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What’s Goods, Services Tax (GST) ?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday moved a bill for debate and passage to amend the constitution and allow a single goods and services tax regime for the cuntry that will subsume all central and state levies and create a single Indian market. The Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill, 2014, was placed before the Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliamment ...

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Gates Foundation joins NGOs to mark 2011 World Polio Day

On the World Polio Day (October 24, 2011), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a global community of partners have called for more commitment and accountability from political leaders to end polio. “We have an extraordinary opportunity to eradicate polio but we need greater global commitment, leadership, and funding,” said Bill Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation. “We work ...

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Governor signs Bill to ban Self-Serve Alcohol Sales in California

California Governor Jerry Brown finally signed a bill to ban alcohol sales through self-serve checkout machines in California. The bill, AB 183, authored by Assembly Member Fiona Ma (D-San Francisco), was approved by the legislature in September and had been sitting on the Governor’s desk for nearly a month. “Until he did it, we really weren’t sure what the Governor ...

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