Day: September 2, 2019

CBDT consolidates Circulars for ease of compliance of Start-ups

open view news desk In order to provide hassle-free tax environment to the Start-ups, a series of announcements have been made by Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in her General Budget Speech, 2019, and also on 23rd August 2019. To give effect to these […]

India takes over COP Presidency from China for next two years

India will highlight its leadership in navigating the land management agenda at global level. To cater the need to achieve SDGs and focused vision of Prime Minister’s agenda of “Doubling the Farmer’s Income by 2022”: Union Environment Minister open view news desk Union Minister for Environment, Forest & […]

Army Prepares to Receive and Train the First Batch of Women Soldiers

open view news desk The Colonel Commandant of the Military Police, Lt Gen Ashwani interviewed Lt Col Nandani in Srinagar for the role  of instructor of the first ever batch of women soldiers for the Army. Commenting on the selection, he said “First set of instructors is most […]

“Eternal Vigilance is the price for liberty” – Chief Election Commissioner

open view news desk Chief Election Commissioner of India Shri Sunil Arora today spoke to the Extraordinary Session of the Executive Board of Association of World Election Bodies in Bengaluru. Sh Arora recalled that Election Commission of India had been closely associated with the formation process of the […]

Over 30 trapped on burning boat off California, many feared dead

Rescuers scrambled Monday to reach as many as 34 people trapped below the deck of a burning commercial scuba-dive boat off the coast of California, US Coast Guard officials said. Many were feared dead. Firefighters converged on the scene near Santa Cruz Island but the blaze and intense […]

US-Taliban deal would see US pull troops from five bases: US envoy

The US military is set to pull troops from five Afghan bases under a proposed deal with the Taliban, the US envoy leading talks with the insurgents said Monday, in some of the first confirmed details of a much-anticipated accord. Zalmay Khalilzad, who has spent about a year […]

Automakers in India demand tax cuts, analysts slash forecasts as sales plummet

NEW DELHI – India’s passenger vehicles sales are set to fall for a tenth consecutive month in August, forcing analysts to slash their 2019 sales forecasts and strengthening the automakers’ case for tax cuts to boost demand. Sales data from India’s top six car makers, including Suzuki Motor […]

U.S. special envoy shows draft deal with Taliban to Afghan president

KABUL – The U.S. special representative for Afghanistan showed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday the draft of an agreement between the United States and the Taliban expected to clear the way for a phased U.S. troop withdrawal, officials said. Zalmay Khalilzad, the Afghan-born U.S. diplomat who has […]

Malaysia’s Mahathir begins state visit to Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Sept 2: Malaysia’s prime minister arrived in Cambodia on Monday to strengthen ties and witness the signing of several agreements. Mahathir Mohamad will meet with Cambodian leader Hun Sen on Tuesday to discuss cooperation and exchange views on regional and international affairs, the Cambodian Foreign Ministry said.  […]

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire after week of tensions

Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border after a week of rising tensions, sparking fears of an escalation and prompting concern from world powers. Israel said it responded with around 100 artillery shells Sunday after Hezbollah fired two or three anti-tank missiles at a battalion headquarters […]

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