Commissioning of new Instrument Landing System at Chennai International Airport

Commissioning of new Instrument Landing System at Chennai International Airport

Airports Authority of India(AAI) has replaced the existing Instrument Landing System (ILS) for runway 07 at Chennai International airport at a cost of Rs. 5.0 Crores. ILS provides the necessary guidance to pilots as they approach for landing at the runway. The new ILS will facilitate smooth landing of the aircrafts at Chennai Airport even during rain, low clouds, smog etc. and provide an improved guidance to the Aircrafts. The new system uses a highly…

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Paradise Papers leak reveals secrets of world elite’s hidden wealth

Paradise Papers leak reveals secrets of world elite’s hidden wealth

Famous newspaper The Guardian has reported that the world’s biggest businesses, heads of state and global figures in politics, entertainment and sport who have sheltered their wealth in secretive tax havens are being revealed this week in a major new investigation into Britain’s offshore empires. The details come from a leak of 13.4m files that expose the global environments in which tax abuses can thrive – and the complex and seemingly artificial ways the wealthiest…

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NHRC notice the Government of Uttar Pradesh over allegations of a fake encounter in Greater Noida

NHRC notice the Government of Uttar Pradesh over allegations of a fake encounter in Greater Noida

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the killing of an alleged gangster, Sumit Gurjar, in an encounter by police in Greater NOIDA, Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh on 3rd October, 2017. It has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh and calling for a report in the matter within four weeks. Reportedly, the family members of the deceased have…

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UPSRTC won excellence awards by Skoch Group

UPSRTC won excellence awards by Skoch Group

The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation(UPSRTC) has been accorded with many awards by the Chairman of Skoch group, Sameer Kochhar, for qualifying amongst top-200 smart governance projects in India in many categories like for automatic driver testing track; cashless initiative-RFID fastag in buses for digital payment of toll; for Grievance handling- Parivahanseva; for rural connectivity low cast public transport connecting all villages. .

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Abu Salem gets life term, death for Tahir Merchant, Feroz Khan in Mumbai blast case

Abu Salem gets life term, death for Tahir Merchant, Feroz Khan in Mumbai blast case

Special court in Mumbai announced the quantum of sentence against Abu Salem and four other convicts- Feroz Abdul Rashid Khan, Taher Merchant, Karimullah Khan and Riyaz Siddiqui- in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case on Thursday. While Abu Salem and Karimullah Khan were sentenced to life imprisonment, Feroz Khan and Tahir Merchant were given death sentence. Riyaz Siddiqui was sentenced to 10 years in prison. The mastermind of the 1993 serial blasts which had killed 257…

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Cabinet approves promulgation of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017

Cabinet approves promulgation of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the proposal of the Finance Ministry to promulgate an ordinance to suitably amend the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017. The approval would allow to increase the maximum rate at which the Compensation Cess can be levied from 15% to 25% on: a) motor vehicles for transport of not more than thirteen persons, including the driver [falling…

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