Workshop on GST to Sensitize Maritime Fraternity

The Ministry of Shipping conducted a workshop on “GST for Shipping” in New Delhi today to sensitize all constituents of the maritime fraternity. The workshop was attended by representatives from ports, various attached and subordinate organizations under the Ministry of Shipping and industry associations. Chairing the workshop Rajive Kumar, Secretary Shipping said that it was … Continue reading Workshop on GST to Sensitize Maritime Fraternity

Letter on linking of land records to Aadhaar fake and mischievous: Govt

AMN The government today said that the letter attributed to Cabinet Secretariat on Digitalisation of Land Records and linking of the same to AADHAR which is being widely circulated on social media is completely fake and mischievous. In a statement, Cabinet Secretariat has clarified that the government has issued no such letter. It said, a … Continue reading Letter on linking of land records to Aadhaar fake and mischievous: Govt

CBDT notifies secondary adjustment rule in transfer pricing

The Income Tax Department has come out with rules for operationalising the provisions of secondary adjustment in books of accounts to reflect actual allocation of profits between a company and its arm. According to an official release,It prescribes the time limit for repatriation of excess money and the rate of interest to be applied for … Continue reading CBDT notifies secondary adjustment rule in transfer pricing

CBI visits Delhi Health Minister’s residence

CBI today visited Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain’s residence to seek clarifications from his wife in connection with an ongoing inquiry into allegations of money laundering against him. CBI sources said the agency had sought time from the minister’s wife. CBI had registered a preliminary enquiry against the minister in April. He was recently examined … Continue reading CBI visits Delhi Health Minister’s residence

SC grants Sahara Chief more time to deposit Rs 709.82 crore

                        The Supreme Court today granted Sahara Chief Subrata Roy more time to deposit around 710 crore rupees out of the promised 1,500 crore rupees and extended its interim order granting him bail till July 5 which is also the next date of hearing. … Continue reading SC grants Sahara Chief more time to deposit Rs 709.82 crore

Punjab govt announces debt waiver for farmers owning up to 5 acres

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today announced a debt waiver for sections of the farming sector. This included a total waiver of crop loans of up to Rs 2 lakh for all small and marginal farmers holding land up to 5 acres. He also announced a flat Rs 2 lakh relief for all other … Continue reading Punjab govt announces debt waiver for farmers owning up to 5 acres

Afghan President inaugurates first Afghanistan-India air corridor

web desk Afghan President Ashraf Ghani today inaugurated the first Afghanistan-India air corridor at the Kabul International Airport. The corridor is a direct route that will bypass Pakistan and is meant to improve commerce in Afghanistan. Mr. Ghani said on the occasion that the aim of the route is to create more opportunities and make … Continue reading Afghan President inaugurates first Afghanistan-India air corridor

Six experts resign from Trump HIV/AIDS panel

Six top health advisors have resigned from Donald Trump’s advisory council on HIV/AIDS, complaining that the US president doesn’t really care about combating the illness. In a letter published in Newsweek on Friday, Scott Schoettes counsel and HIV project director at Lambda Legal said, the Trump administration has no strategy on AIDS and that he … Continue reading Six experts resign from Trump HIV/AIDS panel

CBI team visits JNU to probe Najeeb’s disappearance

A CBI team today visited Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to probe the disappearance of Najeeb Ahmed, a student who had gone missing from his hostel in October last year. Sources said the agency team spent around six hours in the campus to investigate the matter. The CBI is looking into allegations of a scuffle between … Continue reading CBI team visits JNU to probe Najeeb’s disappearance

India pitches for greater engagement with BRICS nations

India has pitched for a greater engagement with BRICS nations which have steadily expanded its agenda from financial matters to security and counter terrorism issues facing the international community. Addressing the BRICS Foreign Ministers meeting in Beijing today, Minister of State for External Affairs General V K Singh said, BRICS countries have reached a significant … Continue reading India pitches for greater engagement with BRICS nations