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The person in question will have to disclose offshore investments under the RBI approved liberalised remittance scheme and his expenses abroad.
Tribal Diaries would help the tribals living in remote corners of any state to put their stories through videos on the simple mobile app.
Congress has decided to take a leaf out of Rahul Gandhi’s Dalit mission in UP and replicate it in the 294 reserved constituencies of the six election-bound states.
As per Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, every BS-III emission compliant motor vehicle needs to go for a pollution test every three months.
Bihar’s ODF coverage as on date is just 29%, up marginally from 22% on October 2, 2014 when the programme began with a 5-year deadline and is at half-way stage.
BJP avoiding 2013 repeat when Yeddy set up KJP while Sriramulu split further votes with BSR Congress.
BJP national president Amit Shah intervened for the first time in January to arrest the factional fight in party’s Karnataka unit.
The BJP central leadership cracked the whip on the two warring factions of the state unit by sacking four party vice presidents on Sunday.Those sacked are MLC M?B?Bhanuprakash and former MLA Nirmal Kumar Surana (K S Eshwarappa camp), and Raitha Morcha vice president M P Renukacharya and BJP?spokesperson G Madhusudhan (B?S?Yeddyurappa camp). Now, the rivals want direct intervention of senior leaders like BJP national president Amit Shah to resolve the crisis. Bhanuprakash and Surana, for their part, claim to be old-timers who are trying to save the party. The sacking orders were i
BJP senior leader K?S?Eshwarappa said on Sunday that he wants the party to revoke the suspension of Bhanuprakash and Nirmal Kumar Surana as vice-presidents. Eshwarappa, speaking to reporters in Mathur village, Shivamogga district, said, “It hurts to see how those who have worked hard for the organisation and the party are being treated. If this is the plight of those who have worked hard for the organisation, what will be the fate of ordinary workers in the party?”He said he would request the party’s national president Amit Shah and Muralidhar Rao, general secretary in charge of Karn
P Muralidhar Rao, BJP general secretary in charge of Karnataka, on Sunday said action would be taken against leaders issuing ‘street statements’ that are denting the image of the party. Speaking to reporters here, Rao said all issues would have to be resolved within the party forums.While saying so, Rao left Bengaluru, without giving any hint on whether the party would take action against former chief minister B?S?Yeddyurappa and his bête noire K?S?Eshwarappa. On April 27, Yeddyurappa had directly blamed RSS?leader B?L?Santhosh for the rift in the party. On the same day, Esh
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday suggested a multilateral dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue to ensure peace in the region.Erdogen, who arrived here on a two-day state visit, also favoured India’s bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group besides that of Pakistan, saying India should not have objection to it.“We should not allow more casualties to occur (in Kashmir). By having a multilateral dialogue, (in which) we can be involved, we can seek ways to settle the issue once and for all,” he told a news channel in an interview.The Turkish leader said that it is i
The much-awaited Real Estate Act comes into force on Monday. However, only 13 states and Union Territories have so far notified rules under the Act which, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said, will enable only regulation of the sector and not “strangulation”.The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act promises to bring in the much-desired transparency, accountability and efficiency in real estate sector and the government has described the implementation of the Act as the beginning of an era where the consumer is king.The government has brought in the legislation to protect home buyers
Down and out last season, Aizawl FC scripted a dream success story in Indian football on Sunday, becoming the first team from North-East to win the I-League crown.In Shillong, they needed a draw in the final league match against local team Lajong to win the crown and they achieved just that, holding the hosts 1-1 in an intense encounter. An early goal from Lajong’s Dipanda Dika (9th minute) looked like spoiling Aizawl’s party. But William Lalnunfela’s 67th minute strike meant Aizawl played themselves into the annals of Indian football by landing the crown.It was not long ago that Aizaw
What would you generally gift a newlymarried couple? A Madhya Pradesh minister has gifted ‘mogris’ — wooden bats used to wash clothes — to nearly 700 brides, and advised them to use it on their husbands if they turn alcoholic or harass them.The gifted ‘mogri’ bears a message ‘sharabiyon ke sutara hetu bhent, police nahi bolegi’ (gift for beating drunkards, police will not intervene).Gopal Bhargava, the state minister of panchayati raj and rural development, gifted the bats during a mass marriage ceremony on Saturday in his home town Garhakota in Sagar district.“Whenever I v
A powerful panel of parliamentarians has demanded an inquiry against the Department of Space for favouring private companies like Tata Sky in allocating transponders in INSAT and GSAT satellites.Even though the irregularities committed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) were first red-flagged by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) a year ago, the space agency has not yet launched any internal probe, as sought by the PAC.The activities against which the probe was sought took place more than 12 years ago when direct-to-home (DTH) satellite services were brought to India by several
Indians hoping to work in Australia say immigration changes have ruined their dreams, reports Sanjoy Majumder.
Goals from Tom Carson and Alan Forsyth help Great Britain to a 2-2 draw with India in their opening Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match in Ipoh.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today suggested a multilateral dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue to ensure peace in the region. Erdogan, who arrived here this evening ahead of talks with Prime Minister Narendra...
Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s close business aide Aamir Abdul Mannan Gazdar, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case against Naik and Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), has made a shocking..
After waiving loans of farmers, the Uttar Pradesh government is contemplating forgoing loans upto Rs 1 lakh of the differently-abled or 'Divyangs'. "Like farmers' loan waiver scheme, the government is going to waive loans upto Rs.
Cracking down on warring factions in the BJP's Karnataka unit, the central leadership of the party has relieved two office bearers each from the state President B S Yeddyurappa and senior leader K S Eshwarappa...
US President Donald Trump said in an interview published on Sunday that his position in White House has affected his family life, adding that his wife Melania Trump has been "terribly abused by the press". "There...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme "Mann Ki Baat" where he spoke on a range of issues, from climate change to VIP culture. Talking about the VIP culture,...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday denied any rift with senior leader Kumar Vishwas after an AAP MLA accused the latter of trying to break the party at the BJP's behest. Aam Aadmi Party MLA...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday denied any rift with senior leader Kumar Vishwas after an AAP MLA accused the latter of trying to break the party at the BJP's behest.
Sensex closed below 30,000 point for the week but it has been rallying positively for some time on account of political stability and sustained economic reforms by the Narendra Modi government.
David Warner hammered 126 off 59 balls as Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 48 runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
Sandeep Sharma grabbed 4/20 from his four overs while Martin Guptill hammered an unbeaten 27-ball 50 to help Punjab hammer Delhi by 10 wickets in Mohali.
Pakistan's Army Chief said his country will always stand by Kashmiris in their struggle for the right of self-determination and recourse to basic human rights.
Aizawl/Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Hours before they scripted history by winning the I-League, Aizawl FC on Sunday had lodged a complaint with the All India Football Federation protesting against posting of all four match officials from West Bengal for their crucial game against Shillong Lajong Football Club. With Bengal soccer side Mohun Bagan also in the title race, and scheduled to play their last match at home against Chennai FC around the same time (7 p.m.) on Sunday, Aizawl had a few days back written to the country's apex soccer body to ensure that match officials from Bengal and the northeast were not given charge for any of the two games.
Shillong, April 30 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel congratulated Aizawl FC for creating history on Sunday by becoming the first club from the northeast to win the I-League. Aizawl rode on a second half strike from William Lalnunfela to hold Shillong Lajong FC to a 1-1 draw here. "Aizawl FC's triumph unfurls a new chapter in Indian football history.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday arrived in New Delhi on two day visit to strengthen the relations between the two countries. President Erdogan is expected to meet his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and the two will discuss ways to improve bilateral and economic ties. His meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be crucial in view of the crisis in Syria and support for India's membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) With market regulator Sebi raising the ceiling for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in government debt, FII investment into Indian equities and bonds in April touched a massive $3.5 billion in April. FII investments in the Indian capital market in March hit a record high in about 15 years. In February, FIIs had made a net investment of Rs 15,862 crore in equity and debt markets.
The research states that chocolate sales in India consumed 228,000 tonnes of chocolate in 2016. The research conducted by London-based global market firm Mintel. India consumed 228,000 tonnes worth of chocolate in 2016. India's chocolate confectionery market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.6 per cent from 2016 to 2020.
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Popular but reclusive Goan artist Vamona Navelcar's painting of Portugal's most popular poet Fernando Pessoa, will be Goa's gift to Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa when he graces the 30th anniversary celebrations of Lisbon's Casa de Goa. Navelcar and the Portuguese Premier's father Orlando, an accomplished writer and poet himself, have shared a common passion for Pessoa, says Goa-based Marius Fernandes who is organising an art festival to celebrate the works of the 87-year-old Goan artist.
A State Bank of India (SBI) ATM in Madhya Pradesh's Morena on Sunday dispensed four Rs 500 notes without Mahatma Gandhi's image on it. The person ran from pillar to post in bank to get the fake notes exchanged but to no avail. Expressing his sorrow, he said that he withdrew Rs 40, 000 and out of all he got four Rs 500 notes which the bank refused to accept, saying they cannot do anything. This is not the first incident since demonetisation when an ATM dispensed notes which are either fake or without serial numbers.
Data collated by Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) showed that during the last financial year, sales of village industries produce, or Gramodyog, grew 24% to just a shade under Rs 50,000 crore. Meanwhile, khadi products notched up sales of Rs 2,005 crore, up 33% from Rs 1,635 crore in 2015-16.
A spanking century from skipper David Warner played a pivotal role in Sunrisers Hyderabad beating table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders by 48 runs to further consolidate their play-off chances.
In his complaint, the MP has claimed that a woman had sought some help from him and asked him to accompany her to a house in Ghaziabad, where he was given sedatives mixed in a soft drink. The MP passed out. He realized he had been trapped when he regained his senses.
44 guns- many sophisticated foreign-made weapons- 50,000 cartridges, leopard and blackbuck skins, eight deer skulls with antlers, other animal parts and 117.5 kg of meat, presumably of nilgai, were seized from the Colonel's house.
Over the last week, Congress dropped two key general secretaries from the AICC, Gurudas Kamat and Madhusudan Mistry, while majorly trimming the portfolios of the high-profile Digvijay Singh. All three are seen as Gandhi loyalists, with Singh and Mistry in particular seen as part of Rahul’s team.
States such as Odisha and Bihar have notified rules that are completely in sync with the one notified by the Centre. In contrast, rules put forward by states have diluted many provisions, keeping most of ongoing projects outside the ambit of the law that would come into effect from Monday.
Hasan Minhaj asked the question himself when he hosted the White House Correspondents' Association dinner Saturday night: "Who would have thought, with everything going on in the country right now,...
The Maoists/Naxals are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their insurgency in the forests of Dandakaranya.
I do not know what prompted the Bar Association of J&K to approach the Supreme Court for a ban on the use of pellet guns in Kashmir. I am not even privy to the arguments it put fourth for imposing...
When President Donald Trump announced his hotline for victims of immigration crimes to a joint session of Congress, he got loud boos and groans from the assembled elected officials, worried about...
Today Maharashtra will celebrate the 57 years of its formation. The state was formed on May 1, 1960. Each year Maharashtra Day is commemorated by a parade at Shivaji Park in Dadar where the Governor...
Gujarat also referred as the 'Jewel of Western India' was known to the ancient Greeks. It was one of the main centres of the Indus Valley Civilization. This year on May 1st Gujarat completes 50 years....
"We have always attempted to move ahead with the concept of sabka sath, sabka vikas," Modi said in his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat.
Swashbuckling opener David Warner butchered the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers with a whirlwind century to power Sunrisers Hyderabad to a convincing 48-run victory, in their Indian Premier League match, in Hyderabad, on Sunday.
Baahubali: The Conclusion doesn't enlarge the scope of the first picture or deepen its meaning, feels Sreehari Nair.
In one of the biggest achievements in Indian football history, unheralded Aizawl FC on Sunday lifted the I-League crown after they held Shillong Lajong 1-1 in a tense match in Shillong.
Suspected militants tonight shot at and injured a person in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the police said.At about 21:25 hours, unidentified militants fired at and injured Nisar Ahmad Mir near his...
More than 30 Kashmiri Muslim youth will be part of the BJP’s expansion drive across the country for six months, party president Amit Shah said on Sunday, terming it an “encouraging development” for th...
The Madras High Court has made it clear that forcing a temple elephant to bless people for a fee is nothing but begging and had observed that such exploitation of captive animals cannot be permitted.
After being range-bound in the first half of the month, MCX-Silver plummeted over 7 per cent in the last two weeks. Immediate support is at ?39,000. A break below it can take the contract lower to ?38...
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Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 29 (ANI): Additional Sessions Judge Om Prakash Mishra who granted bail to the rape accused Samajwadi Party leader and former minister Gayatri Prajapati was suspended on Friday. According to reports, Justice Sudhir Agarwal will conduct the probe against the judge. The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday stayed the bail given to Prajapati in a rape case by a local court.
Madrid's Anti-Doping Laboratory was reinstated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Friday, more than a year after it was suspended. The suspension, which followed WADA's declaration last March that the Spanish Anti-Doping Agency (AEPSAD) was non-compliant, prohibited the lab from carrying out any WADA-related anti-doping activities. AEPSAD, which had missed a deadline for required changes to its drug-testing procedures, was removed from the non-compliant list early last month and an inspection of the Madrid lab followed on March 23-24.
New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI): Direct Create, a collaboration-based community platform built to rapidly scale the handmade sector on Friday announced its plans to bring in an additional 1000 makers along with a count of over 200 designers in the coming quarter. From exquisitely crafted textiles and apparel to wooden furniture or hand printed toys, Direct Create is connecting with the makers and designers to build India's first online community of creators who can seamlessly work online and offline. Direct Create is targeting areas like Sanganer, Kota, Barmer and Sikar from Rajasthan, Benaras, Nizamabad, Moradabad, Bhadoi and Firozabad from Uttar Pradesh and Bastar, Chanderi, Bagh, Maheshwar, Dhokra and Bhil from Madhya Pradesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil translated volumes of Vachana, penned by 12th century social reformer Basavanna and other saints in 23 Indian languages, on the social reformer's birth anniversary on 29 April. The Prime Minister will also release the digital version of the work at the first ever celebration of Basava Jayanthi at the national level in New Delhi. Vachana is a prosaic form well known in the Kannada literature which propagates values of universal brotherhood.
Chhota Shakeel reportedly deniesUnderworld don Dawood Ibrahim has suffered a massive heart attack and his condition remains very critical, say media reports. According to CNN-News 18 report, Dawood was admitted to a Karachi hospital and put on a ventilator as his condition remained very critical. Dawood's long-time aide Chhota Shakeel has reportedly refuted any rumours that the 61-year-old gangster has died. Talking to The Times of India over the phone from Karachi, Shakeel said all the reports are plain wrong. "Listening to my voice, do you think any such thing has happened?
Late chief minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa's former driver Kanakaraj was found dead in the Salem district of Tamil Nadu. Kanakaraj, who was killed in a road accident, was the prime suspect in the Kodanad Estate murder that took place on Monday. Om Bahadur, 41, was found murdered, while another man named Krishna Bahadur suffered serious injuries in the attack, the Hindu reported.
Real Madrid are the only team who have stopped Atletico Madrid adding a Champions League triumph to their achievements under Diego Simeone and for the fourth year running the Rojiblancos' illustrious neighbours block their path to European glory.
In a letter sent to the Principal secretary of the Department of Law, Delhi government on April 24, the management of district courts asked for the approval to procure 674 heat convectors, worth Rs 20 lakh, by July this year
Accused, in his mid-30s and a labourer by profession, raped a 7-year-old relative during a family wedding on the outskirts of Delhi
After Nifty's 9300 run, benchmark indices may see consolidation, profit booking amid higher valuations
The move is the latest by the Indian government in a crackdown on groups that receive money from outside the country.
Research shows that the ratio of females to males is steadily dropping, despite gains in education and income levels, which experts say points to sex selection.
He was held as part of extradition proceedings that could lead to him being sent back to India, which he fled over a year ago under an avalanche of unpaid bills and accusations of fraud.
Video showing the man apparently being used as a human shield heightened tensions with Kashmir’s separatist movement, which has repeatedly called for election boycotts.
In many ways, Aizawl scorer William Lalnufela’s story is the wonderful parable of Mizoram’s football revolution.
As many as 15,000 parents are registered with its portal while there are just 1,800-2,000 children in its adoption pool.
Carrying forward the message of liquor ban in the state in a phased manner, Madhya Pradesh panchayat and rural development minister Gopal Bhargav gifted 700-odd brides a gift for the larger social cau
A decision to this effect was taken at a State Organising Committee meeting of the CPI (M) held at Port Blair recently at Port Blair.
The panel pointed out that the previous administration unfairly took action against certain people while sparing others for similar offences.
Party leader Ahmed Patel today accused the state government of giving a "preferential treatment" to corporate houses over tribals in allocation of water of Narmada river.
Mere raising the slogan of "gau mata ki jai" will not do and people will have to step forward for the cause of cow protection, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived here on Sunday and will hold wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow on key bilateral and regional issues, including India's NSG membership bid and ways to stren
In a fresh blow to ousted AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran the Delhi Crime Branch has recovered his five bank accounts from Chennai through which transactions of huge amount have been carried out.
The Indian Navy chief and senior commanders will come together to discuss the navy`s activities of the last six months at a Naval Commanders` Conference here during May 2-5, said an official release.
The Election Commission will soon ask the government to disqualify for up to 5 years candidates listed in chargesheets for bribing voters.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah inaugurated Nanaji Deshmukh librarya library and e-library in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
Economic ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism are expected to dominate the bilateral talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will have here on Monday.