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May 13, 2015

Delhi airport land deal under CBI scanner for alleged irregularities

According to sources, the 190 acres in question was land which was given by AAI on lease to the GMR-led consortia after it became clear that a Shiva idol and some other impediments will hamper the alignment of one of the runways at the airport. #Airports Authority of India #CAG #CBI #Delhi International Airport #DIAL #GMR #Ministry of Civil Aviation #NewsTracker

May 11, 2015

Sniffing irregularities CAG seeks special audit of Delhi airport operator

Sources told CNBC-TV18 that the CAG held a meeting with senior officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and DIAL officials about a month back where it sought a special audit. #AAI #CAG #ConnectTheDots DIAL #Divestment #GMR #Ministry of Civil Aviation

Apr 28, 2015

Gulf airlines fly more Indians: Why not abolish 5/20 to correct this anomaly?

The powerful Gulf carriers like Emirates, Etihad, Qatar together fly more people to and from India than India's own airlines. #5/20 rule #Abu Dhabi #Aviation #Dubai #Emirates #Etihad #India #NewsTracker #parliament #Qatar #Sharjah

Apr 24, 2015

Subramanian Swamy smells a rat in SpiceJet buyout, writes to PM Modi demanding probe

Subramanian Swamy has waded into the controversy over the acquisition of a controlling stake by former promoter Ajay Singh in SpiceJet. #air india #Enforcement Directorate #Kalanithi Maran #SpiceJet

Mar 31, 2015

Stopped investor meetings, yet to even use SoftBank funds: Snapdeal

He emphasised that Snapdeal is well funded for the next "couple of years" before throwing a bomb shell: "We have not even touched the SoftBank money till now....we don't have to raise capital because its fashionable....we have stopped taking investor meetings for now". #Alibaba #Exclusively.in #GoJavas #Narendra Modi #SBI #Snapdeal #SoftBank

Mar 30, 2015

Snapdeal pushes sellers on to fulfillment centres as it targets 4-hour deliveries

Snapdeal became the first e-commerce giant in India to pick up a small stake in a logistics company Go Javas, in its continued efforts to strengthen logistics and last mile delivery dynamics. #deliveries #E-Commerce #Go Javas #Snapdeal

Mar 30, 2015

Now independent board directors push for Air India privatisation

Though nothing has been decided on the matter yet and there has been no formal resolution by the airline's board either, the independent directors' wish could set the ball rolling. Earlier this month, the Heavy Industries Ministry had created a flutter by classifying Air India as "sick", reviving a discussion on whether the Government should get Air India off its hands as its financial situation is not improving despite continuous equity support. #A Gajapathi Raju #air india #Gurcharan Das #Infosys #Narayna Murthy #Privatisation

Mar 28, 2015

No hijack: How false WhatsApp messages about AI flight created a scare

Rumours spread through WhatsApp about a potential hijack situation on board an Air India flight created a scare. #air india #Germanwings #India #Pankaj Singh #WhatsApp