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Category archives: Current News

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 […]

Indian sentenced in the US over Al-qaeda funding

Indian sentenced in the US over Al-qaeda funding Yahya Farooq Mohammad, an Indian National, was sentenced for 27.5 years in prison by the US Supreme Court. He was sentenced after being found guilty for providing al-qaeda leaders with thousands of dollars. Moreover, he was also found to be soliciting the murder of the judge who was hearing the case. Mohammad is 39 in age, and an engineer from the Ohio […]

The Appleby leak Latest Revelations of the Paradise Papers

The Appleby leak Latest Revelations of the Paradise Papers It has been almost one year since the Panama Papers were leaked, unraveling the world’s biggest finance holders. Today, a new form of data has been leaked by an offshore law firm- Appleby. The leak has lead to the exposure of wealthy individuals, which also includes many Indians, big corporations around the world, various hedge funds, and others who have evaded […]

7th Pay Commission Dilemmas

7th Pay Commission Promises The Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, is vying to keep his promise of raising the minimum pay over 18,000 INR ( the amount which was actually recommended by the commission). The news has recently come out from the sources of the Ministry of Finance. It was said that the hike is likely to be announced in the minimum pay, beyond what was recommended by the 7th Pay […]

In Solomon Island of Pacific -Trees are brought down by cursing

In The movie Taare Zameen Par The art teacher tells the rude and cursing father of the dyslexic kid about *Solomon Islands..* In those islands, the tribal don’t cut down a tree. *They surround the tree and curse it for hours every day..* Within a few weeks, the tree dries up and becomes dead.. Many of us might find that example too difficult to believe. How can intangible and invisible […]

Violence against Sikh Boy in The US

Violence against Sikh Boy in The US With the Gurupurab festival being celebrated in India on the 4th of November, a sad news broke the hearts of millions. A sikh boy, 14 years old was beaten, knocked down, and punched by his classmates in the state of of Washington DC, United States. The boy was targeted for being an Indian, claims his father. The boy while being beaten down, was […]