Air India sell off: What has Arun Jaitley’s privatisation plan got to do with your children?

Air India sell off: What has Arun Jaitley’s privatisation plan got to do with your children?

After the government’s repeated denials of plans to privatise the Air India over the last one year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has finally spoken openly about the intent to exit the ailing state-run carrier, in order to lighten the debt load.

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat backs human shield use in Kashmir: 10 points he said in interview
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat backs human shield use in Kashmir: 10 points he said in interview

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has justified awarding Major Leetul Gogoi, who is at the centre of a controversy for using a Kashmiri man as a human shield.

GSLV Mark III fat boy satellite launcher: ISRO set to launch monster rocket into space; all you need to know about it
GSLV Mark III fat boy satellite launcher: ISRO set to launch monster rocket into space; all you need to know about it

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its most powerful launch vehicle, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark III into space.

NPA crisis: Another year of woes in offing as ageing bad loans drag down banks' profits
NPA crisis: Another year of woes in offing as ageing bad loans drag down banks' profits

With more non-performing assets (NPAs) ‘ageing’, and consequently requiring more provisions, banks’ profits could continue to be under pressure for another year.

Rampur molestation: 2 more accused arrested in UP after 14 men molest 2 women, post video on social media
Rampur molestation: 2 more accused arrested in UP after 14 men molest 2 women, post video on social media

UP molestation: Aftert the arrest of the main accused, another 2 men have been arrested in connection with Rampur molestation case in Uttar Pradesh.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for four-nation tour to Germany, Spain, Russia, France
PM Narendra Modi leaves for four-nation tour to Germany, Spain, Russia, France

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his four-nation visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France today.

PM Narendra Modi's Ujjwala Yojana makes rapid progress; here's what you really must know
PM Narendra Modi's Ujjwala Yojana makes rapid progress; here's what you really must know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) under the ministry of petroleum & natural gas on May 1, 2016, from Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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