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GST will reduce tax burden by 25%, won't be inflationary

GST will reduce tax burden by 25%, won't be inflationary

The GST Bill with the changes approved by the Cabinet, could come up in the Rajya Sabha as early as this week, but certainly by next week. Accusing the Narendra Modi government of going by the strength of the parties in Parliament to hold discussions on the GST bill, he said "so we are immaterial in terms of number of seats we have".


Why Chelsea Clinton's Introduction of Hillary Tonight Matters

Why Chelsea Clinton's Introduction of Hillary Tonight Matters

The two, both new moms living in Manhattan have had a well-documented friendship that was forged over dinner dates with their husbands, both of the Jewish faith. Trump converted to Judaism in 2009 prior to marrying the real estate investor. Will Trump sit on his hands during Clinton's speech or live-tweet his reaction? The political sex scandal triggered an investigation that led to charges of perjury and the initiation of the president's impeachment, followed by his subsequent acquittal.



The strangest Marvel movie yet

We also learnt a bit more about Marvel's new film, Captain Marvel, who will be played by oscar-winner Brie Larson. The upcoming film, starring Ben Affleck as Batman , Ezra Miller as The Flash, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, and Henry Cavill as Superman all showed up to promote the film, which appears to have a much lighter take on the mashup.



Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join Olympic send-off

President Vladimir Putin said many of Russia's athletes, including in track and field, are being unfairly banned from the Olympics over a doping scandal because there's no evidence against them of wrongdoing. Speaking to more than 150 athletes in the Alexander Hall in the Kremlin, the Russian president also called the decision "an attempt to bring the rules of world politics into the world of sport".


Turkish opposition warns govt about witch hunt

Turkish opposition warns govt about witch hunt

Gulen, who says he runs a peaceful Islamic movement, rubbishes the claims that he was behind the coup and expressed hope that the United States would not give into Ankara's pressure and extradite him. He has denied involvement in the plot. Two Turkish generals based in Afghanistan were detained in Dubai, a Turkish official said on Tuesday, naming them as Major-General Cahit Bakir, a commander of Turkish forces serving in the worldwide NATO-led security force in Afghanistan, and Brigadier ...