20 IAF aircraft set to land on expressway
The Lucknow-Agra Expressway will play host to the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 24 as 20 frontline planes are expected to perform touchdown drills on a designated strip of the 302 km road, the longest sixlane highway in the country
France wants India to buy more Rafales
India has a hectic diplomatic calendar next week with a series of high-profile visits scheduled. French Defence Minister Florence Parley will be in New Delhi on an official visit during which she is likely to make a strong pitch to sell additional Rafale fighter jets
Centre pushes for cash-free campuses
The Ministry of Human Resource Development aims to make financial transactions completely digital in all higher education institutions
Obama, Bush slam ‘bigotry’ in U.S.
Two former Presidents weighed in on the persisting political tensions in the United States and called for harmony on Thursday at separate events
‘Valuation services must register by Mar. 31’
Individuals, partnership entities and companies rendering valuation services under the Companies Act have to be registered with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) by March 31, 2018, the corporate affairs ministry said.
GSTN unveils offline option for GSTR-3B returns filing
The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has released an offline facility that will allow taxpayers to finalize their GSTR-3B forms on their own computers before uploading it onto the portal.
AI on ‘urgent’ lookout for ₹1,500 cr. short term loans
Disinvestment-bound national carrier Air India has sought proposals for short-term loans worth 1,500 crore to meet “urgent” working capital needs, according to a document
Most pollution-linked deaths occur in India
India is ranked number one globally on the toll taken by pollution, with a staggering 2.51 million deaths in 2015, an international commission has reported.
UP Minister flays Azam over Taj remarks
Uttar Pradesh Minister Baldev Singh Aulakh on Friday lashed out at Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan for saying the Taj Mahal will be “destroyed”, and accused him of making such statements to create tension between two communities.
Chinese official credits Xi with foiling coup
A senior Chinese official has credited President Xi Jinping with thwarting a coup, shedding new light on the arrest of six so-called “Tigers” under a national anti-corruption campaign.