Archive for August, 2017

Kohli wins toss, elects to bat against Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

Colombo, Aug 31 (PTI) India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the fourth cricket One-day International, here today.

With the series already in pocket, India have made three changes to their playing XI. Young pacer Shardul Thakur will make his debut…

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Like to rotate genres, not interested in doing repetitive roles: Ajay Devgn

New Delhi August 31 (ANI): With films like ‘Singham’, ‘Gangaajal’, ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai’ and ‘Shivaay’ to his credit, Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn has proved to be an actor par excellence.

In his 25-career spanning over 25 years, the ‘Shivaay’ actor has tried his hands in all…

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I see convergence of GST tax rates in coming days: Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 31 :  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that he expected convergence of two Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates into one in the coming days, though ruling out a single rate of taxation under the new indirect tax regime.

“I see two standard rates converging into…

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Pak summons India’s DHC over ceasefire violations along LoC

Islamabad, Aug 31 (PTI) Pakistan today summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh over alleged “ceasefire violations” by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) which resulted in the killing of a civilian.

Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned Singh and “condemned the…

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CBI charges top Kerala CPI-M leader in RSS activist’s murder case

Kochi, Aug 31 : One of Kerala’s top CPI-M leaders, P. Jayarajan, already out on bail in the murder of an RSS activist, got a jolt on Thursday when the CBI charged him under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in the same case.

The CBI filed the second charge…

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Demonetisation has been 100 per cent successful: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi  August 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) leader Piyush Goyal has labelled demonetisation as a successful idea, lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘attack’ on black money.

Speaking to the media at the FICCI Business and Climate Summit, Goyal reiterated that people possessing black money would not be…

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Modi, Swiss prez hold talks on bilateral, regional, global issues

New Delhi, Aug 31 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Swiss President Doris Leuthard today held extensive talks on bilateral, regional and international issues and also discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation in combating tax evasion and black money.

Modi thanked the visiting dignitary for her country’s support for…

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In a U-turn, CBSE allows sale of stationery inside school premises

New Delhi Aug 31 : In a reversal of its April order, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has now allowed affiliated schools to sell “stationery and other materials required by students,” from shops within their compounds.

The circular issued to all heads of the schools last Friday stated that…

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