Saturday, July 12, 2014

Bandh Against Polavaram Bill Passes Off Smoothly in Telangana - NDTV

Bandh Against Polavaram Bill Passes Off Smoothly in Telangana - NDTV


Showing signs of recovery, industrial production grew to a 19-month high of 4.7 per cent in May this year due to improved performance of manufacturing, mining and power sectors and higher output of capital goods, reports The Hindu.

Monsoon deficit has already taken a toll on key water reservoirs in the country , raising a fear of scarcity if rains fail to pick up. The Times of India says the water level of reservoirs in most parts of the country has declined to a point that it is now not only less than the overall storage position during the corresponding period last year but also less than the average storage of last 10 years.

"CBDT tells officials to cut down on frivolous appeals against taxpayers" is the main Headline in the Tims of India today. Adding further, that the  threshold limit for filling an appeal before the Income Tax appellate tribunal by the tax department has been raised. Such appeals can now not be filed, unless the tax effect is Rs.4 lakh, the earlier threshold Rs. 3 lakhs.

The Times of India reports that the government plans to target 48 million young persons and make them users of modern methods of contraception by 2020. According to the ministry of health and family welfare, 103 million people currently use modern methods of contraception.

Hindu reports engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world’s tallest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016.

No comments:

Post a Comment