New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistan government is considering imposing a federal tax on agricultural income to meet a demand by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and legal experts say it is possible without amending the Constitution, Express Tribune reported.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has directed Pak TV channels to stop airing what it calls indecency and intimacy in dramas, Samaa TV reported.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Foreign Office on Saturday issued a statement on a report by CNN claiming that a formal agreement for the use of Pakistan's airspace by the US to conduct military strikes in Afghanistan was close, clarifying that there was "no such understanding" between the two countries, Dawn reported.
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said on Saturday that the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi about Jammu and Kashmir is to convert the union territory into a 'giver' and not a 'taker' region of the country.
San Jose (USA), Oct 23 (IANS) Anjali Ryot, a San Jose, California-based travel blogger and senior site reliability engineer employed with the global job search site, LinkedIn, was killed in a drug cartel-related shooting in the ostensibly peaceful Mexican resort town of Tulum, reports the 'Daily Mail'.
Bagalkot, (Karnataka) Oct 23 (IANS) Pejawar Seer Vishwaprasanna Theertha Swamiji on Saturday stated that Hindus do not have a mob and violent mentality unlike people of other religions. The government should act before the situation gets out of hand, he added.
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Oct 23 (IANS) Highlighing major concerns over judicial infrastructure in the country, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday made some shocking revelations, including how almost 20 per cent of the judicial officers in the country don't even have proper courtrooms to sit and preside over justice delivery.
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level security review meeting in Srinagar on Saturday on the first day of his 3-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Minutes after Delhi deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the BJP would soon replace Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant due to his poor governance track record and inability to effectively tackle the Covid pandemic, the Goa BJP has dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party's statement as a rumour.
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Never shy about his past, when he sold tea at a railway station in Gujarat as a young boy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi bonded with a 'chaiwala' from Goa during a virtual interaction on Saturday.
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) A rape convict 'judge' was sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 50,000 on Saturday by a fast track court in Jammu and Kashmir.
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistani delegation that was in Washington since October 4 to attend annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has failed to convince the latter and secure an arrangement for resumption of a $6 billion extended loan facility.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and several others injured in clashes with workers of the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Islamist party in Lahore, Dawn reported.
Guwahati, Oct 23 (IANS) Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that to counter China's influence, India has to further increase its engagement in neighbouring countries.
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday met the family of J&K Police officer, Parvez Ahmad Dar, who was killed by militants in June this year.
Jaipur, Oct 23 (IANS) A man accused of raping and murdering a seven-year-old girl in Rajasthan has been sentenced to death within 24 days of committing the crime.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Centre on Friday told the Delhi High Court that WhatsApp has already violated the fundamental rights of users in the country by denying dispute resolution rights while opposing a plea filed by WhatsApp and Facebook against the new IT rules.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said a candidate, as a matter of right, cannot claim allocation of cadre of his/her choice, after qualifying the civil services examination.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, Bollywood actress Ananya Panday was on Friday grilled by a team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), for over 3 hours, in connection with its ongoing probe into the October 2 "rave party" aboard a cruise ship.
Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Sushmita Dev and 10 other party members were attacked allegedly by the members of ruling BJP on Friday at Amtali in western Tripura.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) with AirAsia India getting close to obtaining international flying rights, conglomerate Tata Sons, will in the near future, have four airlines with permits for overseas operations.
Kochi, Oct 22 (IANS) After 15 long months, the Customs on Friday submitted a 3,000-page charge sheet in the infamous Kerala gold smuggling case at the economic offences court here.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) There was relief for a group of aggrieved women officers, who filed a contempt petition against the Army chief, as they were denied permanent commission -- allegedly in violation of a Supreme Court order, with the Centre on Friday telling the apex court it has cleared 39 women officers found eligible, after reconsideration, but rejected pleas of 25 others.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) One person was killed in a major fire which broke out on the 19th floor of a 61-storey residential building in south Mumbai on Friday, creating panic among the residents, before it was extinguished, officials said on Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday slammed the government over the delay in appointment of presidents and members in consumer fora, saying if it is not keen on filling up vacancies to allow full-fledged functioning, then it can do away with the fora.