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Haryana government starts process to amend Cow Slaughter Act 19.12.2014 DNA: Recent Columns
Haryana government has initiated the process for amending the 'Punjab Prohibition of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955' to make its implementation "more effective and deterrent". Stating this on Friday, an official spokesman said that suggestions had been invited from the people, voluntary organisations, cow welfare organisations to make the Act strong and effective. People can send their suggestions by January 6, he said. The state government is committed to with regard to the issue and related suggestions too can be sent, the spokesman added. Report India PTI Chandigarh Haryana cow slaughter religion Hinduism Friday, 19 December 2014 - 7:55pmFriday, 19 December 2014 - ...
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GST Bill introduced in Lok Sabha, to pave way for single tax regime 19.12.2014 DNA: Recent Columns
Aimed at creating a single tax for goods and services across the country, government on Friday introduced the long-pending GST Bill in the Lok Sabha for roll-out of the new regime from April 2016 subsuming various levies like entry tax and octroi. Touted as the single biggest indirect taxation reforms since independence and a "win-win" for Centre and states, the 122nd Constitution Amendment Bill for Goods and Services Tax (GST) was tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after extensive discussions to get states on board by addressing their concerns. "It is expected that introduction of GST will foster a common and seamless Indian market and contribute significantly to the growth of the economy," Jaitley said. A single rate GST will replace central excise, state VAT, entertainment tax, octroi, entry tax, luxury tax and purchase tax on goods and services to ensure seamless transfer and end of "inspector raj" as well as "tax on tax," he said. "It will be single most tax reform after 1947." While liquor has ...
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Sebi did not follow procedure while taking action, allege lawyers representing banned DLF 19.12.2014 DNA: Top News
Banned by Sebi from the market for three years, real estate major DLF argued on Friday before the SAT that the regulator had not followed the Fraudulent and Unfair Trade Practices (FUTP) rules while penalising the company. The Securities Appellate Tribunal is hearing DLF's plea against a Sebi order, passed in October, wherein the company and its six top executives were barred from securities markets for three years due to non-compliance to disclosure norms during its IPO seven years ago. DLF lawyers today concluded arguments. Securities Appellate Tribunal's presiding officer JP Devadhar said it will hear Sebi's arguments from Monday. Advocate Janak Dwarkadas, for DLF, contended that Sebi failed to furnish a post-investigation report under FUTP regulations and did not give DLF opportunity to represent itself, which is mandatory under the law. Sebi, in its June 2013 show-cause notice, had accused DLF of "suppressing facts in the IPO offer document to defraud investors". Advocate JJ Bhat, representing some ...
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Govt tables GST Bill in Lok Sabha 19.12.2014 TOI: India Business
The government on Friday initiated legislation for the much awaited reform of the indirect tax system by tabling the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Lok Sabha.
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Government approves 8.75% interest rate on provident fund deposits for 2014-15 19.12.2014 TOI: India Business
Over five crore subscribers of the EPFO will get 8.75 per cent interest this fiscal on their provident fund deposits - the same rate as the previous year.
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Norms of Corporate Fraud Reporting 19.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Section 143 of Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 13 of Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014 mandates that if an auditor of a company, in the course of performance of his duties as an auditor, encounters an offence involving frauds committed by officers or employees of a company against such company he should immediately report it to the Central Government.
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Bharat Bill Payment System 19.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) proposes to set up anytime anywhere bill payment system under Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS).
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GST bill in Lok Sabha; FM Arun Jaitley says interests of states taken care of 19.12.2014 ET: Policy
The GST Bill, which will bring the "single biggest tax reform since Independence", will be taken up in the next Parliament session, FM Arun Jaitley said.
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Why no CPI(M) leader arrested in Saradha scam case, asks Trinamool Congress 19.12.2014 DNA: Popular News
On the backfoot following the arrest of minister Madan Mitra in Saradha chit fund scam, senior Trinamool Congress leader and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday questioned why the CBI is not arresting CPI(M) leaders during whose rule such companies mushroomed in the state. Those involved in mushrooming of chit fund business in Bengal were now taking out rallies and shedding crocodile tears, Chatterjee said without naming the CPI(M). After meeting Governor K N Tripathi, he said, "The Supreme Court has asked the CBI to investigate the scam. But in the name of investigation, the CBI is arresting only TMC leaders. If they feel that TMC leaders are culprits let them chargesheet them. But the CBI is being used to crush our prestige." "We have said that money should be returned to all people who have lost their deposits since 1980's in chit funds. Why the people under whose rule chit fund business started in state were not arrested?" Chatterjee who was accompanied by other state ...
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Evolve consensus before introducing Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST, Tamil Nadu CM tells Modi 19.12.2014 TOI: India
The Tamil Nadu government on Friday expressed its reservations on the Centre’s move to introduce a Constitutional Amendment Bill on the goods and services ...
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Electricity Act Amendment Bill, 2014 Introduced in Lok Sabha; Changes Aimed at Promoting Competition, Efficiency in Operations and Improvement in Quality of Supply of Electricity 19.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014 was introduced today in the Lok Sabha by the Minister of State (I/c) for Power, Coal and New& Renewable Energy Shri. Piyush Goyal. The amendments will usher in much needed further reforms in the power sector. It will also promote competition, efficiency in operations and improvement in quality of supply of electricity in the country resulting in capacity addition and ultimate benefit to the consumers.
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Antibiotic Content in Chicken Meat 19.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
As per the available information, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a non-government organization, had released a laboratory study on antibiotics in chicken on 30.07.2014. CSE tested 70 chicken samples collected from Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR). Three tissues viz. muscle, liver and kidney from these samples were tested for the presence of six antibiotics commonly used in poultry such as Oxytetracycline, chlortetracycline, doxycyclines, enrofloxacin, ciprofloxacin and neomycin.
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Work Progress on Dedicated Freight Corridor Project 19.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The 1839 Km. long Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) Project from Ludhiana in Punjab to Dankuni in West Bengal has been sanctioned and implementation taken up.
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Treatment to Road Accident Victims and Women in Labour 19.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
‘Health’ is a state subject and it is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments to issue any directive in this regard. However, this Ministry has circulated guidelines for referral of patients in emergency vide this Ministry’s letter C.
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Compulsory Licensing on Patented Drugs 19.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
So far, one Compulsory License has been granted by the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks for the anti-cancer drug containing the compound ‘Sorafenib Tosylate’ which is used for treatment of kidney and liver cancer to a drug manufacturing company, namely M/s Natco Pharma Ltd.
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Toto gets go-ahead from Lok Sabha 19.12.2014 Telegraph: Nation
The Lok Sabha today cleared a bill to regularise e-rickshaws and provide for licences to drive these battery-operated vehicles, with transport minister Nitin Gadkari saying this was the first step towards a "pollution-free India".
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Modi Government may opt to reissue coal ordinance 19.12.2014 ET: Policy
The standoff between the government and the opposition, which threatens to wash out the remaining Rajya Sabha sittings during the ongoing winter session.
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Sensex dances to Fed music 19.12.2014 Telegraph: Business
Snapping five days of losses, the BSE Sensex today rose 416 points to reclaim the 27000-mark after the US Fed said a rate hike was unlikely in the short-term, boosting global markets.
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Venkaiah Naidu quips, use e-ricks, reduce pollution in Parliament! 19.12.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Amid light banter in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu suggested that battery-operated e-rickshaws should be allowed inside Parliament to help reduce ...
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SC orders Rs 10 lakh interim compensation for the kin of Manipuri girl 19.12.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The Supreme Court directed the Centre to give an interim compensation of Rs 10 Lakh to the kin of Manipuri girl Thangjam Manorama Devi who was allegedly raped and killed by Assam Rifles jawans in ...
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