02 Sep 2015
New Delhi: In a major relief to foreign portfolio investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government has decided not to levy Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) on capital gains made by FIIs retrospectively.
31 Aug 2015
Washington/Islamabad: In a blunt message, the US has asked Pakistan to intensify efforts to counter terrorist sanctuaries inside its borders and take concrete steps against the dreaded Haqqani network responsible for major attacks on American installations in Afghanistan.
29 Aug 2015
Chandigarh: Hundreds of women in Haryana and Chandigarh availed the facility of free travel on state roadways buses today on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: In the following video, a running bike some how falls over a snake. Unfortunately the snake gets struck under the bike. In few seconds, inquisitive crowd gathers around the bike and snake but nobody has really the guts to pull out the snake. Amid all this, a daredevil man arrives on an Enfield bullet and without any fear lifts the bike and let the snake go off.
27 Aug 2015
Chandigarh: Backing the Patel community's demand for reservation in Gujarat, Jats in Haryana today threatened to launch an agitation in the state to press for their demand of OBC quota.
06 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet yesterday approved release of wages directly to the accounts of the workers engaged under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).
27 Aug 2015
Chandigarh: The Haryana government has today announced that it will open women police stations, one in each of the 21 districts of the state and would be inaugurated on the eve of 'Raksha Bandhan' festival on Friday.
29 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The government has proposed to issue an order under the Land Acquisition Act to extend compensation and rehabilitation benefits to families whose land is acquired under 13 central Acts, which were not included when the law came into force last year.
24 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Political parties should not be brought under the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act by terming them 'public authorities' as this would not only hamper their smooth working but help political rivals to file pleas with malicious intention to seek information, government told the Supreme Court today.
25 Aug 2015
Chandigarh: The Haryana government's move to impose educational and other qualifications on those contesting panchayat (village council) elections was "undemocratic and unwarranted", former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Monday.