Gloom weaves around GST hit Handloom and Handicraft sector

Bangalore, November 22, 2017: GST continues to cast a shadow over the sales of the handloom and handicraft sector despite the revisions made in the GST council meeting earlier this month. “Business has come down by 50 per cent since the implementation of GST and has not picked up. It is not every day that people may […]

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Online shopping sites fall victim to GST driven panic

Bangalore, November 21, 2017:Siddapur taluk in the district of Uttara Kannada, is among the laggards in providing access to water, especially safe drinking water. According to the Human Development Report of Uttara Kannada district, the government of India (Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation) has fixed a norm of 40 liters of water per capita per day […]

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GST compounds farmers’ woes as cost of machinery rises

Bangalore, Oct 12, 2017: The 12 per cent GST on farm machinery has hit manufacturers and farmers in Bangalore. Before the GST, almost all farm equipments including threshers, drip irrigation systems, laser levelers, harrow, and cultivator power sprayer were taxed under Value Added Tax system at the rate of 5per cent. Drip and sprinkler irrigation equipment, […]

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Zero business during zero clearance VIP movement at Trinity Circle

Bangalore, Sept 27, 2017: The gates of Vayudooth Chamber and Kids Kemp on Trinity Circle are closed due to Zero Clearances during VIP convoy movement twice a week causing inconvenience to the customers and loss of business to the stores. Over the last three months, 65 convoy movements have taken place from HAL to Vidhana Soudha, […]

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