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Jaitley to discuss GST issues with industry, exporters today

Jaitley to discuss GST issues with industry, exporters today

Expeditious refund of duties, deferment of filing of GST returns for six months and expansion of the ambit of the composition scheme were some of the issues which were raised by industry and exporters during the meeting here today. As per the data released by the government, the revenue collection based on the filing in August, has dropped. As per the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rules, registered dealers are required to file the details of their stock as on June 30 (as GST was introduced on ...


Sticky bomb kills 2 policemen, civilian

Sticky bomb kills 2 policemen, civilian

He said the Taliban would never win on the battlefields and that "the main objective of NATO's support to Afghan forces and the Afghan Government is to reach a political solution - for instability in Afghanistan". Several rockets exploded near Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport after US Defence Secretary James Mattis arrived here, reported AFP . "There is broad support among the allies for the new (U.S.) strategy because we have all made a decision to increase the troop levels; ...


15 dead, 20 injured in stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station

15 dead, 20 injured in stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station

The 15 victims who have lost their lives have apparently died due to suffocation. According to the TV reports, heavy rains triggered the chaos which resulted in a stampede at the Mumbai local railway station. The injured people were taken to a hospital. Accident Relief Medical Equipment Train reached & medical assistance being provided. Senior officers from the Railway administration as well as the Railway Police are now at the spot.


IAEA monitoring of Iran deal going on smoothly: Yukiya Amano

IAEA monitoring of Iran deal going on smoothly: Yukiya Amano

US Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) issued a powerful appeal to President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday to recognize Kurdistan. Amano told Reuters news agency on Tuesday that the IAEA's "tools are limited" when it comes to monitoring "Section T". "In other sections, for example, Iran has committed to submit declarations, place their activities under safeguards or ensure access by us".


Coastal Carolina will host Puerto Rico Tip-Off after devastation from Hurricane Maria

Coastal Carolina will host Puerto Rico Tip-Off after devastation from Hurricane Maria

Three student athletes at Winston-Salem State University are still studying and going to practice, but their minds and hearts are frequently with their relatives in storm-stricken Puerto Rico. "It is our privilege to be asked to help our neighbors in Puerto Rico during this hard time". The island has been in a recession for more than a decade, the poverty rate was 45 percent and unemployment was around 10 percent, higher than any USA state.


Mandatory evacuation for Ocracoke visitors in advance of Maria

Mandatory evacuation for Ocracoke visitors in advance of Maria

The North Carolina coast may also experience flooding and beach erosion as well as a storm surge. Tropical storm warnings have been posted for much of the North Carolina coast. The storm is now inching towards these regions, with Maria already lashing the small archipelago of the Turks and Caicos, with winds of over 200km/h.