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Aadhaar-PAN card linking deadline extended till March 2022
The government on Friday extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar with permanent account number (PAN) till March 31, 2022.In a tweet, the income-tax (I-T) department informed that the last date has been further extended by 6 months on account of the challenges faced by people due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Petrol, diesel won't be brought under GST yet, says finance minister
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday clarified that petrol and diesel price will not be brought the goods and services tax (GST) regime yet. Briefing the media on the key decisions taken in the 45th GST Council meet, Sitharaman said that the GST Council members made it clear they do not want petroleum products to be included under GST.
GST on food delivery apps, reduced rate on Covid drugs extended
The goods and services tax (GST) Council on Friday took several key decisions including extending tax concessions to Covid-19 drugs and reviewed tax rates of many items. However, the Council unanimously decided to keep petrol, diesel out of its tax regime.
World Bank Group to discontinue Doing Business report
The World Bank Group has decided to discontinue publication of its Doing Business report on country investment climates following allegations of irregularities. The decision was taken after a probe of data irregularities allegedly due to pressure by some top bank officials to boost China's ranking in 2017 came to light.
Airtel to conserve Rs 40,000 crore cash through moratorium
A day after the government announced a mega bailout package for the telecom industry, Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal said the company will opt for the four-year moratorium on spectrum and AGR payments, which will help it conserve a cash outgo of Rs 35,000-40,000 crore that would be used for network and other capital expansion programmes.