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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Meira Kumar to be Oppn candidate against Ram Nath Kovind : Sonia

Agencies, New Delhi Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will be the opposition candidate against BJP’s Ram Nath Kovind in the Presidential elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said here today. Ms Gandhi made the announcement sitting...

GST Call Centres to go live on June 25 to support taxpayers’ transition

Agencies, New Delhi As the countdown begins for the rollout of the Goods & Services Tax (GST), GST Network (GSTN), the technology backbone of the new regime, has launched two dedicated call centres to support taxpayers as well as tax officials...

Govt launches VAJRA for global scientists

Agencies, New Delhi The Government today launched a web portal VAJRA — Visiting Advanced Joint Research — for faculty scheme of science and engineering research board and also released a commemorative stamp on completion of 250...

GJM demands CBI and Judicial probe into violence in Darjeeling; Fresh FIR against Gurung

Agencies, Darjeeling The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today demanded CBI as well as judicial probe into Darjeeling violence on June 18 and 17, in which three GJM activists were killed, even as police filed fresh FIR against GJM supremo Bimal...

Yoga’s importance is like “salt in life” : PM Modi

Agencies, Lucknow Yoga has same importance as “salt” has in life, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here today and maintained that yoga can act as a great unifying factor and has lately given a boost to India’s global reach...

Volvo Cars relaunches Polestar as standalone electric car brand

Agencies, STOCKHOLM Geely-owned automaker Volvo Cars will make its Polestar Performance business a standalone brand within the group, focusing on electric cars, the company said on Wednesday. Polestar, bought by Volvo in 2015, will produce...

Anna Hazare, nonagenarian Yoga exponents participate in Yoga Day

Agencies, Bengaluru Veteran Gandhian and social worker Anna Hazare, 98 year-old Yoga exponent Mrs Tavofortune Linch from New York, 96 year-old Ms Amma Nanammal from Tamil Nadu were among thousands of people who participated in the Third International...

SC denies bail to Justice CS Karnan

Agencies, New Delhi The Supreme Court today refused to grant relief to the retired Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan in the contempt of court case in which he was sentenced to six-month imprisonment. A vacation Bench, headed by Justice...