TV, refrigerator, washing machines to get cheaper, GST rate cut on 50 items

Jul 22 2018 | 20 mins ago

The GST Council on Saturday reduced tax rates on over 50 items including refrigerators, washing macines and small televisions, which would now be taxed at 18 per cent, down from the current 28 per cent.

60,000 Indian youth detained along US-Mexico border: Manish Tewari

Jul 21 2018

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Manish Tewari today claimed that 60,000 Indian youth, a substantial number of them from Punjab, were detained at the detention camps along the US-Mexico border.

Modi Govt slashes GST rate on several products

Jul 21 2018

Conceding a year long demand, sanitary pads today exempted from GST as the GST Council reduced tax rates on an array of daily use appliances and products.

Trump not trying to intervene in currency markets: Mnuchin

Jul 21 2018

Donald Trump is not trying to influence currency markets, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday, reiterating that a strong U.S. dollar reflects a strong U.S. economy and is in the United States’ long-term interest.

Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer's tape 'perhaps illegal'

Jul 21 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday denied any wrongdoing a day after reports that his onetime attorney had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she had an affair with Trump.

U.S. tariffs to cost Germans up to 20 billion euros this year: Report

Jul 21 2018

Trump’s tariffs will lead to a drop in prosperity in Germany this year and are likely to cost Germans up to 20 billion euros ($23.44 billion), the head of German think-tank IMK said.

Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in two decades

Jul 21 2018

Eritrea has appointed its first ambassador to neighboring Ethiopia in two decades, the government said.

Failure of NDA govt thoroughly exposed during no-trust debate: Raja

Jul 21 2018

The CPI today said the "failure" of the BJP-led NDA government was thoroughly exposed and efforts to consolidate unity among secular and democratic parties got a boost during the debate on the no-trust motion in the Lok Sabha.

Democrats with intel, military backgrounds tout service after Trump-Putin summit

Jul 21 2018

Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA officer running in a competitive congressional race in Virginia, is using the outcry over President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin to press what she and other Democrats believe will be a powerful campaign theme.

Reliance Brands buys 8% additional stake in Genesis Colors for Rs 34 cr

Jul 21 2018

Reliance Industries Ltd today said its subsidiary has purchased additional 8.14 per cent stake in luxury fashion retail firm Genesis Colors for about Rs 34.17 crore.

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