A key economic reform bill, providing for raising the FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent, was introduced in Lok Sabha today amid stiff opposition by Left and TMC.
Holders of black money abroad can declare their wealth, pay taxes and penalty and escape prosecution under the proposed stringent law.
Legislations on coal and minerals will be carried through "relatively easy" because they are "logical and rational", said the FM.
While Jaishankar maintained that talks were held in a "constructive and positive atmosphere", Pakistan described the meeting as an "ice-breaking development".
"Congress has played a hugely important role in helping to build our sanctions on Iran, but they shouldn't play the spoiler now," Susan Rice said.
The troops, who will be based in northern Baghdad, are expected to be overseas for two years as per the government's timeline of their involvement in Iraq.
To the horror of the journalist, the vice-captain started using filthiest of language and it went on for some time before he stormed off.
With the win, the Proteas registered their third victory in four matches, nearing the quarter-finals of the 14-nation tournament.
"It’s obvious that this game is important to us. We want to do well and if we play to our ability, we’ll be able to do so," said the West Indies' chairman of selectors.
"They can rejig their portfolio in such a way that they have less risky assets which will require less capital," said Gandhi.
Four blocks in Jharkhand will be offered in the auction.
RBI has cited "legal impediments" in sharing the reports with CEIB as it is not a statutory body.
Mufti is entitled to his hour of glory, but if New Delhi does not spell out the bottom line quickly and authoritatively, it could be inviting big trouble.
Whatever action the government might take to restore cofidence, the success in fostering oneness among Nagas depends entirely on the Naga Hoho and the Naga Tribes Council.
Modi must tell his party and the RSS that a central conversion law will impinge on freedom of religion and will make a mockery of his promise of ‘complete freedom of faith’.
Kejriwal said he will concentrate on Delhi's governance.
Manish Sisodia will take care of day-to-day affairs of the Delhi Government in his absence.
"Father son daughter trio of Shanti, Prashant & Shalini wanted to have a grip on all party wings," said Khetan.
The budget estimate has been pegged at Rs 46,500 crore.
The non-official discussion on chit funds in the West Bengal Assembly has been deferred to the next session.
"He has been killed in a brutal manner. I condemn it."
The state CM has requested for two MI-17 or equivalent helicopters.
The scheme will serve the urban poor from April 1.
The police seized Rs 28, 900 fake currency notes.
The hot oil does not burn my skin: Muhammad Gul
Palekar says he switched to theatre and films, only to evolve as a painter.
Shivlal is a student of Class 8. Of late, he has been faring poorly in his studies. He has also told his mother that he will flunk in the annual exam.
Implant gluteal augmentation provides a more shapely figure.
Apply waterproof sunscreen, cover your body with moisturiser or oil.
Lemon or aloe vera juice and neem help fight acne.
When a Dutch hospital performed a medical examination of a Buddha statue from China dating back to the 11th or 12th century, it found a shocking surprise hidden inside.
Selenda Margot Giardin is proud of her lineage, and for good reason.
Since humans drink more cows’ milk than they do human milk, cows should be targeted in the search for cancer causers.
The "Ek Villain" actress name was trending on Twitter on her special day.
The actor feels that the prison stint had done his son a lot of good.
After making a mark for himself, he wants to focus on quality work.
STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
Paradip, 4 October
Paradip Port continued to achieve greater heights in terms of cargo handling despite the economic slowdown. The port handled 34.12 million tonnes of cargo in the first six months of the current financial year by end of September 2013 as compared to 25.63 million tonnes of cargo handled during the corresponding period of the previous year.
This is an increase of 33.13% and is also 7.53% higher over the target fixed for the period, said port sources here.
On a month wise break-up, the Port handled 5.08 million tonnes of cargo during September 2013 only as compared to 4.55 million tonnes handled in the corresponding month of previous year which is 11.54% higher. During September 2013, 2.34 million tonnes cargo was exported and 2.74 million tonnes cargo was imported through the port. There is an impressive increase of 84.92% in export cargo witnessed during the period compared to the same period of last year.
Thermal Coal traffic has exhibited a growth of 46.82%. Similarly POL Traffic has increase by 16.21%, Iron Ore traffic registered a growth of 144.42%, Coking Coal 18.11% and other cargo traffic grew by 39.77% compared to the same period of previous year. Paradip Port has retained achieving the second highest position in terms of cargo handled and also in terms of percentage of growth in traffic among all the major ports till the end of September 2013.
The average turnround time improved by 13% each over the corresponding period of previous year and 8% over the target fixed for the year. Rail borne traffic improved by 42% during the month and the same is improved by 45% up to the month over the corresponding period of the previous year.
743 vessels entered the Port and 742 Vessels sailed out during the first six months of this financial year compared to 599 vessels entered and 600 vessels sailed out during the corresponding period of the previous year, said the port officers while giving details of the performance.
'Unfair' to force such an amendment: Naidu
'There is a misinformation campaign about Food Security Act.'
Kejriwal has given the pretext of ill-health for not attending the meeting.
16 arrests have been made so far.
Talks will cover all issues including Kashmir: Pak NSA
Jaitley stressed on boosting industry to get funds for welfare plans.