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Jaitley urges India Inc to build <strong>public</strong> opinion for GST Bill

Jaitley urges India Inc to build public opinion for GST Bill

20 Dec 2014

New Delhi: A day after the government tabled the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday urged industries to build public opinion in states for passing the law on reforming India's indirect tax system.

Government,   Goods and Services Tax,   GST Bill,   Lok Sabha,   Finance Minister,   Arun Jaitley,   Indirect tax,  
<strong>Public</strong> Accounts Committee slams railways for introducing premium charges on Tatkal tickets

Public Accounts Committee slams railways for introducing premium charges on Tatkal tickets

20 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Terming the newly introduced 'premium charges' on Tatkal tickets as anti-poor move, Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has said that the government should immediately reduce the charges to make it affordable for the passengers belonging to lower crust of the society.

Public Accounts Committee,   railways,   premium charges,   Tatkal tickets,   internet users,   ticket window,   ,  
Flipkart raises USD 700 million

Flipkart raises USD 700 million

20 Dec 2014

Bengaluru: E-commerce major Flipkart on Saturday announced filing application with Singapore based companies' regulator ACRA to become a public company after raising USD 700 million for long term strategic investments in India following which its number of investors exceeded 50.

Flipkart,   Singapore regulator ACRA,   Flipkart investments,   e-commerce website Flipkart,   Singapore companies,   Flipkart public company,  
College students unaware about hookah <strong>risks</strong>: Study

College students unaware about hookah risks: Study

12 Dec 2014

New York: College students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes as they lack awareness about the risks associated with the former, says a US-based study.

smoking,   cigarettes,   College students,   hookah smoking,   hookah use,   public health,   nicotine,  
Indians are living longer and healthier <strong>lives</strong>: Study

Indians are living longer and healthier lives: Study

18 Dec 2014

Washington: India has made great strides in reducing both child and adult mortality since 1990, says a global study, adding that adults and children in the country are living longer and healthier lives than two decades earlier. Involving more than 700 researchers and covering 188 countries, the study found that in India, the average yearly rates of decline in mortality have been 3.7 percent per year for children and 1.3 percent per year for adults.

Indians,   Living longer,   Healthier,   Study,   Adult mortality,   Lancet,  
Centre issues guidelines to deal with terror attack on schools

Centre issues guidelines to deal with terror attack on schools

19 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Children and teachers should avoid panic reaction and centralised alarm and Public Address systems must be installed under a set of comprehensive guidelines sent by the government to schools across the country on how to deal with any terror attack.

Children,   Teachers,   Public Address systems,   Government,   Home Ministry,   School security,   Terror attack,  
Panel to interview 35 candidates for Executive Director post in PSBs

Panel to interview 35 candidates for Executive Director post in PSBs

19 Dec 2014

New Delhi: A government-appointed selection panel would interview 35 general managers to fill vacancies of 14 Executive Directors in various public sector banks.

Government,   Selection panel,   Interview,   General managers,   Bank vacancies,   Executive Directors,   Public sector banks,  
Lakhvi booked under MPO; to remain in jail for three months

Lakhvi booked under MPO; to remain in jail for three months

19 Dec 2014

Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi will remain in jail for at least three more months after Pakistani authorities on Friday slapped stringent provisions under public security against the key accused in the 2008 Mumbai attack, a day after a court gave him bail sparked outrage in India.

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi,   Maintenance of Public Order (MPO),   Chaudhry Azhar,   2008 Mumbai attack,   Islamabad Anti-Terrorism Court,   ,  
PCB under fire in the wake of Peshawar terrorist attack

PCB under fire in the wake of Peshawar terrorist attack

19 Dec 2014

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) authorities have come under fire for not postponing the fourth One-day International against New Zealand by a day in the wake of the terrorist attack in a Peshawar Army Public School in which around 132 schoolchildren were killed.

Pakistan Cricket Board,   PCB,   Pakistan vs New Zealand,   terrorist attack in Peshawar Army Public School,  
Sachin Tendulkar's Viber <strong>public</strong> chat first to hit 1 million followers

Sachin Tendulkar's Viber public chat first to hit 1 million followers

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Viber, the mobile communications app offering free messaging and HD-quality calls, on Wednesday announced that iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's public chat has become the first to exceed one million followers.

Viber,   Mobile communications,   Free messaging,   HD-quality calls,   Sachin Tendulkar,   Public chat,  

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