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Two rebel Congress MLAs votes in Gujarat RS poll rejected

Two rebel Congress MLAs votes in Gujarat RS poll rejected

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Election Commission on Tuesday night ordered rejection of the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections, giving a new twist to the outcome involving Congress President’s political secretary...

Online travel agents can deduct 1% tax collected at source : CBEC

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Online travel agents fall in the category of e-commerce operators and can deduct 1 per cent tax collected at source (TCS) under the GST, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) said on Tuesday. “Online travel agents...

Parliamentary panel questions stakeholders on Air India divestment

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A parliamentary panel on Tuesday questioned stakeholders over disinvestment in Air India and Pawan Hans, and raised concerns over job security of the employees. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture...

Sebi initiates action against 331 suspected ‘shell companies’

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Stock market regulator Sebi has asked major domestic equity indices to initiate action against 331 listed firms which are suspected of being “shell companies”. The development comes a day after the market regulator directed...
Justice Dipak Misra to be next Chief Justice of India

Justice Dipak Misra to be next Chief Justice of India

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government on Tuesday cleared the appointment of Justice Dipak Misra as the next Chief Justice of India. Justice Misra, who will be the 45th Chief Justice of India, will succeed incumbent J.S. Khehar, who retires on August...
NGOs come under one roof to move govt to help prevent the heinous crime

NGOs come under one roof to move govt to help prevent the heinous crime

By TN Ashok New Delhi, Aug 8 : A clarion call went out to the government today for evolving a National Plan for combating sexual child abuse which was on the rise across all strata of society and most of the times the crime went totally unreported because...

UZBEKISTAN: INFORMATION ABOUT ECONOMIC EVENTS PLANNED FOR THE SECOND HALF OF 2017

II INTERNATIONAL FRUIT AND VEGETABLE FAIR II International fruit and vegetable fair will be held at JSC “Uzexpocentre” from 6 to 8 September 2017 in Tashkent. The fair is organized by the HC “Uzbekozikovkatholding”, HC “Uzvinosanoat-Holding”,...
S. Korean President names new military commanders

S. Korean President names new military commanders

Seoul, Aug 8  South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday named seven new military commanders in the first major reshuffle of the military leadership since he took office in early May. Air Force General Jeong Kyeong-doo, the Air Force chief of staff,...

Idea Cellular seeks NCLT approval for merger with Vodafone

New Delhi, Aug 8  Consequent to the approval given by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for Vodafone-Idea merger, Idea Cellular has filed an application before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for its approval, a company statement said...
‘Namaskar 2007’ expo aims to boost India-West Africa trade

‘Namaskar 2007’ expo aims to boost India-West Africa trade

Accra, Aug 8  A three-day “Namaskar 2007” exposition, to be held here later this month, aims to brand India as a leading economic player and partner of the West African region and boost two-way trade. It will help facilitate Indian investments...
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

New Delhi, Aug 8  The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Tuesday after BJP and Congress members sparred over the attack on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat. The House was adjourned as Congress members trooped near the Speaker’s...
Ahmed scrounges for every vote to save Rajya Sabha seat

Ahmed scrounges for every vote to save Rajya Sabha seat

Gandhinagar, Aug 8  Facing the toughest electoral battle of his career, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary Ahmed Patel scrounged for every vote as polling for three Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat progressed on Tuesday. BJP President...
NLCIL establishes “ANANDAM”  a Home for the Destitute Senior Citizens” at Neyveli

NLCIL establishes “ANANDAM” a Home for the Destitute Senior Citizens” at Neyveli

Dr Sarat Kumar Acharya, CMD,NLCIL will inaugurate the ““Anandam” a old age  home at Neyveli for the destitute senior citizens ,being provided under the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives on 15.08.2017. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY NLCIL...
Petroleum Minister lays Foundation Stone for New LPG Bottling Plant

Petroleum Minister lays Foundation Stone for New LPG Bottling Plant

Agartala, 08th August, 2017: The Minister of State (I/C) – Petroleum & Natural Gas laid the foundation stone for a New grass-root Bottling plant at an event in Agartala today. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana wasalso launched for the state of...