Shareholders of Jet Airways have approved the appointment of three independent directors.
Modi visited the UK from November 12-14 during which a lunch with Queen Elizabeth II and a host of engagements with his British counterpart David Cameron formed part of his hectic schedule.
Suresh Prabhu, who had gone to London last week at the invitation of UK government, met Oliver Letwin, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and UK Minister in charge of cabinet affairs.
Born on May 24, 1952, Mathai joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1974, after completing Post Graduate studies in Political Science at the University of Poona. He served in Indian Missions in Vienna, Colombo, Washington, Tehran and Brussels.
Manmohan Singh-led Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Singh, Ambassador of India to Germany, as OSD in the Ministry in the rank and pay of Secretary with effect from July 15 and till her assumption of charge as Foreign Secretary
59-year-old Sujata Singh, a 1976 batch IFS officer, was a close contender for the top job along with India's Ambassador to China S Jaishankar, who is a batch junior to her. Due to retire in July next year, Singh will now have a two year extension and will succeed Ranjan Mathai who is set to retire on July 31
The government on Tuesday scrambled to react to Italy's sudden decision of not sending back two of its marines, who have been charged with the murder of two Kerala fishermen, and said the move was not "acceptable" to India.
India today made it clear to Pakistan that bringing those guilty in the 2008 Mumbai attacks to justice is the biggest confidence building measure that Islamabad could do.
Terrorism and 26/11 Mumbai attacks will dominate the two-day Foreign Secretary level talks between India and Pakistan, which started at New Delhi's Hyderabad House on Wednesday.