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'Lights Out Northeast Florida' initiative aims to protect migrating birds

Did you know Northeast Florida is the second-largest area that birds migrate along the Atlantic Coast? Undertaking such a long journey comes with its challenges, but one significant hurdle has had a huge impact on bird populations over the past several years: the increase of artificial light shining into the night sky. 366 more words

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gst: Gujarat High Court to relook at GST on intermediaries - The Economic Times

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The Gujarat High Court in July had held that supply of services by intermediaries outside India is not an export and that 18% GST should be levied on that. 496 more words


Indians rush to downgrade applications for path to faster green card - The Economic Times

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Synopsis—The downgrade petition comes with its own risks as preference is given to applicants under higher categories, but many are willing to take the chance given the long wait times for Indian nationals, immigration attorneys said. 525 more words

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Hitting where it hurts: The Hindu editorial on U.S. B-1 business visa curbs - The Hindu

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As the U.S. election nears, work visas have become policy targets for the White House

The Trump administration has once again tightened the screws on the country’s immigration system in a manner that is likely to directly impact Indian companies contracting with American firms for on-site work. 442 more words

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MSMEs in a fix over CBDT’s recent circular - The Hindu BusinessLine

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The guidelines have been issued with immediate effect

In the name of simplifying procedures and removing certain difficulties in the system, the Government is only complicating issues and making the process cumbersome, allege industry insiders, referring to the recent circular from the Income Tax Department. 461 more words