Tag: May

Cabinet may this week consider hike in GST cess on cars

Cars attract the top tax rate of 28%. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi:The Cabinet may this week consider issuing an ordinance to increase the cess on mid- size, large cars and SUVs to 25% from 15% under the goods and services tax (GST) regime at present. The…

Top nine cars spotted testing at the Nurburgring in May

Summer is here and with warmer temperatures, manufacturers have now begun to push the testing of their cars in the direction of high performance. One of the most obvious signs of this change is the shift of test vehicles from the mountains to the long straights…

Under GST, small cars may see hike in prices

New Delhi: Small and mid-sized cars may see a small hike in prices after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is rolled out from 1 July as different goods are fitted into the four-slab rate structure. The GST will unify at least 10 central and state…

No Detention Policy: Centre may leave decision on states

New Delhi: States may soon overturn the policy of “No Detention” upto class VIII as a top advisory board on education on Tuesday left the decision on the issue to their discretion, while the HRD Ministry will soon take a call on compulsory examination for class…

This 3D-printed bioabsorbable bone implant may improve future surgeries

In a major step towards improving surgeries after head or face injuries, Russian scientists have developed a new type of 3D-printed polymeric bone implants that can get absorbed and subsequently replaced with natural bone tissue in the body. The prototype can be printed on 3D-printers according…

Microsoft may launch Surface all-in-one PC at Oct 26 event

Microsoft has announced a Windows 10 Event on October 26 to be held in New York City. On its homepage, Microsoft says “Please join us to see what’s next for Windows 10”, however, it is rumoured that the company may launch an all-in-one Surface desktop at…