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Tatas in cockpit again, tie up with Singapore Airlines

[BS] Tata Sons have tied the knot with Singapore Airlines (SIA) once again to form a full-service domestic airline based in New Delhi. The move comes 18 years after their last joint effort was scuttled by the government of the day.  The Tatas have already entered the low-cost carrier space in February this

Bill to make biomedical, health research ethical

[hindu] The decision comes in the wake death of tribal girls during post-marketing surveillance of anti-cervix cancer vaccine The government proposes to regulate all biomedical and health research activities by bringing them under a law to ensure ethical research in all institutions with proper care, and a compensation policy for

Lowering of growth estimate is normal, even IMF does: Montek

Unfazed by frequent lowering of growth projections by different official agencies, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Tuesday said even multilateral agencies like IMF do that.“We are not the only one who is doing this (lowering growth projections) …If you look at the global economy in the last three

Energy efficiency standards for power guzzling industries on anvil

The government has identified 600-odd power guzzling industries such as fertilizers, steel, cement and paper for which energy efficiency standards will be laid down, Planning Commission member B.K. Chaturvedi said Wednesay. “If these industries fail to adhere to the prescribed norms, they will be penalised,” Chaturvedi said while addressing a