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31 August 2018 Current Events Medical Teams Sent to Kerala by Centre to Assist Flood Victims

The central government has sent medical teams today to the flood-hit Kerala to provide medical help to the flood victims. The teams consists of 20 general duty medical officers, 30 specialist doctors, and 40 Malayalam speaking nurses. 


New Wage Agreement Signed by Shipping Industry to Benefit 1.35 Lakh Port and Dock Workers

A new wage agreement has been signed by the shipping ministry with the port officials and workers federation in order to benefit 1.5 lakh port and dock workers, and the pensioners. This agreement will result in a hike of 10.6 percent in the wage of the workers and pensioners.


August 31 the Last Day to File Income Tax Returns

Today, August 31, is the last day of filing Income Tax Returns for the people. People who have failed to file their IT returns today will be paying a penalty of up to Rs. 10,000. The tax payers are advised to file their returns by the end of the day to avoid any fines or penalty. 


Terrorists in Kashmir Kidnap 9 Family Members of 5 Policemen

The terrorists have kidnapped nine family members of five policemen after raiding their homes in Kashmir yesterday evening. This act of the terrorists was aimed to build pressure on the security forces after they arrested relatives of those terrorists in the area.


Medical Teams Sent to Kerala by Centre to Assist Flood Victims

The central government has sent medical teams today to the flood-hit Kerala to provide medical help to the flood victims. The teams consists of 20 general duty medical officers, 30 specialist doctors, and 40 Malayalam speaking nurses. 

New Wage Agreement Signed by Shipping Industry to Benefit 1.35 Lakh Port and Dock Workers

A new wage agreement has been signed by the shipping ministry with the port officials and workers federation in order to benefit 1.5 lakh port and dock workers, and the pensioners. This agreement will result in a hike of 10.6 percent in the wage of the workers and pensioners.

August 31 the Last Day to File Income Tax Returns

Today, August 31, is the last day of filing Income Tax Returns for the people. People who have failed to file their IT returns today will be paying a penalty of up to Rs. 10,000. The tax payers are advised to file their returns by the end of the day to avoid any fines or penalty. 

Terrorists in Kashmir Kidnap 9 Family Members of 5 Policemen

The terrorists have kidnapped nine family members of five policemen after raiding their homes in Kashmir yesterday evening. This act of the terrorists was aimed to build pressure on the security forces after they arrested relatives of those terrorists in the area.




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