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Push key reforms: Industry’s budget wish list


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Corporate India Friday urged Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to push forward key reforms such as the introduction of the goods and services tax in ... Read more...

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Delhi’s gets over Rs.2,000 crore from liquor sales


May 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi government collected Rs.2,027 crore from the sale of liquor in fiscal 2010-11, an official said Sunday."There has been in increase of 23 percent ... Read more...

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Marijuana use in California may double if legal: Study


July 8th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Legalizing marijuana could bring down the price of the drug and encourage sales in California, says a new study.The study by RAND Corporation reported that the prices could ... Read more...

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Oz Prime Minister to lose smokers’ votes over hike in cigarette prices


May 1st, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 1 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's intentions might be noble, but he is facing the ire of the Australian working class following a whopping 25 percent increase in ... Read more...

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India’s car sales up 33 percent in February (Second Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Anticipation of a price hike after the budget pushed car sales in India in February this year. A total of 153,845 vehicles were sold as their sales ... Read more...

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Consuming sugary drinks daily ‘increases diabetes risk’


March 6th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): People who consume sugary drinks every day face a greater risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new US study has found.Scientists have found that more Americans now ... Read more...

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Excise duty on large cars up two percent, small cars spared


February 26th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday announced a two percent hike in excise tax on prices of large cars, and sports and multi-utility vehicles in the general ... Read more...

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Liberalise FDI policy in health insurance: Survey


February 25th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The economic survey for the current fiscal has favoured liberalising foreign direct investment (FDI) policies in services like health insurance, rural banking and higher education. "In case of ... Read more...

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Tax on bidi industry suggested to curtail production


February 18th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) In a bid to discourage bidi companies, a non-governmental organisation here Thursday recommended that the bidi industry be brought under excise tax net to make bidi production ... Read more...

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Excise tax collection up 22 percent in August


September 25th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India's excise tax collection in August rose 22.7 percent from the previous month, while customs duty collection improved meagrely from minus 30 percent in July to minus ... Read more...

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Jaipal Reddy seeks zero excise duty on public buses


June 29th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy Monday asked the finance ministry to remove excise tax on public buses and said the government will introduce 15,220 new buses in ... Read more...

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Commercial taxes can be paid online in Goa


February 11th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) Goa will launch 'Cyber Treasury', a state-wide area network that enables entrepreneurs to pay commercial taxes, including value-added tax (VAT), online, state Finance Secretary Udipta Ray said here ... Read more...

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India’s customs and excise tax up to nearly Rs.200 bn


October 16th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India's customs and excise tax rose to Rs.194.21 billion in September, compared to Rs.181.61 billion in the same period last year, said the finance ministry Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Customs, excise duty collection up 9.2 percent


July 14th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's customs and central excise revenue collection shot up to Rs.191.25 billion ($4.4 billion) in June this year against Rs.175.06 billion in the year-ago period, up by ... Read more...

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Canada not marketing itself in India: Tourist body


June 3rd, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 3 (IANS) As the rising fuel prices, high Canadian dollar and the US downturn further dampen the Canadian tourist industry, the nation's top tourism body has called for ... Read more...

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India to meet 2008-09 indirect tax goals: Chidambaram


May 29th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram said on Thursday that India is poised to meet its indirect tax targets for this fiscal year, although target growth in excise ... Read more...

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Stern action against excise evaders: Chidambaram


May 29th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Finance minister P. Chidambaram Thursday warned against organised evasion of excise duty and said stern measures would be taken against such malpractice. "We need to take a ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh clears industrial projects worth Rs.15.4 bn


April 5th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Saturday cleared 19 industrial projects worth Rs.15.4 billion ($389 million). "This also includes a Rs.4 billion Indian Tobacco project to be set up in ... Read more...

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