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GST Rate Finder App Launched For Android Users, iOS Version Soon

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The app has been developed by the Central Board of Excise and Custom (CBEC). The aim of the app is to increase awareness of the GST rates. Apart from the mobile application, the " GST Rates Finder " section has been uploaded on the online portal cbec-gst.gov.in to help taxpayers know applicable GST rate on their supplies. Read More »

Jerry Brown one-ups Trump on climate change with G20 announcement

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Speaking to over 12,000 environmental activists in Hamburg, California Gov. "We in California and in states all across America believe it's time to act", Brown will say. "California will resist because his effort is misguided". The Global Citizen Festival was attended by thousands of people and featured remarks from Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Argentina President Mauricio Macri. Read More »

More Hit And Miss Storms To Dodge This Weekend

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As the showers come into the region from the west, there may still be a little energy left to boost a "run of the mill" storm to a strong cell - perhaps with an isolated wind gust approaching 50-60 miles per hour. Along the stalled boundary, scattered showers and storms will develop Sunday afternoon, mainly for areas along and east of I-95. The cold front will clear the state in the predawn hours Wednesday morning and high pressure will build into the region. Read More »

Podesta doubles down on Trump criticism with WaPost op-ed

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President Donald Trump on Friday took another swipe at 2016 rival Hillary Clinton with a tweet packed with inaccuracies and a dubious claim. "Trump: " Everyone; at #G20 is talking about Podesta Trump aides: 'I have no idea what he's talking about", Colin Jones wrote above this Daily Beast quote from Trump aides. Read More »

Hawaii challengers seek to block Trump travel ban again in appeals court

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The Government has been directing US consulates and refugee processing organizations to deny entry to foreign nationals against whom the Supreme Court held the Order "may not be enforced"-including individuals whose grandparents and other close relatives live in the United States, and numerous refugees with extensive connections to USA entities". Read More »

Mahendra Dhoni turns 36, birthday wishes pour in 'Mr. Helicopter'

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In March 2013, Dhoni became the most successful Indian Test captain when he eclipsed Sourav Ganguly's record of 21 victories from 49 Tests. Twitter is flooding with wishes and everyone is wishing him in their unique way. So vote for your favourite wicketkeeper-batsman in cricket history. In fact, days before World Cup, 2015 when the Dhoni-led team was busy practising in Australia, Dhoni's wife gave birth to their first child. Read More »

Man Armed With Knives Attempts To Reach Ivanka In Trump Tower

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The New York Police Department says that Adames Benitez , a 52-year-old man from the Bronx, claimed to be there to discuss Trump's clothing line, ABC reports . He has since been taken into custody by the NYPD and Secret Service agents, and is facing several charges. Two months later, a woman hopped a bike rack near the White House and attempted to scale the fence, but Secret Service agents arrested her before she succeeded . Read More »

United Nations chief: Talks to reunify Cyprus collapse

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Turkish soldiers were sent onto the island in 1974 after a far-right Greek nationalist coup led by Nikos Sampson, an extremist who had threatened to kill or expel all Turkish Cypriots. "This position could not be accepted in a referendum", the source said. The northern third, inhabited by Turkish Cypriots, is under the control of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, which is recognised only by Ankara . Read More »

Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded

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Some of them have already been recovered and sent to a local forensic center. Five municipal police officers were wounded in that confrontation, The New York Times reported . A February brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico resulted in 49 inmates being killed, Mexico's deadliest prison melee in years. Read More »

Leeds confirm capture of ex-Newcaslte man Anita

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Anita is one of four new faces at Elland Road this summer, following the captures of Mateusz Klich , Madger Gomes and Felix Wiedwald , whilst Leeds have also completed the permanent transfers of Hadi Sacko and Pontus Jansson , who were on-loan last season. Read More »

Truck stopped at gate to Air Force base over explosives fear

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Thursday, and the Massachusetts State Police bomb squad was called a short time later. The Massachusetts State Police bomb squad is investigating, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is aiding. Hanscom Air Force Base is located predominantly within Bedford, Massachusetts, with portions extending into the adjoining towns of Concord and Lincoln. Read More »

United Kingdom police arrest man in connection with Manchester attack

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In the days after the attack, police arrested 22 people on suspicion of terrorism offenses and said they had rounded up a large part of Abedi's network. The attack, which killed 22 people and left 250 injured, also damaged the venue's foyer area. Flowers and messages for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack are seen in central Manchester, Britain May 23, 2017. Read More »

Massachusetts Sues Betsy DeVos Over Student Loan Protections

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, who is leading the suit , said in a statement that DeVos had "sided with for-profit school executives against students". "Fraud, especially fraud committed by a school, is simply unacceptable", DeVos said in a June statement. But last month DeVos delayed their implementation and launched an effort to rewrite them, arguing they were unfair to students and schools while putting taxpayers at risk for "significant costs". Read More »

State Capitol On Lockdown After Hazmat Situation Delays House Veto Override Vote

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A woman also had been seen being led out of the House gallery in handcuffs a short time before session was set to begin. The substance tested negative for biological agents, Helmerichs said. Hours after Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the IL spending plan and income tax increase, the Senate voted to override his vetoes. The Illinois State Capitol, located in Springfield, Illinois, is the building that houses legislative and the executive branches of the government of the US state of Illinois. Read More »

Letter to the editor:Health insurance under 'Trumpcare'

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Interestingly, moderate Republican senators are in fact acknowledging the priorities embedded in the GOP plan when they criticize it for trying to roll back the help that the ACA is giving to millions and millions of poor people in order to finance huge tax cuts for the rich. Read More »

After clashing with the White House, top ethics official resigns

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After sparring with the Trump White House for six months, the head of the US executive branch's top watchdog agency announced Thursday he is leaving the post for the private sector. Shaub's letter didn't discuss the reasons behind his resignation. President Donald Trump has been at odds with the Office of Government Ethics since his election in November. Read More »

Sheriff's Deputy Seeks Clemency for His Killer

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Morva was in jail on attempted robbery charges in 2006 when he was taken to a hospital for treatment of a minor injury. In 2014 a court-ordered psychiatrist diagnosed Morva with delusional disorder and noted his crimes may have been committed because of his delusions. Read More »

EU, Japan near record trade deal as `political' accord reached

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The meeting will be attended by Tusk, EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The European Union and Japan overcame their differences on farm and vehicle exports, paving the way for a free-trade agreement between two partners that make up more than a quarter of the world's economic output. Read More »

Putin jabs at Trump's trade policies ahead of G20 meeting

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President Donald Trump said that he is eager to expand USA partnerships with Poland , especially when it comes to exporting energy. Trump, who spoke alongside Polish President Andrzej Duda , offered no details about what he is considering and did not answer a question directly about whether is contemplating the use of military force. Read More »

CBI seeks single market access until final Brexit deal

Addressing an EU business forum in Brussels on Thursday, Barnier said London's " red lines " for a future trade relationship mean the United Kingdom is definitely leaving the single market and the customs union. Mr Barnier also claimed that businesses in the United Kingdom could face additional red tape - and exports of live animals and animal produce would be subject to MORE border checks. Read More »

Trump to Telephone Leaders of Japan and China

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But he also said it was "hard to believe" that South Korea and Japan, the two USA treaty allies most at risk from North Korea , would "put up with this much longer". However, last month Mr Trump hinted at a loss of patience, tweeting that his bid to secure a tougher Chinese approach "has not worked out". "Unlike the father, the son often times has engaged in fairly significant diplomatic insults of Beijing in a way we haven't seen before and in a way that surprised China ". Read More »

Bronx Mourns Death of 46th Precinct Police Officer Miosotis Familia

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The suspect has been identified as 34-year-old Alexander Bonds . It was the city's lone homicide in 2016. Nick Bruel, safety director for the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund, says there's been almost an 18 percent jump in the number of police killed on the job since last time this year. Read More »

Judge Orders 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli to Stop Talking About Case

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During the visit, Shkreli criticized the prosecution team from the Eastern District of NY in Brooklyn, mocking them as the "junior varsity" to the federal prosecutors in Manhattan. "The questions she asks in snide, childish way are meant to bait Mr. Shkreli", he said. Brafman said he was "outraged and dismayed " by Kasulis's statements regarding plea negotiations. Read More »

Forecasters Keep Wary Eye On Atlantic Low Pressure System

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The cone of error depicts a potential path heading northwest toward the general vicinity of the eastern Caribbean. So far spaghetti models show the system, should it continue into a tropical depression, could near the vicinity of Florida, the Bahamas and Cuba between seven to nine days from now. Read More »