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Arun Jaitley against higher income tax rate to raise revenue


New Delhi Ahead of his first full fledged budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that the NDA government was against raising revenue by imposing higher taxes, instead it would want to leave more money in the hands of consumer to fuel demand and growth. The minister also pledged to make the budgetary process more transparent so as to present ... Read More »

Nip religious intolerance in the bud: Delhi High Court


New Delhi Growing instances of religious “intolerance” have to be “nipped in the bud” as the country can “ill-afford” that they spread like “wild fire”, Delhi High Court has observed. Dismissing a PIL against Aamir Khan’s block buster ‘PK’, a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R S Endlaw said “the present petition is an instance of a ... Read More »

NDA has to plan well for Bihar to check JD-U, RJD: Kushwaha


New Delhi Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls scheduled later this year, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha has sounded a note of caution for ally BJP, which has been buoyed by successive victories in state elections after its triumph in the Lok Sabha polls last year. “There is a need to be a little cautious. Had JD(U) and RJD been separate, it ... Read More »

National Immunization Day for pulse polio today


New Delhi The National Immunization Day for pulse polio is being held on Sunday. Children below 5 years of age will be given polio drops as part of the government’s drive to sustain polio eradication from the country. Earlier on Saturday, President Pranab Mukherjee launched the programme by administering polio drops to children at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Read More »

Top nine companies add Rs 54,333 cr in market cap; HUL shines


New Delhi Top nine Sensex companies together added Rs 54,333 crore in market valuation last week, with FMCG major HUL emerging as the star-performer. Barring ONGC, rest nine blue-chip companies including TCS, ITC, RIL, Infosys and SBI saw spurt in their market capitalisation (m-cap) for the week ended Friday (January 16). The m-cap of HUL zoomed Rs 17,078.71 crore to ... Read More »

Listen to women more, don’t be macho, Pope tells men


Manila Pope Francis said on Sunday men should listen to women`s ideas more and not be male chauvinists. The Argentine pope made impromptu remarks during a youth rally at a co-ed Catholic university in the Philippine capital, Manila, after he noted that four of the five people who addressed him on stage were male. “There is only a small representation ... Read More »

No plan to establish diplomatic ties with Bhutan: US

Barack Obama, Michelle Bachilet

Washington America is keen to strengthen ties with Bhutan but there is no plan to establish diplomatic relationship with the Himalayan nation, a senior US official has said after the first-ever meeting between America’s top diplomat and Bhutan’s Prime Minister. Bhutan does not have diplomatic relations with any of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, including the ... Read More »


7. D.B. Chand  alonghwith Mir Ranjan Negi, RP Singh, and Richa Sharma DSC_5242

Mumbai , By Kabir Ali Global Vision (A CANCER CARE NGO) CELEBRATING ITS 5th ANNIVERSARY “UMEED – 5 “A BETTER HOPE FOR TOMORROW” TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NEEDY CANCER PATIENTS. The evening witnessed celebrities supporting the cancer patients with their presence Mahima Chaudhary ,Mahie Gill,Saroj khan ,ganesh acharya with hi entire team of Big Bro ,Richa sharma etc Global Vision stems ... Read More »

GLORIOUS END FOR A NEW START Mahesh Bhatt graced the finale of “Music Mania” to declare Runa Rizvi the Winner

4. Shivamani, Talat Aziz, Mahesh Bhatt, Anup Jalota & Bina Aziz awarding Runa Rizvi DSC_3703

Mumbai,By Kaushal Punatar The day witnessed a grand musical extravaganza, Music Mania coming to a glorifying end of its membership year. Conceptualized and created by Bina Aziz along with the 3 legends –Shri. Talat Aziz, Shri. Pankaj Udhas and Shri. Anup Jalota spearheading it. Music Mania the first of its kind platform which felicitates the winner with an award along ... Read More »