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  • April 21, 2011, Thursday | Management

    Flight of hope: DGCA in reform mode

    The fake pilot scam, where fourteen persons were arrested, including six pilots and three Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officers, has prompted the aviation regulator to consider a change in the format of the commercial pilots licence ...

  • April 20, 2011, Wednesday | Economy & Policy

    DGCA official stripped of post

    The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has stripped one of its top officials of his responsibilities following allegations that he had influenced an airline to employ his daughter. The official's daughter had reportedly failed the pilot's ...

  • April 01, 2011, Friday | Beyond Business

    Newsmaker: E K Bharat Bhushan

    Cleaning the mess on priority

  • March 31, 2011, Thursday | Economy & Policy

    Fake pilots: Panel to probe insiders' role

    The civil aviation ministry has formed a 12-member committee to ascertain the involvement of insiders in the fake pilot licences scam. The committee, which will submit its report in six weeks, will also recommend ways to make the examination for ...

  • March 29, 2011, Tuesday | Companies

    DGCA issues stricter rules for hiring of co-pilots

    In its ongoing drive to cleanse the system of unqualified pilots, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked all airlines to monitor the hiring and training of co-pilots in a more effective manner and to file a monthly report on

  • March 19, 2011, Saturday | Beyond Business

    Plane forgery

    Pilots fake certificates to fly. Aviation schools cut corners. As a result, the licences of 4,500 pilots are under the scanner. Mihir Mishra and Aabhas Sharma look into the mess in the skies.

  • December 30, 2008, Tuesday | Technology

    PE firms exit ACME Tele

    Indian companies, which privately placed shares before their initial public offer (IPO), may get jitters as a group of private equity firms that had invested a little over Rs 600 crore in ACME Tele

  • November 24, 2008, Monday | Companies

    ATPL aims to launch monorail

    Kolkata-based Andromeda Technologies Private Limited (ATPL), is looking at introducing monorail in Kolkata within 2011, at an approximate investment of about Rs 1200 crore.

  • August 04, 2008, Monday | Companies

    ATPL to set up 1000 Mw power plant in Jharkhand

    Adhunik Thermal and Power Limited (ATPL), a unit of Adhunik Group in the power and steel sectors, wil invest Rs 4500 crore to set up a 1,000 Mw power plant at Kandra in Saraikela-Kharswan district of