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GST: Full list of cheaper items

MSN India 44 minutes ago

The GST Council also considered simplification of the return filing process during the meeting.
Recommendations made on GST Rate changes on services by GST Council Meeting
By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Chaired the 25thMeeting of the GST Council in New Delhi today. The Council has recommended many relief measures regarding GST rates on goods and services covering many sectors andcommodities. The Council has also recommended issuance of certain clarifications on issues relating to GST […]
Bonanza ahead of Budget: GST Council cuts rates of 29 goods, 53 services
Gets the e-way bill rolling from February 1 to plug revenue leak
GST meet: Drinking water, mehndi, rice bran, tailoring now cheaper
The fitment committee recommendations on new rates for 29 goods and 53 services were accepted by the Council. New rates on these will come into force from January 25, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
Recommendations for Changes In GST/IGST Rate and Clarifications in Respect of GST Rate on Certain Goods -As per discussions held in the 25thGST Council Meeting
The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley Chaired the 25 th Meeting of the GST Council in New Delhi today. The Council has recommended certain in GST/IGST rate and clarifications in respect of GST rate on Goods specified below as p
GST Council slashes rates on 29 items to zero per cent
New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Thursday decided to slash rates on 29 items, mainly handicrafts, to zero per cent, according to Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant. He also said no decision has been taken on simplification of GST return filing. "After 10 days, another meeting will be held through video-conferencing. The issue will be discussed then," Pant said coming out of the ongoing 25th GST Council meeting here. He said rates of 49 other items have been rationalised. In its 25th Meeting held today in Delhi, the GST Council has recommended many relief measures regarding GST rates on goods & services.These recommendations cover many sectors &commodities. It has also recommended issuance of certain clarifications on issues relating to GST rates. Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) January 18, 2018 Chairing 25th #GST Council meeting in New Delhi, January 18, 2018 pic.twitter.com/keZ9neepMH Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) January 18, 2018
25th GST Council meet: Here's the complete list of revised items
Items cover the whole gamut from bottled water to natural gas
GST Council slashes rates on 29 items to zero per cent
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Thursday decided to slash rates on 29 items, mainly handicrafts, to zero per cent, according to Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant.He also said no decision has been taken on simplification of GST return filing."After 10 days, another meeting will be held through video-conferencing. The issue...
GST Council meet: Full list of revised GST rates
In the meeting held on Thursday, that is 18th January, 2018, the Council has recommended many relief measures regarding GST rates on goods and services
GST Council slashes rates on 29 items to zero per cent, no decision on real estate, 'simple' tax filing process
GST Council will next meet via video conferencing to take up real estate and other pending issues The post GST Council slashes rates on 29 items to zero per cent, no decision on real estate, ‘simple’ tax filing process appeared first on Firstpost .
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Money power to be intensely monitored: Meghalaya Ceo

The Assam Tribune 8 hours 45 minutes ago

SHILLONG, Jan 18 - With the date of polls announced by Election Commission of India (ECI), the model code of conduct has come into force and State Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Kharkongor today...
ECI announces poll schedule for Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura
Election Commission of India has announced poll scheduled for the three states Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura today Source IT News
Tripura votes on Feb 18; Meghalaya, Nagaland on Feb 27
New Delhi: The assembly elections in Tripura will be held on February 18, while Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to polls on February 27, the Election Commission said today. Announcing the poll dates, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti said the counting in the three states will be held on March 3. The term of the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura legislative assemblies is ending on March 6, March 13 and March 14 respectively. The three assemblies have 60 members each. PTI
EC to announce dates for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland polls today
The Election Commission of India (ECI) will announce the poll dates for Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland in the national capital on Thursday. The Legislative Assembly elections 2018 in Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland will be conducted in a single phase. The polling in all the three states is likely to be held in February. -ANI
EC announces Assembly election dates for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland; results on March 3
The Election Commission of India has announced polling dates for Assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.
EC announces poll dates for Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland
The Election Commission on Thursday announced the poll schedule for Assembly elections in the Northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland. Tripura will go to polls on February 18 and Meghalaya and Nagaland will vote on February 27, said Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti. Counting of votes in all the three states will be held on March 3.
Assembly polls in three northeast states on Feb 18, 27
Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to polls in February to elect new assemblies, the Election Commission announced on Thursday, setting the stage for the first round of elections in 2018 ahead of the battle in Karnataka and later in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.Announcing the poll schedule, Chief Election Commissioner A.K Joti...
Tripura votes on Feb 18; Meghalaya, Nagaland polls on Feb 27
The term of the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura legislative assemblies is ending on March 6, March 13 and March 14 respectively
Assembly poll 2018 LIVE updates: Tripura to vote on 18 Feb, Meghalaya, Nagaland to vote on 27 Feb, counting of votes on 3 March, says ECI
Election Commission on Thursday will announce the Assembly poll dates for the three northeastern states Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland. The announcement is likely to come in the afternoon, reports said The post Assembly poll 2018 LIVE updates: Tripura to vote on 18 Feb, Meghalaya, Nagaland to vote on 27 Feb, counting of votes on 3 March, says ECI appeared first on Firstpost .
Election Commission of India to announce schedule for Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland polls
The Election Commission will today announce the schedule for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland assembly elections.
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Innovative nations will define the future

DNA 10 hours 3 minutes ago

Calls Indo-Israel beginning of a 'wonderful friendship' capable of reaching heights
Indo-Israel friendship is a match made in heaven: Netanyahu
Mumbai: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday termed his country’s partnership with India as one “made in heaven”, which rests on shared values of love for humanity, democracy and freedom. Addressing the India-Israel Business Summit in Mumbai, Netanyahu mentioned the “deep personal friendship” he shares with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, adding that the […]
Israel PM in Mumbai LIVE: Benjamin Netanyahu meets Indian Jewish community
Live updates from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu#39;s visit to Mumbai. He#39;s expected to meet the Indian Jewish community and interact with people in the Indian film industry.
Indo-Israel friendship is a match made in heaven: Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the relationship of his country with India is a match made in heaven. "India and Israel democracies, share love for freedom; We are a match made in heaven," he said at the Indo-Israel Business Summitt in Mumbai on Thursday, where he addressed the captains of the Indian industry at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower in south Mumbai. "Indo-Israel partnership is reaching unprecedented heights and this is beginning of a wonderful friendship, possibilities are boundless," he said during his visit to the commercial capital. Before he addressed the summit, he said a power breakfast where top business leaders like Ajay Piramal, Rahul Bajaj, Adi Godrej, Harsh Goenka, Anand Mahindra, Dilip Shanghvi, Ashok Hinduja, Atul Punj and Chanda Kochhar were present. "Our job is to encourage you to innovate. Partnership between India & Israel is doing wonders. I have a strong personal friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi," said the prime minister. "Besides, there is a partnership of genuine sympathy between the peoples of both countries - that have civilisations which are very old - but who have not met each other in a real sense," he added.
Indo-Israel friendship is a match made in heaven, says Benjamin Netanyahu
Netanyahu said there is a similarity between how he changed the landscape in Israel and the way Modi is working
India-Israel business doing wonders, Netanyahu tells India Inc
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said "the business partnership between India and Israel is doing wonders" and that he has developed "a strong personal friendship" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.His remarks came at a power-breakfast where he held discussions with top Indian CEOs, industrialists and bankers at the iconic...
Benjamin Netanyahu in Mumbai LIVE updates: India, Israel must come together to define future in innovation, says Israel PM
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Mumbai from Ahmedabad on Wednesday on a two-day visit The post Benjamin Netanyahu in Mumbai LIVE updates: India, Israel must come together to define future in innovation, says Israel PM appeared first on Firstpost .
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Lucknow school attack | Minor suspect stabbed her junior to get a holiday

DNA 5 hours 6 minutes ago

The minor suspect in the Lucknow school attack stabbed her junior with kitchen knife because she wanted a holiday, the police officials have said.
Lucknow class I student attack case
Lucknow class I student attack case: Girl sent to juvenile home, police arrest principal
Class 1 boy's stabbing: Lucknow school principal taken into custody
The principal of Brightland School, where a class 1 student was attacked with a kitchen knife yesterday allegedly by a senior school girl, has been taken into police custody. Lucknow SSP Deepak Kumar, while talking to media, said that a girl student of class 6 is the suspect. "A kitchen knife was used for the attack. We have sent the hair found on the body of the child for a DNA test. The suspect will be produced before the Juvenile Justice Board. The principal has been arrested", Kumar said. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also met the injured boy in the King George's Medical University (KGMU) today. The boy was attacked on Wednesday inside the school premises, but the matter came to light after the KGMU authorities revealed about it to the media. The police were informed about the incident by the school only when the reporters reached the trauma center. -- ANI
Girl detained for stabbing Class 1 boy in Lucknow, principal arrested
A girl student suspected of stabbing a Class 1 boy in a school in the state capital has been detained while the school principal has been arrested, police said on Thursday.The girl student of Brightland School is being interrogated. She was produced before a juvenile justice board.Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Lucknow Deepak Kumar said...
Class 1 boy stabbed allegedly by senior girl in Lucknow school, principal held
The principal of Brightland School, where a class 1 student was attacked with a kitchen knife on Wednesday allegedly by a senior school girl, has been taken into police custody.
Class 7 girl from Lucknow school allegedly stabs seven-year-old Class 1 student in toilet with a knife
A seven-year-old Class 1 student in a private school in Lucknow was attacked on Tuesday by an older girl from Class 7 with a knife. The post Class 7 girl from Lucknow school allegedly stabs seven-year-old Class 1 student in toilet with a knife appeared first on Firstpost .
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UltraTech Cement profit down by 23 pc

SME Times 2 hours 3 minutes ago

UltraTech Cement Ltd, an Aditya Birla Group Company, on Thursday reported a 23.36 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs 456 crore in the quarter ended December 31, as compared o Rs...
IUC cut impact: Bharti Airtel Q3 net profit falls 39% to Rs 3.05 billion
India wireless revenue falls 22%, downtrend continues for fifth quarter in a row
IUC cut impact: Bharti Airtel Q3 net profit falls 39% to Rs 3.05 billion
India wireless revenue falls 22%, downtrend continues for fifth quarter in a row.
Bharti Airtel's Q3 profit tanks 39% to Rs 306 crore due to cut in domestic IUC
Bharti Airtel's net profit for third quarter that ended in December declined 39 per cent to 306 crore compared to Rs 504 crore profit in same period in previous fiscal.
UltraTech Cement profit down by 23% in Q3
UltraTech Cement Ltd, an Aditya Birla Group Company, on Thursday reported a 23.36 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs 456 crore in the quarter ended December 31, as compared o Rs 595 crore in the year-ago period.Consolidated net sales during the quarter under review stood at Rs 7,897 crore, up by 33.23 per cent from Rs 5,927...
Bharti Airtel Q3 net profit tanks 39% to Rs 306 crore
The company#39;s net profit stood at Rs 504 crore in the same period previous fiscal.
Zee profit up 28.5% on strong ad show
Consolidated operating revenues at Rs 1,838.1 crore grew 12.1% on year for the period under consideration
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Kohli rules ICC awards, claims top honours

The Assam Tribune 8 hours 45 minutes ago

DUBAI, Jan 18: Indian skipper and batting mainstay Virat Kohli today dominated the ICC annual awards clinching both the cricketer and captain of the year honours - a much-expected windfall of...
WATCH | 'Really honoured': Virat Kohli humbled after sweeping major ICC awards of 2017
The Indian captain won The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Cricketer of the Year, ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year, and was also named the skipper of the ICC Test and ODI Teams of the Year.
Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year
India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday swept the International Cricket Council (ICC) annual awards winning the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for being the World Cricketer of the Year 2017 as also being named ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year 2017 and the captain of both ICC Test and ODI teams. On the other hand, Kohli's Australian counterpart Steve Smith bagged the honour of being the Test Cricketer of the Year. The 28-year-old Smith posted six centuries in just 11 Tests in 2017; three on Australia's tour of India and three in the recently-completed 4-0 Ashes triumph over England. Moments after the awards were announced, an elated Kohli said winning the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy felt more special after his teammate Ravichandran Ashwin bagged it last year. It is the second time Kohli has been named as the ODI Cricketer of the Year after bagging the same honour in 2012 when he was 24 years old. "It means a lot to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for becoming the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017 and also the ICC ODI Player of the Year," the Delhi batsman told ICC's website. "I won that back in 2012 also but it's the first time winning the Garfield Sobers Trophy, and it's a huge honour for me. It's probably the biggest of all in world cricket and two Indians getting it back-to-back makes it more special. "Last time it was Ash (Ravichandran Ashwin) and this time I'm getting it, so I'm really really honoured and I'd like to thank the ICC for recognising all the hard work that we all put in for our respective sides and I want to congratulate all the other winners also," he added. The award, which was decided for performance based on the period between September 21, 2016 to December 31, 2017, the Indian skipper scored 2,203 Test runs at an average of 77.80. Kohli also scored eight centuries in the time period in the longest format, including five double hundreds. In ODIs, Kohli hammered 1,818 ODI runs at an average of 82.63 including seven centuries, and 299 T20I runs at a strike rate of 153. With Kohli as skipper, India went on to register nine consecutive series win in the longest format. Apart from Kohli, who was named as the captain for the ODI Team of the year, Rohit Sharma, who smashed a double ton against Sri Lanka in December, becoming the only batsman in the world to have three double-centuries in the format, was also included in the squad. The only other Indian apart from the two, who made it to the team was seamer Jasprit Bumrah, who took 56 wickets in 31 matches at an average of 22.73 during 2017. Three Indians made it to the 2017 Test team of the year -- Ravichandran Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli, who was also named as the captain for the side. Rising leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was also recognised for his tremendous perfomance in T20 cricket and his 6-wicket haul against England in Bengaluru was recognised as the ICC T20I Performance of the Year. Among others, Pakistan quick Hasan Ali was named the Emerging Cricketer of the Year after he helped Pakistan win the ICC Champions Trophy in June, while Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan was named Associate Cricketer of the Year. English women cricketer Anya Shrubsole bagged the ICC Spirit of Cricket award while South African umpire Marais Erasmus was awarded the David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year. Pakistan's ICC Champions Trophy 2017 win over arch-rivals India in June was adjudged the ICC Fans Moment of the Year. The Sarfraz Ahmed-led Men-in-Green thrashed India by 180 runs to bag the title at The Oval in London.
Cricket: Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India captain Virat Kohli had something to cheer on Thursday when he was named ICC World Cricketer of the Year, a day after suffering his first test series defeat as skipper in South Africa.
Indian captain Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year
This is the second time in succession that an Indian won the overall cricketer of the year award. Off-spinner R Ashwin had claimed the honour last year
Kohli named ICC's cricketer and captain of the year
Australia's Steven Smith took home the other big prize as he was recognised as the best Test player of 2017
Virat Kohli named ICC world cricketer of the year
18 Jan 2018 Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named the world cricketer of the year at the ICC annual awards announced in Dubai today.Kohli reclaimed the award he first won in 2012.
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Swedish skier killed in avalanche at Gulmarg

State Times 18 hours 52 minutes ago

Srinagar: A Swedish skier died while another was rescued by police today after an avalanche struck the Gulmarg skiing resort of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. “An avalanche struck near...
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Swedish skier dies in Gulmarg avalanche
A Swedish skier was killed while another was rescued after an avalanche struck the ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmirs Baramulla district on Thursday. A police officer said that Daniel (25) was killed and another Swedish skier named Benjamin Asbers went missing after the avalanche struck near the second phase of Gandola cable car project on Affarwat peak. He said a search for the missing skier is on and teams of army, police and local rescuers were on the job. Authorities on Wednesday had issued an avalanche warning in several areas of Kashmir, including Gulmarg. Former chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned how the two skiers were allowed to ski despite an avalanche warning issued a day before. "Very unfortunate. How were these skiers allowed to ski despite considering that avalanche warnings had been issued 24 hours ago (sic)?" he tweeted.
One Swedish national killed while skiing in Gulmarg; 1 rescued
The incident happened near second phase of Gulmarg Gandola on Apharwat Peak.
J&K: Swedish national killed in avalanche in Gulmarg, one missing skier found
The authorities had issued anavalanchewarningfor seven districts of Kashmir till Thursday evening.
Avalanche kills Swedish skier in Kashmir
SRINAGAR (Reuters) - An avalanche at a Himalayan ski resort in Kashmir killed a Swedish skier on Thursday, officials said.
Swedish skier dies in Gulmarg avalanche, another rescued
A Swedish skier was killed in an avalanche while his compatriot was rescued alive on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg ski resort.Police said two Swedish skiers got trapped under an avalanche in Affarwat peaks of Gulmarg in Baramulla district."One skier. identified as Daniel from Sweden, has died while police teams successfully rescued...
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Kotak Mahindra Bank logs 20 per cent growth in net profit

Prokerala 25 minutes ago

Private sector Kotak Mahindra Bank on Friday said it closed the quarter ended on December 31, 2017 with 20 per cent growth in its net profit over the corresponding period the previous fiscal.In a...
HDFC Bank Q3 net profit rises record 20% to Rs 46.43 billion
Gross bad loans as a percentage of total loans stood at 1.29 per cent at end-December, versus 1.26 per cent at end-September
80% rally in 1 year! RIL Q3 standalone profit to climb by 3% QoQ
The revenues are likely to grow by 15 percent to Rs 78,913 crore for the quarter ended December 2017, compared to Rs 68,532 crore reported in the previous quarter.
Yes Bank third-quarter profit rises 22 percent
(Reuters) - Indian private sector lender Yes Bank Ltd reported a 22 percent rise in third-quarter net profit, slightly above analysts' estimates.
Yes Bank Q3 profit up 22% at Rs 1,076.9 crore
Private sector lender Yes Bank today reported a a growth of 22 per cent in its net profit at Rs 1,076.87 crore during the third quarter ended December 2017.
Yes Bank posts 22% rise in Q3 net profit at Rs 1,076.9 crore
The bank has achieved a balance sheet size beyond Rs 2.5 lakh crore and advances book in excess of Rs 1.7 lakh crore, said Rana Kapoor, Managing Director and CEO of Yes Bank.
Yes Bank Q3 net profit spikes 22%
India's fifth-largest private sector lender Yes Bank on Thursday reported a rise of 22% in the third-quarter net profit to Rs 1,076.9 crore on a yearly basis and a sequential rise of 7.4%.
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Main ingredients for Agni-5 launch came from TN: Sitharaman

State Times 18 hours 52 minutes ago

Chennai: The Agni-5 which was successfully test fired today has major contributions from the Tamil Nadu industry which provided the main ingredients for the ballistic missile, Defence Minister...
Successful Fifth Flight Test of Agni-5 Ballistic Missile
Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile, Agni-5, was successfully flight tested for its full range today at 0953 hrs from Dr Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. This was the fifth test of the Missile and the third consecutive one from a canister on
India successfully test-fires nuke-capable ballistic missile Agni-V
(Image tweeted by @airnewsalerts) Chennai : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said India has successfully launched ballistic missile Agni-V. "We have successfully launched nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V today," Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here. India test fired Intercontinental 5000-km range surface to surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast at 9:53 am today. The Agni-V was last tested on December 26, 2016, which was then described as the fourth and final experimental test of the three-stage missile.
India successfully launches ballistic missile Agni-V
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said India has successfully launched ballistic missile Agni-V. "We have successfully launched nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V today," Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here. India test-fired Intercontinental 5000-km range surface to surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast at 9:53 am today. The Agni-V was last tested on December 26, 2016, which was then described as the fourth and final experimental test of the three-stage missile. -- ANI
Nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni-5 ballistic missile test-fired
Agni-V is about 17 meters long, 2metreswide and has a launch weight of around 50 tonnes. The missile can carry a nuclear warhead of more than one tonne.
India successfully test fires n-capable Agni-V ballistic missile
India on Thursday successfully test fired its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V -- the most potent and with the longest range in the Agni series - that can reach targets as far as Beijing.The test took place at the Abdul Kalam Island facility off the Odisha coast. Defence Minister...
India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-5 ballistic missile
Describing the trial as "fully successful", the sources said, the sophisticated missile travelled for 19 minutes and covered 4,900 km
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North Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Winter Olympics

DNA 19 hours ago

North Korea is preparing a lavish display of its military strength in a parade on the eve of next month's Winter Olympics in the South.
Koreas to march under unified flag at Winter Olympics
North and South Korea have agreed to field a joint women's ice hockey team and march together under a unified Korea flag at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The Yonhap news agency on Wednesday reported that the agreement has been reached as the two Korean delegations discussed North Korea's participation in the next month's Winter Games. The two sides had met at the border village of Panmunjom, located along the heavily guarded Demilitarised Zone (DMZ">DMZ) for working-level talks. "The North will send a 230-member cheering squad and a 30-member taekwondo demonstration team to the South. It will send a total of 550-member delegation to the Winter Olympics", a joint statement, issued after the talks, read. The two Koreas have also agreed to hold a joint cultural event at Mount Kumgang on the North Korean east coast before the Winter Games. Also, a joint training will be conducted among the ski athletes at Masikryong Ski Resort in North Korea. The Winter Olympics is scheduled to take place at South Korea's Pyeongchang from February 9-25. The development between the two countries has brought some ease into their strained relations. The two sides have also agreed to hold military talks on solving border tensions. After the working-level talks, another meeting is scheduled to take place between the two countries on January 20. -- ANI
Winter Olympics: North and South Korea to march under unified Korea flag
North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single unified Korea flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South.They also agreed to field a joint women's ice hockey team in rare talks at the truce village of Panmunjom.
North and South Korea to march together at Winter Olympics: History of relations between two nations who are technically at war
North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single flag at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, in the latest sign that the crisis may be easing. The post North and South Korea to march together at Winter Olympics: History of relations between two nations who are technically at war appeared first on Firstpost .
Koreas to carry single flag in Winter Olympics opening
Bitter cross-border enemies North and South Korea on Wednesday said both countries would march under a single flag during the opening ceremony of the upcoming Winter Olympics.The development comes amid talks aimed at reducing tensions between the two nations still technically engaged in internecine war, Efe news agency reported.The two Koreas...
Koreas to march under unified flag at Winter Olympics
The two Koreas have also agreed to hold a joint cultural event at Mount Kumgang on the North Korean east coast before the Winter Games.
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