India-Jan 2015: Government’s currency liabilities to the Public stood at Rs. 187.4 billion

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai, Jan. 8: Government’s currency liabilities to the public went up to Rs. 187.4 billion in the first week of January 2015 as compared to the total liabilities of Rs. 173.4 billion till March 31,2014. During the financial year 2013-14, the Government’s currency liabilities to the public also rose by Rs. 15.1 billion.

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World of Business: White Coffee and Chinese skin care market

White Coffee Introduces Organic Single Serve Coffees in a Bio-Degradable and Compostable BioCup Newsroom24x7 Desk As the world “jump starts” the new year with coffee in hand, there is an exciting innovation in coffee packaging. This month, White Coffee Corporation of USA introduces single serve organic coffees in a revolutionary compostable BioCup(TM). With the growth of

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Review of natural catastrophes in 2014: Lower losses from weather extremes and earthquakes

The absence of very severe catastrophes and a quiet hurricane season in the North Atlantic meant that losses from natural catastrophes in 2014 were much lower. At US$ 7bn, the most expensive event in terms of overall loss was Cyclone Hudhud in India. Around 7,700 people lost their lives in natural catastrophes. “Though tragic in

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Income Tax work suffers as promotions are held up at ACIT level

Newroom24x7 Correspondent New Delhi, Jan. 7: The Income Tax department’s backlog for 2008, 2009 (leftover cases) and 2010 promotions has been addressed to some extent and many officers have been promoted as Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (DCIT) in the senior time scale with effect from January 1, 2015 but still there is widespread resentment and

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Lifetime Visa to PIOs and the Security issue

Lalit Shastri On the eve of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Overseas Indian Day) meet which will be inaugurated at 10 am this morning, President Pranab Mukherjee, it is learnt, cleared the ordinance to amend the Citizenship Act to merge the Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) and the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) schemes to allow lifelong Indian

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Madhya Pradesh asks Centre to extend paddy milling period till March 31

Newsroom24x7 Reporter Bhopal, Jan. 6: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the Central government to extend milling period for paddy procured during Kharif marketing year 2013-14 up to March 31, 2015. The Chief Minister, in a letter to Union Food, Public Distribution and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, has said that rice

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Drug trafficker arrested in Delhi, 1 kg heroin seized

Newsroom24x7 Reporter New Delhi, Jan. 6: Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested one drug trafficker identified as Javed alias Sanu and seized from his possession one Kg of fine quality heroin. The value of the recovered heroin is approximately Rs. 1 crore in the international market. On January 1, SI Karamveer was told by a

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Research must advance knowledge to improve the common man’s life: Pranab

Newsroom24x7 Reporter New Delhi, Jan. 6: President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has said that research endeavors must advance the realms of knowledge and improve the lives of the common people in a video message on the occasion of the presentation of Infosys Prize 2014 organized by the Infosys Science Foundation yesterday (January 5, 2015) in

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Celebrates Fifth Successive Sales Record

  Newsroom24x7 Reporter New Delhi, Jan. 6: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has today revealed record sales results for a fifth consecutive year, with 4,063 cars sold globally during 2014. This means that sales have more than quadrupled since 2009. 4,063 cars delivered to customers in 2014 (+12%) Fifth consecutive record year and the highest sales in the

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GOI assignment for J.P. Singh and Gopinath Narayan

Newsroom Reporter New Delhi, Jan. 6: Jai Prakash Singh, IPS (HP:2000), presently on “compulsory wait” in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, has been selected for appointment as Director in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship till October 18, 2016. The Government of India has issued another order approving the recommendation for

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Shivraj directs officials to solve investors’ problems on priority

Newshence Reporter Bhopal, Jan. 5: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed State officials to solve the problems being faced by investors on priority and with a positive outlook. The chief minister told the officials that the investors should not be forced to run from pillar to post or get entangled with procedural

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A loud and clear message from T3-the Panna Tiger

Lalit Shastri One salutes the indefatigable spirit of T3-the tiger, who has become a mascot for the ambitious Panna Tiger Reintroduction Project being carried out to repopulate the Panna Tiger Reserve with Tigers. This project was taken up since not a single big cat was left in this habitat in 2009. T3 is a true

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Shootout in Tikamgarh: Two cops killed

shootout (representative photo)

Newsroom24x7 Reporter Bhopal, Jan. 5: Two Madhya Pradesh police officers were killed this afternoon in a shootout in Tikamgarh district. Prithvipur police station’sTI Pramod Chaturvedi killed SDOP Malik in his office by shooting him with his service revolver from point blank range. He then shot himself dead. The State Director general of Police Surendra Sinh has

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MP Government will provide platform to seers to discuss contemporary issues during Simhastha-2016

Newsroom Reporter Bhopal, Jan. 5: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has emphasised the importance of Simhastha–the religious congregation every 12 years–in the historical perspective and said that Simhasta-2016 at Ujjain should become an occasion to discuss important issues being confronted by the whole world todfay. The chief minister, who was at village Shivkothi

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