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PAN not must for jewellery purchase of above 50000 PAN not must for jewellery purchase of above 50000
- October 07, 2017

During a hiatus provided to entities dealing in Jewellery, gems and high-value goods having a turnover of over Rs 2 crore, the council has decided that the establishments will not be covered under PMLA. The last date for filing of final sales returns for July in GSTR-1 form is October 10, while the date for uploading of purchase returns in GSTR-2 is October 31. (more...)
34 sentenced to life imprisonment for Erdogan assassination attempt 34 sentenced to life imprisonment for Erdogan assassination attempt
- October 07, 2017

Most of the defendants were soldiers. Just days after the coup attempt, the president told United States broadcaster CNN in an interview that the assassination plot left him just minutes from death. "We say, "execution, execution, execution". The plot was followed by wide-ranging crackdown that has led to tens of thousands of people being imprisoned or dismissed from their jobs in the judiciary, civil service, military, police, media and academia, a purge that has gone beyond the alleged ... (more...)
Unarmed security guard led police to Las Vegas gunman Unarmed security guard led police to Las Vegas gunman
- October 07, 2017

He was uncertain whether Campos was armed at the time. "McMahill acknowledged that Islamic State had repeatedly claimed responsibility for the attack, but said investigators had uncovered "no nexus" between that Mideast-based militant group and Paddock". (more...)
State Counselor attends Brunei King's Golden Jubilee of accession to the throne State Counselor attends Brunei King's Golden Jubilee of accession to the throne
- October 07, 2017

After the 6-day visit to Brunei, BRP Andres Bonifacio will be heading to Malaysia for the Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia-Philippines (MALPHI) LAUT 20-17 which will take place October 16 to 25. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah ascended the throne in October 1967, a continuation of the same royal line that has ruled Brunei for the last 600 years. President Duterte is expected to return to the country on Friday. (more...)
United States military halts exercises over Qatar crisis — APNewsBreak United States military halts exercises over Qatar crisis — APNewsBreak
- October 07, 2017

The U.S. military is closely monitoring diplomatic tensions in the gulf region, which hosts the Fifth Fleet and important U.S. bases for the operation against ISIS and the Taliban. He noted that the Pentagon aims to signal to the Gulf countries that the United States military seeks to work together with other nations in the region. (more...)
In face of Las Vegas shooting, congressional inaction In face of Las Vegas shooting, congressional inaction
- October 07, 2017

Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) to ban "bump stocks," which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire hundreds of rounds per minute, essentially making them into automatic weapons. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., who has co-sponsored legislation to broaden background checks, wasn't convinced such measures would have made a difference. (more...)
Applebees offering $1 margaritas throughout October Applebees offering $1 margaritas throughout October
- October 07, 2017

Yosemite Ave., Manteca; 2501 Fulkerth Road, Turlock; 851 Sanguinetti Road, Sonora; 1000 Commerce Ave, Atwater; and 1734 W. Olive Ave., Merced. Customers can pair the drink with appetizers, Applebee's 2 for $20 meal or their late-night fare. (more...)
Trump's Puerto Rico visit faces criticism as he tosses paper towels Trump's Puerto Rico visit faces criticism as he tosses paper towels
- October 07, 2017

Maria - the largest storm to hit the island in 90 years - has left more than half the island's residents without drinking water, destroyed roads and infrastructure and toppled power lines. "We are not going to deal with the fundamental difficulties Puerto Rico had before the storm". "I hate to tell you , Puerto Rico, but you are throwing our budget out of whack", Trump said in a meeting with relief workers on Tuesday. (more...)
Kim Jong-un is a rational politician, CIA's Korea expert says Kim Jong-un is a rational politician, CIA's Korea expert says
- October 07, 2017

Friday's KCNA report also said the USA "changes its colors" like a "chameleon" to justify overthrowing governments, especially in the Middle East , where the article said Washington had used counterterrorism and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction interchangeably to justify its invasions of Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya. (more...)
Monitors: 15 killed in missile strike on eastern Syria city Monitors: 15 killed in missile strike on eastern Syria city
- October 07, 2017

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said 14 people died in an alleged bombing by Russian aircraft targeting the Mahkan area, reports Efe news. The advances against ISIL in Deir Ezzor have cost a heavy civilian death toll from Russian and coalition air raids. A man identifies himself as "Zabolotny Roman" (R) and his companion as "Tsurkanov Gregory" (L), two Russian soldiers allegedly captured by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor in ... (more...)
NRA open to 'bump stock' regulation NRA open to 'bump stock' regulation
- October 07, 2017

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said at a news briefing on Thursday that the administration would be "very open" to discussing the possibility of banning bump stocks. This undated photo provided by Eric Paddock shows his brother, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock . And it's not over. He said he had five on his shelf that were "sitting there collecting dust" for months and he sold four of them on Wednesday. (more...)
Soccer Earns United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award Soccer Earns United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award
- October 07, 2017

The Lady Cougars were recognized throughout the year for their work in the classroom, with 10 players being named to the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic Team. Both Branco, McDonough and 16 teammates were also named to 2016 Fall NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for having a GPA of 3.00 and above. Current Purdue players Gabby LaMere and Erika Yohn were both Big Ten Distinguished Scholars a year ago. (more...)
Denmark becomes latest European country to ban burka Denmark becomes latest European country to ban burka
- October 07, 2017

The three-party centre-right minority government, its ally the Danish People's Party and the main opposition Social Democrats have all said they are in favour of a ban, though they are still discussing how the ban should be designed and enforced. (more...)
Filibuster Rule Is A 'Death Sentence' For Republicans Filibuster Rule Is A 'Death Sentence' For Republicans
- October 07, 2017

But it's not clear what those will be or why they'll be any more able to overcome opposition. "There are a lot of ways to address this". Trump's tax plan aims to decrease corporate tax down to 20%, and make the United States competitive in the global market again. (more...)
Mistaken for braid chopper, 70-year-old lynched in J&K Mistaken for braid chopper, 70-year-old lynched in J&K
- October 07, 2017

Authorities also temporarily suspended internet services in Kashmir to check rumour-mongering, officials said. Police rescued the youth and said that he was not a braid-chopper but had gone to meet a friend in the village. The cops did not allow people to offer Friday prayers at historic Jamia Masjid. "Keeping in view the possible reluctance of victims to record their statements before SHO we decided that a lady police officer will be available to examine the statements of victims", DIG ... (more...)
White nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at UF White nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at UF
- October 07, 2017

But facing the threat of a federal lawsuit, the university and representatives of Spencer negotiated the October 19 appearance at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The costs includes university and Gainesville police along with highway patrol and other agencies. The National Policy Institute will pay more than $10,000 to rent out the Phillips Center despite not being invited by UF. (more...)
Muzaffarnagar: Woman gangraped at gunpoint in front of husband, probe on Muzaffarnagar: Woman gangraped at gunpoint in front of husband, probe on
- October 07, 2017

The men even threatened to kill the infant if she tried to escape or resist. According to police, the victim and her family were returning Friday morning on a motorcycle from a trip to Basera village, close to Muzaffarnagar, when they were intercepted by the alleged attackers in a vehicle. (more...)
FEMA Pulls Puerto Rico's Electricity And Drinking Water Stats From Website FEMA Pulls Puerto Rico's Electricity And Drinking Water Stats From Website
- October 07, 2017

About half do not have access to fresh drinking water. But while Trump made an attempt to hear the stories of residents still recovering from the catastrophe, he managed to offend many. The Mexican foreign ministry said it would send about 30 tonnes of bottled water, insect repellant and other supplies to help the USA territory, where the monster storm made landfall on September 20, leaving more than 30 people dead and thousands homeless. (more...)
Killer's Intent: Police Claims Las Vegas Shooter Didn't Have a Death Wish Killer's Intent: Police Claims Las Vegas Shooter Didn't Have a Death Wish
- October 07, 2017

He meant to escape after the attack, but he instead turned the gun on himself as authorities closed in on his room on the 32nd-floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The sheriff said "yes". Two cameras installed for surveillance were found in a room service cart outside of the hotel room, an additional camera was found on the hotel room door's peephole, and another camera was discovered in a baby monitor found in the living room of the hotel suite. (more...)
Putin hails Saudi king's visit to Kremlin as 'landmark' event Putin hails Saudi king's visit to Kremlin as 'landmark' event
- October 07, 2017

Hosting the Saudi king in the ornate Kremlin interiors, Putin hailed his visit as a " landmark event " that will give a "strong impulse" to bilateral ties. The two countries also agreed on the production in Saudi Arabia of the Kalashnikov automatic rifle and its ammunition as well as educational and training programmes for Saudi nationals. (more...)
600 ceasefire violations along India-Pak border so far 600 ceasefire violations along India-Pak border so far
- October 07, 2017

Pakistani troops have opened fire on Indian territories more than 600 times till September 30. The principal secretary (home) in the Jammu and Kashmir government, the divisional commissioner of Jammu , and the divisional commissioner of Srinagar are panel members while the joint secretary (home department, J&K) is the member-secretary. (more...)
Kenya urged to embed representatives in electoral commission Kenya urged to embed representatives in electoral commission
- October 07, 2017

Opposition leader Raila Odinga and his supporters have turned their ire on the election board for its role in the cancelled poll. The removal of the French firm, which provided the electronic devices used to transmit the election results, has been one of the key demands by NASA before agreeing to participate in the elections. (more...)
Republican leaders say they're open to considering "bump stock" ban
- October 07, 2017

They're considering a ban on " bump fire stocks ", attachments that modify guns to fire nearly like fully automatic weapons. "We find that the bump stock is a firearm part and is not regulated as a firearm under Gun Control Act or the National Firearms Act", ATF said in a letter at the time . (more...)
Las Vegas Gunman Had Automatic Weapons, Authorities Say Las Vegas Gunman Had Automatic Weapons, Authorities Say
- October 07, 2017

The national conversation is leading to some debate locally, as those for and against bump stocks sound off. Here's a look at the device. But lawmakers said the bump stock is a loophole because it is an accessory or add-on. Fully automatic weapons have been banned for years. "So no matter who could easily change a weapon bought legally into a weapon that would be totally illegal?" There is a limited amount of the number of style of firearms that can be made into an automatic weapon. (more...)
Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel
- October 07, 2017

She described her sister as "a good person and gentle soul", and said she "seemed madly in love with Steve". Authorities have yet to identify a motive for the shooting but say they believe Paddock acted alone. On Tuesday, officials offered new information on Paddock and how he planned the attack. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said Congress must pass "laws that help prevent guns , especially the most unsafe guns , from falling into the wrong hands". (more...)
Excitement in PM Modi's village over his first visit as PM
- October 07, 2017

The prime minister is also expected to visit Vadnagar , his birthplace, in Mehasana on Sunday. Prime Minister Modi will start his visit with a special puja and darshan at Lord Dwarikadheesh Temple. The Prime Minister will then proceed to capital city Gandhinagar where he will dedicate the newly-constructed building of IIT Gandhinagar, and launch the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA). (more...)
Las Vegas Shooting Not Expected To Change Partisan Debate On Gun Control Las Vegas Shooting Not Expected To Change Partisan Debate On Gun Control
- October 07, 2017

Mark Meadows, R-N.C., who chairs the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus. "We need to be very clear-eyed and realistic, but we also need to recognize that we can win this fight", Blumenthal said. RYAN: That bill's not scheduled now. "We're still learning the details of what happened, but this kind of violence, this kind of mass murder - one of the worst we've ever seen in our country - is yet another reminder of Congress's fundamental failure, Congress's refusal to do anything to ... (more...)
A few visitors to Cuba claim symptoms similar to attacks A few visitors to Cuba claim symptoms similar to attacks
- October 07, 2017

A State Department official says in the days following the travel warning, some citizens reported having similar symptoms after traveling to Cuba. But the USA government "cannot verify the claims" or any potential connection to the attacks said the official, who wasn't authorized to comment by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Sessions Issues Sweeping Religious Liberty Guidance to Federal Agencies Sessions Issues Sweeping Religious Liberty Guidance to Federal Agencies
- October 07, 2017

In the principles memo , the Trump administration outlines the principles that were the basis for the Supreme Court's 2014 decision in the Hobby Lobby case that found that private employers with honest religious beliefs opposing contraception could exempt themselves from the Affordable Care Act's requirements of having to provide coverage for birth control, with no out-of-pocket costs. (more...)
NY Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting NY Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

Lewis, the civil rights icon who led the gun control sit-in on the House floor past year after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, approached House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on the House floor last night, seeking his cooperation for the Wednesday demonstration. (more...)