Shri Murli Deora, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas is leaving tomorrow on a seven-day official visit to three oil and gas rich countries – Syria, Algeria and Egypt for further expanding the growing cooperation between India and these countries in the oil and gas sector.
The Railways have generated Rs.41754.85 crore of revenue earnings from freight traffic during April 2006-March 2007 as compared to Rs. 35534.69 crore during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 17.50 per cent.
The Government has decided that officers holding honorary ranks of Field Marshal of the Army and Marshal of the Air Force would be entitled to an upgraded pay and emoluments package along with certain other facilities in keeping with the rare honour attached to these ranks.
Air Chief Marshal Fali Homi Major PVSM AVSM SC VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff ‘flagged off’ the IAF Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Mountaineering Expedition Team to Mt Cho Oyu today in an impressive ceremony at Air HQ (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi.