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  • India sells struggling Air India back to Tata group in $2.4bn deal

    MUMBAI: Tea-to-software Indian giant Tata is buying back Air India, 89 years after founding it as Tata Air and half a century following its nationalisation, the government said on Friday...

    The airline was founded in 1932 with the first flight piloted by Tata’s eponymous chairman himself JRD Tata, flying mail and passengers in a single-propeller de Havilland Puss Moth from Karachi to Bombay, as the city was known then...

  • Tata Steel puts its UK business up for sale

    LONDON: Indian giant Tata Steel on Wednesday put its British business up for sale, sparking calls for the government to intervene and safeguard thousands of jobs in the crisis-hit industry...

    Tata said in a statement that trading had “rapidly deteriorated” in Britain and Europe, adding it will “explore all options for portfolio restructuring including the potential divestment of Tata Steel UK, in whole or in parts”...

  • Behind Tata-Mistry clash, a distinct set of governance rules

    NEW DELHI: When Ratan Tata retired as chairman of Tata Sons Ltd in 2012, he proposed a change in the laws governing the relationship between India’s largest conglomerate and its key shareholder, according to sources familiar with the situation...

    Until then, the Tata Trusts — public charities owning two-thirds of the company — had easily protected its investment...

  • Sky is the limit for US-India ties, says State Department

    WASHINGTON: The US State Department has said that sky is the limit for India-US relations and predicted that this relationship will continue to grow under the next administration as well...

    “I think in terms of where that relationship goes, the sky’s the limit, both economically, security, what you have,” said the US official while responding to a question about US-India ties...

  • Installation of online cameras at hospital site ordered

    GUJRAT: The Punjab government has asked the Gujrat district administration to install online cameras at the construction site of the Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed Hospital in Kunjah to monitor the pace and quality of work as authorities want to complete the project within eight months instead of the stipulated time of one year...

    The project has already taken at least two months in initiation of the basic construction work after its...
  • CM bans installation of swings in parks across Punjab

    Report blamed the district government for negligence in allowing installation of swings and other recreational items in the park on Eid without issuing no-objection certificates (NOCs) to the contractors...

    On the other hand, the CM, addressing a meeting through a video link from Lahore, again blamed the district government for showing negligence in the installation of swings...

  • Installation of floral clocks in the city faces delays

    ISLAMABAD: In keeping with its tradition of delaying the completion of its mega projects, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has also failed to complete a small-scale project to install floral clocks in parts of the city...

    The CDA announced that it would install floral clocks at various points in the city in June last year, at which point the then member environment, Sanaullah Aman, said the project would be completed within a month
  • Irregularities uncovered in installation of national flag on highest pole

    Sources in the CDA told Dawn that the flag was installed on the directions of the Cabinet Secretariat after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif saw the 207-foot-high Indian flag in Delhi on a visit to India in 2014 and was inspired to install an even higher Pakistani flag...

    According to the report, the CDA directorate of parks initiated work on the construction of the pole, its design, manufacture, supply and installation in June 2014... ...

  • MCI allows installation of billboards in Lakeview Park

    ISLAMABAD: In violation of a decision of the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) board, the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has allowed for billboards to be installed in Lakeview Park...

    According to a source at the Directorate of Municipal Authority (DMA), the directorate last month allowed a favoured contractor to put up seven billboards in the Lakeview Park parking lot
  • Japan to give Rs2.3bn for weather radar installation in Multan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s weather forecasting capability will get a boost with the installation of a new weather surveillance radar in Multan, using the Japanese grant assistance of Rs2...

    With the installation of this fifth weather surveillance radar, the weather coverage will go up to 80 per cent, benefiting 90pc of the population...

  • Art installation draws attention to plight of Pakistani labourers imprisoned abroad

    An art installation, titled 'Lost/Un-found', was inaugurated on Wednesday at the Fatima Jinnah Park in Islamabad, commemorating the International Migrants Day observed every year on December 18...

    A project of the Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), the art installation was conceived and developed by artist and storyteller Fahad Naveed and highlights the plight of nearly 11,000 Pakistanis imprisoned in foreign jails, including around...

  • Body formed to probe spy cameras’ installation in Senate

    ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Thursday constituted a seven-member committee to investigate the incident involving installation of spy cameras inside the Senate hall and the polling booth that had been set up for elections of the chairman and the deputy chairman last month...

    During the first sitting of the new Senate last week, PML-N’s Azam Nazeer Tarar had sought forensic probe into installation of the spy cameras... ...

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