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Scared of Aadhaar misuse? Lock your biometrics now

The applicability of Aadhaar is fast becoming mandatory across the board. There are many who are fearful about the possibility of misuse of information linked and stored in connection with Aadhaar. Recently, there have been reports that Aadhaar…

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Vodafone offers extra data to Nokia smartphone buyers

NEW DELHI: Vodafone India, the second-largest telecom operator in the country, has entered into partnership with HMD Global for their newly launched Nokia Android smartphones. The telco is offering data packs on purchase of the recently-launched Nokia 6,…

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GST To Apply On Transaction Value Not MRP, Say Experts

GST would bring down barriers between more than 30 states and territories, unifying the country’s $2 trillion economy and 1.3 billion people into a single market. Just few days before the rollout of the new taxation system, Goods…

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Aadhaar-PAN Linking Must From July 1, Government Notifies Rules

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley through an amendment to tax proposals in the Finance Bill for 2017-18 had made Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns. New Delhi: The government has made it mandatory to link existing Aadhaar numbers…

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7th Pay Commission: Cabinet Approves Recommendations On Allowances

The 7th pay commission examined 197 allowances and recommended abolition of 53 allowances and subsuming 37 in others. The Cabinet today approved the recommendation of the 7th pay commission on allowances including HRA or House Rent Allowance with…

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Vodafone offers Netflix subscription on select postpaid plans

NEW DELHI: India’s second largest mobile operator Vodafone has joined hands with Netflix to offer its Vodafone Red customers up to one year subscription of the internet television network, on select plans. New postpaid customers opting for Vodafone…

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Airtel extends 10GB free data offer for another 3 months

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel, India’s top telco is extending its free data offer, namely Airtel Surprises, for three more months, the company’s chief executive Gopal Vittal said in a mail to postpaid customers. Under this offer, the Sunil…

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GST Effect On Cars: Small Cars To Be Expensive; Luxury Cars To Get Cheaper

Under the current tax structure, a car buyer has to pay excise followed by VAT, infra cess and – in some states – even octroi or green cess. Well, all that is going to change with the new…

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GST effect: Nike, Adidas, Levi’s offer discounts as sales season comes early

GST has brought a fresh wave of sales, with most companies offering discounts as they try to finish off their stocks before the roll out of the new tax system on July 1. The end of season sales…

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7th Pay Commission: Final decision on HRA, allowances for central government employees likely on June 28

Central government employees’ wait for a confirmation of allowance structure under the 7th Pay Commission could end on Wednesday if the Cabinet takes up the issue on its agenda tomorrow. The wait has been endless with repeated delays,…

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