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638 Foreign Assets’ Declarations Made Under Amnesty

The government has received 638 submissions declaring undisclosed Foreign Assets amounting to Rs 3,770 Crore under The Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 but the response was far below the expectations. Officer Designated to receive the declarations worked till midnight on 30th September 2015 and E-Filing Portal was also open till midnight to ...

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Irrfan Khan upbeat on ‘Piku’ role

Actor Irrfan, who is known more for his serious and offbeat roles on the big screen, is happy to have done a film like “Piku”. It has fulfilled his desire of dabbling with the romantic and comedy genre. He now wants to do more of romantic films, “provided that the script appeals” to him. “You always don’t want to do ...

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White House highlights Obama trip with pics and fun video

The White House posted the highlights of President Barack Obama’s visit to India with several pictures and a light hearted video report anchored by Indian-American Hollywood star Kal Penn. First Lady Michelle Obama @FLOTUS tweeted followers Thursday to “Check out the photos of the President and First Lady at the Republic Day parade in India at go.wh.gov/ij5fVCa¿ Titled “Chalein saath ...

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Scientists Discover New Effective Nicotine Vaccine to Help Smokers Quit

A new effective nicotine vaccine to help smokers and drug addicts overcome their addiction has been discovered by a team of researchers. The team has proved that the structures of molecules used in vaccines are critical. According to researcher Kim Janda, Professor of chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), the “study provides new hope that one could make a ...

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Helpline for Women Failed to Respond to Rohtak Bus Sisters’ Call, Mounts Distress Further; Video Goes Viral

A day after two girls were molested by three men on a moving bus in Rohtak town in Haryana, police have arrested them and they will be produced in court on Monday. While there have been many helplines launched for women for “quick assistance” after the Delhi gang rape case in Dec. 2012, helplines do not come to any help ...

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Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra picks broom to join Modi’s Clean India campaign

Actress Priyanka Chopra took it upon herself to clean up a garbage-strewn neighbourhood in Mumbai as part of her efforts towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Clean India campaign. “Gandhiji said ‘Be the change you want to see’ – thank you @narendramodi for reminding me of that! #MyCleanIndia can happen! #ChangingMindsets,” Priyanka posted on Twitter Monday after sharing a video link. ...

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‘Innocence of Muslims’ video triggers row again; Egypt bans YouTube for 1 month

Egypt has banned YouTube for a month, for refusing to remove “Innocence of Muslims,” a five-month-old US video clip deemed to be inimical to Islam. Google, which owns YouTube has declined to remove the “Innocence of Muslims” video which was uploaded on YouTube five months ago. Instead, access to the video was restricted in those countries where it was illegal ...

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