Day: August 29, 2021

US airlifts aid to Haiti to reach areas hardest hit by quake

JEREMIE, Haiti — U.S. military aircraft are now ferrying food, tarps and other material into southern Haiti amid a shift in the international relief effort to focus on helping people in the areas hardest hit by the recent earthquake to make it through the hurricane season. Aircraft flying out of […]

EXPLAINER: Ida similar to Katrina, but stronger, smaller

Hurricane Ida is looking eerily like a dangerous and perhaps scarier sequel to 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, the costliest storm in American history. But there’s a few still-to-come twists that could make Ida nastier in some ways, but not quite as horrific in others. Ida is forecast to make […]

U.S. in final phase of Kabul evacuations, Taliban prepares government

Summary Civilian evacuations to end on Sunday – official Biden heads to receive bodies of U.S. troops killed in Kabul Drone strike in province on Pakistan border About 114,400 people evacuated, White House says Aug 29 (Reuters) – U.S. forces were in the final phase of pulling out […]

U.S. drone strike hits Islamic State car bomb in Kabul, officials say

WASHINGTON, Aug 29 – American forces launched a drone strike in Kabul on Sunday targeting a suicide bomber in a vehicle who was aiming to attack the airport, U.S. officials said, as the United States nears the end of its military presence in the city. The strike, first […]

Dr Samoon holds public interaction programme in Gurez

BANDIPORA, AUGUST 29: Principal Secretary Skill Development Dr Asgar Samoon on Sunday held a public interaction programme in Gurez valley to take first had appraisal of local issues from the people for accurate and on ground assessment and redressal of grievances. Additional Deputy Commissioner Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Sub-Divisional […]

CBDT extends due dates for electronic filing of various Forms under the Income-tax Act, 1961

DELHI, AUGUST 29: On consideration of difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders in electronic filing of certain Forms under the provisions of the Income-tax Act,1961 read with Income-tax Rules,1962 (Rules), Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has decided to further extend the due dates for electronic […]

Extension of closing date of late fee amnesty scheme and time limit for filing of application for revocation of cancellation of registration under GST Act

DELHI, AUGUST 29: The Government, vide Notification No. 19/2021- Central Tax, dated 01.06.2021, had provided relief to the taxpayers by reducing / waiving late fee for non-furnishing FORM GSTR-3B for the tax periods from July, 2017 to April, 2021, if the returns for these tax periods are furnished between 01.06.2021 […]


DELHI, AUGUST 29: More than 73.8 lakh doses have been administered in last 24 hours 63.09 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 45,083 new cases in the last 24 hours Active cases account for 1.13% of total cases India’s Active caseload stands […]

Jharkhand’s employment policy not deterrent for industry; a plethora of opportunities await investors: Soren

By Namita Tewari New Delhi, Aug 29:  Forget the legacy of the past where the leadership’s microscopic vision was restricted to ‘mines and minerals’ as it is a changed Jharkhand now with a futuristic approach and a road map for 15 years that offers plethora of untapped opportunities […]

Start-up culture now vibrant in India: PM Modi

New Delhi, Aug 29:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the start-up culture has become very vibrant in India with youngsters in even smaller cities embracing it, and asserted that it is a sign of India’s bright future. In his monthly ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio broadcast, […]

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