Don't make GST procedural nightmare, says Nasscom

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 21:08

Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Nasscom on Wednesday urged the government not to make Goods and Services Tax (GST) procedurally a nightmare for Information Technology services sector.


India Inc welcomes GST Bill with a few concerns

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 20:18

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) As the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday finally took up discussion on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moving it for consideration and passage, industry stakeholders welcomed the move but also expressed some concerns.


Implementing GST is still a long road ahead

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 20:02

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Even after Rajya Sabha's consent to a pan-India goods and services tax regime, vide a Constitution amendment bill, it may still take months before this major indirect tax reform is implemented, experts said, explaining the steps ahead:


HCL reports Rs 2,047 cr profit, growth up by 14.8 per cent

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 20:00

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Global IT services major HCL Technologies Ltd. on Wednesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 2,047 crore for first (April-June) quarter of fiscal 2016-17, registering 14.8 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth.


Philips partners with Amazon for LED TV launch

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 19:30

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) PE Electronics, official brand licence partner of Philips in India, launched its new age content-driven LED TVs here on Wednesday in partnership with e-commerce platform Amazon India.


GST to benefit small, medium enterprises: Amit Mitra

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 19:30

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will benefit micro, small and medium enterprises as it provides for a single-tax system across India, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said on Wednesday.


Timeline: Long journey of GST Bill

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 18:26

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Goods and Service Tax Bill, technically called the Constitutional (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill, 2014, was introduced for discussion in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.


RDP unveils India's most affordable laptop

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 18:16

Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) RDP, a leading IT hardware and mobility devices manufacturing company, on Wednesday announced the launch of its RDP ThinBook ultra slim laptop at Rs.9,999.


Goods and Services Tax: Frequently Asked Questions

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 18:00

The GST is a single indirect tax for the whole nation, which will make India one unified common market. It is a single tax on the supply of goods and services, right from the manufacturer to the consumer.


SBI identifies 7 lakh accounts for providing overdraft facility

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:56

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) The country's largest lender State Bank of India has identified 7 lakh accounts, which were opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), for providing overdraft facility, a top bank official said on Wednesday.