012 ranks India 38th among 165 nations with an overall score of 7.52.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle certain services and to charge fees for these services separately.
Beijing, Apr. 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Italy's new cabinet, lead by Prime Minister Enrico Letta, was sworn in on Sunday, starting their task for breaking the impasse the country had been locked for months.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): The officer trainees of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of 2012 Batch and Royal Bhutan Civil Services called on Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari here on Thursday.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): The Government of Arunachal Pradesh has initiated action for acquiring 320 hectares of land for the proposed greenfield airport project at Holongi on the outskirts of Itanagar, the state capital.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Civil servants should understand the philosophy, values and principles of India's democratic polity, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday said.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday stressed the need to build a climate favouring enterprise and investment while Observing that the current economic downturn was only temporary.
Washington, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Boston Marathon bombing has renewed talk about homeland security in a post 9/11 world.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said there was need to identify the best practices in disaster management, and disseminate them widely for better preparedness.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked civil servants to "think out of the box" to solve problems and urged them to use technology to ensure government benefits reach everyone.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As protests against the brutal rape of a five-year-old continue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said "vast improvement" was needed in the security accorded to women.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday urged senior civil servants and other government employees to build on the momentum created by record agricultural growth during the 11th Five-year-Plan.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Addressing participants at the 8th Civil Services Day function here on Sunday, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, urged bureaucrats and other government employees to to build environment of creativity, entrepreneurship and enterprise.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said there was a need to make vast improvements to ensure women's safety in the country, while Citing the horrific Delhi gangrape incident and the gruesome assault on five-year-old girl.
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Tom Hiddleston is excited to play the lead role in an upcoming biopic, based on late Jewish-Hungarian combat photographer Robert Capa. The actor plans to visit "the places he stayed at".
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate the eighth Civil Services Day being held in New Delhi on April 21.
Panaji, April 18 (IANS) In a setback to the Goa government, Governor B.V. Wanchoo Thursday returned the Goa Lokayukta Bill asking it to reconsider two controversial amended clauses which activist Arvind Kejriwal had criticised.
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) US authorities Wednesday returned to Spain a 16th-century tapestry that was stolen in 1979 from the San Vicente Martir Cathedral.
New Delhi, Apr. 15 (ANI): In order to facilitate and fast track the process which will harness the potential of the India as a "Filming Locale", the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has constituted an inter-ministerial committee for promotion and facilitation of film production in India.
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) It is OK to slap government officials who do not work efficiently, according to Goa Civil Supplies Minister Dayanand Mandrekar.
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia have signed a cooperation agreement to facilitate rapid expansion of civil aviation operations between them.
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal today announced that he would end his indefinite fast against inflated power and water bills on the 15th day of his protest on Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): India and Azerbaijan have signed a treaty on legal and judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters.
Abu Dhabi, April 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected as one of the facilitation panel members by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Canada.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Opponents of Russia's ruling United Russia party should be given an opportunity to express their views, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Tuesday said that India would be the third largest aviation market by 2020.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Government gives green signal to AirAsia's proposal to set up a joint venture for running a passenger airline with the Tata Group.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): India on Tuesday said it has cleared Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia's proposal to start a passenger airline in India in partnership with the Tata Group with an investment of Rs 81 crore.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The government Tuesday approved Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia's proposal to set up a new airline in the Indian civil aviation sector with partners Tata Group and Arun Bhatia-promoted Telestra Tradeplace.
Rio de Janeiro, March 19 (IANS/EFE) At least 13 people died in a powerful storm that deluged the hilly portion of the southeastern Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, state Gov. Sergio Cabral said.
Washington, March 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday tapped Thomas Perez, the federal assistant attorney general for civil rights, as the new Labour Secretary.
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A US appeals court has ruled that the CIA must give a fuller response to a lawsuit seeking the spy agency's records on drone attacks.
Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) Muslim Americans responded well to the post 9/11 challenges by engaging with the government and the society and countering the misinformation about Islam, said Muslim Bar Association of New York (MuBANY) president Asim Rehman here Tuesday.
Los Angeles, March 12 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is being sued for $185,000 by pedestrian Victor Sneed.
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is looking forward to welcoming acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg who is said to be visiting the country to celebrate the success of his Oscar-winning film "Lincoln".
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Two human rights and political activists have been sentenced by a Saudi Arabian court for setting up an illegal organisation and rebelling against the authority of the king.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of Civil Services (main) examination 2011 on Thursday........................
Ras Al Khaimah, March 8 (IANS/WAM) Ras Al Khaimah crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi has launched an e-job portal for government job seekers.
Union Public Service Commission has issued the notification for the civil services preliminary examination, 2013.
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday inaugurated a new Rs.145 crore (Rs.1.45 billion) domestic terminal at the Biju Patnaik airport here, an official said.
Bhubaneswar, March 4 (IANS) A new domestic terminal built at a cost of Rs.145 crore at Biju Patnaik airport in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar would be in use from Tuesday, an official said.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday proposed to pump in Rs.5,000 crore ($909.09 million) into ailing national carrier Air India in the next fiscal.
London, Feb. 28 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's former husband Blake Fielder-Civil has confessed that he introduced the tragic singer to heroin for the first time.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The government Monday withdrew all international operations slots given to now defunct Kingfisher Airlines, and said they will be distributed among other airlines.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) So in spite of some scathing pre-Oscar reviews criticising it for turning a real political episode into a populist drama, actor-turned-director Ben Afflect's "Argo" won the golden statuette for the best picture.
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Christoph Waltz picked up the best supporting actor trophy for "Django Unchained" at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony.
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) State awards will be given to people who distinguished themselves in responding to the recent meteorite strike in Russia's Chelyabinsk region, a minister has said.
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Wednesday said the ministry will introduce the proposed Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Bill in the second part of the Budget Session of parliament.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would soon be replaced with a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to regulate the troubled sector, which has been facing mounting financial and operational issues, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India and Britain Tuesday decided to launch negotiations on a civil nuclear agreement and boost trade as visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held wide-ranging talks on a wide gamut of issues, including regional and global issues.
COMEDK PGET 2013 Test Score and results are highly awaited by the medical students who have written the COMEDK PGET 2013 held on 3rd February 2013.
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will augment its storage capacity of foodgrains by 42,000 tonnes, state Food and Civil Supplies Minister G.S. Bali said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Two attendants of Air India have been suspended following instructions from Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on grounds of dereliction of duty.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines' scrip tanked 4.94 percent in Wednesday's trade as bankers talked about a recall of nearly Rs.7,000 crore of loans to the passenger carrier.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday demanded that subsidised pulses and cooking oil be included in the food security bill. It also sought the coverage of all residents of the state under the bill.
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A British Airways Boeing 777 flight with over 150 people was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada after suspected toxic oil fumes were reported on the flight deck, a media report said Sunday.
The national capital has been put on high alerts after emerging fresh cases of swine flu in New Delhi. According to news report, three persons have died and many hospitalized due to suffering from this deadly disease. The number of patients admitted with swine flue is on the rise and hundreds of people are rushing to the general hospitals.............................
Mumbai/Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines Tuesday reported a net loss of Rs.755 crore for the third quarter of the current fiscal.
Abu Dbahi/New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Etihad Airways expects to complete its due diligence into a possible buy-out of stakes in Jet Airways by next week, a top company official said Monday.
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Ben Affleck has won the top film honour for his Iran hostage drama, 'Argo' from the Directors Guild of America.
London, Feb 2 (ANI): As temperatures rise, the intensity of extreme rainfall is increasing across the globe, according to the worldwide review of global rainfall data.
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Bangladesh's human rights situation worsened in 2012 as the government sought to narrow political and civil society space, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 (IANS) The recently commissioned Air India hangar here will do 12 C-checks on Air India Express flights in the next one year. The A- B- C- and D-checks are conducted on aircraft at regular intervals to ascertain their fitness for continued use.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 (IANS) Minister of State for Civil Aviation K.C.Venugopal Wednesday said reservations on national carrier Air India and its subsidiaries would be revamped, in the wake of instances of irregularities reported recently.
Madrid, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) From figurines crowding grandma's shelves to spectacular necklaces and bracelets... porcelain is evolving dramatically thanks to the emergence of young designers.
London, Jan. 27 (ANI): Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, has said that companies should be able to ask their employees about whether they hope to have children.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A group of civil society organisations Saturday urged the finance ministry to hold an annual consultation to ensure people's participation in the pre-budget processes.
Kabul, Jan. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): A suicide attack rocked Afghanistan's Ghazni city on Saturday, killing and injured over a dozen people, a local official told Xinhua but declined to give his name.
Jerusalem, Jan 22 (IANS) Israel's education ministry is trying to encourage army recruitment in high schools across the country by giving economic benefits to those teachers that motivate more students to join the military draft.
Jeddah, Jan 21 (IANS) Saudi Arabia and the US have signed an aviation security agreement, Saudi Press Agency reported Monday.
Yangon, Jan 21 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has stressed the crucial role of civil society organizations in political development in the country, saying that the government is now trying to create a role for the civil society in the peace process, official media reported Monday.
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A technology that will soon depart from airports in America -- body scanners that let security staff view almost "naked" images of passengers.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Friday that Boeing is liable to compensate Air India for the grounding six of 787 Dreamliner passenger jets over safety issues.
Amritsar, Jan. 17 (ANI): Decks have been cleared for the 17 Punjabi boys who are lodged in Sharjah jail in connection with murder of a Pakistani national, as the Sharjah Civil Court on Thursday announced the release of all the boys.
New Delhi, Jan. 17 (ANI): Terming the grounding of Dreamliner aircrafts as a precautionary measure, aviation experts in India on Thursday, said that the government is following what other countries have done in the wake repeated technical problems.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Thursday that Air India will not operate six Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets unless the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) gives clearance to operate the aircrafts.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Arun Mishra said on Thursday that India has grounded national carrier Air India's six Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets over the aircraft's safety after the same decision was made by the US Federal Aviation Administration.
New Delhi, Jan.16 (ANI): Oil companies have reportedly given some sort of a breather to beleaguered private carrier Kingfisher Airlines by issuing a no objection certificate, which means the airline may soon be able to resume operations of some of its aircraft.
Aizawl, Jan 14 (IANS) At least 13 people, mostly youths and high school students, have died due to suspected drug overdose in less than a month in this Mizoram capital, officials said Monday.
Moscow, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maximum punishment has been sought for an Egyptian national studying in Russia after he desecrated the Eternal Flame in the country by urinating on it.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' chairman Vijay Mallya Thursday wrote to the employees, intimating them of a two-step plan submitted to the aviation regulator to re-start the cash-strapped passenger carrier.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Employees of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Wednesday decided to move court, asking for disclosure of the passenger carrier's future plans of restating operations and payment of dues, falling which they will also demand for the company's formal closure.