Govt may cut duty for iron ore exports from Goa

Keen on bailing out the struggling Goan iron ore sector, the Centre may soon announce a special package for miners in the state by pruning duty on exports of the steel-making raw material from 30 per cent.

10% duty will add to capex burden by Rs 1,000 crore: COAI

India has signed ITA 1 as a member of World Trade Organisation (WTO) in March, 1997 which, has finished off the electronics manufacturing industry in the country.

Duty refund claims touch Rs 19,000 cr; impacting exports: FIEO

The government should expeditiously clear Rs 19,000 crore of duty refund claims as the mounting arrears are hurting shipments, demanded exporters.

Cops asked to report for duty or face suspension

Bihar`s Director General of Police
(DGP) Neelmani on Friday directed 56 policemen to report for duty
at their new posting with the special branch/CID latest by
August 16 or face suspension.

Sarah Jessica Parker’s Jury Duty fury!

Parker has denied reports that she was complaining when she came to Manhattan federal court for jury duty, insisting that she never shirks any of her civic responsibilities.

10 govt teachers suspended for dereliction of duty in Poonch

Ten teachers have been suspended for
dereliction of duty after four government schools, they were
working in, were found closed during the day, officials said
here on Saturday.

UPSRTC bans mobile phones for staff on duty

Uttar Pradesh State Road
Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has banned conductors and
drivers on duty from using mobile phones to prevent them from
alerting their colleagues about surprise checks, officials
said on Tuesday.

Six policemen suspended for dereliction of duty

Six policemen were suspended on the
charge of dereliction of duty after an undertrail escaped from
their custody, a senior police officer said here today.

Listening to cricket commentary on duty can cost your job

Listening to commentary and wilfully skipping duties can prove costly to employees as the Supreme Court has
upheld the 1989 sacking of a railway constable found glued to his radio during duty hours.

Uttar Pradesh increases licensing fee, duty on liquor

Tipplers will have to shell out
more on alcohol from April 1 in Uttar Pradesh as the state has
increased licensing fee and duty on country-made alcohol,
Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and beer.