EESL urges Delhi govt to exempt electric vehicles from odd-even scheme
The Delhi Government has brought the road rationing scheme to deal with rising level of pollution in the National capital region. The scheme will be implemented from November 4 to 15. Pollution levels in Delhi and satellite towns shot up again on Sunday morning, with the air quality bordering the 'severe plus' category at several places.
Telcos ask finance ministry to clarify on import duty for routers
Increasing basic customs duties on tech products such as routers listed und...
Women will be exempted from odd-even scheme: Arvind Kejriwal
A decision on whether two-wheelers should be exempted from the scheme or not is yet to be taken and we are consulting experts, he said.
Snapdeal founders summoned in ‘fake’ HUL products case
In the case, HUL claimed that the sellers had offered fake Indulekha-branded hair oil and hair cleanser on Snapdeal. The consumer goods company that owns the brand had made Snapdeal and its logistics partners party to the case.
View: Tax regime globally, as well as in India, is heading for some significant changes
The role of tax havens where servers can be located makes the task of a tax authority even more difficult. The debate on where MNCs should be taxed has grown interesting.
Finance Ministry declines to share Swiss bank accounts details of Indians citing confidentiality
"Information exchanged under such tax agreements is covered under confidentiality provisions of respective agreements. Thus, disclosure of tax related information and information sought/obtained from foreign governments is exempted under section 8 (1) (a) and 8 (1) (f) of the Right to Information (RTI) Act," FinMin said in response to an RTI application.
Chinese firm gets 23-year tax exemption in Pakistan
This was announced by Pakistan Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi on Tuesday.
Automation, AI continue to offer rich promises to Indian IT companies
The advent of new technology paradigms like robotics, AI, blockchain and IoT is changing how companies and individuals consume technology and for the Indian businesses to remain successful, an update to the technology of tomorrow, today will be needed, Nasscom Senior VP and Chief Strategy Officer Sangeeta Gupta said.
Delhi government unlikely to prune odd-even exemptions
Transport minister Kailash Gahlot on Tuesday said that Delhi government was unlikely to make any changes in the categories of exemptions.
Govt imposes restrictions on import of gold, silver
"Import policy of gold in any form, other than monetary gold and silver in any form, is amended from 'Free' to 'Restricted'; import is allowed only through nominated agencies as notified by RBI (in case of banks) and DGFT (for other agencies)," the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said.
Centre clears air over Mahadayi row, Karnataka relieved
Karnataka and Goa have been at loggerheads on Kalasa-Banduri project as it requires diversion of the west-flowing nalas of Mahadayi basin to the water deficit Malaprabha basin. Mahadayi also called as Mandovi is the lifeline of Goa.
I already have a PPF account. Can I open another account in my wife's name and invest Rs 1.5 lakh?
You can open the PPF account in your wife's name and invest Rs 1.5 lakh per annum on her behalf. However, the money given to your wife will be clubbed to your income.
States divided on raising rates: GST Council may discuss plugging revenue leakage
The states remain divided on the issue of raising rates or carrying out a big revamp at this juncture.
FPIs move MeitY against data bill, seek exemption
FPIs are mainly concerned about categorisation of all types of financial information as sensitive data under the new law.
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