Breaking News: India begins its tryst with GST

June 30, 2017

The Indian Government has finally rolled out nation’s biggest tax reform, the Goods and Services Tax (GST). From now, India is unified under one tax system, transforming the indirect taxation landscape in the country. The rollout was announced at the Central Hall of the Parliament, where President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among other dignitaries. The Govt said the GST will benefit all the stakeholders…

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GST to provide richer database: Chief Statistician

June 30, 2017

Chief Statistician of India T.C.A. Anant on Friday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will provide a much richer database than the tax database of the states and the central government. “The GST is much richer database than the tax database of the Centre as well as states, because it simply integrates the two,” he said at an interactive session organised by the Bharat Chamber of Commerce. The…

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Nike argues Gronk's logo too close to Jumpman

4:20 PM ET Nike has fired back at one of its top spokesmen, saying that his logo is too much like that of the Jordan brand. Earlier this month, the shoe and apparel giant filed a formal opposition to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trial and Appeal Board, saying a logo of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in silhouette spiking a football could be confused with its…

June 30, 2017
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Countdown to GST rollout begins; Arun Jaitley says GST new journey for India

June 30, 2017

The launch event for Goods and Services Tax (GST) has begun at the Central Hall of the Parliament. The rollout will be announced in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and other dignitaries. Speaking at the event, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said India is in the process of making history and the new regime will create one tax, one market for one…

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Countdown to GST rollout begins; Arun Jaitley says GST new journey for India

June 30, 2017

The launch event for Goods and Services Tax (GST) has begun at the Central Hall of the Parliament. The rollout will be announced in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and other dignitaries. Speaking at the event, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said India is in the process of making history and the new regime will create one tax, one market for one…

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Breaking down Pacquiao vs. Horn

3:59 PM ET Bernardo Pilatti TV lineup for Top Rank’s “Battle of Brisbane” card on Saturday (9 p.m. ET, ESPN and ESPN Deportes) from Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia: •Welterweights: Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) vs. Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs), 12 rounds, for Pacquiao’s world title•Junior bantamweights: Jerwin Ancajas (26-1-1, 17 KOs) vs. Teiru Kinoshita (25-1-1, 8 KOs), 12 rounds, for Ancajas’ world title•Featherweights: Michael Conlan (2-0, 2 KOs)…

June 30, 2017
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Pacquiao: 'We are still here and not done in boxing'

June 30, 2017

5:01 PM ET Manny Pacquiao has made hundreds of millions of dollars, in large part because of the huge money his numerous pay-per-view fights have generated. ESPN’s Dan Rafael looks at what’s at stake — and what to expect — when welterweight world titleholder Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn meet Saturday night in Australia in front of 60,000 fans. Manny Pacquiao, who faces Jeff Horn in the “Battle of Brisbane”…

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Stone-Throwing Incident In Outer Delhi During Power-Theft Raid, 4 Injured

June 30, 2017

New Delhi: A Delhi police sub-inspector and three BSES employees were injured in a stone-throwing incident by a group of people during a raid to check power theft in Ranhola area of outer Delhi. A team of 15 BSES officials, including three women, accompanied by policemen were carrying out a loss-reduction exercise in Ranhola when the incident occurred yesterday.A case has been registered and two persons have been arrested in…

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Delhi Metro Glitch Adds To Commuters' Woes On A Rainy Day

June 30, 2017

New Delhi: Technical glitches crippled Delhi metro services twice today, piling on the woes of people battling waterlogging and traffic jam across the national capital. Trains on the Violet Line crawled during the morning rush hours due to a signal failure, while services on the Blue Line remained affected for over two hours due to a fault in the overhead wire near Karol Bagh metro station at 2:40 pm.A Delhi…

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IndiGo Flight Evacuated In 60 Seconds In Patna After Smoke Seen In Cabin

June 30, 2017

Patna: An IndiGo flight to Delhi was evacuated at the Patna airport today after smoke was noticed in the cabin by the crew. There were 174 passengers onboard and all are safe. A statement by Indigo says flight 6E-508 was involved in a low speed reject due to suspected engine stall and was then evacuated in 60 seconds. Photos from the runway show the emergency inflatable slides deployed on all…

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