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    Income Tax Return Filing Deadline Extended Till October 15, Says CBDT

    The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had received representations from stakeholders seeking extension of the last date for filing of returns by taxpayers whose accounts have to be audited. PTI Image for representation. New Delhi: The government on Monday extended by a fortnight till October 15 the deadline for filing Income Tax Return (ITR) and audit report for...

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    China Accuses US of Economic Intimidation as Donald Trump's Latest Round of Tariffs Go Into Effect

    Beijing: China on Monday accused the US of economic intimidation as President Donald Trump's latest round of tariffs on USD 200 billion of Chinese imports came into effect, escalating the trade war between the two top economies of the world.Trump accuses China of indulging in unfair trade practices and has been demanding that Beijing should...

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    Madhya Pradesh BJP Leader Quits Party Over 'Humiliation of Workers', Joins Congress

    Madhya Pradesh Social Welfare Board chief Padma Shukla said that during her two year term, Madhya Pradesh minister Sanjay Pathak would humiliate the party workers. (Photo: Twitter handle of ANI) Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Social Welfare Board chief Padma Shukla resigned from the BJP on Monday and joined Congress, ANI reported. Shukla, who joined Congress in presence...

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    Currency in Circulation Has Dropped on Spike in Crude, RBI Selling Dollars: Report

    Mumbai: The currency in circulation (CiC), which increased exponentially after the note ban in November 2016 under which as many as 99.9 per cent of them returned to the system, has seen some slowdown in expansion since May this year likely due to higher fuel prices and Reserve Bank's intervention in forex market, says a report.Currency in circulation...

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    Ayusman Bharat Has Several Pitfalls

    By Dr Arun Mitra Like other slogans much expectations have been raised from the highly advertised National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) - the Ayushman Bharat rolled out by the Prime Minister on 23rd September at Ranchi. It is said to be the biggest health insurance scheme in the world. It is therefore important that the scheme is reviewed to see whether it will provide universal comprehensive healthcare to...

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    New Jersey Sheriff Resigns After Uproar Over Racist Remarks on Sikh Attorney General

    The furor erupted after several audio clips were posted of Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino's remarks from January 16 discussion following Phil Murphy's inauguration as governor of New Jersey. PTI Gurbir S Grewal. (Image: Facebook) New York: A senior law enforcement official of a New Jersey county has resigned after an outcry over the racist...

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    Bishop In Jail Is Also A First

    Sushil Kutty Monday September 24, is a 'newsful' day. Sikkim got its first and India its 100th airport. And a sub-jail in Kerala got its first Bishop inmate - Bishop Franco Mulackkal, accused of the serial rape of a nun. It's sweet retribution for the nun-clan. More so, after one nun, who stood firm with rape-survivor nun, was divested of her duties at her convent and told to cool her heels at home....

    • 10 hrs ago
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    A Wave Of Disgust For Modi In Pakistan

    DESPARATE FOR AN IMAGE MAKEOVER Aditya Aamir It's a dull and gloomy day under the overcast sky, the light obfusc and aqueous. It could rain, it would rain. In Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan - 'IK' to mesmerized Pakistani youth - is suffering, angry. IK wants retribution for being stood up. "What did IK do wrong? He only wants peace between the two neighbours, stability in the...

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    Rahul Gandhi's Comment on SPG 'Baseless', 'Devoid of Fact', Says Home Ministry

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry Monday dismissed as "baseless" and "devoid of fact" Congress president Rahul Gandhi's statement that a former SPG chief had to quit because he refused to accept a list of officers handpicked by the RSS.It also said the force is a professional organisation which guards the serving prime minister, former prime...

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    India May Cut Oil Imports to Mitigate Pain From High Oil Prices, Dip in Rupee

    New Delhi: India, the world's third-biggest oil importer, is considering cutting oil purchases to soften the blow from high crude oil prices and declining rupee, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Chairman Sanjiv Singh said on Monday.State refiners are looking at optimising crude oil inventory levels without in any way affecting fuel supplies in the domestic market, he told...

    • 10 hrs ago

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