Small cities to be connected by air: PM
Kishangarh (Ajmer), 21 Sept: Small destinations in the country will have air connectivity with a network of more than 100 airports planned to meet the expected passenger load capacity of 30 crore by the year 2020, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today. The first such airport will come up in Kishangarh town in Rajasthan&’s Ajmer district, he said after laying the foundation stone for the development of the airport which is scheduled to get operational by 2016. pti
JPC meet on Friday to adopt 2G report
New Delhi, 21 Sept: The meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee will now be held on Friday to adopt its controversial draft report on 2G scam.
The meeting was slated to be held on Monday but was postponed in view of the National Integration Council (NIC) meeting. pti
Cong MLA surrenders before police
Dehradun, 21 Sept: Congress MLA from Khanpur Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion surrendered before police late last night in connection with the firing incident at Cabinet minister Harak Singh Rawat’s residence that left two persons injured. pti
Life sentence for rape
MUMBAI, 21 SEPT: Bombay High Court today confirmed the life sentence awarded to a 29-year-old doctor who was convicted for raping a patient in an Intensive Care Unit of a private hospital in neighbouring Thane this year. pti