Day: October 5, 2020

India to extend surcharge on taxes on luxury, tobacco products – finance minister

NEW DELHI – India will extend a surcharge on taxes on luxury goods including cars and tobacco products beyond 2022, under plans to help states repay loans raised to meet revenue shortfalls in the current fiscal year, the finance minister said on Monday. “The GST council has approved […]

J&K SSB clarifies that recently issued exam schedule for Accounts Assistant, Class-IV posts is tentative

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 5: Cautioning the gullible candidates against getting misled by some unscrupulous elements spreading misinformation regarding the conduct of exams, the J&K Service Selection Board has clarified that the schedule of examination recently issued by the Board, for Accounts Assistant (Panchayats) and Class-IV posts, is tentative and […]

3 win Nobel medicine prize for discovering hepatitis C virus

STOCKHOLM — Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton jointly won the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide. Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the […]

Infected Trump greets supporters in motorcade outside hospital; his health unclear

WASHINGTON – Doctors treating President Donald Trump for COVID-19 sent conflicting signals about the severity of his condition on Sunday, hours before the president surprised supporters gathered outside the hospital with an impromptu motorcade. Trump, 74, wore a mask as he waved from the back seat of a […]

India’s coronavirus infections rise to 6.63 million

BENGALURU – India’s coronavirus case tally rose by 74,442 in the last 24 hours to 6.63 million on Monday morning, data from the health ministry showed. Deaths from coronavirus infections rose by 903 to 102,685, the ministry said. India’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 […]

MoHUA Joins Hands with Swiggy to Take Street Food Vendors Online Under PM SVANIDHI Scheme

Programme Launched With a Pilot in 5 Cities- Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Indore, and Varanasi Pilot Program by on-Boarding 250 Vendors Across Five Cities Updated and Modified Version of PM SVANIDHI Dashboard Launched TO Benefit Over 50 Lakh Street Vendors DELHI, OCTOBER 5: As a part of Prime Minister […]

Requirement of Minimum Qualifying Service Scrapped for Enhanced Family Pension w.e.f. 01 October 2019

DELHI, OCTOBER 5: As per existing provision, there is a requirement of continuous qualifying service of 7 years for grant of Ordinary Family Pension at enhanced rate to NoK of Defence Forces personnel. Ordinary Family Pension at enhanced rate is calculated @ 50% of last Emoluments and Ordinary […]

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