Monday , 18 February 2019
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Taxpayer outreach programme today at GCCI PANAJI: Amrapali Das, principle commissioner of income tax , Basavaraj Hiremath, joint commissioner and A M Pathan, income tax officer  will be   conducting  a taxpayer outreach programme  on  October 31,  at  4 pm  at GCCI convention hall. The outreach programme will be an interactive session aimed at educating the   taxpayers  by creating  awareness and encouraging and assisting them towards voluntary compliance. NT TVS Motor introduces Special Edition TVS Sport for festive season MUMBAI: ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz launches 4 new models

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Mercedes-Benz Counto Motors had the grand launch of 2018 wherein 4 new models were launched in Goa recently in the state of the art showroom at Ribander. The new C-Class Face- lift combine’s unmatched luxury with a progressive design dynamics, unsurpassable luxury appointments, state-of-art multimedia system and uncompromising safety features. The new CLA Urban Sport comes ... Read More »

Plastic-free initiative held at Taleigao

NT NETWORK   PANAJI ‘Go Green’ initiative –  a corporate social responsibility of Group Priority was held on Monday at the hands of Taleigao MLA Jennifer A Monserrate along with the panchayat members of Taleigao at Sao Paulo market, Taleigao. Group Priority aims at promoting non-use of plastic in the village of Taleigao. Their mission is to have cloth bags distributed completely ... Read More »

HC directs ousted Goa State Co-op Union chief to appear before RCS

NT NETWORK   PANAJI High Court of Bombay at Goa has directed the petitioner Ramchandra Mule who has been ousted as chairman of the Goa State Co-operative Union to appear before the Registrar of Co-operative Societies (RCS) on November 2, at 10.30 am. The court has said that the registrar thereupon if the petitioner makes a request to that effect ... Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices cut for 12th straight day

PTI   NEW DELHI The downward slide in petrol and diesel prices continued on Monday after rates were cut by 30-20 paise a litre on softening international oil prices. Petrol price was cut by 30 paise a litre and now costs Rs 79.75 a litre in Delhi, according to a price notification issued by state-owned oil firms. Diesel rates were ... Read More »

India, Japan sign US$ 75 bn currency swap agreement

PTI NEW DELHI India and Japan Monday concluded a USD 75 billion bilateral currency swap agreement, a move that will help in bringing greater stability in foreign exchange and capital markets in the country. The agreement will further strengthen and widen the depth and diversity of economic cooperation between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is visiting Japan, ... Read More »

India’s first engine-less train unveiled

IANS   CHENNAI The Rs 100-crore indigenously developed high-tech, energy-efficient, self-propelled or engineless train was flagged off by Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani here on Monday. Soon after Lohani waved the green flag, the white-coloured train with a dash of blue moved few yards in the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) amid the beating of drums in celebration. Officials said India’s ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

Morajkar term on ZRUCC extended until 2020 PANAJI: Gangaram Morajkar, chairman, consumer affairs committee, GCCI has been re-nominated on the zonal railway users consultative committee (ZRUCC), south western railway, Hubbali, for the years 2018-2020. The re-nomination is by the ministry of railways, Delhi. Improvement of passenger services and facilities provided by railways, opening of new stations, restarting of Vasco-Miraj and ... Read More »

Modi bats for new tech in agriculture sector

PTI   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday inaugurated  the ‘Krishi Kumbh’ in Lucknow as he expressed hope that the event will pave the way for new technology to be imbibed in the agriculture sector. Addressing the event via video conference, he appreciated the Uttar Pradesh government for its efforts in augmenting the procurement of foodgrains. Amid concerns over ... Read More »

RERA: poor implementation poses challenge to home buyers

IANS   KOLKATA More than a year after implementing the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA), the legislation remains a non-starter on the ground in many states, posing a challenge to home-buyers and developers, experts say. Among the states and Union Territories in India, Maharashtra takes the pride of place when it comes to proactive adoption, implementation and integration ... Read More »