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ASI identifies Indian artefacts seized from smuggler Subhash Kapoor

ASI identifies Indian artefacts seized from smuggler Subhash Kapoor

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Updates from :  the Hindu : It had sent a two-member team to the US and it went through nearly 100 objects. From idols dating back to the Gupta period (5th-6th Century AD) to terracotta objects of the Harappan culture, a range of Indian antiquities and artefacts that were smuggled by Subhash Kapoor have been identified by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) during a team’s recent visit to the United States. In a statement here on Wednesday, the ASI said a team of two officials, Dr. Urmila Sant and P.S. Sriraman, visited the U.S. after receiving communication from the office of the Consulate General of India in New York about the seizure of artefacts by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement of U.S. Department of Homeland Security from the storage of the art smuggler Subhas
Govt extends PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline to September 30

Govt extends PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline to September 30

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Updates from :  the Hindu : However, it is mandatory to quote and link Aadhaar number while filing the return of income w.e.f. April 1, 2019 The government on Sunday announced that the deadline for the linking of Aadhaar with PAN has been extended to September 30, 2019. Those looking to file their income tax returns on or after April 1, 2019 will still have to quote their PAN while doing so. "It has been reported in some sections of the media that those PANs which are not linked with Aadhaar number by March 31, 2019 may be invalidated," the government said in a statement. "The matter has been considered by the Central government and now the cut-off date for intimating the Aadhaar number and linking PAN with Aadhaar is September 30, 2019 unless specifically exempted." The sta
Narendra Modi announces success of Mission Shakti, India’s anti-satellite missile capability

Narendra Modi announces success of Mission Shakti, India’s anti-satellite missile capability

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Updates from :  the Hindu : Addressing the nation, the Prime Minister said India’s action was not directed against any country. rime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite, describing it as a rare achievement that puts the country in an exclusive club of space super powers. “In the journey of every nation there are moments that bring utmost pride and have a historic impact on generations to come. One such moment is today,” he said in an unprecedented broadcast to the nation on television, radio and social media. “India has successfully tested the Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) Missile. Congratulations to everyone on the success of #MissionShakti,” the prime minister tweeted late
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