New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) had made India a more tax-compliant society while also enhancing the ease of doing business. On the first anniversary of the implementation of the GST, the President said the new tax regime helped India achieve many goals including creation of a …

New Delhi: Revenue collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in June crossed Rs 95,000 crore and was higher than the average monthly collection of Rs 89,885 crore during 2017-18, the government said on Sunday. The June GST collection at Rs 95,610 crore exceeded the previous month’s revenue of Rs 94,016 crore, Finance Secretary Hasmukh …

New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s idea of a single slab GST for India, terming it flawed. He added while there would be scope to merge some of the mid-category tax slabs depending on the collections going up, but a single-slab system will not work for India. “Rahul Gandhi …

Kolkata: Veteran Bengali actor Chinmoy Roy, who had fallen off the fifth floor of his apartment on Saturday evening, was ‘stable neurologically’, a hospital spokesperson said on Sunday. The 77-year-old actor suffered injuries on his head, arms, leg and other parts of the body, his son Sankha said, adding the actor was found lying on the …

New Delhi: Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR area on Sunday afternoon following a “moderate” earthquake in Haryana, the Met department said. No loss of life or property was reported. The tremors, lasting for a few seconds, were felt around 3.37 p.m. According to the Centre for Seismology, an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale …

New York: Researchers have developed a novel app which can act as a nutritionist at the shopper’s side in the grocery store. Aptly named “FoodSwitch”, the app can help users scan a packaged food’s barcode, quickly see its nutritional rating and identify similar foods that are healthier. “FoodSwitch is unique in that users don’t have to …