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Govt extends last date for filing tax returns to Aug 5

Govt extends last date for filing tax returns to Aug 5

For those of you who are wondering what the penalty is; one is entitled to pay a penal interest of 1 per cent per month, starting from the due date of the returns filing till the actual date of filing with unpaid tax liability. The tax slabs might change any year. Keeping in view the government's inclination towards technology, the filing of ITR has been made easy and hassle-free.


Many injured as GJM protest turns violent in Jaigaon

Many injured as GJM protest turns violent in Jaigaon

It will continue till August 3 and the sum collected would be given to the District Magistrate, SDOs and BDOs to protest curbing the movement of essential commodities including food, baby food and medicines from Siliguri to the hills. The GJM leadership has claimed that police have resorted to firing, the district administration has denied the claim, PTI reported. The police and security forces patrolled the streets of the hills and kept a tight vigil at all entry and exit routes.


Won't let China 'just talk' over North Korea

Won't let China 'just talk' over North Korea

A statement from Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central News Agency Saturday said in a statement that the latest missile launch was a Hwasong-14, the same missile tested earlier in the month. Japanese fighter jets and US bombers conducted a joint drill off the Korean Peninsula on Sunday , Japanese Defense Minister Fumio Kishida said. China urged North Korea to respect United Nations Security Council resolutions.


Crowds cheer Imran Khan at rally ahead of PM vote in Pakistan

Crowds cheer Imran Khan at rally ahead of PM vote in Pakistan

President Mamnoon Hussain has already summoned the National Assembly session on August 1 at 3 pm for the prime minister's election. He claimed that Narowal-based PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal (former federal minister) would also be disqualified soon by the Supreme Court for holding Iqama of a foreign country.


Police push back against Trump's law-and-order speech

Police push back against Trump's law-and-order speech

The following, "Like when you guys put somebody in the auto and you're protecting their head, you know, the way you put their hand over?" President Trump made a joke while speaking to law enforcement officers that was portrayed in the media as an endorsement of police brutality.


Women get last laugh on health care

Women get last laugh on health care

President Donald Trump , no doubt, sees the writing on the wall. According to reports , MacArthur said the Senate should "get back at it" and not give up on the bill. McConnell designed it as a legislative vehicle the Senate could approve and begin talks with the House on a compromise, final bill. Good for him . But the press accounts describing McCain's courage in breathlessly laudatory terms-the Times already has an op-ed up praising him for having "single-handedly seized the ...