After Tamil Nadu, Puducherry cuts VAT on petrol by 3%, price to drop below Rs 100
fuel

After Tamil Nadu, Puducherry cuts VAT on petrol by 3%, price to drop below Rs 100

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Puducherry government on August 25 announced a tax cut in petrol prices. The territorial administration has cut value-added tax (VAT) on petrol by 3 percent. The decision on the reduction was taken by Chief Minister N Rangasamy at a meeting of the territorial cabinet earlier and was approved by Lieutenant Governor […]

Silver prices marginally up amid lackluster movement in gold, firm dollar; support at Rs 61,400
Commodities

Silver prices marginally up amid lackluster movement in gold, firm dollar; support at Rs 61,400

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Silver prices were moderately higher on August 24 tracking subdued movement in gold and firm dollar. The precious metal had increased 2.4 percent yesterday on the COMEX. The white metal pared losses and turned into the green after a gap-down start in the afternoon session, tracking the muted overseas cues. The […]

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to start 2-day visit to Mumbai from today
Economy

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to start 2-day visit to Mumbai from today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting the financial capital for two days starting on August 24 to meet key stakeholders. She will begin the day with a meeting with officials from the Income Tax department in the Bandra Kurla Complex business district and follow it up with deliberations on […]

Afghanistan crisis: Austria says no refugees, Swiss plans summit
Afghanistan

Afghanistan crisis: Austria says no refugees, Swiss plans summit

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Austria won’t accept Afghan asylum seekers and will instead focus on assisting them locally, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said, according to excerpts of an interview published by broadcaster Puls 24.The ruling People’s Party has taken a hard line on immigration amid international calls to help Afghans at risk of persecution after the […]

Afghanistan crisis: Embassy staff among 200 Indians stuck in Kabul
WORLD NEWS

Afghanistan crisis: Embassy staff among 200 Indians stuck in Kabul

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s defence top brass, the foreign policy establishment, and senior intelligence officials are understood to have reviewed the fast-paced developments in Afghanistan on Monday, a day after the Taliban seized control of the country 20 years after it was ousted by a US-led military coalition. People familiar with the meetings said the immediate priority of […]

Covid relaxation: Hotels, malls can stay open in Maharashtra till 10 p.m.
Coronavirus News

Covid relaxation: Hotels, malls can stay open in Maharashtra till 10 p.m.

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Hotels, restaurants and malls can function in Maharashtra till 10 p.m. from August 15 as a part of new relaxation measures announced by the state government on Wednesday. Entry in malls will be allowed to fully vaccinated individuals only. Cinema halls, auditoriums and places of worship will remain shut. The state had allowed for the […]