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74 IAS officials transferred in UP, CM finally gets principal secretary

Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) In yet another major rejig of the state’s bureaucracy, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred 74 IAS officials, while Sashi Prakash Goel has been appointed as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Sanjay...

Coal tax at 5% in GST will bring down power tariffs : Goyal

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lauding the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council’s decision to tax coal at the lowest rate of 5 per cent, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the move will allow power distribution companies (discoms) provide...

Ex-Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta convicted in coal block case

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) In the first conviction of a public servant in a coal block case, a court here on Friday convicted former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta and others in a case involving Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Limited (KSSPL). Central Bureau of...

Services to have 4-slab GST rates, no decision on gold

Srinagar, May 19 (IANS) In a move expected to bring prices down from the current levels, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday decided on a four-slab tax rate for services along with the novel concept of input credit for goods used. The Council...

Tata Power’s Q4 consolidated net loss at Rs 247 cr

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Integrated power company Tata Power on Friday reported a consolidated net loss for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016-17 due to one-time provision. According to the company, it had to make a one-time provision of Rs 651 crore pursuant...

SBI net profit up 122.72% in Q4

Kolkata, May 19  India’s largest public sector State Bank of India on Friday reported a 122.72 per cent increase in its net profit to Rs 2,815 crore in the last quarter of 2016-17 fiscal ended March 31. The SBI’s net profit was Rs 1,264 crore...
Modi reviews ‘Namami Gange’ programme

Modi reviews ‘Namami Gange’ programme

New Delhi, May 19  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the ‘Namami Gange’ programme, one of the flag ship projects of his government, said an official statement on Friday. According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s...
No tax on food items, contraceptives; mobile phone levy at 12% under GST

No tax on food items, contraceptives; mobile phone levy at 12% under GST

New Delhi, May 19 With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council deciding the tax rate on 1,211 goods on Thursday, there is cheer for the common man as 81 per cent of the goods are below 18 per cent, though people will have to shell out more even for small...
Trump welcomes Colombian President to White House

Trump welcomes Colombian President to White House

Washington, May 19  US President Donald Trump welcomed his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, to the White House, officials said. This was Trump’s first meeting with the South American leader following his government’s hard-won peace...
India-Sweden talk on cooperation in counter-terrorism

India-Sweden talk on cooperation in counter-terrorism

New Delhi, May 19  India and Sweden on Thursday discussed bilateral issues, including threat from the Islamic State, radicalisation, and steps taken to counter global terror. The talks were held between a delegations led by Swedish Minister for European...
Bank of Baroda posts net profit of Rs 154.72 cr in Q4

Bank of Baroda posts net profit of Rs 154.72 cr in Q4

Mumbai, May 19  State-run Bank of Baroda on Thursday reported a net profit of Rs 154.72 crore for the quarter ended March 31, as compared to a net loss of Rs 3,230.14 crore for the same period a year ago. The lender’s total income in the quarter...
NLCIL Provides New School Building and Over Head Tank to  Siruvathur Village,Cuddalore District,  Under its CSR Initiatives’

NLCIL Provides New School Building and Over Head Tank to Siruvathur Village,Cuddalore District, Under its CSR Initiatives’

Shri R. Vikraman, Director (HR), NLC India Limited, inaugurated the new School building for  Panchayat Union Middle School  at Siruvathur Village and  a Over Head Tank(OHT)  in school premises, constructed  under   Corporate Social Responsibility...
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