This comes close on the heels of comments made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the annual conference of tax officers in September that the Income-tax Act, 1961 was drafted more than 50 years ago and it needs to be redrafted.
Bus conductor Ashok Kumar returned home on bail on Wednesday night, months after he was arrested for allegedly murdering Pradyuman Thakur, Class II student of Ryan International School, Gurugram, in the school premises.
Stoneman and Vince did well to keep the tourists at just one wicket with Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins largely contained and forcing skipper Steve Smith to bring off-spinner Nathan Lyon into the attack in the 18th over.
Agartala (Tripura) [India], Nov 23 (ANI): Majority of newspapers in Tripura leave space for editorials blank to protest against killing of journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik. This comes a day after Commandant of 2nd Tripura State Rifles Tapan Debbarma was arrested on Tuesday night in connection with Journalist Sudip's alleged murder case.
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter has been accused of raping a member of girl band Dream in 2002. Melissa Schuman, then aged 18 and a Dream member, has alleged that Carter, then 22, assaulted her at his apartment while they were working on a movie, reports theguardian.com. Carter, now 37, has denied the allegations.
New Delhi [India], November 23 (ANI): A report launched at the regional parliament (Parlatino) with over 120 legislators by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)-UN Women revealed that Latin America and the Caribbean were the most violent regions in the world for women. "In Latin America and the Caribbean, the number of countries with national women protection policies has risen from 24 in 2013 (74 per cent) to 31 in 2016 (94 per cent), yet, the region is still the most violent in the world for women (WHO 2013), starting scenario of a new UN Development Programme (UNDP)-UN Women report launched today at the regional parliament (Parlatino) with over 120 legislators," a press release by the UNDP stated.
New Delhi [India], Nov 23 (ANI-NewsVoir): Capt. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister, Punjab while delivering the inaugural address of Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 said, "The state is coming up with new industrial package intending to promote women entrepreneurship, adding that the state was taking measures to come up with industry-friendly initiatives, adding the government will assist women startups in all possible manner by giving them financial and all other support needed. GES will be a platform to connect with entrepreneurs, domain expertise and mentors from around the world." With special focus on women entrepreneurs, The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in association with NITI Ayog today organised 'Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 at the Indian School of Business (ISB) here today.
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) TV producer and co-founder of Def Jam Recordings Russell Simmons, who was accused of sexual assault and harassment by model Keri Claussen Khalighi, has pleaded innocence by saying he has never committed any acts of aggression or violence in his life. Simmons has penned a letter to The Hollywood Reporter in response to the accusations against him.
The video, which was posted on the JuD's Twitter handle, shows Saeed, who has been declared a global terrorist by the United Nations, thanking Pakistani authorities for his release.
The three Muslims were attacked by six or seven men while deboarding their train reportedly after an argument over covering their heads.
Last month, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan was given a clean chit by the CBI in the scam, forcing the Congress to call the agency 'Compromised Bureau of Investigation'.
The major decision came at a time when the National Anomaly Committee (NAC) is going to submit its reports on anomalies in the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission‘s recommendations.
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has declared the Officer Scale 1 main exam results of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) on its official website ibps.in.
Afroz Shah, the activist who suspended his massive task of cleaning up the Versova beach in Mumbai, on Thursday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Mumbai, Nov 23: A woman constable from Maharashtra’s Beed approached the Bombay High Court seeking leave for sex change. The 28-year-old Lalita Salve, who now prefers to be called Lalit, sought court’s direction to the Maharashtra’s Director General of Police to grant her leave to undergo a surgery for sex change. While the court is yet to hear […]
Ordinance aims at putting in place safeguards to prevent unscrupulous, undesirable persons from misusing or vitiating the provisions of the Code.
Delhi government has organised an event in support of the marginalised communities intending to provide financial support to their business models.
Guwahati (Assam) [India], November 23 (ANI): Clarifying his remark on people suffering from cancer, Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said he was quoted out of context in a bid to sensationalise his speech and offered an unconditional apology. In a statement, the minister said, "My speech on divine justice and Karmic deficiency is being quoted out of context.
The notice was sent after Simha made some scathing tweets in Kannada about the actor's personal life.
Black Friday generally denotes a day of the sale and amazing offers and discounts and is associated with the day after Thanksgiving Day.
Cape Town, Nov 24 (IANS) President Jacob Zuma on Thursday praised Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe for his contribution to the liberation of the southern African region and the decolonization of the African continent in general. Mugabe's contributions will always be acknowledged and celebrated, Zuma said, extending his good wishes to Mugabe, who resigned on Tuesday after 37 years in power, Xinhua news agency reported. Mugabe's successor, former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, will be inaugurated on Friday.