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Deadline to file GSTR-2, GSTR-3 for July extended

Deadline to file GSTR-2, GSTR-3 for July extended

New Delhi, Oct 31  In a move to give relief to GST payers, the government on Monday extended the deadline to file GSTR-2 and GSTR-3 for July to November 30 and December 11 respectively. Form GSTR-2 reflects purchases made by a business whereas GSTR-3...
Railways to introduce six new trains, enhance frequency of two

Railways to introduce six new trains, enhance frequency of two

New Delhi, Oct 31  The Indian Railways on Monday announced it will introduce six new trains under the Tejas, Humsafar and Antyodaya schemes while enhancing the frequency of two trains. The new trains to be introduced soon include a six days a week Tejas...

Bharat Electronics net up 19% in Q2

Bengaluru, Oct 31  State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) on Monday reported Rs 412 crore net profit for the second quarter of 2017-18, registering 19 per cent annual growth from Rs 346 crore in the same period year ago. “Sales turnover for the...

SBI-World Bank sanction Rs 2,300 cr loans for rooftop solar projects

Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) State-run State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced the sanction of loans worth Rs 2,317 crore in collaboration with the World Bank to finance grid-connected solar rooftop projects in the country. SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar...
VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK CELEBRATIONS AT NLCIL

VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK CELEBRATIONS AT NLCIL

Shri J.K Tripathy ,IPS, Director General of Police, Chairman, TNUSRB , the Chief Guest inaugurating the Vigilance Awareness Week Celebrations – 2017 by lighting the traditional lamp at Learning & Development Centre, Neyveli. Also seen are Functional...

Constitution bench to hear Aadhaar petitions

New Delhi, Oct 30 The Supreme Court on Monday said a five-judge constitution bench will hear a batch of petitions challenging the validity of the Aadhaar law on charges of being intrusive and violating the right to privacy. An apex court bench headed...
Italian PM accorded ceremonial welcome

Italian PM accorded ceremonial welcome

New Delhi, Oct 30  Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who is on a two-day visit to India, was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday. Gentiloni was welcomed by President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Later...

Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight diverted to Ahmedabad on security concerns

Mumbai/Ahmedabad, Oct 30  A Jet Airways Mumbai-New Delhi flight was diverted to Ahmedabad shortly after some “security issues” were detected onboard early on Monday, a statement said. The flight with 122 passengers, including seven crew,...
Kenya Presidential election re-run results expected on Monday

Kenya Presidential election re-run results expected on Monday

Nairobi, Oct 30  The full results of Kenya’s presidential election re-run are expected to be released on Monday, according to the country’s election authorities. The announcement was made by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission...
N.Korea to launch more satellites despite international pressure

N.Korea to launch more satellites despite international pressure

Pyongyang, Oct 30  North Korea on Monday said that it would launch more satellites to boost its economy, despite international opposition, citing its right as a sovereign nation to develop a space programme. The North Korean regime said that “it...
Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy, Paolo Gentiloni paying floral tributes at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi

Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy, Paolo Gentiloni paying floral tributes at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy, Paolo Gentiloni paying floral tributes at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi, at Rajghat, in Delhi on October 30, 2017.

Rajasthan Bills : PENCHANT FOR CONTROVERSIES?…

Rajasthan Bills PENCHANT FOR CONTROVERSIES? By Insaf  BJP-ruled Rajasthan appears to have a penchant for courting controversies. Days after Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s government had to blink and send the notorious bill that sought to shield...
Duterte in Japan ahead of Asean meet

Duterte in Japan ahead of Asean meet

Tokyo, Oct 30 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday began his two-day state visit to Japan, to address the regional challenges ahead of the Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). Duterte would meet Japanese Prime Minister...
India sends wheat consignment to Afghanistan via Iranian port

India sends wheat consignment to Afghanistan via Iranian port

New Delhi, Oct 30  In a major diplomatic initiative, India on Sunday flagged off its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan to be transhipped through Iran’s Chabahar port. “Today, as we jointly flag off the first shipment of wheat from...

More green energy should power India: Modi

Bengaluru, Oct 30  Green energy like solar power would power India as 175 gigawatt (GW) of electricity is expected to be generated from renewable sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Sunday. “By 2022, when India will be celebrating...
India, Russia tri-service exercises conclude in Vladivostok

India, Russia tri-service exercises conclude in Vladivostok

New Delhi, Oct 30  ‘Indra-2017’, the first The Indo-Russian tri-service military exercise concluded in Russia’s Vladivostok, on Sunday after 11 days of joint training in counter-terrorism operations. “After intense and exacting...
PM unveils key railway track in north Karnataka

PM unveils key railway track in north Karnataka

Bidar (Karnataka), Oct 30  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated the 110 km railway track from Bidar to Kalaburgi in Karnataka, which will reduce distance from Bengaluru to New Delhi and upcountry destinations by 380km and save 6-8 hours...
India, UAE hold second Strategic Dialogue

India, UAE hold second Strategic Dialogue

New Delhi, Oct 30  Keeping with New Delhi’s growing links with the Gulf, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday held their second Strategic Dialogue in Abu Dhabi with Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar heading the Indian...
Italian PM arrives in India to boost bilateral ties (Lead)

Italian PM arrives in India to boost bilateral ties (Lead)

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni arrived here on Sunday on a two-day state visit to India, the first such visit in a decade, in a bid to boost ties between New Delhi and Rome after the faceoff over two Italian marines. Romano...
PPF a/c will be closed, NSCs encashed if holder turns NRI

PPF a/c will be closed, NSCs encashed if holder turns NRI

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Amending rules on post office savings schemes like the National Savings Certificates (NSC) and Public Provident Fund (PPF), the government has notified that such accounts would be closed prior to maturity in case of holders changing...