Daily Archives: July 21, 2018

28th Meeting of GST Council held; sanitary napkin exempted from GST


In the 28th meeting of GST Council headed by Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, several major decisions were taken. During the meeting, the Council has removed Sanitary Napkin from the realm of Goods and Services Tax (GST). GST Council decisions on sanitary napkins gave women great relief. Earlier, the sanitary napkin was included in the 12 percent GST slab. But ...

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Nokia lauches Android 3.1 phones in India


Finnish company HMD Global, which sells the iconic Nokia brand of phones, on Thursday launched Nokia 3.1 smartphone in India for Rs 10,499. The affordable 18:9 aspect ratio smartphone with 5.2-inch HD+ display gives more content at one glance, while the 2.5D curved display is protected by damage-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, the company said in a statement. Offering access to ...

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Temple Mahant in Haryana arrested for allegedly raping 120 women


A mahant at a temple in Haryana’s Fatehabad was on Friday arrested by the police after videos of him allegedly raping women surfaced online. The police confirmed that a case had been filed and an investigation was underway. News agency ANI quoted a police official as saying, “We filed a case and started the probe. His premises were also raided ...

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35 year old man killed in Delhi for passing lewd comment on Woman


A 35-year-old e-rickshaw driver was stabbed to death in southeast Delhi area yesterday by two men after he allegedly passed lewd comments about the sister of one of the accused, the police said. The deceased was identified as Jagdish. The accused, Aamir (24) and Zakir (19), were on their way to Dakshinpuri after meeting the former’s sister, Deputy Commissioner of ...

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