India posts highest ever single day recoveries of 56,383 in a single day:India touched another peak of highest ever single day recoveries of 56,383 in a single day.
With faceless assessment, the taxpayer is assured of fair, courteous, rational behavior: PM Modi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the tax system in the country is becoming faceless and it will give the tax-payer a feeling of fairness and fearlessness.
Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR ; Several areas waterlogged, traffic disrupted:National Capital Delhi witnessed the heaviest spell of rains this monsoon season today.
COVID-19 recovery rate in country crosses 70 pct:Government today said that more than 70 per cent of the total corona affected people in the country have been cured and discharged.
Government reaches the landmark of distributing more than 3 Cr N95 Masks to States:In the relentless work of State/UT governments for containment and management of COVID-19, the Union Government’s central role has been in strengthening health infrastructure to fight the pandemic and its effective management.
PM Modi launches platform for “Transparent Taxation – Honouring the Honest”:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched a platform for “Transparent Taxation – Honouring the Honest” today through video conferencing.
PM Modi launches ‘Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest’ platform:Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest’ platform on Thursday. PM said it will strengthen the efforts of reforming and simplifying India’s tax system.
MoRTH allows sale and registration of electric vehicles without batteries:The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has allowed registration of electric vehicles without pre-fitted batteries. In a letter to Transport Secretaries of all the States and UTs, the ministry has clarified that vehicles without batteries can be sold and registered based on the type approval certificate issued by the test agency.
Assam to launch mega scheme for women’s financial empowerment:In a bid to financially empower women, the Assam government would provide Rs 830 per month each to 17 lakh poor families under the ambitious “Orunodoi” scheme, Finance and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Wednesday.
Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi passes away due to cardiac arrest:Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi (53) passed away on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Charges framed against former Chief Justice of Bangladesh in money laundering case:A Dhaka court on Thursday framed charges against the former Chief Justice of Bangladesh Justice S.K. Sinha and ten others in a money laundering case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
Russia, Brazil agree to cooperate in production & marketing of world’s first registered coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V:Russia and Brazil have agreed to cooperate in the production and marketing of the world’s first registered coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V.
167 passengers leave for Delhi under Vande Bharat Mission flight from Dhaka:Continuing with the Vande Bharat Mission to evacuate stranded citizens from abroad, an Air India flight left the Hazrat Shahjalal Airport at Dhaka for Delhi with 167 Indian nationals on Thursday. This was the seventh evacuation flight from Dhaka to Delhi.
Russia to begin COVID-19 vaccine production within 2 weeks:Russia will start the production of its COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks, the country’s health minister Mikhail Murashko said.
Sri Lanka’s new Cabinet sworn in; New Parliament will convene on August 20:26 new ministers were sworn into Sri Lanka’s new Cabinet on Wednesday after the country recently held a Parliamentary election which saw the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa winning a landslide victory, securing a two-thirds majority in Parliament.
U.S: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden introduces VP choice Kamala Harris:Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris campaigned together for the first time on Wednesday, as the former primary rivals sought to solidify their advantage over President Donald Trump and secure their place in American history.
Katra-Delhi express road corridor by 2023: Jitendra Singh:Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday informed that work has started on the first-of-its-kind Katra (Jammu and Kashmir)-Delhi Express Road Corridor which will be ready by 2023.
Shuttler N Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran C test Covid positive:Shuttler N Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran C, who arrived at the National badminton camp at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad, have tested Covid postive.
SAI announces men’s and women’s national archery camp from August 25:In unlock 3, and in view of the ensuing 2021 Olympics, The Sports Authority of India has sanctioned the National Archery Camp for Olympic-bound athletes from August 25, 2020 at the Army Sports Institute in Pune.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to launch unique Fit India Freedom Run on August 14:Union Sports Ministry is set to organise the largest country-wide run, the Fit India Freedom Run from August 15 to October 2, which boasts of a unique concept.
Hockey teams to resume sporting activities at SAI Bengaluru from Aug 19:The men’s and women’s hockey teams at the Sports Authority of India’s National Centre of Excellence (NCOE) in Bengaluru will resume sporting activities from August 19, SAI said in a statement on Wednesday.
Rescheduled Paris Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19 crisis: The 2020 edition of the Paris Marathon, which was re-scheduled to take place on November 15, on Wednesday, has been cancelled due to implications put forward by coronavirus pandemic.
NASA satellite finds 66 new exoplanets, 2,100 more ‘candidates’:During its two-year-long primary mission, NASA’s planet hunter TESS has found 66 new exoplanets, or worlds beyond our solar system, as well as nearly 2,100 candidates astronomers are working to confirm, the US space agency has said.