The provisional figures of direct tax up to September 2017 show that net collections stood at Rs 3.86 lakh crore which is 15.8 per cent higher than the corresponding period last year, the finance ministry said in a statement.
Iran's moderate president gave a full-throated defence of his one-time rivals in the Revolutionary Guards on Wednesday, as the country's pragmatist and hardline factions rallied together in the face o ... Read more
by Fran BLANDY Kenyan police fired teargas at opposition protesters who burned tyres and lobbed stones, a day after their leader Raila Odinga announced his withdrawal from the presidential race, plung ... Read more
They want to know what happened and what that means for today's Russia Recently, a fascinating trend in Russian society has emerged: a peaking, nation-wide interest in history, especially post-Revolut ... Read more
Over 130 million girls around the world didn't go to school today. Millions more braved long distances and dangerous conditions to get to classrooms whose teacher never arrived, or where there were no ... Read more
A hacker group codenamed 'Alf' after the Home and Away character has broken into a defence contractor and stolen data on military projects such as Australia's Joint Strike Fighter (F-35A) program. Read more
Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Russia's proposal to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine is "a Trojan horse," but it would be worth trying to "reshape" it, since it presented the firs ... Read more