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IT department hold awareness rally in Ludhiana

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Income tax Department carried out awareness rally in which large number of students of Khalsa College for women participated on Tuesday. IT department officials created the awareness to pay Income Tax for the development of nation. The rally was flagged off by Chief Commissioner of Income Tax BK Jha and Principal Director

Wanted in multi crore frauds in India, Nirav Modi arrested in UK

London, Mar 20 (PTI) Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2 billion PNB scam case, has been arrested in London, Scotland Yard said Wednesday, in a major boost to India’s efforts to bring back the fugitive diamantaire. The arrest came days after a London court issued an arrest warrant against him in response

DGCA reviewing airfare hike on specific routes; advises airlines to increase flights

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) Indian aviation watchdog DGCA is reviewing the hike in airfare on specific routes across the country and it has advised airlines to increase flights so that the fares remain in check, a senior official said. The DGCA held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the upward spiral in airfares as

With elections near, Congress to target BJP led Union Govt over hanging projects

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana As Lok Sabha elections were round the corner, the ruling Congress party has started cornering the BJP Government over the issue of Toll collection and hanging development projects initiated by Union Government. In Ludhiana, sititng MP Ravneet Singh Bittu is again set to contest Lok Sabha elections on Congress ticket. To

Centre warns instant messaging app Whatsapp over abuse of platform

Centre warns instant messaging app Whatsapp over abuse of platform

Centre warns instant messaging app Whatsapp over abuse of platform. The Centre has issued a warning to the instant messaging app ‘Whatsapp‘, in the wake of killings taking place across the country due to rumours that circulate via the app.”The abuse of platform like WhatsApp for repeated circulation of such provocative content” is of deep

Widening of tax base & strict monitoring of fake bills needed: Ashutosh Barnwal

Government to celebrate ‘GST Day’ on July 1

Government to celebrate ‘GST Day’ on July 1. As the implication of Good and Services Tax (GST) will complete its one year on July 1, the Government of India will mark the day as ‘GST Day’. The government will have a ceremony in the Central Hall of the Parliament on June 30 at midnight with

Over five lakh to be trained with 'green skills'

Over five lakh to be trained with ‘green skills’

The Environment Ministry will train over five lakh people with “green skills” for better job opportunities between 2018 to 2021, said Union Minister Harsh Vardhan here on Tuesday.The Minister, however, also clarified that though the skills provided by them are in demand, the ministry does not guarantee employment. The Minister said that a total of

Mother-daughter charred death Amritsar

Mother, daughter charred to death in Amritsar

Mother-daughter charred death Amritsar A woman along with her daughter was found charred to death in Amritsar’s Darshan Avenue. The bodies of a mother-daughter duo were recovered from their house in Darshan Nagar locality of Amritsar on Tuesday. Today Medical board will do postmartum through videography.According to reports, only those two were present in the house at the time of the incident

Aadhaar enaUse of Aadhaar in Ayushman Bharat desirable but not mandatory, govt clarifies bled government to eliminate middlemen: President

Aadhaar enabled government to eliminate middlemen: President

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said Aadhaar has helped the government in “eliminating middlemen” and save over Rs 57,000 crore.”Aadhaar has helped in securing the rights of the poor by eliminating middlemen. At present, digital payments are being carried out in more than 400 schemes of the government,” the President said in his address

All 650 branches of IPPB to be launched by April: Manoj Sinha

All 650 branches of IPPB to be launched by April: Manoj Sinha

650 branches IPPB launched April: The government expects to roll out all 650 branches of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) by April, 2018, Parliament was informed. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Communication Manoj Sinha said IPPB has launched 2 pilot branches on January 30, 2017 at Raipur (Chhattisgarh) and

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Friday amidst a ruckus by the opposition on the issue of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav’s disqualification and the allegations of conniving with Pakistan levelled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against his predecessor Manmohan Singh. The House saw repeated adjournments

PM Modi wishes Pranab Mukherjee on birthday

PM Modi wishes Pranab Mukherjee on birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wished former President Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday and said he prayed for his long and healthy life. Pranab Mukherjee turned 82 today. “Spoke to Pranab Da and wished him on his birthday. His impeccable service endears him to every Indian. I pray for Pranab Da’s long and healthy life,” the

Junior level players will get more opportunities under ‘Khelo India’: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Friday said investment for soft structures will be made under ‘Khelo India’ initiative and players at the junior level be given more opportunities. Speaking to media, the Minister said, “Keeping sports in mind, many big decisions have been taken. Investment for soft structures will be done in ‘Khelo India’

PM Modi wishes Cinematic Megastar Amitabh Bachchan

PM Modi wishes ‘cinematic megastar’ Amitabh Bachchan on 75th birthday

PM Modi wishes Cinematic Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on his birthday. Born on October 11, 1942 to Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan, Bollywood’s ‘Shahenshah’ has turned 75 today.Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter and wrote, “Happy birthday @SrBachchan! India is proud of his cinematic brilliance & support to many social causes. I pray for his

Indian academician Prajapati

Indian academician Prajapati elected as NAPA fellow in US

Indian academician Prajapati Trivedi has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious National Academy of Public Administration in the US, becoming the first Indian to be bestowed with this honour. NAPA is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan organisation established by the US Congress in 1967 to assist government leaders in building more effective, efficient,

Rohingya crisis

Rohingya crisis: India sends 700 tonnes of relief material to Bangladesh

Rohingya crisis: India is sending a fresh consignment of relief material to Bangladesh for the Rohingya refugees, an official said on Saturday.   Nearly 700 tonnes of relief material were being loaded onbaord INS Gharial, a naval vessel, at the Kakinada deep water port in Andhra Pradesh for transportation to Chittagong in Bangladesh, the naval

Govt to show courage and accept demonetization was wrong decision: P Chidambaram

Govt to show courage and accept demonetization was wrong decision: P Chidambaram

Govt to show courage and accept demonetization was wrong decision: P Chidambaram. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetization on November 8, 2016. PM Modi had described this as a fight against black money.Like India, many other countries even wanted to make a note-blanket against black money. Former Union minister P Chidambaram completely dismissed the claims

Neerja Bhanot birthday

Special story on the birthday of Neerja Bhanot

Neerja Bhanot birthday. Neeraja was born on 7 September 1963 in a Punjabi family residing in the city beautiful, Chandigarh. She was born in the house of journalist Harish Bhanot and Rama Bhanot in 1963. Their parents had already decided before her birth that if they blessed by daughter then they would call her ‘Lado’.    She

Govt keeping an eye on GST implementation regularly: Arjun Ram Meghwal

Govt keeping an eye on GST implementation regularly: Arjun Ram Meghwal

Govt keeping an eye on GST implementation regularly: Arjun Ram Meghwal. The government is monitoring implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regularly and teething issues are being resolved immediately, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said today.Some technical issues with regard to tax payment have come to light and GST Network

Udaipur Kota Hanging Bridge

Modi dedicates Udaipur ‘Kota Hanging Bridge’ to nation

Udaipur Kota Hanging Bridge: We have done whatever we have promised and are doing something. We will complete the work that was started. We are made of different soil. This was stated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally after inaugurating Kota Hanging Bridge in Udaipur.Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a tour of