GST on 29 goods and 53 services reduced

AMN / NEW DELHI Goods and Services Tax Council today reduced the tax rate on 29 goods and 53 categories of services by bringing them in lower category. The new rates will be effective from 25th of this month. The GST rate on tailoring service has been reduced from 18 to 5 percent and tax … Continue reading GST on 29 goods and 53 services reduced

Swine flu spreading at alarming rate in Rajasthan

AMN / JAIPUR Swine flu (H1N1) is spreading at an alarming rate in Rajasthan as 28 new patients tested positive on Wednesday. In the last 18 days a total of 393 people have been tested positive for Swine flu and 25 patients died. Last month 416 positive cases were found and taking note of this, … Continue reading Swine flu spreading at alarming rate in Rajasthan

Ignoring dental health can cause complications

Poor dental health can also cause problems for the heart AMN A study has shown that persons with bad oral health have a high risk of developing cancers of lung, colon and pancreas. Those who are edentulous or lacking teeth – a sign of severe periodontitis – had an 80% increase in the risk of … Continue reading Ignoring dental health can cause complications

Sensex hits new high at 35,260.29 pts

Mumbai Markets continued their record- setting spree for the second straight day today.  The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday hit a fresh-record-high of 35,260.29, advancing by 178.47 points tracking global cues. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rallied by 28.45 points to 10,817. The sensex registered the day’s high … Continue reading Sensex hits new high at 35,260.29 pts

UNSC should step up pressure on Pak to change its behaviour: Nikki Haley

WEB DESK US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley has said, the UN Security Council should step up pressure on Pakistan to change its behaviour. Briefing media persons after returning from a UN Security Council visit to Afghanistan, she said, the Afghan government has asked the 15-member powerful wing of the world body to … Continue reading UNSC should step up pressure on Pak to change its behaviour: Nikki Haley

CBSE revises Class 12 exam date sheet

The changes has been done on the dates for the Physical Education examination. The Central Board of Secondary Education has revised and released CBSE Class 12th date sheet for the 2018 board exams. The new dates are available at CBSE website www.cbse.nic.in. The changes has been done on the dates for the Physical Education examination. … Continue reading CBSE revises Class 12 exam date sheet

Over 5,000 killed or injured in Yemen conflict: UNICEF

AMN The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said, more than 5,000 children have been killed or seriously wounded as a result of the conflict in Yemen. In a report, UNICEF said, over 11 million children need assistance. It called on the international community to work for the protection of children and an early end … Continue reading Over 5,000 killed or injured in Yemen conflict: UNICEF

Kazakhstan: 52 killed after bus catches fire in Aktau region

WEB DESK At least 52 people were killed after a bus they were travelling in caught fire in the Aktau region in Kazakhstan today. The Interior Ministry said in a statement that only 5 passengers managed to escape the vehicle. The statement said, it is still unclear whether the passengers were Kazakh nationals or citizens … Continue reading Kazakhstan: 52 killed after bus catches fire in Aktau region

18 children selected for National Bravery Awards, 2017

AMN Eighteen children have been selected for National Bravery Awards, 2017. The awardees include seven girls. Three of the awards will be given posthumously. The coveted Bharat Award will go to sixteen year old Kumari Nazia of Uttar Pradesh. She showed courage in collecting evidence against the illegal business of gambling and betting and passed … Continue reading 18 children selected for National Bravery Awards, 2017

Security forces giving befitting reply to Pak: BSF

AMN The Border Security Force (BSF) today said, security forces have been giving a befitting reply to every misadventure from Pakistan at the International Border and the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Talking to media persons in Jammu today, BSF Director General KK Sharma said, the situation along the LoC and International Border … Continue reading Security forces giving befitting reply to Pak: BSF