Archive for January 18th, 2018

TV academy to come up in Bengal, says Mamata

Kolkata, Jan 18: West B engal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a TV academy would come in the South 24 Parganas district within the next one year.

Banerjee, who was present at a small screen award ceremony in the city, said the tele-academy would be built in…

Read More

Kohli becomes second India batsman to reach 900-point mark

Dubai, Jan 18 (PTI) Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900- point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test.

Gavaskar, one of the ICC Cricket Hall of Famers…

Read More

Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ set to release in China

Beijing, Jan 18 :  Aamir Khan’s movie “Secret Superstar” will release in China on Friday and is expected to make waves in the country where his “Dangal” raked in $190 million, the highest earning by any Indian film abroad.

Aamir is hugely popular in China where craze for Indian movies…

Read More

‘Padmaavat’ row: Karni Sena ‘will appeal in SC double-bench’

Jaipur, Jan 18 : Even as the Supreme Court on Thursday paved the way for a nationwide release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat”, the film’s chief opponents Shri Rajput Karni Sena said they will appeal against the order before a double-bench of the apex court and seek a…

Read More

GST Council discusses making return filing process simpler

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) The all-powerful GST Council today veered around the idea of making the GST return filing process simpler to ease compliance burden for small businesses.

The panel, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising representatives of all states, at its 25th meeting today decided…

Read More

AAP opposes criminalisation of marital rape

New Delhi, Jan 18 :  he AAP government on Thursday opposed before the Delhi High Court the criminalisation of marital rape saying it was already an offence under the existing laws.

A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar was told by the Delhi government…

Read More

Ramayana fest in Delhi to enhance India-Asean ties

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian epic saga Ramayana, which is also a popular theme for theatre presentation in Asean countries, has now been conceptualised into a festival which will help further enhance India-Asean ties.

The five-day “Ramayana Festival”, being organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations…

Read More

CBEC scrutinising input tax credit, transitional credit

New Delhi  January 18 (ANI): Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Chairperson Vanaja N Sarna on Thursday said that they are doing thorough checking and scrutiny of input tax credit and transitional credit.

Speaking to ANI, Sarana said, “E-way b bill will be rolled out from February 1…

Read More

Goyal, industry discuss ways to quicken project implementation

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has met representatives of construction and consultancy majors and discussed with them ways to expedite the implementation of projects including high-speed and dedicated freight corridors.

Goyal met representatives from KEC International, Siemens, Larsen and Toubro, Systra MVA Consulting India Pvt…

Read More

Sensex climbs mount 35k first time, Nifty50 hits 10,800 intra-day

Mumbai, Jan 18 Optimism around quarterly corporate earnings, along with an upward rally in banking stocks and healthy inflow of foreign funds, lifted the key Indian equity indices — the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 — to record high levels on Wednesday.
Also, the government’s decision on Wednesday to cut the…

Read More