Tail-enders Keshav Maharaj and Vernon Philander set an example of gutsy batsmanship as South Africa fought hard against a quality attack but could not stop India from taking a massive 326-run lead on the third day of the second Test here.
Conceding that GST may have some flaws in its present form, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked tax professionals not to curse it and sought their help to make it better. The minister was replying to the concerns raised by taxation industry professionals here, who said the industry was “cursing” the government over how the GST was implemented. Billed as the biggest reform in indirect taxation, the goods & services tax, which does away with a host of levies from the federal to the local government levels, was implemented in July 2017.
The CB-CID has taken a female medical student into custody for an inquiry into the ongoing NEET impersonation case. According to sources, identified as Priyanka, she was studying MBBS in a private medical college in the city. She has been taken to Theni by a team of CB-CID for further inquiry.