Several states have suggested that the Goods and Services Tax rate should be over 20% to minimise revenue losses, way ahead of the 17-19% proposed by the panel headed by chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian.
The government was determined not to concede to Congress’s demand for designing the two GST bills, slated for the winter session of Parliament, not as money bills so that Rajya Sabha got a say in determining the tax rate.
An NGO, Wildlife SOS, has collaborated with the district administration and the Agra Development Authority to vaccinate and sterilise monkeys in the city. So far, 317 monkeys have undergone the procedure. The situation, however, is fast slipping out of control.
Indian tennis player Leander Paes is reportedly yet to reach Rio de Janerio for the 2016 Olympics, forcing his doubles partner Rohan Bopanna to train with Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic. Paes is expected to reach Thursday evening.
The founder and chairperson of the Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani, became the first Indian woman member of the International Olympic Committee after being elected at the 129th IOC Session in Rio on Thursday.
A day after Rajya Sabha cleared the long-pending Constitution Amendment Bill, the government on Thursday said it was hoping that at least 16 states ratify the legislation over the next 30 days for rolling out goods and services tax (GST) from April.
While Rajya Sabha was debating the amendment to the Constitution for rolling out Goods and Services Tax (GST), the top management of a large company was closeted with consultants from a global tax firm in south Mumbai, assessing the possible impact of the new tax regime.
Prices of under-construction apartments may rise by up to 5-10% when the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is rolled out. But, prices of completed apartments will not be affected as GST will not be applicable there.
After ‘Table No 21’ and ‘Samrat & Co.’, ‘Fever’ happens to be yet another suspense-thriller by Rajeev Khandelwal. During a visit to the Delhi Times office before the release of 'Fever', the actor explained why he finds thrillers fascinating.