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Desi pilots on the rise: First New York-Singapore longest nonstop piloted by Indian origin captains

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With a flying time of almost 19 hours to cover 16,800 km, this nonstop has two sets of pilots with each set having a Captain and a first officer (FO). SIA, which has almost 2,000 pilots, did not say how many of them are of Indian origin. Indian pilots have being proving their mettle globally and foreign airlines are getting to fly the latest aircraft.

Kohinoor surrendered to British, declares ASI

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The Archeological Survey of India (ASI), however, has contradicted the government’s stand by stating in a recent RTI reply that the diamond was in fact “surrendered” by the Maharaja of Lahore to Queen Victoria of England. In its response to a PIL, the government had said that Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s kin had given the Kohinoor to the British as “voluntary compensation” to cover the expenses of the Anglo-Sikh War.

Big pharma proposes launch of low priced ‘second brands’ for Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme

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Urging the government to create “policy provisions” to allow launch of second brands for introduction into the state-run insurance scheme, the US India Business Council (USIBC) asked the government for a safeguard policy mechanism so that such supplies are exempted from price referencing.

Toiling for generations but not farmers yet

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Women in agriculture face multiple challenges due to lack of land entitlements, recognition

Plot to attack Punjab leader foiled, 3 arrested

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Trio Khalistani sympathisers, say cops; two rifles snatched recently from policemen recovered

Haryana govt. indifferent towards farmers: Surjewala

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‘Forced to sell paddy and bajra at a lower rate than MSP’

Attack on judge’s kin: Gurugram court suspends work in solidarity

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Judge’s son on life support, wife cremated on Monday

Man behind illegal liquor unit in Ghaziabad held

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The Gautam Buddh Nagar police Monday said they have arrested the key person who was running an illegal liquor factory in Ghaziabad that was busted in

FIR registered against 12 men for forgery

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Accused forged documents, withdrew ₹8 crore from various banks: complainant

Youth Congress holds protest, demands M.J. Akbar’s resignation

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The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) organised a massive protest on Monday outside the residence of Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar, who

2 injured in scuffle at Jamia, two detained

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Two students sustained minor injuries after a quarrel broke out between two groups at a mosque inside Jamia Millia Islamia University on Monday evenin

‘JNU threatening to nullify students’ union polls’

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JNUSU says varsity asking for original bills on expenditure incurred during elections

‘Sacrilege culprits won’t be spared’

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SIT is fully cognisant of the sensitivity and urgency of the matter: Amarinder

830 dengue cases in Delhi, nearly 350 in Oct

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Dengue cases have mounted in the city with at least 830 people being diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season, over 42% of which were repor

Extortionists, sharpshooters of Saddam Gauri gang arrested

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Targets were sent clips of accused in action to scare them

Cong starts door-to-door campaign

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The Delhi Congress on Monday launched a door-to-door campaign that saw party workers hand out booklets that “exposed” the alleged failures of the BJP-