Amitabh Bachchan shells out Rs 70 crore as tax

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan paid Rs 70 crore as tax for the financial year 2018-19. “Mr Bachchan has paid Rs 70 crore tax for the financial year 2018-19,” his spokesperson said in a statement. In the recent past, Big B also paid off loans of 2,084 farmers in Muzaffarpur, Bihar. He has also donated Rs 10 […]

PUBG is now banned in Nepal, next INDIA?

Battle royale shooters Fortnite and Apex Legends may have surpassed PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in some ways, but PUBG is back in the headlines for a controversial new reason: some governments are outright banning the game. Last month, we heard how police in India arrested ten college students for playing PUBGafter some cities in Gujarat, India restricted the title, and now an entire nation has done the same. Nepal has […]

Made-in-India iPhone X from July

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn will begin from July the commercial production of iPhone X range of smartphones for Apple from its 160-acre factory off Chennai, people aware of Foxconn’s India plans told ET. “Foxconn will begin with the iPhoneX (range) from the Chennai plant. The plans are to step up production capacity and diversify to […]

Canada holds doors wide open for Indians

Canada is set to make the Global Talent Stream (GTS) programme, which offers a hassle free and quick route to work in the country, a permanent scheme. This will benefit aspiring Indians (including those currently based in US) who have a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) backgrund, to make the most of emerging job […]

Dugri residents allege poor workmanship by the contractor

Work for construction of road from Passi Chowk to Jain Mandir in the Dugri area here, being undertaken on behalf of the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA), has come under the scanner with the residents alleging poor workmanship by the contractor and also charging supervising officials with connivance in the wrongdoing. The Samaj Sudhar […]