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Supreme Court refused to stay the release of Bollywood film ‘Padmavati

NewdelhI;10/11/17;The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the release of Bollywood film ‘Padmavati’. On the same day Allahabad High Court also declined to entertain a plea seeking a ban on it. The decision came as a big relief for the producers and the other crew members associated with the film. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed period drama, which also stars Ranveer Singh, Shahid ...

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Tata Steel have been conferred with the Aqua Foundation’s Excellence Award 2017

Bhubaneswar:10/11/17; The OMQ (Ore, Mines & Quarries) Division and Ferro Alloys & Mineral Division (FAMD) of Tata Steel have been conferred with the Aqua Foundation’s Excellence Award 2017 under the category of Sustainable Development in the Mining Sector. The award ceremony was held during an International conference, XI World Aqua Congress 2017 at New Delhi on November 9, 2017. On behalf ...

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BJD revoked suspension on Banki legislator Pravat Tripathy

Bhubaneswar:10/11/17; The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today revoked suspension on Banki legislator Pravat Tripathy who was suspended from the party after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in October 2014 for his alleged links with chit fund firm Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradeep Sethi. Tripathy spent a few months in jail and was later released on ...

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GST Council decides to keep only 50 items in 28 per cent tax bracket

Guwahati:10/11/17; The GST Council has decided to keep only 50 items, mostly demerit, sin and luxury goods, in the highest 28 per cent tax bracket, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi informed. He is attending the 23rd meeting of GST Council today in Guwahati. The decision of the GST Council is expected to be announced later today. “All items ...

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President Ram Nath Kovind appealed for voluntary donation of body organs

New Delhi, Nov 10 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appealed to prominent persons of the society to spread awareness about “voluntary donation” of body organs to decrease the number of deaths every year due to their unavailability and to end illegal marketing of body parts. “Due to poverty, some people may be compelled to sell their body organs, ...

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Ninth Gorkha Rifles Bi-Centenary Celebrations 

Varnasi:108/11/17;The Ninth Gorkha Rifles, one of the oldest and highly decorated Regiment of the Indian Army commemorated it’s 200 years of selfless service and sacrifice to the Nation with Bicentenary Celebrations held from 08 to 11 November 2017 at 39 Gorkha Training Centre, Varanasi Cantonment. A series of events were conducted on the occasion with pomp and gaiety attended by ...

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Biannual talks between DGs of BSF and Pakistan Rangers conclude 

Newdelhi:10/11/17;The three-day biannual talks between Directors General of Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers concluded here today. The 23 member Indian delegation was led by Shri K K Sharma, DG BSF. Major General Muhammad Saeed, Director General, Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) led a 19 member Pakistani delegation to India. Both the delegations also had representatives from respective Home and Foreign Ministries ...

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Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 23rd meeting at Guwahati on 10th November, 2017 

    Guwahati:10/11/17;The GST Council, in its 23rd meeting held at Guwahati on 10th November 2017, has recommended the followingfacilitative measuresfortaxpayers: Return Filing a)The return filing process is to be further simplified in the following manner:             All taxpayers would file return in FORM GSTR-3B along with payment of tax by 20th of the succeeding month till March, 2018.             For filing of details in ...

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Supreme Court refuses PIL seeking minority status for Hindus

New Delhi: 10/11/17; The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the plea seeking minority status for Hindus in several states. The apex court asked the petitioner to approach the National Commission for Minorities. The plea was filed by Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay. The plea stated that minority rights are being drawn off “illegally ...

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Narendra Modi met the Indian Team that participated in the recently concluded FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Newdelhi: 10/11/17; The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today met the Indian Team that participated in the recently concluded FIFA U-17 World Cup. During the interaction, the players talked about the experience and exposure that they gained during FIFA, both on and off the field. The Prime Minister encouraged the players to not feel disappointed with the outcome of the ...

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