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GST Council plans to take up three contentious laws for discussion; targets 1 July roll-out

GST Council plans to take up three contentious laws for discussion; targets 1 July roll-out
Aiming towards a smooth roll out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from 1 July, the GST Council will look into the three GST laws in its next meeting, scheduled for 18 February. West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra, who also heads the empowerment panel on GST. The session by the Secretaries Panel at CNBC-TV 18 Mint’s ‘Budget 2017: The Verdict’ programme in New Delhi on Thursday evening discussed in detail the GST and its power... 

Turkey to scrap office of prime minister in new system, says minister

Turkey to scrap office of prime minister in new system, says minister
Istanbul: Turkey is to scrap the office of the prime minister in a historic switch under a government-backed proposal for a new presidential system, a cabinet minister said on Thursday. File photo of Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroglu said there would be one and possibly two vice presidents under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the new format, which is expected to be submitted to a referendum next year. “There... 

Donald Trump says he will cancel Paris climate deal if voted to power

Donald Trump says he will cancel Paris climate deal if voted to power
Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said he will cancel the historic Paris climate deal if voted to power as the agreement would cost the US economy USD 5.3 trillion and “skyrocket” electricity prices. Donald Trump. Speaking at an election rally in Florida, Trump said he will create jobs all across America and provide cheaper energy to people, especially farmers. “I believe so much in the environment. Believe... 

Ban Ki-moon greets on India on Independence Day, says UN takes inspiration from it

Ban Ki-moon greets on India on Independence Day, says UN takes inspiration from it
United Nations: The UN takes inspiration from various contributions made by India to the world, including the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violent teachings and the harmony of Yoga, the world body’s Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. In his message to India on its 70th Independence Day, Ban said the occasion also celebrates India’s partnership with the UN. “We are also celebrating India’s... 

Hillary Clinton vows to be president for ‘all Americans’ as she accepts Democratic nomination

Hillary Clinton vows to be president for ‘all Americans’ as she accepts Democratic nomination
Hillary Clinton on Thursday accepted the Democratic Party’s White House nomination, casting herself as a tireless champion of the people and rejecting Donald Trump’s dark picture of America. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaking during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Becoming the first woman to win the nomination of a major political party, Clinton promised to be a president for... 

Post-coup crackdown not over, says Turkey’s PM Binali Yildirim

Post-coup crackdown not over, says Turkey’s PM Binali Yildirim
Ankara: Turkey’s prime minister on Wednesday warned that the crackdown following a failed coup was not over, as authorities issued arrest warrants for dozens of former newspaper staff. Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. A senior minister also revealed that a major army shake-up had been planned just before the putsch; suggesting elements in the military made the dramatic move because they knew they were about to be purged. Since... 

Saudi Arabia bombings: Need collective efforts to fight terrorism, says PM Nawaz Sharif

Saudi Arabia bombings: Need collective efforts to fight terrorism, says PM Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday condemned the terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia which killed at least four security men and has urged for international anti-terror response. “The government and people of Pakistan are deeply shocked and saddened over the terrorist attacks in holy land and share the pain and grief of their Saudi brethren,” Sharif said. The suicide... 

India’s ICBM Agni-V stuck due to technical snag with its battery: DRDO chief

India’s ICBM Agni-V stuck due to technical snag with its battery: DRDO chief
New Delhi: India’s indigenous nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) ¬†Agni-V, which can reach targets as far as Beijing, has been stuck due to a technical snag with its battery and not because of any other considerations, DRDO Chief S Christopher said. The problem is solvable and the next test-firing of Agni-V is expected by the year-end, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief added. Representational... 
 
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