Friday, December 3, 2021

Council likely to meet to approve UTGST

New Delhi, March 16 The Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council will meet on Thursday to discuss the remaining two draft laws -- UTGST (Union Territory GST) and sGST (state GST) -- to enable a likely rollout of the new indirect tax regime by July 1.

‘Indian markets well placed to absorb Fed rate hike’

New DelhiWashington, March 16 The Indian economy is strong enough to absorb the impact of the US Federal Reserve interest rate hike, the government said on Thursday.

WhatsApp brings back text ‘Status’ feature

New York, March 16 Soon after attracting backlash over its Snapchat-like 'Stories' feature, WhatsApp has revived its text 'Status' option while keeping its image-based replacement, a media report said.

New Google app unlocks Android for kids

San Francisco, March 16 If you have a kid under-13 and wish to introduce him or her to Google, the company has just built an Android-based app for you.

‘Corporate veil can’t be lifted as matter of routine’

Chennai, March 16 Lifting the corporate veil cannot be done as a matter of routine and certainly the police cannot do that on its own to arrest a company founder, CEO or other directors over a commercial deal, said a legal expert.

Key Indian equity market indices open higher

Mumbai, March 16 After the US Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rate a quarter point for the second time in three months, the Indian equity markets reacted positively and the key indices opened higher on Thursday.

Trump plans to overturn immigration veto in SC

Washington, March 16 US President Donald Trump has said he will go to the Supreme Court to overturn a ruling by a federal judge that blocks his new immigration ban order, a media report said.

Trump slams judge for blocking new travel ban

Washington, March 16 A US federal judge has temporarily blocked the new travel ban raising sharp criticism from President Donald Trump. Trump has blasted the ruling blocking his order as a judicial overreach, a media report said.

Trump’s budget to have major cuts Reports

Washington, March 16 US President Donald Trump intends to roll out his budget blueprint on Thursday - and it will include a 31 per cent reduction to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a 28 per cent cut to the State Department.

Trump blocks Obama-era auto emissions regulations

Washington, March 16 US President Donald Trump blocked some rules on auto emissions and fuel regulations put forward by the former administration, media reports said.