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GST
GST PASSES THAT TEST….

The Rajya Sabha unanimously passed the relevant Constitution amendment bill to pave the way for the introduction of a pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The upper House passed what is called the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill, 2014, with 203 ayes in the final vote. The AIADMK had walked out earlier. […]

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EFFORTS TO SAVE GANGA….

Narendra Modi’s emotive connect with the river Ganga. Statistics show that very little has been done in the past two years of BJP rule – in spite of spending Rs 2,958 crore of the Rs 3,703 crore allocated – to improve the condition of the holy river. The response to a Right to Information (RTI) […]

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People shout slogans as they attend a protest rally against what they say are attacks on India's low-caste Dalit community in Ahmedabad, India, July 31, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave
DALITS VOW TO BOYCOTT DIRTY JOBS

India’s low-caste Dalit community in Gujarat state have pledged to boycott the dirty jobs traditionally thrust upon them in protest over their treatment by upper-caste Hindus, said activists for the marginalised group. Thousands of Dalits rallied on Sunday in the state capital Ahmedabad, blocking roads and attacking buses, local media reported. Unrest in the state […]

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AIADMK leader Jayaram Jayalalitha greets the audience during her swearing-in-ceremony as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state in Chennai, India, Saturday, May 23, 2015. An appeals court acquitted the powerful politician in southern India of corruption charges earlier this month, clearing the way for her to return to public office. She was forced last year to step down as the highest elected official in Tamil Nadu after a Bangalore court in September convicted her of possessing wealth disproportionate to her income and sentenced her to four years in prison. (R. Senthil Kumar/ Press Trust of India via AP)
SHE SACKS MP SASIKALA FROM….

AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday dismissed the party’s Rajya Sabha member L. Sasikala Pushpa from the party after the latter slapped a DMK leader. In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa said Pushpa acted against the party’s principles and code of conduct and also in a manner that defamed […]

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FLOOD
SITUATION IS SO WORSENS THERE…..2.6 MILLION HIT..

The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Sunday, with many rivers breaching their banks and affecting hundreds of thousands of people, officials said.More than 2.6 million people have been hit by the floods in the state including half a million who have been displaced across 12 districts, the officials said. Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi […]

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CAN FIRE..CAN’T USE LATHI….

The civil administration decides to use the army “for protection and killing an insurgency network”, the army should be allowed to control it by “firing straight”, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Saturday. “I don’t want to train the army to use lathis,” he added. The issue has come to the fore because of […]

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Train
AFTER BEING KNOCKED BY IT…..

Sad news in Tamilnau today. A 15-year-old elephant was killed after it was knocked down by a train in the Madukkarai forest division on the outskirts of Coimbatore today. It is the second such incident on a railway track in over a month. The elephant was crossing the track when the Chennai-bound West Coast Express […]

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SOUTH INDIA
DANGEROUS LEVELS IN SOUTH INDIA DUE TO…..

About 50,000 people from southern and eastern India had to be evacuated as storms pushed water levels to dangerous levels, damaging crops and causing more than 3,000 houses to collapse. Flooding, an annual problem during the monsoon season, has been worsened by crumbling civic infrastructure, clogged drains and uncontrolled urban expansion in a country with […]

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BANK
WHY BANKS NOT WORKING TODAY…?

In India normal banking operations may take a hit on Friday as public sector bank employees will go on strike to protest against proposed merger of associate banks with SBI and banking reforms announced by the government. The United Forum of Banks Unions (UFBU), an umbrella organisation of nine bank employees and officers unions representing […]

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CANCELLED ALL FLIGHTS DUE TO….

Air Pegasus cancelled all its flights due to technical glitches, an airline spokesman said.Flights to and fro have been cancelled for technical reasons. We have not suspended our operations,” the spokesman told but declined to elaborate. The regional airline’s website also displayed “cancelled” for flight status for all services rom Bengaluru to six cities and […]

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