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Government announces GST sops

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New Delhi, Oct. 6 (PTI): Three months after the rollout of the new indirect tax regime, the GST Council today made sweeping changes to give relief to small and medium businesses on filing and payment of taxes, eased rules for exporters and cut tax rates on more than two dozen items. Businesses with annual turnover […]

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Farm Taaza raises $8 mn for investing in technology

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Bengaluru, Oct. 6 (IANS): Emerging e-commerce startup GS Farm Taaza Produce Ltd said on Friday it had raised $8 million (Rs 52 crore) in the first round of funding to invest in scaling its technology platform. “We have raised $8 million from multiple investors, including Hong Kong-based Epsilon Venture Partners to scale our business by […]

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Bring petrol, diesel under GST: Rahul

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New Delhi, Oct. 6 (IANS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said petrol and diesel should be brought under the GST regime to prevent excessive profiteering. He said he hoped Prime Minister Narendra Modi would see the “GST mess” from the “prism of the suffering people” rather than electoral interests. In a series of […]

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How to Slip Away From Bad Dates (The Funny Side)

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By Nury Vittachi | IANS Author: “You missed my book launch.” Me: “Yeah, I know, sorry, I died, wasn’t resuscitated until afterwards.” This columnist has never been good at excuses. So I was interested to hear from a reader named Gayatri that sensible people review their calendars regularly and prepare escape plans. Her top tips for […]

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Clean Energy Industry Body Favours More Access to Debt

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India’s industry body Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) on Thursday laid emphasis on building a modern energy system through increased public-private partnership and long-term, affordable and accessible debt finance. In its first annual report “State of the Sector” released here, it sought increased public partnership to scale decentralised renewable energy solutions and to identify access […]

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Union minister iterates BJP’s concern for tribals

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Dimapur, Oct 6 (EMN): Union minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Sundershan Bhagat has reiterated BJP’s concern for the welfare of the North eastern states particularly the tribals and also asserted the secular colour of the party. Addressing the party workers in Kohima on October 5, Bhagat said the BJP is concern for the welfare […]

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Centre of Geospatial Excellence launched

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The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)-Shibpur and Esri India Technologies on Thursday announced the launch of a Centre of Geospatial Excellence (CoGE) in the eastern region. The institute will aim to impart GIS skills to graduates and working professionals through a set of comprehensive education programmes in the region, according to a […]

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Immigration and the Dangers Facing Nagaland

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Immigration, Legal and Illegal, takes place when people of a certain population do not have enough resources and opportunities for growth in their native land; or when wars, disasters, calamities and persecution force them to leave their native shores. The difference between a Legal and Illegal Immigrant is that while the former seeks a better […]

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CM urges youth to uphold values of honesty

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Dimapur, Oct 6 (EMN): Maintaining that youth and students shoulder immense responsibility in building the future of the society, State chief minister TR Zeliang urged the youth to uphold principles of good character, honesty and sincerity saying, ‘What we do today will decide the future of tomorrow.’ Zeliang said this while interacting with student leaders […]

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DTF Peren gears up for IMI

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Dimapur, Oct 6 (EMN): A meeting of District Task Force on Intensified Mission Indradanush (IMI) was held on October 5 in the conference hall of Deputy Commissioner, Peren. Sarita Yadav, SDO (C), Peren, chaired the programme which was attended by officials from Chief Medical Office, District Hospital Peren, School Education, District Welfare Office, Rural Development […]

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