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Luxury cars, SUV's to cost more as GST raised

Luxury cars, SUV's to cost more as GST raised President Ram Nath Kovind has promulgated an ordinance to raise the compensation cess levied luxury, sports utility and large cars under the goods and services tax (GST) regime to 25% from 15%. The GST Council, which is expected to meet on 9 September in Hyderabad, is likely to decide on the quantum of increase to be implemented. This cess has been hiked to up to 25 per cent now. [Full Article...]

McDonald's workers stage first ever strike in pay and conditions row

McDonald's workers stage first ever strike in pay and conditions row About 40 staff from McDonald's restaurants in Cambridge and Crayford, south-east London, walked out over the multibillion dollar company's use of zero-hour contracts and lack of union recognition. The anxiety their informal contracts has created, the pressure they are under to find additional jobs to support their income, and the embarrassment they feel when they can not pay for the basic things... [Full Article...]

Candid? Yes. Presidential? Not so much. Voters describe Trump

Candid? Yes. Presidential? Not so much. Voters describe Trump Blinded by ideology: President Trump's pitch to cut taxes in the midst of a catastrophe that will require tax money to fix is emblematic of Republican disengagement from anything, no matter how devastating, that affects the well-being of the poor and middle class. [Full Article...]

Man 'raped female patient with brain injury at hospital'

Man 'raped female patient with brain injury at hospital' The victim's doctor told cops that the woman had a brain injury that rendered her incapable of consenting to sex, according to sources. The 37-year-old has been arrested and charged with rape in the second degree, The New York Post reported. [Full Article...]

Importance of having flood insurance

Importance of having flood insurance That's significantly higher than the national average of $672. The insurance program was created 50 years ago after private insurers declared they would not risk catastrophic flood losses. Homeowners with water damage can get paid through their homeowners insurance but only if wind blows out a window or sends a roof aloft first, allowing the water in. [Full Article...]

Hyderabad CFSL confirms powder found in UP Assembly wasn't an explosive

Hyderabad CFSL confirms powder found in UP Assembly wasn't an explosive On July 12, there found a white crystalline substance in Uttar Pradesh Assembly which Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath called pentaerythritol tetranitrate ( PETN ) [When mixed with a plasticiser, PETN forms a plastic explosive] according to reports given to him. [Full Article...]

RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP): Are There Still Some Opportunities On The Horizon

RSP Permian, Inc ., launched on September 30, 2013, is an independent oil and natural gas company. Paradice Investment Management Llc bought 72,120 shares as the company's stock declined 1.76% while stock markets rallied. Texan Cap Management has invested 0.19% in RSP Permian Inc (NYSE:RSPP). Amalgamated Bankshares has 12,181 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Moreover, Virginia Retirement Et ... [Full Article...]

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia Prosecutors claim the woman was injected with both anaesthetic and breast fillers by Jie Shao , even though she has not gained any medical qualifications in Australia . The procedure was allegedly undertaken at the Medi Beauty Clinic on in the inner city Sydney suburb of Chippendale owned by Ms Huang. Police allege Ms Shao administered lidocaine, an anaesthetic, as well as an "intoxicating... [Full Article...]

Lugansk republic head comments on possible deployment of United Nations peacekeepers in Donbass

Lugansk republic head comments on possible deployment of United Nations peacekeepers in Donbass The Russian leader then went further, suggesting that pro-Russian separatist "republics" in the eastern part of the country that is now under their control could possibly deploy their forces to elsewhere in the country. Earlier, on August 22, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine would initiate the introduction of UN peacekeepers to the uncontrolled territories of the Donbas at th... [Full Article...]

The princess approach to pregnancy

Prince Harry , Prince William's younger brother, who is now in Manchester for a series of official engagements, told gathered reporters that the news is "fantastic" and that he is "very happy for them". " Hyperemesis gravidarum " is a severe form of morning sickness that causes nausea, vomiting, weight loss , and dehydration . Prime Minister Theresa May was quick to offer her congratulatio... [Full Article...]

USA wheat organizations urge administration not to withdraw from KORUS

But the lawmakers said that moving to exit the agreement would be neither effective nor constructive. With respect to South Korea, U.S. farmers supply almost half of the 1.3 million tons of soybeans that country imports, with no tariffs as a result of the KORUS agreement. [Full Article...]

Tory MEP still a European thanks to Irish passport

Tory MEP still a European thanks to Irish passport Tannock said his interest in his Irish past was always at the back of his mind but has now been reignited. He has an Irish grandmother so was able to apply for a passport for the Republic. Having an Irish passport made me feel a lot better psychologically to be honest. "As a British MEP, my duty is to carry on travelling as a British citizen but I am seriously considering after Brexit about wh... [Full Article...]

Trento: bimba di 4 anni uccisa dalla malaria "autoctona"

Trento: bimba di 4 anni uccisa dalla malaria Come si diceva prima, la piccola Sofia Zago non è certo andata a fare le vacanze in un luogo tropicale, bensì a Bibione , località balneare veneta ideale per le famiglie. Increduli per quanto accaduto i sanitari trentini. "Con i servizi di veterinaria e igiene pubblica", spiega ancora il primario trentino , "cercheremo di comprendere le ragioni del caso, andrà fatta un' indagine ". [Full Article...]

Resident of the United States killed his wife in a dream

Resident of the United States killed his wife in a dream Raleigh Police arrested and charged Phelps for murder. Phelps later says the "the blood's not wet on me, it's dried". Mr Phelps later told police he had taken Coricidin - a medication which experts say can cause psychosis and dissociative phenomena when taken in high doses. [Full Article...]

City to bid adieu to Ganpati today

City to bid adieu to Ganpati today Ganesh Visarjan is always done on Anant Chaturdashi Day that is the auspicious choghadiya Muhurat for Ganesh Visarjan . A control room was set up at Sardar Mahal in Old City for coordination of departments for the festival. By making Pooja and making the idol sanctified the immersion will be done. A person, identified as Tirupati Reddy, bagged the laddu for Rs 15.60 lakh in the auction though... [Full Article...]

Heartbreaking photo captures CT officer saying goodbye to K-9 partner

Heartbreaking photo captures CT officer saying goodbye to K-9 partner As his brothers and sisters in blue saluted his partner, Officer D'Aresta held Hunter close. Hunter served with the Middletown Police Department for almost a decade. For 10 years, K9 officer Hunter served his handler and the Middletown Police Department in CT faithfully. A heartbreaking photo showing a K-9 officer carrying his beloved best friend into a veterinarian's hospital to be put down i... [Full Article...]

Russia's Putin calls for United Nations peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine

Russia's Putin calls for United Nations peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine Another thing is that this was done explicitly in such a boorish manner. However, Trump has spoken out in news interviews and in sworn depositions about his previous efforts to develop properties in Russian Federation, which date back decades, praising the market there as ripe for investment. [Full Article...]

Colombian Government, ELN Insurgents Agree on Temporary Ceasefire

Colombian Government, ELN Insurgents Agree on Temporary Ceasefire The negotiations in Ecuador's capital Quito started in February - just months after the Colombian government and the country's biggest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc ), signed a peace deal. The ELN leader remained vague about whether the ceasefire deal he expected to close with the government would entirely comply with the government demands to also end guerrilla ... [Full Article...]

Lizzy Caplan and Tom Riley Are Married!

Lizzy Caplan and Tom Riley Are Married! Riley shared on Instagram a photo of him laughing with his new bride. The 35 year old actress, who played Janis Ian in the film, and the British producer got married in the small town of Ravello, off Amalfi Coast. The low key couple first met in January 2015, while the the Masters of Sex star was filming in London. Many Hollywood stars made the trip to attend the union of Lizzy Caplan and T... [Full Article...]

Diego Simeone signs a 2-year contract with Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone signs a 2-year contract with Atletico Madrid Atletico Madrid have announced that manager Diego Simeone has signed a new contract at the club. The popular Argentine manager was appointed in 2011 and helped Atletico to win the league in 2014, as well as reaching two Champions League finals, both of which ended in defeats by rivals Real Madrid . [Full Article...]


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