GST to be implemented from July 1: Das

AMN /New Delhi Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today said that Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be implemented from July 1, 2017 as the centre and states have agreed to come on board. He said that there would be a huge quantum of growth impulse in the economy post Goods and Services Tax (GST) … Continue reading GST to be implemented from July 1: Das

PRESIDENT CONDOLES DEATH FORMER MINISTER SHIV SHANKAR 

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of P. Shiv Shankar. In a condolence message to his wife, Dr. P. Lakshmibai, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of your husband,  P. Shiv Shankar, a friend and colleague for long years. A veteran Parliamentarian, Shiv … Continue reading PRESIDENT CONDOLES DEATH FORMER MINISTER SHIV SHANKAR 

SC asks Sahara to deposit Rs 5092.6 cr to keep Roy out of jail

The Supreme Court today directed the Sahara Group to deposit 5092.6 crore rupees by April 7 in the SEBI-Sahara account to keep its chief Subrata Roy out of jail and said the amount will be refunded to the investors. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra refused to give six months time to the group … Continue reading SC asks Sahara to deposit Rs 5092.6 cr to keep Roy out of jail

10 killed, 30 injured as bus falls into canal in Andhra Pradesh

AMN / At least 10 people were killed and over 30 injured in a bus accident in Penugranchiprolu mandal of Krishna district In Andhra Pradesh, this morning. The bus was going from Visakhapatnam to Hyderabad via Vijayawada when it fell into a canal. The driver of the bus lost control and hit a bridge divider … Continue reading 10 killed, 30 injured as bus falls into canal in Andhra Pradesh

Trump, China’s top diplomat, discuss Sino-US cooperation

US President Donald Trump, who has attacked China on issues from trade to the South China Sea, held his first face-to-face talks with a member of the Chinese leadership. State Councilor Yang Jiechi, China’s top diplomat, met Mr Trump yesterday briefly after talks with the new National Security adviser HR McMaster and other officials of … Continue reading Trump, China’s top diplomat, discuss Sino-US cooperation

Delhi Police files FIR after DU student get alleges rape threats by ABVP

AMN / The Delhi Police today filed an FIR in connection with the rape threat to a Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur. The Delhi Commission for Women had yesterday written to the Police demanding registration of an FIR and action against the guilty. “Yesterday, DCW forwarded a complaint of a DU student regarding online abuse. … Continue reading Delhi Police files FIR after DU student get alleges rape threats by ABVP

India and Israel to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

India and Israel are planning to hold a series of events to celebrate 25 years of establishment of their diplomatic ties. New Delhi established full diplomatic relationship with Israel in 1992 though it had recognised the country in 1950. The Ministry of External Affairs in a statement in New Delhi yesterday, said that both the … Continue reading India and Israel to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

Gopal Baglay is new spokesperson of MEA

AMN Gopal Baglay has been appointed as the new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs. The 1992-batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service, Mr Baglay earlier headed the division of the MEA dealing with Pakistan. He has also served as the Deputy High Commissioner to Islamabad. Mr Baglay replaced Vikas Swarup, who was appointed … Continue reading Gopal Baglay is new spokesperson of MEA

Hillary Clinton calls on Trump to speak up on Kansas shooting

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on President Donald Trump to speak out against hate crimes following the murder of an Indian engineer in Kansas last week. In Twitter, she said that the threats and hate crimes are on rise, and the President must step up and speak out. Mr Trump is … Continue reading Hillary Clinton calls on Trump to speak up on Kansas shooting

Trump proposes USD 54 billion increase in defense spending

AMN / United States President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by 10 per cent in his first budget. The proposal will increase defence spending by 54 billion dollar but seeks to recoup that sum through deep cuts elsewhere, including foreign assistance other non-military spendings. Mr Trump’s plan leaves large welfare programmes untouched, … Continue reading Trump proposes USD 54 billion increase in defense spending