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GST revenue collections in October at Rs 95,131 cr: Sushil Modi

1 hour 48 min ago
This is a good indication. It shows the system is slowly stabilising, said Sushil Modi
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Don't foresee more changes in GST rate structure in next few months: Adhia

2 hours 7 min ago
As and when the need arises rates on other items may be changed: Adhia
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NITI CEO lauds Moody's rating upgrade, says reforms will continue unabated

3 hours 23 min ago
Moody's said the reforms undertaken by the government would lead to an enhanced business environment
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Traders can edit Aug, Sept GSTR-3B returns from Nov 20

3 hours 42 min ago
Sushil Modi-led GoM meet Infy boss Nandan Nilekani to discuss GSTN glitches
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Businesses can edit Aug, Sept GSTR-3B returns from November 20

4 hours 1 min ago
The initial sales return in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime is filed by businesses in form GSTR-3B
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India Inc may get a role in managing Railways' heritage assets

4 hours 12 min ago
Currently, the railways spend about Rs 250-300 cr annually to maintain and manage its heritage assets
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Rafale jet purchase win-win deal for both France and India: French minister

4 hours 20 min ago
The delivery of the jets is scheduled to begin from September 2019
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Centre doubles import duty on crude edible oil

4 hours 24 min ago
Prices may rise Rs 5-6 per kg, traders see no big drop in imports
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Nalco eyes African countries for strategic mineral assets

4 hours 35 min ago
Company to form JV with MECL, HCL for overseas mineral hunt
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Sitharaman asks Tamil Nadu for 50-yr supply plan for proposed defence parks

4 hours 43 min ago
The government of Tamil Nadu has proposed setting up of an aerospace and defence parks in the State and the centre has asked the State to come out with a proper plan, said Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Speaking to the reporters in Chennai, after an interaction with the industry organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), she said that the State Industry Minister M C Sampath has mooted an idea to set up aerospace and defence parks in Tamil Nadu.The industry in the State should discuss with the State government and come out with a proper plan, which could then be submitted to the centre.She also asked the industry in Tamil Nadu should come out with long term plans to work with the defence agencies for their future requirements. It can also get help from the experts in the field to better understanding the segment, she said. Capacity building for the next 50 years has to be taken into consideration, she said.She alleged that the Congress party did not take any ...
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Demonetisation killed people in ATM queues, put India in doldrums: Manmohan

5 hours 50 min ago
Manmohan Singh said he believed that demonetisation was not an appropriate response to the black money menace
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Economy is not out of woods despite Moody's rating upgrade, says Manmohan

6 hours 55 min ago
Singh also cautioned that the soaring prices of the crude oil could 'hurt the fiscal system' of the country
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GST adversely impacting e-commerce businesses: Online player

7 hours 34 min ago
The composition scheme under the GST allows a nominal tax of 2% to be paid by SMEs
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Indian industry should draw up 50-yr plan for defence supplies: Sitharaman

7 hours 45 min ago
Sitharaman said she has asked CII officials to hold discussions with the Tamil Nadu government and chart out a plan
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Manmohan corners Centre over GST, says Congress would have done it better

9 hours 20 min ago
Former PM claimed his party would have implemented the new tax regime after due care and adequate preparation
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Govt raises import duty on palm oil, soyoil to support farmers

11 hours 28 min ago
The world's biggest importer of edible oils also raised the import tax on crude soyoil to 30 percent from 17.5 percent earlier
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India, China vow to uphold peace in first border talks post Doklam standoff

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:52pm
India, China agreed maintenance of peace and tranquillity in border areas is an important prerequisite for sustained growth of bilateral relations
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Defence minister Sitharaman issues 5-point rebuttal of Rafale accusations

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:43pm
The minister was unable to address media queries about how much the government was paying for 36 Rafales, compared to what the UPA government had negotiated
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New math for power plant coal stocks

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:55pm
The CEA plans to streamline data for demand and performance of state power utilities and power plants along with coal and railway rake availability
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Moody's rating upgrade: Govt to stick to fiscal road map, says Arun Jaitley

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:42pm
The Centre's fiscal deficit target for 2017-18 is 3.2% of GDP
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