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June 30, 2017

Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Venkaiah Naidu and Nitin Gadkari along with other experts and economists to speak at the event to be held at Taj Mansingh on 30thJune. New Delhi,June 30th, 2017: India Today Television is holding a special conclave on the upcoming new tax regime, to be held at Hotel Taj Mansinghon Friday(June 30th).Get Set GST -Midnig...

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Man accused of carrying beef, killed in Jharkhand

June 29, 2017

RANCHI: A man accused of carrying beef was beaten to death on Thursday in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district. Police sources said Alimuddin alias Asgar Ansari was carrying the "banned meat" in a Maruti van. A group of people stopped him near Bajartand village and brutally attacked him, the sources said. His van was set on fire too. Police personnel r...

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Vice Presidential Elections to be Held on 5 August

June 29, 2017

NEW DELHI: The elections for the post of the Vice President of India will be held on 5 August, the Election Commission announced on 29 June. Addressing the press, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said that votes will also be counted on the same day. The last date for filing nomination is 18 July and the papers will be scrutinised on 19 J...

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GST will not affect textile business: Khattar

June 28, 2017

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said the advent of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is not going to adversely affect the textile business. "Textile has been placed in the slab of 5 per cent under the GST. Presently, there is an embedded tax of central excise duties of 3.38 per cent and 2.8 per cent of VAT on cotton yar...

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Drunk drivers are like suicide bombers: Court

June 28, 2017

NEW DELHI: Drunken drivers are no less than "suicide bombers", a sessions court has said while refusing to show leniency to such a person by upholding his five-day jail term. "Drunken driving is not just a prescribed offence but even a severe social menace. A person driving vehicle after consumption of liquor puts not only his own life to risk but...

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Not single taint on my govt in three years: Narendra Modi

June 26, 2017

WASHINGTON: Highlighting his achievements in rooting out corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there has been "not even one taint or blot" on his government in the past three years. Modi said corruption was the main reason why governments in India were voted out in the past. "Indians hate corruption," he told the nearly 600 Indian-Am...

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Snakebite kills 3 members of a family

June 26, 2017

AGARTALA: Three members of a family, including a child, died of snakebite in Tripura, police said here on Monday. A snake bit Kamal Krishna Tripura, 27, and his wife and two-years-old daughter on Sunday night when they were sleeping at their home at Gandachara," a police official said. He said that the villagers killed the snake and took the vict...

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Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

June 26, 2017

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and wished the spirit of peace and brotherhood may prevail. "Eid-ul-Fitr greetings! May this auspicious day further the spirit of peace and brotherhood in our society," Modi said in a tweet here on Sunday night. Eid-ul-Fitr translates as "the festival of br...

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Modi leaves for three-nation tour

June 24, 2017

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for Portugal, the first-leg of his three-nation tour that will also take him to the US and Netherlands. “PM @narendramodi emplaned for Portugal, after which he shall visit USA and Netherlands for important bilateral visits,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) wrote on Twitte...

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Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

June 23, 2017

NEW DELHI: NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination for the July 17 election here on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of NDA-ruled states. He submitted the papers at Parliament house accompanied by leaders of political parties who are backing him. ...

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