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Arun Jaitley said the  GST Council has decided to reduce the tax on 27 items. 22 GST Council meeting was held on Friday made sensational decisions on the tax to provide relief to small firms and exporters. The latest news announcement comes after three months implementation of GST. The tax reduction on 27 items is the major point in this meeting. GST gives relief to small traders. Arun Jaitley said we gave relief to small, medium businesses and traders by reducing tax and payments.

The GST council decided to give the option to taxpayers to avail of the so-called Composition Scheme if their turnover is less than Rs 1 crore. GST panel decided that exporters should pay the tax 0.1%. The Council decided to clear all tax refund claims of exporters for July by 10 October and for August by 18 October. E-way bill to be implemented from April 1, said the finance minister.

Reduced GST rates on different items:

GST rate reduced from 12 to 5 percent on unbranded ayurvedic medicines, unbranded namkeen. GST on man-made yarn will be reduced from 18 to 12 percent. GST rate on marble and granite on some stationery items, diesel engine parts has been reduced to 18% from 28%.

GST on food packets which given to children reduced to 5 percent from 12%. GST onReal Zari reduced from 12 percent to 5 percent. The council decided to cancel the GST notification on mandatory of Aadhar on buying gold jewellery. GST on Khakra and plain chapati/roti reduced from 12 percent to 5 percent.

GST on waste, parings or scrap,Plastic waste, parings or scrap reduced from 18 percent to 5 percent. Biomass briquettes will be reduced to 5% from 18%.

All synthetic filament yarn, such as nylon, polyester, acrylic, all artificial filament yarn, such as viscose rayon, Cuprammonium reduced from 18 percent to 12 percent.

Plain Shaft Bearings will be reduced to 18 percent from 28 percent. Poster Colour has been reduced from 28 percent to 18 percent.

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Maharashtra Farmers withdraw protest: Gov agrees to demands




It is not easy for the Indian farmers to be identified for their protests. But in Maharashtra farmers were successful in bringing down the government to agree their demands. Over 35,000 farmers who started a long rally on March 6 and walked 185 kilometres from Nashik to Mumbai to meet the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

For not to cause any disturbance to the public the farmers have decided to march at night Their protest finally ended on a positive note. On Monday evening Maharashtra government announced that they have agreed most of the farmers’ demands including the right to forest land and waiver of loans. So that farmers have decided to withdraw their protest as the government agrees to their demands.

Thousands of farmers across Maharashtra started a long march from Nashik and reached Mumbai to voice their demands includes a complete farm loan waiver, implementation of  M.S. Swaminathan Commission report, transfer of forest lands to tribal farmers, higher rate for what they produce, securing land rights under the 2006 Forest Right Act.

Most of the opposition parties like Congress, NCP, MNS, and Shiv Sena leaders have supported the farmers and their protest against the government.

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray said that I don’t see the red flags, I saw their red blood which is the same as ours, whichever the flag they carry, whoever their political hero government has to hear them. It is unfortunate to be insensitive to those who feed us and put ideological cages on them.

Rahul Gandhi tweeted the Congress party stands with the farmers and tribals marching to protest against the Central and state governments. ” I appeal to PM Modi and the CM to not stand on ego and to accept their just demands he added.

The farmers were led by the All India Kisan Sabha, and the government has arranged a special train for the farmers to go to their homes.




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Irrfan Khan diagnosed with rare disease Neuroendocrine Tumour



Irrfan Khan

51-year-old actor Irrfan Khan has revealed about his health condition. Few days ago he told that he is suffering from a rare disease. He said that he has been diagnosed with a rare disease called a neuroendocrine tumour. He wrote on Twitter soon he will share the details about the disease.

Earlier this month Irrfan Khan tweeted about his disease and said he is going out of the country for the treatment. He requesting all his fans to continue sending their wishes. NEURO is not always about the brain it is not easy to search for the disease and to know about the disease on google.

Irrfan begins his statement with a quote by Margaret Mitchell — “Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect.  “The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about.  Learning that I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndrocine Tumour as of now has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope.

The journey of this is taking me out of the country, and I request everyone to continue sending their wishes. As of the rumours that were floated NEURO is not always about the brain and googling is the easiest way to do research.  To those who waited for my words, I hope to be back with more stories to tell.”

Irrfan Khan tweeted on March 5 “Sometimes you wake up with a jolt with life-shaking you up. The last fifteen days, my life has been a suspense story. Little had I known that my search for rare stories would make me find a rare disease,” I have never given up and have always fought for my choices and always will.

My family and friends are with me and we are working it out the best way possible. In trying time, please don’t speculate as I will myself share with you my story within a week – ten days when the further investigations come with a conclusive diagnosis. Till then wish the best for me.



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