Three extreme-skydiving enthusiasts accused of parachuting off the 1 World Trade Center tower last year were arrested, authorities said, in a second criminal case in two weeks arising from surreptitious stunts at the nation`s tallest skyscraper.
In a bid to popularise the
adventure sports in India, an army officer, Lt Col Satyendra
Verma today attempted the country`s first BASE jump from the
235 meter tall Pitampura Tower in the national capital.
The collection of Securities
Transaction Tax (STT), a tax levied on transactions done on
the stock exchanges, has witnessed a 25 per cent jump this
year, Chief Income-Tax Commissioner RK Singh said here on Tuesday.