A proposed move by the Punjab government to bring down taxes on tobacco products in the state is being opposed by NGOs.
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Himachal Pradesh Friday said the central government's decision to extend incentives to industries in the hill state till March 2017 would not adversely affect the industrial growth of Punjab.
A recent decision of the Punjab government to drastically reduce value added tax (VAT) on cigarettes is being criticised for health and religious reasons.
A decision by the Punjab government to reduce the value added tax (VAT) on cigarettes has been opposed by NGOs and health experts.
The proposed move by the Punjab government to bring down taxes on cigarettes in the state came up against staunch opposition from a non-governmental organisation (NGO).
Putting its bet on seeing a new NDA government at the centre after the April-May general election, the Punjab government Friday opted for a vote on account instead of a regular budget for four months (April 1 to July 31) this year.
Following media reports of a spate of killings of Punjabis based in Philippines, the Punjab Non-Resident Indian (NRI) commission has directed the state government to act fast in this matter and take it up with the external affairs ministry for necessary action.
Despite its not so successful run in New Delhi, the Punjab government plans to implement the Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) in major cities in Punjab, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal announced Wednesday.
Girls aged up to five years will not have to pay any diagnostic fee in Punjab government hospitals, a spokesman said here Sunday.
The Punjab government has engaged services of two leading private consultancies to scrutinize the documents regarding property registrations in the state, a minister said Monday.
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