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GST rollout: Discounts, sales flood gadgets and apparel market as pan India taxation system set to kick in

GST rollout: Discounts, sales flood gadgets and apparel market as pan India taxation system set to kick in

Retailers are using flash sales to clear their slow-moving inventory with discounts ranging between 10-40 per cent on air-conditioners and discounts as high as 50 per cent on apparels. (Photo: Reuters)

GST also known as the Goods and Services Tax …

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For Shakespeare, the Trump-stabbing “Caesar” would be business as usual

For Shakespeare, the Trump-stabbing “Caesar” would be business as usual

I waited in line for four hours (in the drizzling rain and pregnant, no less) to see the Public Theater’s recent production of “Julius Caesar”at Shakespeare in the Park.

At the time, I had not heard about the production’s modern …

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Trans kids need love too! These parents show how it’s done.

Trans kids need love too! These parents show how it’s done.

A new video from The Scene highlights one of the purest, most wonderful things in the world: a parent’s love for their child.

In late 2016, the site released a heartwarming video of dads and their daughters sharing some affirmations …

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Syria Casts Long Shadow Across Rex Tillerson’s Big Trip To Italy And Russia

Syria Casts Long Shadow Across Rex Tillerson’s Big Trip To Italy And Russia

Prompted by a chemical weapons attack, the U.S. loosed dozens of Tomahawk missiles last week on an air base operated by Syrian President Bashar Assad, the embattled ally of Russia. In the hours and days since the strike, Russian leaders …

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What We Know About the Elementary School Shooting in San Bernardino

What We Know About the Elementary School Shooting in San Bernardino

San Bernardino, California, was rocked by gun violence once again on Monday morning, when a man and a woman were killed and two elementary school students hospitalized in an apparent murder-suicide. The crime scene in this case was a classroom …

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United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane; officer put on leave

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane; officer put on leave

United Airlines sparked outrage on Monday for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked, and one of the security officers involved in the incident was placed on leave pending an investigation.…

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Secret A.T.F. Account Paid for $21,000 Nascar Suite and Las Vegas Trip

Secret A.T.F. Account Paid for $21,000 Nascar Suite and Las Vegas Trip

WASHINGTON — Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives used a secret, off-the-books bank account to rent a $21,000 suite at a Nascar race, take a trip to Las Vegas and donate money to the school of …

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TV tonight: ‘Switched at Birth’ goes out with emotional finale

TV tonight: ‘Switched at Birth’ goes out with emotional finale

Katie Leclerc as Daphne Vasquez and Vanessa Marano as Bay Kennish in “Switched at Birth.”

TV picks for Tuesday, April 11

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (8 p.m., Fox): As the cop comedy returns for its spring premiere, news arrives that, because the …

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Death by 1,000 cuts: How Republicans can still alter your health coverage

Death by 1,000 cuts: How Republicans can still alter your health coverage

The Affordable Care Act’s worst enemies are now in charge of the vast range of health coverage it created. They’re also discussing changes that could affect a wider net of employment-based policies and Medicare coverage for seniors.

Republicans failed last …

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Big, shiny asteroid to fly (safely) past Earth on April 19

Big, shiny asteroid to fly (safely) past Earth on April 19

Artist’s impression of a near-Earth asteroid. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

A whopper of an asteroid will make a close approach to Earth on April 19. There’s no need to panic, though; NASA says it won’t collide with our planet. But it will get …

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