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CBDT signs seven unilateral advance pricing agreements

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday entered into seven unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs). The CBDT has entered into 10 Advance Pricing Agreements over the last one week, including seven unilateral APAs signed on Tuesday, the Finance Ministry said here in a statement. Two of these 10 agreements are bilateral APAs with the United ...

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LG assures 'strict immediate action' over violence

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Delhi's Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday promised strict immediate action over the violence in Delhi University where ABVP members were accused of attacking students and teachers. Baijal tweeted that he assured Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that strict immediate action will be taken against those violating law. Baijal's assurance came after Kejriwal de...

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IIT, NID students win aerospace design competition

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Two students each from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and National Institute of Design (NID) on Tuesday won the India Aerospace Design Challenge organised by Honeywell, an official said. Akhil Patel and Harmeet Singh from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, and Harshika Jain and Salil Parekh from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, we...

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Wawrinka bows out, Verdasco advances in Dubai Championships

Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS) Swiss tennis player Stan Wawrinka bowed out of the Dubai Championships after going down to Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur, while Spain's Fernando Verdasco managed to advance to the second round after beating Italian Andreas Seppi here on Tuesday. Wawrinka was defeated in his first match since the Australian Open semi-finals, as 24-year-old Dzumhur beat him 7-6 (4), 6-3, repo...

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CPI-M, CPI differ on proposed dam in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) Though they are the leading parties in the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left government, the CPI-M and CPI have been having difference of opinion on a few issues, and on Tuesday both parties differed on the proposed Athirapally hydroelectric project. In the floor of the Assembly, State Minister for Power M.M. Mani in reply to a question, pointed out that the sta...

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ED attaches Rs 80 crore of Devas in Antrix deal

Bengaluru, Feb 28 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached nearly Rs 80 crore of Devas Multimedia Ltd. in connection with its controversial deal with Indian space agency ISRO's commercial arm Antrix Corporation Ltd. We have attached Rs 79,76,00,041 under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in case of Devas Multimedia Ltd., the economic intelligence agency of...

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After Gurmehar, DU students take on ABVP

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Shouting ABVP Go Back, thousands of students marched through Delhi University on Tuesday to denounce the RSS-affiliated body for attacking students, teachers and journalists in the campus. Some 4-5,000 students, mostly girls, walked from Khalsa College at the edge of the university through the sprawling campus and finally gathered at the Arts Faculty, constantly ...

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India's core infra industries' output grows by 3.4% in January

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The output of India's eight infrastructure industries last month increased by 3.4 per cent from a growth of 5.6 per cent reported in December 2016, official data showed on Tuesday. The Eight Core Industries (ECI) index had reported a rise of 5.7 per cent in January 2016. The cumulative growth during April to January stood by 4.8 per cent. The data which r...

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Nissan shipped out 700,000 Made in India cars

Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Nissan Motor India on Tuesday announced that it has reached a new milestone of shipping out 700,000 Made in India cars to its global markets. In a statement, the company said it exported 700,000 Nissan and Datsun branded cars in a span of seven years of starting production near here. The cars, manufactured at the Renault-Nissan Automotive India Ltd plant in...

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Note ban pulls down Q3 GDP growth in India to 7%

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Reflecting a marginal impact of the November 8 demonetisation measure, India's GDP for the third quarter ended December, estimated at Rs 30.28 lakh crore, recorded a growth of 7 per cent, compared with 7.3 per cent in the second quarter, official data showed on Tuesday. The country had registered a Gross Domestic Product of Rs 28.31 lakh crore in the correspondin...

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Remove Sunny Leone's condom ads, demands Goa women's group

Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) A women's group in Goa on Tuesday demanded removal of ads featuring Bollywood actress Sunny Leone promoting condoms and women models other popular birth control pills. The women's group, Ranaragini, a wing of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, has petitioned the Goa State Women's Commission over the issue. The commission has issued notice in connection with the m...

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China to build its first underwater observation platform in South China Sea

Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) China is planning to build its first underwater observation platform in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, which are claimed by several of its neighbouring countries, EFE reported. The Institute of Acoustics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Shanghai's Tongji University will be in charge of constructing the facility, whose exact location has not been ...

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Dubbing is like reliving the whole film: Kriti Sanon

Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon says she used to hate dubbing for films, but has eventually started enjoying the process. Kriti made her debut in Bollywood in 2014, and has featured in Dilwale. She is currently dubbing for her upcoming film Raabta. Dubbing is like reliving the whole film, every single emotion in a small silent room! Hated it! Strangely have started enj...

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Renuka Shahane, Sachin Khedekar team up after 20 years

Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Renuka Shahane, who last worked with actor Sachin Khedekar in the 1990s TV show Sailaab, is teaming up with the actor after a gap of almost 20 years. Renuka shared the news with a selfie with Sachin on social media. Shooting with Sachin S Khedekar after 20 years. Is it 'Sailaab 2'? No. It's something short and sweet... Coming soon, she captioned the ...

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'Speaker, BJP used national anthem to silence opposition'

Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday accused Speaker Anant Shet and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government of using the national anthem to silence the opposition during the one-day state assembly session. Look at the timing when the national anthem was played. It was played just as the opposition leader was standing to speak today (Tuesday) in the house, Congress sp...

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Delhi court extends custody of Chhattisgarh IAS officer

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A court here on Monday extended the custody of Chhattisgarh IAS officer B.L. Agrawal and two others in a corruption case. CBI Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal allowed the probe agency to further quiz Agrawal, his brother-in-law Anand Agrawal and a private person Bhagwan Singh, a resident of Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, who are also accused in the case, till ...

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Pandemonium in Odisha Assembly over distress sale of vegetables

Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday witnessed pandemonium as the opposition Congress members raised the issue of distress sale of vegetables by farmers across the state in the wake of the central government's demonetisation move. The House witnessed several adjournments over the issue. Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned the house till Wednesday after disruptions by t...

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Formalin being used to preserve fish in Tripura: Minister

Agartala, Feb 28 (IANS) Preservative formalin having an adverse impact on human body was found in 11 fish samples in Agartala markets, which forced the Tripura government to take severe action. Following the media reports, the state health department officials collected 40 fish samples from Agartala and formalin was found in 11 samples, Tripura Health Minister Badal Choudhury said in the...

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Rae completes Nepal stint, India yet to name new envoy

Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) Even as India's Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae on Tuesday completed his diplomatic stint in the Himalayan nation and was set to leave for home the next day, India is yet to name his successor. On Tuesday, Rae made a farewell call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the end of three-and-half years of diplomatic posting and discussed a wide range of issues with...

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Marshall Islands first to ratify greenhouse gas pact

Majuro (Marshall Islands), Feb 28 (IANS) Marshall Islands, a low-lying atoll nation in the Pacific Ocean, on Tuesday became the first country to ratify a 2016 United Nations accord to cut the use of greenhouse gases, saying it will not survive without urgent action to cut emissions globally. Its parliament gave its approval to the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances t...

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