“Tea is highly price sensitive. Any increase in tea prices as a consequence of high GST rate could have adversely affected the sustainability and economic viability of the tea sector," a joint statement said.
According to the MoU, HECL has agreed to manufacture spare-parts of narrow gauge steam locomotives, and develop steam boilers for such locomotives, and supply them to NF Railways for the next five years.
The CNTC statement issued in Kohima said that the government officials were always at the receiving end when some factions impose “taxes” on the public, and thus, should be dealt with “restraint” by the NIA.
Inaugurating Facebook’s 'Boost your Business' programme, Sonowal said such programmes not only provide a global platform to the entrepreneurs but also make their access to the world’s digital economy easier.
Sarma’s announcement came a little over five months after he had asked madrasas to stop remaining shut on Fridays and shift their weekly off-day uniformly with other educational institutions to Sunday.
While the incident occurred at around 12:30 AM, neighbours broke open the front door of the house, informed the fire brigade, and rescued and shifted the three girls and their mother to the GMC Hospital at around 2 PM.
Pointing at the use of the word “traditional dresses”, SAKP president Basab Kalita said any order asking employees to wear such dresses would create a lot of confusion in a multi-ethnic and pluralistic state like Assam.