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India rolls back TDS on property sales

The government had proposed to levy TDS on transfer of immovable property, in a bid to check corruption and black money in the property markets

India rolls back TDS on property sales

The government had proposed to levy TDS on transfer of immovable property, in a bid to check corruption and black money in the property markets

Govt to soon amend Juvenile Justice Act

It will focus on improving the quality of care at Children’s Homes and prevent abuse of inmates

India allows fresh cotton exports

The decision to allow fresh cotton exports was taken by an informal group of ministers headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee

Plan afoot to set up LPG agencies in all blocks

The public sector oil marketing companies will set up LPG distribution agencies in 3,786 locations in rural areas of the country

Anganwadi workers' pay hike in the offing

Currently they are getting Rs 3,000 per month after being hiked last year from Rs 1,500 per month

Punjab bans use of dangerous pesticides

Responding to National Human Rights Commission's directions, the state government has also withdrawn registration of some such pesticides

India asks G-20 to make comprehensive action plan

It has urged the world's top economies to work out a "credible and ambitious" action plan to put the global economy firmly on the path of recovery

Assam takes up massive anti-erosion project

Funded by the ADB, the Rs 750 crore integrated project is aimed at checking the impact of annual floods and erosion caused by river Brahmaputra

TN bans cellphones in State Assembly

The move comes in the wake of some members in Karnataka and Gujarat assemblies being caught watching porn on their cellphones during proceedings

 
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