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GST Council may reconsider steep levy on hybrid cars next week

GST Council may reconsider steep levy on hybrid cars next week

The GST Council may reconsider the proposed 43 per cent tax on hybrid cars at its meeting next week after the auto industry voiced disappointment over the steep rate hike.…

Centre appoints 5 members to minorities’ panel

Centre appoints 5 members to minorities’ panel

Facing flak from Opposition over vacancies in the National Commission for Minorities (NCM), the Centre has appointed five members to the panel. The NCM, which has the responsibility of protecting…

Chandraswami cremated, with little fanfare and no VIPs

Chandraswami cremated, with little fanfare and no VIPs

The mortal remains of controversial godman Chandraswami were consigned to flames at Nigambodh Ghat here in New Delhi on Wednesday — a quiet farewell to a man who once counted…

Uttarkashi accident: PM announces Rs 2 lakh for kin of deceased

Uttarkashi accident: PM announces Rs 2 lakh for kin of deceased

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sanctioned Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those killed in a bus accident in Uttarakhand. He also sanctioned from the PM National…

R. Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award

R. Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017. The award was presented to Ashwin by former…

Major Leetul Gogoi saved lives in ‘exceptional circumstances’: Minister

Major Leetul Gogoi saved lives in ‘exceptional circumstances’: Minister

Major Leetul Gogoi, who had tied a man to a jeep as a shield against stone-pelting, saved lives under ‘exceptional circumstances’ and the Army has appreciated it, Information and Broadcasting…

Indian Army destroyed Pakistani Army post in Naushera

Indian Army destroyed Pakistani Army post in Naushera

The Indian Army claims to have decimated a Pakistan Army post in the Naushera sector in Jammu and Kashmir by carrying out fire assaults on the Line of Control (LoC)…

Mumbai’s ‘Victorias’ trot into pages of history

Mumbai’s ‘Victorias’ trot into pages of history

Mumbai’s iconic horse-driven carriages, famed as ‘Victorias’, are all set to pass into the pages of history as the Maharashtra government gears up to rehabilitate the carriage owners and operators.…

JNU to shift entrance exams from May-June to December

JNU to shift entrance exams from May-June to December

Jawaharlal Nehru University will shift its entrance exams for all courses from the usual period between May and June to December, starting this year. The move comes two years after…

Cow vigilantes not above law, says Minister

Cow vigilantes not above law, says Minister

Cow vigilantes are not above the law and if they came across any illegal activity they should report the same to police, said Union minister Ramdas Athawale. “No one, including…