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Tax proposals for 2012-13 mark progress in the direction of movement towards DTC and GST in the budget 2012-13  DTC rates proposed to be introduced for personal income tax. […]

» 2011-07-01

30% of the 6,500 scientist posts in India’s premier agricultural research body is lying vacant, according to minister of state for agriculture Harish Rawat. Nearly 1,960 scientist posts, mostly at […]

» 2011-07-01

The Budget 2012-13 envisions total tax income in excess of Rs 10.7 lakh crore, while expenditure of more than Rs 14.9 lakh crore.  Gross Tax Receipts estimated at `10,77,612 […]

» 2011-07-01

The following are the highlights of the Union Budget proposals with regard to all indirect taxes — including service tax, custom duties, excise and all other central taxes.  Standard […]

» 2011-07-01

The following are the main proposals in the Union Budget for 2012-13 that relate to Agriculture:  Plan Outlay for Department of Agriculture and Co-operation increased by 18 percent.  […]

» 2011-07-01

The following are the proposals related to the development of infrastructure and industry, contained in the Union Budget 2012-13 presented today. Infrastructure  Government has approved guidelines for establishing joint […]

» 2011-07-01

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has suggested putting a limit of 6 minutes per hour for advertisements on pay channels. The Authority, which issued a consultation paper in […]

» 2011-07-01

Prices are again on the upward spiral, going by the latest consumer price index (CPI) numbers released by the Central Government today. The CPI is calculated on the basis of […]

» 2011-07-01

Reliance Communications has introduced the ‘Reliance CDMA Tab’ — the CDMA high-speed version of its Reliance 3g tab. The CDMA Tab has very similar, almost the same, features as the […]

» 2011-07-01

If you thought being a member of the legislative assembly, with a salary between Rs 5,000 to 50,000 a month, is bad for your financial health, think again. Every month, […]

» 2011-06-25

Even as global revenues from server computers, used for heavy work by companies, slipped 5.4% in the final quarter of 2011, they were up 2.4% in the Asia Pacific, led […]

» 2011-06-25

Wipro Technologies, the number four IT Indian IT services firm, said it has been granted a US ‘business process’ patent for innovation in warranty management and insights into product quality […]

» 2011-06-25

Government is exploring making the biometric UID (Aadhar) mandatory for carrying out stock-market transactions, according to junior Finance Minister Namo Narain Meena. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), headed […]

» 2011-06-25

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which routinely grabs headlines in the West with ads showing provocatively dressed (or undressed) actors or activists, is all set to bring […]

» 2011-06-25

The early seat trends — with BJP overtaking Congress by 2:1 — seem to indicate that the Congress Party’s strategy of trying to play to the Muslim population has misfired. […]

» 2011-06-25

India pushed Indonesia to allow Indian banking and healthcare professionals, such as nurses, into the South East Asian country, according to a statement from the Indian commerce and industry ministry. […]

» 2011-06-25

People standing in a queue in front of a liquor shop in Kerala beat up a man and his wife, objecting to the presence of a woman in the queue. […]

» 2011-06-25

India is likely to miss its export target this year, according to the latest numbers released by the government. At the same time, India’s goods-trade deficit is likely to be […]

» 2011-06-25

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPIM has alleged that the Congress bribed its legislator, R Selvaraj to get him to resign as a member of the state legislature […]

» 2011-06-25

Union commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma has said that the government has decided to withdraw the ban on the export of cotton from India “keeping in view” various interests. […]