New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Credit card expenses made by employees of an Indian subsidiary for furtherance of business here would come under the purview of Goods and Service Tax (GST) with applicable 18 per cent rate.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Sparking huge concerns, at least 273 persons have been stranded on a drifting barge near the Heera Oilfields at Bombay High Field, around 175 kms from Mumbai, an official said here on Monday.
London, May 17 (IANS) Israel-based researchers have found an online market of fake vaccine and test certificates with over 1,200 vendors in the UK and worldwide on dark web and on instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp, Telegram and Jabber. The vendors on these platforms sell false documents for 25 pound, the media reported.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Government and other public sector undertakings have not received any notice from courts in US and other countries for attachment of any property in pursuance to UK-based energy major Cairn Energy Plc. plea to recover $ 1.2 billion from India being the value of shares that it held in Indian entity which were later sold by the tax department.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) In a heartwarming news amid the gloom brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, a 42-year-old man and his seven-month-old child were reunited with their family in Kolkata after a live streaming on Facebook showed them wandering aimlessly in the Bhowanipur area of the city.
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) Dungarpur, a small Rajasthan town, has scripted a success story by bringing down the Covid death toll by 50 per cent with the proactive approach of panchs, sarpanchs, ward councillors, ANM, village committees and senior officials.
New York, May 15 (IANS) A team of US researchers led by an Indian American scientist has reported the first instance of Covid-19 triggering a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in patient's arms.
New York, May 15 (IANS) Scientists have decoded genes that put certain people at high chances of contracting the virus and developing severe Covid-19.
New York, May 14 (IANS) More investigation is needed to determine the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic, say a team of 18 scientists from Universities in the US, Canada, the UK and Switzerland.
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) Apart from confirming that Hyderabad's iconic Hussain Sagar Lake is teeming with the dreadful coronavirus, researchers have found that the dynamic of viral load in the water serves as an early warning signal of impending pandemic waves.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Friday announced that the first consignment of imported doses of the Sputnik V vaccine that landed in India on May 1 received regulatory clearance from the Central Drugs Laboratory, Kasauli, on May 13.
London, May 14 (IANS) Mixing Covid-19 vaccine doses -- second dose from a different brand than the first -- is safe, but may present more frequent mild side-effects such as a headache, chills or a fever, showed results of a preliminary study published in the Lancet.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Recently Trinanjoy Bhattacharyay, a resident of Behala in the southern fringes of the city, got an SOS early in the morning: "Please help me. My uncle and aunt are dying. Oxygen saturation level has fallen beyond 80." The caller was the couple's nephew who lives in Murshidabad district - nearly 200 kilometres from the city. The couple's only daughter works in Delhi. Bhattacharyay rushed to their home in Tollygunge - some two kilometres from his residence -- only to find the couple gasping for breath.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A new tracker by Cambridge Judge Business School forecasts that the number of new Covid cases in India has peaked, and will see a declining trend over the two-week forecast period to 23 May.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Burmese beauty queen Htar Htet Htet has turned rebel, promising to bring down the brutal military junta in Myanmar or die fighting it.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) At a time when the nation is grappling with a relentless second wave of Covid-19, leading to a huge spike in the number of cases and posing challenges to the healthcare system and the administration, some good samaritans have gone out of their way to reduce the burden of pain and hopelessness among society at large.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The shades of dusk are falling -- it is time to exit this space. But people continue to come in with their dead. The quiet synonymous with a cremation ground is replaced by ambulance sirens, relatives in PPE suits and crackling of burning wood.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) For the first time in 61 days, recoveries outnumbered new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, providing some relief to the country which is reeling under the raging second wave of the pandemic for some time now.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The government has proposed to slash import duties on steel items further bringing it to zero or near zero levels to provide relief to MSMEs, which have been hit hard by the high cost of raw materials amidst the raging pandemic.
Gurugram, May 11 (IANS) Cyber-security researchers on Tuesday red-flagged domains and botnets that have access to the private shopping data of close to 10 crore Indians, allegedly impacting brands like Amazon India, ICICI Bank, Policy Bazaar, Bajaj Finserv via a massive advertising fraud.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Finance Ministry on Monday clarified that the Rs 35,000 crore shown in the budget as demand for grants has actually been used by the Centre to procure Covid vaccines and such grant has several advantages over other forms of funds provided in the budget.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are among the top 10 states that accounted for 73.91 per cent new Covid-19 cases registered in the last 24 hours, said Union Health Ministry's data on Monday.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Even as the recovery of over 500 oxygen concentrators from the famous eatries in Lutyens Delhi has been transferred to the Crime Branch, several prominent people have come on the radar of the Delhi Police, including Navneet Kalra who owns three of those restaurants.
London, May 8 (IANS) Double-mutant variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome SARS-CoV-2 -- B.1.617 -- that has emerged in India, entered certain types of lung and intestine cells with slightly increased efficiency compared with the original wild-type strain, say researchers.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry has issued revised guidelines for home isolation for patients with mild or asymptomatic symptoms.