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Bollywood, builders & brokers: More ‘shell-shocks’ in store

NEW DELHI: A ‘black money bonhomie’ has come under the scanner involving builders, brokers and Bollywood entities as a multi-agency probe gets underway to pierce the corporate veil of hundreds of suspected shell companies. Sebi has begun shooting off show-cause notices to 331 listed entities, suspected to have acted as ‘shell companies’ ... Read More »

As deadline for filing returns nears, snag hits tax site

NEW DELHI: Two days before the deadline for filing income tax (I-T) returns ends, the online filing system of the tax department developed a technical snag on Saturday affecting taxpayers’ efforts to upload their annual statements. “For the last two hours, the system has stopped functioning. It is showing a glitch. We now have ... Read More »

Birth certificates no longer a must for passport

NEW DELHI: You no longer need to show your birth certificate to get a passport. Continuing the process of simplifying passports for Indian citizens, the government informed Parliament this week that Aadhaar or PAN card among a host of documents could be used to establish proof of birth. According to the Passport Rules, 1980, all ... Read More »

Five killed, 15 injured in Banswara road mishap

Udaipur : Five people including a woman died while at least 15 were injured in a tempo-jeep collision on Wednesday. The accident took place at Kheda village near Gadhi thana  on the Banswara-Dungarpur road. The deceased all residents of Bhimsaur village belonged to a family who were going for a ... Read More »

123 killed, 100 injured as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

LAHORE: At least 123 people were charred to death and over 100 others injured after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames on a highway in Bahawalpurdistrict of Pakistan’s Punjab Province. The tanker exploded after fuel leaking from its damaged container caught fire. The blaze from the oil spill ... Read More »

This Facebook page has ‘stumped’ Pakistan’s Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: Someone is operating a fake Facebookpage in the name of Pakistan’s Supreme Court, it emerged today.  Following reports of a Facebook page being run in the name of Supreme Court of Pakistan, the apex court clarified it does not operate or have any social media accounts.  “The Supreme Court ... Read More »

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