States agree to roll out GST

India's decade-long wait for a national sales tax that will create one of the world's biggest single markets could be almost over by July 1. As per economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented by July 1 and not later as feared earlier on.

India's first integrated heliport

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju in New Delhi inaugurated the country's first integrated heliport. The country's first heliport, located at Rohini locality in north west Delhi, has been built by state-owned chopper operator Pawan Hans.

Evidence of a ‘Star Wars’ planetary system

Scientists have for the first time found evidence of a Tatooine-like rocky planetary system -Luke Skywalker’s home world in the Star Wars series – about 1,000 light-years away.

SC not allow abortion in Down Syndrome

The Supreme Court refused to allow a woman, who is in her 26th week of pregnancy, to abort her foetus on the ground that it suffered from Down syndrome, saying “we have a life in our hands.