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Not Jat, a just crusader

India, June 29 -- Actor Randeep Hooda wants an equal status for all the farmers, irrespective of their caste. By Angela Paljor

The last time actor Randeep Hooda was in the news was because of his Facebook posts, be it on a Kargil martyr's daughter, Gurmehar Kaur, and her views on war and peace or the Jat agitation for quotas in Haryana. Not known to mince words, Hooda is pretty vocal about contemporary issues on the social media and has deftly h... Read More


Striking right balance for GST roll-out

India, June 29 -- Goods and Services Tax in its present form is not the end. It's a beginning of genuine future reforms. One hopes the dream of 'one economic India' will come true eventually

India's internal trade gross domestic product (GDP) ratio, at about 54 per cent, is comparable to that in other large countries. India has, for nearly 70 years, affirmed and re-affirmed the political "idea of India", is de facto and de jure one economic Indi... Read More


EC, FB join hands for registration of voters

New Delhi, June 29 -- In a first-of-its-kind pan-India initiative by the poll watchdog, the Election Commission of India has joined hands with Facebook to remind Indian voters to register themselves on the electoral rolls.

From July 1 to 4, a voter registration reminder will be sent to people who are eligible to vote in India, on Facebook. Facebook will activate a unique 'Register Now' button for its Indian users who are eligible to vote.

The v... Read More


Disclosures under Reg. 31(1) and 31(2) of SEBI (SAST) Regulations, 2011 (SCRIPCODE: 511389)

India, June 28 -- The Exchange has received the disclosure under Regulation 31(1) and 31(2) of SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares & Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 for Videocon Realty and Infrastructures Ltd, CE India Ltd & Tekcare India Pvt Ltd

Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from ACCORD FINTECH BSE.... Read More


TMX Group selects TCS to implement technology platform

India, June 28 -- TMX group has chosen Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, to implement a single, integrated technology platform for Canada's clearing and settlement businesses. The innovative platform, called TCS BaNCS for Market Infrastructure, will replace the legacy systems deployed by the Canadian Depository for Securities (CDS) and Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation ... Read More


Public schools not allowed have one religion

Midrand, June 28 -- Public schools may not promote one religion above the other as this would violate the Schools Act, judge Van der Linde said today as he handed down judgment on the preservation of religion in public schools.

#religioninschools Judgment pic.twitter.com/0q4uiQ9ZwE

- SECTION27 (@SECTION27news) June 28, 2017

The Organisation for the Religious Education and Democracy (Ogod) took six Christian schools to court over the promotion ... Read More


Trevor breaks down America's unconscious bias against African-Americans

Midrand, June 28 -- Daily Show host Trevor Noah last night dedicated a segment of his show to speak about the horrible incident which led to the death of Philando Castile.

Noah was speaking after investigators released a dashboard camera video of the shooting.

Warning: Video contains graphic content

Philando Castil was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop incident last year. The video of the incident went viral after Casti... Read More


Taxmann introduced integrated GST compliance Software 'One Solution'

Hyderabad, June 28 -- As an authorised GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) and a leading publisher of Tax and Corporate Laws in India, Taxmann today introduced its GST compliance software, 'One Solution' here today.

One Solution is an integrated software for all GST, Income-tax and TDS Compliances and the software is available at all stores , said Mr Piyush Kumar, CEO, Taxmann Technologies after launching the one solution software, here.

He said "Th... Read More


Caution! The plastic water bottles which you re-use are having more bacteria than a TOILET SEAT!

New Delhi, June 28 -- Reusing and recycling thing is a good thing to do. It reduces the waste generation and our carbon footprint as well. But are you reusing the disposable plastic bottles again and again? Your plastic bottles might be doing harm to your body. This happens because the plastic bottle which you're reusing isn't meant to be reused at all. Reusing it again and again can harbour leach chemicals and harmful bacteria in the bottle. Bis... Read More


Chinese media talks tough on India, protests against lynchings today: Top stories

India, June 28 -- Bhutan could be a key factor in Sikkim standoff, 86% of those killed in cow-related violence since 2010 are Muslim, here are the top stories to look out for:

India has better options than surgical strikes to teach Pakistan a lesson: Army chief Bipin Rawat

India has more effective options than surgical strikes to teach Pakistan a lesson, chief of army staff General Bipin Rawat told HT in an exclusive interview on Tuesday. "Paki... Read More