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Infosys to design new forms for filing GST returns

The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has directed its software vendor Infosys to design new forms for filing returns by traders, said its Group of Ministers Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday. "We have directed Infosys to design the new forms as suggested by the GST Council to simplify filing returns by traders on the network," Modi told reporters here after the 10th meeting of the GoM, held here to review the working of the network. "We plan to roll out the new simplified GST returns form in the next 4-6 months for the benefit of dealers or traders paying the indirect tax through the network," said Modi, who is also Bihar Deputy Chief Minister.

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U-turn by Hollande? Not aware about Indian Govt pressure for Reliance-Dassault deal

After kicking off a political storm in India, former French President Francois Hollande has said that he is not aware if Indian government had put pressure on Reliance and Dassault to work together. He reiterated that his government "did not choose Reliance in any way". Expressing ignorance over whether Indian government had any role in making Reliance Defence as Dassault's offset partner in rafale deal, speaking to AFP, Hollande said, "Only Dassault can comment on this."

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Petrol prices continue to rise; This is the cost in Mumbai

Petrol prices continued the upward movement across the metro cities on Saturday with the cost inching closer to the Rs 90-per-litre mark in Mumbai.

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Gold remains up on jewellers' buying: Check latest price here

Continuing its rising-streak for the second straight week, gold prices advanced by Rs 30 to end at Rs 31,450 per 10 gram at the bullion market, riding on brisk buying by local jewellers amid firm trend overseas.

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BUMPER discounts on Nikon 'Z' series camera, grab the offer

For Tokyo-headquartered Nikon, there is immense potential in the full-frame mirrorless camera segment and the newly-launched "Z-series" line-up will be among its key growth drivers in India. "Owing to the state-of-the-art features that our "Z" series offers, we are confident that we will achieve 30 per cent of our sales from mirrorless camera segment Year-on-Year (YoY) in the Indian market in the next two years," Sajjan Kumar, Managing Director, Nikon India, told in an interview. For the $11 billion camera industry, mirrorless cameras have been a growth engine as compact camera shipments have fallen.

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OnePlus 6 gets this new Android 9.0 Pie

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has announced rolling out the Android Pie 9.0 -- the ninth major update and the 16th version of the Android operating system (OS) -- for its OnePlus 6. The software update brings "Adaptive Battery" feature which learns the apps you use the most and prioritises battery usage for those. "OnePlus is driven by the idea of giving people the best possible hardware and software experience. First available on September 3 through the Open Beta Programme, Android Pie for the OnePlus 6 has been tested by our community and optimised for them," the company said in a statement late on Friday.

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Samsung dhamaka.. Launches 2 smartphones in Galaxy J serie

Refreshing its budget J series, Samsung India on Saturday launched Galaxy J4+ and J6+ for Rs 10,990 and Rs 15,990, respectively. Galaxy J6+ and Galaxy J4+ with glass-finish design and Dolby Atmos will be available from September 25 on retail outlets, Amazon, Flipkart and Samsung Shop. "Galaxy J series is India's most popular smartphone series, making up almost a third of all smartphones sold in India. We are making the J series even more exciting by introducing side fingerprint, emotify, glass finish and new reflective colours," Mohandeep Singh, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said in a statement.

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Facebook likely to launch 'Portal' video chat device

Taking on Amazon smart home devices, Facebook is reportedly set to announce its own video chat device called Portal next week. Similar to Amazon's Echo Show, the device will be Facebook's first foray into the consumer technology space, Cheddar reported on Friday. Amazon Echo Show and Echo Spot devices add video to the audio experience via voice assistant Alexa. While Echo home devices are microphone-equipped speakers, the Amazon Echo Show and Spot also include a display.

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China cancels trade talks with US

China has scrapped the trade talks with the US due next week by deciding not to send its Vice Premier Liu He for the negotiations, the Wall Street Journal reported. The newspaper cited sources saying China was also not sending a mid-level delegation to the US ahead of Liu's planned visit. The Chinese government has not made any announcement yet.

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Rs 500000 for FREE hospital treatment..Modi's bumper Diwali gift for you on Sunday..Know how to get

With states in elections this year and general elections in 2019, PM Narendra Modi will announce a mega health insurance scheme on Sunday to woo the voters with this social security schme. PM Modi will roll out the Centre's flagship Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), also dubbed a Modicare, from Jharkhand on Sunday. The ambitious scheme, which was renamed the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan (PMJAY), aims to provide a coverage of Rs five lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10 crore poor families.

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