HindustanTimes Fri,22 Aug 2014


Soon, foreign bank, trip details could be in I-T returns

The first report of the SIT on black money has sought changes in I-T return forms whereby taxpayers would be required to give details of their foreign bank accounts or foreign trips undertaken by them.

Ganga cleaning project begins; high-tech sensors installed to keep tabs

The sensors will self-monitor the levels and nature of effluents and pollutants. They will send real-time data on discharges from factories to a central server and will automatically send alerts when effluents breach permissible limits.

Ministries to give ideas on alternative plan panel

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw open a public debate to suggest the alternative shape of the Plan Panel, a missive from the PMO has been sent to different ministries asking for their suggestions on the same.

HC acquits all 46 accused of Kambalpalli massacre

A division bench of the Karnataka high court acquitted on Thursday all 46 accused in the Kambalapalli massacre in which seven dalits were burnt alive in broad daylight by an upper caste mob on March 11, 2000.

BJP gets ready for Tamil Nadu assembly polls

The BJP, which contested 18 seats in Tamil Nadu in 2009, more than doubled its vote share in the 2014 LS polls despite fielding candidates in just nine seats. But, the state election will be a different challenge.

IB: CBI didn’t verify all Ishrat case facts

Attacking the CBI chargesheet in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, the Intelligence Bureau (IB) has claimed in the Supreme Court that it was filed without fully verifying all the facts.

Field trial of GM crops to begin soon: Javadekar

The NDA government has decided to allow scientific trials of some GM crops, which it had put on hold, but it would ensure these would strictly adhere to all norms governing such field evaluation.

Questions over seniors’ silence on Rahul critics

Knives are out in the Congress as young leaders have decided to take on seniors for their 'deafening silence' whenever there is an attack of party vice president Rahul Gandhi from within the organisation or outside of it.

Model's lawyer to seek cancellation of top cop Paraskar's bail

The lawyer, who represented a Mumbai-based model in a case of her alleged sexual assault against Deputy Inspector General of Police Sunil Paraskar, told the court in Mumbai on Thursday, that she would seek cancellation of pre-arrest bail granted to the senior police officer after he allegedly threatened her through another person.

Teenagers’ quarrel leads to clash in Hapur

A petty dispute between two teenage students turned into a confrontation between two communities in Bahadurgarh village of Hapur district on Thursday.

Ban loudspeakers at shrines, SC urged

Journalist-turned-activist Vineet Narain has moved the Supreme Court seeking a ban on use of loudspeakers at religious places that recently led to communal violence in Uttar Pradesh.

India plans to host all 54 African Union leaders

For the first time, India is preparing to host all the 54 African Union leaders for the third edition of the India-Africa forum summit in New Delhi in December. The event is being billed as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s grand reach-out to the continent.

Pak targets mosque, residential houses along LoC

In 13th ceasefire violation in the past 11 days, Pakistani troops opened another front along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir and targeted a mosque and residential houses in night-long firing.

UP flood situation grave, toll mounts to 89

Flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 on Thursday with reports of seven more deaths in the state whose eastern parts were worst hit.

Now, surnames matter less in politics: Jaitley

Taking a dig at politics of dynasty, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday times have changed and now surnames do not seem to matter in politics.
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