Sources have made a statement that Prime Minister is in Davos to attend the World Economic Forum and attract investors. He also met CEOs of Indian firms there. According to sources the Prime Minister is all set to have his dinner at the Intercontinental Davos. Here's a look at the three course traditional thaali meal curated by chefs of Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
According to sources most people are reluctant to pay tax in India and the reason behind this is they think that the tax rates are very high, and also that the money they pay in taxes is not properly utilized by the government for the welfare of the people of this country. Even tax experts believe that income tax rates are high in India and the tax compliance will increase if the people are given some incentives in the form of lower taxes.
A government budget is an annual financial statement showing item wise estimates of expected revenue and anticipated expenditure during a fiscal year. Meanwhile just as your household budget is all about what you earn and spend, similarly the government budget is a statement of its income and expenditure.
All of the leading e-commerce companies in India, such as Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal, have been spending more money on marketing by reducing the prices and announcing discounts on their products. E-commerce firms, which spend on marketing and discounts, had always been deducting them from total revenues, presenting loss figure estimates and receiving tax concession. An explanation for this was sought by the Income Tax Department, From the leading companies like Flipkart and Amazon, to change
Washington sources have reported that President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late on Monday, ending a 69 hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. Accordingly they relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant “dreamers” and other contentious issues.
According to sources the flat owners in Bengaluru’s Whitefield are locked in a fierce dispute with revenue officials to get khata certificates a revenue document required to calculate property tax. Meanwhile years after apartment complexes in Whitefield were issued occupancy certificates (OC’s), the city’s civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is yet to bifurcate the properties and issue khatas to flat owners.
Hyderabad sources have reported that the ongoing Sakala Nerastula Samagra Survey has met with objections from unexpected quarters. Meanwhile the geo-tagging of residences under the criminals’ survey has the public bear the brunt. Moreover the survey, started with much fanfare, has not touched politicians who are involved in various cases. So, it has failed to generate any political heat in the state.
Mumbai sources have made a statement that the rupee edged up 5 paise to trade at 63.82 against the US dollar in early session at the interbank forex market on Tuesday on increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks. Meanwhile the forex dealers said the sustained foreign fund inflows and record gains in domestic equity markets supported the rupee.
A woman residing in Chennai suffered from a massive heart attack after fraudsters faked to be bank officials and robbed 90 thousand rupees from her account. Tahsildar Shekar was residing with his father Rajendran, as treasury officer and his mother Jayalakshmi, at Chennai Anna Nagar 4th Street. Jayalakshmi, 70 , had an account at Indian bank.
While illegal money lending has been playing ruckus in Tamilnadu, government supported financing agencies themselves are involved in illegal activities in Uttar Pradesh. While these agencies are involved in threatening activities to recollect loans, recently a farmer was killed by them, as they ran a tractor over him.
In the case of the mysterious death of Judge Loya, a new strange happening took place, as the BJP leader Amit Shah's lawyers appeared for both the petitioner as well as the Maharashtra government side, leading to a huge controversy. In the Sohrabudeen encounter case, as per the instructions of the Supreme Court, the CBI court was instructed to enquire Amit Shah, considering him as the main accused.
The AAP party has planned to file a new appeal against the disqualification of 20 MLAs. It must be noted that the election commission had recommended the disqualification of 20 MLAs who had held dual responsibilities with earnings from both the roles, and President Ramnath Kovind had accepted the recommendation.
According to sources India ranked 62nd position which is much below China's 26th position and Pakistan's 47th. Meanwhile Norway remains the world's most inclusive advanced economy, while Lithuania again tops the list of emerging economies, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said while releasing the yearly index at Davos before the start of its annual meeting, to be attended by several world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump.
According to sources to provide a safe and secure travel experience to passengers, India Railways is pitching for the procurement of about 12 lakh CCTV cameras to ensure state of the art surveillance systems in all trains and stations across the country. As per report the Railways will make a provision of around Rs 3,000 crore in its budget for 2018-19 to install CCTV systems in all 11,000 trains including premier and suburban services and all the 8,500 stations in the Indian rail network
According to sources the boat is on its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the world. It is likely to depart Port Stanley on February 4. Meanwhile the indigenously built INSV Tarini is a 56 foot sailing vessel, which was inducted in the Indian Navy earlier this year, and showcases the 'Make in India' initiative.
Varanasi sources have stated that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had showered praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his guidance that helped increase India's prestige further in the global arena. He said under 'Yuva Udghosh' scheme, the capabilities and energy of youths above the age of 17 year old are to be utilized for the development of the society.
Accordingly whoever is observing Telangana politics, especially related to Warangal district, dynamic lady collector Amrapali Kaata is a well-known name. She was born in 1982, and a young IAS officer from 2010 batch belonging to Andhra Pradesh cadre and currently posted as Warangal Urban Collector.
Sources from Ujjain have stated that Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said his Ministry is trying to bring petrol and diesel under the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister told "We are trying that petrol, diesel and kerosene should also come under the ambit of GST and they are hopeful that the GST Council will agree to it shortly".
Hyderabad sources have reported that Shri Rajput Karni Sena, a Rajput group, has threatened to stage a ‘peaceful protest’ outside the cinema halls if the film Padmavaat is released in the state. According to sources it has demanded that the state government ban the film to “uphold Rajputana sentiments” because it depicts the history of the Rajputs inaccurately.
Sources from Davos have stated that top banker Chanda Kochhar said that the Indian economy is seeing broad- based improvement across all sectors and should clock 7% growth in the second half of the current fiscal. Meanwhile she was here to participate in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting, to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other world leaders, the ICICI Bank chief said the full fiscal GDP growth for 2017-18 should also be in excess of 6.5%.
New Delhi sources have reported that in his first comments on the judicial crisis, Modi on Sunday said the government and political parties must stay out of it while expressing confidence that the judiciary will sit together to find a solution to its problems. Meanwhile he also said the Indian judiciary has a bright history and is full of very capable people.
According to sources the extremely thin, almost invisible foil that sticks to the palm of the hand like a second skin, have sensors which provide people with a "sixth sense" for magnetic fields. Meanwhile these sensors will enable people to manipulate everyday objects or control appliances both in the physical world and in augmented or virtual reality with mere gestures, similar to how we use a smart phone now.
Chennai sources have stated that Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance scheme (CMCHIS) that provides free treatment to families whose annual income is less than Rs 72,000, has found more takers but the overall awareness remains low as per the recent process evaluation report of the scheme. Meanwhile the overall claims by both men and women beneficiaries under the CMCHIS surged by 38.2% in the last four years.
New Delhi sources have reported that Bawana fire tragedy had triggered a political blame game here, which played out in tweets, videos and media statements, as the AAP and the BJP engaged in a war of words, while the Congress sought a judicial probe into the incident that claimed 17 lives.
Bengaluru sources have stated that Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde found himself in the eye of another storm by comparing Dalits to dogs. Meanwhile the incident took place on Saturday afternoon at Bellary where Hegde inaugurated a job fair. Further on his way, his car was blocked by Dalit activists who were protesting against his remark over amending the Constitution which led to a countrywide uproar.
According to sources K. Sivan, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) if things pan out as intended, the 5.7-tonne GSAT-11 will be most probably the last heavy Indian satellite to be launched by a foreign space agency. Accordingly the GSAT-11 communication satellite will be launched by Arianespace's Ariane rocket soon.
Vijayawada sources have stated that the brightly colored common man's vehicle, Vijayawada rickshaw, which earned the city the name of second Kolkata in India, is being overtaken by autos. Meanwhile most of the rickshaw-pullers are turning into coolies with autos becoming the common mode of travel. Moreover rickshaw, which does not cause any pollution, was the vehicle used by the middle-class to ply short distances in the city.