Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
 India As It Happens
Rediff Labs will showcase innovative products that rediff is working on behind the scenes.
News   |   Images
Get Realtime News
on your webpage

About 33 results for "bidi"

Include bidi in demerit goods, oncologists urge Modi

Leading oncologists from over 100 cancer hospitals have urged the prime minister to include bidi in the list of demerit goods under the GST regime, saying this low-cost tobacco product is the single largest cause of smoking-related deaths in the country. DNA, 21 hours ago

35 images for bidi

Med India, 2 months ago
The Star (Kenya), 2 months ago
Financial Express, 2 months ago
TheWeek, 2 months ago
JOLLYBOSS, 2 months ago
YesAfrica, 2 months ago
SINA, 2 months ago
Ventures Africa, 2 months ago
World Economic Forum, 3 months ago
The Star (Kenya), 3 months ago

Sinnar Bidi Udyog's board meeting on March 09, 2017

Sinnar Bidi Udyog Ltd has informed BSE that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on March 09, 2017 to consider sale of investment in Associate Company, i.e. Sale of equity shares.
 Money Control1 month ago

Health group urges for higher taxes on bidi products under GST

Several public health groups, including the Voluntary Health Association of India, on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that all tobacco products especially bidis are taxed at uniformly high rates under the new GST framework.The public ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Tax tobocco products at high rates under new GST regime: Health groups  DNA2 months ago Public Health Group Urges for Higher Taxes on Bidi Products  Med India2 months ago

Bengal to merge five social security schemes into one

The five social security schemes which were merged into a single "Samajik Suraksha Yojana" are: Social Assistance Scheme of Provident Fund for unorganised workers, West Bengal unorganised sector worker health security scheme, Building and Other Construction ...
 DNA6 days ago

Higher tax on tobacco can save millions of lives

More than 51 million Indians could have been saved from tobacco deaths, had the Centre imposed a stricter excise duty on tobacco products, public health researchers have claimed. Analysing tobacco consumption trends, they found South Asia with a population of ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Higher tobacco taxes can help South Asia kick the butt

Higher taxes on tobacco could reduce smoking rates in South Asia by at least one-third and avoid 35-45 million premature deaths, according to a recent study.South Asia, with a population of 1.1 billion adults, has about 170 million adult smokers - mostly male ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

PM Modi to vet fitment of GST rates next week

Sources say contentious issues include rates for bidis, cigarettes, biscuits, edible oil, jewellery
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

If the GST has to really work...

The GST has been a great achievement, but it does suffer from weaknesses, says Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian. Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/ After the constitutional amendment bill that midwifed it, and with the passage of the four laws that have given it elaborate flesh and substance, the Goods and Services Tax has entered its last and critical phase: the determination of the GST’s rate structure.   Late last year, there was agreement on five broad GST slabs: ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Money Control

Govt releases new pictorial warnings for tobacco products

Replacing the existing images, the Health Ministry has released a new set of pictorial warnings for mandatory display on packets of cigarettes, bidis, and chewing tobacco with effect from April 1 this year.
 DNA2 weeks ago

Meghalaya Assembly passes deficit budget

Meghalaya Assembly today passed the Rs 13,048 crore annual budget for the year 2017-18 presented by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma. The budget has a deficit of Rs 1,236 crore, which is around 3.8 per cent of the state's Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP), and ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
Prev | Next
Personalize your Realtimeclose [x]
Add content to your personalized tab - My News
Add upto 6 topics of your interest:
for eg.2g Scam , World
Personalize the tabs display. ( You can add or remove the tabs )
AlertsGet updates on latest news & your favourite topics right in your inbox.Set an Alert|Manage your Alerts


Realtime News

on your Webpage

Add Widget >Get your members hooked!
Get updated on latest news & your favorite topics right in your inbox!
More     Less