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GST Council to meet on May 18; exemptions on Telangana agenda

The meeting of the Fitment Committee and preparatory meeting of the officers was convened at SKICC here today in this regard. Most services, except those in the negative list of essential services such as healthcare and education, will come under GST.


A Super Rare Harry Potter Prequel Has Been Stolen In A Burglary

A Super Rare Harry Potter Prequel Has Been Stolen In A Burglary

A handwritten Harry Potter prequel penned on a piece of card by J.K. Rowling has been stolen during a burglary in England. They believe that appealing to Potter fans will help move the case forward. Local police issued a statement early Friday morning, seeking the keen eye of Potter fans who may stumble upon the item. This short prequel story was written for English PEN which works "to defend and promote freedom of expression, and to remove barriers to literature", along with a charity ...



Cannes jury chief takes a dig at Netflix

Nineteen films from around the world will be competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or award as the top movie at the festival, including productions by directors Sergei Loznitsa of Ukraine and Andrei Zvyagintsev of Russian Federation. The Cannes lineup also includes out-of-competition screenings (including Mike Takashi, Agnes Varda Jr. and Roman Polanski's films), special screenings (Raymond Depardon, Claude Lanzman, Barbet Schroder and Vanessa Redgrave), as well as official sections such as ...



Bong Joon-ho Excited Ahead of His New Film's Premiere at Cannes

Two productions by Netflix have caused a stir at the Cannes Film Festival , as movie purists complain about them not being shown being at cinemas. The rule change would seem to make Netflix's run at Cannes a one-year affair at most, considering that the streaming service has typically eschewed wide releases of its original films in theaters in favor of online-only distribution.


French right torn apart as Emmanuel Macron, PM prepare to name government

French right torn apart as Emmanuel Macron, PM prepare to name government

As interior minister, he picked Gerard Collomb , the mayor of Lyon who was one of the first Socialists to be a vocal supporter of Macron. Jean-Yves Le Drian, 69, who led France's military operations overseas as former President Francois Hollande's defense minister, will stay on in Macron's government as foreign minister.


President Trump Threatens Fmr. FBI Dir. James Comey

President Trump Threatens Fmr. FBI Dir. James Comey

During his Friday press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer responded to a peppering of questions about the alleged tapes, and said that the tweet is "not a threat" and that it "speaks for itself". and secondly his credibility has been destroyed". The 49-year-old McCabe, a career FBI agent, has taken part in a number of high-profile investigations, including probes into the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 and the attacks against United States installations in Benghazi, Libya ...