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The National Academy of Direct Taxes is situated in Nagpur, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. This top most institution in the country is entrusted with the task of training the class one of officers and staff of the Income-tax Department of the country. Those who have been placed under IRS through UPSC Civil Services examination get training at this academy. Apart from its head office in Nagpur, the institute also has seven regional Training Institutes situated in different cities of India at Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh.
The training for IRS officers started at the academy more than five decades before in the year 1957. From then on the academy has a history of producing a number of high quality bureaucrats for the services of the nation. The academy has got a reputation of its own due to its good training. Needless to say the company remains in news for its various activities and a number of successful alumni who have made NADT proud.
The head of the academy is Director General of Income Tax (Training) which is an officer of the rank of Additional Secretary to Government of India.
Johannesburg, May 26 (ANI): The police investigation of the murder of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius's model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp is set to go on until August, according to prosecutors.
New York, May 25 (ANI): Less than two weeks after Angelina Jolie announced that she underwent a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer, Swedish artist Johan Andersson has unveiled a controversial nude portrait of the actress post-surgery.
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has reportedly promised to help soccer ace David Beckham become an actor.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A 12-year-old Indian American from Plainville, Massachusetts, has emerged as the winner of this year's National Geographic Bee.
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Rating agency ICRA Ltd Friday announced a 21.64 percent rise in its net profit to Rs.27.49 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 from Rs.22.60 crore for the same period a year ago.
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistani government Friday reiterated its opposition to US drone strikes on its territory, saying the strikes were "counter-productive" and "entail loss of innocent civilian lives".
Washington, May 24 (ANI): The Boy Scouts of America has voted to welcome openly gay scouts from January 1.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Scientists at the National Institutes of Health report have discovered that a small molecule released in the spinal cord of a mouse triggers a process that is later experienced in the brain as the sensation of itch.
Rio de Janeiro, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's first auction of contracts to develop offshore oil and gas reserves in the pre-salt region will be held in October, or earlier than previously scheduled, the government said Thursday.
Sydney, May 24 (ANI): Veteran Australian sports commentator David Morrow will not be sacked by ABC Radio for his racist remarks, but will be banned from working during this season's marquee rugby league events so that he can complete training and cultural awareness programs.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Twelve-year-old Indian-origin boy Sathwik Karnik won the 2013 National Geographic Bee by correctly naming Chimborazo, a peak in Ecuador, as the farthest point on earth from the centre of the earth.
Gurgaon, May 23 (IANS) There is need for reorienting the country's strategic thinking and reappraising its higher defence organisations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday, noting that India was well positioned to become a net provider of security in its immediate region and beyond.
Washington May 23 (ANI): Michael Douglas has revealed that the role of the late 'Liberace' in the upcoming movie 'Behind the Candelabra' was a beautiful gift because he got it just after his struggle with stage-four throat cancer.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) General Motors Corporation said it is recalling nearly 20,000 new Cadillac SRX SUVs for faulty wheel lug nuts, according to a Detroit News report.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Twelve-year-old Indian-origin boy Sathwik Karnik won the 2013 National Geographic Bee by correctly naming Chimborazo, a peak in Ecuador, as the farthest point on earth from the Equator.
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading 1.27 percent down in pre-afternoon trade Thursday.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): Australian under-15 girls team coach Em Preston has said that more girls will look forward to pursue a career in cricket in the near future following Cricket Australia's (CA) decision to introduce pay hike in the new funding scheme.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of reports that Afghan President Hamid Karzai may have sought increased security assistance from New Delhi during his two-day visit, his third in two years, India said Wednesday it would do everything within its means to promote stability and security in that country.
London, May 22 (IANS) China welcomes "constructive and sensible advice" and suggestions on Tibet's development, Chinese Tibetologists said here.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading 0.29 percent up in the pre-afternoon trade Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will present the report card of UPA-II today in which he is expected to list the schemes such as Direct Benefit Transfer and FDI in retail.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Emerging evidence continues to point to a major cosmic impact 12,800 years ago as the primary cause for the tragic loss of nearly all of the remarkable large animals that had survived the stresses of many ice age periods, including mammoths, mastodons, giant ground sloths, American camel and horse, and saber- toothed cats.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A study has confirmed that collisions of coronal mass ejections (CMEs), emissions of magnetized ionized gas from the Sun, can be super-elastic.
Karachi, May 22 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has said he hopes to serve the country in a coaching role as he distances himself as an active cricketer.
Washington, May 21 (IANS) As rescuers searched for survivors of Monday's devastating tornado that pulverized a vast swath of the Oklahoma City suburbs, authorities revised the death toll down to 24 from 91. Nine of the fatalities are children.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sought a response from Haryana's director general of police and Kaithal police chief following media reports that a Dalit boy was assaulted by a man who was part of a group which had attacked Dalits earlier as well.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Young racing driver Jehan Daruvala began his 2013 season in style winning the opening race of the KFJ British Karting Championship at Rowrah in Cumbria, England.
London, May 21 (ANI): Protesters from the Kashmir National Party (KNP) demonstrated in front of the Pakistan High Commission in London against the recent killing of their leader Arif Shahid in Pakistan.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells' "superpower" to escape death, a new research has suggested.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Seth MacFarlane has revealed on Twitter that he is too busy to host the Oscars in 2014.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers who discovered that mouse hair has a circadian clock - a 24-hour cycle of growth followed by restorative repair - suspect that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimized if these treatments are given late in the day.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Under attack from the opposition over corruption and lack of governance, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present the fourth and last report card of the UPA-II government May 22, sources said Tuesday.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that salamanders' immune systems are key to their remarkable ability to regrow limbs, and could also underpin their ability to regenerate spinal cords, brain tissue and even parts of their hearts.
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Telugu actor-comedian Ali, who will be conferred with a doctorate by the Academy of Universal Peace, is thrilled about the honour and dedicates it to his father.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new research has found evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age, which resulted in a climate change that forced many species, including wooly mammoths, to die.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai, who demits office Wednesday, will be remembered for turning the statutory body into a pugnacious watchdog of good governance and administrative integrity at a time when India is experiencing the need for greater transparency and a rebalancing of power that has tilted over the years towards the executive.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new research has suggested that frequency of candy consumption is not associated with weight or certain adverse health risks.
Strong policy research is the cornerstone of policy formulation and a necessary condition for sustained good governance. However, it is widely acknowledged that the quality of policy research in India has been found wanting, both within and outside the government. Indicatively, not a single Indian think tank featured in the top 50 in 2012 Global Go To Think Tanks Rankings, and only six of them made it to the top 150.
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Monday said it would appeal against the notice of the income tax department demanding Rs.577 crore as outstanding dues for fiscal 2008-09.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Two special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) were killed during a hostage rescue training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach.
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) Leading pharma and nutraceutical export player Sami Labs Monday unveiled a holistic strategy to increase its market share in India to 10 percent in the near future from two percent currently.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) "Black" fame actress Ayesha Kapur enjoys shopping for accessories so much that she decided to make it her business and launched her own label - Ayesha Accessories.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The 3rd edition of the Hockey India (HI) sub-junior men's and women's National Championship (Finals) 2013 will be played in Bhopal from May 21-27.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): The Australian Crime Commission's (ACC) Illicit Drug Data Report 2011-12 has warned of an alarming increase in the use, seizure and arrests for illicit drugs in sports, especially in football.
Hanoi, May 19 (IANS) Vietnam Sunday successfully conducted test flights of six indigenously-made unmanned aerial vehicles, a media report said.
Lausanne, May 19 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sunday announced that two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia will be an official ambassador of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.
Washington, May 19(ANI): Nicole Kidman will star as Grace Kelly in a biopic that will be produced by Academy Award winner Harvey Weinstein and will be release the next Oscar season.
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government has unveiled its draft industrial policy after a long wait to woo entrepreneurs by showcasing the state as an attractive investment destination.
* The Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2011 is meant to replace the Land Acquisition Act, 1894.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Unlike other studies, which found differences between men's and women's thoughts during disagreement, a new study found only one statistically significant sex-based difference in thoughts: women were more likely than men to blame their partner.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Scientists have used a new X-ray method to record a living frog embryo's internal structure and cell movement.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said his government was willing to engage constructively with trade unions to address issues like curbing inflation, generating employment and strictly implementing labour laws.
Tokyo, May 17 (ANI): Commerce, Industry and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma, addressing the "India Investment Roundtable" jointly organized by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of Ministry of Commerce and Confederation of Indian Industry in Tokyo today, invited leading Japanese companies to invest in India and become partner in the growth story of India for mutual benefit.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): An important advance in the race to develop carbon-neutral renewable energy sources has been achieved.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): To ensure paternity, male reed warblers aggressively try to chase off competitors and to keep potentially "double-dealing" females in line, a new study has found.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading flat in afternoon trade Friday, two days after its biggest rally in a year.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who revealed on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy and reconstruction in February, was determined to keep her family's lives as normal as possible during her difficult phase.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to a new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Actor Macaulay Culkin's increasing cigarette intake, reportedly almost 60 buds a day, is worrying his friends and family.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) EPIC, a new genre-specific channel, will offer content related to Indian history, folklore and mythology only. It will have a contemporary format.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India's sports minister Jitendra Singh Thursday said a roadmap has been finalised with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and it will take another one or two months to get the ban lifted from India.
London, May 16 (ANI): Children are spending more time reading on electronic devices than on print medium including books, magazines and comics, a new study has revealed.
Wellington, May 16 (ANI): With the cars becoming more powered and connected to the Internet and operated by computers, the risk of cyber attacks have arisen.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): When the brain's primary "learning center" is damaged, complex new neural circuits arise to compensate for the lost function.
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will take up the issues of missile defence and cooperation between the US and Russian security and intelligence services in a written reply to US President Barack Obama's recent message to him, a presidential aide said.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The Central Government willl launch Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for LPG in 20 districts from June 1.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): For the first time, a global team of researchers has uncovered unique cellular and molecular mechanisms behind tooth renewal in American alligators.
Accra, May 15 (IANS) Unlike India, China is not assisting in the fight against counterfeit medicines even though the influx has been mainly from that country, Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Proton-M rocket carrying a French telecommunications satellite has blasted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, said a spokesman for Russian space agency Roscosmos.
Gurgaon, May 14 (IANS) The 14th International Indian Film Academy awards (IIFA) will be held in Macau from June 4 it was announced here Tuesday. This is the second time that the event will be held in the city.
London, May 14 (ANI): A British Muslim peer Lord Ahmed has resigned from the Labour Party ahead of a disciplinary hearing on charges that he made anti-Semitic comments about a Jewish conspiracy.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers believe study of early human fossil ear bones could shed new light on the earliest existence of humans.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Chinese scientists have revealed that human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections can also be traced to a virus circulating among birds in poultry farms.
Caracas, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Monday launched a plan to fight crime that, in its first phase, will involve 3,000 soldiers in police operations in crime-ridden neighbourhoods in Caracas.
New York, May 14 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow, who recently won coveted People magazine title of the world's most beautiful woman, has confessed that she is far from being 'perfect'.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers have identified the dose of dengue virus in human blood that is required to infect mosquitoes when they bite.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers have found that cancers physically alter cells in the lymphatic system - a network of vessels that transports and stores immune cells throughout the body - to promote the spread of disease, a process called metastasis.
Geneva, May 13 (IANS) Italian actress, artist and philanthropist Gina Lollobrigida's 23 outstanding jewels will be on sale Tuesday at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Sale here.
Antalya (Turkey), May 13 (IANS) Indian golfer Sharmila Nicollet played brilliantly on the final day of the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open to finish tied 17 here.
London, May 13(ANI): Preaching by extremists and discrimination through segregation at student events has become a widespread trend at many UK universities, a student equality group has claimed.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan summoned a meeting Monday to review complaints of rigging in last week's polls, a media report said.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has emerged as the majority party in Sindh and now looks set to form the government in the province on its own, a media report said.
Lahore, May 13 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has rated the May 11 elections in the country as the "most poorly managed affair", and has recommended a serious initiative to revamp the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), redefine its priorities and reduce bureaucrats' meddling in political affairs.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading below more than half a percent in the pre-afternoon trade Monday.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China's urban fixed asset investment growth slightly accelerated to 20.6 percent year on year to 9.13 trillion yuan ($147.29 billion) in the first four months, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): The world's first graphene single-electron pump (SEP) could pave the way for redefining the ampere in terms of fundamental constants of physics, say researchers.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China's industrial value-added output rose 9.3 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China's industrial value-added output rose 9.3 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday, reported Xinhua.
New York, May 12 (ANI): American football player Tim Tebow has addressed the public for the first time in a motivational speech since his termination from the New York Jets.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said nursing has evolved into a modern medical profession and nurses have become an indispensable part of the country's health care system.
Paris, May 12 (IANS) China's all-conquering table tennis team has been expected to make another clean sweep of titles at the upcoming World Championships, but their head coach said that his top priority is to bring "joy" to French fans.
London, May 12 (ANI): A teenager from Birmingham who was told that she would never walk again has defied medics by winning a world dance championships.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) The elections have been a "resounding victory for democracy", said a Pakistani daily which noted that for the very first time power will be transferred in the manner laid down by the constitution.
Abu Dhabi, May 11 (IANS/WAM) Nine students from the Abu Dhabi Women's College have returned from Tanzania following a successful trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's fourth highest mountain.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A photograph showing a Pakistani ballot box that had been forcibly emptied of ballots went viral on the internet Saturday.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) National award winning Tamil actor Dhanush, who is married to superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya, says his father-in-law connected with him through his films and it was easier to vibe with him.
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Direct flights between Hyderabad and Iranian holy city of Mashhad are expected to start from June 30, said Iran's consul general here.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A team of researchers has reported that they have sequenced the sacred lotus genome, and the results offer insight into the heart of some of its mysteries.
London, May 11 (ANI): For the first time in human history, the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere has passed the milestone level of 400 parts per million (ppm).
Millions of Pakistanis are expected to cast their ballot to decide the fate of over 23,000 candidates in National Assembly and provincial assembly seats.