Pak military nod for peace talks with TTP

In October last year, then-prime minister Imran Khan had revealed that talks were under way with the TTP…reports Asian Lite News A parliamentary committee has authorised the military leadership to hold talks with the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has said. He said the military leadership would inform the committee about any progress in the talks and the matter would then be debated in the parliament,...

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Choose a pet-friendly vacation spot

Doesn’t it sound surreal? All you need to do is select a pet-friendly location and a reputable pet relocation company…writes...

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EV manufacturers laud industry-wide GST reduction

Battery price makes up as much as 50 per cent of an electric vehicle’s cost…reports Asian Lite News Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers hailed the GST Council’s decision that EVs with or without battery pack will now be taxed at 5 per cent. At present, e-vehicles are taxed at 5 per cent while lithium-ion batteries are taxed at 18 per cent. The decision was taken at the GST Council’s 47th meeting in Chandigarh on June 28-29, chaired by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. “Electric vehicles, whether or not fitted with a battery pack,...

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Sitting is new smoking

This pose stretches the arms and allows the shoulders to relax, releasing tension. Make sure to plant your palms on the mat or under your feet when you perform this asana. Hold this pose for 5 counts…writes Radhika Iyer When you sit continuously for a...

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