Archive for December 27th, 2017

Thakur sworn in as Himachal CM with 11 ministers

Shimla, Dec 27 :  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his 11 ministers — half of them first-timers — on Wednesday took oath of office at an impressive ceremony attended among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah.
Governor Acharya Devvrat administered the oath of office…

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Jadhav’s wife’s shoes had ‘something metallic’: Pakistan Foreign Office

Islamabad, Dec 27 :  The Pakistan Foreign Office on Wednesday said the shoes of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife were confiscated as a “metallic substance” had been detected in them, after India accused Islamabad of not returning her shoes after the meeting held here on Monday.
In a statement…

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Mammootty fan arrested for cyber bullying actress Parvathy

Kochi, Dec 27 :  The Kochi police on Wednesday arrested a fan of superstar Mammootty for ‘cyber bullying’ actress Parvathy after she publicly stated that some of the dialogues in the Mammootty-starrer “Kasaba” were strongly prejudiced against women.

Pinto, a person hailing from Wadakanchery near here, was arrested by the…

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Telecom Department suggests GST at 12% for sector: Manoj Sinha

New Delhi, Dec 27 :  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had recommended to the Department of Revenue during the process of the Budget exercise that a standard rate of GST at 12 per cent for telecom services should be fixed, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Communications Minister Manoj Sinha…

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Is L-G trying to protect a corrupt system, asks Sisodia

New Delhi, Dec 27 (PTI) Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today renewed his attack on Lt Governor Anil Baijal, asking whether he was “trying to protect a corrupt system” by returning the AAP government’s proposal for doorstep delivery of public services.

Baijal yesterday returned the Delhi government’s proposal…

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Salman Khan is great human being: Krishna Beuraa

Mumbai, Dec 27  Playback singer Krishna Beuraa, who has come out with a single dedicated to superstar Salman Khan titled “Bhai apna bhai”, says the lyrics resonate with Salman’s personality, and hopes he likes it.

Apart from composing the single, Beuraa has directed and acted in the video too…

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Anushka, Virat Kohli hold second, star-studded reception in Mumbai

Mumbai, Dec 27 After hosting their first reception in Delhi, high-profile couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma hosted their second reception attended by stars from both the sporting world and the film world here on Tuesday.

The couple looked beautiful. While Anushka seen in side slick hair with cascading…

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Vodafone India to launch VoLTE services in January

New Delhi, Dec 27  Vodafone India on Tuesday confirmed the roll-out of its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services beginning January 2018.

In the first phase, Vodafone VoLTE service will be available in Mumbai, Gujarat, Delhi, Karnataka and Kolkata and will be extended across the country in a short time…

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GST collections fall to Rs 80,808 cr in November

New Delhi, Dec 27  The total revenue collected under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) kept falling for the second straight month to Rs 80,808 crore in November from Rs 83,346 crore crore in October, official data showed on Tuesday.

GST collection in September was over Rs 92…

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