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Agreement on the establishment of South Asian Regional Standards Organization (SARSO)

   24 July 2008 at 22:19

THE Union Cabinet today gave its approval for signing of the Agreement on the establishment of the South Asia Regional Standards Organisation (SARSO) during the forthcoming 15th SAARC Summit to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 2nd - 3rd August 2008. ..

Posted in Corporate Law |   378 Views


Union Cabinet approves creation of posts for Armed Forces Tribunal

   24 July 2008 at 22:19

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for the creation of 31 posts for the Armed Forces Tribunal paving the way for the creation of the proposed independent adjudicating forum for dispensing cost effective and speedy justice to the armed forces p ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   229 Views


Tax payers can pay income tax through any bank account

   24 July 2008 at 22:19

Tax payers can now deposit income tax from the bank accounts of any person in addition to credit and debit cards, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said.The decision has been taken following representation from certain domestic and foreign ta ..

Posted in Taxation |   187 Views


TRAI recommends 'self-regulation' on TV ratings

   24 July 2008 at 22:19

Broadcast regulator TRAI today said government regulating ratings on TV viewership is not advisable and suggested that a broadcaster or an advertiser should have stakes in rating agencies and vice versa to ensure neutrality of TRPs."Any form of gover ..

Posted in Corporate Law |   247 Views


Smart card-based driving licenses to be issued in capital

   24 July 2008 at 22:19

The Delhi Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the issuance of smart card based driving licences in the national capital with an aim to ensure quick and transparent services as per directions from the Union Transport ministry. "A number of other sta ..

Posted in Others |   217 Views


IT returns: Special camps for salaried taxpayers

   24 July 2008 at 15:14

The Income-Tax Department will organise special camps in Delhi beginning Tuesday to facilitate salaried taxpayers to file their income-tax returns. All salaried returns are to be filed with the Department by July 31.The first of the two special camps ..

Posted in Taxation |   370 Views


Higher TDS rate if PAN not disclosed

   24 July 2008 at 15:14

The move is being viewed as an effort by the government to expand the taxpayer base.Companies and individuals who do not reveal their Permanent Account Number (PAN) while receiving income from any source will be liable to pay tax deducted at source ( ..

Posted in Taxation |   253 Views


Third-party info to help govt track excise evasion

   24 July 2008 at 15:14

Transporters, banks and power utilities may have to share information about their corporate clientele with the excise department. The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) is formulating a third-party information system to tackle the rampant eva ..

Posted in Taxation |   195 Views


Nintendo loses patent infringement case, may have to pull controllers from store shelves

   24 July 2008 at 15:14

If you’ve thought about purchasing a GameCube, Wavebird or Wii Classic controller sometime in the future, you might want to go ahead and grab one now. Nintendo has just lost a case that may very well see these controllers taken off the market.Nintend ..



A legislative foray into executive power?

   23 July 2008 at 08:44

In the past, Parliament has seen many a confidence motion on political as well as non-political issues, but never before has a treaty — stemming from the country's foreign policy — been central to a trust motion, which the Manmohan Singh government m ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   190 Views




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