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India notifies digital tax threshold of Rs 2 crore and 300,000 users

India notifies digital tax threshold of Rs 2 crore and 300,000 users

May 4, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India on Monday notified a revenue threshold of Rs 2 crore and a limit of 300,000 users for non-resident technology firms such as Google, Facebook, Netflix, to pay tax in India under new or revised bilateral tax pacts. This is part of the Significant Economic Presence (SEP) principle, which was introduced […]

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Rajasthan govt orders closure of offices, markets till May 3

Maharashtra govt reduces RT-PCR test rate to Rs 500 at collection centres, Rs 800 at home

April 1, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Maharashtra has witnessed a resurgence in coronavirus crisis since February 2021 The Maharashtra government on March 31 announced a reduction in RT-PCR test rates, with a cap of Rs 500 been imposed for the tests conducted at collection centres. If a person undergoes the RT-PCR test at a COVID centre, quarantine […]

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Rajasthan govt orders closure of offices, markets till May 3

Maharashtra tops Covid-19 vaccination with 4 mn jabs, surpasses Rajasthan

March 26, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Maharashtra has emerged as the leader in the COVID-19 vaccination drive as it has administered vaccine doses to 43,42,646 people, an official said on Thursday. The state surpassed Rajasthan in the vaccination drive on March 24, he said. Rajasthan now ranks second as it has vaccinated 43,27,874 people, the official said. “Maharashtra tops […]

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RBI slaps Rs.2 crore penalty on SBI for ‘deficiencies in regulatory compliance’

March 17, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has slapped a penalty of Rs 2 crore on the State Bank of India (SBI) over “deficiencies in regulatory compliance”, an official statement said on March 16. The monetary penalty was imposed on the SBI through an order issued by the central bank on March 15, 2021. “This […]

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Delhi remains world’s most polluted capital for third year in a row: Study

March 17, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s capital New Delhi continued to top the list of most polluted capitals in the world, a study conducted by Swiss-Group IQAir showed. The study, which measures air quality levels based on the concentration of lung-damaging airborne particles known as PM2.5, is based on the annual average of this particulate matter as […]

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PhonePe cements position as leading UPI app, WhatsApp falls behind

March 17, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands PhonePe processed the most transactions in the last three months to continue as India’s top Unified Payments Interface (UPI) app and WhatsApp, the messaging platform used by millions in India, failed to live up to expectations that it will grow rapidly, data showed. In February, WhatsApp processed 0.55 million transactions amounting to […]

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Delhi suffocates as air pollution reaches dangerously high levels due to dense smog, AQI stands at 461

Delhi suffocates as air pollution reaches dangerously high levels due to dense smog, AQI stands at 461

January 15, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: The air pollution levels in the national capital have reached dangerously high levels thanks to calm surface winds and low ventilation conditions. On Friday morning, the air quality in Delhi reached ‘severe’ category with the AQI touching 461, according to the latest estimates updated by System of Air Quality and […]

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Over 30 birds found dead in Rishikesh

Over 30 birds found dead in Rishikesh

January 11, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Over 30 birds have been found dead at different places in and around Rishikesh creating a bird flu scare in the town. Twenty-eight crows and one pigeon were found dead in AIIMS, Rishikesh  premises, one death was reported from Bees Bigha locality and two from Raiwala station, government veterinary officer Rajesh […]

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Delhi suffocates as air pollution reaches dangerously high levels due to dense smog, AQI stands at 461

Delhi air quality dips to ‘very poor’ category

December 22, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The air quality in Delhi dipped on Tuesday morning and was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category at 329. “We’re taking all sort of protection, even at home. We need to be careful,” Ajit, a cyclist told news agency ANI. Air quality in Delhi’s Mathura Road, Airport, IIT Delhi, Pusa Road, […]

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Delhi suffocates as air pollution reaches dangerously high levels due to dense smog, AQI stands at 461

Delhi breathed more polluted air in November this year than 2019

December 1, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The national capital witnessed more polluted November this year than in 2019, largely due to lesser precipitation and large-scale stubble burning. The city also recorded nine “severe” air days this November, the maximum number in the month in four years. The 30-day average AQI in November stood at 328, in the […]

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