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Coming up: An EMI scheme for India's 'deserving' taxpayers

Amid tight liquidity and slow biz, taxman gives breathing space to cos and businesses — the prime taxpayers.


Jan 21, 2020, 08.35 AM IST



Supreme Court forms committee to draft mediation law, will send to government

The panel, to be headed by mediator Niranjan Bhat, will recommend a code of conduct for mediators, who are legal experts. On January 12, the committee met in Hyderabad to consider suggestions for a legislation put forth by mediators from all over India. The mediators emphasised on confidentiality, the voluntary nature of the process, neutrality etc.

Chandigarh: 300 govt houses to get solar panels in Crest’s Rs 15cr project

Its expected completion by March 31 will add 2.5 megawatts to the ...

Punjab seeks central assistance for biomass projects

This, stressed Captain Amarinder, would go a long way in complying with the directions o...

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  • In the new year, the UT administration will transfer subsidy amount in the account of eligible beneficiaries

    A study, which analysed 6 million Snapchat posts across 173 cities for over a month, has found that along with Chandigarh and Amritsar, Lucknow, Delhi, Kanpur, Jaipur and Surat are among the top 20 cities when it comes to instances where users are creating content such as live videos while driving, and posting them online.

    In a letter to Union Minister of State for Power, New & Renewable Energy, RK Singh, the Chief Minister has sought his personal attention towards framing of scheme/ guidelines for promoting biomass power projects by providing one-time viability gap funding in a phased manner, and for a pilot Biomass Solar Hybrid Power Project by MNRE.

    Solar AC Module gives 230 Volt AC output at panel level thereby increasing the efficiency of a solar panel system by 20-25 per cent. Such technology is slated to also reduce the overall installation cost by 10-15 per cent.

    The 2018 figure is less in comparison to 2016 when 11,379 farmers committed suicide, according to the agency which is responsible for collecting and analysing crime data.

    The Narendra Modi-led government has decided to institute a major study into over 6,000 km of national highways which covers over a dozen states, including the North-South and East-West corridors, to upgrade them to “global standards”.

    From the scientific benefits of chanting ‘Om’ to the improved levels of oxytocin among schizophrenia patients who practised yoga, the group of Indian neuroscientists presented clinical evidence trying to support claims that practicing yoga helps treat several ailments.

    Providing a major relief to traders and commercial building owners, the UT administration on Monday amended Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) 2017. The new notified rules will be called Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) 2019.

    The state government, according to a source, is toying with the idea of allowing mixed land use and more parking spaces with higher floor area ratio (FAR) for commercial establishments.

    Muslim organisations on Thursday held protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens at Sector 20 in Chandigarh....

    Dense fog across north India disrupted flight and train operations in the region, also impacting air and rail services elsewhere in the country.

    The Safdarjung Observatory, whose reading is considered the official marking for the city, recorded 2.4 degrees Celsius in the morning. The same temperature was recorded on December 30, 2013. Before that the coldest day in December was December 11, 1996 when minimum temperature recorded at the observatory was 2.3 degrees Celsius.

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