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GST COUNCIL RECOMMENDS GST RATES REDUCTION ON SEVERAL GOODS &for specified handicraft items

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Newdelhi:22/7/18;The GST Council in its 28th meeting held here today under the Chairmanship of Shri Piyush Goyal , Union Minister for Railways , Coal , Finance & Corporate Affairs  took following decisions on GST Rate on Goods . GST rates reduction on 28% items: 28% to 18% Paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers) Glaziers’ putty, grafting putty, resin cements Refrigerators, ...

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KHELO INDIA launches unique programme to nurture sporting talent

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Newdelhi:22/7/18;Following the successful conduct of the Khelo India School Games, Sports Authority of India took another significant step towards the development of sports earlier today, cleared 734 players for a scholarship programme under Khelo India Talent IdentificationDevelopment scheme. The Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said that “transformational changes have been introduced into Indiansports. Catch them ...

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Indian students perform well at the International Biology Olympiad

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Mumbai;22/7/18;The Indian team performed well in the 29th International Biology Olympiad (IBO 2018) held in Tehran, Iran from July 15 to 21, 2018. 271 of the brightest students from across the world, from 71 countries participated in this edition of IBO. The Indian team comprised four students, namely, Kunjal Parnami from Bangalore, Shaswat Jain from Yamunanagar, Stuti Khandwala from Surat and ...

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Culture is a way of life and Religion is a way of worship: Vice President

at Guru Samman - Abhinandan Samaroh, organised by Samkalp, a Project by Jan Kalyan Shiksha Samiti, in New Delhi on July 22, 2018.
The former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Jagmohan and other dignitaries are also seen.

Newdelhi:22/7/18;The Vice President of India,  M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Culture is a way of life and Religion is a way of worship. He was interacting with the members of ‘Youth For Bharat’, who called on him, here today.  The Vice President said that one should remember five things in their life – Mother, Mother tongue, Birth place, ...

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Three chariots-Nandighosa, Taladhwaja and Darpadalan have been surrounded by knee-deep water

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Puri:21/7/18; With only one day left for the Bahuda Jatra, the return journey of Lord Jagannath and his divine siblings to Srimandir, overnight rain following formation of low pressure over north Bay of Bengal, has submerged the Bada Danda (Grand Road)today. The three chariots-Nandighosa, Taladhwaja and Darpadalan- stationed in front of the Nakachana Dwar of the Gundicha temple have been ...

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Due to heavy to very heavy rain Bhubaneswar and Cuttack throwing normal life out of gear

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Bhubaneswar/Cuttack:21/7/18; While the denizens of the Twin City were already grappling with several inconveniences due to heavy downpour on July 20, heavy to very heavy rain under the impact of a low pressure over north Bay of Bengal today flooded both Bhubaneswar and Cuttack throwing normal life out of gear. Almost all parts of the Twin City have been inundated ...

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Odisha Cabinet Meeting chaired by Naveen Patnaik approved 11 proposals

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Bhubaneswar:21/7/18; The Odisha Cabinet Meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved 11 proposals at the Secretariat here on Saturday. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said, the Cabinet has approved the Orissa Motor Vehicles Taxation (Amendment) Act. As per the amendment, motor vehicle tax will now be collected in three slabs on the basis ...

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China is waging a “quiet kind of cold war” against the United States

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Aspen 21/7/18; China is waging a “quiet kind of cold war” against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia has said.Beijing doesn’t want to go to war, he said, but the current communist government, under President Xi Jingping, is subtly working on multiple ...

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Conceding a year long demand, sanitary pads today exempted from GST

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New Delhi,21/7/18; Conceding a year long demand, sanitary pads today exempted from GST as the GST Council reduced tax rates on an array of daily use appliances and products.While GST tax on sanitary pads was cut from 12 per cent to zero, rakhis were exempted from the tax, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters here.”Sanitary napkins exempted from GST,” Goyal said.Among ...

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Union Home Minister launches the Student Police Cadet programme for nationwide implementation

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Gurugram:21/7/18;The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched the Student Police Cadet (SPC) programme for nationwide implementation at a ceremony in Gurugram, Haryana today. In his address on the occasion, the Home Minister expressed hope that the SPC would lead to a silent revolution over the years by focusing on character building by imparting moral values to budding minds. He ...

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