US to deport more than 270 Indian nationals : Sushma Swaraj

US to deport more than 270 Indian nationals  Sushma Swaraj

The trump adminstration informed India that it is about to deport around 270 Indian nationals from United States who are living in the country illegally.

India's foreign minister Sushma Swaraj told reporters that, India had enquired on the name list of the persons and only a fter verifying the nationality it is about to given a emergency deportation certificate.

2017-03-25 15:27:14 by Sandra Collins

Delhi witnesses whoopping rise in temperature by 13 degrees in 10 days

Delhi witnesses whoopping rise in temperature by 13 degrees in 10 days

Weather in the capital has transitioned unusually rapidly from late winter to summer this year. Delhi saw a whopping 13-degree rise in maximum temperatures in the past 10 days, with spring disappearing almost as soon as it arrived.

Thursday's peak temperature was 37.4 degrees Celsius, seven notches above normal - the highest seen in March since 2010, when the mercury had hit 39.2 degrees on March 22. Just 10 days ago, the maximum had hovered around 24 degre es. Similarly, minimum temperatures have risen by around 9 degrees in this period.

2017-03-24 10:11:30 by Sharon

Air India Vs Shiv Sena : Unapologetic MP Ravindra Gaikwad dares airline to ban him

Air India Vs Shiv Sena  Unapologetic MP Ravindra Gaikwad dares airline to ban him

Shiv Sena Member of Parliament, Ravindra Gaikwad, in the news for slapping an Air India employee with his slippers, may be permanently barred from flying on the country's national carrier.

The airline is mulling establishing a no-fly list of passengers with a history of bad behaviour while flying on Air India.

2017-03-24 10:04:39 by Manikandan

AIADMK symbol two leaves frozen for R.K Nagar Bypolls

AIADMK symbol two leaves frozen for Nagar Bypolls

The Election Commission on Wednesday froze the AIADMK’s “Two Leaves” symbol, prohibiting its use in the coming R.K. Nagar byelection in Chennai.

The decision came after the EC heard the rival factions of O. Panneerselvam and V.K. Sasikala, who had staked their claim to the symbol. Pending a final resolution of the dispute, the factions have also been barred from using the party’s name in the bypoll.

2017-03-23 14:03:10 by Vaishnavi

Shah Rukh Khan will have to pay tax in India for his Dubai villa

Shah Rukh Khan will have to pay tax in India for his Dubai villa

We all are aware of Shah Rukh Khan's plush villa in Dubai. Although we have never been able to get a glimpse of what it looks like, knowing his taste, it definitely seems to be a dream home. But looks like he will have to pay tax for it in India. Here’s a little law that you’ll have to deal with now because there are going to be jargons about why it is imperative for him to pay the tax here in India.

The Income-tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has formed a new rule that all citizens of India, who have a residence outside the country, will have to file it in their tax returns here. This means that the Dubai villa of Khan will be taxed in India as notional rent. Earlier, the rule from the ITAT was that they might be taxed for their properties in UAE, under the India-UAE treaty. The tax for the same property will be payed in the said country and it won’t be filed in India, for returns.

2017-03-23 14:01:24 by William James

UK Parliament Attack: 5 Dead, Nearly 40 Injured

UK Parliament Attack 5 Dead Nearly 40 Injured

An assailant fatally stabbed a police officer at the gates to Britain's Parliament compound Wednesday after plowing a vehicle through terrified pedestrians along a landmark bridge. The attacker was shot and killed by police, but not before claiming a total of four lives in what appeared to be Europe's latest high-profile terrorist attack.
In a late night statement, the London Metropolitan police said that they believed they knew who the attacker was, but did not provide a name. They also said that their "working assumption" is that he was "inspired by international terrorism."
Police said the man traced a deadly path across the Westminster Bridge, running down people with an SUV, then ramming the vehicle into the fence encircling Parliament. At least 40 people were reported injured.
Finally, the attacker charged with a knife at officers stationed at the iron gates leading to the Parliament grounds, authorities said. The police named the fallen officer as Keith Palmer and said that he was unarmed.
The dead and injured were left scattered on some of London's most famous streets.
Crumpled bodies lay on the Westminster Bridge over the River Thames, including at least two people killed. Outside Parliament, a Foreign Office minister - covered in the blood of the stabbed police officer - tried in vain to save his life.

A scene of crime officer works near Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament.

The scene at Parliament earlier in the day was one of confusion while the Parliament chambers and offices were put on full lockdown for more than two hours.

2017-03-23 14:00:21 by Matthew Aiden

86th martyrdom day : Nation paid tributes to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev

86th martyrdom day  Nation paid tributes to Bhagat Singh Rajguru and Sukhdev

Martyrs’ Day which is observed on March 23 is also knowns as Shaheed Diwas or Sarvodaya Day. On this days, Indians pay homage to three martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the country. Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru are remembered on this day and homages are paid to the freedom fighters for the contribution to the freedom struggle of India. The revolutionaries were hanged to death for not obeying the orders of Britishers and demanding freedom from them. Shaheed Diwas honors the ultimate sacrifice made the men that contributed in Indian getting freedom from alien forces.

Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru’s sacrifice remembered on Shaheed Diwas. All the three revolutionaries were arrested on murder charges which gained national momentum. They were sentenced to death in the Lahore conspiracy case and were hanged to death on March 23, 1931, at 7.30 pm in the Lahore jail. Their bodies were cremated on the banks of the Sutlej River.  Bhagat Singh who attained martyrdom at an age of 23 became an inspiration for generations to come. He became the face of nationalism and hero figure in the eyes of Indians.

2017-03-23 10:26:47 by Harshath

Govt. Proposed To Make Aadhaar Card Mandatory For Filing IT Return, PAN Application

Proposed To Make Aadhaar Card Mandatory For Filing IT Return PAN Application

The government has proposed to make Aadhaar Card mandatory for filing ITRs or income tax returns and also applying for a Permanent Account Number (PAN).

The proposal was made through an amendment to the Finance Bill 2017 moved by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha.

2017-03-22 10:12:24 by Sandra Collins

Pro-Hindu group files PIL against Actor Kamal Haasan for alleged derogatory remarks on Mahabharata

ProHindu group files PIL against Actor Kamal Haasan for alleged derogatory remarks on Mahabharata

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan, known for speaking his mind, has courted trouble, once again. This time he has ruffled a pro-Hindu group's feathers by allegedly making derogatory remarks against the Hindu community.The members of Hindu Makkal Katchi in Tamil Nadu filed a Public Interest Litigation in Tirunelveli District Court against actor Kamal Haasan for alleged derogatory remarks on Hindus, reported ANI.

Recently, the actor had commented about Mahabharata, the ancient Hindu epic, during an interview.

2017-03-22 10:11:29 by Manikandan

Jharkhand: Dhanbad's former deputy mayor shot dead along with 3 aides

Jharkhand Dhanbads former deputy mayor shot dead along with 3 aides

A former deputy mayor of Dhanbad, a nephew of late coal mafia leader-turned-politician Surya Deo Singh, was shot dead along with three aides in Dhanbad district on Tuesday evening. The incident took place on a busy road in an area under Saraidhela police station’s jurisdiction. According to police, Neeraj Singh, in his mid-forties and the deputy mayor between 2005 and 2015, was returning home in an SUV — a Mahindra Scorpio – with two private guards (Ashok Yadav and Goltu) and his driver Munna when it was intercepted near Steel Gate intersection, around 7.15 pm. The assailants opened fire from the front, and fled thereafter. His aides died on the spot. Singh died soon after he was taken to the nearby Central Hospital.

A police official on condition of anonymity said that a feud in the extended family of late Surya Deo Singh could have led to the killings. Family members and supporters of Neeraj Singh, who was a Congress leader and unsuccessfully contested the 2014 Jharkhand Assembly elections from Jharia seat in Dhanbad district, blamed the police and administration for lapses. Outside the hospital, a large, agitating crowd began protesting, and the police had a tough time controlling them.

2017-03-22 10:02:45 by Karthick
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