With half the state legislatures expected to ratify the Constitution amendment bill to roll out goods and services tax (GST) by early September, the Centre is now moving to the next stage — deciding on the contentious issue of fixing the rates — so that the ambitious reform initiative is in place by April.
A day after suggesting a three-pronged action plan to resolve the tension in Kashmir valley, Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti visited a teenage girl, who had lost her vision to pellet injuries, at Safdarjung hospital here on Sunday.
A friend of the victim, Muhammad Taskeen Uzzama, said Taskeen, a resident of Hussain Nagar in Bardhaman agreed to give a test drive of his Maruti Ertiga (WB 38 AB 9700) to two men who called him (for it) after they came across the advertisement on OLX.in.
The Kalahandi district headquarters hospital at Bhawanipatna, from where Dana Majhi managed to sneak out unnoticed carrying his wife’s body on his shoulders, has 32 doctors, which is around 44% of the sanctioned strength of 72.
West Indies won the series 1-0 by virtue of their dramatic one-run victory on Saturday. The result though have no impact on the standings of the two teams in the ICC T20I rankings as India remained at second ahead of West Indies.
Former greats on Sunday revived the longstanding demand for Bharat Ratna to late hockey legend Dhyan Chand with some saying the "wizard" should have been given the honour ahead of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar.
To make domestic capital markets more attractive, regulator Sebi has lined up wide-ranging relaxations to its norms for REITs and InvITs and an easier set of listing rules for startups. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will consider these regulations in its board meeting next month.