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by | February 01, 2018 | 11:43

He added that the MSME sector has seen formalisation after GST and demonetisation. The Survey pegs current fiscal GDP growth at 6.75 per cent, ahead of the 6.5 per cent which the Central Statistical Office had estimated earlier. This year, tax professionals want to see this rolled out to all companies. The Union Budget of India also referred to as the Annual financial statement in Article 112 of the Constitution of India, 1950 is the annual budget of the Republic of India.

by | February 01, 2018 | 11:39

Virginia Tech police arrested 19-year-old Yunsong Zhao on Monday and charged him with possessing or transporting an assault firearm while not being a US citizen or while not being lawfully admitted for permanent residence to the U.S, according to the arrest warrant.

by | February 01, 2018 | 11:29

The bill must be signed off by the president before entering into law. Although exceptions for "artistic and scientific" activities are included, using the term " Polish death camps" is reportedly enough to land Polish and foreign nationals in jail.

by | February 01, 2018 | 11:28

Two Australian aircraft and one from the US coastguard were combing around 92,000 square km (35,500 square miles) of ocean for the missing liferaft, which was created to hold about 25 people but capable of squeezing on more. Tabai said the vessel was not believed to be carrying mandatory safety equipment such as an emergency locator beacon. The survivors had been adrift for days.

by | February 01, 2018 | 10:18

The boost in his approval rating isn't the only good news for Trump more than a month after he signed his signature tax legislation into law. That is up 10 percentage points from December 2017, when he registered a 32% approval rating - Trump's lowest mark ever in the monthly poll.

by | February 01, 2018 | 10:07

The preemptive strike option advocated by some Trump aides is sometimes referred to the "bloody nose" strategy . In September, the South Korean government reportedly delayed sending an $8 million humanitarian aid package to North Korea after Pyongyang conducted its sixth nuclear test earlier that month.

by | February 01, 2018 | 09:36

The decision was a relief for the Syrians who would have faced the prospect of returning to a fractured country racked with violence if the administration had rescinded their temporary protected status (TPS) when it ran out in March. Syria remains entangled in a bloody civil war with no signs of near-term resolution. It's a huge relief for Syrians, considering that the administration has ended protections for other groups.

by | February 01, 2018 | 09:08

President Donald Trump called on Congress last night to produce legislation that will modernize the nation's infrastructure. Trump speckled his speech Tuesday with national references and more mentions of some variation of "America" than the other addresses analyzed for this piece.

by | February 01, 2018 | 08:47

A public announcement of the not-yet-official trade could be made in the coming days, according to one person with knowledge of the discussions. But while there was apparent demand for Smith, it is still unknown how much better the offer for Smith was compared to the other teams bidding.

by | February 01, 2018 | 08:45

The worldwide development minister then promptly walked out of the chamber to cries of "no" from fellow peers. "During the five years of which it has been my privilege to answer questions from the despatch box on behalf of the Government I have always believed we should rise to the highest possible standards of courtesy and respect in responding on behalf of the Government to legitimate questions of the legislature".

by | February 01, 2018 | 08:40

From visiting a Syrian refugee camp with daughters Shiloh Jolie-Pitt and Zahara Jolie-Pitt, to meeting France's First Lady Brigitte Macron to discuss the Syrian war, to speaking at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Jolie continues to use her public platform and voice for good.

by | February 01, 2018 | 08:40

As part of the plea agreement, any victim impacted by Nassar's abuse is allowed to address the court. Nassar will return to court in MI for sentencing on three additional counts of criminal sexual conduct. USA Gymnastics designated the facility as the US women's national training center in 2001, the same year Martha Karolyi was named national team coordinator .

by | February 01, 2018 | 08:18

Kayla Cuevas and Nisa Mickens were killed in September 2016 by members of MS-13, a gang comprised primarily of Latin Americans. The girls' alleged killers, who were arrested in March along with about a dozen other alleged MS-13 members, are facing murder charges that could result in the death penalty.

by | February 01, 2018 | 08:00

Initial reports from the counting stations said that the Congress is leading with 30,595 votes and 7585 votes in Alwar and Ajmer respectively. Out of 27 Panchayat Samiti, Congress won 16, BJP 10 and Independent 1. Rajputs have been staunch supporters of BJP since its infant days as Jan Sangh. The parliamentary seat witnessed a quadrangular contest with BJP trying to emerge as the prime challenger to the TMC.

by | February 01, 2018 | 07:02

The Khelo India programme has been introduced to revive the sports culture in India at the grass-root level by building a strong framework for all sports played in our country and establishing India as a great sporting nation. The Khelo India School Games will witness the participation of thousands of under-17 athletes from across the nation. For this event Under-17 players have been invited to take part across 16 sports, which are as follows: Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, ...

by | February 01, 2018 | 07:00

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a strong magnitude-6.1 natural disaster has rattled Afghanistan and Pakistan, including the capital cities of both countries. The temblor was felt in the Afghan capital Kabul and the Pakistan capital Islamabad and elsewhere in both countries. Also, this was the first time that the suspects of Afghan Taliban and Haqqani network were extradited to Afghanistan.

by | February 01, 2018 | 06:30

In terms of issues, that covers a lot of territory. The Democrats' DACA amnesty did not include Trump immigration priorities such as funding a wall or serious reform of our illogical legal immigration system. The deal that lawmakers reached Monday has two salutary effects: It separates immigration from appropriations, and it sets up a real, open debate with actual amendments and floor votes on DACA.

by | February 01, 2018 | 05:37

In February, South Korea's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will kick off, and the United States and South Korea will hold off on military drills , a main irritant in relations with the North, until mid March. Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Dongguk University and a security adviser to South Korea's presidential office, says Trump likely saw North Korea's outreach over the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as a clear sign that pressure and sanctions are working.

by | February 01, 2018 | 05:18

The Walker County Sheriff's Office announced last week that it was investigating what happened at the Karolyi Ranch . Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison last week, pleading guilty to seven state charges of criminal sexual conduct.

by | February 01, 2018 | 04:15

Canadian police say that they are in the midst of an "unprecedented" investigation as they search for more victims of an alleged serial killer . McArthur was charged earlier this month with first-degree murder in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman, both reported missing from Toronto's gay village area at separate times previous year.

by | February 01, 2018 | 04:06

Last week, the President implemented a tariff of up to 30 per cent on solar panels made overseas, angering green-energy advocates. As the Post notes, even if Trump submits the draft budget, Congress will likely restore agency funding. Spending for the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is set at $2.04 billion for the current fiscal year, which ends October 1.

by | February 01, 2018 | 04:04

The legal action appeared to be the first filed in accordance with a controversial anti-boycott law passed in 2011 created to encourage civil lawsuits. Following the concert cancellation Lorde was dubbed an anti-Jewish "bigot" in an advert in The Washington Post and heckled at a NY charity gig. Israel says the campaign is vindictive and unjust, actively promoting the country's demise and denying its basic right to exist as a Jewish and democratic state.

by | February 01, 2018 | 03:49

Out there is the South African jungle camp where Tomic was competing for $100,000 for his chosen charity - Ronald McDonald House - on reality show I'm A Celebrity ... On Wednesday, Marshall said he "felt sorry" for Tomic while addressing the topic of depression in sport. Six-time stupendous hammer champion Becker trusted Hewitt would play in Brisbane in the wake of watching in stunningness as the previous world No.1 hit the training court on Wednesday with Australia.

by | February 01, 2018 | 03:07

She said she was unable to confirm that any Palestinians had been hit by gunfire. The number of Israeli attacks have sharply risen since the US President Donald Trump , on December 6, 2017, announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital and relocate the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the occupied city.

by | February 01, 2018 | 02:35

The decision to disclose the financial information is being hailed as a victory for the largest airlines in the US, including American , Delta and United. Emirates and Etihad both declined to comment. While Qatar Airways has not announced any network changes as a result of the move by American, Etihad cited the USA carrier's decision when it announced that it will drop service to Dallas/Fort Worth on 25 March - the day after the codeshare ends.