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GST Council may reconsider steep levy on hybrid cars next week

GST Council may reconsider steep levy on hybrid cars next week

The GST Council may reconsider the proposed 43 per cent tax on hybrid cars at its meeting next week after the auto industry voiced disappointment over the steep rate hike.…

Xiaomi Redmi 4 goes on sale in India

Xiaomi Redmi 4 goes on sale in India

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has launched its smartphone Redmi 4 in India on Tuesday. Xiaomi Redmi 4 is going to be available in three variants – 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage,…

TVS Scooty Zest 110 Matte series launched; priced at Rs 48,038

TVS Scooty Zest 110 Matte series launched; priced at Rs 48,038

Teased a few days ago, the TVS Scooty Zest 110 has just been launched with the new Matte series. The new variant gets a host of new aesthetic updates and…

RBI refuses to disclose list of loan defaulters

RBI refuses to disclose list of loan defaulters

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has refused to make public the list of loan defaulters with public sector banks despite an order of the Supreme Court in 2015 to…

Paytm starts payments bank; offers 4% interest, cashbacks

Paytm starts payments bank; offers 4% interest, cashbacks

Targeting 500 million customers by 2020, digital payments firm Paytm on Tuesday launched its payments bank with 4 per cent interest rate and cashbacks on deposits, zero fees on online…

Stop charging premium from Asian buyers: India to OPEC

Stop charging premium from Asian buyers: India to OPEC

India once again asked oil cartel OPEC to stop charging premium from its Asian buyers saying oil producers should not subsidise others at the expense of countries like India. Reiterating…

Entertainment, cable, DTH to attract lower taxes under GST

Entertainment, cable, DTH to attract lower taxes under GST

Taxation on entertainment, cable and DTH services shall come down under the Goods and Services Tax regime as the ‘entertainment tax’ levied by states has been subsumed in the GST,…

Smartphones, cement to cost less under GST

Smartphones, cement to cost less under GST

The Union government said that the GST, scheduled to be rolled out from July 1, is set to benefit consumers as tax incidence on smartphones, medical devices and cement will…

Jaguar XE Diesel launched at Rs 38.25 lakh

Jaguar XE Diesel launched at Rs 38.25 lakh

Jaguar has launched the 2.0-litre diesel variants of the XE in India at a starting price of Rs 38.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This new diesel engine now accompanies the older…

Food items to be cheaper under GST: Minister

Food items to be cheaper under GST: Minister

Most of the food items will be cheaper as the GST rate on them has been kept within 5 per cent range, Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said. The Goods…