Monthly Archives: June 2017

court ask lalu why he need exemption to appear

NEWS SCAN A special CBI court in Ranchi on Thursday asked Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad to explain why he was citing the presidential election as a reason for seeking exemption from personal appearances when he wasn’t eligible to vote. Prasad had sought

SC to Decide On Plea To Terminate 25-Week Pregnancy

NEWS SCAN NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court is likely to take a call on July 3 on a plea by a Kolkata-based expectant mother seeking permission to terminate 25-week pregnancy on the grounds of foetus being abnormal. The vacation bench of Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre and


The government is now in the last leg of rolling out the new indirect tax regime, the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The target for its rollout has been scheduled to be 1 July 2017. The GST, as we know it today, is the product

Travel – Khajjiar Mini Switzerland

Khajjiar is a hill station in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh, India, located approximately 24 km from Dalhousie. Khajjiar sits on a small plateau with a small stream-fed lake in the middle that has been covered over with weeds. The hill station is surrounded by meadows and forests. It is about 6,500

Political crisis in Afghanistan amid security challenges

NEWS SCAN Ashraf Ghani Government is struggling to retain its authority amid rising challenges from the Taliban, terrorist attacks and ISIS-Khorasan ,an offshoot of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, while waiting for President Donald Trump to unveil the U.S. policy for Afghanistan. Political

NATO to continue Resolute Support Mission beyond 2017 in Afghanistan

NEWS SCAN North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Secretary GeneralJens Stoltenberg has said that NATO and its allies have reiterated their commitment to Afghanistan and will sustain Resolute Support Mission beyond 2017. Asserting that the NATO will increase its presence in Afghanistan, he said they will continue to fund Afghan