Daily Archives: June 20, 2017

GST: Credit card bill, insurance premium to get costlier


Credit card providers, banks and insurers have started alerting their customers to pay higher tax post implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1. Customers currently pay 15 per cent service tax for such services. Starting from July 1, 2017 the GST will replace all indirect taxes like service tax and VAT. Financial services and telecom have been ...

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Govt all set to ring in GST at stroke of June 30 mid-night: Finance Minster


Reminiscent of India’s tryst with destiny at the mid-night of August 15, 1947, Parliament’s historic Central Hall will host a function on the intervening night of June 30-July 1 to ring in the nation’s biggest tax reform — GST. Announcing that the switchover to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will kick in at the stroke of mid-night, Finance Minister ...

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Shah Rukh said yes to ‘Tubelight’ in one phone call: Salman


Salman Khan says it took just a phone call to convince Shah Rukh Khan to do a special appearance in his film “Tubelight”. The Kabir Khan-directed movie, which hits the theatres on June 23, is set against the backdrop of the 1962 India-China war. While Sohail Khan is in the role of a soldier, Salman plays his simpleton brother. The ...

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Doon hospital requests govt to put transfer of 5 doctors on hold


Days after the Uttarakhand government ordered transfer of five doctors from the Government Doon Medical College Hospital (GDMCH), during a mass transfer of over 240 doctors in various districts of the state, medical superintendent Dr K K Tamta, on Monday, cited severe staff crisis and requested authorities to put on hold these transfers until relievers are deployed. These five doctors, ...

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