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Kolkata

President Pranab Mukherjee who today welcomed the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1 thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union finance minister Arun Jaitley for the reforms for the 130  crore people in the country.

Move comes after Cong and Left parties decide to quit event
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Union finance minister Arun Jaitley today appealed to Congress and Left parties to reconsider their decision to boycott the gala GST launch event, saying the landmark indirect tax reform was a result of joint decisions and they cannot run away from it now.

No fear or insecurity among minorities, says Naqvi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said killing of people in the name of cow protection is not acceptable, remarks that come amid a spurt of attacks by cow vigilantes and a wave of protests.

NEW DELHI

Opposition leaders on Thursday questioned the sincerity of Prime Minister Narendra Modis remarks against cow vigilantism, saying little has changed despite his earlier warnings.

Purba Burdwan

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today criticised the Narendra Modi-led Union government for trying to 'privatise' the national carrier Air India and introduce GST in a "hurried" manner, saying "we do not support this".

Gangtok/New Delhi

Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat today visited formation headquarters of the force in North Sikkim and was briefed by top commanders about the entire security situation in the wake of the face-off between Indian troops and Chinese military over a disputed area.

NEW DELHI

The Election Commission of India (ECI) today announced the dates and full schedule for holding election for the post of vice president.

Kolkata

In a rerun of the mayhem that has been unleashed by cow vigilantes across the  country, a 50-year-old man Alimuddin was today lynched by irate mob who suspected he had purchased beef from the market at Ramgarh town in Jharkhand.

To manufacture stainless steel coaches for Metros
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Aimed at expanding its footprint in the Urban Transportation Sector as part of its diversification initiatives, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), has entered into a Technology Collaboration Agreement with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI), Japan for the manufacture of stainless steel coaches and bogies for metros.

Kolkata

Dun & Bradstreet, the provider of global business information, knowledge and insights, in association with SAP today concluded a pan-India survey on GST readiness among MSMEs.

Kolkata

UPS has announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources.

Kolkata

IndianOil Corporation Limited ushered in DURAPAVE, the advanced Bitumen, in West Bengal recently.

Mumbai

ICICI Bank on Thursday said that a lenders consortium led by it has concluded the biggest asset resolution in the country with consummation of the Rs 16,189 crore takeover of Jaypee Cements by Ultratech.

Paris

Companies and governments around the world counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks.

NEW DELHI

Loan waiver schemes being doled out to farmers could have a significant impact on state government finances and pose risk of further fiscal slippages, Fitch Ratings said.

NEW DELHI

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday rejected demands for deferring the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout saying the Constitution does not give luxury to delay the nation's biggest economic reform by six months.

NEW DELHI

Ahead of GST roll-out the Finance Ministry has started notifying various provisions of law relating to interest calculation, input tax credit and valuation.

Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Thursday reserved its order on a petition seeking deferment of implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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ROOPA LALL

Hundreds of villagers from atleast five Panchayats in South Andaman staged a massive protest at Ograbraj Junction demanding basic amenities. The Chakka Jam disrupted movement of normal traffic for several hours which was later called off after positive assurance from the district administration.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Rusted and damaged poles routing power supply to hundreds of household in Sippighat and Manglutan is posing threat to motorists and residents in the vicinity of the region. Some of the installations are in extreme precarious position likely to collapse any moment.

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ROOPA LALL

Strong winds last Monday caused extensive damages to the house of one M Hamza, a resident of Phoenix Bay in the city. Five coconut trees collapsed on his residence at around 11.30 pm destroying the roof and five water storage tanks in the house. Fire fighting team and the Councillor of the area reached the spot to stake stock of the situation.

Port Blair

The Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi has taken an initiative for holistic development of A & N Islands which includes sustainability, preservation of natural eco-system, determination of carrying capacity, people participation, multiple socio-economic act

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council, for the convenience of the citizens of Port Blair Municipal area, has extended for a period of one month i.e.

Making policing humane, courteous and unbiased is my priority: Nuzhat Hassan
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An impressive welcome parade in honour of Smt Nuzhat Hassan, who assumed charge of the Director General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Islands was held at Police Lines here on Thursday.

Port Blair

The Chairperson Port Blair Municipal Council, Mr B Eswar Rao laid the foundation stone for the work namely construction of road and RCC wall with drain at Garacharama, Ward No-18 in the presence of the Ward Councilor, Smt Rubana Aziz on Thursday.

Port Blair

The Deputy Director (State Transport Service), Mr B.Binoy, will be the guest in LIVE phone-in programme of All India Radio entitled “GOOD MORNING PORT BLAIR’ to be broadcast on June 3, 2017.

Port Blair

Power supply will remain suspended in some areas on July 1 from 7 am to 6 pm for cutting of old dangerous tree, standing near Haddo wharf, which may uproot at any time. The areas to be affected by power interruption are Haddo Wharf area complete.

Mumbai

The mutual fund industry is likely to grow by almost fivefold to sniff past Rs 94 trillion by 2025 from the current level of over Rs 20 trillion provided they increase distribution strength and reach.

Mumbai

Mutual funds have to work on due diligence practices before picking up corporate bonds and should not just rely only on credit ratings given the rising defaults, Sebi chairman Ajay Tyagi said on Thursday.

NEW DELHI

The Election Commission today defended its decision to seek powers to initiate contempt proceedings against political parties which level allegations against it without evidence, saying it was the best way to defend itself against unfounded claims.

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