CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK

Insurance Companies Settled 93 Percent Cases Of COVID-19

Insurance Companies Settled 93 Percent Cases Of COVID-19

By bringing the COVID epidemic under the purview of health insurance, the central government has given great relief to the people. Ever since the outbreak of the pandemic, COVID has been brought under health insurance, government insurance companies have filed COVID insurance claims worth Rs 17,537 crore till December 2021. Union Minister of State for …

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Budget 2022: Budget Should Be Focused On Boosting Consumption, Tax Exemption And Cheap Fuel Prices

Budget 2022: Budget Should Be Focused On Boosting Consumption, Tax Exemption And Cheap Fuel Prices

Only a few days are left for the presentation of the budget 2022. From common man to industries, all have high hopes from the Finance Minister. However, in the report of rating agency India Ratings, the government has also told the need to make some special provisions in the budget. According to the news of …

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CAIT Survey Reveals That 96 Percent Traders Of Delhi Are Demanding To Open Market Daily

CAIT Survey Reveals That 96 Percent Traders Of Delhi Are Demanding To Open Market Daily

Most of the traders of Delhi have demanded to open the market everyday. This has been revealed in the survey of CAIT (Confederation of All India Traders). In fact, CAIT conducted a survey among traders on the decision to continue the COVID restrictions in the capital. In this, 96 percent traders demanded to open the market …

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Supreme Court Directions For Compensation To Persons Died Of COVID-19

Supreme Court Directions For Compensation To Persons Died Of COVID-19

The Supreme Court’s directions for compensation to persons who died of COVID-19. The directions are summarized as under: 1.) The next of kin of the deceased who died due to Covid-19 shall be paid ex-gratia assistance of an amount of Rs. 50,000. 2.) That this compensation shall be disbursed by the District Disaster Management Authority/ …

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Government Issues Revised Discharge Policy for COVID-19

Government Issues Revised Discharge Policy for COVID-19

Government has issued revised discharge policy for COVID-19 on 9th January 2022. The revised discharge policy is aligned with the COVID-19 clinical management protocol, guidelines for home isolation of mild COVID-19 cases and advisory on Covid 19 testing strategy issued by Ministry of Health & FW. The policy document contains guidelines for treatment and discharge …

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COVID Vaccination: Registration For 15-18 Year Children Start From Today

COVID Vaccination: Registration For 15-18 Year Children Start From Today

Registration of corona vaccine is starting for 15 to 18 year old children in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced on Christmas that all children of 15 to 18 years in the country will be given the corona vaccine. Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted, “Children are safe, country’s future is safe! On the occasion …

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Your Data on CoWIN Portal is Completely Safe: Government

Your Data on CoWIN Portal is Completely Safe: Government

Official twitter handle of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for providing COVID news has tweeted that: Your data on the CoWIN portal is completely safe! Still, have doubts? Watch video in the tweet below. #IndiaFightsCorona: Your data on the #CoWIN portal is completely safe!✅ Still, have doubts? Watch this video to know more. For more …

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NAA

NAA Asks Tax Officials to Ensure Tax Rate Cut on Covid Supplies Reaches Consumer

The National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) has instructed the top brass of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) administration to ensure that producers and suppliers of medical devices and drugs lower prices of covid related supplies to pass on the benefit of recent tax rate cuts to consumers. [ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”2″ ihc_mb_template=”1″ ] More at livemint [/ihc-hide-content]

COVID VACCINE

States to Receive 11 Lakh COVID Vaccine Doses Soon: Centre

PTI: More than 1.84 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and UTs and they will receive over 11 lakh doses within the next three days, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday. The Centre has so far provided, both through the free of cost category and through direct state procurement category, more …

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HEADLINES

Top COVID and World News Headlines of 24 May 2021

24 May 2021- Today’s Top COVID and World News Headlines: (1.) Singapore approves COVID breath test that gives result in a minute. (2.) India records 2,23,601 cases, 4,454 deaths and 3,02,544 recoveries in the last 24 hours of 23rd May. (3.) India overtakes Germany and Russia to become 3rd largest country with most billionaires. (4.) …

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CBIC

CBIC Prescribes Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Implementation of New Provisions for Revocation of GST Cancellation in the Wake of COVID-19

Vide Circular No. 148/04/2021-GST, the CBIC has prescribed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for implementation of the provision of extension of time limit to apply for revocation of cancellation of registration under section 30 of the CGST Act, 2017 and rule 23 of the CGST Rules, 2017. To download the copy of Circular, Please Click Here

DR S JAISHANKAR

Twist in COVID Politics: Singapore Foreign Minister Slams Arvind Kejriwal and Indian External Affairs Minister Says Arvind Kejriwal Does Not Speak for India

Chief Minister of Delhi Sh. Arvind Kejriwal tweeted on 18th May that there is Singapore COVID Variant in India, so flights with Singapore should be cancelled immediately. Later, Singapore Foreign Minister Slams Arvind Kejriwal and says he should stick to facts. Official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs of India has tweeted that “Singapore Government …

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

Breaking: Union Health Ministry Writes to States & UTs on Allocation of COVID Vaccine

Union Health Ministry has written to States/ UTs on allocation of COVID vaccine doses during May & first fortnight of June from Govt of India channel, & availability of Vaccine doses that can be procured directly by States & private hospitals during May and June 2021: Government of India According to the advance visibility provided …

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PM NARENDRA MODI

PM Modi Interacts with State and District Officials on the COVID-19 Situation

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi through video conference interacted with field officials from States and Districts regarding their experience in handling the Covid-19 pandemic.  During the interaction, the officials thanked the Prime Minister for leading the fight against the second wave of Covid from the front. The officials shared their experiences and apprised the Prime …

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Tax Concept

Team Tax Concept’s Initiative to Help India to Overcome Second Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic

Team Tax Concept’s Initiative to Help India to Overcome Second Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic: Make a donation to any organisation for COVID Relief and send us the proof of donation. In exchange, you can ask any legal queries related to Income Tax, GST and MCA. Please send the proof of donation at 7232812677 (Tax Concept) …

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Compilation of Reliefs Provided in GST Compliance as well as GST Payment in the Wake of Second Wave of COVID-19

As Indian businesses are severely affected from the second wave of COVID-19, the government has provided reliefs in GST compliance as well as payment. The compilation of these reliefs are as under for the kind reference of taxpayers and professionals: (1.) Waiver of interest and late fee to normal taxpayers (filing return on monthly or …

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No One shall be Denied Vaccine, Medicine, Hospitalization or Treatment for Want of Aadhaar: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) says no one shall be denied vaccine, medicine, hospitalization or treatment for want of Aadhaar. UIDAI says, there are certain news items that have appeared in media claiming that vaccination & few other essential services were being denied to residents for want of Aadhaar.

COVID Relief: 1.5 Lakh Units of Oxycare Systems to be Procured through PM CARES

COVID Relief: 1.5 Lakh Units of Oxycare Systems to be Procured through PM CARES

PM-CARES Fund has accorded sanction for procurement of 1,50,000 units of Oxycare System at a cost of Rs 322.5 Crore. It is a comprehensive system developed by DRDO to regulate oxygen being administrated to patients based on the sensed values of their SpO2 levels. The system has been developed in two Configurations. The basic version …

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COVID Confusion: Indian Health Ministry Said WHO has not Associated the Term “Indian Variant” with B.1.617, Now Classified as Variant of Concern

Several media reports have covered the news of World Health Organisation (WHO) classifying B.1.617 as variant of global concern. Some of these reports have termed the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus as an “Indian Variant”. These media reports are without any basis, and unfounded. This is to clarify that WHO has not associated the term …

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Employees of Work Places (Government and Private) aged 45 Years or More to be Vaccinated at Work Place Vaccination Centres from 11 April 2021

The Health Ministry has written to all States and UTs that COVID-19 vaccination sessions may now be organized at workplaces (both public & private) which are having about 100 eligible and willing beneficiaries by tagging these workplaces with an existing COVID Vaccination Center (CVC). To support the States in this initiative, guidelines have been prepared and the same have conveyed by the Union Health Secretary to the States and UTs. These guidelines will support the State and District Programme Managers with the requisite information and guide them on organizing vaccination sessions at such workplaces (both public & private). Such work place vaccination centres may be launched across States/UTs from 11th April 2021.

CBDT Issues Clarification in Respect of Residential Status under Income Tax Act, 1961

CBDT Disposed Off All the Representations for Extension of Due Date for Filing Income Tax Audit Report

CBDT Disposed Off All the Representations for Extension of Due Date for Filing Income Tax Audit Report On 11th January, 2020, CBDT passes order u/s 119 of Income-tax Act, 1961 in F No. 370153/39/2020-TPL disposing off the representations for extension of due date for filing of Audit Report u/s 44AB, in compliance with the order …

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Coronavirus vaccination

First phase of dry run for Coronavirus vaccination begins in four states

The dry run for COVID-19 vaccination has begun in India. In the first phase, four states – Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab and Assam began the two day exercise from Monday. The aim of the exercise is to identify challenges and make required changes in the plan so that the final process becomes foolproof. The Health …

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Tax Concept is Inviting Ideas/ Suggestions/ Proposals from Professionals Across the Country

Tax Concept is Inviting Ideas/ Suggestions/ Proposals from professionals across the country, so that we can submit these suggestions etc. to the Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Professional Community for the Union Budget 2021-22. The last date for the same is 25th November, 2020 (11.00 PM). To submit suggestions etc., please fill the …

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