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Feb 01, 2019
Direct tax collection exceeds target in FY19, pegged at Rs 13.80 lakh cr in FY20; mop-up from customs crosses targetAs per the 2019-20 Budget estimates, out of the Rs 13.80 lakh crore direct taxes, the government aims to raise Rs 7.60 lakh crore from corporate tax and Rs 6.20 lakh crore from PIT.
Sep 11, 2018
Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for national logistics policy for seamless movement of goods across countryThe proposed policy will also focus on increasing the warehousing capacity, and identify gaps that could be bridged to bring down the cost of logistics for traders.
Aug 15, 2017
Brexit negotiations: UK says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EUBritain might seek to remain in a customs union with the European Union for a time to avoid border chaos after leaving the bloc, the government's Brexit department said on Tuesday
Jul 10, 2017
Govt looks to boost domestic cruise industry, plans regulatory reforms on security on customsThe Ministry of Shipping, in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, has announced reforms simplifying the rules and procedures pertaining to various aspects of cruise port operations like security, immigration and custom
Jul 08, 2017
India, Bangladesh to construct bridge over river in Mizoram to improve tradeIndia and Bangladesh have decided to construct a bridge over Mizoram's Khawthlangtuipui river to facilitate trade and improve communication between the two.
May 09, 2017
India-born Sikh taxi driver detained by US authorities, likely to be deportedAn Indian man who fled persecution in his country and has been in the US for nearly two decades was detained in California after losing his latest appeal over a deportation order.
Apr 07, 2017
Tax evasion of more than Rs 1.37 lakh cr detected in last 3 yearsWarning tax evaders, Revenue Department said the relentless crusade against black money will be further intensified in the coming days.
Feb 13, 2017
To accelerate economy, much-touted GST reform should be passedThe need of the hour is to accelerate the economy and promote consumption, while paving the way for the much-touting reform of GST.
Jan 02, 2017
Note ban: NRIs carrying old notes to disclose the amount to CustomsNRIs and Indian nationals abroad can deposit up to Rs 25,000 of the demonetised currency during the 3-6 month grace period, but only if they show the junked notes to Customs officials at the airport and get declaration form stamped.
Dec 23, 2016
US Department of Homeland Security silently starts collecting social network handles of visitorsThe information is being used by the DHS to better identify possibilities of nefarious activity for security purposes by what the DHS calls visiting "aliens".