Archive for April 2nd, 2019

Guj LS poll: 7 BJP, 2 Cong candidates file nominations

Ahmedabad, Apr 2 (PTI) Seven BJP and two Congress candidates Tuesday filed nominations for the April-May Lok Sabha polls in Gujarat.

Sitting BJP MP Mohan Kundariya filed his nomination for Rajkot seat in the presence of chief minister Vijay Rupani, a BJP press release said.

Others who filed their…

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GST collection records Rs 1.06 lakh cr in March

New Delhi Apr 2:  GST collections scaled record high of Rs 1.06 lakh crore in March, up from Rs 97,247 crore in the previous month, as compliance improved amid increased number of returns filed.

“Total gross GST revenue collected in March, 2019 is Rs 1,06,577 crore…

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SC nixes RBI circular on bad loans as ultra vires

New Delhi  Apr 2:  In a huge relief to the regulated sector, the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down as ultra vires the controversial Reserve Bank of India (RBI) circular mandating resolution of loans of Rs. 2,000 crore and above even for a single day.

“We have declared RBI…

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Karan Johar to unveil his wax figure in Singapore

New Delhi Apr 2 :  Filmmaker Karan Johar is set to unveil his wax figure, as well as a new experience zone, at Madame Tussauds, Singapore, on Thursday.

The unveiling will be live streamed from Sentosa.

Karan will launch an ‘ultimate film star’ experience, a 2,500 square meters new zone…

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Ajay Devgn sidesteps query on co-star Alok Nath’s #MeToo allegations

Mumbai, Apr 2 (PTI) Ajay Devgn on Tuesday refrained from commenting on the #MeToo allegations against his “De De Pyaar De” co-star Alok Nath.

Writer Vinta Nanda had accused Nath of rape last year. 

When producer Luv Ranjan was asked to comment on the same, Ajay intervened saying, “This…

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SC declines urgent hearing on Hardik Patel’s plea

New Delhi Apr 2 PTI:  The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to accord urgent hearing to Congress leader Hardik Patel’s plea challenging the Gujarat High Court order rejecting stay on his conviction in the 2015 Vispur rioting case.

The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a bench headed by…

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End of the road?

As the Kurdish forces of the Syrian Democratic Front (SDF) moved into Baghuz, the last stronghold of the Islamic State (IS), a small town located on a bend of the Euphrates river, reports emerged that sounded eerily similar to events that occurred in Berlin towards the end of the Second…

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Kirti Kulhari to play a singer in her next

Mumbai Apr 2: Actor Kirti Kulhari, who was last seen in “Uri: The Surgical Strike”, is all set to play a singer in her next film.

In the yet-to-be-titled film, Kirti will be seen playing the character of Sasha, who is the lead singer of a band…

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Autism awareness must be created among people: Mamata

Kolkata Apr 2:  Urging people to create awareness on autism, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Tuesday that West Bengal will soon have a world-class township near Kolkata, where people suffering from the disorder will receive training, treatment and boarding facilities.

The centre, a first of its kind in India…

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