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22 November, 2017 12:43 PM Govt sets up panel to review income tax laws

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday constituted a task force for redrafting the 50-year old income tax law in sync with the economic needs of the country. The six-member task force will have Arbind Modi, CBDT Member (Legislation) as the Convener and other members, including Girish Ahuja (chartered accountant), Rajiv Memani (Chairman and Regional Managing 9

20 November, 2017 1:31 PM China complains again over Arunachal, this time over visit of President Ram Nath Kovind

China routinely objects to any senior Indian officials' visit to Arunachal Pradesh. Beijing: China on Monday objected to President Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying India should refrain from "complicating" the border dispute when bilateral relations are at a "crucial moment". "The Chinese government never acknowledged the so-called 67

19 November, 2017 5:05 PM ‘India up one notch in per capita GDP’

India has moved up one position to 126 in terms of GDP per capita of countries, still ranked lower than all its BRICS peers, while Qatar remains the world’s richest on this parameter as per IMF data. The data, which forms part of the latest World Economic Outlook report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), ranks over 200 countries in terms of per capita 21

18 November, 2017 2:40 PM Dalai Lama to arrive in Bodh Gaya in December

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will arrive in Bodh Gaya, the place where the Buddha had attained enlightenment, on a 50-day-long tour next month. Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will arrive in Bodh Gaya, the place where the Buddha had attained enlightenment, on a 50-day-long tour next month, officials said today. "The Dalai Lama will arrive 45

17 November, 2017 3:05 AM India, Singapore for elevating ties to 'strategic level'

India and Singapore discussed ways and actions to elevate bilateral relationship to a strategic level, an official release said. The issues regarding strengthening the bilateral ties were discussed during a meeting between visiting Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Both the leaders recalled the shared history of the countries 51

17 November, 2017 2:19 AM Amid Regional Uncertainty, Xi Jinping Offers Support For Saudi Arabia

Beijing: China supports Saudi Arabia's efforts to safeguard national sovereignty and achieve greater development, President Xi Jinping told Saudi Arabia's King Salman, at a time of regional tensions between Saudi Arabia, Iran, Lebanon and Yemen. China has traditionally played little role in Middle East conflicts or diplomacy, despite its reliance on the region 47

16 November, 2017 4:08 PM French minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to visit India on Thursday

New Delhi: French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will arrive here on a two-day visit on Thursday to prepare the ground for President Emmanuel Macron's proposed India trip early next year. The first day of Drian's India visit is packed with a series of meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma 36

15 November, 2017 4:47 PM Highways to be rated on safety features

In a bid to make Indian roads safer and curb fatalities, a global charity on Wednesday unveiled an India Road Assessment Programme (IndiaRAP) that will rate highways’ safety levels, and seek to eliminate the most unsafe roads. “Local leadership is the key to life-saving success in all of our partnerships across 80 countries worldwide. As India invests 26

14 November, 2017 2:11 PM Will reduce fatal road accidents by 50 percent: Nitin Gadkari

The government is committed to reducing fatal road accidents by 50 percent, Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday. Greater Noida: The government is committed to reducing fatal road accidents by 50 percent, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday. He also sought help from developed countries to get innovative technologies and best practices 42

14 November, 2017 2:07 AM 31st ASEAN Summit In Manila LIVE: Narendra Modi To Meet PMs of Australia, Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held "very expansive" talks with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit or the Association of South-East Asian Nations. During the meeting, the two leaders carried out a "broad review" of the strategic landscape in Asia, signalling deeper cooperation by the two countries in dealing with sensitive 55