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CII Eastern Region celebrates five yrs of GST in India

Kolkata, June 24 (UNI) July 1 will mark five years of goods and services tax (GST) in India.
Goods and services tax (GST) was introduced five years ago to do away with a plethora of Central and state taxes in the hope of taking India to a transparent “one nation one tax” system and ushering in greater cooperative federalism.
The indirect tax regime seems to be finally stabilizing. While tax evasion, technical glitches and litigation continue to plague the indirect Tax system, the revenue collections have picked up in recent months.
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Sikkim Minister A Upreti resigns

19 Aug 2022 | 9:31 PM

Gangtok, Aug 19 (UNI) Sikkim Minister A Upreti submitted his resignation to Chief Minister PS Tamang on Friday amidst speculation that he could become the Speaker of the state Legislative Assembly.

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RJD hits back on Modi for allegation of outsiders attending official meetings

19 Aug 2022 | 9:18 PM

Patna, Aug 19 (UNI) RJD on Friday hit back on BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi for his allegation of outsiders attending official meetings of Tej Pratap and Tejaswi, saying BJP leaders had been doing
so when they Ministers in NDA government headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

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Five fishermen missing after trawlers capsize in Bay of Bengal

19 Aug 2022 | 9:14 PM

Kakdwip (West Bengal), Aug 19 (UNI) At least five fishermen went missing on Friday after three trawlers capsized in the stormy Bay of Bengal in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, official sources said.Altogether 38 fishermen fell into the turbulent waters when the three fuel-powered fishing trawlers capsized following stormy weather in the coastal district.However, 33 of them were rescued by other fishermen.The accident happened when the trawlers were returning to Kakdwip and Namkhana from deep sea fishing.Sources said after the sunset search and rescue operations for the missing persons have been halted for the night.The capsize happened when the trawlers were jolted at the seabed near Kendo island, sources said.While F B Satyanarayan turned turtle, FB Vishalaxmi and FB Sudhamayee sank. UNI XC-PC SJC.

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Meghalaya CM claims education system and economic situation improved

19 Aug 2022 | 8:54 PM

Tura (Meghalaya), Aug 19 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday said that in the last four and half years our education system and over-all economic situation improved in the state.

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Lagna for Nuakhai fixed by Pandit Mahasabha

19 Aug 2022 | 8:51 PM

Sambalpur, Aug 19 (UNI) The Brahmamandap Pandit Mahasabha of Sambalpur fixed September 1 as the Lagna for the ‘Nabanna’ (Nuakhai-offering of new crop) to Maa Samaleswari .

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