Daily Archives: March 14, 2018

IT department finds diamonds worth Rs 1 crore worth with Uttarakhand IAS officer


An IAS officer from Uttarakhand is on the radar of the Income Tax Department. As per information the officer has got assets worth more than Rs 16 crore and diamonds worth Rs one crore. Income tax has also completed the primary investigation. Now the senior officials will be allowed for further action. According to sources in the income tax department, ...

Read More »

UP LS bypolls: SP leading in Gorakhpur, Phulpur; media debarred from live coverage


Samajwadi Party candidates were leading in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh after initial rounds of counting for the parliamentary by-elections, officials said. In the prestigious Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, the home turf of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, BJP’s Upendra Dutt Shukla was trailing behind Praveen Nishad of the SP by over 1,500 votes at the end ...

Read More »

Budget passed without discussion in Lok Sabha amidst continued protests

The government on Wednesday got the Budget for fiscal year beginning April 1 passed in Lok Sabha without discussion by applying the guillotine process as the Opposition paralysed the functioning for the eighth day. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved the Finance Bill 2018, which contains taxation proposals of his fifth and final budget, as well as the appropriation bill that ...

Read More »

Google maps adds ‘Plus Codes’ for users in India


Google at an event in New Delhi on Tuesday announced that Google Maps has added support for plus codes, which are a combination of area and local codes to determine addresses for people who do not have one. Voice navigation in the app is now accessible in six more Indic languages – namely, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam. ...

Read More »

SBI shuts down over 41 lakh bank accounts for not maintaining minimum balance

State Bank of India has closed as many as 41.16 lakh savings accounts between April-January in the current fiscal year for not maintaining the average monthly balance, reveals an RTI query. Last April, the nation’s largest lender had re-introduced the penal charges on non-maintenance of average monthly balance after a gap of five years. Later in October, it had revised ...

Read More »

Noted physcist Stephen Hawking died today

DAINIK NATION BUREAU Stephen Hawking, the British physicist and black-hole theorist who brought science to a mass audience with the best-selling book “A Brief History of Time,” has died. He was 76. Hawking died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in England in the early hours of Wednesday morning, a spokesman for his family said in an emailed statement. “We ...

Read More »

Fake CA punctured online tax filing system

DAINIK NATION BUREAU On February 22, when tax officers raided the tiny office of Rajesh Tiwari in Airoli, a commercial suburb in Navi Mumbai, and took his testimony, the findings were an eye-opener even to seasoned income tax officials. Tiwari — aged under 40, who could never clear the examination to become a chartered accountant but nonetheless continued to masquerade as ...

Read More »