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4 July, 2017 1:33 PM Special ability groups demand complete rollback of GST

People with special abilities are demanding a complete rollback of GST, and have launched a social media campaign. The controversy over taxable items for the specially-abled refuses to die down. Not convinced by the clarification of the Union Government, persons with special abilities are demanding a complete rollback and have launched a social media 32

2 July, 2017 4:52 PM Odisha to launch universal eye care program

President of Drusti Daan, Dr K C Padhy said, when there was no semblance of keratoplasty or eye donation in Odisha prior to 2002, when the times advertisement for eye donation was not yielding results in our state, even the request by Aiswarya Ray failed to kindle awareness on eye donation, a group of good meaning people of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar formed 34

2 July, 2017 1:02 AM Electoral bonds will rob poll funding of transparency, fears CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi, who hangs up his boots on July 5, tells TOI that notwithstanding the sustained campaign by parties like AAP questioning EC’s neutrality, the poll body had always gone by the rule-book and court rulings to decide cases. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi , who hangs up his boots on July 5, tells Bharti 39

1 July, 2017 9:01 PM ‘Awareness encouraged cadaveric donations’

Formed in 2012, the Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee (ZTCC) has evolved in these six years. The number of cadaveric organ donations has risen, especially in last one year, thanks to the awareness drives undertaken by the ZTCC and the Mohan Foundation. ZTCC has got a visible fillip after Dr Vibhawari Dani (former dean of the Government Medical 44

25 June, 2017 8:45 AM Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Eid, says diversity is India's strength

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to all and said inspiration should be drawn from such pious festivals to spread happiness and to take the nation forward. He emphasised that India's diversity is its speciality as well as its strength 31

17 June, 2017 7:30 PM Law protects Indian expats in Saudi but people do get laid off: Saud Al Sati

Saudi Arabia is in the news mostly for the wrong reasons. An ongoing crisis with Qatar, a battle for regional power with Iran, a war in Yemen, Daesh and al-Qaida at its doorstep, Pakistan’s close ally, daily reports of guest worker abuse ... Yet, as India’s top oil supplier and a security partner, it counts for a lot. Saudi Arabia decided to sever diplomatic 124

17 June, 2017 5:07 AM Government allocates Rupees 1,000 crore to NTR Vaidya Seva Trust

Guntur: Minister for Medical and Health Kamineni Srinivas lauded NTR Vaidya Trust for rendering medical services to the poor. Taking this into consideration, the government has allocated Rs1,000 crore to NTR Vaidya Seva Trust, he said. He said donations given to NTR Vaidya Trust will be exempted from income tax and urged the donors to come forward and donate 40

17 June, 2017 1:20 AM London fire: Death toll rises to 30; over 70 unaccounted for

At least 30 people have been confirmed dead and over 70 are still unaccounted for in the horrific fire that engulfed 24-storey Grenfell Tower. The death toll in the horrific fire that engulfed 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London rose to 30 on Friday amid fears that it could climb to over 100 in one of the worst fire tragedies in the country. More than 70 persons 32

15 June, 2017 6:01 PM London fire: May orders probe, search on for bodies

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday ordered a public inquiry into the devastating London tower block fire which killed at least 17 people, with firefighters searching for bodies and dozens of people still reported missing. "We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones and the homes in which they lived," said May, as firefighters 28

15 June, 2017 2:26 PM London Fire: Grenfell Tower Block Inferno

At least 17 people were killed in the London fire that broke out in the early hours of Wednesday at the 24-storey Grenfell Tower. London: On Wednesday's London fire, at least 17 people have been killed in a massive blaze that engulfed a high-rise Grenfell Tower, raising serious questions about fire safety in Britain's housing blocks. Police say at least 28