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Searches on at New Delhi station after bomb call

Searches on at New Delhi station after bomb call

New Delhi, Aug 21  The New Delhi Railway station authorities along with railway police are carrying out searches in all trains arriving and departing the station following a bomb call on Monday. The call was received at 4.10 a.m. and said the bomb was...

Authorities hint negligence caused UP train disaster

Muzaffarnagar/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities on Sunday registered a criminal complaint against unknown people for mischief and causing deaths by negligence and began a probe into the Saturday train accident in Uttar Pradesh amid varying casualty...
23rd Delhi Book Fair to begin from August 26

23rd Delhi Book Fair to begin from August 26

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Good news for the bibliophiles of the national capital, the Delhi Book Fair is all set to begin from August 26. With the theme “Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat” (India reads, India grows), the Delhi Book Fair which is...
23 dead, 40 injured as 14 coaches derail in Uttar Pradesh

23 dead, 40 injured as 14 coaches derail in Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and at least 40 injured in a major derailment when 14 coaches of the Kalinga Utkal Express bound for Haridwar in Uttarakhand went off the tracks with one of the coaches mounting on another...

GST return filing date extended till Aug 25

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government on Saturday announced a five-day extension for filing GST returns till August 25, after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) return filing portal was hit by a technical glitch and stopped functioning, a day ahead of...

Traders face problems as GST filing site stops functioning (Lead)

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Traders across the country faced problems on Saturday as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) return filing website stopped functioning due to a technical snag, a day ahead of the last date for filing GST returns. “The GST...

India denies selling BrahMos missiles to Vietnam

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India on Friday denied selling BrahMos cruise missiles to Vietnam, after a report said the missiles have been delivered to the Southeast Asian nation which has tense relations with China. The development comes as tension between...

India confirms ‘incident’ on China border

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India on Friday confirmed that a scuffle did take place between Indian and Chinese troops near Pangong Lake on the Ladakh border. “I can confirm there was an incident at Pangong Tso on August 15,” External Affairs...

Jaitley asks states to reduce VAT on petroleum products

New Delhi, Aug 18 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday urged states to reduce VAT on petroleum products due to concerns regarding the rise in input costs due to the transition to GST regime. “The letter by Finance Minister to Chief Ministers...
1,500 delegates to participate in Global Entrepreneurship Summit

1,500 delegates to participate in Global Entrepreneurship Summit

New Delhi, Aug 18  Around 1,500 delegates from over 160 countries will participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held in Hyderabad from November 28-30, that will see the US President’s daughter Ivanka Trump leading her country’s...
GST return filing date extended for taxpayers availing input credit

GST return filing date extended for taxpayers availing input credit

New Delhi, Aug 18  The central government on Thursday extended the due date for filing of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) return for taxpayers who want to avail the transitional input tax credit. As per the laid down rules, the GST for the month of...
13 killed, 100 injured in Spain attack, IS claims responsibility

13 killed, 100 injured in Spain attack, IS claims responsibility

Barcelona, Aug 18 (IANS) The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured. Confirming the death toll,...
GST return filing date extended for taxpayers availing input credit

GST return filing date extended for taxpayers availing input credit

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The central government on Thursday extended the due date for filing of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) return for taxpayers who want to avail the transitional input tax credit. As per the laid down rules, the GST for the month...
Hold-Every Indian need to own dream of New India : PM Modi

Hold-Every Indian need to own dream of New India : PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the young entrepreneurs at the Champions of Change programme, organised by the NITI Aayog, in New Delhi on August 17, 2017. New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Every one of the 1.25 billion Indians will have to...
Navy’s all-women crew set to circumnavigate globe

Navy’s all-women crew set to circumnavigate globe

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the Six women officers of the Indian Navy who are due to circumnavigate the globe on the sailing vessel INSV Tarini, in New Delhi on August 16, 2017. The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba is also seen New...
Nasdaq celebrates Indian I-Day

Nasdaq celebrates Indian I-Day

New York, Aug 17  The Nasdaq stock exchange has celebrated India’s 71th Independence Day with Sandeep Chakravorty, India’s New York Consul General, ringing the opening bell. Chakravorty on Wednesday said that the financial sector was the...

India may use only LEDs for lighting by 2019 : Goyal

The Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (Independent Charge), Shri Piyush Goyal and the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Shri Dharmendra Pradhan at the signing ceremony of the MoU...
UP floods : 400 evacuated from India-Nepal border area

UP floods : 400 evacuated from India-Nepal border area

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Sashastra Seema Bal has evacuated 400 people from the flood-affected Uttar Pradesh villages along the India-Nepal border, an official said on Wednesday. “Our rescue and relief team of sector headquarters in Gorakhpur...
World Bank pledges $24 mn to enhance India’s forest ecosystem services

World Bank pledges $24 mn to enhance India’s forest ecosystem services

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Finance Ministry and the World Bank on Wednesday signed a grant agreement of $24.64 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the World Bank for ecosystem service improvement project, said an official. The project...
Cabinet extends sunset clause for north east, hilly states under GST

Cabinet extends sunset clause for north east, hilly states under GST

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Cabinet on Wednesday extended till March 31, 2027, the sunset clause under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) for the duty exemption scheme for industrial units in the north eastern states and the Himalayan states of Jammu...