World Team Chess C’ship: Indian women beat US in 2nd round

Indian women team registered a win over USA in the second round of world women’s team chess championship, in Khanty Mnsiysk, Russia today. International Master Tania Sachdev crashed through the defences of US champion Sabina Foisor to guide Indian team to a 2.5-1.5 victory. The other three members of India’s women team, D.Harika, Padmini Rout … Continue reading World Team Chess C’ship: Indian women beat US in 2nd round

India to face Netherlands in Hockey World League Semi-Final

India will take on World No 4 the Netherlands in their final Pool B match of the Hockey World League Semi-Final in London tomorrow. Ranked sixth in the world, India are presently atop in Pool B with three wins from as many games, while Netherlands are placed second with two wins from two games. The … Continue reading India to face Netherlands in Hockey World League Semi-Final

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

Indian Wushu Team bags six medals in BRICS Games

India won six medals in the Wushu competition of the first ever BRICS Games, which concluded in Guangzhou, China today. The medals haul comprised two each in gold, silver and bronze. M. Gyandas and Anjul Namdev won one gold each. The two silver medals came through Bidheswari Devi and Toshibala while L. Sanatgombhi Chanu and … Continue reading Indian Wushu Team bags six medals in BRICS Games

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

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

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

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