Evening News Headlines (May 19, 2017)
— P&NG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan asks party workers to gear up to defeat BJD in BMC Polls to break their backbone in the run up to 2019 Assembly Polls.
— Chhattisgarh: 3 Naxals surrender before CRPF in Jagdalpur.
— Healthcare and education services will be exempted from GST. 5% GST to be levied on cab aggregators like Ola and Uber, 28% GST on Cinema Halls & 5 Star Hotels. Economy class air travel to attract 5% GST; business class 12%.
— Travelling on metro, local train, religious travel, Haj yatra will all be exempt from GST.E-commerce firms like Flipkart and Snapdeal to deduct 1% TCS under GST. GST Council to meet again on June 3.
— J&K: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visits LoC, praises troops for their courage.
— President Pranab Mukherjee approves induction of AAP MLAs Kailash Gahlot & Rajendra PalGautam as Ministers in Delhi Govt.
— Kerala assembly opposes commercialisation of Genetically Modified Mustard.
— BJP councillor Kamal jeetSehrawat elected as South Delhi Mayor.
— CBI registers inquiry against two doctors who were sent by IOA to Rio Olympics with Indian contingent, without proper qualification.
— Goa Footbridge Collapse: Death toll rises to 3, rescue operations underway.
— A local court in Bhind issues arrest warrant against Madhya Pradesh Minister Lal Arya in Congress MLA Makhan Lal’s murder case.
By KalingaTV News Network – http://kalingatv.com/