Monday, January 23, 2017

GST, Skill India, Housing for All, Khadi and Green India - Clean India will be part of tableaux in R' Day Parade - 2017

New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Goods and Services Tax (GST), India's single biggest tax reform initiative undertaken since independence, will be part of the 23 tableaux to be showcased on this year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath. Apart from this "Transforming India through Skill Develo... read..

Flipkart ranked amongst India's most trusted e-tailing brands

New Delhi [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Electronic commerce company Flipkart continues to retain its apex position as India's most trusted e-commerce brand, in a nationwide consumer study titled the 'The Indian E-tailing Leadership Index', conducted by research firm Red Seer Consulting.... read..

Kill, Marry, Hook-up: Whom does KJo choose amongst Aishwarya, Deepika, Katrina

New Delhi [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
'Kill, Marry, Hook-up,' this is one segment on Karan Johar's 'Koffee' couch that makes the headline every week.... read..

Over 80% Indian youngsters use smartphone for shopping: Study

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
More than eight in 10 young adults use their smartphones for shopping, a survey has showed.... read..

Afghanistan's snowy hilltops now draw skiing youngsters

Bamyan (Afghanistan) |Wednesday, 2017 3:15:06 PM IST
When the Gunbadak hilltops are snow-capped, covering their usual mud and dust, dozens of children flock to the peak which lies 30 minutes away from Bamyan city, the capital of central Bamyan province, to enjoy skiing, a fun-filled pursuit not often asso... read..

Bruce Springsteen cover band pulls out of Trump inauguration gala

Washington D.C. [USA] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Among many other musicians and bands, popular Bruce Springsteen cover group called 'B-Street Band' has also decided to stay away from the 'storm' that is hitting up President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural function.... read..

Close aides of slain Gurugram gangster Sandeep Gadoli held

Gurugram |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:06 PM IST
Four close aides of slain gangster Sandeep Gadoli, who were allegedly planning to kill the policemen involved in last year's shootout killing of Gadoli, were arrested by the Haryana Police Crime Brach in Rohtak, police said on Tuesday.... read..

Bruce Springsteen cover band pulls out of New Jersey inauguration gig

Los Angeles |Tuesday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
The B Street Band, a Bruce Springsteen cover group, has withdrawn from its scheduled performance at a New Jersey inaugural gala on the eve of President-elect Donald Trumps swearing in.... read..

BCIC commends NDA Govt's GST rollout announcement

Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
Leading industry body of Karnataka, Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC), today commended the Union Government for the announcement of GST rollout effective from July 1, 2017, ending the anxiety of the industry with regard to an uncertain ti... read..

Dual control issue resolved, July 1 likely date for GST: Jaitley (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Declaring that the Centre and the states have agreed on a formula to resolve the issue of dual control under the proposed Goods and Services Tax regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the coming July 1 appeared to be a "more realistic" optio... read..

GST to be rolled out from July 1 instead of April 1: Jaitley

New Delhi | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced that the date for effective implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been deferred to July 1, 2017, since the final draft and getting approval from the Legislative bodies is yet to be done. Earlie... read..

GST Council's 9th meet fails to break dual control deadlock

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The possibility of implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by the Centre's targeted deadline of April 1, 2017, has receded with the ninth meeting of the GST Council here failing to agree on the contentious issue of administrative control of GST, Ker... read..

GST roll-out deadline deferred to July 1

New Delhi [India] | January 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Goods and Service Tax (GST) council, headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Monday met to break the deadlock over who gets to administer the GST and managed to achieve consensus on the 'dual control' or 'cross empowerment' issue, deferring ... read..

GST Council decides revenue share formula, Bengal FM Amit Mitra records dissent

New Delhi | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra recorded his "dissent" at the GST Council meeting of Finance Ministers on one issue of sharing of tax collection under the new regime, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here today. "The tax base will be shar... read..
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