Nigeria summons Indian envoy over attacks on students

Abuja/New Delhi, March 30 : Nigeria has summoned the Indian envoy in Abuja to express displeasure over the attacks on Nigerian students in India and voiced concern that the incident was not the first of its kind, the country’s Foreign Office said. Sola Enikanolaiye, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nigeria, summoned Indian High […]

High taxation urged on illegal cigarettes

New Delhi, March 30 : The Tobacco Institute of India (TII) has urged the government to slap high taxation on the cigarette smuggling syndicates under the GST norms aimed at curbing the illegal industry. The TII — a representative organisation of manufacturers, farmers, exporters — has also said that the step will provide relief to […]

Mahakaushal Express derails in UP

[Mahoba: Rescue and relief works underway after eight coaches of Delhi bound Jabalpur-Mahakaushal express derailed near Mahoba railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. /PTI] Jhansi, March 30 : Over 40 passengers were injured after eight coaches of the Mahakaushal Express derailed on Thursday morning in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. The incident occurred around 2 […]

South Korean court to decide on Park’s arrest

Seoul, March 30 : South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye on Thursday appeared in a court that will decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for her over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment, a media report said. Scores of supporters, mostly elderly voters, waved national flags outside Park’s home, chanting their opposition […]

GST Bills passage fails to cheer Indian equities

Mumbai, March 30 : The passage of a major tax reform in the country failed to cheer the Indian equity markets on Thursday. The key indices were jittery on the day of the March 2017 derivatives contract expiry and traded on a flat note during the mid-afternoon trade session. The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed […]

Mahakaushal Express derails in UP

Jhansi, March 30 : Over 40 passengers were injured after eight coaches of the Mahakaushal Express derailed on Thursday morning in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. The incident occurred around 2 a.m. when the express train that runs between Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and Hazrat Nizamuddin in New Delhi derailed between Laadpur and Supa near Kulpahar […]