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Govt slashes GST on 178 items from 28 to 18pc

Restaurants to pay only 5 pc Agencies, Guwahati In a major relief to traders and consumers, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has slashed tax on 178 items from 28 per cent to 18 percent whereas it slashed tax rate of 2 items from 28...

Boost agriculture growth, improve image of Bihar: President

Agencies, Patna President Ram Nath Kovind today asked Bihar to make concerted efforts to boost agriculture growth for improving its image as state had the potential to be destination of next green revolution. Mr Kovind while launching the third...

Aadhaar numbers must be linked to insurance policies: IRDA

Agencies, New Delhi The insurance sector regulator IRDA on Wednesday said that linkage of the Aadhaar number to insurance policies is mandatory. According to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA), the linkage is...

5 Pak boats nabbed by BSF in Gujarat

Bhuj,  The Border Security Force (BSF) has nabbed five Pakistani boats with three people aboard from marshy water body of Haraminala near Pakistani border connected with Arabian sea adjoining Kutch district in Gujarat, a senior official of...

CBI tries to re-construct crime scene with Ryan murder accused

Agencies, New Delhi/Gurugram The sixteen year old 11th standard boy of Ryan International School Gurugram, held by the Central Bureau of Investigation for murder of class 2 student Pradyuman Thakur was questioned by the probe agency on Thursday...

HP records 74.25 pc voter turnout

Agencies, Shimla Himachal Pradesh recorded 74 point 25 per cent voter turn out till the end of polling at 1700 hrs in the Assembly elections held on Thursday which was 73 point 51 per cent in 2012 and 64 per cent in 2014 Parliamentary elections. ECI...

Delhi Air Pollution: Odd-Even scheme back from Mon

New Delhi,  The Odd-Even formula introduced a year ago in the national capital to decongest city roads, will come back from November 13 for five days, the Delhi Government announced here on Thursday, in the wake of the alarming rise in the...

IT raids at Sasi, TTV family members, Jaya TV

Chennai,  In what could be billed as the biggest ever raids in terms of number of places, officials of the Income-tax department today conducted searches at the houses and business premises of jailed and expelled AIADMK Amma leader V K Sasikala,...