Union Budget 2021 Updates: Textile body seeks customs duty hike on man-made yarns in Budget

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updatesRealty sector seeks sops in Union budgetThe real estate sector wants stimulus in the form of sops in the upcoming Union Budget to boost housing demandThe demands include:Personal tax relief, tax rebate on housing, extension of interest subvention, GST waiver, infrastructure status for the realty and easing liquidity for…

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Pakistan risks FATF blacklisting as it continues to abate terrorism: Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan might be pushed into the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) ‘black list’ next month as it continues to finance and tolerate terrorist organisations, Greek City Times reported. Terrorist organisations, such as Jamaar-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM), continue to operate with impunity in Pakistan. The FATF blacklist is a list of countries that the…

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This small country in South America could be the next big oil find

The Atlantic waters off Guyana have become one of the world’s hottest oil-drilling zones. Now, international oil executives are looking at neighboring Suriname. Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Apache and several other companies are gearing up operations off Suriname’s coast. They hope that the South American country, which recently emerged from decades of authoritarian…

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Hollywood returns: Lady Gaga, J. Lo headline Joe Biden inauguration

Gaga. J. Lo. Hanks. Legend. Miranda. Brooks. Bruuuuuce. It’s a far cry from a normal inauguration, with Washington locked down due to security concerns, and most inaugural events gone virtual because of the raging coronavirus pandemic. But one thing is back that virtually disappeared four years ago: the A-list. A slew of glittery celebrities is…

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