Income tax department has filed 107 cases on black money stashed overseas: Govt

Income tax department has filed 107 cases on black money stashed overseas: Govt

NEW DELHI: The government on Monday told Parliament that the income tax department has filed over 10,000 cases with 107 related to black money stashed overseas. Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, junior minister for finance Pankaj Choudhury said till the end of May, in the Panama Papers cases, undisclosed credits of Rs 20,078 … Read more

Hypertensive patients most likely to develop post-Covid complications: Study

Hypertensive patients most likely to develop post-Covid complications: Study

People with hypertension, or high blood pressure, are most likely to develop complications when infected by Covid-19, says an analysis of medical records of over 1,800 patients admitted to hospitals run by the Mayo Clinic in the United States. A similar study of 18,000 Covid patients by Max Healthcare also established the role of hypertension … Read more

Delhi CM’s ex-aide, 2 airline heads, ED man on Pegasus list, says report | India News

Delhi CM’s ex-aide, 2 airline heads, ED man on Pegasus list, says report | India News

NEW DELHI: Rajeshwar Singh, a senior ED officer who led several high-profile investigations conducted by his agency, was selected as a probable target for surveillance by an Indian client of the Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, an investigation of leaked data by The Wire and its media partners on the Pegasus Project has revealed. The … Read more

Big part of Rs 3.4 lakh crore petroleum cess used for free vaccine, poor: Hardeep Puri

Big part of Rs 3.4 lakh crore petroleum cess used for free vaccine, poor: Hardeep Puri

NEW DELHI: The government earned Rs 3.4 lakh crore in financial year 2020-21 from central excise duty and cess on petroleum products, petroleum minister Hardeep Puri informed the Lok Sabha on Monday, adding that it used a large part of the money to provide free vaccines and relief to the poor through the PM Garib … Read more

BS Yediyurappa News: With B S Yediyurappa on board, BJP confident of smooth transition in Karnataka | India News

BS Yediyurappa News: With B S Yediyurappa on board, BJP confident of smooth transition in Karnataka | India News

NEW DELHI: While the resignation of B S Yediyurappa has the political circles speculating about the fallout in terms of how he has taken it and in the context of possible resentment among his fellow Lingayats, the BJP leadership is confident of managing the transition well. Party sources said the leadership had taken care to … Read more

Delta variant Covid: Delta infecting even fully vaccinated at a greater rate | World News

Delta variant Covid: Delta infecting even fully vaccinated at a greater rate | World News

NEW DELHI: The Delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 the world has encountered, and it is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according to virologists and epidemiologists. Vaccine protection remains very strong against severe infections and hospitalisations … Read more

I want to see myself as all-rounder in all three formats: Hasan Ali | Cricket News

I want to see myself as all-rounder in all three formats: Hasan Ali | Cricket News

KARACHI: Pakistan’s energetic pace bowler Hasan Ali wants to become a top all-format all-rounder like his illustrious predecessors Wasim Akram, Abdul Razzaq and Azhar Mahmood. ““I want to see myself as an all-rounder in all three formats and I am putting in extra yards in the nets. I am inspired by Wasim Akram, Abdul Razzaq … Read more

Mirabai Chanu created history, entire nation is proud of her: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur | Tokyo Olympics News

Mirabai Chanu created history, entire nation is proud of her: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday hailed weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for creating history by winning a first day medal at the Tokyo Olympics, an unparalleled feat by an Indian athlete in the history of the games. “First day, first medal, nobody did it. You brought smiles in the faces of 135 crore Indians … Read more

Chess World Cup: India’s Vidit Gujrathi enters quarter-finals | Chess News

Chess World Cup: India's Vidit Gujrathi enters quarter-finals | Chess News

SOCHI (Russia): India No.3 Vidit Gujrathi defeated Vasif Durarbayli 1.5-0.5 to reach the quarterfinals of the FIDE chess World Cup on Monday. The 26-year old Grandmaster came up with an impressive display to tame his lower-rated Azerbaijan opponent, winning in 38 moves in his fifth round encounter. Vidit Gujrathi beat Vasif Durarbayli and progressed to … Read more