GST rates divided into 4 slabs; education, healthcare exempted; No decision on Gold


The GST (Goods and Services Tax) Council on Friday finalised tax rates for services. Education and healthcare have been exempted from the GST regime. “India has finalised four tax rates that will apply to services including telecoms, insurance, hotels and restaurants under a new sales tax which should be rolled out on July 1,” Finance Minister More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, May 15th, 2017

HDFC, ICICI lower Home Loan rates

ICICI Bank Ltd, India’s largest private sector bank, on Monday slashed interest rates by up to 30 basis points for borrowers availing home loans up to Rs30 lakh. Mortgage leader Housing Development Finance Corp. More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Snapdeal-Flipkart deal may distribute Rs 193 crore among employees

Sale of a company often leaves employees high and dry, but not in the case of Snapdeal that may offer a Rs 193 crore bonanza to its staff if the homegrown e-commerce firm is taken over by larger rival Flipkart. According More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Sensex, Nifty hit lifetime highs on normal monsoon forecast

Markets soared to record highs in late morning trade today on widespread buying spurred by forecast of a normal monsoon amid positive global cues. The BSE Sensex zoomed 264 points to quote at an all-time high of More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, May 8th, 2017

SBI cuts affordable home loan rates by up to 0.25%

India’s largest lender SBI on Monday announced a steep interest rate reduction of up to 25 basis points for affordable housing loans, offering 8.35 per cent to new women borrowers. Under the new government More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Bitcoin prices reach all time high; $1600 dollar mark in sight

The price of bitcoin has been on a roll recently, continuously hitting new highs in the past few trading sessions. It broke past the USD 1,500-mark in trade Thursday to make its next record high of USD 1,540, as More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Amazon to add 7 new warehouses in India, hire 4,000 people

 E-commerce giant Amazon continues to aggressively expand its operations in the country with the addition of seven new warehouses, a move that will provide employment to about 4,000 people. The US-based company, More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Real Estate Act comes into force from today; A new era begins, says the Government

Regulation of real estate sector becomes a reality ending nine year wait Ending the nine year long wait, regulation of real estate sector involving over 76,000 companies across the county becomes a reality from More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Sensex, Nifty reach all time highs on fund inflow, Asian cues

The BSE Sensex shot up by over 128 points to 30,071.61 and the NSE Nifty scaled 9,343.15 — both lifetime highs — in opening trade today on sustained buying by retail investors amid high foreign fund More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

BSNL comes up with 270 GB data plan to counter JIO’s ‘De Dana Dan’ offer

BSNL announced three new plans in the price range of Rs. 333 to Rs. 395, offering daily internet data usage limit of up to 3 GB and unlimited calling for 90 days. In the ongoing battle on tariff wars state-run Bharat More...