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Remove Handmade products from the purview of GST: Gram Seva Sanghs

Kalaburagi, Apr 17 (UNI) The Gram Seva Sangha will launch series of movement against the Central Government if it fails to remove the handmade products from the purview of Goods and Service Tax (GST).
Speaking to newsmen here on Tuesday, Sangha Member Prasanna alleged that though Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced GST exemption on 29 handicraft items two months ago, till date it has not been implemented.
At present, the handmade products are placed in the 5 per cent to 18 per cent tax category. Artisans working in the Cottage industry are struggling to survive.
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Stalin presents Rs 1 cr to Oscar winner

Stalin presents Rs 1 cr to Oscar winner "The Elephant Whisperers" director

22 Mar 2023 | 3:30 PM

Chennai, Mar 22 (UNI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin presented
a cheque for Rs one crore to Ms Kartiki Gonsalves, Director of the Oscar
­winning documentary "The Elephant Whisperers."
Mr Stalin presented the cheque to her at the State Secretariat during
which she showed the Oscar awad to the Chief Minister, an official
release said.

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Toshiba receives orders in Goa & AP

22 Mar 2023 | 3:25 PM

Hyderabad, Mar 22 (UNI) Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Private Limited (TTDI) on Wednesday announced that it has received orders for 23 units of 400kV and 9 units of 220kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) for the development and enhancement of power transmission and distribution networks to the new 2X500MVA substation at Xeldem in Goa.

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Maxillary Jaw Replacement Surgery performed at MH Secunderabad

22 Mar 2023 | 3:23 PM

Hyderabad, Mar 22 (UNI) The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical team of Military Dental Centre Bolarum and Army College of Dental Sciences, Secunderabad led by Lt Col Vinay Singh Parihar successfully performed customized Maxillary Jaw replacement surgery at Military Hospital Secunderabad.

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Cong MLA Elangovan now COVID negative, recovering from heart congestion

22 Mar 2023 | 3:17 PM

Chennai, Mar 22 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and newly-elected
Erode East MLA EVKS Elangovan, who was admitted to a private
hospital at suburban Porur, has tested negative for COVID and is
recovering from congestive heart failure in the Intensive Care
Unit (ICU).

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In suspected honour killing, newly wed man murdered by father-in-law

22 Mar 2023 | 3:03 PM

Chennai, Mar 22 (UNI) In a suspected case of honour killing, a newly wed man was
murdered by his father-in-law and he fell in love with his daughter and married her
a few days back in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu.

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