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  • SC seeks Centre’s response on OROP implementation

    New Delhi; The Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response within 8 weeks on a plea of an ex-servicemen’s body seeking implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) as recommended by the Koshyari Committee. The Indian Ex-servicemen Movement (IESM) and others have challenged the government’s policy of periodic review of pension once in five years. […]

    Amarnath Yatra remains suspended from Jammu

      New Delhi; In the wake of prevailing law and order situation in Kashmir Valley, annual Amarnath Yatra remained suspended from Jammu for the third consecutive day on Monday. Police sources said, no fresh batch of pilgrims was allowed from Bhagwati Nagar Yatra base camp this morning. Authorities said, the yatra will be allowed only […]

    Rescue operation by 111 helicopter unit of Indian Air Force in Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh

      New Delhi; The incessant rains lashing the Rewa district and areas around have created havoc. The rains have continued since Thursday on an ever increasing gusto. The check dams were unable to contain the heavy pour. The small rivulets and hilly springs of the region were soon inundated as more than 200 mm rain […]

    Supreme Court stays Patwari main exam in Rajasthan

      New Delhi; The Supreme court yesterday stayed the Patwari Main examination 2015 to be held on July 10 by Rajasthan Subordinate Ministerial Service Selection Board . The apex court order follows some of the candidates in reserved categories challenged the decision of the Rajasthan High Court order which ruled out application of reservation in […]

    Kerala imposes 14.5 per cent fat tax on Junk Food

    New Delhi; The maiden budget of the CPI(M)-led LDF Government in Kerala presented by Finance Minister Dr. T.M. Thomas Issac on Friday, gives thrust on strengthening social welfare schemes, public health and education and proposes, inter alia, a slew new taxes on packed foods. Finance minister also announced that transgenders in the state who have […]

    India, Sri Lanka review trade, investment and developmental linkages

    New Delhi; India and Sri Lanka have reviewed the implementation of decisions taken at the 9th India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission for furthering trade, investment and developmental linkages between the two countries. Visiting Sri Lankan minister for development strategies and international trade Malik Samarawickrama and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during their meetings in New Delhi […]

    Bangladesh hostage crisis ends, militants killed

      Dhaka, Bangladesh’s worst hostage crisis ended today when heavily-armed commandos stormed a popular eatery here in the diplomatic enclave and killed ISIS militants who had been holding many people, including foreigners, camedia ve for over 12 hours. Gunshots and sounds of explosion rocked the area at 7:40 AM (local time) as security forces launched […]

    Sensex surges fifth straight day to eight month’s high

    New Delhi ; Rising for the fifth straight session, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange gained 145 points, or 0.5 percent, to an 8-month closing high of 27,145 on Friday. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange climbed 41 points, to an over ten-month closing high of 8,328.

    Text of PM’s address at SCO Summit

    New Delhi; Your Excellency Mr. Ismail Karimov,  President of the Republic of Uzbekistan,  Leaders of the Members States of Shanghai  Cooperation Organization;  Invited Leaders  Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen Almost a year ago, I started my journey of Central Asian countries from Tashkent. I still remember the warmth and generous welcome of Excellency Karimov and Uzbek […]

    IT dept to block PAN, LPG subsidy of tax defaulters

      New Delhi ; The Income Tax department has decided to block Permanent Account Number, PAN of willful tax defaulters, get their LPG subsidy canceled and take measures to ensure that they are not sanctioned loans. The decision has been taken in order to cripple and check the activities of willful tax defaulters. A number […]