As October heats up, Mumbai warms up to AC local train
Monday, October 15, 2018, 7:42 AM
The only air-conditioned (AC) local running on the Western Railway is finally attracting patrons. Just as the October heat has kicked in, the recent figures of Western Railway shows that in the past 9 months, 30 lakh people have used it. This is a positive sign especially with second AC local supposed to join the fleet within a few weeks.
Delhi's Doordarshan Bhawan hit by minor fire; no casualties reported
Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 9:50 PM
A fire broke out in an AC plant of Doordarshan Bhawan at Delhi's Mandi House. A Delhi Fire Service official said a call was received about the fire at 12:50 pm and five fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire was controlled within 10 minutes. The AC plant is situated on Doordarshan Bhawan's ground floor. No casualties have been reported yet.
From 226 at launch, only 35 goods left in highest tax bracket of GST
Monday, July 23, 2018, 11:31 AM
The GST Council has pruned the 28% slab by cutting rates on 191 goods over the past one year, leaving just 35 items in the highest tax bracket. The items remaining in the 28% bracket include automobiles, digital cameras, tyres, yachts, aircraft, aerated drinks and cigarettes. The Council on Saturday cut rates on TV, fridge and washing machine among others.