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GST rate cut: Know all items which will be more affordable from Nov 15

GST rate cut: Know all items which will be more affordable from Nov 15

In a big relief to the consumers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while briefing on the 23rd GST Council meet on Friday announced the GST rate cut on a number of....

Global retailer Alibaba’s Single Day Fest fetched $12 Billion in two hours

Global retailer Alibaba’s Single Day Fest fetches $12 billion in 2 hours

The event 11/11 brings good news for online shopping retailer, Alibaba, as their Single’s day shopping extravaganza has managed to fetch $12 billion in just 2 hours and has already....

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba kicks off the global shopping fest

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba kicks off the global shopping fest

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Saturday kicked off its ninth edition of the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, its annual sales event. Held on China's Singles' Day, which falls on November....

23rd GST Council meeting highlights: 178 items to get cheaper from Nov 15; 10 key takeaways

23rd GST Council meeting highlights: 178 items to get cheaper from Nov 15; 10 key takeaways

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday addressed the addresses a press conference in Guwahati, Assam and announced the major decisions taken in the 23rd GST Council meeting. Ever since the Goods....

GST rate on 178 items slashed from 28% slab to 18 %; 10 points

Find out what now costs less after slash in GST rate from 28% to 18% on 178 items

Coming as an important development and relief for people in this country, GST rates on a number of items have been slashed which will result in further lowering the cost....

Flipkart takes plunge into smartphone market with launch of Billion Capture+; price, specs, availability and everything else you must know

Billion Capture+ smartphone launched by Flipkart; price, specs, availability and everything else you must know

E-commerce giant Flipkart has taken a plunge into the smartphone market with the launch of Billion Capture+ with dual-rear cameras. The phone is part of the Flipkart's private label brand Billion....

Connectivity still remains a major issue of contention in India-Asian Summit

Connectivity still remains a major issue of contention in 15th India-Asean Summit

The Asean Summit was planned as a seamless connect between India and its Southeast Asian neighbours, a motor-able highway through the northeast to Myanmar and beyond to Thailand that would....

Apple hiring more diverse workers but not women

Apple hiring more diverse workers but not women

When it comes to gender equality, Apple has a long way to go. According to the company's annual diversity report only about a third of its employees are women. The....

23rd GST council meet: Expect over 200 items of daily use to get cheaper; 10 points

23rd GST Council meet: Expect over 200 items of daily use to get cheaper; 10 points

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with other senior leaders and representatives of all the states held the GST Council meeting in Guwahati on Thursday evening to decide the next array....

FM Arun Jaitley to head GST Council meeting today; here is what to expect

FM Arun Jaitley to head GST Council meeting today; here is what to expect

GST Council spearheaded by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is set to conduct its 23rd meeting on Thursday and Friday. The Council is likely to amend the tax rules and address....

Linkage of Aadhaar with insurance policy now mandatory

Linkage of Aadhaar with insurance policy now mandatory

After bank accounts and mobile numbers, you will have to link your insurance policies mandatorily with your Aadhaar number. The directive has been issued by IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory and Development....

Demonetisation anniversary: CBI probing 84 post demonetisation currency exchange cases

Demonetisation anniversary: CBI probing 84 post demonetisation currency exchange cases

The CBI announced on Wednesday - the first anniversary of demonetisation - that it had lodged 84 cases relating to exchange of old high-valued currency in various departments like banks,....