Category archives: Current News

Dalveer Bhandari elected again at the ICJ

Dalveer Bhandari elected again at the ICJ The elections for the ICJ (International Court of Justice) were held on Monday in New York, where Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected. After Britain’s candidate Christopher Greenwood backed out, Bhandai gained the fifth and the last spot. Britain and India are said to be in a head to head competition for the last spot. However, Britain opted out in the end. Dalveer Bhandari received […]

Paytm joining hands with ICICI

Paytm joining hands with ICICI ICICI bank and the digital payment startup Paytm today announced a conglomeration beginning between the two. They are jointly planning to launch ‘Paytm-ICICI Bank Postpaid.’ according to them, it is going to be the most seamless way to enjoy digital credit, interest free. Millions of Paytm customers are going to be able to access instant credit for everyday use-cases. These can range from bill-payments to […]

Ambanis are the richest in Asia- Forbes

Ambanis are the richest in Asia- Forbes The 2017 Forbes list of Asia’s richest families has come out, and for the first time the Ambanis with a net worth of US $44.8 BN have topped the list. The list declares the richest 50 families of the Asian continent and orders them on the basis of their net worth and wealth. The combined wealth of all the 50 families on the […]

Robbers dig 25 ft tunnel and loot lockers at Bank of Baroda

In an incident that looks straight out of a crime thriller, a public sector bank’s lockers were looted by robbers after they entered the bank by tunneling a hole through the shop next door.  The culprits dug an underground tunnel of 25 feet to the locker room of Bank of Baroda and broke open 30 lockers out of 225 lockers and escaped with the loot. The valuation of the looted […]

31st ASEAN summit begins in Philippines

31st ASEAN summit begins in Philippines The 31st ASEAN Summit has begun in Manila, Philippines where earlier today in the opening ceremony Honourable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi was seen shaking hands with other leaders. Modi interacted with other world leaders including the US, China, Russia. The event’s gala dinner was attended by them all, hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte of Phillippines. Modi is planning to hold bilateral meeting […]

GST latest- Items tax slab slashed

GST latest- Items tax slab slashed Here are the items on which tax slabs have been slashed after the lasted GST council meeting: 28% to 18% Wires, conductors, insulators, electrical plugs and switches, fuses, connectors Board and panels, Consoles Particle and fibreboards, Plywood Furniture and bedding mattress Vanity cases, trunks and suitcases, travelling bags and handbags Washing detergent Liquid detergent Shower gels and creams Shampoos and hair dyes Shaving cream, […]

Odd-Even scheme making a comeback

Odd-Even scheme making a comeback After the recent news about how Delhi is turning hazardous for the people and how it is turning into a gas chamber, the Delhi Government faces major criticism yet again. For curbing the situation, the Delhi Government has decided to reimplement the Odd-Even scheme in the National capital from November 13-17, 2017. The scheme will be implemented for 5 days by the authorities and the […]

Delhi Air Pollution: The Problem Of Interpretation

Delhi Air Pollution: The Problem Of Interpretation Delhi Air pollution has reached alarming levels. The headlines in the past one week have been primarily about it. You come across all kinds of possible measures from increasing parking fees to cloud seeding to even sprinkling water from the sky and what not. Almost every year, with the onset of winter, Delhi has to tackle with this additional burden of severe smog. […]

 
 
 

Due to Dense fog 18 cars rammed at Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway

Due to Dense fog 18 cars rammed at Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway Delhi woke up to a thick layer of smog surrounding the city, again. While primary schools were shut, offices and college goers had to face many problems due to low visibility on the roads. While many opted for traveling by metro instead of cars, people who took their cars were also careful while driving. At 7 AM, drivers were […]

Delhi under the blanket of Air Pollution

Delhi under the blanket of Air Pollution Delhi, yet another time, has become a gas chambers, worsening things for the residents. With the blanket of air pollution covering Delhi, all private and state-run Junior Schools will be closed today on November 8. Children will not be permitted in any outdoor activity, even the morning assemblies. The Delhi Government even announced that people should avoid walking out in the morning as […]