SC asks Satyam to give Rs. 617 cr bank guarantee in tax dispute

New Delhi, April 15 (PTI): The Supreme Court today directed Mahindra Satyam to make its presentation before the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) relating to its tax dispute within two weeks, and also asked it to furnish a bank guarantee of Rs. 617 crore by April 25.  “Within two weeks the petitioner company (Mahindra […]

Key stakeholders attend campaign on HIV and AIDS

Dimapur, April 15 (MExN): The Advocacy Campaign on HIV and AIDS with the key stakeholders of Tamlu Sub Division was held on April 13 at Tamlu Town by the NNP+ in partnership with Yingli Mission Society with support from Legislators’ Forum on HIV and AIDS, Nagaland under the theme “Together we can!” NNP+ President, Chongtie […]

Training imparted on effective utilization of fish products

Phek, April 15 (DIPR): Two-day training on value added fish product began at Phek on April 14, organized by District Fishery Department, Phek in commemoration of the Year of Entrepreneur. Womenfolk from all walks of life such as NGOs, SHGs, Societies, women leaders and church leaders are attending the two-day training. The trainees are being […]

Peren DPDB meeting conducted

Peren, April 15 (DIPR): The monthly meeting of the Peren District Planning and Development Board was held under the Chairmanship of Minister Planning & Co-ordination & Vety., & AH, T.R. Zeliang at Baudi Hall Jalukie on April  13. The Board discussed the following new agenda during the meeting: Construction of Horticulture link road at Old […]

India has exam system, not education system: CNR Rao’

MUMBAI, April 14 (Agencies): In the thick of the entrance exam season, a furious dispatch to the Prime Minister from his own scientific adviser has termed such tests as one big menace. Strongly recommending an immediate halt to the system of sitting for a pile of exams, C N R Rao, who heads the Scientific […]

‘Pawar statement ‘taken out of context’

New Delhi, april 14 (Agencies): With her latest statement about Union Agriculture Minister and senior NCP leader Sharad Pawar controlling the controversial DB Realty stoking a political storm, corporate lobbyist Niira Radia on Thursday went into the damage control mode by saying that the statement was taken out of context. Radia’s PR firm, Vaishnavi Corporate […]

Anna Hazare makes it to the tourism circuit

New Delhi, April 14 (Agencies): The unprecedented success of Anna Hazare’s ‘India Against Corruption’ campaign has put his model village Ralegansiddhi, near Pune, on the must-visit list of the “enlightened”. Ever since he came back from Delhi after forcing the Centre to agree to redrafting the Lokpal Bill, a large of number people have been […]

India yet to ratify UN convention against corruption

NEW DELHI, April 11 (TNN): India stands out as one of the few countries in the world that have not acceded to the UN convention against corruption. This convention, which came into force in 2005, has 140 countries on its list. India, which regularly battles corruption of mammoth proportions, is not.India signed the convention in […]

Israeli travellers to India warned of possible terror attack

JERUSALEM, April 11 (PTI): Israel’s counter-terrorism bureau has warned Israelis travelling to India and some other countries of a possible terror attack which can target them and Jewish facilities during the ‘Passover’ festival holidays. “Due to what is happening in the Gaza Strip (where violence has escalated between Israelis and Palestinians), terrorists intend to carry […]

Furore over Sibal’s remarks on Lokpal Bill

New Delhi, April 11 (PTI): Controversy dogged the Joint Committee set up to draft an effective Lok Pal even before it starts its work with Gandhian Anna Hazare on Monday asking HRD Minister Kapil Sibal to resign from the panel “if he feels nothing will come out of this institution.” His colleagues in the campaign […]

‘RTI is a tool for common man’

Dimapur, April 11 (MExN): One-day training programme on Right to Information Act 2005 was conducted at Calvary Baptist Church, Phezhu, Jotsoma on April 9. The participants numbering 50 were NGOs and Church Youth members from eight Western Angami villages. The resource persons for the day were L.Youdang Jamir, joint director & PIO, ATI and Dr. […]