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Not only government, MNCs too responsible for tax rows: Raghuram Rajan

Not only government, MNCs too responsible for tax rows: Raghuram Rajan

MUMBAI(PTI): Blaming multinational corporations squarely for tax controversies, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said their indulgence in avoidance and evasion results in prolonged legal battles. Addressing the issue of tax havens, Rajan wondered aloud as to what makes a bulk of intellectual property reside in Cayman Islands, quipping that no one has seen […]

5 arrested on Tanzanian woman assault, Rahul seeks report from Karnataka govt

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5 arrested on Tanzanian woman assault, Rahul seeks report from Karnataka govt

Bangalore: Amidst the outrage over the alleged assault and stripping of a 21-year-old Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru, five persons have been arrested in connection with the incident but the Karnataka government today denied that she was paraded naked. As the incident on Sunday night took a serious diplomatic turn, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah told reporters […]

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No racial discrimination will be allowed to take place: Kiren Rijiju

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No racial discrimination will be allowed to take place: Kiren Rijiju

NEW DELHI: Amidst outrage over the alleged assault and stripping of a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said the incident is a matter of shame and no racial discrimination will be tolerated in the country. “For 200 years, India was enslaved by foreigners. We have been fighting racial discrimination. But […]

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India’s exports may fall to Rs 17.9-18.3 lakh crore range in FY16

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India’s exports may fall to Rs 17.9-18.3 lakh crore range in FY16

NEW DELThe country’s exports will range between $265-270 billion (Rs ​17.9-18.3 lakh crore) in 2015-16, sharply lower than the $310.5 billion (Rs 21.05 lakh crore) achieved in the previous fiscal, exporters’ body Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) said on Thursday. “According to our assessment exports for the current fiscal will range between $265-270 billion. […]

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Harshvardhan Rane has no regrets rejecting Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Ram Leela’

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Harshvardhan Rane has no regrets rejecting Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Ram Leela’

South actor Harshvardhan Rane, who was scheduled to make his debut in Bollywood with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Ram Leela, says he turned down the offer to star in the romance drama as had to play a negative role. “The fact that Sanjay Leela Bhansali wanted me to be part of his film was a high […]

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Modi may be ready to bridge communication gap between the government and media

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Modi may be ready to bridge communication gap between the government and media

NEW DELHI,PARSA VENKATESHWAR RAO JR:Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have changed his mind about the media. According to sources who spoke on condition of anonymity, he is now telling his cabinet colleagues and his bureaucrats to speak to the media, and convey the work accomplished by his government in the 18 months he has […]

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Deepti Naval, torchbearer of a lost generation of Hindi cinema

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Deepti Naval, torchbearer of a lost generation of Hindi cinema

While on the one hand, it’s difficult to imagine a young woman with a graduate’s degree in Fine Arts and Painting as her major subjects and English and Psychology as her minors to be at home in the Hindi cinema of the early 1980s, it’s perfectly plausible to picture Deepti Naval in both roles with […]

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Tanzanian woman assaulted: Incidents like these affect tourism, says Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma

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Tanzanian woman assaulted: Incidents like these affect tourism, says Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma

NEW DELHI(PTI): Expressing concern over the alleged assault on and stripping of a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru, Union Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma on Thursday said such incidents affect the tourism industry. “Law and order is a state subject but if something like this happens to any tourist, particularly a foreigner and lady traveller, […]

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Arunachal Pradesh crisis: Can’t remain silent if democratic process is slaughtered, says Supreme Court

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Arunachal Pradesh crisis: Can’t remain silent if democratic process is slaughtered, says Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, examining the powers of Governors, on Thursday took strong note of a submission that all decisions of the Governor are not open to judicial review and said it cannot be a mute spectator when democratic processes are “slaughtered”. “If democracy is slaughtered, how can the court remain silent,” a five-judge […]

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Want to stay slim? Keep your kitchen clean: Study

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Want to stay slim? Keep your kitchen clean: Study

If you want to stay slim, you may want to keep your kitchen clean as a new study suggests that a messy kitchen can make you eat more. Cluttered and chaotic environments can cause stress, which can lead us to grab more of the indulgent snacks, nearly twice as many cookies according to this study. […]

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