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Sushil Modi to head GoM to study GST revenue shortfall

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi will head the seven-member committee to look into revenue shortfall being faced by the states after the GST roll-out, and suggest steps for augmenting collections, a GST Council notification said.   The GST Council, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising state ministers, had on December 22, 2018, Read More…

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BUS strike in Mumbai continued on 6th day

The BEST bus strike in Mumbai , which is now on its sixth day, will continue indefinitely as talks fail between the employee union and the high powered committee appointed by the Bombay High Court.   The committee, comprising Chief Secretary DK Jain, Principal Secretary (Transport) Ashish Singh and Principal Secretary (Urban Development) Manisha Mhaiskar Read More…

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TRAI tightens the loose ends of DTH Operators : A la carte Channels Defined

According to the TRAI note, the maximum retail price (MRP) of a channel on a-la-carte can be viewed in the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) or Menu of their TV screens. “Distribution Platform Operator (DPO) such as cable operators, DTH operators may provide discount on the MRP displayed on the EPG,” TRAI said.   Following this Read More…

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CES 2019 : Products of Technology assisting with emergency preparedness and response displayed

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by Consumer Technology Association   this year also included a conference panel on how technology can help “create more resilient communities” by tackling problems including poverty, health, education, and sustainability.   The exhibits showcased a broad array of “tech for good” services which use robotics, drones, artificial intelligence and the like. Read More…

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Infy Chairman Nilekani appointed as head of a RBI panel to give report on digital payments

Infosys Chairman, Nandan Nilekani has been appointed as the chairman of the Reserve Bank of India’s committee on enhancing digital payments.   Other than Nilekani, Kishore Sansi, Chairman and managing director of Bengaluru-based PSB Vijaya Bank is also part of the five-member committee.   The committee includes three other H R Khan, former Deputy Governor Read More…

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Govt extends ban on import of milk products from China

Indian government has further extended the ban on import of milk and its products, including chocolates, from China for four months till April 23 next year, according to a notification of the commerce ministry issued Monday.   “Prohibition on import of milk, milk products (including chocolates, chocolate products, candies, confectionary food preparations with milk or Read More…

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Welcome to Digital world exposed and vulnerable 24×7

Have you ever passed by a billboard that advertises a television set, and found your phone flooded some time later with personalised ads for TVs?   Have you noticed the suggested answers that Gmail provides you to often confidential email that you receive?   Have you had a conversation on your mobile about a trip Read More…

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GST Council Cuts rates over 23 Goods & Services ahead of 2019 Elections

The GST Council Saturday reduced tax rates on 23 goods and services, including movie tickets, TV and monitor screens and power banks, and exempted frozen and preserved vegetables from the levy.   The reduced rates are likely to come into effect from January 1, 2019, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters after the 31st meeting Read More…