Uttar Pradesh: SIT to probe Rs. 3700 crore online scam

TIA NEWS Uttar Pradesh, Special Investigation Team- SIT will probe in to the 3700 crore online scam which was busted by STF branch of police last Thursday. Director General of police Javeed Ahmad has set up a team under the supervision of IG crime branch, Bhagwan Swaroop. A Special Task Force (STF) of UP police … Continue reading Uttar Pradesh: SIT to probe Rs. 3700 crore online scam

NEET 2017 to be counted as first attempt: CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education clarified that the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2017 for admission to medical colleges across the country will be considered as the first out of three available attempts for all the candidates. The confusion mounted after CBSE released NEET 2017 notification, on Tuesday, saying that aspirants who had already given … Continue reading NEET 2017 to be counted as first attempt: CBSE

Assembly polls: Record 83% voter turnout in Goa; 70 % in Punjab

AMN A high voter turnout of 83 per cent was recorded in the Assembly polls in Goa. The state had recorded 81.8 percent polling in last assembly elections. Briefing media in New Delhi this evening, Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha  said the polling passed off peacefully. Punjab recorded 70 percent polling till 5 PM. The … Continue reading Assembly polls: Record 83% voter turnout in Goa; 70 % in Punjab

India eases visa policy for Afghanistan

Indian embassy in Kabul has announced more relaxation in its visa policy for Afghans. The duration of ‘Tourist Visa’ has been enhanced to one year with continuous stay of 90 days during each such visit. The government of India has also promoted and encouraged Afghan businessmen to visit India to further enhance Indo-Afghan trade ties. … Continue reading India eases visa policy for Afghanistan

Jamaat-e-Islami asks voters to reject communal forces in elections

Our correspondent / New Delhi Appealing voters of the country, particularly from Uttar Pradesh to prevent the division of secular votes, India’s prominent Muslim organisation, the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind today asked them to reject communal forces in the assembly elections. Addressing a press meet JIH President Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari said: “we appeal not only to … Continue reading Jamaat-e-Islami asks voters to reject communal forces in elections

Govt rules out tax incentive beyond Rs 2 lakh for second home

The government has ruled out rollback of the proposal to restrict tax incentive for second home to 2 lakh rupees per annum. Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said this while addressing the industry representatives in New Delhi today. He said, there is no point in subsidising purchase of second property by those who have surplus funds. … Continue reading Govt rules out tax incentive beyond Rs 2 lakh for second home

RBI asks banks to adopt proactive measures to check financial frauds

AMN / Reserve Bank has asked banks to adopt a proactive approach for reporting of financial frauds. RBI Deputy Governor SS Mundra said delay in reporting of a fraud can have far-reaching implications on the employee conduct and internal governance standards. He lamented that the gap between the date of occurrence of a fraud and … Continue reading RBI asks banks to adopt proactive measures to check financial frauds

106 year old woman exercises franchise in Punjab

106-year-old Mala Devi today exercised her franchise in Ludhiana giving boost to democracy in the country. Deputy Commissioner of Ludhiana Ravi Bhagat said, she was provided pick and drop facility by the administration. Poll volunteers went to her residence and brought her with some family members to the polling station and dropped her home after … Continue reading 106 year old woman exercises franchise in Punjab

Syria: 51 militants killed by Turkish forces

At least fifty-one militants have been killed by Turkish forces as part of its ongoing operation in the northern al-Bab and Bzagah regions of Syria, . In a statement, Turkish military today said it destroyed fifty six buildings and three command control centers of Islamic State in the regions. The military said, coalition forces also … Continue reading Syria: 51 militants killed by Turkish forces

US cancels 60,000 travel visas after President Trump ordered ban on visitors

The United States has cancelled sixty thousand travel visas after President Donald Trump ordered a ban on visitors from seven Muslim countries. Spokesman for State Department’s bureau of consular affairs Will Cocks, said that these individuals’ visas were provisionally revoked to comply with the Executive Order. White House has said that over one hundred people … Continue reading US cancels 60,000 travel visas after President Trump ordered ban on visitors