NEWS ON AIR http://newsonair.nic.in/Default.aspx Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR Top News Maharashtra, Haryana go to assembly polls on Oct 21; counting of votes on Oct 24 http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371874 NAT Sat, 21 Sep 2019 14:06:30 GMT Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on 21st October and the counting of votes will take place on 24th October. Amit Panghal to take on Shakhobidin Zoirov in finals of World Men's C'ship today http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371855 SPT Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:54:43 GMT In Boxing, Asian Champion Amit Panghal will today take on reigning Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in the finals of the World Men's Championship in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Moody's Investor Service terms centre's decision to cut corporate tax rate as credit positive move http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371875 BNE Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:53:51 GMT Moody's Investors Service today termed the central government's decision to cut corporate tax rate as a credit positive move. EAM S Jaishankar holds talks on terrorism, regional issues with Finnish Leadership http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371877 NAT Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:53:02 GMT External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held long discussions on cross-border terrorism with the top Finnish leadership. PM Modi on his way to US on seven-day visit; to attend UN General Assembly http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371849 NAT Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:46:03 GMT Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on way to the United States on a seven-day visit to attend the UN General Assembly meet and various other programmes. 12 people killed in bomb explosion near holy city of Karbala in Iraq http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371853 INT Sat, 21 Sep 2019 08:32:25 GMT In Iraq, at least 12 people were killed and several wounded when a bomb exploded in a minibus packed with passengers outside the holy city of Karbala last night. GST Council rates cut in several items including hotel tariffs http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371862 NAT Sat, 21 Sep 2019 08:30:59 GMT GST Council has slashed tax rates on several items, including hotel room tariffs and cut and polished semi-precious stones. Industry, Trade welcome govt decision to cut corporate tax rate saying it will boost economy http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371861 NAT Sat, 21 Sep 2019 08:26:24 GMT Captains of Industry and Trade have welcomed the slashing of corporate tax by about ten per cent saying that it will give a big boost to the economy and make Indian Industry more competitive globally. India, Mongolia sign MoUs in areas including space, disaster management & culture http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371860 NAT Sat, 21 Sep 2019 08:15:15 GMT India and Mongolia have exchanged documents in areas including space, disaster management and culture. Boxing: Amit Panghal becomes first Indian to enter World Men's C'ship finals http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371841 SPT Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:33:59 GMT In Boxing, Asian Champion Amit Panghal today became the first Indian to make the finals of the World Men's Championship while Manish Kaushik signed off with a bronze medal after going down in the semifinals in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Many pressing challenges before international community require stronger global commitment: PM http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371847 NAT Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:28:18 GMT Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a seven-day visit to the United States tonight. He is scheduled to visit Houston and New York to attend the High-Level Segment of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. PM Modi, Mongolian Prez jointly unveil statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Monastery http://newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=371812 NAT Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:24:17 GMT Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga today jointly unveiled a statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Monastery in Ulaanbaatar through video-conferencing in New Delhi.