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Will revive Planning Commission, review GST: Trinamool

Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday came out with its poll manifesto, promising to revive the Planning Commission, review GST and probe the demonetisation of 2016 by a Supreme Court judge if it came to power at the centre after the Lok Sabha polls. The manifesto, released[Read More…]

SC Bench examines validity of NCLT & NCLAT

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Constitution Bench is examining a petition filed by the Madras Bar Association challenging the creation of National Company Law Tribunal and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal under the Companies Act 2013. The constitutional validity of Chapter XXVII comprising Sections 407 – 434[Read More…]

Bangladesh import orders plunge 22% to $35 billion

Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) Bangladesh’s overall imports plunged over 22 per cent to $35.44 billion in the seven months (July-January) of the this fiscal, said an official on Wednesday. Overall import orders, officially known as fresh opening of import letters of credit (LCs), during the period declined by 22.4 per[Read More…]

Foreign exchange case: ED gets custody of Vijay Kothari

Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The ED on Tuesday said it has got custody of businessman Vijay Kothari who illegally remitted foreign exchange worth Rs 500 crore outside India through banks in 2012-13 by submitting forged bills of entry and other forged import documents. The ED said that Kothari had been[Read More…]

Priyanka makes husband groove to Kareena’s song

Miami, March 27 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas brought her husband and pop singer Nick Jonas and his family together to show some dance moves on popular track “Tareefan”, picturised on Bollywood actresses, including Kareena Kapoor Khan. Priyanka is in Miami on vacation with Nick, his brothers Kevin and Joe[Read More…]

Bejoy Nambiar’s web series ‘Flip’ disappoints

By Subhash K. Jha Web series: “Flip” (Eros Now series in four parts); Cast: Jim Sarbh, Ranvir Shorey, Arjun Mathur; Rating: ** ½ (Two and a half stars) A rousing performance by the rapidly-evolving Jim Sarbh rescues the four-story series from an impending collapse. The foundation of stories is disconcertingly[Read More…]

Aamir’s daughter Ira dating composer Mishaal?

Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira Khan and music composer Mishaal Kirpalani have sparked dating rumours. Going by a series of photographs posted by Ira on Instagram, it seems like the two are in love. They can be seen sharing smiles and hugs. In one image, he[Read More…]

Lucky to be famous for Harry Potter, says Radcliffe

Washington, March 27 (IANS) “Harry Potter” fame actor Daniel Radcliffe says he feels honoured to see himself a part of people’s childhood. In an interview to Efe News, Radcliffe, who started his acting journey with magnum opus “Harry Potter”, spoke about the popular franchise and why he considered it as[Read More…]

Chetan Bhagat announces new non-fiction “India Positive”

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat on Wednesday announced the launch of his new non-fiction book “India Positive”, which comprises essays examining a gamut of subjects such as education, employment, Goods and Services Tax (GST), corruption and casteism. Published by Westland Publications, Bhagat’s latest English title will[Read More…]

Sri Lanka halts artificial rain project

Colombo, March 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Wednesday said it has halted its artificial rain project in drought-hit areas due to lack of moisture in the clouds. The Power and Energy Ministry said that following the success of its pilot project carried out above the Maussakelle Reservoir last week, which[Read More…]

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