Archive for November 16th, 2017

3 key reforms have improved transparency, says Jaitley

Singapore, Nov 16 (PTI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said three key structural reforms — Aadhaar, Demonetisation and GST — have enhanced transparency and helped in transition from cash to less cash economy.

Jaitley made this comment before a gathering of investors while highlighting various achievements like ease of doing business ranking…

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Doctor strike shuts OPDs in Karnataka private hospitals

Bengaluru, Nov 16 :  Hundreds of private hospitals across Karnataka on Thursday shut their OPDs again as thousands of doctors intensified their strike against the penal provisions in the amendment bill to the KPME Act drafted by the government.

The four-day strike began on Tuesday. The OPDs were also shut…

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Deepika’s passion for perfection is beyond impressive: Yasmin Karachiwala

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala says Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is very passionate about fitness and enjoys every bit of working out.

Karachiwala, who has also trained stars like Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif, came up with a “new workout called 20-20-20” for Deepika…

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India vs Sri Lanka: First Test, Day 1 scoreboard

Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at the end of the opening day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday:

India 1st Innings:
Lokesh Rahul c Dickwella b Lakmal 0
Shikhar Dhawan b Lakmal 8
Cheteshwar Pujara batting…

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Cabinet approves creation of posts in NAA under GST

New Delhi  Nov.16 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the creation of posts of chairman and technical members of the National Anti-profiteering Authority(NAA) under Goods and Services Tax (GST).

This paves the way for immediate establishment of NAA, which is mandated to ensure that the benefits…

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Delhi’s foul air: Alarm bells for India’s health

Other cities like Beijing, grappling with poisonous air, have put in place time-bound measures to improve the situation.

Does Delhi’s winter of discontent, its headline-grabbing smog, really matter? Should someone living thousands of kilometres away, in another part of the country, care about the troubles of India…

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Identity Cards Must To Enter Pondicherry University: Madras High Court

Chennai Nov 16 :  The Madras High Court today made it clear that those wishing to enter the Pondicherry University campus should show the identity card and anybody refusing to do so could face police action. The matter relates to the violence in the university on September 27, in which the…

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US official to defend Trump stance at UN climate talks

Bonn, Nov 16 (AFP) An American official will address the UN climate meeting in Bonn today, where envoys have battled to make progress in the shadow of President Donald Trump’s rejection of a global action plan.

On the penultimate day of the annual climate huddle, most countries will be…

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Rain delays start of India-Sri Lanka first Test

Kolkata, Nov 16 (PTI) The first day’s proceedings in India-Sri Lanka opening Test was delayed as there was no let up from rain and the conditions remained overcast because of a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal.

The entire Eden Gardens ground remained under thick white tarpaulin…

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