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GST council clears draft for compensating states for loss of revenue

GST council clears draft for compensating states for loss of revenue Jaitley, who chairs the Council that includes State Ministers as members, said that the next meeting of the Council will be held on March 4 and 5 when it will approve the draft model laws for Centre, States and Integrated GST. Among key measures, the Council today gave its nod to anti-profiteering clause that wants to front-load low tax rate benefits to consumers, according to CNBC-TV18. [Full Article...]

You can help NASA find the new 9th planet!

You can help NASA find the new 9th planet! What Backyard Worlds has done is pool months of infrared images of the sky. Alternately, the undiscovered object could be a brown dwarf , a sub-stellar object more massive than gas giants, that emits infrared radiation. Moving objects flagged by participants will be prioritized by the science team for follow-up observations by professional astronomers. If the citizen scientist has successful... [Full Article...]

Born Muslim scientist detained

Born Muslim scientist detained In addition, he has never visited the countries on the immigration ban, and he's 10-year employee of a major USA federal agency. "I asked a question, 'Why was I chosen?' And he wouldn't tell me", he says. "I've also been working with JPL legal counsel". I removed my Facebook page until I was sure this account wasn't also compromised by the intrusion into my phone and connected apps. [Full Article...]