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.
It's a well known fact that the Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath is extremely obsessed with saffron that the forever saffron clad Adityanath has now ordered to paint the whole city in saffron color. With everything except water and sky colored saffron in the state, the bureaucrats are confused on what next will the chief minister order to paint.
Actor turned politician Power star Pawan Kalyan is all set to begin his political journey, with a Yatra, ahead of 2019 assembly elections. He has announced that he'll begin the journey At Karimnagar's famous Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy temple. He has also issued a statement via his official Twitter account that he'll begin his Journey from the sacred place to reach out to people of both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and observe, listen and understand the problems faced by them, and he had also post
The telecom regulatory authority of India (TRAI) has recommended permitting the usage of mobile phones by passengers during their flight journeys. Currently, there's a restriction on usage of mobiles and internet during flight travels, as there's a danger of mobile signals getting entangled with the flight signals, thus resulting in huge dangers and chaos.
After the approval by the central government to appeal against the verdict to release A.Raja and Kanimozhi from the 2G spectrum case, CBI has been completely involved in Filing the appeal. As Raja, Kanimozhi were accused for their role in 2G spectrum bidding and allocation, the CBI special court has recently acquitted Raja, Kanimozhi and Siddharth Behura.
After numerous trolls and criticism, and even the opposite party Congress coming down heavily in a degrading manner (Rahul Gandhi had expressed that his hugs are of no use for the country) to post videos against the hugging of world leaders by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi during his visits, now the Indian prime minister has come up with an explanation for the same.
Chennai sources have stated that explaining in detail the difficult financial circumstances that forced his government to opt for the bitter pill of bus hike, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has appealed to the people of Tamilnadu to understand the situation and cooperate.
New Delhi sources have stated that no one can touch a woman without her consent, a Delhi court said and termed it unfortunate that women continue to be victimized by "lecherous and sexually pervert men. According to sources the court's observation came while awarding five years jail term to Ram for sexually assaulting a nine year old girl.
Washington sources have stated that after one year in office, President Donald Trump has not made America great again. Instead, he has presided over a country that is more deeply divided along partisan lines, proposed staggeringly racist reforms to the immigration system, supported a tax bill that will see economic inequality grow, and reminded the world just how dangerous nuclear weapons are.
Hyderabad sources have reported that the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) cracked the whip on a five star hotel by slapping a fine of Rs 26,000 for using unstamped meat putting public health at risk. Meanwhile as part of their drive, the officers went to the hotel situated in Gachibowli only to find it flouting norms.
Accordingly the US government on Saturday shut down after a period of five years as Congress failed to overcome standoff over spending and immigration. Meanwhile US President Donald Trump and Congress were unable to pass the short-term bill to keep the US government open and prevent agencies from shutting down.
According to sources air travelers in India will soon be allowed to make calls and access the internet while flying in Indian airspace, since the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) allowed in-flight connectivity (IFC) on Friday. Meanwhile this decision by TRAI allows airlines to offer these services once they meet security norms. The notification by TRAI also allowed calls once an aircraft reaches an altitude of 3,000 meters.
According to sources Chintakindi Mallesham, said "This is it and he never thought that a simple man like him would get such an honor", as he shows off a medal with the words 'Padma Shri', India's fourth highest civilian award. Meanwhile this 43 year old Mallesham's journey has been one of hardship and perseverance, which has now gained him recognition and fame, besides a national honor.
Chennai sources have reported that Actor Kamal Hassan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamilnadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state wide tour the same day. Accordingly the tour will be held in phases. He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram which is his hometown and later will visit people from the districts of Madurai, Dindigul and Sivagangai.
Hyderabad sources have stated that the government of Telangana and Clean Authority of Tokyo has signed a MoU in the field of municipal solid waste incineration facilities. Meanwhile they will exchange information on knowledge in municipal solid waste incineration facilities and make an effort to realize human resource exchanges in view of technical cooperation in the future.
Chennai sources have reported that after a period of six years Tamilnadu government has increased fares of buses which is effective from Saturday, and the fare has been hiked for buses across categories viz moffusil, city, ordinary, express, deluxe, bypass-non-stop, ultra deluxe, air-conditioned and Volvo modes.
As Sanjay Leela Bhansali is making all efforts to make his Magnum Opus Padmavat release on time by accepting the title change as well as the cuts proposed, they have also made an unexpected change to the super hit ghoomar song in the movie.
According to sources ‘The Heartfulness Way’ book is authored by Kamlesh Patel, widely known as Daaji, the fourth Global Guide of Heartfulness, and Joshua Pollock, a heartfulness trainer and practitioner, the book promises to be a treat for those who are curious about what is heartfulness and how it can change our day to day lives.