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Why Does a Child Need PAN Card?
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Why Does a Child Need PAN Card?

It is a common misconception among people that Permanent Account Number (PAN) is applicable only for individuals above 18 years of age. Citizens still do not have clarity that the Income Tax Department, does allow parents or guardians to apply PAN card for a minor. However, the Income Tax Department has not mentioned an age limit for availing a PAN card, which means that even minors are eligible to apply for it. If you think your child does not require a PAN card, you are wrong. Let us first understand how the PAN card for your child is beneficial. Later, we will understand the procedure to apply PAN Card for a minor. Why Does a Child Need PAN Card? PAN card for minor is required when: You want to make your child the nominee of your investments. Or you make an investment i...
Suspension of scheduled international flights extended till September 30
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Suspension of scheduled international flights extended till September 30

The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till September 30, said Indian aviation regulator DGCA on Monday. However, schedule flights under the travel bubble India has started creating with several countries like the US, UK, Germany, and France will be allowed and people eligible as per government norms can fly to and from India on them. “ … the competent authority has decided to extend (suspension of scheduled international passenger flights to/from India) till 11.59 pm of September 30, 2020. This restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation,” the DGCA said in a statement Monday. “However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected r...
In Assam, blowout of natural gas well still to be controlled, over 700 evacuated
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In Assam, blowout of natural gas well still to be controlled, over 700 evacuated

The natural gas well operated by Oil India Limited (OIL) in Assam’s Tinsukia district that witnessed a blowout on Wednesday continued to spill out gas and condensate matter for the fourth day on Saturday as authorities continued efforts to bring it under control. Over 700 people residing within 1.5 km radius of the well located in Baghjan area have been shifted to three camps amid concerns that the continuous spilling of gas and condensate matter containing oil could affect residents as well as the area located near the Dibru Saikhowa National Park. A blowout is uncontrolled release of crude oil or gas from a well when the pressure control systems fail. Condensate is a low density high gravity hydrocarbon phase that is generally found along with natural ga “My house is located aro...
Corona: Hunger may kill more – Prof. Dhuliya
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Corona: Hunger may kill more – Prof. Dhuliya

Corona virus is sweeping the word leaving behind destruction of human life unknown before. The carnage is continuing and there are no signs of putting a stop to it. Scientists across the globe are struggling to find some treatment but not success so far. Political leaderships are making their best efforts to confront the sitation but at the same time are helpless. The lockdown measures are confined to stop the widespread infection but not a solution.  Almost one third of the global population is under lockdown. The economic devastation is going to be much more serious not ever before. Signs of great depression are already looming large. UN Food and Agriculture Organization have stated that the hunger is going to kill much more lives than the virus. In number of African counties, violenc...