Archive for November 6th, 2017

Capture the pre-wedding excitement amidst these picturesque spots!

New Delhi  November 6 (ANI): The wedding season has just kicked in, with preparations in full swing. Weddings can be a tiresome affair, with a plethora of arrangements to be made, right from a wardrobe makeover to assorting gifts.

With all the festive fervor in the air, it becomes equally…

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Farmers can be paid Rs 2 lakh in cash: CBDT

Bhopal, Nov 6:  Traders can pay farmers up to Rs 2 lakh in cash against the purchase of their wheat produce notwithstanding income tax rules, the Central Board of Direct Taxes has said.

The move comes due to disaffection among farmers as they were not being paid even Rs 50…

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Opposition to linkage of Aadhaar with Mobile phones & Bank accounts growing

Aadhaar is becoming a fiercely contested affair. As the BJP-led NDA government strives to make Aadhaar all-encompassing, resistance against it is growing ever more.

The latest to hop on the bandwagon of opponents to the mandatory linking of  Aadhaar card to government schemes and various other services such…

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Airtel warns to end support to ADHM over air pollution

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Monday threatened to discontinue its decade-long alliance with the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) in the future if the rising concerns of air pollution in the capital are not immediately addressed.

“We have received a lot of feedback…

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China angry over Sitharaman’s visit to Arunachal

Beijing, Nov 6 : China on Monday reacted angrily to Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying the visit to the “disputed” region will not be conducive to peace on the border.
“As to the visit by the Indian Defence Minister to Arunachal Pradesh, we must be…

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People are shifting towards digital transaction, says Jaitley

New Delhi, Nov 6 (PTI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today that dealing in cash has a cost and a clear trend is emerging in the country which shows a shift towards digital transactions.

“Excessive dependence on cash has its cost. It is not just cost but it is a…

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Equity indices close flat; Sensex, Nifty’s new intra-day highs

Mumbai, Nov 6 :  Key Indian equity indices — the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 — provisionally closed on a flat note on Monday after touching fresh highs during the intra-day trade.

The broader Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange was down 0.70 points, or 0.01 per cent, to…

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Media must maintain credibility, introspect: Modi

Chennai, Nov 6 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the media to make an extra effort to maintain credibility and do introspection to bring forth reforms within.
Participating in the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the mass circulated Tamil daily ‘Dina Thanthi’, he also urged the media to shift its…

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Big B seeks freedom, peace from prominence in an emotional blog post

New Delhi  November 6 (ANI): Amitabh Bachchan, the megastar of Bollywood, who is quite active on social media, revealed that he only seeks freedom and peace from prominence, which has seen him face allegations in the Panama Papers case and Bofors scandal.

In his most recent blog post, the 72…

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Wherever Cong. forms government, development vanishes: Rajnath Singh

Kunihar (Himachal Pradesh)  November 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday targetted the Congress in his assessment of Himachal Pradesh’s development, and said that a state’s development vanishes wherever the Congress forms the government.

“Wherever the Congress forms the government, development vanishes,” Singh said, in a…

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