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GST rates: Here's how it will impact some stocks


However, no consensus could be reached on the rate to apply on gold as well as beedi. Transport services have been taxed at 5 per cent, work contracts at 12 per cent, telecom and financial services will attract 18 per cent tax, but healthcare and education have been exempted. Read More »

Britain deploys troops to prevent attacks after Manchester bombing

They included an eight-year-old girl, two teenage girls and a 28-year-old man. Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya and Syria as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. Officials are probing how often Abedi had travelled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011. Read More »

Celine Dion Dances To Cher's "Believe" Backstage At BBMAs

Upon accepting the award, Drake tipped his hat to Adele saying, "I just want to say hold tight Adele because when a new thing drops you will crawl your way back to get the record back". Cher went on to thank her mother who once told her: "You're not going to be the smartest, you're not going to be the prettiest, you're not going to be the most talented, but you're going to be special". Read More »

Ex-CIA director says he warned Russia

The CIA learned about their meetings when they launched an investigation into Russian hackers' involvement in the presidential race. "They (the Russians) try to suborn individuals and they try to get individuals, including US persons, to act on their behalf either wittingly or unwittingly", he said, adding that "individuals going on a treasonous path often do not realize it until it is too late". Read More »

Predators Face Ducks For Game 6 In Nashville


They also could activate 37-year-old center Vernon Fiddler, who played in the first two games of the conference finals before sitting out the last two. Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said Gibson wants to play in Game 6, but will be re-evaluated. "There wasn't a positive response from Eaves's skating yesterday", Carlyle said. Read More »

Lance Armstrong is engaged to longtime girlfriend Anna Hansen


Armstrong and Hansen have been together for almost 10 years and have two children together. They have three children together: 17-year-old son Luke and 15-year-old twin daughters Grace and Isabelle . "Obviously it didn't work out, but I think and I hope she's happy", Armstrong told Stern. He was stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles. Read More »

Brand new Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer, poster & release date revealed


Stark treating me like a kid". Speaking of that Spidey suit, the trailer gives us a closer look at all of the cool things it can do. "When the movies" villain, the Vulture ( Michael Keaton ), swoops Spider-Man out of the air mid-web-swing and into the sky, Spider-Man is able to escape because the red spider on the back of his suit turns into a parachute. Read More »

Is Brad Pitt meeting Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai?


War Machine filmed in 20 locations around the UAE. This is his second visit to the country. On his visit to India , the Hollywood hunk has met the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan . For the premiere in Tokyo, he went for an all white outfit. This time, Pitt's trip to the country will be short as he will be flying out on Thursday morning. Read More »

WWE Backlash results: New WWE Champion Jinder Mahal beats Randy Orton

Harper has a new look, has slimmed down and performed well here, even though this match was put in a tough spot on the card after Styles-Owens and before Orton-Mahal. But knowing the WWE , nothing remains set in stone until it takes place in the ring. He shares a good friendship bond with Bollywood Boyz who were presented there with him outside the rings when won the WWE Championship title. Read More »

Solemn duty to remember Holocaust victims, says Donald Trump on memorial visit

If President Donald Trump concludes his first global trip by saying he made history "even while sitting on a plane", no one can say he's wrong. President Trump became the first sitting president to pray at Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, visiting a site with both religious and political significance as he attempts to broker peace between Israelis and Palestinians . Read More »

Arsenal owner Kroenke says his shares in club not for sale


However, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment - the company which owns 67 per cent of Arsenal - released a statement this morning insisting further interest from Usmanov or any other interested party will be dismissed. Gab Marcotti and Steve Nicol disagree on how Arsenal players would react if Stan Kroenke sells the club. Arsene Wenger has admitted for the first time that the uncertainty surrounding his future has affected his players mentally over the course of the season, calling the ... Read More »

Destiny 2 on the Nintendo Switch is Not Happening

However, PC players might need more patience in waiting as it looks like PC release of " Destiny 2 " will be delayed. Shaw explained that rather than Bungie "outsourcing" this version of the game, the company has developed a "true partnership" with Vicarious Visions, the developer behind the Crash Bandicoot N. Read More »

Having previously clashed, Trump and Pope Francis meet

Francis holds his weekly audience with the general public on Wednesday at 10 St Peter's Square.After the meeting, Trump moves on to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, followed by the last stop on his trip, to a Group of Seven summit in Sicily. Read More »

Senate intelligence panel to subpoena 2 Flynn companies

Warner said that Flynn's businesses are being subpoenaed because it is believed that "a business does not have the right to take the Fifth if it's a corporation". In his remarks, Burr said that the committee would still like to hear from Flynn and to review his business documents related to the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Philippines needs modern arms to fight ISIS, Duterte tells Putin

Villegas says the gunmen are demanding the government recall its forces. Philippine officials said last week that President Rodrigo Duterte approved the Department of Finance's recommendation not to accept 250 million euros (nearly $280 million) in European Union grants for 2017 to 2020 to discourage the bloc from interfering in Philippine internal affairs and requiring a review of the country's adherence to the rule of law. Read More »

Music icon Chris Cornell cremated


Poignantly, Chris had played a sold out show just hours earlier , even chatting with fans and posing for selfies after the gig. Imagine Dragon's Dan Reynold paid a tribute to the singer at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. It is believed that the report comes from one of the police officers who was on the scene on Wednesday night, with it being stated that Martin Kirsten, a member of the star's security team, was the one to find the singer. Read More »

Trump says he didn't tell Russian Federation he got intelligence from Israel


The Trump administration drew the ire of some Israelis this week when officials declined to state that the Western Wall was part of Israel , as has been USA policy. He called it a "great honour" to be the first sitting President to visit the holy site. Trump has handed son-in-law Jared Kushner and longtime business lawyer Jason Greenblatt the assignment of charting the course toward a peace process. Read More »

'Alien: Covenant' Is An Enjoyable Correction In Xenomorph Course

Covenant , like Prometheus before it, is Scott unrestrained, making the films he wants to make without worrying about trying to fit them within whatever box you'd like to put them into. Covenant debuted at the top spot, with Disney/Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Volume Two nipping at its heels in second. Covenant scored a 73% approval rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes , just slightly above Prometheus' 72%. Read More »

Celtics celebrated Game 3 win by Facetiming with Isaiah Thomas


The Boston Celtics lost Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals after allowing the Cleveland Cavaliers starting frontcourt to score 90 points, the first time that's happened in a regulation playoff game since 1986. "You have to have some type of adversity to be successful", James said. "Just expect him to be better in Game 4". In three games against the Celtics , the Cavs have outscored Boston by 64 with James on the court and been outscored by 10 when he sits. Read More »

Ex-CIA Chief: 'Interactions' Between Trump Campaign, Russia


Separately Tuesday, leading Democratic senators were withholding votes for Trump's nominee to lead the Treasury Department's terrorism and financial crimes division, to protest the administration not producing records related to their probe of the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russian officials. Read More »

Trump, Pope Francis exchange gifts in first meeting

Trump was accompanied by his wife, Melania and daughter Ivanka , dressed in black in keeping with Vatican protocol, that is no longer always observed by visiting female dignitaries. The cameras and a clutch of reporters followed as the Pope welcomed Trump into his private study, where the mood appeared stiff at first - as though the war of words the two men had previously exchanged hung over the room. Read More »

The Billboard Music Awards - The best 'grams of the night

Cher turned 71 years-old on May 20, and if we looked this good at her age, we'd be wearing those bodysuits too. When Gwen Stefani took the stage to present Cher with the prestigious Billboard Music Awards Icon Award for 2017, she was succinct in three very important areas. Read More »

Trump becomes first sitting president to visit Western Wall

The alleys and passageways of Jerusalem's ancient Old City, which Trump visited later in the day, were essentially under lockdown. The Washington Post on May 15 reported that Trump told his Russian visitors about sensitive information that had been provided to the USA government through an intelligence partnership. Read More »

Trump's Budget Puts the Poor and the Planet in the Crosshairs


Trump's budget is simply a proposal. It cuts the vital programs that keep our communities safe and strong and our citizens healthy. As a member of the Senate Budget and Finance committees, I will strongly oppose the Administration's approach, and I will continue to push for a comprehensive, long-range plan that takes a more responsible approach to fixing our nation's balance sheet. Read More »

Bad Hombre Crackdown: Sessions Ramps War on Drug Traffickers

Under Holder, prosecutors were directed not to include drug quantity amounts in criminal charges in some cases if it would trigger mandatory minimum sentences - that policy was rescinded in Sessions' directive. The adherence to charging the highest possible crime is a departure from the way both Republicans and Democrats have come to think about criminal justice policy in recent years. Read More »

Prem relaxed on Terry substitution


The Premier League manager of the year prize is decided upon by a panel of judges. The 36-year-old defender has won every trophy available at club level and his teammates stood by and applauded as he left the pitch in the 26th minute, which is Terry's shirt number. Read More »