Archive for October 7th, 2017

‘Government failed to address structural issues of GST reform’

New Delhi, Oct 7:  The Congress on Saturday welcomed the measures announced by the Narendra Modi government to ease concerns over the Goods and Services Tax as “interim relief to certain sections” but accused it of failing to address structural issues of GST reform.

“We welcome the interim relief… The…

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Chirag will be next LJP chief: Paswan

Patna, Oct 7 :  Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and union minister Ram Vilas Paswan has declared that his only son Chirag Paswan will succeed him as the party leader.

“After me, Chirag Paswan will head the LJP. Chirag has the capability to lead the party,” the Union Minister for Consumer…

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Contenders France eye winning start against New Caledonia

Guwahati, Oct 7 (PTI) France will look to replicate their European Championships success on the global stage as they kick off their campaign in the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a game against debutants New Caledonia here tomorrow.

A formidable force in international football, France are not among the…

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Filmmaker Kundan Shah is dead

Mumbai, Oct 7 (PTI) Veteran director Kundan Shah, best known for the dark comedy “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro”, died at his home early today, family sources said. He was 69.

Shah passed away after suffering a heart attack, sources close to the family told PTI.

He had studied direction at…

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Education fulcrum of our engagement with Ethiopia: Kovind

Addis Ababa, Oct 7:  Describing India as Ethiopia’s long-distance running partner, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said cooperation in education has been the fulcrum of engagement between the two countries.

The President was addressing the academic and student community at Addis Ababa University, the oldest university in…

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Absence of Job creation will haunt Modi Govt. In 2019

Ten million new jobs were promised in five years at the height of Mr. Narendra Modi’s election campaign in 2013 and 2014. It was too good; it appeared to be incredible. But the promises were repeated vigorously alongside the narrative of crass corruption and scam upon scam in the…

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Royal Fables season nine flags off

New Delhi, Oct 7:  Royal Fables, a heritage platform that promotes regal, royal India in all its glory, unveiled season nine here.

It starts in the Capital on Friday and will go on till Saturday.

In association with Diacolor, Royal Fables will present craft oeuvres of 25 leading palace studios…

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Silence no longer strength, feared words would be misconstrued: Hrithik

Mumbai, Oct 7:  Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, who has come out with his side of the story on the row with actress Kangana Ranaut, says not only did he fear his words would be misconstrued, but felt his prolonged silence on the issue was becoming his weakness.

Hrithik on Thursday…

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Discussion on economy good for democracy: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 7 :  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that the ongoing discussion on management of economy was good for democracy and noted that there will be some initial hiccups in the process of any transformation.

Naidu, who inaugurated the International Conference on Technological Advancements in Railway…

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