تین طلاقیں غیر آئینی ہیں، سپریم کورٹ کا فیصلہ

نیی دہلی سپریم کورٹ نے منگل کے روز مسلمانوں میں بیک وقت تین طلاقیں دینے کے شرعی قانون کو غیر آئینی قرار دے دیا ہے۔ مسلم خواتین کے لیے اس عدالتی فیصلے کو تاریخی فتح قرار دیا جا رہا ہے۔ اس متنازعہ شرعی قانون کے تحت مسلم شوہر اپنی بیوی کو محض تین بار لفظ … Continue reading تین طلاقیں غیر آئینی ہیں، سپریم کورٹ کا فیصلہ

Indian, Pakistan troops hold flag meeting in cordial atmosphere

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Amid the incident of numerous ceasefire violations and civilian casualties in recent months, Indian and Pakistan Army today held a Battalion Commander Level Flag Meeting at Chakan– Da – Bagh in Poonch Sector in cordial atmosphere. The Indian delegation highlighted abetment and support of Pakistan Army, to cross border terrorism, … Continue reading Indian, Pakistan troops hold flag meeting in cordial atmosphere

Ashwani Lohani appointed Chairman of Railway Board

AMN / NEW DELHI Ashwani Lohani will be the new Chairman of Railway Board, the appointment of Mr Lohani, an officer of the Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers, IRSME, was cleared by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet today. He is presently serving as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. He has previously … Continue reading Ashwani Lohani appointed Chairman of Railway Board

INX Media case : CBI questions Karti Chidambaram

CBI is questioning Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, in New Delhi following the Supreme Court directions in a matter relating to alleged irregularities in Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to INX Media in the year 2007. On August 18, the Supreme Court had directed Karti to appear before the … Continue reading INX Media case : CBI questions Karti Chidambaram

Cong demands SC-monitored probe into Srijan Scam

Asks resignation of Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi AMN / New Delhi The Congress today urged the Supreme court to take suo moto cognizance of the matter for a probe into Bihar multi crore Srijan scam. It also demanded the resignation of chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi to ensure an impartial … Continue reading Cong demands SC-monitored probe into Srijan Scam

Govt approves mechanism for mergers of Public Sector Banks

ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI The Union cabinet today approved a mechanism to oversee consolidation in the state-run banking sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.  Minister said that a ministerial panel will be set up to supervise merger proposals from banks’ boards, adding that the objective of the planned consolidation was to create strong … Continue reading Govt approves mechanism for mergers of Public Sector Banks

Cabinet approves “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana”

New Delhi /AMN The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the renaming of the new Central Sector Scheme – SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) as “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) ” for the period of 2016-20 coterminous with the 14th Finance … Continue reading Cabinet approves “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana”

Govt to set up commission to examine sub-categorization of OBCs

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Union Cabinet has approved setting up of a Commission to examine sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs). Briefing media here today, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, the decision is based on the recommendation of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). Mr Jaitley said, Parliamentary Standing Committee had also made similar … Continue reading Govt to set up commission to examine sub-categorization of OBCs

Govt clarify GST on selling of space for ad in print media

AMN / NEW DELHI Query has been raised regarding GST applicable on selling of space for advertisement in print media. Selling of space for advertisement in print media is leviable to GST @ 5%.If the advertisement agency works on principal to principal basis, that is, buys space from the newspaper and sells such space for … Continue reading Govt clarify GST on selling of space for ad in print media

OBC creamy layer ceiling hiked to Rs 8 lakh

AMN / New Delhi The government today raised the creamy layer ceiling for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to Rs eight lakh per annum from the current Rs six lakh for central government jobs. Addressing the press conference here, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, “The government has accepted the proposal of the Ministry of Social … Continue reading OBC creamy layer ceiling hiked to Rs 8 lakh