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Meet lawyer Utsav Bains, who claims CJI didn't harass anyone

26 Apr 2019

Meet lawyer Utsav Bains, who claims CJI didn't harass anyone

After Supreme Court was rocked by sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, claims of a lawyer made the case murkier.

Day after IAF strikes, Pakistan PM calls meeting on nuclear-issues

27 Feb 2019

Day after IAF strikes, Pakistan PM calls meeting on nuclear-issues

Pakistan PM Imran Khan today called a meeting of the top decision-making body on nuclear issues after India targeted terrorist camp in the country.

Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's outfit; puts army on 'standby'

22 Feb 2019

Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed's outfit; puts army on 'standby'

Faced with enormous pressure to act against terror outfits flourishing on its soil, Pakistan on Thursday banned two of Hafiz Saeed's outfits.

NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

31 Jan 2019

NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

Following reports that India's unemployment rate had hit a 45-year high, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, on Thursday, clarified that the data was "not verified" and was still being processed.

Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows

31 Jan 2019

Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows

During 2017-18, India's unemployment rate touched a 45-year high of 6.1%, a previously unreleased National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) report has revealed.

Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

08 Oct 2018

Pakistan: Nawaz, Abbasi appear before Lahore Court in treason case

Former Pakistan premiers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a prominent journalist, Cyril Almeida, Assistant Editor for the Dawn newspaper, appeared before the Lahore High Court today.

Small savings rate hiked by Modi government: Details here

20 Sep 2018

Small savings rate hiked by Modi government: Details here

On Thursday, the Modi government announced new interest rates for small savings schemes, including the National Savings Certificate (NSC), and the Public Provident Fund (PPF).

Govt hikes interest rate on small savings by upto 0.4%

20 Sep 2018

Govt hikes interest rate on small savings by upto 0.4%

The government has raised interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 0.4% for the third quarter of the financial year 2018-19, starting October 1 and ending on December 31, 2018, in line with rising deposit rates in the banks.

#FinancialBytes: Know all about ELSS that helps you save tax

19 Jul 2018

#FinancialBytes: Know all about ELSS that helps you save tax

Are you looking for an investment instrument which can not only offer you high returns but can also help you save tax?

#FinancialBytes: Know all about ELSS that helps you save tax

12 Jun 2018

#FinancialBytes: Know all about ELSS that helps you save tax

Are you looking for an investment instrument which can not only offer you high returns but can also help you save tax?

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

27 May 2018

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

The Pakistan Army has taken serious reservations over the book 'Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace', written by former ISI chief Lieutenant General (Retd.) Asad Durrani and his Indian counterpart AS Dulat (former RAW-chief).

Pakistan's ex-ISI chief summoned over book co-authored with ex-RAW Chief

26 May 2018

Pakistan's ex-ISI chief summoned over book co-authored with ex-RAW Chief

Pakistan Army has summoned former ISI chief, Asad Durrani, to seek his explanation over a book he co-authored with India's ex-RAW chief AS Dulat, accusing him of 'violating' the military code of conduct.

Filling tax returns: 6 things to do before March 31

14 Mar 2018

Filling tax returns: 6 things to do before March 31

There are two weeks left to file income tax returns for the past financial year. The deadline is March 31.

Govt proposes allowing premature closing of PPF accounts

14 Feb 2018

Govt proposes allowing premature closing of PPF accounts

In what could benefit lakhs, the government has proposed allowing premature closure of small savings schemes, including the public provident fund (PPF).

Trump-administration to build 5G network to guard against China

30 Jan 2018

Trump-administration to build 5G network to guard against China

The US Government is reportedly mulling to takeover a part of the country's mobile networks and build a centralized, super-fast 5G network within three years to guard the nation against China.

Interest on small savings schemes down by 0.2 percentage points

28 Dec 2017

Interest on small savings schemes down by 0.2 percentage points

The government has slashed interest rates on small savings schemes like National Savings Certificate (NSC), Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) and Public Provident Fund (PPF) by 0.2 percentage points for January-March'18.

Aadhaar now needed for availing food under National Nutrition Mission

22 Dec 2017

Aadhaar now needed for availing food under National Nutrition Mission

The scope of Aadhaar has been extended more. The ID will now be required for children accessing food under the National Nutrition Mission.

SC extends Aadhaar-linking deadline to all services to March 31

15 Dec 2017

SC extends Aadhaar-linking deadline to all services to March 31

The SC has extended the deadline for linking of Aadhaar to all government schemes till March 31, a week after the Center said it is willing to make the change.

Aadhaar-SIM linking deadline may get extended to March'18

14 Dec 2017

Aadhaar-SIM linking deadline may get extended to March'18

After extending the deadlines for linking PAN and bank accounts to Aadhaar, the Centre has requested the SC to allow the same for mobile-Aadhaar linking too.

Centre takes back December 31 deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linking

13 Dec 2017

Centre takes back December 31 deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linking

The Centre has revoked the December 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts. The new deadline is March 31, 2018, or six months from the date of commencement of the account, whichever is later.

Centre extends date for Aadhaar-PAN linking to March 31

08 Dec 2017

Centre extends date for Aadhaar-PAN linking to March 31

A day after submitting to the SC that it will extend the deadlines for Aadhaar, the Centre has confirmed the last date for Aadhaar-PAN linking is now March 31.

Centre to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking to March 31

07 Dec 2017

Centre to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking to March 31

The Centre has told the SC that it will extend the deadline for linking Aadhaar to various schemes, including bank accounts, to March 31, 2018.

Aadhaar now compulsory for post office deposits, PPF, NSC, KVP

06 Oct 2017

Aadhaar now compulsory for post office deposits, PPF, NSC, KVP

Continuing its big push for Aadhaar, the Centre has now made the 12-digit unique identification number mandatory for all post office deposits, Public Provident Fund, National Savings Certificate, and Kisan Vikas Patra.

Filing income tax returns: Don't forget these five interest payments

19 Jul 2017

Filing income tax returns: Don't forget these five interest payments

There are just over 10 days left to file your income tax returns. But you should be very careful while filing them. People often miss out on important details in hurry.

Deputy national security adviser KT McFarland asked to step down

10 Apr 2017

Deputy national security adviser KT McFarland asked to step down

US Deputy National Security Adviser KT McFarland has been asked to step down by the Trump administration after just three months.

Bannon loses seat in National Security Council, not a "demotion"

06 Apr 2017

Bannon loses seat in National Security Council, not a "demotion"

President Donald Trump has removed Steve Bannon, his controversial senior strategist, from the National Security Council (NSC).

Ex-White House staffer blames Trump's anti-Islamic rhetoric for quitting

27 Feb 2017

Ex-White House staffer blames Trump's anti-Islamic rhetoric for quitting

Rumana Ahmed, a Hijab-clad Muslim former White House staffer, has opened up about why she quit her job, eight days after President Donald Trump took office.