Representatives from 28 countries from South Asia, South-East Asia, Caribbean, Latin America and Africa take part in India Telecom 2016 meet
GN Bureau | October 3, 2016
Communications minister Manoj Sinha has said that the government of India will do everything to ensure that Indian telecom products and services become the first choice of anyone’s telecom needs. Inaugurating the 8th Telecom Export Promotion Council’s Buyer-Seller meet in Delhi, he said if one is looking for secure ICT products, they should rely on Indian products and our industry is eager to share “ Know how” and “Know why”. He said that Indian manufacturers have already made significant strides in exports of IT and telecom products to several countries and established that Indian IT and telecom products are of world-class quality and globally competitive on technology and price. Sinha added that India has all the ingredients of a globally competitive telecom industry like large domestic market, world class talent, focus on R&D and IPR creation beside a robust framework for electronic manufacturing.
The tax net needs to be expanded and the rich farmers must pay up their taxes. This week saw quite a bit of going back and forth over this prickly issue after Niti Aayog member Bibek Debroy batted for taxing agricultural income. Niti Aayog vice chairman A
A giant yellow inflatable schistosomiasis worm, with ‘Making Schistory’ printed on it, floated on Lake Geneva, marking the five years since the London Declaration on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Though in 2015 about 1.59 billion people received treatment for at least
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A giant yellow inflatable schistosomiasis worm, with ‘Making Schistory’ printed on it, floated on Lake Geneva, marking the five years since the London Declaration on neglected tropical diseases (NTD). Though in 2015 about 1.59 billion people received treatment for at least one of the 18 disease
Should agriculture income be taxed?
If it was needed at all, the supreme court has cleared the air. The Lokpal Act, it has ruled, is perfectly implementable even without the pending amendments. The interpretation from the apex court is welcome, but the government does not seem to be in any hurry to appoint the ombudsman in the first place.