Taxing the poor, favouring the rich

Pakistan, Nov. 29 -- The shrinking share of direct taxes in overall collection is a serious cause of concern. It is now well-established that there is a direct link between growing poverty in Pakistan... Read More

Farmers stand by demands, Burari offer sees few takers

India, Nov. 29 -- Only a few hundred agitating farmers had, as of Saturday evening, accepted the Delhi Police's offer to continue their stir at a ground in Burari, a day after relentless skirmishes at... Read More

137 cases executed on Land Dispute Resolution Day

Ranchi, Nov. 29 -- As per the directives of Ranchi Deputy Commissioner (DC) Chhavi Ranjan, Land Dispute Resolution Day was observed on November 28 in all the zones of Ranchi district. Zonal Officer, S... Read More

Finance Ministry refute Fitch rating

Sri Lanka, Nov. 28 -- The Ministry of Finance has responded to Fitch Ratings downgrading Sri Lanka to 'CCC'. Issuing a statement the MoF states that Fitch Ratings have failed to recognize the robust ... Read More

As part of new containment strategy, RT-PCR tests for all 'high-risk' residents of Delhi's hot spots

India, Nov. 28 -- As part of a revised policy for containment zones in the city likely to be enforced next week, districts in Delhi may continue with the micro-containment policy in terms of size of s... Read More

Budget 2021 approval means Bersatu-led coalition will win two-thirds in next GE, says Armada chief Wan Fayhsal

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 28 -- Bersatu Youth (Armada) chief Wan Ahmad Fayhsal Wan Ahmad Kamal said the momentum gained after the Bersatu-led Budget 2021 approval meant the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government... Read More

Punjab will get Rs.8,359 Crores through special borrowing window to meet the GST implementation shortfall

New Delhi, Nov. 28 -- Governments of Punjab has communicated acceptance of Option-1 to meet the revenue shortfall arising out of GST implementation. The number of States who have chosen this option ha... Read More

CebuPac Gensan-bound pax to take antigen test before boarding

Manila, Nov. 28 -- Cebu Pacific (CEB) passengers bound for General Santos City must take the free antigen test before boarding, from December 3 to 14 as part of the pilot for the budget carrier's test... Read More

FDI equity inflows increase 15 pc to USD 30 billion during April-Sept 2020

New Delhi, Nov. 28 -- : The FDI inflows in the country during the July-September quarter were US$28.1 billion and the FDI equity inflows during the first half of 2020-21 have shown 15 per cent growth ... Read More

Mission Youth, Government of J&K inks MoUs with BSE to spread financial literacy

Jammu, Nov. 28 -- BSE, Asia's oldest stock exchange, has signed four MoUs with Mission Youth, Government of J&K to spread financial awareness, support economic development, and encourage sustainable l... Read More