With the reduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) slab for fans from 28 percent to 18 percent, the price of energy efficient fans distributed under the Government of India’s Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme have been revised. The 5-star rated fans will now be available at Rs 1,110 only, according to a press release.
There’s no magic solution to the smog problem in Delhi as it’s caused by a variety of factors, United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim has said, adding: “The key here is providing clear, decisive leadership on the issue.”
India has recorded 45 percent jump in the number of petrol pumps in the last six years, possibly the highest growth rate in the world, as public and private sector firms jostled to capture retailing sites.
A major train accident was averted when the driver of the Madurai-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Express applied brakes in the nick of time on seeing an overturned vehicle on the railway track near Bhopal, officials said.
The Bombay High Court on Friday said the Central Railways (CR) and the BMC should soon come up with a solution for the construction of a foot-over bridge (FOB) in Byculla, saying the common man could not be expected to suffer.