Diesel and Petrol price to be under Rs 60 if India switches to alternative fuels: Gadkari

September 12, 2018

New Delhi: Union road transport minister, Nitin Gadkari said that there is an immense potential for production of bio-fuel in Chattisgarh. In a gathering at Charoda, Chattisgarh, Gadkari claimed said that use of alternative fuels will help people against sky-high petrol diesel prices, reported Press Trust of India. He further added that biofuel production will also create job opportunities for farmers, tribals and forest dwellers. It may be noted that biofuel from…

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PM announces pay hike for anganwadi, Asha workers

September 12, 2018

NEW DELHI: Hailing the role of grassroots workers who can be change agents for a malnourished child or an anaemic mother or a pregnant woman, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a significant hike in monthly honorarium and incentives of anganwadi and Asha workers. The prime minister laid emphasis on redoubling efforts to reduce anaemia-related illness in the country by three times, the reduction rate of which currently stands…

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Torn Rs 2000, Rs 200 notes may get you just half their value – Check new RBI rules

September 11, 2018

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has modified rules for exchange of mutilated or torn currency notes after the introduction of Rs 2,000, Rs 200 and other lower denomination currencies. It is worth noting that after the government demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in November 2016, the Central bank had introduced new Rs 2,000 and Rs 200 notes. Also, the RBI came out with smaller currency notes…

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Banning imports of luxury cars, smartphones, cheese on Pakistan’s radar, as it seeks to escape IMF bailout

September 10, 2018

Pakistani economic advisors discussed banning imports of luxury cars, smartphones and cheese in a wide-ranging strategy session on how to avoid seeking a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a senior government advisor said. While no decisions were made, the floating of radical measures to tackle Pakistan’s ballooning current account deficit by the newly formed Economic Advisory Council (EAC) underscores the new government’s determination to avoid another IMF bailout. The…

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How to apply for Marriage Certificate in India – Details here

September 10, 2018

A marriage certificate is an official statement that two people are married. [Linking Aadhaar with marriage certificate may be mandatory soon] In India, Marriages can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. It is a legal proof you are married and the most vital document of a marriage. In 2006, the Supreme Court made it compulsory to register the marriage for…

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How to track your income tax refund status? Check out details and step by step guide

September 10, 2018

You must have filed your Income Tax Return for FY2017-18 or AY2018-19 by now, as its due date – which was 31st August, 2018 – has already passed. Still, for many taxpayers the process of return filing may not be fully complete. Yes, you guessed it right! We are talking about those assessees who are now eagerly looking forward for their income tax refund. Income tax refund is nothing but…

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IndiGo Offers 10 Lakh Flight Tickets Starting at Rs 999

September 10, 2018

In a limited period offer, IndiGo on Monday has put 10 lakh (one million) promotional seats on sale at all-inclusive fares starting Rs 999 for a one-way journey across its flight network. The budget carrier is also offering “SuperCash” of 20 percent (up to Rs 600) on booking the ticket through mobile wallet provider MobiKwik on its official website or app. The four-day “festive sale” has begun on Monday and…

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How India convinced the US to help track and crack Dawood Ibrahim

September 8, 2018

New Delhi, Sep 7: At the Indo-US 2+2 dialogue there was a major development relating to Dawood Ibrahim. The United States agreed to help India track down Dawood Ibrahim, who is currently hiding in Pakistan. US President Donald Trump who has very often spoken about Pakistan harbouring terrorists and has urged the country to act on the issue. The joint statement issued by the two sides does mention the launch…

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From penalties on power cuts to punishment for power theft; Government plans major reforms in Electricity Act

September 8, 2018

The government has proposed major reforms such as separation of ‘carriage and content’, penalty for power cuts, setting up of a national power committee and raising penalties for power theft, as it seeks to amend the Electricity Act, 2003. Laying the groundwork for separation of ‘content and carriage’ — a project which has been in the back burner for quite some time — the government has distinguished between electricity supply…

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Supreme Court orders states to file reports on dealing with cow vigilantism, mob lynching within one week

September 7, 2018

The Supreme court on Friday directed all the states to comply with its July 17, 2018, instructions while dealing with cow vigilantism and mob lynching and file reports within one week. The apex court noted that only 11 out of 29 states and seven union territories have filed compliance reports before it on cow vigilantism so far. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khawilkar and…

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“Good Day For India”: Celebs Cheer Section 377 Verdict

September 6, 2018

NEW DELHI: In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court today declared that homosexuality is not an offence in India. “Section 377 is irrational and arbitrary. Sexual orientation of an individual is natural and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a violation of freedom of expression,” Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra said, reading out the judgement. Reactions started pouring in on micro-blogging site Twitter after the spectacular verdict…

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Sunny Leone goes BOLD and FEARLESS in her latest photoshoot and we are impressed

September 6, 2018

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone never fails to charm her fans with her fashion sense. The actress binds together all elements of style and panache when it comes to showcasing her statements in pictures. Her latest photoshoot with MensXP is real, fierce, fearless and all shades of grey. The actress puts on her best self for the shoot as looks nothing less than glamorous. The theme of the shoot is titled, “As real…

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