Here’s a list of items which will become cheaper after big GST cut!

Here’s a list of items which will become cheaper after big GST cut!

NEW DELHI, Nov 11, 2017: The 23rd meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council held at Guwahati on Friday pruned the tax rates of over 170 commonly used products. A host of daily use items of common consumption have been reduced from 28 per cent to 18 per cent tax rate, while items […]

Filing of GST returns made easier till March 31, 2018

Filing of GST returns made easier till March 31, 2018

GUWAHATI, Nov 10, 2017: The GST Council, in its 23rd meeting held at Guwahati on Friday has recommended that filing of GST returns would be extended till March 2018. Here is a detail of the recommended facilitative measures for taxpayers: Return Filing The return filing process is to be further simplified in the following manner:  All […]

USD 30 million project approved for livelihood and rural development project for Northeast India

USD 30 million project approved for livelihood and rural development project for Northeast India

Shillong, Nov 10, 2017: The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) has approved a USD 30 million soft loan for phase four of the North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project for Upland Areas (NERCORMP). NERCORMP is a livelihood and rural development project under the North Eastern Council, covering several districts in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal […]

Sikkim: SIMFED launches organic food products; 400 retail stores to be open across the country

Sikkim: SIMFED launches organic food products; 400 retail stores to be open across the country

Gangtok Nov 10,2017: Sikkim State Co-operative Supply and Marketing Federation (SIMFED), the apex marketing federation of Sikkim, launched a vast range of organic and natural food products  in New Delhi on Wednesday. SIMFED launched these organic food products in collaboration with New Delhi-based, Qseal Agritech, an organic agriculture-based organisation. To market its products across the […]

Northeast India to witness ‘Khadi Movement’ with North East India Fashion Week!

Northeast India to witness ‘Khadi Movement’ with North East India Fashion Week!

Itanagar, November 7, 2017: The third edition of the North East India Fashion Week The Khadi Movement will be held at Itanagar’s Nyokum Lapang Field from 10th to 12th November. Fashion designer Yana Ngoba announced on Tuesday that the much awaited third edition of the fashion week, a platform for the indigenous weavers and designers of North East India, […]

US Army to search for remains of WW II soldiers in Northeast India

US Army to search for remains of WW II soldiers in Northeast India

Guwahati, November 8, 2017: Investigators from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency of the US will resume their search in Arunachal Pradesh for remains of U.S. personnel missing since World War II. Last year, a DPAA team conducted the operation for 30 days in search of remains for unaccounted U.S. airmen and this is their fifth […]

Has India fully-recovered from De-monetization? Here’s what people from NE have to say

Has India fully-recovered from De-monetization? Here’s what people from NE have to say

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie SHILLONG, Nov 8, 2017: A year ago on this day, the Narendra Modi led NDA government took a bold step by banning 500 and 1000 rupee notes as part of its attack on ‘black money’ and today, the ruling BJP has chosen the day as ‘Anti-Black Money’ Day. While the government says […]

2017 is set to be in top three hottest years says UN

2017 is set to be in top three hottest years says UN

BONN, Germany, November 6 (Reuters) – This year will be among the three hottest on record in a new sign of man-made climate change that is aggravating “extraordinary weather” such as hurricanes, droughts and floods, the United Nations said on Monday. The U.N. report is meant to guide almost 200 nations meeting from Nov. 6-17 […]