King Khan Shahrukh Khan said that he felt honored to receive 24th Crystal Award, which was also awarded to international celebs, Elton John and Cate Blanchett.The Annual Crystal Awards ceremony recognizes achievements of outstanding artists displaying an exemplary commitment to developing the world's state and is the opening event of world economic forum.
Supreme Court said that there'll be no modification in its earlier order which had enabled nationwide release of 'Padmavat', reiterating that people abide by court orders. Chief Justice Dipak Misra rejected pleas filed by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh governments which demanded a modification of its January 18 order, in which Supreme Court had backed the nationwide release of 'Padmavat' on January 25 by removing the ban on its screening in Gujarat and Rajasthan.
With her husband and brother-law-in held at gunpoint, a woman was sexually assaulted at Sector-56 in Gurgaon, in connection to which four people were arrested. Police said that the 22-year-old was returning after a family function along with her husband when the horrifying incident happened.
According to sources the petrol prices on Tuesday hit the highest level since the BJP government came to power in 2014, and diesel touched a record high of Rs 63.20 a litre, prompting the oil ministry to seek a cut in excise duty. Meanwhile the petrol price rose to Rs 72.38 per litre in Delhi, highest since March 2014, according to daily fuel price list of state owned oil firms. Rates have risen by Rs 3.31 per litre since mid December.
New Delhi sources have reported that Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his keynote address at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 in Davos, Congress president Rahul Gandhi took to twitter and suggested that Modi should also address the issue of rising income inequality in the country.
According to sources Jio as part of the Republic Day offer slashes Rs 50 on the existing tariffs and adds 50% more data on its plans. Meanwhile Jio also introduces a new Rs 98 tariff, which offers 1GB of data per day along with free voice calls and messages. Further the company says that their plans are priced up to Rs 50 lower than the competition and provide 50% more data at similar price points.
According to sources to give a boost to domestic manufacturing and its 'Make in India' program, the government is expected to increase import duty on certain items related to power, capital goods and chemicals sectors. Meanwhile the industry leaders stated that health care industry is anticipating a better role for private sector in the country's health system, a boost to the Public and Private Partnership (PPP) will also help.
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
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.
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 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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.