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Aviation turbine fuel should be brought under GST : Suresh Prabhu

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Mangaluru : Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Monday that the problems faced by Jet Airways are owing to a financial crisis and lenders and bankers were trying to sort out the issue with the shareholders. Replying to a question at a press conference the Minister said, “Banks and lenders are working […]

After the introduction of GST, the scope of CA course has been widened: G Ramaswamy

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Mangaluru : CA Students’ two day long conference “Vidwath” organized jointly by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Central India Chartered Accountant Students Association (CICASA) at Townhall, Mnagaluru on 12-12-2018. This Conference will be held on 13-12-2018 also. The President of ICAI G. Ramaswamy while addressing the gathering said, “Though chartered accountant course […]

Last 5 years, beedi industry is wasting away: Mohammed Rafi

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Mangaluru: The situation of ‘beedi’ workers is deplorable and therefore the central and state governments must come together and see to it that the working class is not cheated and provide encouragement to the beedi industry, appealed Mohammed Rafi, Secretary of Canara-Udupi District Beedi Contractor Union. Speaking at a press conference in the city he […]

Want no customs duty on raw cashew: Manufacturers

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Mangaluru: The Karnataka Cashew Manufacturers’ Association, Mangaluru, has welcomed the Union government in its 2018-19 Budget proposing to cut the customs duty on raw cashew from 5 % at present to 2.5 % to encourage cashew processing industry. Secretary of the association M. Tukarama Prabhu told that cashew manufacturers expected complete relief from the customs […]

Govt, political parties must stay out of judicial crisis: PM Modi

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government and political parties must stay out of the unprecedented judicial crisis, gave enough indications that the upcoming Budget may not be populist and asserted his poll slogan of “Congress-free India” was not aimed at eliminating the party politically. In a wide-ranging 75-minute interview to Times […]

CITU stages dharna over price rise

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Udupi: Members of the district unit of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) staged a dharna in front of the Head Post Office here on Wednesday protesting against the increase in the prices of essential commodities. Addressing the protesters here, K. Balakrishna Shetty, vice-president of the district unit of CITU, said that the prices of […]

18% GST on homestays hurts district’s tourism prospects

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Mangaluru: Upset at the 18% GST slab on homestays, those involved in the business have written to the GST Council Secretariat not to tax homestays or reduce the rate chargeable to the bare minimum of about 3% to 5%. City-based Suresh Mathias, a pioneer in this business, said, “The GST rule suggests that all homestays […]

GST, heavy downpour take the fire off cracker sales in Kudla

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Cracker sales have seen a drastic decline this year. From GST to inclement weather, leading dealers of firecrackers in the city have pinpointed at least five factors that have played a major role in the fall in sales. Dinesh Bhandarkar of Ganapathi Bhandarkar and Sons said the main reason was a high GST slab. […]

Petrol pumps to remain closed on October 13

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district Petroleum Dealers Association (DKUPDA) has extended their support to the nationwide strike of dealers on October 13 to press for various demands including better margins and inclusion of petroleum products in the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Briefing media persons here on Tuesday, DKUPDA President Sathish N Kamath said […]

How GST rules have changed since July 1 rollout, more tweaks expected today

Friday, October 6th, 2017
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New delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) was supposed to ease doing business in India – a point that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is believed to have insisted during his meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP president Amit Shah yesterday. Discussing the issues related to GST implementation ahead of GST Council meeting […]

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