Resources and their utilisation should be for common good, says CJI

New Delhi, May 20 : Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar on Saturday said that it was incumbent upon the government to ensure that the ownership and control of resources was for the common good coupled with an economic system working for the common man’s benefit. “Every government is bound to ensure the two […]

How will Bengali cinema survive with 28% GST rate, asks producer

Kolkata, May 20 : The decision to put cinema tickets under the 28 per cent tax bracket in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime has raised questions over the survivability of Bengali films. “28% GST on movie ticket is shocker. 14 times more than the current rate for bengali films. How will industry survive!!??,” […]

Deveshwar, Soumitra Chatterjee conferred Bengal’s highest civilian award

[Kolkata: Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee receives ‘Bangabibhusan -2017’ from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (unseen) during Bangabibhusan and Bangabhusan Award Ceremony-2017,in Kolkata on Saturday evening. /PTI] Kolkata, May 20 : Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee and India’s longest serving boss Y.C. Deveshwar were conferred the Banga Samman, West Bengal’s highest civilian award, by Chief Minister Mamata […]

Deveshwar, Soumitra Chatterjee conferred Bengal’s highest civilian award

Kolkata, May 20 : Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee and India’s longest serving boss Y.C. Deveshwar were conferred the Banga Samman, West Bengal’s highest civilian award, by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday. “Guide us… criticise us if we go wrong but do not misunderstand us. The awardees have contributed so much to Bengal and the Banga […]

No reduction in H1B visas to India: Sitharaman

New Delhi, May 20 : In a bid to ease apprehensions of the IT industry over the H1B visas, Commerce Ministry Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that India will get the same number of visas, though only the category of people to whom these are awarded may undergo a change. “Whatever number of H1B visas […]

GST rate of 28 per cent ‘huge setback’ for film industry: Siddharth Kapur

Mumbai, May 20 : The government’s decision to put cinema tickets under the 28 per cent tax bracket in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime is a major setback for the film industry, feels Siddharth Roy Kapur, President of The Film and Television Producers Guild of India. “The GST rate of 28 per cent […]