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The central government has completed assessment of 350 foreign accounts while tax-evasion proceedings have been initiated against 60 holders as part of its crackdown on black money accounts, as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced. As per a media report, over 1,100 Indians were in the list of cli
As winter bid farewell, we expects the flu known by its agent of contagion, H1N1 to also fade away. But this time it doesn’t seems to go so easily. The swine flu virus has already killed more than 600 people in less than two months, causing a run on the only drug that works. If
Research scholars, more than 80,000 in number, across different institutes of the country have called for a boycott of National Science Day on February 28 to register their protest against the apathy of the government towards the scientific community. “The protest is not just for increasing our fe
“The bespectacled Common Man in his checked coat had walked into my cartoon spontaneously, as if I had no hand in his creation.” – R.K.LAXMAN The creator of the immortal mute spectator ‘Common Man’, cartoonist R K Laxman, died on 26th January, in Pune at a private hospital at the a
Swachha Bharat Mission, a mission to achieve open defecation free India by 2019 on the 150th birth year of Mahatma Gandhi, was launched on 2nd October 2014 by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Today, Mandya district in Karnataka has become top in total rural BPL toilet construction in the country with
A fake website of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), under the name “Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Yojna”, has been busted by the Delhi Police, as it was providing fake government loans to the people. Details of the server were obtained on the basis of the fake URL — www.pmay-gov.in.
The CBI has arrested Shivnarayan Das, for his involvement in the case against Saradha Realty India Ltd. and others, as he is said to be an advisor of Saradha scam purported kingpin Sudipta Sen, in connection with the multi-billion chit fund scandal. A fully loaded revolver was also seized from him.
US court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by human rights group American Justice Centre (AJC) in New York, US District Judge Analisa Torres accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failure to control the 2002 Gujarat riots, saying as a sitting head of government he was entitled to immunity. AJC filed t
Dr Shalini Rajneesh (IAS) Principal Secretary to Govt of Karnataka says: In Public Service Delivery, the data is so huge that unless it is analysed objectively, it does not help in bringing sustainable improvements. The analytics involves measuring process parameters at the lowest level and then gen
Redressal of Public Grievances is very critical for effective and good governance. Effective Redressal of grievances requires an integrated and comprehensive approach and an effective IT solution capturing the lifecycle and administrative decision making in Government departments and PSUs. If we see
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined the world’s most powerful people ranking 15th on the Forbes list with Russian President Vladimir Putin once again beating US President Barack Obama to the top spot. The list of 72 most powerful people in the world also included the names of Reliance I
Ayman al Zawahiri decrypted communications between Indian Mujahideen (IM) and Al-Qaeda and testimony from suspects who have triggered alarm among intelligence officials in New Delhi; the groups appear to be working together to launch major attacks in the region. The officials said that plots they ha