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A short and crisp video unveiled by President Shri Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for the launch of the Goods and Services Tax in the majestic Central Hall of Parliament captured the clear objective behind country’s most important tax reform till date. Unlike what economists and other commentators have been telling us as … Read More
Government has notified roll out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from 1st of next month, the GST will subsume a host of indirect levies like excise, service tax and VAT.A special programme will be held in Central Hall of Parliament midnight for the launch of new indirect tax regime. President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister … Read More
President Pranab Mukherjee lamented the lack of healthcare infrastructure and personnel in the country, particularly in the rural area. After laying the foundation stone for a super speciality hospital in Udupi in Karnataka, Mr. Mukherjee said creating better health infrastructure through investments has helped cure many diseases, but there remains… Read More
The President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Green Line of Metro Rail from Mantri Square Sampige Road Station to Yelachanahalli Metro Station in Bengaluru. The President will also dedicate Phase – 1 of Namma Metro to the Nation at Banquet Hall, Vidhana Soudha, the State Secretariat. AIR correspondent reports that with the opening of the Green… Read More
The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) has successfully created the country’s first smart grid project, which will generate power from renewable sources of energy.
The project will soon be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee, IIEST Director Prof Ajoy Kumar Roy .”The smart grid will be synchronised to generate… Read More
The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 nurses from across the country on the occasion of International Nurses Day at the Rashrapati Bhavan, here, in the presence of Shri J P Nadda, Minister for Health and Family Welfare.
The President congratulated the award winners and said that nurses in India are at the… Read More
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the earlier order of death sentence to four convicts in the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case. Justice Dipak Misra observed in its order that it’s a story of ‘some different world’. “Taking the serious injuries, the severe nature of offence committed by the convicts, we are upholding the … Read More
President Pranab Mukherjee will present the 64th National Film Awards in New Delhi. Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and MoS Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore will also be present on the occasion.
The Awards had been announced Last month. Akshay Kumar has been chosen for the Best Actor Award for Hindi Movie Rustom. Surabhi has been named as the… Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding delegation level talks with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. The two leaders are schedule to discuss entire gamut of bilateral relations.
Earlier, in the morning Mr Anastasiades was accorded ceremonial reception at the forecourts of Rashtrapati Bhawan. Mr. Anastasiades… Read More
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in New Delhi this afternoon on a five-day visit to India. She will have delegation level talks tomorrow. She will also meet President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohd. Hamid Ansari during her stay in New Delhi.
This is her first state visit after assuming office of the President in October 2015. Apart from official… Read More
Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Sakshi Malik received the coveted Padma Shri Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital. Karmakar, hailing from Agartala, missed the bronze medal by 0.150 points as American gymnast Simone Biles won her third gold medal at the Rio Olympics last year.
The 23-year-old had created history… Read More