Wednesday, August 22 2018

August 31, 2017

Banned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 demonetised notes back in system

New Delhi-Almost 99 per cent of banned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes that were demonetised last November have returned to the system said Reserve Bank of India in a report.The govt had on November 8, banned old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in an attempt to weed out black money in the country. The old notes were allowed to be deposited in banks, with unusual deposits coming under income tax scrutiny.The govt replaced Rs 500 old notes with

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August 31, 2017

Indian Railways Signs two Memorandum of Understandings with Switzerland

Two MoUs have been signed in the course of the visit of President of the Swiss Confederation, Mrs. Doris Leuthard to India between Ministry of Railways and Swiss Confederation.The first MoU is between Ministry of Railways and Federal Department of the Environment, Transport and Communications of the Swiss Confederation for technical cooperation in Rail Sector. This was signed in the presence of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and President of the Swiss Confederation, Mrs. Doris Leuthard by Shri Ashwani

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August 29, 2017

Bhutan welcomes end of Doklam standoff between India and China

Bhutan express happyness on the end of standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam and hope that it would help in ensuring peace and tranquillity at the tri-junctionChina and India ended their over two months standoff in Doklam with both agreeing to withdraw troops from the disputed region ahead of the BRICS summit. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Xiamen in China to attend the BRICS summit which will be held from 3rd to 5th September.

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August 28, 2017

100% Funding by Foreign Venture Capital is allowed in startups now

New Delhi: 100% funds from foreign venture capital investors are allowed in startups in new FDI policy of India. Commerce Ministry released the consolidated FDI policy, which is effective immediately.Govtt is trying to shore up FDI in a bid to give the economy a boost and in the past 2 years has liberalised FDI rules in civil aviation,defence and the private security business. In 2016-17 India received over $40 billion in FDI. A report by UBS securities India predicts that

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August 28, 2017

Gurmeet Ram Rahim gets 20-years jail term by CBI court

Rohtak-20 Years jail term to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case has been awarded by CBI special judge Jagdeep Singh in Haryana.Punishment quantum was pronounced in Rohtak’s Sunaria district jail. The security at Rohtak has been strengthened to tackle any untoward situation. 23 companies of paramilitary force have been deployed along with state police. The curfew has been imposed in verious places in Punjab and Sirsa in Haryana.

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August 28, 2017

Dipak Misra took oath as new Chief Justice of India

New Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will have a tenure of nearly 13 months. Mr Misra replaced Chief Justice J S Khehar, who is retired.The ceremony was attended by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other distinguished people from different walks of life.Justice Misra was enrolled as an Advocate in 1977 and practiced in Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Service and Sales

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August 27, 2017

We will not allow the disintegration of our country – Mamta

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said, In the upcoming elections, people of Bihar will boycott Nitish-BJP govt. In the past, I came to Bihar two times for the swearing-in ceremony. It was not for Nitish Kumar but for the love of Bihar. She was addressing the rally under the banner of BJP bhagao, desh bachao called by the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav at Patna.Further Mamta said that we are ready to sacrifice ourselves but we will not allow the

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August 27, 2017

The fight against corruption must be taken to its logical end – Naidu

The Vice President of India, Mr Venkaiah Naidu has said that Parliament and Legislative bodies should be platforms for debates and not disruption. He was addressing the State Reception hosted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh in his honour, in Amaravathi, Andhra Pradesh. The fight against corruption must be taken to its logical end and the cleansing process must go on, he added. The Vice President said that our freedom fighters have sacrificed their life for attaining Independence for the

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August 26, 2017

CM Manohar Lal was not summoned by the party over violence in Haryana : BJP

BJP General Secretary Anil Jain said the violence erupted in the state post conviction is unfortunate but the government controlled the situation.He denied reports that Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal has been summoned by the party high command in the wake of the violence in the state.Mr Jain who is also the party in-charge for Haryana, said no one has been summoned and the report about it is figment of media’s imagination.He said, there should be no politics over it

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August 26, 2017

Congress demands CM’s resignation and President’s rule in Haryana

Senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi demanded President’s rule in Haryana and the sacking of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for his government’s failure to stop the widespread violence in the State after the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim.Mr Singhvi told to press in New Delhi as many as 34 people were killed in yesterday’s violence that gripped 15 cities of Haryana.Official sources, however, have put the overall death toll to 31.Congress alleged that Khattar government’s total surrender to anarchic and

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