Attention electricity consumers! Your meter set to change; Know how you will benefit

December 26, 2018

For electricity consumers, here’s a good news. The government is now planning to make all electricity meters smart prepaid in three years in a bid to cut transmission and distribution losses, says an official statement said. “Ministry of Power, Government of India has decided to make all meters smart prepaid in 3 years from 1st April, 2019. This step is likely to bring revolution in power sector by way of…

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GST rate cut: Movies, monitors, video games to get cheaper in India with tax revision

December 26, 2018

Computer monitors, TV screens, video games, lithium-ion power banks, retreaded tyres, wheelchairs and cinema tickets are among products and services set to get cheaper with their removal from the GST regimes’s highest 28 per cent tax bracket by the GST Council on Saturday, with the industry lauding the latest reductions as a boost for demand. Among the items consumed by the common man, only cement continues to remain, along with luxury and…

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Jet Airways 9-day Christmas offer: Get up to 30% discount on flight tickets; check details

December 26, 2018

New Delhi: Jet Airways, the Naresh Goyal-led air carrier, has come up with Christmas sale under which the airline is offering a discount of up to 30 per cent on domestic and international flights. According to Jet Airways, the 30 per cent discount is applicable on base fare in première and economy on select flights within India and on flights from India across our international network operated by Jet Airways….

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These Items Likely To Get Cheaper On Reduced GST Rates

December 26, 2018

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Saturday cut rates on 23 commonly used items such as TV screens, movie tickets and power banks. The council rationalised the 28 per cent slab by shifting seven items to lower tax rates, thereby leaving only 28 items in the slab. Now, the 28 per cent slab is restricted to only luxury and sin goods, apart…

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Discounts offered on traffic challans in Hyderabad? Cops baffled by WhatsApp fake news

December 26, 2018

Hyderabad: In today’s world, it is very difficult to differentiate between ‘real’ news and ‘fake’ news and another incident that was added to the list of fake news is the circulation of a fake message about ‘50% discount on traffic challans’ in Hyderabad on Sunday. The local police at the Goshamahal police station was left baffled when they were approached by hundreds of vehicle owners. They were there to benefit from…

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