Immigrants Triumph at the Oscars of American Fashion

This year, it’s been even harder to separate fashion from politics,” said the comedian Seth Meyers, modeling an ankle-baring Thom Browne tuxedo without socks, as he pointed out, Monday night. Mr. Meyers was not starting his late-night monologue, but introducing the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New … Read more Immigrants Triumph at the Oscars of American Fashion

GST on footwear up to Rs 500, apparels sub-Rs 1,000 at 5%; biscuits and beedi leaves in same slab at 18%

The GST Council has fixed the tax rate on footwear worth up to Rs 500 at the lowest tax slab of 5% under the new GST regime. Beedi leaves have been taxed at 18%, while beedis itself have been taxed at 28% without cess, lower than the rate imposed on cigarettes. By: FE Online | … Read more GST on footwear up to Rs 500, apparels sub-Rs 1,000 at 5%; biscuits and beedi leaves in same slab at 18%

Jewellers say 3% GST on gold to boost industry

Jewellers welcomed the decision to fix the goods and services tax (GST) rate for gold at 3 percent and for rough diamonds at 0.25 percent, saying the move will help boost the industry. They said the government has understood the need of the bullion industry and created a special category in the GST. “We welcome … Read more Jewellers say 3% GST on gold to boost industry

Me and my health: Kian Egan on his lifestyle

The 37-year-old TV presenter and former Westlife singer lives in Co Sligo with wife, Jodie Albert, an English actress and singer. They have two children, Koa (6) and Zekey (2).   Q: Do you take regular exercise – and if so what? A: Although I’m not a huge fan of the gym I usually work … Read more Me and my health: Kian Egan on his lifestyle