GST to lower overall tax burden over time: RBI governor

AMN Reserve Bank of India Governor Mr. Urjit Patel today expressed optimism that GST would eventually reduce taxes and inefficiencies within states and broaden the tax base making it an important part of digital revolution. He was speaking at a panel organized at the IMC’s 9th Banking and Financial Services Conference in Mumbai on Thursday … Continue reading GST to lower overall tax burden over time: RBI governor

RBI reconstitutes Oversight Committee; appoints 3 more members

AMN The Reserve Bank of India, RBI on Thursday reconstituted the Oversight Committee by appointing three more members. The high-level panel was formed to examine the process to resolve mounting bad loans in the banking sector. The RBI said in a statement issued from Mumbai today that former chief vigilance commissioner Pradeep Kumar will head … Continue reading RBI reconstitutes Oversight Committee; appoints 3 more members

Family tax imposed by Saudi govt applicable to relatives of Indian workers: MEA

AMN India today said family tax being imposed by Saudi government will be applicable to relatives and friends visiting Indian workers in the gulf nation. Responding to a query on this tax which will come into effect from 1st of next month, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson said India will take up the issue with the … Continue reading Family tax imposed by Saudi govt applicable to relatives of Indian workers: MEA

JD(U) rules out any rethink to support Ram Nath Kovind in Presidential Polls

The JD(U) has ruled out any rethink over its decision to support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind in Presidential election. Talking to media, party spokesman, K C Tyagi said,the party has announced its support to Mr Kovind after taking everything into consideration. He said, political decisions are not changed in minutes. His remarks came in … Continue reading JD(U) rules out any rethink to support Ram Nath Kovind in Presidential Polls

Meira Kumar is opposition candidate for President

AMN Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has been choosen as opposition candidate for Presidential elections. Announcement in this regard was made by Congress President Sonia Gandhi after the meeting of opposition parties in New Delhi on Thursday evening. A five-time MP, Ms Kumar is a former IFS Officer and daughter of Congress veteran Babu … Continue reading Meira Kumar is opposition candidate for President

Kulbhushan Jadhav files mercy petition before Pak Army Chief

Former Navy Commander Kulbushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death on charges of espionage in Pakistan has made a mercy petition to the Pakistani Chief of Army Staff. Inter Services Public Relations of Pakistan in a release said, Jadhav seeking forgiveness has requested that his life be spared on compassionate grounds. Commander Jadhav had … Continue reading Kulbhushan Jadhav files mercy petition before Pak Army Chief

‘PM Modi US visit to boost economic relations between two countries’

AMN India has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to US will give further momentum to economic relations between two countries. Addressing media in New Delhi this evening, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said one of the agenda of the visit is to further push and develop economic and commercial cooperation for mutual … Continue reading ‘PM Modi US visit to boost economic relations between two countries’

Malaysia beat India to enter Hockey World League semi final

India crushed out of the Hockey World League semi-final losing to Malaysia 2-3 in the second quarter-final today. Malaysia, ranked 14th in the world got the better of the sixth-ranked India courtesy drag-flick specialist Razie Rahim’s double strike. With this win, Malaysia booked a place in the 2018 Hockey World Cup and Hockey World League, … Continue reading Malaysia beat India to enter Hockey World League semi final

Delhi cabinet approves installation of CCTV in DTC buses

Vinit Wahi The Delhi Cabinet, in its meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Mr Arvind Kejriwal on has approved the following important decisions. The cabinet approved the Transport Department’s proposal to authorise the DTC to call tenders and sign the agreement for installation of CCTV cameras in 6350 DTC and cluster buses, utilising the Nirbhaya … Continue reading Delhi cabinet approves installation of CCTV in DTC buses

Not Backing ‘Bihar’s Daughter’ a ‘Historic Blunder’: Lalu to Nitish

AMN Soon after announcement of Miera Kumar name as joint opposition candidate for the presidential polls, RJD Chief Lalu Yadav said that he would appeal Bihar chief minister not to do ‘historic blunder’ by not supporting “Bihar daughter”. We will meet Nitish Kumar and will appeal to him to support Bihar’s daughter,” said Lalu Yadav … Continue reading Not Backing ‘Bihar’s Daughter’ a ‘Historic Blunder’: Lalu to Nitish