US charges 5 over illegal exports for Pakistan's nuclear programme; Islamabad says no information
According to the indictment, between September 2014 and October 2019, the five operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organisation (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). They exported US-made goods to the two Pakistani entities.
Pakistan caught again in nuclear smuggling activity
According to the US Justice Department, the five men, based in Canada, Hong Kong, and UK,...
CDS Bipin Rawat's Department of Military Affairs to have 37 secretaries. Here are details
"Under the newly-created Department of Military Aff...
Delhi polls: Income-Tax department sets up control room with toll free number for black money info
The facility will also host a toll-free number- 1800117574 - where people can inform the department about any activity of use of money power, illegal distribution of cash among other such election-related crimes. The control room has been established in the investigation wing of the department here.
Tax Department rolls back order; allows joint property owners to file returns using simple forms
"After the notification, concerns have been raised that the changes are likely to cause hardship in the case of individual taxpayers," the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said in a statement.
Government creates Department of Military Affairs, to be headed by CDS
General Rawat, who completed a three-year tenure as Army Chief, was on Monday named as the country's first CDS. The new department will have under it works relating to the three forces -- Army, Navy and Air Force -- and procurement exclusive to the services, except capital acquisitions, according to prevalent rules and procedures, the order said.
I-T asks ED to share details of its probe against Kochhars
At least four central agencies — the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and CBI, besides the ED and tax department — are probing the Kochhars and Videocon chairman Venugopal Dhoot, over alleged irregularities in certain loan deals between ICICI Bank and the industrial group when Chanda Kochhar was at the helm of the lender.
Cabinet gives ex-post-facto nod to MoC between health department, Gates Foundation
It covers areas of cooperation aimed at reducing maternal, neonatal and child morbidity and mortality, improve key nutrition outcomes by improving the reach, coverage and quality of essential primary health, immunization and nutrition services.
Creation of Department of Military Affairs, institutionalisation of CDS post, momentous reforms: PM
"Creation of the Department of Military Affairs with requisite military expertise and institutionalisation of the post of CDS is a momentous and comprehensive reform that will help our country face the ever-changing challenges of modern warfare," the prime minister tweeted.
Assembly polls: Delhi govt directs officials to monitor CCTV camera footage of liquor warehouses
An official said all the designated officers will be required to submit a certificate on a daily basis stating that CCTV cameras installed at the liquor warehouses were functioning and no irregular activity about illicit storage was noticed.
‘Ambani overseas income case’: I-T department seeks clarifications
We once again strongly deny any suggestion that any member of Mukesh Ambani family had or has any undisclosed foreign income or asset and that they failed to disclose the same: RIL spokesperson.
Mercury rises slightly in north India, Odisha experiences rainfall
It was a clear morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature settling at 7.6 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The air quality in the city was recorded in the "very poor" category after being in the "severe" zone for the past two days. The Air Quality Index (AQI) was 390 in the national capital at 8.43 am, according to the CPCB.
Data analytics to curb fake input tax credit claims
Revenue secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey is reviewing the matter of fraud input tax credit (ITC) claims on a weekly basis, a government official said, adding that the department will verify and scrutinise taxpayers that have purchased goods from tax evading non-filers.
Department of Pharmaceutical asks industry to regulate promotional practices
The DoP secretary has told both the domestic and multinational pharma lobby groups along with the medical device industry to “strictly” comply with the code of ethics, added the same people. The pharma lobby groups and the medical devices lobby group have been asked to share their comments on the issue within a week.
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