Expressing displeasure over
under-utilisation of remote-sensing satellites, government
auditor asked the Department of Space to assess the
requirement of data in various thematic areas before planning
and launching satellites.
The UPA government was working on
a bill on Right to Food in keeping with the plan of PM Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi,
who were keen to ameliorate the lot of the poor and the have-nots, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said.
Gujarat CM Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government was planning to develop environment-friendly townships in the coastal region of the state and promised special schemes for developers who would participate in the initiative.
Finnish air carrier Finnair said it has signed a four-year agreement with
aircraft lessor ILFC for acquiring two Airbus planes for long-haul flights to New Delhi and other destinations in Asia,
as well as New York.