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Govt slashes corporate tax to 25.17 pc for domestic cos

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- In a major fiscal booster, the government on Friday slashed effective corporate tax to 25.17 per cent inclusive of all cess and surcharges for domestic companies. Making the an... Read More


Media visit Saudi oil plant damaged in strike blamed on Iran

Saudi Arabia, Sept. 21 -- Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran... Read More


Day 48: Restrictions lifted in most parts of Kashmir

Srinagar, Sept. 21 -- Restrictions were lifted from most parts of Kashmir on Saturday, but remained in force in the Handwara area of Kupwara district as a precautionary measure to maintain law and ord... Read More


Farmers from UP march towards Delhi with demands

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- Hundreds of farmers from Uttar Pradesh were on their way to Kisan Ghat in Delhi demanding pending sugarcane dues, loan waivers and cheap electricity, among others. The farmers ... Read More


150 lives on Yamuna Expressway in 2019, highest ever

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- The Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh witnessed over 150 deaths in road accidents this year so far, the maximum ever since it got operational in 2012, according to official dat... Read More


Poor left to fend for themselves: Sibal on tax cut

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday attacked the government over its move to cut corporate tax, alleging that the rich will benefit while the poor left to fend for th... Read More


Bengal Guv to visit Jadavpur University VC

Kolkata, Sept. 21 -- West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar will on Saturday visit Jadavpur University VC Suranjan Das, undergoing treatment at a private hospital here following the incident of heckling... Read More


We need to look beyond Dhoni now: Gavaskar

Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- Former captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar believes that time has come for Indian cricket to "look beyond Mahendra Singh Dhoni" and invest in youth going into next year's Wor... Read More


Chinmayanand arrested on charges of rape: Police

Lucknow, Sept. 21 -- Former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand was arrested on Friday for allegedly raping a law student and sent to 14 days judicial custody by a court in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur,... Read More


Govt accepts resignation Justice V K Tahilramani

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- The resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice V K Tahilramani has been accepted, according to a government notification. Her resignation has been accepted with effect from... Read More