SC seeks response from centre, states on incidents of cow vigilantism

AMN The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and States not to protect any kind of vigilantism. It sought their response on violent incidents of cow vigilantism in the country. A three judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the Centre that law and order is a state subject but it does … Continue reading SC seeks response from centre, states on incidents of cow vigilantism

Jaitley launches new pension scheme for senior citizens

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday launched a new pension scheme for the senior citizens, Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana, PMVVY in New Delhi. The scheme can be purchased offline as well as online through LIC. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Jaitley said, the scheme ensures annual return of 8.3 … Continue reading Jaitley launches new pension scheme for senior citizens

Qatar issues decree to amend provisions of law on combating terrorism

Qatar issued a decree to amend some provisions of a law on combating terrorism. Kuwait News Agency (Kuna) reported that the decree includes definitions of the words terrorist, crime and terrorist acts and entities, as well as the freezing of funds and the financing of terrorism. It creates two national lists of individual and terrorist … Continue reading Qatar issues decree to amend provisions of law on combating terrorism

Venezuela strike:3 people killed in clashes between police, protesters

WEB DESK At least three people were killed in clashes between police and protesters, as millions of Venezuelans have joined a general strike called by the opposition to cancel elections for a new constituent assembly. In several cities, police fired tear gas at protesters manning barricades. Police also arrested more than 300 protesters. In a … Continue reading Venezuela strike:3 people killed in clashes between police, protesters

Bihar: CM directs officials to install lightning tracker technology

PATNA / Alarmed by frequent deaths caused by lightning in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday directed officials to install lightning tracker technology used by Andhra Pradesh, which predicts thunder and lighting in an area half an hour in advance. Addressing a function on disaster management, the chief minister said that the technology would … Continue reading Bihar: CM directs officials to install lightning tracker technology

Malegaon case: Mumbai court refuses to send Purohit to Army custody

A Mumbai court on Friday dismissed the plea of Lt. Col Prasad Purohit, an accused in 2008 Malegaon case, to hand over his custody to the army. Purohit, an army officer, is presently lodged in the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai filed an application stating that jail houses several gangsters and there is a threat … Continue reading Malegaon case: Mumbai court refuses to send Purohit to Army custody

77.55 lakh GSTIN registration done till July 18: Centre

AMN / NEW DELHI Centre on Friday said that over 77.55 lakh GSTIN registration have been done till 18th of this month. In GST registration, the supplier is allotted a 15-digit GST identification number called GSTIN. Registration of any business entity under the GST Law requires obtaining a unique number from the concerned tax authorities … Continue reading 77.55 lakh GSTIN registration done till July 18: Centre

29 IAF aircraft have crashed in five years : Govt

Twenty-nine aircraft of the Indian Air Force have crashed due to technical defects and human error over the last five years. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today, Minister of State for Defence, Subhash Bhamre, said every aircraft accident in the IAF is investigated by a Court of Inquiry (CoI) to ascertain the … Continue reading 29 IAF aircraft have crashed in five years : Govt

Bill to facilitate SBI merger with subsidiaries introduced in Lok Sabha

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley introduced the State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill 2017 in the Lok Sabha on Friday. It seeks to repeal the State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Act of 1959, the State Bank of Hyderabad Act, 1956 and to further amend the State Bank of India Act, 1955. The legislation seeks … Continue reading Bill to facilitate SBI merger with subsidiaries introduced in Lok Sabha

Notes in circulation at 85% of pre note-ban level: Govt

AMN Government on Friday said that notes in circulation are above 85 per cent of the pre-demonetisation levels and steps have been taken to accelerate remonetisation. Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said this in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. He said, as on 23rd of last month, the notes in … Continue reading Notes in circulation at 85% of pre note-ban level: Govt