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by | May 30, 2017 | 08:24

The tax rate on gold has not been finalised yet and the Council will meet again on June 3. The Council has already finalised the tax rates for 1,211 items. However, small and non-AC restaurants will invite service tax of 5% and 12% respectively under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will come into force this year.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:42

Francis said last week he would be "sincere" with Trump but did not want to judge him before listening to him in person. The two exchanged gifts at the end of the meeting. But the first lady's clothing choices - specifically her decision to cover her head at the Vatican in contrast to during visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel - drew commentary from many sources.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:15

An IAF spokesperson Wing Commander Anupam Banerjee said "A ground search and rescue party has reached the crash site". Director General of Police Sandeep Goel told ANI that though the wreckage including black box was recovered on 26 may morning but the fate of the crew was still not known for which the forces deployed in West Kameng district were asked to double up their efforts.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:11

Palestinian prisoners have ended their hunger strike in Israeli jails after going without food and water for almost 40 days. Israeli officials had dismissed the strike as a political move orchestrated by Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti, who has always been seen as a potential successor to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas .

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:51

Trump often found himself the odd one out on major issues in his meetings with world leaders at the European forums. The sides did not reach consensus on climate change issues, as the United States was " in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement ", according to the G7 communique .

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:54

Politico first reported the news of Chaffetz's June 30th resignation. One possible replacement for Chaffetz on the committee is Rep. Trey Gowdy, a Republican and former SC prosecutor who chaired the special Benghazi investigative committee and a close Chaffetz friend.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:28

Uttarakhand Board had released the notification notifying that Uttarakhand board result of class 10th & 12th will be declared at 11 am on Tuesday. According to reports, the state board was expected to declare results by the last week of May.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:48

Sabzar Bhat was killed in a gunbattle with the security forces in a village of Pulwama district along with his fellow associate, Faizan Ahmad. Authorities clamped a curfew across most of Indian-administered Kashmir for the first day of the Muslim Ramadan festival today and partially cut telephone services to thwart protests over the killing of a top rebel commander.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:50

The declaration date for HSC result 2017 is finally confirmed. All the best to the students, who are awaiting their Maharashtra Board HSC Class 12 board results 2017. Check mahresult.nic.in for Maharashtra Board HSC Results 2017 to know your marks. - On the homepage, click on " HSC results 2017". There are a total of 2,710 examination centres across the nine divisions of Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Amaravati, Nashik, Latur and Konkan.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:10

South Korean President also said that North's nuclear and missile capabilities seem to have advanced rapidly. "President Trump talked mainly about big pictures, and emphasized that we can achieve an outcome through the strong unity of the alliance and global cooperation ", Hong said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:20

The latest reports have taken aim at Trump's son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner . "In addition to that, and perhaps more importantly, he is a very good person", Trump said Sunday, as quoted by The News York Times . Investigators are also interested in a meeting Kushner had with the Russian banker, Sergey Gorkov, according to reports from the Post and NBC News.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:33

North Korea has significantly speeded up its missile tests over the past year or so and appears to be making tangible progress toward developing an arsenal that poses a threat to South Korea and Japan - which together host about 80,000 USA troops - and developing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:58

Footage posted on social media showed chaotic scenes on the streets surrounding the blast. An officer in the Baghdad Police Directorate who spoke to NBC News on the condition of anonymity put the death toll at 15 and the number of wounded at 47.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:46

In a written statement, Trump calls the recent leaks "deeply troubling". He further said that such leaks have been going on for a long time and his administration would investigate and get to the bottom of the matter. It is our deepest defense and security partnership that we have. We need to know the people involved so that we can make sure it doesn't happen to us here in the United States or to U.S.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:51

ISIS claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing attack at Grande's show, which killed 22 people and injured 119 others. Over 60 people were also hospitalised, many with life-threatening injuries. Amid efforts to soothe jangled nerves, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in London Friday on his first official visit to Britain, meeting with his United Kingdom counterpart Boris Johnson and signing a book of condolence for the Manchester victims.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:04

Kushner, the son-in-law and senior adviser of President Trump , talked with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December, prior to Trump's taking office, about establishing a back channel for communications about Syria and other policy matters, sources told ABC News.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:40

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at recent worldwide summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe can't "completely" rely on the United States and other longstanding allies. Merkel's comments were not the only sign Sunday of a Europe determined to hit back. The two leaders enjoyed the sunshine with a walk in the grounds of Schloss Meseberg, an 18th century Baroque castle in the Brandenburg district of Germany which is the official state guest house of ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:50

Manning entered the army as a man, known as Bradley, and was convicted of releasing hundreds of thousands of secret documents to the website Wikileaks . "I am looking forward to so much". Among the material from her was a 2007 gunsight video of a US Apache helicopter firing at suspected insurgents in Iraq, killing a dozen people, including two Reuters news staffers.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:11

But the public "should remain vigilant", May said during a brief televised address after a meeting of the government's COBRA crisis committee. The new developments comes as the terror threat level in England is now at it's highest lever after being raised to " critical " with warnings that another attack may be imminent.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:35

Sri Lanka has deployed 1 800 soldiers and 1 100 naval personnel to evacuate people and ferry food and other essentials to affected areas. Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said relief operations had intensified following a break in the monsoon rains, with medical teams reinforcing hospitals in affected districts.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:49

He has cited time away from his family and in Thursday's statement said, "We feel my time in congress has been well spent, but it now seems the right time to turn the page". "There's been an very bad lot written and said about it, but I don't even know that the Department of Justice has them". Chaffetz, a former kicker for the Mormon-owned Brigham Young University football team, was first elected to the U.S.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:11

The 14-time major victor and former world No. 1 player has not played since February and had fusion surgery on his back in April. Last month, Woods announced he underwent a spinal fusion surgery that "went well" and usually takes about six months to recover from.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:48

Guardiola said: "It was a flawless night, especially for Pablo". "I would like to say thank you to them for the love and support they have shown me during my nine years at the club". "I would be pleased if we seal that spot", Zabaleta said. "I am sure the future is so bright and hopefully one day the club can achieve it". It's been a wonderful nine years.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:14

Moscow and RT itself rejected allegations of meddling in the election. Speaking after talks Monday with French President Emmanuel Macron , Putin said Moscow didn't try to influence the French vote. He did not specify what form such reprisals could take, but France flies warplanes over Syria and Iraq, striking ISIS targets as part of an global coalition.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:52

The embassy alleged, without evidence, that the demonstrators were associated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK , which has waged a three-decade-long insurgency against Turkey and is considered a terrorist group by the United States.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:44

It's the largest mudslide she knows of in the state's history. A portion of the Pacific Coast Highway, considered by some as one of the most scenic drives in the US, was buried in dirt and stones by a massive landslide , the California Department of Transportation said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:12

To give the world objective, Zuckerberg advised Harvard grads to take three steps: Take on big, meaningful projects together; redefine our idea of equality; and build community. "There's pressure to turn inwards", he said. "This is not a battle of nations, it's a battle of ideas". He also reportedly teared up at one point recounting an interaction in a class he taught with a high school student that was in the country illegally.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:31

He has not played since he pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic on February 3 after an opening-round 77. The 41-year-old, once stellar golf superstar has been sidelined for some time following a string of back injuries and operations.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:34

So, for me, the contract does not have a special meaning. The Gunners had controversially taken the lead in the fifth minute through Alexis Sanchez , but the linesman had his flag up for Aaron Ramsey , who was stood in an offside position.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:24

The internal G7 divisions and a suicide bombing in Britain on Monday, that killed 22, overshadowed the Italian agenda, but on Saturday five African leaders joined the world leaders to discuss their continent's potential. Pulling out of the Paris climate deal would unravel Obama-era climate change policies, and possibly the agreement itself. A compromise among leaders was shown in the G7 final statement on migration, a topic that Italy wanted to put high on the agenda.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:27

USA and United Kingdom authorities implemented a ban on larger mobile devices being taken into airline cabins on some flights from the Middle East and North Africa in March. Flights from Europe carried 31 million passengers to the USA previous year. So, what happens if there's a ban on having laptops, tablets and other gear like that banned from the cabins of worldwide flights to the U.S.? Such a ban would dwarf in size the laptop ban now in place, which was enacted in March and ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:29

British police and intelligence agencies worked Wednesday to piece together the allegiances of the Manchester suicide bomber and foil any new potential threats, as the country's law-and-order chief said it's " likely " he did not act alone.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:19

The party promises to increase the minimum wage to 10 pounds (US$12.89) an hour by 2020 from 7.50, nationalize railways, energy companies and the postal service, scrap university tuition fees and pump billions more into the National Health Service.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:11

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after making a joint statement in Jerusalem, Monday, May 22, 2017. Trump has also retreated from a campaign pledge to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, bending to the same diplomatic and security concerns as other presidents who have made similar promises.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:52

The FBI letter's to Chaffetz on Thursday noted the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller last week as special counsel to investigate the issue. "Whereas the Special Counsel is conducting a criminal or counterintelligence investigation that will occur largely behind closed doors, the Committee's work will shed light on matters of high public interest, regardless of whether there is evidence of criminal conduct".