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Jet Airways crisis: Minister asks aviation secy to hold emergency meeting

STAFFF REPORTER / NEW DELHI Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu today asked his Ministry Secretary to hold an emergency meeting on the grounding of flights by Jet Airways, and advance bookings, cancellation, refunds and safety issues. In a tweet, Mr Prabhu said he asked the Secretary to get a report on Jet compliance issues immediately … Continue reading Jet Airways crisis: Minister asks aviation secy to hold emergency meeting

GST council approves transition plan for new GST rates on residential properties

AMN GST council today approved a transition plan for new goods and services tax rates on residential properties under which developers of under-construction buildings may either opt to shift to the revised lower rates without input tax credit or stick to the previous rates. Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey told media that for housing projects … Continue reading GST council approves transition plan for new GST rates on residential properties

Anil Ambani Thanks Mukesh and Nita Ambani

Mukesh Ambani Bails Out Anil Ambani in Ericsson Payout Case Day Before SC Deadline AGENCIES / New Delhi Anil Ambani, chairman of the debt-ridden telecom firm Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom), thanked his elder brother Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd, and Nita Ambani for their help in paying dues to Swedish company Ericsson, which … Continue reading Anil Ambani Thanks Mukesh and Nita Ambani

India’s trade deficit narrows; exports up by 2.44%, imports decline by 5.4%

AMN India’s trade deficit narrowed in the month of February this year to 9.6 billion dollars. According to data released by the Commerce Ministry, the country’s exports grew by 2.44 per cent year-on-year to 26.67 billion dollar while imports declined by 5.4 per cent to 36.26 billion dollars. The exports grew on account of higher … Continue reading India’s trade deficit narrows; exports up by 2.44%, imports decline by 5.4%

RBI issues guidelines to prevent market abuse

The Reserve Bank of India has come out with guidelines to prevent misuse of price-sensitive information by participants in markets for financial instruments. The RBI said market participants, either acting independently or in collusion, shall not undertake any action with the intention to manipulate the calculation of a benchmark rate or a reference rate. The … Continue reading RBI issues guidelines to prevent market abuse

Door open for India to bring serious trade proposal to table: US

WEB DESK The US has said that the door is open if India is prepared to bring a serious proposal to the table to address the issues related to trade and market access. A senior State Department official said yesterday that the US is proud to be India’s largest export market and most important economic … Continue reading Door open for India to bring serious trade proposal to table: US

CAIT gives call to boycott Chinese goods

AMN / NEW DELHI While blocking declaration of Masood Azhar as global terrorist for the fourth time in UN Security Council and constantly helping Pakistan in all forms, the China has placed itself on the list of probable enemies for the national security of the Country which has made citizens and trading community in particular … Continue reading CAIT gives call to boycott Chinese goods

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal reserves order on Reliance Communications

AMN / NEW DELHI The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has reserved its order on a petition by Reliance Communications which has approached the tribunal seeking the release of income tax refunds to clear dues of Ericsson. Lenders of RCom opposed the plea, saying that it will lead to outgo of public money for settling … Continue reading National Company Law Appellate Tribunal reserves order on Reliance Communications

DGCA to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft with immediate effect

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation, DGCA has decided to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft with immediate effect. The decision comes in the wake of Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday in Addis Ababa killing all 157 people on board. Ministry of Civil Aviation informed about the decision through a series of tweets. It said … Continue reading DGCA to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft with immediate effect

RBI had warned govt against demonetisation, Reveals RTI

The share of the banned notes in the currency in circulation was about 86%, amounting to about Rs 15.41 trillion The minutes of the meeting were obtained under the RTI Act by activist Venkatesh Naik and hosted on the website of Commonwealth Human Right Initiative CHRI FILE PHOTO WEB DESK / NEW DELHI The Reserve Bank … Continue reading RBI had warned govt against demonetisation, Reveals RTI

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POLITICS

Mamata Dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to Compete With Her on Chanting Mantras

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J&K: Former IAS Shah Faesal launches political party

The new party has been named Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement and its dominant slogan would be Ab Hawa Ba ...

BJP’s Pramod Sawant to be sworn in as Goa CM today

2 Allies Get Deputy Posts     Panaji Former Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly and BJ ...

SPORTS

India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

Biratnagar (Nepal) A confident India is fully geared up to face Bangladesh in the semi final of the SAFF Wo ...

PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in ...

Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

In marathon, India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be he ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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