Odisha State government seeks five-year extension of GST window

Odisha was among at least a dozen states, which sought extension of the compensation, during the 47th meeting of the GST Council held on Tuesday and Wednesday at Chandigarh.

published on : 30th June 2022

GST Council meet: No decision on extending GST compensation to states

With two years being lost in the pandemic, states have sought an extension of this compensation mechanism.

published on : 29th June 2022

Delhi will always be special to me: Singer Shibani Kashyap

From the city’s street food to historical monuments, singer Shibani Kashyap lists the many things that she loves about the Capital and how the city will forever be a part of her

published on : 29th June 2022

Anganwadi kids made to consume unsafe food, reveals CAG report

Dept blamed for distributing 3,556.50kg of Amrutham Nutrimix and 444kg of Bengal gram

published on : 29th June 2022

Opposition-ruled states demand extension of GST compensation period by five years

As the GST Council commenced here on Tuesday, the states have also cited a recent Supreme Court ruling that decisions made by the Council are not binding and states need not stick to them.

published on : 28th June 2022

GST council meets to discuss rate change, compensation scheme

Compensation scheme for states had ended on June 30; states have been asking to extend it

published on : 28th June 2022

Indians made Rs 44.68 lakh crore mobile transactions in first quarter of 2022

A total of Rs 44.68 lakh crore was transacted through mobile and Rs 163.53 lakh crore was transacted through the internet in the first quarter of this year.

published on : 28th June 2022

Six years later, kin awaits BBMP compensation

Frustrated with the delay, the victim’s younger brother Sibgathullah said, “I think I will have to grease the palms of officials to get compensation.”

published on : 28th June 2022

GST Council meet: Talks on states' compensation, easier e-commerce suppliers' registration on cards

The Council may see a stormy discussion around compensation payout to states with opposition-ruled states aggressively pushing for its continuation beyond the five-year period which ends in June.

published on : 27th June 2022

Two held in Kolkata for swindling Rs 1 crore from city firm

The police said on June 14, the duo swindled Rs 1.1 crore from the bank account of the private company through six illegal online transactions. 

published on : 27th June 2022

'No person-to-person transactions via FASTags': NCPI clarifies on fraud claim videos

The National Payments Council of India (NPCI) said in a clarification issued on Twitter said that these videos circulating on social media are baseless and false.

published on : 25th June 2022

Surge in Covid cases: States, UTs asked to submit 'larger number' of samples for whole genome sequencing

The direction was issued during Friday's meeting by the INSACOG which reviewed the COVID-19 data to check the possibility of any new emerging variant or sub-variant.

published on : 18th June 2022

Karachi restaurant draws flak for using painful 'Gangubai' scene for marketing

People were appalled at Swings Restaurant which had used as a marketing strategy an edited clip from the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie as a promotional gimmick on its social media pages.

published on : 18th June 2022

Contactless payments up by 28.5 per cent in March 2021 

According to a new report by Visa and payments processor Worldline India, during peak Covid-19 times, contactless transactions grew by 28.5% in March 2021 compared to March 2020.

published on : 17th June 2022

Odisha's hit and run victims miss out compensation due to lack of awareness

As per the last enhancement of compensation amount, the kin of the deceased are eligible to receive Rs 2 lakh and the injured would get Rs 50,000.

published on : 17th June 2022
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