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Gadkari for cut in GST on hybrid cars 25.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that he will urge Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to bring down the GST rate on hybrid vehicles and other automobiles that run on alternate fuels. Under the GST rates announced last week, hybrid cars, which are considered eco-friendly, are slated to attract a 15% cess over and above peak rate of 28%, same as those of large luxury cars and sports utility vehicles (SUVs). The automobile industry has expressed concern on the high rate on hybrids stating it would put a spanner in the wheels of government plans to promote green vehicles. At present hybrid vehicles attracts excise duty of 12.5% with an effective overall tax rate of 30.3%. "I will be meeting Arun Jaitley soon to request that tax slabs for vehicles run on ethanol, bio diesel, bio CNG should be reduced. I will also request him to reduce tax rate on hybrid vehicles," Gadkari said. Karnataka writes to FM Ministers at the Centre are not the only ones seeking relief. Karnataka ...
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Modi, high court, tea, chocolate... this is what this tribe names its newborns 25.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Fishing ban fromJune 1 to July 31 25.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
The State government has issued orders banning mechanised fishing activities in the coast for a period of 61 days — June 1 to July 31.The order was issued to facilitate breeding of aqua fauna as well ...
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Shot in the arm for Health Sutra 25.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Ankur Capital, Hyderabad Angels to invest in Fountainhead Foods
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India Ratings for Indian debt instruments – May 24 24.5.2017 Sify Finance
May 24 (Reuters) - Below are the ratings awarded by India Ratings and Research Private Ltd (India Ratings), formerly known as Fitch Ratings India for local debt instruments as of May 23,
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Sana-di-ge, where Delhiite gets a taste of West Coast cuisine (Foodie Trail-Delhi) 24.5.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Delhi is a melting pot of people from across the country but only in recent years have its residents become more experimental when it comes to food.
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'Tur Granary' tag likely for 12 districts 23.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Law Minister T B Jayachandra has said the government is considering giving 'Tur Granary' tag to 12 districts of North Karnataka which have been growing tur in large quantities. He was speaking to reporters after attending a meeting of the Cabinet sub-committee on stabilisation of tur price. He said the Punjab government has given the 'Rice Bowl' tag to places which grow large quantities of paddy. In addition, it has given special facilities to these places. Similary, the Karnataka government is providing special incentives to farmers who grow tur. A policy needs to be framed to encourage this, he added. To provide free tur of 1 kg to each BPL family through the public distribution system, a sum of Rs 1,100 crore is required. This needs to be discussed in the Cabinet meeting, he added. Jayachandra said even villagers are suffering from diabetes and anaemia. "People need protein-rich food. Tur can help as a good supplement," he said. The state has witnessed bumper production of tur this year. About 31 lakh ...
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Have your ‘pick’ of fresh mangoes 23.5.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
If you want to eat mango, either you reach the shelf of the supermarket or the neighbourhood vegetable vendor for buying it. How about plucking mangoes from the trees in a farm of a grower, and buyi...
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Sugarcane FRP: CCEA may clear tomorrow Rs 25 per quintal hike for 2017-18 23.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Food ministry has proposed a sugarcane FRP of Rs 255 per quintal for the 2017-18 season
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Rajasthan bats for super-grain quinoa 23.5.2017 HBL: Agri-biz
Crop gets ₹50,000 to ₹1 lakh per quintal
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Officer could be victim of foodgrain mafia, says Shobha Karandlaje in letter to CM Yogi 23.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The mysterious death of Karnataka cadre IAS officer Anurag Tewari has taken a political turn, covering two states and two parties, with the CBI stepping in to probe the case.
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‘Expedite Bennethora canal modernisation work’ 23.5.2017 Hindu: News
Maintain quality of work, Minister Sharanprakash Patil tells officials
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Tur dal to be part of PDS 21.5.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
The State government will introduce de-husked red gram or tur dal in the food packet distributed to the poor through ration shops. Though the idea is old, the move has been spurred by the recent proc...
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Bengaluru receives heavy pre-monsoon rainfall 21.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Bengaluru on Saturday night received torrential pre-monsoon rain coupled with high speed squall winds. According to Indian Meteorological Centre, Bengaluru recorded a heavy rainfall of over 4 cm in l...
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Despite growing demand of chocolate, India imports most of its Cocoa 21.5.2017 ET: Food
In India, cocoa is grown primarily as an intercrop in Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala, as the tree requires about 40-50 per cent shade.
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Good pre-monsoon showers in state; more expected from May 24 20.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Karnataka, which has had two consecutive years of drought, has been receiving good pre-monsoon showers in May. The state may receive widespread rain from May 24. The state, on the whole, from January to May 20, has received normal rainfall. The average rainfall for the state is 92 mm, while the actual rainfall received was 93 mm, according to Dr G S Srinivasa Reddy, director, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre. Among the four divisions in the state, it is South Interior Karnataka comprising 11 districts which received more than the normal rain from the beginning of May. While the average rainfall for the region is 29 mm, it received 34 mm during this period. Of the 11 districts in the region, it is Kolar which received the highest rainfall in the past two weeks. The average rain the district receives during this period is 45 mm but it received 87 mm this year. The next highest rainfall was recorded at Ramanagaram district, which received 74% more rains than the average of 72 mm. Both ...
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Karnataka receiving good rains, monsoon may arrive early 20.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
After two consecutive extensive drought, Karnataka is receiving  a good pre-monsoon showers this year in the month of  May. The state may receive wide spread rains from May 24.The state, on the whole, from January to May 20, has received normal rainfall. The average rainfall should have been 92 mm, while the actual rainfall received was 93 mm, according to Dr G S Srinivasa Reddy, Director, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre.Among the four divisions in the state, it is the South Interior Karnataka comprising 11 districts which has received more than the normal rains from the b
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Australia, US new markets for Karnataka mangoes 20.5.2017 ET: Agriculture
The Corporation in-charge of marketing the fruits would export 200 to 300 tonnes of mangoes this year to the US which was turning out to be a good market with potential.
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Australia, US new markets for Karnataka mangoes 20.5.2017 deccanherald.com
After West Asia and Europe, Australia and USA have been emerging as the new market for mangoes grown in the state, Karnataka Mango Development and Marketing Corporation managing director Kadire Gowda said today. Interacting with reporters at the venue of the mango-jackfruit festival which began here, Gowda said importers in Australia had sought 200 tonnes of mangoes from the state for the first time this year, while the demand for Karnataka mangoes had risen from 100 tonnes last year to 200 tonnes now. He said the Corporation would export 200 to 300 tonnes of mangoes this year to the US which was turning out to be a good market with potential. Three schemes had been introduced by the Corporation to promote mango marketing, he said. Online trading, marketing mangoes on wheels in residential areas in Bengaluru and mango picking tourism were the schemes conceived, he added. "Mango picking tourism" was a scheme in which consumers would be taken to mango orchards in Bengaluru in a KSRTC bus for picking ...
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Australia, US new markets for Karnataka mangoes 20.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The demand for Karnataka mangoes had risen from 100 tonnes last year to 200 tonnes now
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