BUSINESS AWAAZ

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

ED files fresh charge sheet against PNB scam accused Nirav Modi

Agencies/ New Delhi The Enforcement Directorate, ED, has filed a fresh charge sheet against PNB scam accused Nirav Modi under the anti-money laundering law, officials said on Monday. They said the charge sheet or the prosecution complaint has been filed before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act court in Mumbai. This is a supplementary … Continue reading ED files fresh charge sheet against PNB scam accused Nirav Modi

China imposes embargo on Canadian firm

WEB DESK   China has imposed a temporary ban on imports of canola from a major Canadian agribusiness firm. Observers suspect Beijing that it is meant to press Canada on the matter of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said on Wednesday that customs authorities took the measure following the discovery … Continue reading China imposes embargo on Canadian firm

Eight sectors expected to add over 10 crore jobs by 2025: CII

  AMN / NEW DELHI The Confederation of Indian Industry, CII on Thursday said the recent reforms ushered in by the government are creating new livelihoods across existing and emerging sectors, with eight segments of the economy alone expected to create over 10 crore jobs by 2025. The eight sectors that CII highlighted include retail, … Continue reading Eight sectors expected to add over 10 crore jobs by 2025: CII

Govt approves additional funds to Sugar Mills

AMN / NEW DELHI The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved additional funds to Sugar Mills amounting to two thousand 790 crore rupees. The approval of interest subvention will help in improving the liquidity of sugar mills by way of value addition to their revenues from the supply of ethanol under ethanol blended … Continue reading Govt approves additional funds to Sugar Mills

NCGG inks pact with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, IICA

  AMN / NEW DELHI A Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, was signed today between the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) and the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) to ensure better utilisation of infrastructure facilities during training programmes. Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, DARPG, K V Eapen and Director General and … Continue reading NCGG inks pact with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, IICA

Govt to provide financial assistance for marketing of agriculture products

  AMN / NEW DELHI The government has introduced a scheme for providing financial assistance for transport and marketing of agriculture products with a view to boosting export of farm commodities to certain countries in Europe and North America. Under the Transport and Marketing Assistance scheme, the government would reimburse a certain portion of freight … Continue reading Govt to provide financial assistance for marketing of agriculture products

AITAF demands restoration of previous system of ITC utilisation

By ADITYA RAJ DAS / NEW DELHI The All India Tax Advocates Forum (AITAF) has urged the Finance Minister to restore the procedural arrangement for set-off of the Input Tax Credit (ITC), that existed prior to the amendment of Section 49A of the GST Act, for the benefit of the small time manufacturers and traders. … Continue reading AITAF demands restoration of previous system of ITC utilisation

CAIT Holds Brainstorming Discussion on Draft Of E Commerce Policy

AMN / New Delhi The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) organised a Brainstorming conference in to gather views of all the stakeholders on the recently released draft of the E-Commerce Policy here today. CAIT which has been pushing the government to release the most awaited policy invited the suggestions of all the participants to … Continue reading CAIT Holds Brainstorming Discussion on Draft Of E Commerce Policy

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POLITICS

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani’s Seat

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani's Seat   File ph ...

Cong will not allow Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Rahul

AMN Congress President Rahul Gandhi has assured the people of the northeast region that the party will not al ...

PM Modi attacks Cong over dynastic politics; Rahul hits back

AMN / NEW DELHI As the elections for the Lok sabha getting momentum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launc ...

SPORTS

India wins 368 medals at Special Olympics World Summer Games

  India returned with 368 medals, including 85 gold, at the Special Olympics World Summer Games, held at ...

Global superstars to perform at Closing Ceremony for Special Olympics, Abu Dhabi

    Some of the biggest names in world music will perform at the spectacular Closing Ceremony ...

Prithviraj Tondaiman on course for final in ISSF Shotgun World Cup

  In shooting, India's Prithviraj Tondaiman shot two perfect rounds of 25, to stay on course for the m ...

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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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