India-Israel ties get fillip with Modi, Netanyahu’s Gujarat visit

By Amit Cowper Gandhinagar, Jan 17 : The greetings from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ‘Dhanyavad Mere Pyare Dost’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and ‘Aliechem Shalom’ by Modi to his Israeli counterpart depicted the bonhomie between the two leaders during their visit to Gujarat on Wednesday. While Modi expressed his dream of achieving the […]

UP okays drinking inside liquor model shops

Lucknow, Jan 17 : In good news for tipplers in Uttar Pradesh, they will now be allowed to consume liquor inside model shops. This comes after an amendment in section 24(a) of the Combined Excise Act of 1910 was cleared by the state cabinet at a meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday. […]

Lower GST collection indicates evasion by traders: Sushil Modi

Bengaluru, Jan 17 : The sharp drop in revenue collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system indicated attempts to evade or suppress taxes, said Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday. “The revenue slump to Rs 80,806 crore in November from Rs 92,283 crore in July indicated attempts to evade or […]

Adani to double its Rs 750 cr investment in Bengal in five years

Kolkata, Jan 17 : Adani Group, which is expecting to double the capacity of its edible oil refinery at Haldia in West Bengal, will double its current investment of Rs 750 crore in the state to Rs 1,500 crore in the next five years, a company official said here on Wednesday. “Currently our investments in […]

Netanyahus to be star of ‘Shalom Bollywood’

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 17 : Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – who arrived in Mumbai late on Wednesday – has a date with some of the biggest stars and film personalities at an exclusive ‘Shalom Bollywood evening on Thursday. The much-anticipated event is expected to attract a galaxy of leading actors, directors and […]