"02 April 2011" Archive

SBI revises interest rates for NRIs

Country's largest lender State Bank of India on Friday revised interest rates for deposits by non-resident Indians (NRIs) across maturities and currencies. Under the revised rate structure, NRIs will get up to 26 basis points more for deposits in foreign currencies, while the rates for deposits in Indian rupee have gone down marginally, a...

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SC mulls 'loophole' in Sebi takeover code

The Supreme Court will decide whether a listed entity can be exempted from the takeover code or not when the company allots shares on preferential basis to promoters under special circumstance for expansion. Admitting a petition by market regulator SEBI against appellate tribunal SAT's order granting exemption to Arvind Remedies and its p...

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Mahindra Satyam to submit Rs 617 cr to Income Tax department

Mahindra Satyam today said it will submit to tax authorities about Rs 617 crore demanded by I-T Department under the foreign tax credit liability. "The company shall submit a banker's cheque for Rs 350 crore and an unconditional bank guarantee for Rs 267 crore, upon which the Additional Commissioner of Income Tax shall withdraw the garnis...

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Bihar finance – CAG finds irregularities for 2009-10

Non-submission of detailed contingency (DC) bills worth Rs 11,854 crore, defalcation and loss to the tune of Rs 407.97 crore up to March 2010 are among the highlights of the CAG report on Bihar finances for 2009-10. Talking to reporters, Principal Accountant General (Audit), Bihar, P Dinaraj said that of Rs 14,272 crore drawn on 58,423 ab...

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World Cup final – ICC lifts ban on news channels

The International Cricket Council (ICC) tonight lifted the ban on news television channels covering the world cup finals following intervention by Information & Broadcasting Ministry, but will seek legal action against them for alleged violation of media guidelines. "The ICC has decided to commence legal action against the companies invo...

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INTERPOL, Lyon issues clarification on a news item of Maldives Newspaper relating to 2011 Cricket World Cup

The Interpol's General Secretariat Headquarters based at Lyon (France) has issued a clarification on an article "Interpol on the hunt for two Maldivians involved in planning Cricket World Cup Attack" published in the newspaper "Haveeru" on 26th March, 2011 in the Maldives which contains serious inaccuracies. The Interpol denied this news ...

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RBI releases Study on State Finances 2010-11

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today released “State Finances: A Study of Budgets of 2010-11”, a publication that provides data, analysis and assessment of finances of State governments. The State governments presented their budgets for 2010-11 against the backdrop of an economic recovery and improving growth prospects for the Indian...

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SEBI tells listed companies to run updated websites from 1st April 2011

Having a website with up-to-date information at any given point of time will become mandatory for all the listed companies with effect from tomorrow -- a move aimed at providing investors with easy access to information. A notification by market regulator Sebi, which makes it mandatory for listed companies to have a functional website wi...

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Promotion, Posting and Transfer of CCIT and DGIT

Order No. 54 of 2011 (31/03/2011)

Vide Order No. 54 of 2001 dated 31.3.2011, the CBDT has announced the promotion of Commissioners & Directors of Income-tax as Chief Commissioners and the posting & transfer of the Chief Commissioners & Director Generals of Income-tax. Copy of order is attached below for your reference. Order No. 54 of 2001 related to Promotion, Posting & ...

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CA, CS, ICWA, Legal Professionals exempted from collecting service tax on accrual basis

Ministry of Finance has today issued the above Notification amending Point of taxation Rules, 2011. Rules 7 has been substituted by a new Rule whereby, point of taxation in respect specified service providers which includes Chartered Accountants (individuals or proprietary firms or partnership firms) will be the date on which payment is ...

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