Pakistan: 26 dead, 50 injured in blast near CM residence in Lahore

AMN A powerful suicide blast near residence-cum-office of Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore today killed 26 people, including policemen, and wounded more than 50 others. Police and Lahore Development Authority officials were busy in removing encroachments outside the Arfa Karim Tower, located near the CM’s Model Town residence, when a powerful blast … Continue reading Pakistan: 26 dead, 50 injured in blast near CM residence in Lahore

India’s strength lies in pluralism; says Prez Mukherjee in farewell speech

AMN / NEW DELHI President Pranab Mukherjee today reminded that India’s soul resides in pluralism and tolerance and the nation derives strength from tolerance. In his farewell address to the nation, the President said there were divergent strands in public discourse, but the essential prevalence of multiplicity of opinion cannot be denied. Expressing concern over … Continue reading India’s strength lies in pluralism; says Prez Mukherjee in farewell speech

Speaker suspends 6 Congress MPs from Lok Sabha

Our Correspondent /NEW DELHI Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today suspended six Congress Members from the House for five days for their ‘unparlimentary behaviour’. These members are – Gaurav Gogoi, K Suresh, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Ranjeet Ranjan, Sushmita Dev and M K Raghavan. These members were involved in unruly behaviour and tearing papers and throwing … Continue reading Speaker suspends 6 Congress MPs from Lok Sabha

GMR Aviation Academy joins hand with Rajiv Gandhi Aviation University

· Introduces 1st of its kind joint PG Diploma in Aviation/Airport Operations · One year PG diploma course to facilitate and promote professional aviation studies AMN / New Delhi GMR Aviation Academy (GMR AA), the Aviation/Airport Training arm of the GMR Group, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation … Continue reading GMR Aviation Academy joins hand with Rajiv Gandhi Aviation University

Issue of non-acceptance of coins raised in Rajya Sabha

  Bisheshwar Mishra / New Delhi Small coins of rupees one, two and five denominations were not being accepted by shopkeepers and even banks in many parts of the country, a Janta Dal (United) member Ali Anwar Ansari informed the Rajya Sabha today during zero hour. He said due to this poor people like daily … Continue reading Issue of non-acceptance of coins raised in Rajya Sabha

Impact of GST on Job Work

By M.K Gandhi / The concept of JOB WORK is now assuming greater importance in the taxation domain in the wake of introduction of the new taxation regime of the Goods and Service Tax (GST). The incidence of taxation on account of JOB WORK under the new tax regime of GST will have to be … Continue reading Impact of GST on Job Work

Rs. 1514.70 crore spent on conservation of river Yamuna

AMN Government today informed the Rajya sabha that the major reasons for high level of pollution in river Yamuna is inadequate flow, due to over extraction of surface and ground water and discharge of untreated effluent. Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Vijay Goel in a written reply in … Continue reading Rs. 1514.70 crore spent on conservation of river Yamuna

13,872 villages electrified till 30th June 2017

3,285 inaccessible villages electrified in various States across the country under Decentralized Distributed Generation Scheme NEW DELHI Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, informed that as per information provided by the States, 13,872 un-electrified census … Continue reading 13,872 villages electrified till 30th June 2017

UP govt withdraws order for separate lane for MPs, MLAs at toll plaza

AMN / Lucknow Following criticism over its order to provide separate lanes for MLAs and MPs at the toll plazas in the state, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has withdrawn the facility with immediate effect. In a new directive issued by state additional chief secretary and principal secretary (PWD) Sadakant today, the state government … Continue reading UP govt withdraws order for separate lane for MPs, MLAs at toll plaza

NIA arrests 6 separatists, Geelani’s son-in-law for funding terrorism

WEB DESK/ NEW DELH National Investigation Agency, NIA today arrested seven people including Altaf Ahmed Shah, the son-in-law of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, in connection with its probe into the funding of terror and subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley. Shah, popularly known as Altaf Fantoosh, was in the custody of the … Continue reading NIA arrests 6 separatists, Geelani’s son-in-law for funding terrorism