Tag: Commodities

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  • Soil in distress

    Soil in distress

    Soil, including topsoil, is one such natural resource. Soil health is showing signs of fatigue due to intensive and unscientific cultivation. In spite of the impressive increase in food production in the last half century, humanity is finding it very difficult to provide more food for more people. Experts are unanimous in mentioning the multiple threats confronting the ability of the world to expand food supplies

    March 27, 2020
  • Gold extends losses on global cues, low demand

    Gold extends losses on global cues, low demand

    Globally, gold fell by 0.37 percent to USD 1,247.80 an ounce and silver by 1.06 percent to USD 15.92 an ounce in Singapore.

    July 2, 2018
  • GST rejig: Complete list of items after tax cut

    GST rejig: Complete list of items after tax cut

    In the biggest GST rejig yet, tax rates on over 200 items, were cut to provide relief to consumers and businesses amid economic slowdown. The 23rd Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council meeting on Friday recommended reduction in GST rate from 28% to 18% on goods falling in 178 headings at 4-digit level (including 4 …

    November 11, 2017
  • GST Council cuts tax slab for 178 items from 28% to 18%

    GST Council cuts tax slab for 178 items from 28% to 18%

    In the biggest GST rejig yet, tax rates on over 200 items, ranging from chewing gum to chocolates, to beauty products, wigs and wrist watches, were today cut to provide relief to consumers and businesses amid economic slowdown. As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from the top tax bracket of 28 …

    November 10, 2017