Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016 brought into force w.e.f 12th October, 2017


A new Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016 which was notified on 22nd March, 2016, has been brought into force with effect from 12th October, 2017. The Act establishes the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as the National Standards Body of India. The Act has enabling provisions for the Government to bring under compulsory certification regime any More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Bitcoin prices cross $5000 mark

Some call it a ponzi scheme, some call it a bubble, some countries try to regulate it but Bitcoin keeps on proving all of them wrong. The virtual currency created a new all time high on 12th October by trading at More...

By newsuttarakhand On Friday, October 6th, 2017

FM announces changes in GST Rates recommended by GST council

As per discussions held in the 22nd GST Council Meeting held under Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister GST RATE FOR FOLLOWING GOODS HAVE BEEN REDUCED   S. No. Chapter/ Heading/ Sub-heading/ Tariff More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, October 5th, 2017

RBI ups inflation projection to 4.2-4.6% during second half of 2017

The Reserve Bank today raised its inflation projection to 4.2-4.6 per cent for the second half of the current fiscal due to firming global oil prices and uncertainty on kharif farm output. RBI in its previous monetary More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Central excise duty on Petrol and Diesel reduced by Rs 2 per Litre effective October 4, 2017

The Government has decided to reduce the central excise duty on Petrol and Diesel by Rs 2 per Litre effective from the October 4, 2017. This measure would help reducing the prices of Petrol and Diesel and giving More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

SBI revises monthly minimum account balance limit

Faced with outcry over levying fees for failing to maintain monthly average balance (MAB) in savings bank account, State Bank of India has slashed charges on non-maintenance of MAB by 20-50% across customer categories. “The More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Nifty scales fresh peak of 10,167.15, Sensex climbs 235 pts

The benchmark Nifty today climbed to new life high of 10,167.15 and the Sensex surged over 235 points in the opening session on fresh capital inflows by foreign funds amid positive global cues. The rally came on More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Toyota cars increase prices upto Rs 1.6 lakh after GST hike

Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced an increase in prices of the Innova, Fortuner, Corolla and Etios effective from September 12, 2017 across all Toyota dealerships. The decision has been prompted by the raise in cess More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Sahara Says Pact Signed For $1.6 Billion Loan On Aamby Valley

Embattled Sahara group yesterday said a Dubai investment fund has agreed to provide a loan of $1.6 billion (over Rs. 10,000 crore) against security of 26 per cent shares of its Aamby Valley project. “Royale More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Uttarakhand gets Rs 280 crore through SCGST

The state has received Rs 280.7 crore in State GST (SGST) in the first return of the file filed by GST (Goods & Service Tax). While the Central GST (CGST) has received revenue of Rs 147.61 crore from the state. More...