Insulin cashews pickles to get cheaper GST Council reduces rates of 66 products. Karnataka bandh over river dispute: All to know before stepping out of home. Worried about daily fuel price changes How to check prices via SMS. Worried about daily fuel price changes? How to check prices via SMS. Amid protests by dealers on the daily price revision of petrol and diesel, State-run Indian Oil Corporation has claimed that it will ensure the best possible prices to customers.
According to the companies, dealers will ensure price updation at their fuel stations before start of sale, every day. Updated prices will be immediately exhibited at all petrol pumps for information of the public. “For their convenience and assurance, customers would be able to fetch daily updated prices of petrol and diesel at all cities through IndianOil’s mobile app - Fuel@IOC. Alternatively, customers may cross-check the prices applicable in their cities by sending SMS RSP It claimed that extensive training of dealers will be held to ensure that customers do not face any pricing misinformation or glitches. Want to return to private practice, says Mukul Rohatgi on refusing AG post. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, whose three-year tenure will end on June 19, has asked the government not to consider him for reappointment to the post.
Rohatgi told PTI that he had written to the government last month conveying his wish to discontinue as Attorney General and return to private practice. He said the extension given to him by the government earlier this month was "ad-hoc", till further orders, as it was done when the Prime Minister was on a visit to Russia. Investors beware: Stock markets are not prepared for GST disruption. BJP's Sambit Patra falls for 'fake news' on social media yet again. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, who was asked to leave the NDTV 24×7 show ‘Left Right and Centre’ by anchor Nidhi Razdan after he accused the channel of “having an anti-BJP agenda”, seems to be holding a grudge against the news channel.
Patra on Sunday fell for ‘fake news’ when he re-tweeted a story by the Times of Islamabad website on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ programme. This is where things get a little tricky. The article was originally written by former finance minister P Chidambaram for the Indian Express (IE) on June 11, 2017. Insulin, cashews, pickles to get cheaper: GST Council reduces rates of 66 products. With two weeks to go for the goods and services tax (GST) roll-out, the GST Council on Sunday reduced the rates for 66 items and expanded the scope of the composition scheme for the benefit of small traders, manufacturers, and restaurateurs.
The composition scheme is a presumptive taxation scheme allowing small traders, manufacturers and restaurants to pay a 1-5 per cent GST rate on sales without tax credits. Insulin, pickles, printers, agarbattis, school bags, and cashew nuts are among the 66. Those were among 133 items whose rates were reviewed following industry representation. However, the GST rates for telecom services, marbles, granite, spectacles, among others, were retained, which drew flak from the respective sectors.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is the head of the Council, said in certain cases the rate fitment committee went beyond the equalisation principle of maintaining the current tax incidence. Modi,Sharif exchange pleasantries at SCO but Kulbhushan row casts shadow. Astana (Kazakhstan): Eighteen months after their last meeting – in Lahore, under happier circumstances – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came face-to-face with his Pakistani counterpart here on Thursday.
All that transpired in this fleeting encounter is that Modi inquired after Sharif’s health. Madhya Pradesh farmers' agitation: BJP rattled, blames Cong for violence. Only I know what I lost: Father of farmer killed in Mandsaur police firing. “Why did they (police) kill my young son, he was just running away from the mob,” asks 55-year-old Dinesh Patidar.
"I had told my son not to go near the agitators or throw stones at anyone. " Dinesh’s son Abhishek, a class 12th student, was one of the five farmers’ killed in Tuesday’s police firing on angry farmers demanding a better price for their produce and a loan waiver. Apart from his regular studies, Abhishek, his father says was interested in farming and used to help his father.
That was before Dinesh sold off his share of land in February to pay-off Rs 5 lakh of bank loan. UK Elections 2017 end in hung parliament but Indian markets will weather the storm. Indian markets edged lower on Friday, in line with their Asian peers as the exit poll in the United Kingdom (UK) predicted a loss for the British Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservative party that could result in a hung Parliament and delay Brexit talks.
UK elections 2017: Theresa May loses majority; hung Parliament confirmed. A hung Parliament is the likely result of the June 8 general elections in the UK as the Theresa May-led Conservatives have failed to win an overall majority. the latest BBC forecast has said.
The big revelations: Full text of James Comey's testimony on Trump, Russia. Former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey on Thursday testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, saying he believes he was fired because of the Russia investigation he was leading at the time.
He said it was "very disturbing" that the US President tried to undermine the bureau's investigation into possible collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign team and Russia. Here is his full opening statement: Statement for the Record Senate Select Committee on Intelligence James B. June 8, 2017 Chairman Burr, Ranking Member Warner, Members of the Committee. Thank you for inviting me to appear before you today. January 6 Briefing. Business Standard. Mobile antivirus software witnessed a growth of over 100 per cent in 2016: Amazon. Business Standard. Live: Rahul Gandhi reaches Chennai to pay last respect to Jayalalithaa.