Odisha records 25.30% gross GST collection in Jan

Odisha records 25.30% gross GST collection in Jan

🕔20:45, 2.Feb 2021

Bhubaneswar, Feb 2  Odisha has recorded 25.30 per cent growth in collection of gross GST in January this year with collection of Rs 3,137.45 crore against Rs 2,503.97 crore collected in January last year, said an official on Tuesday. This

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Another GST compensation package for States may be needed in FY22 to meet the shortfall: Finance Secy

Another GST compensation package for States may be needed in FY22 to meet the shortfall: Finance Secy

🕔20:42, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  The finance ministry will have to work out details of a GST compensation package for the states in the next financial year as a collections from cess may fall short of the requirement even in 2021-22,

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Yogi government moving towards e-governance

Yogi government moving towards e-governance

🕔20:39, 2.Feb 2021

Lucknow, Feb 2  The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has made a move towards e-governance, holding an e-cabinet training session on Tuesday at the Chief Minister’s residence on the modalities of e-governance. Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said that

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President Kovind to visit Andhra Pradesh on Sunday

President Kovind to visit Andhra Pradesh on Sunday

🕔20:35, 2.Feb 2021

Amaravati, Feb 2  President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to visit Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district on Sunday to inaugurate a yoga hall at a spiritual centre, along with a school. “President Ram Nath Kovind will reach Madanapalle on

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Notification issued, NIA to probe blast near Israel Embassy soon

Notification issued, NIA to probe blast near Israel Embassy soon

🕔20:34, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  In the wake of a Ministry of Home Affairs’ notification for an NIA probe into a bomb blast near Israel Embassy here on January 29, the central agency will register a case and start investigation soon.

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India’s merchandise exports rose over 5% YoY in Jan

India’s merchandise exports rose over 5% YoY in Jan

🕔20:33, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  India’s January merchandise exports rose over 5.37 per cent on a year-on-year basis, preliminary data showed on Tuesday. Accordingly, the country’s merchandise exports during the month under review grew to $27.24 billion from $25.85 billion in

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on the occasion of the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on the occasion of the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of Sri Lanka

🕔20:28, 2.Feb 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on the occasion of 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of Sri Lanka. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated the shared deep-rooted millennia old ties based on shared linguistic,

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NHPC Ladies Welfare Association distributes dry ration

NHPC Ladies Welfare Association distributes dry ration

🕔20:25, 2.Feb 2021

NHPC Ladies Welfare Association of NHPC, India’s leading Hydropower Company and a Miniratna Category–I Enterprise of Government of India, while fulfilling its responsibility towards the society affected with Covid-19 pandemic, distributed dry ration among needy people at Government Primary School,

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Education Minister announces the date sheets of the Class X and XII CBSE Board Examinations

Education Minister announces the date sheets of the Class X and XII CBSE Board Examinations

🕔20:23, 2.Feb 2021

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today announced the date-sheets of the Class X and XII CBSE Board Examinations. https://twitter.com/DrRPNishank/status/1356565536662937600?s=20 Announcing the date sheets, the Minister informed that sufficient days have been given between the exams of two main subjects.

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‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ nomination deadline extended till Feb 6

‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ nomination deadline extended till Feb 6

🕔17:38, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  The Women and Child Development (WCD) ministry on Tuesday extended the last date for submission of nomination for the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar-2020’ till February 6. The WCD ministry made the announcement informing that the Award is

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UGC NET exams to begin from May 2

UGC NET exams to begin from May 2

🕔17:32, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  The Education Ministry has decided to conduct the UGC-NET between May 2 and 17, keeping in mind the current coronavirus situation in the country. The National Eligibility Test (NET) will be conducted by the NTA on

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Nitish likely to expand cabinet soon

Nitish likely to expand cabinet soon

🕔17:31, 2.Feb 2021

Patna, Feb 2  The Bihar Cabinet is likely to be expanded in the next few days even as leaders of BJP state unit have met with party’s national President JP Nadda in Delhi, sources said on Tuesday. Deputy Chief Minister

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Many countries interested in indigenous fighter Tejas: Rajnath

Many countries interested in indigenous fighter Tejas: Rajnath

🕔17:28, 2.Feb 2021

Bengaluru, Feb 2  Many countries have shown interest in India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday while inaugurating the third production line for the fighter jet in Bengaluru. The LCA unit was inaugurated a

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Amazon, Flipkart, Microsoft to pay 2% extra tax now

Amazon, Flipkart, Microsoft to pay 2% extra tax now

🕔17:26, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has welcomed the Budget proposal to impose 2 per cent extra tax on foreign e-commerce companies whether engaged in business of sale of goods or providing services, acceptance of

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Govt agrees to lower sharing of tax proceeds with states

Govt agrees to lower sharing of tax proceeds with states

🕔17:00, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  The Finance Ministry has accepted the 15th Finance Commission’s recommendation to share 41 per cent of the net proceeds of Union taxes with the states against the current 42 per cent, among other recommendations. The commission

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CISF detected high volume of foreign currency worth approximately INR 54.83 lakh at Hyderabad Airport

CISF detected high volume of foreign currency worth approximately INR 54.83 lakh at Hyderabad Airport

🕔16:51, 2.Feb 2021

On 02.02.2021, at about 0130 hrs, on the basis of behaviour detection, CISF surveillance and intelligence staff of Hyderabad Airport noticed suspicious activities of two passengers while entering into the terminal building. On suspicion, both the passengers were diverted to

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Modi to inaugurate ‘Chauri Chaura’ centenary events

Modi to inaugurate ‘Chauri Chaura’ centenary events

🕔14:33, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Chauri Chaura centenary celebrations on Thursday. The event will be celebrated at 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh till February 4, 2022. The Prime Minister will take part in the

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UNSC to discuss Myanmar coup

UNSC to discuss Myanmar coup

🕔14:32, 2.Feb 2021

United Nations, Feb 2  UN Security Council (UNSC) members will be briefed on Tuesday on the situation in Myanmar where the military has staged a coup after detaining top government officials, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as

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Sugar production rises by 25% YoY in first 4 months this season

Sugar production rises by 25% YoY in first 4 months this season

🕔14:31, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2 Sugar production in the country rose by over 25 per cent to 176.83 lakh tonnes in the four months of the current cane crushing season 2020-21 (October-September), compared with 141.04 lakh tonnes during the corresponding period in

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No new tax measures positive for equities

No new tax measures positive for equities

🕔14:30, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  From an equity perspective, no new tax measures, focus on capital spending to boost infrastructure spend are the key positives, as per a post Budget note by IDFC Mutual Fund. The use of Custom duty to

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