Purchase or construction of a house would now cost more due to expected rise in prices of key raw materials cement and steel and a hike in service tax by
New Delhi, Mar 17 (PTI) Metered taxis, entry to amusement facilities, second-class rail travel, and betting, gambling and lottery will not attract the 12 per cent Service Tax, as per
Highways construction is set to get a major boost with initiatives like permission to raise tax-free bonds and reduction in withholding tax to 5 per cent on overseas borrowings in
The budget proposal to scrap customs duty on imported coal would bring down electricity generation costs by about 12 paise per unit, experts said.
Faced with acute domestic coal shortage,
The government today said it will extend the UIDAI's Aadhaar enabled payments for various government schemes in at least 50 selected districts within the next six months.
Under the Unique
The government today earmarked Rs 1,282 crore for Tourism Ministry in the Union Budget, up from the last year's allocation of Rs 1,115 crore.
While Rs 1,210 crore has been
The government will roll out a mobile-based system to track fertiliser movement and shift gradually to direct transfer of subsidies to farmers to plug leakages, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said
The country's over 900 million mobile phone users will have to shell out more money on their bills with the proposed hike in service tax rate to 12 per cent
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