Saturday , 22 July 2017

National News

Deepening ties with US India’s priority: Pranab

IANS NEW DELHI Extending his greetings to the US on their Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said India “attaches high priority” to further expanding and deepening relations with the “world’s oldest democracy”. The US celebrates its Independence Day on July 4. Mukherjee said in a message to US President Donald Trump: “The strategic partnership between our two nations ... Read More »

Govt to soon come out with fresh norms for disability pension

NEW DELHI: The government has decided to remove existing “anomalies” and come out with a specific percentage-based system for granting disability pensions to Army, Navy and Air Force personnel sustaining injuries in the line of duty. Please like & share: Read More »

Aadhaar centres only at govt premises from September

NEW DELHI: Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI has asked states to ensure that all enrolments, even those by private agencies, shift to government or municipal premises from external sites by September this year. Please like & share: Read More »

UIDAI has said the process of shifting enrolment operations to such centres should be completed by August 31, 2017.

When contacted, Pandey confirmed this saying the enrolment centres will have to shift from private locations into government premises such as district collectorates, zila parishad offices or municipal offices. Please like & share: Read More »

Pakistan seeks time on sending blast witnesses to India

NEW DELHI: Pakistan has sought four more months from India for a decision on producing 13 witnesses before a special Haryana court which is trying the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts case in which 68 people were killed. Please like & share: Read More »

India pushes troops in Doka La in longest impasse since 1962

NEW DELHI: India has pushed in more troops in a “non-combative mode” to strengthen its position in an area near Sikkim, where its soldiers have been locked in a standoff with Chinese troops for almost a month now in what has been the longest such impasse between the two armies since 1962. Please like & share: Read More »

Automakers, retailers lure customers with discounts

REUTERS   MUMBAI Some of India’s biggest automakers and retailers announced price cuts on Saturday as Asia’s third-largest economy switched to a new nationwide sales tax at the stroke of midnight, replacing a host of provincial and national levies. The goods and services tax, India’s biggest tax reform in the 70 years since the Independence from British colonial rule, unifies ... Read More »

GST a tribute to maturity, wisdom of India’s democracy: President

IANS   NEW DELHI President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that introduction of GST was a “momentous event” for the nation and “a tribute to the maturity and wisdom of India’s democracy” while pointing out that the success of major changes always depends on their effective implementation. Mukherjee also said in coming months, based on the experience of actual implementation, ... Read More »

Govt notifies GST identification number rules

IANS   NEW DELHI The government has notified the rules related to Registration and Composition Scheme of Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) that came into effect from June 22, 2017. The intent of notifying these rules is to start the process of issue of registration certificate, GSTIN, to taxpayers who have already been issued provisional ID for registration ... Read More »

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