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Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to continue political engagement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will interact with over 1 crore Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and volunteers from 15,000 locations across the country. The BJP has claimed the interaction to be the “world’s biggest video conference”. The programme has been given the name as “Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot.” BJP president  Amit Shah said on Sunday that “On Feb 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with over 1 crore BJP karyakartas, volunteers and well-wishers, spread across 15,000 locations, in what would be world’s largest video conference.” People across the…

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National Science Day: A Day To Celebrate Scientist CV Raman’s Discovery

Every year  28th  February brings a day to commemorate an important discovery made by the legendary Indian physicist C V Raman. CV Raman was born on November 7, 1888. He was a Tamil physicist who carried out ground-breaking work in the field of light scattering. CV Raman was educated entirely in India, C V Raman’s expertise were acoustic vibrations — sounds of string instruments like the violin, the veena and two signature Indian percussion instruments — the tabla and mridangam. CV Raman made his first trip to London in 1921 to collaborate on a study with…

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Link your PAN with bank for refunds: Income Tax department to taxpayers

The Income Tax Department on Thursday said the taxpayers to link their PAN card with banks to get a refund. The Income Tax department also said that it will “only” issue refunds via the e-mode into bank accounts of taxpayers beginning next month and they should link PAN with their accounts. According to the official of the Income Tax Department refunds will be sent to bank accounts as it will issue “only e-refunds from March 1, 2019.” Till now, the department used to issue refunds to taxpayers either in their bank…

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India pays tribute to Chandra Sekhar Azad on its 88th Death Anniversary

On Wednesday India pays tribute to Chandra Shekar Azad on his 88th death anniversary. Chandra Shekar Azad was born as Chandra Shekar Tiwari on 23rd July 1906 and died on 27th February 1931 at Alfred Park in Allahabad. Chandra Shekhar Azad was the young, independent and fearless revolutionary leader who has left a strong legacy of courage for the Indians to follow. The brave heart, shook by the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre of 1919 in which hundreds of civilians were killed by the Army, decided to participate in the Mahatma Gandhi-led…

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PM Modi to address rally in Rajasthan’s Churu on Tuesday

On Tuesday PM Narendra Modi will address a public meeting in Churu, the Jat- and-farmer-dominated Shekhawati region. Modi had kicked off the BJP’S Rajasthan Lok Sabha campaign from Tonk last week where he had hit out at the Congress government for failing to fulfil its promise of complete loan waiver for farmers. He also gave the new slogan ‘Modi hai toh Mumkin hai’. Shekhawati region comprises of Sikar, Churu and Jhunjhunu districts which accounts for 21 seats. The belt was regarded as a Congress bastion but in the last election, the Congress won only four…

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Lifetime Achievement award for Karthikeyan

On Monday, G.R. Karthikeyan who is the father of   India’s first Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the FMSCI annual awards function while Raghul Rangaswamy was also named the Upcoming Motorsports Person of the Year and received the Raymond Gautam Singhania Trophy at the FMSCI annual awards ceremony. FIA president Jean Todt was the chief guest at the event and handed over the awards, where Narain Karthikeyan spoke about his father’s inspiring presence in own career and as one of the pioneers in establishing a…

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Indian mirage jets bomb terrorist camp across LoC

12 days after the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Air Force on Tuesday morning crossed the Line of Control and carried out aerial strikes at multiple targets. There were at least 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel who were killed in the worst attack in Pulwama on February 14. The Pakistan-based JeM had claimed responsibility for the gruesome attack. Amid calls to take revenge for the Pulwama attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently assured: “Is baar purahisab lenge (We will settle the books in full this time).” Notably, on September 29, 2016, the…

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GST council reduces 5% on under-construction homes

The GST council on  Sunday reduces the tax rate of  5%  for under construction houses which is a big relief for the home buyers. The council also cut GST rates on affordable housing to 1 per cent from the current 8 per cent and expanded the scope of affordable housing to those costing up to Rs 45 lakh and measuring 60 sq metre in metros and 90 sq metre in non-metro cities.  The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the new tax rate wi be applicable from 1st  April 2019. Currently, the GST is…

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Adani Group highest bidder for operating, developing five airports

The biggest global infrastructure players Adani Group has emerged the highest bidders for managing, operating as well as developing the facilities of five airports in the country. The government had put the airports on sale and invited bids from private players to operate them for 50 years. The  Adani group has pipped GMR Group, the leading airport developer and operator, to emerge the winner for becoming the concessionaire of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) managed airports in the country- Thiruvananthapuram, Mangaluru, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Lucknow when the financial bids were opened in…

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AIADMK, BJP regimes double engines, to drive growth: Piyush Goyal

The Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday likened the governments led by his party at the Centre and the one steered by the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu to “double engines” that would ensure progress with double the speed. The Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was agreed with Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam’s remark that people will gain if the Centre and State worked with synergy, he said it will ensure double progress. While participating in the Prime Minister’s ‘Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana’ launch in Tamil Nadu, he said, “when the Central and State…

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