J&K govt formation: Mehbooba likely to call meeting soon

J&K govt formation: Mehbooba likely to call meeting soon

SRINAGAR: PDP President Mehbooba Mufti is likely to call a meeting of senior party leaders in the coming days to clear the “misgivings” about the deadlock over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir with BJP. “The PDP president is likely to hold a meeting with senior party leaders in the next few days to inform […]

77% Indians with foreign med degree fail MCI hurdle since 2004

77% Indians with foreign med degree fail MCI hurdle since 2004

New Delhi: Any citizen possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside the country who wants provisional or permanent registration with MCI or any state medical council needs to qualify the screening test (known as Foreign Medical Graduates Examination) conducted by the MCI through the National Board of Examinations (NBE). In a […]

‘Kohli is a man in control of his batting’

‘Kohli is a man in control of his batting’

New Delhi: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that Virat Kohli is a man in “control of his batting” which enables him to pull off some great run chases in pressure situations. “He is a man who is in control of his batting and he knows exactly what he is trying to do. He knows […]

Taskin’s suspension to be revoked: Mortaza

Bengalore: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza on Sunday stood firmly behind pacer Taskin Ahmed, who has been suspended for suspect action, stating that they will follow all the due procedures to get his ban revoked. “There is a process, and we will follow that. Whatever we have to say, we will talk to Bangladesh Cricket Board. […]

Former players slam Afridi, fans smash TV sets in Pak

KARACHI: Former players slammed Shahid Afridi’s ‘tactically weak’ captaincy, while irate fans smashed TV sets in disgust as Pakistan reacted angrily to the national team’s defeat at the hands of arch-rivals India in the ICC World Twenty20. Pakistan lost by six wickets to India in Kolkata last night. The result ensured that India remained unbeaten […]

Taxman gets new tool to identify, kill duplicate PAN

Taxman gets new tool to identify, kill duplicate PAN

NEW DELHI: After years of labour, the Income Tax department has finally got a new technology tool to check the menace of duplicate PAN cards. The toll also allows the taxman to ‘kill’ the second one. An ambitious electronic smart platform called the Income Tax Business Application-Permanent Account Number (ITBA-PAN) has been operationalised by the […]

Umar Akmal complains to Imran Khan on batting slot

KARACHI: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has come under fire from the team management for allegedly requesting former captain Imran Khan to put in a word to the team management about pushing him up in the batting slot. A furious former skipper Ramiz Raza wants the team management to bench Akmal junior for his selfish attitude. […]

DoT may not auction all 700 Mhz spectrum in one go

New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is unlikely to auction the entire spectrum in 700 Mhz as it feels telecom operators may not bid aggressively for the band due to high reserve price. Also, a DoT committee has found some anomalies regarding the base price suggested by regulator Trai, which requires further clarification. According […]

Rahul Gandhi biggest enemy of Punjab: Sukhbir

AMRITSAR: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said Rahul Gandhi is the “biggest enemy” of Punjab for “branding” the state’s youth as drug addicts and claimed the Congress vice president has given enough proof of being “anti-Punjab and anti-Sikh”. “If Congress scion really believes about the presence of drugs in Punjab, then he […]