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The road transport and highways minister also said that his ministry has fixed a target to build highways worth Rs 15 lakh crore in the next two years."The scrapping policy will be finalised soon. It is going to boost the industry. It is going to reduce the production cost. Yesterday also, I had a discussion with the Secretary and we will make it as early as possible," Gadkari said in a video conference with the members of SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) Institute over impact of Covid 19 on the automobile sector.
NEW DELHI: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Friday urged the government to defer goods and advance tax (GST) and advance tax payments, and sought scrapping of fees for licenses, permit renewals, and excise exemption for liquor for the hospitality and travel industry that have been hit hard by the Covid 19 outbreak.The suggestion was part of the proposed action points, sent to the central government, aimed at revival of travel, tourism, and aviation companies.
CHANDIGARH: The landmark judgment of the Supreme Court scrapping the Tata Camelot housing project at Kansal village in Punjab has come as a major relief for the UT Administration as the project could have posed a threat to the Capitol Complex, which has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO.Holding hands, peck on a cheek, an embrace that lasts a few seconds too long or more mdash; these are some of the things that are frowned upon in our society still.
NCP president Sharad Pawar on Thursday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "doob maro" jibe directed at the Opposition in connection with scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and said there was no need to talk about bringing back the controversial provision.
The supply of anti rabies vaccine from India has stopped. Whether Pakistan stopped the import of the anti rabies vaccine from India due to bilateral tensions in the wake of BJP led government scrapping Article 370 is not clear. What is, however, known is that the imports of vaccine from India stopped in recent months.
The Samsung Galaxy S11 could be the company's first buttonless smartphone, according to a reliable tipster Ice Universe. This means no volume rocker and no all important power key. Instead, the handset may rely on a mixture of movement and pressure to determine what would usually be a hardware input. A long, firm press on the right hand side of the frame could wake the device up, for example; while sliding down the left might adjust the volume (up increasing and down decreasing).This isn't the first time that Samsung has explored launching a buttonless smartphone. In June, Ice Universe revealed that the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus started life without hardware buttons. However, both handsets failed the firm's rigorous testing process, which resulted in it scrapping the futuristic prototypes in favour of a back up model with hardware keys. But like a dog with a bone, Sammy is back, desperately trying to win the bragging rights that come with being the pioneer.
IUC charges are applicable only on mobile to mobile voice calls; there are no IUC charges on other types of calls mobile to landline, landline to mobile, and landline to landline. TRAI's decision is expected to benefit incumbents Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea who had more incoming calls on their network compared to outgoing calls. Market leader Vodafone Idea had 59.3 per cent incoming calls out of the total calls on its network in June (outgoing calls were 40.7 per cent). In comparison, Reliance Jio had 35.75 per cent incoming calls out of the total calls on its network in the same month. Having more incoming calls (than outgoing calls) indicate a net gain for the telco."It's going to favour old telcos if TRAI decides to extend the deadline for scrapping IUC charges. The charges have ensured that legacy networks reap benefits from their large investments over the years," says a telecom consultant. The last time (in 2017) when IUC rates were slashed from 14 paisa per minute to 6 paisa, there was huge uproar in the industry, primarily led by Airtel and Vodafone Idea. The incumbents were demanding a hike in IUC charges to 30 paisa in order to recover money invested in their network.
New Delhi: As India ushered in its first Independence Day under the second term of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the new order of One Nation One Constitution, following the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh and the scrapping of special status under Article 370, last week. Today I can say with pride that every Indian can say we are one nation, one constitution. And this one dream of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has been realised," Modi said, following the paradigm shift in Jammu and Kashmir, last week.
New Delhi: In the wake of a complete communication shut down and a communication blockade in Kashmir, following the scrapping of special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and the bifurcation of the erstwhile state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, told news agency IANS that the people had supported the Centre s steps.Stating that the people who had opposed the decisions were usual vested interest groups, political dynasties and those who sympathised with terror and some friends in the Opposition," Modi said that the people, regardless of their political preferences have supported the steps taken in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh."
She joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Union Minister Kiren Rijiju. Her father and Dhronacharya awardee Mahavir Phogat also switched parties and joined his daughter in the BJP.Mahavir Phogat, who confirmed that he and his daughter Babita were joining the BJP at Haryana Bhawan yesterday, said: BJP Government did a great work by scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcating Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.
The train had departed from Zero Point station in Pakistan at 5:20 pm and reached Munabao station on the Indian side at 5:40 pm today. Pakistan on Friday announced to stop the weekly train after the Central government stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special status by scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution.
Munabao: Karachi bound Thar Link Express departed from Jodhpur railway station and reached Munabao station on the Indian side of the International Border along Pakistan on Saturday morning, even as Pakistan government decided to shut down Thar Express services to protest against India's decision of scrapping Article 370.The train carrying 165 passengers is currently halted at the international Munabao railway station where passengers are undergoing immigration clearance, following which it will proceed towards zero point station of Pakistan.
Prime Minister invites filmmakers and industry to boost development, links special powers to militancyNarendra Modi in his first speech after the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir s special status called the change the beginning of a new era and linked Articles 370 and 35A to militancy in the Valley.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the nation during which he sought to explain how the Centre's move to end Jammu and Kashmir's special status and split the state into two Union Territories will benefit its residents in the long run. The PM began his speech by congratulating the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on the scrapping of special status to J amp;K and the state s bifurcation. Hailing the beginning of a new era in Jammu Kashmir, PM Modi said the rights and duties of the two new Union territories would be the same as the entire nation now. During his televised speech, the PM also unveiled a roadmap which would bring about a host of positive changes in the lives of the common man. The PM said that the abrogation of Article 370 would mean the protection of central laws, industrialisation, give a major boost to tourism and create more employment opportunities for the local youth. PM Modi also assured that as promised by Union Minister Amit Shah, Jammu and Kashmir will not be a Union territory for long and full statehood will be granted to the state once situation turns normal.
Mumbai: Indian benchmark indices shed more than 1% on Monday as adverse local and global factors including the scrapping of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, weakening of China s yuan, and escalating global trade tensions left investors on edge.BSE s benchmark Sensex fell 418.38 points, or 1.13%, to 36,699.84, while the National Stock Exchange s 50 share Nifty index declined 1.23% to 10,862.60.
After the implementation of the decision, Jammu and Kashmir will no longer be a state. It will be made a Union Territory with legislature and Ladakh will be made a separate Union Territory without legislature. Home Minister Amit Shah urged members of Parliament to discuss the legislation that seeks to end autonomous status for Kashmir, which allows only residents to buy property and hold state government jobs.Several arrangements were made in the state ahead of the announcement and mainstream party leaders NC leaders Omar and Farooq Abdullah, and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, among others were placed under house arrest. Apart from this, mobile, broadband internet and cable TV services were entirely shut down.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government on Monday announced the scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The announcement was made in the Rajya Sabha by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who said that Article 370 was the reason for alienation of Jammu and Kashmir.Article 370 talked about temporary provisions with respect to the State of Jammu and Kashmir .
NEW DELHI, Aug 1: A National Conference delegation, led by its patron Dr Farooq Abdullah, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today and conveyed to him that Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir should be held before the end of the year. The delegation, which met Modi for about 20 minutes, also requested him not to take any step that may lead to deterioration in the situation in the Kashmir valley. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who was also part of the delegation along with party MP Hasnain Masoodi, said they apprised the Prime Minister about the situation in the State and the apprehensions of the people. Click here to watch video "We discussed two issues with the Prime Minister. We told him that no step should be taken which will lead to deterioration of the situation in the Kashmir valley. We also told him that the Assembly elections should be held before the end of the year, " Omar told reporters here. He said that they have conveyed to the Prime Minister that the situation in the Kashmir Valley has been improved with great difficulty and it is better than last year, but the situation can deteriorate at any time. "We apprised him about the people 's feelings and also told him that there is tension in the people 's mind, " the National Conference (NC) leader said. Asked whether the speculation about the possibility of scrapping of Article 35A of the Constitution was taken up with the Prime Minister, Omar said they did not specify about it. "But, when we say that there should be no step, that means it covers all issues, including Article 35A and Article 370. "We are of the view that let a new Government be elected and take decisions on it. Let the people decide whom they want to elect. We will accept the people 's verdict, " he said. The meeting with Modi was very cordial and the Prime Minister also apprised them about his feelings (on Jammu and Kashmir), the NC leader said. "We are satisfied with the meeting, " Omar said, refusing to disclose what the Prime Minister told the delegation. Asked about PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti 's appeal for an united stand by the political parties in Jammu and Kashmir, he said a meeting of the political affairs committee of the NC will be held on Sunday and it will take a decision on it. Later, in a series of tweets, Omar said, "We requested him (Modi) that no precipitous steps of any sort should be taken that may result in situation in the State, particularly the Valley, worsening. We specifically asked him to let subjudice matters be settled by the courts amp; other matters be settled by an elected Government ". "Dr (Farooq) Abdullah Sb reminded the Hon PM that J amp;K has been without an elected Government for well over a year now and requested him to take all necessary steps to facilitate the @ECISVEEP 's (Election Commission of India) conduct of Assembly polls before the onset of winter, " he tweeted. The meeting comes in the backdrop of the Central Government sending 100 additional companies or 10,000 personnel of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to the Valley. The Government had said the troops were being deployed to strengthen the counter insurgency grid and law and order duties in the Kashmir valley. Speculation is also rife that the Centre may have plans to do away with Article 35A, which gives exclusive rights to the State 's residents in Government jobs and land. These speculation have dominated the discourse in Kashmir over the past few days. Mainstream political parties like the NC and the PDP have, however, vowed to resist any such move to tinker with the special status to the State. (PTI)