Govt waives off late payment fees for delayed filing of GST returns

  AMN / NEW DELHI The government has waived late payment fees for delayed filing of Goods and Services Tax returns and allowed businesses to correct errors in the initial form while submitting final returns by 5th September. In a circular, the finance ministry said late fee for all taxpayers who could not file GSTR … Continue reading Govt waives off late payment fees for delayed filing of GST returns

Dr Kafeel Khan of BRD hospital in Gorakhpur arrested

The UP Police today apprehended Dr Kafeel Khan from Gorakhpur who was removed from his post in the state-run BRD hospital after 30 children died there in two days last month. For Police it is a major breakthrough as Khan was the nodal officer of the 100-bed AES ward at the state-run Baba Raghav Das … Continue reading Dr Kafeel Khan of BRD hospital in Gorakhpur arrested

Flood situation improving in Bihar

The flood situation is fast improving in Bihar with no fresh casualty in the past 24 hours and the number of relief camps reduced to half at 54. The toll in this year stands at 514 for the past three days. The water level is receding at several places. More than 1.7 crore people spread … Continue reading Flood situation improving in Bihar

Ahmedabad gets status of India’s first World Heritage City by UNESCO

  The commercial capital of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, has been formally accorded the status of India’s first World Heritage City by UNESCO. UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova handed over the certificate declaring Ahmedabad as a ‘World Heritage City’ to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in Gandhinagar on Friday. Speaking after receiving the certificate, the Gujarat Chief … Continue reading Ahmedabad gets status of India’s first World Heritage City by UNESCO

U.S. orders closure of Russian consulate, annexes

The United States has asked Russia to close down its consulate situated in San Francisco as well as its buildings in Washington and New York which house trade missions, the State Department said on Thursday. The decision came in retaliation for Moscow cutting the U.S. diplomatic presence in Russia. The statement was the newest in … Continue reading U.S. orders closure of Russian consulate, annexes

Eid-ul-Azha / Baqraeed celebrated across India

AMN The festival of sacrifice, Eid-ul-Azha or Baqraeed is being celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in various parts of the country today. The faithful offered Eid prayers in Eidgahs and mosques. In Delhi, main Eid congregations was held at Jama Masjid, Fatehpuri mosque and Shahi Eidgah. Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated to commemorate the willingness of … Continue reading Eid-ul-Azha / Baqraeed celebrated across India

Death toll in Myanmar violence rises to 400 amid Rohingya Muslims exodus

Plight of the ethnic minority group drawn international criticism   WEB DESK / AMN More than 30,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh as communal violence rages in Myanmar’s northwest Rakhine state. Tens of thousands remain stuck in a no-man’s-land at the border. Around 400 people are reported to have died in communal violence that … Continue reading Death toll in Myanmar violence rises to 400 amid Rohingya Muslims exodus

Hurricane Harvey: Search on for survivors; Trump requests aid

WEB DESK Rescuers searched through flooded neighborhoods across southeastern Texas yesterday for people stranded by Hurricane Harvey’s deluge. President Donald Trump asks Congress for 7.85 billion dollar in federal disaster relief. Southeast Texas residents emerged by the thousands from shelters, motels and friends’ houses to return to flood-damaged homes, others remained in the grip of … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey: Search on for survivors; Trump requests aid

RSS backs Govt on GST, Demonitisation, Kashmir

AMN / MATHURA Three days Coordination meet of RSS Parcharak in Mathura extensivly discussed the impending reshuffle in Union Council of Ministers and internal security issues on the first day of the deliberation. The first day of long coordination meet RSS pracharaks supported government on issues like GST and Demonetization. RSS also hailed the Kashmir … Continue reading RSS backs Govt on GST, Demonitisation, Kashmir

Russia accuses US of violating diplomats’ immunity

WEB DESK Russia has accused the US authorities of threatening the security of country’s citizens and violating its diplomats’ immunity with a planned FBI search of the San Francisco consulate. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement that the demands of the US authorities create a direct threat to the security of Russian … Continue reading Russia accuses US of violating diplomats’ immunity