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Centre mulls cut in gold import duty

Centre mulls cut in gold import duty

Jul 28,2017 , 03:05 AM IST | National
Good days ahead for those looking to buy gold with the central government seriously mulling over lowering import duty on the yellow metal to check smuggling. A cut in import duty will reduce gold prices in the country by up to 8 per cent.   
GST melts jewellery demand by 30%

GST melts jewellery demand by 30%

Jul 07,2017 , 02:47 AM IST | Telangana
Before recouping from the jolt of demonetisation, which was announced on November 8, 2016, new tax regime GST has started hammering down the jewellery market. As a result, jewellery sales in Hyderabad, which accounts for lion’s share in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh bullion, were down by 85 per cent after GST coming into force from July 1 onwards, according to Twin Cities Jewellers’ Association. Wo
Hyderabad IT faces headwinds

Hyderabad IT faces headwinds

Jun 24,2017 , 02:50 AM IST | Telangana
With the first quarter of FY18 coming to an end, domestic IT industry more particularly the Hyderabad software industry is grappling with a gamut of challenges right from the trimming headcount to dealing with automation, reskilling existing manpower, adopting new technologies in more commercial way, etc.  
Amusement parks imposing 28% tax under GST

Amusement parks imposing 28% tax under GST

May 31,2017 , 03:14 AM IST | Telangana
Industry bodies and amusement parks voice their concerns over imposing of 28 per cent GST on them, while demanding for total exemption or single digit tax rate as the industry serves for children outdoor entertainment.
GST to push up solar tariff

GST to push up solar tariff

May 30,2017 , 02:26 AM IST | National
The latest decision of the GST Council to impose 5 per cent GST on solar panel equipment is expected to push tariff by 2-3 per cent. Contrary to concerns that the Centre might impose 18 per cent on solar panel equipment, the Council has decided to fix it up at 5 per cent. 
Hyderabad lags behind Kanpur, Lucknow: Economic Survey-2017

Hyderabad lags behind Kanpur, Lucknow: Economic Survey-2017

Feb 03,2017 , 03:09 AM IST | Telangana
Despite scoring high in transparency, accountability and revenue parameters among urban local bodies (ULB), Hyderabad still lags in key benchmarks such as availability of services and per capita capital expenditure, according to the latest Economic Survey-2017 report.