[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY,
PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (ii)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
NOTIFICATION NO. 72/2015
New Delhi, the 24th August, 2015
S.O. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by the clause (22B) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act. 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies the Press Trust of India Limited, New Delhi as a news agency set up in India solely for collection and distribution of news, for the purpose of the said clause for three assessment years 2016-17 to 2018-19.
2. The notification is subject to the condition that the news agency applies its income or accumulates it for application solely for collection and distribution of news and does not distribute its income in any manner to its members.
[F. No. 165/5/2014-ITA-I]
Director, Government of India