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TDP MP urges Centre to extend insurance scheme for COVID warriors for 1 more year
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 11:42:30 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP Jayadev Galla urged the central government to extend the insurance scheme for COVID warriors for 1 more year. ... read..


 
Motion seeking suspension of MPs, who intimidated deputy chair Harivansh, likely in Rajya Sabha tomorrow
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 11:42:17 PM IST
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi is likely to move the motion under rule 256 of procedure and conduct of business in Rajya Sabha to seek suspension of MPs who misbehaved with the deputy chairman Harivansh Singh on Sunday. ... read..


 
How will the govt ensure farmers get MSP, asks Chidambaram
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
As Parliament passed the two contentious agricultural Bills on Sunday, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram asked the government how it will guarantee that farmers get the minimum support price (MSP) for their produce. ... read..


 
NHRC issues show cause notice to Kerala Chief Secretary over snake bite inside classroom
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 11:12:27 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Kerala Chief Secretary and asked to show cause why compensation of Rs 2 lakh should not be recommended for a minor student who died after a snake bite in a classroom due to the neglige ... read..


 
People will punish Opposition for misbehaving with Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman: Prakash Javadekar
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 11:12:24 PM IST
Condemning the unruly behaviour of some Opposition MPs during the discussion on two agriculture bills in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that people will punish them for this act. ... read..


 
Agriculture bills will liberate farmers, says Smriti Irani
By Aashique Hussain

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 11:12:22 PM IST
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said that the two agriculture bills, passed by Rajya Sabha today will prove very effective in liberating the farmers of the country. ... read..


 
Diesel prices fall again on easing global crude prices
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Diesel prices continued to decline for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday on the back of falling global crude prices. ... read..


 
Delhi court grants bail to accused in BPSL money laundering case
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
A Delhi court has granted bail to various employees of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited (BPSL) in a money laundering case against them. ... read..


 
'Here to serve our farmers': Modi allays fears over farm Bills
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday again sought to assure the opposition on minimum support price (MSP) and to allay the fears of farmers after the two agriculture Bills were passed by Parliament with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod. ... read..


 
Delhi Police on toes as farmers chant 'Dilli Chalo' with tractors, grievances (Ld)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
As farmers march towards the national capital to voice their discontent over the contentious agri Bills, two of the Bills have already been passed by both Houses of Parliament - the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinanc ... read..


 
Baby Leagues football tackles drug trafficking menace in Pulwama
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Golden Baby Leagues, a unique initiative for kids between six and 13 years, has helped fight the menace of drug trafficking in Pulwama, Kashmir, a statement from the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Sunday. ... read..


 
Gang impersonating as police officials busted in Delhi, forged ID cards seized
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:42:27 PM IST
The Delhi Police has arrested four people for impersonating as police officials and seized four forged and fabricated ID proofs of police officials and a fake appointment letter from their possession in Rohini on Sunday. ... read..


 
Nigerian drug peddler held with cocaine at New Delhi Railway Station
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:42:24 PM IST
The Delhi Police has arrested an interstate Nigerian drug peddler and seized 250 grams of cocaine from his possession at New Delhi Railway Station. ... read..


 
Lucknow man held with 2.7 Kg of imported marijuana
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:42:21 PM IST
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized 2.7 kg marijuana imported from the USA and arrested a man in connection with the case. ... read..


 
'When will coronavirus vaccine arrive?': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury asks Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:42:22 PM IST
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday said that coronavirus related deaths are being under-reported deaths in the country and also asked Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan about the vaccine for the virus. ... read..


 
Lok Sabha passes bill to reduce salary, allowances of MPs, Ministers by 30 pc
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:42:17 PM IST
Lok Sabha on Sunday passed 'The Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Bill, 2020', which seeks to reduce salaries, allowances of Members of Parliament, and Ministers by 30 per cent. ... read..


 
India, China to hold sixth Corps Commander talks to address border tensions
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:42:14 PM IST
India and China are scheduled to hold their sixth Corps Commander-level talks tomorrow at the Chinese side of the Chushul/Moldo meeting point in the Eastern Ladakh sector to address the ongoing military standoff there, sources informed on Sunday. ... read..


 
Lok Sabha adjourned till 4 p.m. on farm Bill protest in RS
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Lok Sabha was on Sunday adjourned till 4 p.m., following uproar in the Rajya Sabha after the upper House passed two agriculture-related Bills amid protests by opposition members. ... read..


 
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman was physically attacked: Pralhad Joshi
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:12:32 PM IST
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday alleged that Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh was physically attacked during the discussion on the two agriculture bills in the Upper House and said that the Opposition has shown their a ... read..


 
Number of doubtful voters in Assam in Foreigners Tribunals is 83,008: MHA
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:12:27 PM IST
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Sunday said that pending cases of doubtful voters in Assam in Foreigners Tribunals (FTs) are 83,008 and the number of people declared as foreigners in Assam from the year 2015 to June 30, 2020, are 86,75 ... read..


 
Congress resorted to 'goondagardi' in Rajya Sabha: Narendra Tomar
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:12:24 PM IST
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday alleged that Congress resorted to "goondagardi" (hooliganism) in the Rajya Sabha during the discussion on two agriculture-related bills. ... read..


 
Around 977 km of international border with Bangladesh yet to be fenced: MHA
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:12:21 PM IST
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Sunday said that a total of around 977 km of international border with Bangladesh is yet to be covered by fencing. ... read..


 
PIL in SC seeking uniform ground of succession, inheritance
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 10:12:13 PM IST
A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking removal of anomalies in the ground of succession and inheritance and make them gender-neutral, religion-neutral, and uniform for all citizens. ... read..


 
Liquidity package: Rs 70,590 cr in loans sanctioned to discoms
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Loans totalling Rs 70,590 crore have been sanctioned so far to power distribution companies (discom) out of the Rs 90,000-crore liquidity package announced by the Centre, Union Power Minister RK Singh told the Rajya Sabha on Sunday. ... read..


 
Amid 'ease of business' claims, going remains tough for MNCs
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The Modi government has left no stone unturned in inviting foreign investors with claims of an improved business environment backed by unprecedented reforms in the past six years, but what many industry players face is a different story altogether. ... read..


 
Journalist's bail plea: Didn't commit crime, framed in false case
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma arrested under the Official Secrets Act has claimed innocence, telling a Delhi court in his bail plea that he did not commit any crime but framed in a false case. ... read..


 
Harsh Vardhan Lodha to move division bench of Calcutta HC in MP Birla Group case
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Harsh Vardhan Lodha would be moving the Division Bench of the Calcutta High Court on Monday or Tuesday against the single Bench Judge's order on Friday which restrained him from holding any office in M P Birla group entities. ... read..


 
18,855 people given Indian citizenship in past 5 years: MHA
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 9:42:26 PM IST
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Sunday said that a total of 18,855 people received Indian citizenship in the past five years. ... read..


 
12 parties gave vote of no confidence against Dy Chairman Rajya Sabha: Ghulam Nabi Azad
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 9:42:21 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said that 12 political parties have given a vote of no confidence against Deputy Chairman Harivansh stating that he did not heed the Opposition's demand for postponing the discussion on two ag ... read..


 
High on adrenaline: Bikers caught performing daring stunts on Delhi roads
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
A group of bikers was seen performing daring stunts on the Delhi roads. The video shot by a passerby showed half a dozen bikes and scooties with young men in their early twenties doing dangerous stunts on the roads risking their lives together with the li ... read..


 
'I am also a farmer': Rajnath Singh hits out at Opposition, condemns unruly behaviour in Parliament
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 9:12:35 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday condemned the unruly behaviour of some Opposition MPs during the debates on the farm bills in Rajya Sabha and termed the incident as unfortunate and shameful. ... read..


 
GST compensation: 21 states prefer borrowing option 1, no takers yet for option 2
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 9:12:31 PM IST
On the issue of Goods and Services Tax compensation, at least 21 States/Union Territories till date have preferred to opt for borrowing option 1 proposed by the GST Council to meet their compensation shortfall, said the Finance Ministry sources on Sunday. ... read..


 
This kind of 'attack' on RS deputy chairman is saddening: Smriti Irani
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 9:12:28 PM IST
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said the "attack" on Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh is saddening. ... read..


 
Farm legislations will snatch livelihood of 62 crore farmers: Surjewala
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 9:12:27 PM IST
Congress Spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Sunday said that the central government has passed legislation on agriculture to snatch away the livelihood of 62 crore farmers in the country. ... read..


 
Will comply with all laws while airing the remaining Bindas Bol episodes: Sudarshan TV to SC
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 9:12:15 PM IST
Sudarshan TV News Channel filed an additional affidavit before the Supreme Court today saying that it will strictly comply with all the laws while airing the remaining episodes of Bindas Bol series on the subject of "UPSC Jihad". ... read..


 
5% custom duty on Open Cell from Oct 1 even as domestic TV manufacturing yet to pick pace
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Government will put five per cent customs duty on Open Cell, a key component for television manufacturing, from October 1, 2020, as one year exemption given to it ends on September 30. ... read..


 
RS passes two agri Bills amid pandemonium
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two agriculture-related Bills amid a pandemonium due to protests by opposition members. ... read..


 
Aggressive Derek tears documents, opposition force brief adjournment
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Rajya Sabha saw a massive ruckus on Sunday as the government sought to clear the farm Bills amid an unrelenting opposition determined to block them as TMC MP Derek O'Brien tore up the documents. ... read..


 
Security beefed up on Delhi borders over protests by farmers
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Security on the inter-state borders of Delhi was beefed up on Sunday in view of the ongoing protests by farmers in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana against the three Bills related to the agriculture sector, a Delhi Police officer said. ... read..


 
Economists sought these reforms for decades, says Arvind Panagariya on passage of Farm Bills
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 8:42:13 PM IST
Former Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, Arvind Panagariya on Sunday called the passage of farm bills in Rajya Sabha a watershed moment, and added that economists have sought these reforms for decades. ... read..


 
Democracy ashamed of way govt issued 'death warrant' against farmers: Rahul Gandhi on farm bills
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 8:12:29 PM IST
Slamming the agriculture bills passed by Rajya Sabha on Sunday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the democracy is ashamed of the way these bills have been passed. ... read..


 
BJP MPs stage protest in Parliament over West Bengal's law, order situation
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 8:12:16 PM IST
Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) MPs on Sunday staged a protest in the Parliament over the current law and order situation in West Bengal. ... read..


 
Four Bills slated to be moved in LS for passage
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
The Centre will move four Bills on Sunday for consideration and passage during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament. ... read..


 
R&AW spies suspected CIA role in Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's murder
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
A lot has been written about the Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing role in liberating Bangladesh. But, little is known about the challenges R&AW spies had to face following Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's murder in August 1975. ... read..


 
Delhi, Haryana, UP to receive rain on Sept 23, 24
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 7:42:29 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain for Delhi, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh on September 23 and 24. ... read..


 
Agriculture bills are against interest of farmers, states: Ahmed Patel
By Aashique Hussain

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 7:42:25 PM IST
Congress MP Ahmed Patel on Sunday said that the two agriculture bills, passed by Rajya Sabha on Sunday are against the interests of farmers and states. ... read..


 
Kerala government has not sought permission for receiving foreign aid: MHA
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 7:42:20 PM IST
The Union Home Ministry on Sunday denied receiving any request from Kerala Government regarding permission to accept foreign aid from the UAE-based Red Crescent for Life Mission housing project in the state. ... read..


 
Nutrigardens, medicinal gardens to be developed in Anganwadi centres under AYUSH and WCD ministries: Smriti Irani
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 7:42:18 PM IST
Along with a target of having a Nutrigarden in each Anganwadi, medicinal gardens will also be developed in identified Anganwadi centres under the collaborative efforts of the Ministry of Women and Child Development and Ministry of AYUSH, Smriti Zubin Ira ... read..


 
Payal Ghosh: Anurag Kashyap got naked in front of me (IANS Interview)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Actress Payal Ghosh has claimed that filmmaker Anurag Kashyap tried to molest her once, recalling an incident when he got naked in front of her and tried to get intimate with her. ... read..


 
'Watershed moment in history of Indian agriculture': PM Modi after RS passes farm bills
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 7:12:25 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratultaed farmers, stating that the passing of the farm bills in the parliament was a "watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture". ... read..


 
Bhupendra Yadav says Opposition should apologise for 'misconduct' in house
By Ashoke Raj

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 7:12:20 PM IST
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Bhupendra Yadav on Sunday condemned the unruly behaviour of some MPs and said that the Opposition should apologise for their "misconduct" in the house. ... read..


 
Brief ruckus in RS over YSRCP member's remark against Cong
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Even as the government introduced two of the three contentious farm Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the Upper House witnessed ruckus for a brief period when a YSR Congress Party member used the word "dalal" for the opposition Congress. ... read..


 
LS business list's schedule for Amit Shah
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is to lay papers on the table in the Lok Sabha and introduce Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 along with two other Bills for passage, revised list of Business of the lower House reveals. ... read..


 
Covid joblessness pushing youths to extremist groups in Northeast (IANS Special)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
India's Covid-19 pandemic lockdown is now giving headaches to the national security agencies. Youth, left jobless during the pandemic, are reported to be joining the banned rebel groups such as the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and other such, i ... read..


 
Help Alexa learn more Indian languages: Amazon India
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
As Alexa in Hindi celebrates its first anniversary in India, the company is hopeful that her knowledge graph will improve and it will talk to millons of people in several regional languages in the near future. ... read..


 
'Watershed moment in history of Indian agriculture: PM Modi after RS passes farm bills
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 6:42:11 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratultaed farmers, stating that the passing of the farm bills in the parliament was a "watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture". ... read..


 
Pak kills Sikhs, but funds, fuels Khalistani terror elsewhere: Canadian expert
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Pakistan has been eliminating its Sikh population for decades through killings, rapes, abductions and forced marriages of young women, yet it is funding and fuelling Khalistani terrorism and separatist movement globally to achieve it sinister plans to bre ... read..


 
Farmers' income won't double before 2028, Derek tells RS
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Taking a dig at the Centre's claim to double the income of farmers by 2020, Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday said that it cannot be doubled before 2028. ... read..


 
Dr Kafeel Khan writes to UN experts, urges Centre to 'release human rights defenders'
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 6:12:16 PM IST
Dr Kafeel Khan has written to United Nations human rights experts in reference to their letter dated June 26, 2020, urging the Indian government to immediately release human rights defenders. ... read..


 
Ministries of WCD, AYUSH sign MoU for eradication of malnutrition
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 6:12:12 PM IST
The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) on Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of AYUSH to join efforts to eradicate malnutrition in the country. ... read..


 
Opposition up in arms against agriculture bills, Rajnath Singh tells BJP MPs to reach out to farmers
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 5:42:24 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to reach out to the farmers and agrarian community regarding two agriculture bills, passed by Rajya Sabha on Sunday. ... read..


 
Study suggests formula to help probe black holes: Dr Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 5:42:22 PM IST
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that a new study by the scientists from Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences has suggested a formula that can help probe black holes by assessing the spectrum emitted from the accretion ... read..


 
Namdev Shirgaonkar optimistic about future of Taekwondo in India
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 5:42:19 PM IST
Namdev Shirgaonkar, president of India Taekwondo, is optimistic about the future of the sport in the country. ... read..


 
Govt has paved way for 'Atmanirbhar Agriculture': Rajnath Singh on RS passing farm bills
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 5:42:18 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the passage of the "two landmark" farm bills in the Rajya Sabha has "cemented the strong foundation for 'Atmanirbhar Agriculture'. ... read..


 
Special Court grants bail to 23 accused related to Bhushan Steel in money laundering case
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 5:42:16 PM IST
A Special Court here granted bail to the former Director, Company Secretary, CFO, and others of Bhushan Power and Steel Private Limited (BPSL), who are accused in connection with a multi-crore money laundering case pertaining to an alleged bank loan fraud ... read..


 
BJP broke the back of Indian Democracy: Derek O'Brien
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 5:42:12 PM IST
Soon after Opposition parties submitted a no-confidence motion against Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) "broke the back of Indian democracy". ... read..


 
Business sentiments recover, weak demand continues: CII Survey
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
With the gradual lifting of the restrictions on economic activities across the country, business sentiments have recovered with the CII Business Confidence Index surging to 50.3 in the July-September period. ... read..


 
How will govt ensure MSP to farmers in the absence of data: Chidambaram
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 5:12:17 PM IST
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday targeted Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, asking him how he will ensure that Minimum Support Price (MSP) is given to farmers when there is no data of private trade availabl ... read..


 
Meeting underway at Venkaiah Naidu's residence over unruly behaviour of Opposition MPs in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 5:12:15 PM IST
A high-level meeting is currently underway at Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu's residence over unruly behaviour of some Opposition Members of Parliament in the Upper House today. ... read..


 
Apple online store to transform how Indians buy products online
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
The entire online buying experience has been more or less monotonous (read unemotional) for millions in India for years who select the product, fill in some details, pay and forget. According to a top Apple executive, the first India online exclusive Stor ... read..


 
Rajya Sabha Chairman likely to take action against MPs who created ruckus, tore papers
By Amit Kumar

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 4:12:13 PM IST
Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu is likely to take action against those Members of Parliament who created ruckus in the Upper House over agriculture bills. ... read..


 
India's COVID recoveries continue to rise, cross 43 lakh so far
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 3:42:23 PM IST
India has reported high COVID recoveries of over 43 lakh (43,03,043) till September 20. According to the government, at least 94,612 people have recovered from the coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, resulting in the Recovery Rate touching 79.68 p ... read..


 
Three months posting at district hospital is must for PG medical students
By Priyanka Sharma

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 3:42:21 PM IST
The Board of Governors in super-session of Medical Council of India has framed fresh rules for all postgraduate students pursuing MD/MS in broad specialities in all medical colleges or institutions shall undergo a compulsory residential rotation of three ... read..


 
Congress slams govt over farm sector bills, questions about MSP
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 3:42:18 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala questioned the government as to who will give minimum support price (MSP) to 15.50 crore farmers for their produce. ... read..


 
Our 2019 manifesto is horse, BJP tried to compare it with donkey: Ahmed Patel
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 6:42:17 PM IST
Congress MP Ahmed Patel on Sunday attacked Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that his party's manifesto is a 'horse' and the BJP tried to compare it with a 'donkey.' ... read..


 
Central govt's credibility is low on making promises: TMC MP Derek O'Brien
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 3:12:21 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O'Brien on Sunday alleged that the central government's credibility is low on making promises. ... read..


 
Customs duty on 'Open Cell' from Oct 1, manufacturing capacity must for domestic TV industry
By Shailesh Yadav

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 3:12:20 PM IST
The customs duty at the rate of 5 per cent shall apply on Open Cell, a key component for television manufacturing, from October 1, 2020, as the customs duty exemption given to Open Cell for a period of one year will end on September 30. ... read..


 
Let us strive to make Jammu and Kashmir a 'Firdaus' on the earth: Kovind
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 3:12:18 PM IST
My dream is to see Jammu and Kashmir emerge as a center of knowledge, enterprise, innovation and skill development, said President Ram Nath Kovind while addressing a conference on the implementation of the National Education Policy in the Union Territory. ... read..


 
Silences of the abandoned
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
She captures frames of the greatest migration since Partition, but what strikes is not the movement, but in fact an uncomfortable stillness -- not just of the people but the entire city. A post-war capital -- abandoned, but still standing tall, unable to ... read..


 
Send agriculture sector reform Bills to select committee of Rajya Sabha: SAD
New Delhi | September 20, 2020 2:42:33 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Naresh Gujral on Sunday said that the agriculture sector reform Bills should be sent to a select committee of Rajya Sabha so that all stakeholders can be heard. ... read..


 
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