Madras HC bans online medicine sales, asks Centre to notify rules by Jan 31

The Madras High Court has ordered a ban on the online sale of medicines in the country till the Centre notifies the rules — which are in the draft stage. It has fixed January 31, 2019 as the deadline for the government to issue the notification. The direction follows a petition filed by the Tamil


AAR on back-office services has led to panic in IT, ITes industry: Nasscom

A recent advance ruling by tax authorities, making back-office services provided by a company to global firms taxable under the goods and services tax (GST), has created a certain unwarranted panic in information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing industry, said a senior NASSCOM official. The Authority of Advance rulings (AAR) ruled last month that


Tata Sky, IndiaCast get another 30 days from TDSAT to sign agreement

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has granted 30 more days to direct to home (DTH) operator Tata Sky and TV18-owned content distributor IndiaCast Media Distribution to enter into a content agreement. The parties had made a joint prayer before the tribunal for extending the period granted earlier for entering into an agreement.