Centre may consider tax cuts for products in highest GST slab

More items may be knocked off the highest GST slab in an attempt to boost demand, as per a reportin The Economic Times. The economic slowdown has most states in favour of a tax reduction. Worried about the demand slump and unemployment, they communicated these concerns to the Centre as well, it said. The Indian economy slipped to a five-year low of 6.8 percent in FY19, with January seeing the lowest numbers at 5.8 percent. The GST Council, under new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, may meet ahead of the Budget presentation on July…

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Why All Runners Should Consider Adding Yoga to Their Routines

“Down Dog,” the teacher says. It’s the last one of class; by now my body is dripping in sweat and my muscles are particularly loose. With 10 minutes until beloved Savasana, I know which pose is coming next. “Lift your right leg to the sky and pull it through for Sleeping Pigeon. Keep your right thigh parallel to the mat, and make sure your foot stays flexed.” I glide my foot forward just as she says, anticipating what I’m about to feel. Sleeping Pigeon, a deep hip opener, is one of…

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