Yuvraj Singh says he was misunderstood, apologises for Yuzvendra Chahal remark
Singh said he has never believed in any kind of disparity.
Indian-American doctors outraged at Floyd's death, racial discrimination in the US
An African-American man, George Floyd, 46, was killed afte...
'So sorry', says US envoy over desecration of Gandhi statue in Washington
The vandalism of the statue of Gandhi took place in the midst of th...
Discrimination charges against MP power distribution company
APP said non-payment of capacity charges to private power companies would jeopardise their debt service obligations, leading to creation of a fresh set of NPAs within the banking system. It would also lead to non-payment of salaries and wages, impacting those working in power plants.
Immunity passports for Covid-19 may lead to discrimination, intentional infections: Scientists
Looking for ways out of the restrictive physical distancing measures imposed to control the spread of the novel coronavirus, several governments, including Chile, Germany, Italy, the UK and the US, have suggested the use of 'immunity passports'. Individuals in possession of an 'immunity passport' could be exempt from physical restrictions and may return to work, school and daily life.
US to probe ‘Google tax’ among levies
India levies a 6% equalisation levy or the so-called ‘Google tax’ on foreign online advertising platforms to tax companies such as Google, Facebook and Netflix on their online advertising. This year, it expanded its scope to all overseas ecommerce transactions originating from India, but at a reduced rate of 2%.
How lockdown unlocked the ‘fault lines’
The Lockdown cannot persist. The Lockdown will lead to greater inequality and civil mayhem.
US launch investigations on India’s equalisation levy, other taxes levied on global digital majors
Currently, India levies 6% tax in the form of equalisation levy on digital companies advertising revenue.
GST Council to discuss waiver of late fee for August 2017 to January 2020
In a tweet, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) said, "Issue of GST late fee for the past period (August 2017 to January 2020) to be discussed in the next GST Council meeting."
Extension of concession period for toll road operators unlikely to provide adequate relief: Icra
The Ministry of Road Transportation and Highways (MORTH) had suspended tolling on all national highways for a 25-day period between March 26, 2020 to April 19, 2020.
America Inc slams George Floyd murder; Sundar Pichai's solidarity gesture, Cook asks employees to be agents of 'change'
The Citi Group CFO, a Black American himself, penned down an emotional blog post.
China trolls U.S. over protests after Trump criticized Hong Kong
Over the weekend, China’s foreign ministry and state media seized the opportunity to fire back at Trump. Chinese propaganda outlets played up scenes from the U.S. of violence, burning buildings, harsh police responses and protesters decrying government as part of a broader narrative.
US, UK raise Hong Kong issue in Security Council, angry China rakes up Minneapolis protests
The 15-nation Council discussed Hong Kong in an informal virtual meeting after the US and United Kingdom brought the issue for emergency discussion under "any other business" on Friday.
Indians launch SOS campaign to travel home with minor children having US citizenship
Travel to India by a non-Indian citizen, except for certain categories of those having Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) card, is barred due to strict travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
View: An inward-looking India could quickly slide towards closed-mindedness, cronyism and mediocrity
Though the PM clarified that his call for self-reliance should not be mistaken for “self-centric arrangements”, this is cold comfort for those who remember the suffocating drabness of pre-liberalisation India.
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