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Pakistan court ordered release of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed

ISLAMABAD:

A Pakistani review board on Wednesday ordered the release from house arrest of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed, who pledged that he and his followers in the Jamaat-udDawah will play a strong role for “Kashmir’s independence”. Pakistan’s Punjab province had sought a three month extension in Saeed’s detention but the request was turned down by the Continue reading

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Explosion in NTPC plant kills 20 and more than 100 injured

RAE BARELI/NEW DELHI: At least 20 people were killed and around 100 injured in an explosion at a government-run coal-fired power plant in Uttar Pradesh’s  Wednesday afternoon.

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) plant was shut down and several workers were feared trapped under the debris. The cause of the explosion wasn’t immediately known.

The number of casualties might go up once the blade soft he boiler are cut,” additional director general of police (law and order) Anand Kumar told Hindustan Times. About 22 people with severe burns were referred to Lucknow, he said. Continue reading

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One more Mumbai youth killed, who ran away and joined ISIS

MUMBAI: Fahad Shaikh, a 24-yearold Kalyan resident who fled from home with three of his friends to join the Islamic State in 2014, has been reported killed.

Fahad’s father Tanveer Shaikh told HT on Wednesday that a phone call from an unknown number alerted him to his death on Tuesday afternoon.

“Your son is no more,” the caller told him Continue reading

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CIGARETTE SHOPS MAY SOON NEED LICENCES

NEWDELHI: Tobacco sellers must register with the local civic authority and they can’t sell candies and colas on the side that attract nonsmokers to the shop, the government proposed in an attempt to reduce tobacco abuse in India.

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Get reward of rs.10 lakh for giving info on missing JNU student Najeeb – CBI

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday announced rs.10 lakh reward for anyone who could give information on Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Najeeb Ahmed. Najeeb, a biotechnology student at JNU, went missing from his hostel on October 16, 2016 after an alleged confrontation with student members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a body affiliated to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). “The information regarding Shri Najeeb Ahmed can be given to the CBI over telephone/mobile Nos. 24368641, 24368638, 24368634, 9650394796 and 9650394791,” the CBI said in a statement issued on Thursday. With the Delhi Police failing to find her son, Fatima approached the Delhi high court demanding a CBI probe. On May 16, a bench of Justices GS Sistani and Rekha Palli handed over the investigation to the CBI with the direction that it has to be monitored by an officer not less than the rank of DIG.

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Source : Hindustan Times 

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How much GST on which item ??

81 % of items fall below/in 18% GST slab. 

As per Hindustan Times report:

GST will not levy on these items : GST @ 0%

  1. Unpacked foodgrains
  2. Fresh Vegetables
  3. Unbranded atta
  4. Unbranded Maida
  5. Unbranded besan
  6. Gud
  7. Milk
  8. Eggs
  9. Curd
  10. Lassi
  11. Unpacked paneer
  12. Unbranded natural honey
  13. Palmyra jaggery
  14. Salt
  15. Kajal
  16. Full Jhadu
  17. Children’s drawing and coloring books
  18. Education services
  19. Health services

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China commented on India in Bhutan dispute

Beijing : On Wednesday China Accused India of having a “‘secret motive”” as they observed that the Indian troops had stopped the soldiers to build a road in Dong lang. This is the region of a dispute with Bhutan, which is still going on.

The foreign ministry accused Indian troops of trespassing into Chinese territory and said the alleged incursion was “totally different” from previous incidents. Keeping up its aggressive posturing on the stand-off, the ministry said the “liability” for resuming the suspended Kailash Mansarovar Yatra lay with India, which should correct its “errors”.

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source : Hindustan Times

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Pending allowances of 7th pay commission are approved on Wednesday.

On Wednesday, Union cabinet approved the new structure of allowances of central government employees( 34 lakh) and Defense staff( 14 lakh) . With this decision of union cabinet, govt. employees salary is going to get a big impact from the next month. This was the last pending structure of 7th pay commission, which is out now. After the implementation of this decision of union cabinet, govt. employees salary is going to get a high jump because House rent allowances are increasing on an average of 45% in a city like Delhi. Continue reading

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EU SLAPS $2.7 BN FINE ON GOOGLE FOR FAVOURING ITS OWN SERVICE

BRUSSELS: European Union anti trust regulators hit Alphabet unit Google with a record 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday for illegally favouring its own online shopping service in its search results.

The move indicates the European regulators will likely take a tough line with the Silicon Valley giant in two other ongoing cases.

The EU said the world’s most popular internet search engine has 90 days to stop favouring its own shopping service or face a further penalty of up to 5% of Alphabet’s average daily global turnover.

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Mansarovar yatra hits Chinese wall

BEIJING: China on Tuesday lodged protests in Beijing and New Delhi against Indian soldiers’ “trespassing” into its territory and indicated the Mansarovar Yatra would remain suspended till India “withdrew” its troops.

The ministry of foreign affairs made it clear it would leverage the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, a major confidence-building measure between the two neighbours, in the standoff along the Line of Actual Control in Sikkim.

In a late-night statement, China cited an 1890 treaty signed between the British-Indian government and the then ruling Chinese Qing dynasty on Sikkim to say India was violating rules established 127 years ago.

The statement by the ministry of foreign affairs (MFA) said according to the treaty, the border region contested by India is located on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

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source : Hindustan Times

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