GST will be consumer-friendly, healthcare, education to be exempted: Jaitley

The Council made a decision to keep 81% of a total of 1,211 items at the modal tax rate of 18% or below. It was expected that the Council will also finalise tax rates for gold, gold jewellery itself but it has put the decision on hold till its next... More..

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Bengaluru: 76 industries shut for polluting Bellandur lake
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Bengaluru: 76 industries shut for polluting Bellandur lake

We had given closure notices to 76 industries a week ago and threatened to cut power and water supply if they did not close their units. On Thursday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in Delhi directed Karnat...More..

Baby Goat Born with One Eye Baffles Villagers in Assam
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Baby Goat Born with One Eye Baffles Villagers in Assam

The newborn doesn't have eyelids or eyelashes, plus it has several missing teeth. A one-eyed goat born in the Indian state of Assam is getting global attention after surviving far longer than anyone anticip...More..

'Relay for Life' hosts event in Agawam
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

'Relay for Life' hosts event in Agawam

Each team is asked to have a member on the track at all times to signify that cancer never sleeps. At the end of the day, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Whiteside County had raised $11,423. 2...More..

Amber Alert Issued Out of San Francisco
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Amber Alert Issued Out of San Francisco

It was unclear when the boy was due back and "could be anywhere right now", officials said. The suspect is Jason Lam, the child's father. He has black hair and brown eyes. Investigators learned Friday that Lam ...More..

Russian Federation investigation IDs White House official
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Russian Federation investigation IDs White House official

In response to the story the White House said that Mr Comey's "grandstanding" and "politicising" of the Russian inquiry hurt diplomatic efforts with Moscow. With Trump only eight percent of the way through it...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Cigarette packaging gets a make-under as plain boxes become standard

According to a research study on tobacco taxation in Pakistan conducted by the FBR, World Bank, University of Toronto, Johns Hopkins University, University of IL at Chicago and other institutes, a uniform speci...More..

Will Someone Please Adopt This 'Utter Bastard Of A Cat'?
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Will Someone Please Adopt This 'Utter Bastard Of A Cat'?

Mr Biggles - or "Lord Bigglesworth" - is described as "gorgeous" with "slinky shiny black fur and big yellow eyes" in the adoption ad. The introduction really says it all . "Are you that one special person f...More..

Top newspaper calls on Brazil leader to quit
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Top newspaper calls on Brazil leader to quit

The country's Bovespa stock index fell in Sao Paulo trading by about 10.5 percent, forcing a temporary trade stop for stocks. Brazil's currency, the real, lost 8 percent of its value against the US dollar, ac...More..

Duterte bans public smoking in Philippines, asks citizens to help
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Duterte bans public smoking in Philippines, asks citizens to help

It disallows minors to smoke, sell, or buy cigarettes or any other tobacco products. Duterte imposed a similar smoking ban in the city of Davao in 2002, during his 22-year tenure as mayor. Aquino III, had sig...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

"Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay says she's engaged

The other women? Well, they're more in the toss-up category, and in between this and The Bachelor: The Women Tell All , there aren't many other occasions to state your case. Online does have a bio for each a...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Caffeine-induced cardiac event kills SC teen

Davis' autopsy showed no undiagnosed heart conditions, and that he had no conditions that could have been triggered by the extra caffeine intake. Cripe died of a "caffeine-induced cardiac event causing a prob...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Motorist charged in deadly Times Square sidewalk crash

The deadly rampage on Thursday started after the driver allegedly made a U-turn, then steered the auto into the packed sidewalk where it rammed dozens of pedestrians for a three block stretch. Rojas is accused ...More..

Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

Weiner pleads guilty to transferring obscene material to a minor and will register as a sex offender. The disgraced former congressman has been under federal investigation for having allegedly exchanged sexua...More..

Chunky monkey put on diet
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Chunky monkey put on diet

The typical macaque weighs in at roughly 9kg, but when officials managed to get Uncle Fat onto a scale, they were shocked to see he weighs 26kg. Dubbed "Uncle Fat" by social media followers who began circulat...More..

Pit bull will begin stint as Ohio police K-9
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Pit bull will begin stint as Ohio police K-9

Leonard is being trained as a single-purpose K-9, meaning he searches for narcotics, and is not meant for aggression or apprehension of suspects, the chief told WCMH . An Ohio pit bull on the verge of being eu...More..

Donohoe murder suspect held in NY
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Donohoe murder suspect held in NY

The man, who is in his twenties, is being held at a federal immigration prison in New Jersey, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has confirmed. It is believed that a former associate of the man, who is no...More..

Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school-age children
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Italy makes 12 vaccines mandatory for school-age children

Vaccines against measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox and meningitis, which were previously only recommended, will now become mandatory, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said . Over the years, such a move "has l...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

To keep raking in the profits, AT&T has ruthlessly pursued subcontracting of call center work. "We are what help make AT&T the company that it is and, I think, that will get our message across", said Travis...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Alliance Data Systems (ADS) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Most recently, Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS ) posted actual earnings of $3.64 per share against the $3.64 Zacks consensus estimate. Qvt Financial Lp bought 44,638 shares as the company's stock r...More..