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Assam Cabinet To Waive Off State GST On Majuli Jorhat Bridge

Assam Cabinet To Waive Off State GST On Majuli Jorhat Bridge
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Assam Cabinet Minister Keshab Mahanta on Wednesday said that the cabinet decided in its meeting to waive off state GST on Majuli Jorhat Bridge. "The cabinet decided to waive off state GST on the Majuli-Jorhat bridge. This will help in proceeding with the project faster," Mahanta said. For people living in remote areas in Majuli Island (in between Brahmaputra River), the 2-lane major bridge including approaches over Brahmaputra River between Majuli (Kamalabari) and Jorhat (Nimati Ghat) (6.8 km) on NH-715K costing Rs 925.47 crore is being constructed.

The bridge will provide easy and all-time access to the people living in Majuli town with the rest of Assam to meet their health, education and day-to-day development needs. It will be constructed by March 2025. He said that the cabinet had decided to extend loans of Rs 10,000 to street vendors without any stamp duty.

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'Couldn't get good sleep last night' - Shreyas Iyer woke up at 5 in morning with maiden Test century loading

'Couldn't get good sleep last night' - Shreyas Iyer woke up at 5 in morning with maiden Test century loading
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Shreyas Iyer. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Day 2 of the 1st Test between India and New Zealand was memorable for Shreyas Iyer as he slammed a sensational century on Test debut.

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Double-dose vaccination for all top priority in wake of new Covid variant: Dr Gagandeep Kang

Double-dose vaccination for all top priority in wake of new Covid variant: Dr Gagandeep Kang
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The discovery of the new Covid strain in South Africa, has triggered panic across the world. The new variant - B.1.1.529 has a very high number of spike mutations, making it more infectious than the Delta strain.

As India still struggles with vaccinating most of its adult population, doctors opine that the number one priority should be to get everyone fully vaccinated.


Read all the latest updates on COVID-19 here.

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