CBSE files FIR against publisher for ‘indecent depiction of women’ in Class XII book

CBSE has filed an FIR against a publisher for indecent depiction of women and misrepresenting the board’s syllabus for Class XII Physical Education Course. The case has been filed at Preet Vihar Police Station in Delhi under the indecent representation of women (Prohibition) Act 1986. In a statement, CBSE said, there were several complaints reported … Continue reading CBSE files FIR against publisher for ‘indecent depiction of women’ in Class XII book

North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade

North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang today. The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea’s most important holiday, came amid growing international worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of … Continue reading North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade

7 engineering students drown in sea off Wairy beach in Maharashtra

AMN Eight people including 7 students of Belgaum’s Engineering College were today drowned in the sea off the Wairy beach in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra during a college picnic. 3 others were rescued by the local fishermen and admitted to the nearby hospital. The fishermen also assisted the coast guard and police in recovering bodies … Continue reading 7 engineering students drown in sea off Wairy beach in Maharashtra

AITAF urges FM to scrap E-way bills proposed under GST regime

ADITYA RAJ DAS / NEW DELHI The All India Tax Advocates’ Forum (AITAF) has urged the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to completely scrap the proposed E-way bills under the new tax regime of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) for convenience of small time traders as well as prevention of their probable harassment. “The proposed … Continue reading AITAF urges FM to scrap E-way bills proposed under GST regime

Women Entrepreneurs have capability to create new business: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said resistance to change in the economy as existed in the past is disappearing and the economy is transforming in the country. Speaking at a function organised by the FICCI in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley said, due to the change in the nature of the economy, the conventional industries … Continue reading Women Entrepreneurs have capability to create new business: Jaitley

Pepsi to sell mineral water at same MRP across India: Paswan

AMN Packaged drinking water, including Pepsi’s bottled mineral water Aquafina will be sold at the same Maximum Retail Price across the country. Speaking to media in New Delhi Friday, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India will ensure that bottled water is sold at … Continue reading Pepsi to sell mineral water at same MRP across India: Paswan

India not to spare any efforts to ensure justice to Kulbhushan Jadav: Rajnath

AMN Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the India would not spare any efforts to ensure a fair justice to the former Indian Navy officer, Kulbhushan Jadav, who is languishing in a Pakistani jail after being given the death sentence by a Pakistani Military Court for alleged spying. Mr Singh said India has … Continue reading India not to spare any efforts to ensure justice to Kulbhushan Jadav: Rajnath

UP govt, Centre sign MoU for ‘Power for All’ scheme

Our Correspondent Uttar Pradesh government and Centre have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the ‘Power for All’ scheme in the state. The aim of this scheme is to ensure 24-hour quality power supply in the state by October 2018 and electric connection to every house and agriculture field by 2019. The agreement was inked … Continue reading UP govt, Centre sign MoU for ‘Power for All’ scheme

More than 2,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

More than 2,000 migrants trying to reach Europe were plucked from the Mediterranean yesterday in a series of dramatic rescues and one person was found dead, officials and witnesses said. An Italian coast guard spokesman said 19 rescue operations by the coast guard or ships operated by non-governmental organizations had saved a total of 2,074 … Continue reading More than 2,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Bihar: 7 policemen, one Naxal killed in road accident in Sitamarhi

Seven policemen and a Naxal were killed when a prison van dashed into a truck in Sitamarhi district of Bihar in the wee hours today. Deputy Superintendent of Police (Town), Ashish Anand told media that the accident happened near Gaighat village of Runnisaidpur police station. The DSP said, the prison van was carrying two hardcore … Continue reading Bihar: 7 policemen, one Naxal killed in road accident in Sitamarhi