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Taxpayers claim Rs 65,000 crore as refund of Rs 95,000 crore collected under GST

Taxpayers Claim refund. After filing Income Tax Return GST has collected about 95 thousand crore rupees for the first time. The CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs) ordered a scrutiny of all cases above Rs 1 crore after the taxpayers claimed that Rs 65,000 crore out of the nearly Rs 95,000 crore tax collected

Nepal: Flood, landslide claim 20 lives in 24 hours

Nepal flood landslide. At least 20 people have reportedly lost their lives and more than 50 have gone missing due to the floods and landslide triggered by incessant rainfall from past 24 hours in various parts of Nepal. A total of six people died due to water borne disaster in the low lying district of

Genset installed at bank claims life

LALRU: Struggling with problem after demonetisation, a gen set placed before a bank, claimed the life of a 57-year-old women who had came to exchange Rs 6000 from the branch of State Bank of Patiala in Handesra on Tuesday morning. Deceased’s shawl got entangled in wheel of gen set, following which she got strangled. The

Imran Khan claims India trying to derail ‘reform movement’

Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has accused India of trying to sabotage his partys “reform movement”, a media report said. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, the former cricketer-turned-politicoan said that since India was aware it could not defeat a nuclear-armed state militarily, therefore, it was trying to “implode” Pakistan under a new “doctrine”,

Canter-Motorcycle collision claims two lives near Samana

Patiala: The collision between one over speeding canter and a motorcycle claims two lives on Samana-Patran road near village Kakrala. The driver of the canter was driving his vehicle on high pace and negligently it collided with the motorcycle and after a bang it took its toll on two lives, one riding the motorcycle and other

Accident claims one life, two persons injured

Howrah: One person was killed and two others were injured in an accident when the motorbike in which they were travelling hit a car on Kona Expressway in the early hours today. The police said the accident took place at around 4 AM when the persons were returning home in Uluberia in Howrah district after

Badal slams Kejriwal over his SAD-Congress nexus claims

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday dismissed his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal’s claim that SAD and Congress in Punjab were colluding to fight the state Assembly elections due next year, calling them as a “bunch of lies”.“What Kejriwal has stated is a bunch of lies….any kind of connivance with anti-Punjab and anti-Sikh Congress is

Trump’s biography claims he forced Obama to issue birth certificate

Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s biography on the website of his privately held corporation, the Trump Organization, claims he forced President Barack Obama to release his birth certificate. The biography claims: “In 2011, after failed attempts by both Senator McCain and Hillary Clinton, Trump single-handedly forced President Obama to release his birth certificate, which

Coordination claims of Cong fall flat?

The rift is out in the open in Congress once again as the election year comes closer in Himachal Pradesh. The claims of coordination between Virbhadra government and the Congress party led by Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu have seemingly fallen apart. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who praised Sukhu one day and retraced his stand the very

Samsung to recall phones after explosion claims

Seoul: Samsung will issue a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as soon as this weekend after its investigation on explosion claims found batteries were at fault, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News. Samsung Electronics declined to comment on the report today, but said it was conducting the inspection with its partners, it

Claims Commissioner submits report on loss assessment during 2010-12 quota stir

Chandigarh: Claims Commissioner RC Bansal, are tired District and Sessions Judge who was appointed by the Haryana government to assess the amount of loss of property caused during the Jat quota agitation in 2010, 2011 and 2012, submitted its report to it here today. He also submitted another report on damage caused to public property

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Badal claims clean sweep for SAD-BJP

Harion (Ludhiana):Accussing Congress and Aam Aadmi Party of being “anti-Punjab”, Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal on Wednesday said people will give a “befitting lesson” to these parties as he claimed a clean sweep for SAD-BJP alliance in the forthcoming Punjab assembly polls. Addressing a Sangat Darshan programme, Badal said the SAD-BJP alliance will have a

Wonder Woman’ director responds to claims of it being a mess

Los Angeles:Wonder Woman” director PattyJenkins has responded to an anonymous letter, from someone claiming to be a former Warner Bros employee, calling the film “another mess” for the studio. In the letter to Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara, the writer explains how the studio made a series of missteps leading to 2014 layoffs, reported Aceshowbiz.

Manpreet Badal stabbed us in the back, claims Sukhbir

Doda/Gidderbaha (Muktsar): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said Manpreet Singh Badal had betrayed not only the people of Punjab by aligning with the anti-Punjab Congress but had also back-stabbed Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, who had put so much trust in him. He also said that the one who couldn’t be

WHO head claims Zika infection risk is low at Rio Olympics

Beijing: World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan said here on Friday that the risk of Zika virus infection at the Olympic Games, set to begin on August 5 in Brazil, is low and manageable if suitable personal measures are taken. At a press conference in the Chinese capital, which she is officially visiting since

Capt announcement on resignation a political gimmick, claims Badal

Pandher (Barnala): Terming the announcement of state Congress chief Amarinder Singh regarding resignation in case of any adverse judgment on the Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) canal as a political gimmick, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday asked the Lok Sabha MP that why he had not resigned when the then Prime Minister, Indira

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik claims he didn’t inspire terrorist and is “messenger of peace”

Mumbai: Claiming his statements were doctored and tampered out of context, controversial televangelist Zakir Naik on Friday said he unequivocally condemned all terrorist activities. The Islamic preacher dismissed as “misinformation” that he had ever advocated suicide bombings, saying he always condemned them since innocent people get killed and this is “anti-Islam”. “However, it (suicide attacks)

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Foreign funds refill AAP coffers, claims Sukhbir

Hoshiarpur: Launching a scathing attack on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Deputy Chief Minister on Friday said that AAP coffers were replenishing by funding from foreign shores. The Deputy CM said that the anti-Punjab and anti-Sikh outfit, AAP, was going all guns blazing to disrupt the atmosphere of communal amity in the state through its

People turning their backs to Bolda Punjab, claims Dhindsa

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday said the people of Malwa had shown the mirror to both the sham ‘Bolda Punjab’ exercise as well as Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann for trying to befool them with false propaganda. “The wave has turned against you from the very region in which you derived the maximum

Priyanka lands in rent row, cries foul

New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday discounted claims that the monthly rent of her government bungalow in Lutyen’s’ Delhi was lowered on her request, asserting that the amount was determined by the then BJP government in 2002 and “was the same as for others” in the category. A statement issued by her office said that