Wednesday evening news brief June 28 2017

Wednesday evening brief Jun 28 2017
Good evening!
Here’s everything that transpired during the course of the day…
Living in gated housing societies and banking services are likely to cost more after GST rollout. Monthly maintenance charges for such societies exceeding Rs 5000 will attract 18% under GST against the current 15%. Service charges on ATM transactions, Credit and Debit Cards, and insurance premiums are also likely to cost more. Read
A bike that personifies the person that rides it.

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China has removed an old bunker of the Indian Army at the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan in Sikkim. The forcible removal of the old bunker with a bulldozer came when the Indian side did not agree to a request by the Chinese authorities to dismantle it. China has not taken kindly to India building new bunkers and upgrading older ones along the border in Sikkim.
India’s communication satellite GSAT-17 will be launched tomorrow from Kourou in French Guiana. GSAT-17 with a lift-off mass of about 3,477 kg will carry payloads in normal C-band, extended C-band and S-band to provide various communication services. It also carries equipment for meteorological data relay and satellite based search and rescue services.
Mixed-use township in Bengaluru
2/3/4/ BHK homes in a mixed use township in Bengaluru starting at 98 Lacs.

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Linking existing Aadhaar numbers with PAN cards will be mandatory for tax payers from July 1. The intention is to check tax evasion through use of multiple PAN cards. Over 2 crore taxpayers have already linked their Aadhaar with PAN. The Supreme Court had upheld the validity of an I-T Act provision making Aadhaar mandatory for allotment of PAN cards and ITR filing.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday face a vote on whether to maintain increasingly unpopular austerity. This will be her first parliamentary challenge since a disastrous election earlier this month, in which the Conservatives lost majority in the House of Commons. The opposition Labour party is hoping to exploit concerns within May’s Conservative party that voters are tiring of its 7-year spending squeeze.
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