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Infosys gets a month to fix GSTN glitches
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Infosys gets a month to fix GSTN glitches

Group of ministers to review progress every fortnight.Raghu Krishnan reports.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The group of ministers constituted to look into technical glitches in the goods and services tax network has identified a set of common issues after talking to corporate entities such as Unilever, various state tax department officials and tax consultants. At its first review meeting in Bengaluru, the GoM asked vendor Infosys to fix these glitches by October-end.   Led by ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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A headless UGC: Why the Centre's hunt to appoint a chairman is taking time

Even after six months, the post of the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) chairman remains vacant. Professor VS Chauhan, a commission member, has been holding charge as interim chairperson since April when Prof Ved Prakash’s tenure ended. A ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

China's regulator bans HNA's insurance unit from funding parent

Beijing (Reuters) - China's Bohai Life Insurance is banned from providing financial aid "in any form" to HNA Group in the next six months while it improves its corporate governance, the regulator said late on Wednesday. Bohai Life also has been barred from ...
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NGO condemns India's failure to ratify Convention Against Torture

IMPHAL, Oct 1 - Manipur-based Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights (CSCHR) said that during the session for the adoption of the outcome document on India's 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to improve its human rights situation, on September 21 last, the ...
 The Assam Tribune2 weeks ago

Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts, but U.S. senator says response inadequate

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter said on Thursday it had suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 U.S. election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient. Senator Mark ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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Google celebrated her 100th birthday. Who was Dr Asima Chatterjee?

An organic chemist, she is best known for her path-breaking research that helped in developing chemotherapy and in epilepsy and malaria treatment. Here's 5 things you must know about the scientific trailblazer who inspired a Google Doodle.   We are still reaping the benefits of the rich scientific legacy of Dr Asima Chatterjee, but not many even know her name. The Google Arts & Culture lab is trying to change that with its Women Scientists of India Series. On September 23, the birth ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Campaigners against FGM call upon UNHRC to address issue

A group of campaigners against the female genital mutilation (FGM) prevalent in some communities in India, has called for stopping the practice and urged the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to address the issue.Significantly, the issue was taken ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

India tells UN: New Delhi has robust pro-people policies

[Switzerland], Sept 21 (ANI): India on Thursday told the United Nations that country has put in place robust socio-eco policies to address needs of people. Addressing the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on Thursday, India's permanent representative to UN in ...
 Sify3 weeks ago India, EU hold 5th round of Foreign and Security Policy talks  Sify1 month ago
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SCARY! 59,000 farmer suicides linked to climate change

'The number of deaths attributable to warming is likely to rise in the future.' IMAGE: Suraj Govind, 9, the son of a farmer who committed suicide in Maharashtra, at a protest organised by farmers' organizations demanding complete debt waiver and good rates for their crops in New Delhi in July.The cap reads: 'My father has committed suicide.'Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley found that climate change had caused ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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I was an Exxon-funded climate scientist

ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality and urgency of climate change and their donations to front groups to disseminate false information about climate change have been public knowledge for a long time, now. Investigative reports ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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