Daily Archives: May 25, 2017

Latest version of Microsoft Pro promises to be faster with better battery life


Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and faster processors. The new, fifth-generation device – simply called Surface Pro – won’t look or feel drastically different from its predecessor. But Microsoft is hoping its under-the-hood improvements will help it compete with newer laptop-tablet hybrids from Samsung and others. Not to mention Apple’s iPad Pro. The Redmond, ...

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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis survives chopper crash in Latur


A chopper flying with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis crash landed in Nilanga in Latur, Maharashtra on Monday. The helicopter developed a technical snag during take off causing it to crash land. The chief minister and the team in the chopper have escaped unhurt. “Our helicopter did meet with an accident in Latur but me and my team is absolutely ...

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Income Tax Department Steps-up actions under Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016

The Income-tax Department (ITD) has initiated actions under the new Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016 (the Act) w.e.f. 1st November, 2016. The Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Rules, 2016 have been framed in this regard. As per the Act, Benami property includes movable or immovable property, tangible or intangible property, corporeal or incorporeal property. It empowers provisional attachment and ...

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Only 14 IAS officers in Uttarakhand have filed immovable property returns


Only a handful of IAS officers from Uttarakhand have filed their Immovable Property Return (IPR) for the year 2016. The filing of IPR information has been made mandatory for all IAS officers for which January 2017 was the deadline. As many as 81 officers are working in Uttarakhand against the authorised strength of 120. The officers were required to file ...

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Section 144 imposed in Saharanpur, internet blocked, UP govt suspends SSP, DM


A second murder of a lower-caste person in the wee hours of Wednesday, the second such in less than 24 hours, rocked Saharanpur even as the Yogi Adityanath administration struggled to maintain the peace in villages surrounding Shabbirpur, where a Dalit youth was killed on Tuesday. The state government scrambled to contain the situation, suspending Saharanpur District Magistrate NP Singh ...

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No development without active support of Banks, CM

It is very heartening that credit deposit ratio (CDR) has increased, but still there is scope left for further progress. said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat while addressing the 61st state level bankers committee meeting in Dehradun. He asked the bank officials to ensure that the banks contribute to the vigorous development process being undertaken  by the state government by introspecting ...

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strike called off by transport union


Uttarakhand government, which was under stress since  united forum of Uttarakhand roadways union had gone on hunger strike and announced would stop operating buses by may 25 as part of indefinite strike, has got sigh of relief when they called off its proposed strike. Now there would not be any hitches on char dham yatra. They have been told that ...

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PM asks progress of PRAGTI from CS through VC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought status of Deoband-Roorkee rail track laying project  and also into CCTNS (crime and criminal tracking network system) from the state chief secretary S Ramswami while  reviewing PRAGTI (Pro Active Governance and Timely Implementation), through video conferencing.  Chief secretary has assured that the half of the cost-estimated to be around Rs 153 crore aside from Rs ...

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