No VIP lounges at airports for Dera chief

New Delhi The government has withdrawn the special facility of using reserved VIP lounges at airports to Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim who is undergoing imprisonment for rape case. After the special CBI court convicted the Dera chief, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) wrote a letter to the Ministry of Civil Aviation and recommended … Continue reading No VIP lounges at airports for Dera chief

Nirmala Sitharaman is Defence Minister of India, Goel gets Railways

AMN / NEW DELHI BJP Leader from Tamil Nadu Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed as new Defence Minister of India. She is only the second woman to hold the post since former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Sitharaman, one of four ministers elevated to cabinet rank on Sunday, takes over from Jaitley who also holds the … Continue reading Nirmala Sitharaman is Defence Minister of India, Goel gets Railways

Hockey India sacks chief coach Roelant Oltmans

  Hockey India, HI, today sacked national coach Roelant Oltmans with immediate effect and made High Performance Director David John in charge of the national men’s team till a suitable replacement is found. The HI arrived at the decision after a three-day review meeting of its High Performance and Development Committee. He said there was … Continue reading Hockey India sacks chief coach Roelant Oltmans

Trump seeks nearly $8 billion from Congress for initial Harvey relief

  A day before President Donald Trump planned to visit the flood-devastated Houston area, he sent a letter to Congress, seeking nearly 8 billion dollar in aid for relief and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana. The request, considered just an initial Harvey relief package. Trump and first lady Melania Trump will today visit Houston … Continue reading Trump seeks nearly $8 billion from Congress for initial Harvey relief

Saudi Arabia made progress in tackling terrorism: King Salman

AMN Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Saturday said that the kingdom has made progress in eliminating terrorism aimed at attacking its holy sites. He was addressing dignitaries attending the yearly Muslim Hajj pilgrimage. Saudi Arabia, which stakes its reputation on its guardianship of Islam’s holiest sites and organising the Haj, has been hit by bombings … Continue reading Saudi Arabia made progress in tackling terrorism: King Salman

PM Modi highlights importance of two-nation visit in FB post

Prior to leaving for BRICS summit in China and bilateral visit to Myanmar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday highlighted the immense importance of both these visits. In a Facebook post, the Prime Minister has stressed that India continues to attach very high importance to the role of BRICS and on his eagerness to engage … Continue reading PM Modi highlights importance of two-nation visit in FB post

Bureaucrats to dominate PM Modi cabinet reshuffle today

  Andalib Akhter / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reshuffle his Council of Ministers today. The swearing-in ceremony of new ministers will take place at Rashtrapati Bhawan at 10:30 in the morning. Interestingly bureaucrats will dominate today’s rejig as two retiered IAS, one IFS and IPS is all set  to join the Modi … Continue reading Bureaucrats to dominate PM Modi cabinet reshuffle today

Modi’s Cabinet Reshuffle- An Analysis

Major boost to Women an eye on the 2019 elections By TN Ashok Keeping an eye on the 2019 elections and deliverables to the electorate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reshuffled his cabinet elevating four MOS to cabinet status and adding nine new faces including top bureaucrats while handling Defence to Nirmal Sitharaman, I&B to … Continue reading Modi’s Cabinet Reshuffle- An Analysis

2,400 tonnes of onion imported from Egypt to check prices: Govt

AMN Concerned over onion price rise, 2,400 tonnes of onions have been imported by private traders from Egypt to boost supply.The consumer affairs ministry is closely monitoring onion prices, which are ruling high in the range of Rs 40-50 per kg in most retail markets depending on the quality. Another shipment of 9,000 tonnes of … Continue reading 2,400 tonnes of onion imported from Egypt to check prices: Govt

‘जीएसटी – 3बी’ दाखिल न कर पाने वाले सभी करदाताओं के लिए विलंब शुल्क माफ किया गया

वस्‍तु एवं सेवा कर (जीएसटी) को 1 जुलाई, 2017 को लागू किया गया था। जुलाई 2017 के लिए जीएसटी के भुगतान की अंतिम तिथि 25 अगस्त, 2017 थी। जीएसटी का भुगतान केवल तभी पूरा हो पाता है जब देय कर की रकम को इलेक्ट्रॉनिक कैश/क्रेडिट लेजर (खाता-बही) से डेबिट (निकालना) कर लिया जाता है। अब … Continue reading ‘जीएसटी – 3बी’ दाखिल न कर पाने वाले सभी करदाताओं के लिए विलंब शुल्क माफ किया गया