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Education exempted from GST; transport to attract 5% tax

Education exempted from GST; transport to attract 5% tax

The GST Council , in its meeting held on 18 May, decided the tax rate for 1,211 goods, keeping most food items out of the purview of GST. The GST rates on telecom , financial services have been fixed at 18%, while healthcare and education have been exempted from service tax on the second day of the GST Council meet in Srinagar .


Two militants killed in encounter in Pulwama

Two militants killed in encounter in Pulwama

Hundreds were blinded or maimed by the firing of government forces. After the shooting, locals thronged to the area and began pelting security forces with stones, unrest that eventually lead to protests throughout the valley. The government in India's Jammu and Kashmir state declared a curfew Sunday across most of Srinagar , the state's summer capital, and reimposed a ban on mobile internet service in an attempt to keep protesters from organizing.



US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

Trump said. "Will take major action if necessary", Trump warned. "The single greatest strength to our armed forces is you, you, all of you", Trump said to the troops. The G7 countries are: Canada, France, Italy , Japan, Germany, the United States, and the UK. Trump was cajoled for three days - first in Brussels at meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, then in Sicily for G-7 - but will leave Italy without making clear where he stands.



Trump returns home after overseas trip

The reaction was swift and critical. But on the issue of climate change , the six-page final communique from the G7 summit in Sicily says that only six of the leaders, plus European Union leaders, agreed to stand by their commitment to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change .



Foreigners involved in deadly Philippine urban battle

And if you can not be convinced to stop fighting, so be it. Let's just fight". Special forces commandoes were deployed to drive out the remaining 20 to 30 Maute group rebels holed-up in Marawi but encountered heavy resistance on Friday.


Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications — WashPost

Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications — WashPost

Trump's campaign committee, based at Trump Tower in NY, is now led by Michael Glassner, a former deputy campaign manager, and John Pence, a nephew of Vice President Mike Pence, the Post said. The US Senate Intelligence Committee has also said it will subpoena two of the former security advisor's businesses, but this is related to a separate Russian Federation investigation.