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'35 pc cos pay nil GST, which shows no burden on SMEs'
SME Times News Bureau | 15 Dec, 2017
Proving that GST is not a burden for small businesses (SMEs), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said that around 4 lakh people contribute 95 percent of GST collections, while 35 percent of those who have filed returns mostly paid no tax.
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Maldives-China FTA: India breaks its silence
SME Times News Bureau | 15 Dec, 2017
After the Maldives signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with China in a surprise move, India on Thursday broke its silence on the matter saying that it expected the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to be sensitive to New Delhi's concerns.
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Kovind presides National Energy Conservation Day event
Rituparna Kakati | 15 Dec, 2017
President Ram Nath Kovind presided as the Chief Guest over the National Energy Conservation Day celebrations, held on Thursday in New Delhi.
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Jammu-Srinagar highway opens for one-way traffic
SME Times News Bureau | 15 Dec, 2017
Only one-way traffic was allowed on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Friday due of bad road conditions, officials said.
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SC order on interim relief on mandatory linking of Aadhaar on Friday
SME Times News Bureau | 14 Dec, 2017
The Supreme Court will on Friday pronounce its order on the plea for interim relief on a batch of petitions seeking stay of various Central and state government notifications mandating the linking of Aadhaar with various schemes including taking exam by the students, availing scholarship, cremation and treatment of HIV positive patients.
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Deadline to link Aadhaar with bank accounts extended till March 31
SME Times News Bureau | 14 Dec, 2017
The deadline to link the Aadhaar number with bank accounts has been extended by three months till March 31, the government announced on Wednesday, as the Supreme Court is set to commence hearing from Thursday on its mandatory linking to various schemes.
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India hopes Sri Lanka will keep security concerns in mind
SME Times News Bureau | 14 Dec, 2017
After Sri Lanka handed over the Hambantota port to China on a 99-year lease last week, India on Thursday said it expects Colombo to keep the region's security concerns in mind.
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Ministers attend function to mark 25 years of India-ASEAN partnership
Rituparna Kakati | 13 Dec, 2017
The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Minister of State Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju addressed a function in nNew Delhi to celebrate 50 years of ASEAN and 25 years of India-ASEAN Partnership.
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November inflation up at 4.88%, factory output growth dips
SME Times News Bureau | 14 Dec, 2017
A sharp spurt in food and fuel prices pushed India's annual retail inflation in November over the RBI's median level of 4 per cent, even as factory output growth in October contracted to 2.2 per cent, official data showed on Tuesday, even as industry called for "remedial" measures to help revive demand.
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India to connect with Asean via cruise tourism
SME Times News Bureau | 12 Dec, 2017
India will connect with Asean countries through cruise tourism and a new cruise port is being built in Mumbai for this, Road Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
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