Daily Archives: August 14, 2019

GST Council may discuss rate cut for auto

The government is likely todebate lowering the rates on certain categories of automobiles in the next GST Council meeting, according to a Finance Ministry official.It is also likely to look at increasing the rate on premium real estate, but also restore the provision of input tax credit for the segment. …

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Trump says US learning ‘much’ from Russia missile test blast

President Donald Trump said on Monday that the U.S. is learning “much” from a deadly blast during a Russian missile test that caused elevated radiation levels. Experts have linked the blast — which killed at least five people — to the 9M730 Burevestnik nuclear-powered cruise missile.AFP Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/trump-says-us-learning-much-from-russia-missile-test-blast/article29088569.ece

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Fee for SC/ST students restored to Rs. 50: CBSE

On the direction of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said on Tuesday it has decided to restore the practice of charging only Rs. 50 from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students of Delhi government and aided schools. The CBSE had recently hiked …

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Centre’s new app for waste collection

An app that will allow users to have waste — solid, wet or construction and demolition (C&D) — collected by their urban local bodies, was launched by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry on Tuesday, along with a new protocol on wastewater treatment that would become a part of …

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Illegal immigrants may get into NRC, says NGO

Assam Public Works, the NGO whose petition made the Supreme Court start the exercise to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in 2013, has resented the rejection of its plea for 100% re-verification of documents of the applicants. The court on Tuesday declined to reopen the process to conduct …

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Chief Justice advocates more autonomy to CBI

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday recommended a comprehensive legislation to make the Central Bureau of Investigation functional as an efficient and impartial investigative agency.Delivering the 18th D.P. Kohli Memorial Lecture, Chief Justice Gogoi listed legal ambiguity, weak human resource, lack of adequate investment, accountability, and political and …

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