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GST Council met 30 times, took 918 decisions in 2 years: Finance Ministry

The all-powerful GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, has met 30 times and taken 918 decisions related to laws, rules and rates for the new tax regime within a span of just over two years, the Finance Ministry said Sunday. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, which comprises state finance ministers and Union Minister of State in ... Read More »

Steve Bannon removed from National Security Council

President Trump’s controversial chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, was removed from the National Security Council on Wednesday, Fox News confirmed. Bannon was put on the NSC’s “Principals Committee” as a check on former National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn to make sure Flynn carried through with a directive to depoliticize the NSC, a senior administration official told Fox News. “[Obama ... Read More »

British Council to promote education, culture in Bihar

For the sake of promoting and spreading awareness regarding education and culture, the British Council India has decided to enter into a long-term collaboration with the Bihar government. The BLISS programme is being jointly funded by the DFID and the British council and will come to an end in March 2017. In addition, the British Council India Director has launched ... Read More »