‘Conspiracy By Anti-National Forces’: Patanjali Plays Down FDA Findings

NEW DELHI — The growing popularity of Patanjali’s products has caused discomfort among the firm’s international rivals who are out to malign it by spreading lies, yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s company said on Tuesday. Terming the news about the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) finding something wrong with Patanjali sorbets as part of a conspiracy […]

Militancy in J&K Down By 86 Per Cent During Last Decade: MHA

 NEW DELHI — Militant attacks have reduced to 86 per cent in Jammu and Kashmir during the last decade due to government’s zero-tolerance policy, the Central government said on Tuesday. The information was given by Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy in a written reply to the question of Congress MP from Punjab […]

Why Delhi Needs a Change in Kashmir Strategy

Before heading to Washington to meet US President Donald Trump on July 22, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan opened up his country’s airspace to international flights, after months of closure, and rearrested Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind behind Lashkar-e-Tayyaba. President Trump promptly tweeted his happiness over the latter as that group has American blood on its […]

K- Word Returns

US president Donald Trump has said he would “love to be a mediator” after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan requested him to intercede in the matter, saying Trump would have Pakistan’s prayers if he could help resolve the issue. Trump also claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked him to help in the matter. The Indian […]

18% GST On Flat Owners Paying Monthly Maintenance Of Over Rs 7,500

NEW DELHI — Flat owners will have to pay GST at 18 per cent if their monthly contribution to resident welfare association (RWA) exceeds Rs 7,500, the Finance Ministry said Monday. As per the rules, RWAs are required to collect GST on monthly subscription/contribution charged from its members if such payment is more than Rs 7,500 per […]

Boris Johnson Elected New UK PM

LONDON — Boris Johnson on Tuesday won the Conservative Party’s leadership race to become the next Prime Minister of Britain, amid the political uncertainty over the country’s divorce deal with the European Union. Johnson, the former foreign secretary and London Mayor, was widely expected to beat foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt in the battle for 10 Downing […]

Taking Goods Abroad For Exhibitions Will Not Have To Generate Tax Invoice

NEW DELHI — The Finance Ministry on Monday said entities taking goods abroad for exhibitions or other export promotion events will not have to generate tax invoice for those goods which are brought back to India within six months. Issuing a clarification in respect of goods taken out of India for exhibition or on consignment basis […]

Demonetised Notes Recovered From Duo

SRINAGAR — Police on Tuesday said that it has recovered demonetized currency notes amounting to rupees 25 lakhs. A police spokesman said: “Acting on a specific information, Police Station Rajbagh quizzed one person namely Mohammad Iqbal Dar son of Abdul Salam Dar resident of Bogund Kulgam and recovered demonetized currency notes amounting to Rs.3.00 lacs from […]

Policy On KPs Rehab To Be Framed After Consultations: Madhav

NEW DELHI —  BJP general secretary and in-charge of party affairs in Jammu and Kashmir Ram Madhav on Tuesday assured a delegation of Kashmiri Pandits that the government would not formulate and implement any return and rehabilitation policy without wider consultations with the displaced community. “He told the delegation that the government is committed to […]

Trump’s Claim Rocks Parliament, Throws BJP Off Balance

NEW DELHI — Donald Trump’s stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate on the Kashmir issue triggered a massive political row on Tuesday even as the government stated that no such request was made to the US president and all issues will have to be resolved with Islamabad bilaterally. The […]

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