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How 737 Max 8, Boeing's workhorse, flew into safety troubles

New Delhi, March 13 -- The crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 on Sunday killing all 157 on board is the second time in five months that the aircraft has been involved in an accident. In October, a Lion Air B... Read More


SC refers Ayodhya land dispute for mediation

New Delhi, March 8 -- The Supreme Court on Friday appointed a three-member panel to mediate on the Ayodhya dispute, according to media reports. The panel's strength can be expanded, if the members wan... Read More


NTPC Badarpur power plant site to become eco park

New Delhi, March 8 -- Citizens of the national capital will be able to enjoy wildlife safari from some time in 2021 as the government gets down to convert the site of the NTPC's defunct Badarpur power... Read More


Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan quits, BJP may field him against Tharoor

New Delhi, March 8 -- Kummanam Rajasekharan has quit as the governor of Mizoram, TV reports said, amid speculation that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may field him against Congress' Shashi Tharoor ... Read More


Air India tells crew to announce 'Jai Hind': What's behind the salutation?

New Delhi, March 6 -- "With immediate effect, all (crew members) are required to announce 'Jai Hind' at the end of every announcement after a slight pause and with much fervour," an Air India advisory... Read More


Will India-Pakistan tensions queer the cricket pitch?

New Delhi, March 5 -- The call not to play Pakistan in this year's ICC World Cup after the 14 February Pulwama attack is just one in a long list of off-pitch skirmishes between the two nations. Mint l... Read More


RBI doubles limit, banks to treat Rs 2 crore and more as bulk deposits

New Delhi, Feb. 7 -- Banks will treat deposits of over Rs.2 crore as 'bulk' after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today doubled the limit for the same from the earlier Rs.1 crore. This would enhance o... Read More


Bidders for insolvent firms can borrow abroad to repay rupee loans

New Delhi, Feb. 7 -- The Reserve Bank of India has allowed bidders of insolvent companies to raise extra commercial borrowings abroad and use those proceeds to repay the rupee loans of the targeted in... Read More


RBI allows bidders to borrow abroad to repay rupee loans of insolvent companies

New Delhi, Feb. 7 -- The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday allowed bidders of insolvent companies to raise extra commercial borrowings (ECBs) abroad and use those proceeds to repay rupee loans o... Read More


RBI sets up for more rate cuts with lower inflation estimate

New Delhi, Feb. 7 -- The monetary policy committee of the Reserve Bank of India has set itself up for another rate cut by lowering its estimates for 2019-20 inflation target as well as those for 2018-... Read More