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  • Afghan recast

    Afghan recast

    With the induction of 17 new members, notably representatives from the Hazara, Tajik and Uzbek ethnic groups, the strength of the caretaker government has reached 50. In the first phase, that was announced on September 7, the Taliban had announced the names of 33 ministers

    September 24, 2021
  • Afghan misadventure~II

    Afghan misadventure~II

    The fundamental folly of the US was to believe that hi-technology and air power could override a structure which was built only on corruption. The Afghan army was totally demoralized with no place for honesty as the government was controlled by contractors, warlords, gangsters and criminals. The government itself became a criminal enterprise built on corruption reinforced by the share of the gainers.

    September 17, 2021
  • Govt booster for strategic disinvestment, no gift tax on transfer of shares in PSUs

    Govt booster for strategic disinvestment, no gift tax on transfer of shares in PSUs

    The gap between fair market price and actual amount paid (should be less than FMP) was chargeable to the gift tax.

    September 14, 2021
  • Pipeline or Pipedream?

    Pipeline or Pipedream?

    We don‘t have to look much beyond the downfall of Air India, BSNL and MTNL, that have been deliberately brought to their knees to facilitate the dominance of private players, to understand the inherent danger of bringing in private parties to run the railway system

    September 1, 2021
  • Govt extends deadline for various tax compliances, VsV payments

    Govt extends deadline for various tax compliances, VsV payments

    The deadlines are being extended as glitches marred the functioning of new income tax portal 'www.incometax.gov.in', launched on June 7.

    August 29, 2021
  • Govt, private offices remain closed in Kabul

    Govt, private offices remain closed in Kabul

    The new officials of the passport department said that all government and private offices will be open soon.

    August 22, 2021
  • Taliban urges Afghan govt employees to return to work

    Taliban urges Afghan govt employees to return to work

    The flight operations were suspended on Monday morning after thousands of Afghans flocked to the airport to flee Kabul.

    August 17, 2021
  • Pak govt punished media for criticising policies, claims editorial

    Pak govt punished media for criticising policies, claims editorial

    The proposed law gives sweeping powers to the body to control independent media organisations through coercive measures, the editorial stated

    August 15, 2021
  • Sweden to extend pandemic legislation till 2022, says PM Stefan Lofven

    Sweden to extend pandemic legislation till 2022, says PM Stefan Lofven

    The so-called "pandemic law" was introduced on January 10 and was supposed to end on September 30.

    August 13, 2021
  • Unquiet North East

    Unquiet North East

    India is a Union of States, and armed conflict between any two states threatens the very idea of India as a nation. Historically, most invaders had taken advantage of differences between native rulers to conquer India. That said, modern Indian states are not sovereign bodies; under Article 3 of the Constitution, Parliament has the power to increase the area of any state, diminish the area of any state, alter the boundaries of any state and change the name of any state.

    August 6, 2021
  • 1,773 children lost parents to COVID-19 in Odisha

    1,773 children lost parents to COVID-19 in Odisha

    While 163 kids lost both their parents, 1,610 children lost one of their parents since the outbreak of pandemic in Odisha on 1 April, 2000, the report said.

    July 20, 2021
  • Pursuit of Excellence

    Pursuit of Excellence

    The practice of killing excellence by rating everyone as ‘outstanding,‘ starting with schools, is continued right up to the higher levels of bureaucracy, where most employees, even the undeserving ones, get the ‘outstanding‘ tag, resulting in bad eggs making it to the top echelons and damaging the venerable institutions which they serve.

    July 2, 2021
  • Pakistan fails test

    Pakistan fails test

    In a message conveyed to Pakistan, the FATF authorities have asserted that the country’s delisting will happen only after it complies with all the items on the agenda in both the action plans.

    June 30, 2021
  • 84 people dead in Yemen’s Marib as clashes intensify

    84 people dead in Yemen’s Marib as clashes intensify

    During the past hours, the Houthis renewed their missile attacks on Marib

    June 24, 2021
  • Religious places to open during weekend lockdown in Uttar Pradesh

    Religious places to open during weekend lockdown in Uttar Pradesh

    Earlier, the government had permitted religious places to function only from Monday to Friday.

    June 22, 2021
  • HP makes e-pass mandatory for entry with exemptions

    HP makes e-pass mandatory for entry with exemptions

    Besides, the persons must possess the final vaccination certificate issued to him/her,

    April 27, 2021
  • Shukla urges Himachalis to back farmers’ protest

    Shukla urges Himachalis to back farmers’ protest

    State Congress Chief Kuldeep Singh Rathore, Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri, former Congress chief Sukhvinder Sukhu, state party organization secretary Rajnish Kimta, MLAs and party office bearers were present on the occasion among others.

    March 11, 2021