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15th Finance Commission seeks say in GST Council amid Centre-states row

The Centre and state governments seem to be on a collision course amid a sharp economic downturn that has eroded their financial positions. Fifteenth Finance Commission (FFC) chairman N.K. Singh on Friday sought a leverage with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, arguing that tax rate cuts and grant of exemptions decided solely by the council affects the FFC’s goal of ... Read More »

Struggling Salvation Army seeks help through Christmas in July

Note: this story has been corrected to reflect the proper phone number to call for information on a kettle.  NEWARK – Licking County residents will experience a little bit of Christmas this summer when they see Salvation Army’s counter kettles up at local businesses and organizations during July. Unfortunately, though, the reason for these kettles isn’t to spread summertime Christmas cheer. ... Read More »

Denmark seeks harsher punishment for ‘revenge porn’

Denmark presented Friday a series of measures to curb “revenge porn”, the sharing of nude pictures or videos of people online without their consent, including raising the penalty from six months to two years in prison. “Nude photos of ex-lovers are being shared online to a shocking extent,” Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on his Facebook account. “The ... Read More »