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Why North Korea hasn't launched a missile in 56 days despite repeated tests

Why North Korea hasn't launched a missile in 56 days despite repeated tests

World
Though President Donald Trump is on a high-profile visit to Asia this week, North Korea has refrained from testing another ballistic missile or nuclear bomb, making this the longest stretch of time since Trump took office that the regime has not conducted a test. Is it a sign the administration's approach to North Korea is working, even as Washington and Pyongyang continue to exchange volleys in a war of words? North Korea tested its first missile just 22 days after Trump was inaugurated on Jan. 20. From March to May, the regime conducted tests every one to two weeks. It has been 56 days since North Korea's last test of a ballistic missile, an intermediate-range KN-17 that flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. As Trump has made his way through South Korea, Japan and China this we...
GST Rate Finder App launched to help you check the new rate on your purchase on the go

GST Rate Finder App launched to help you check the new rate on your purchase on the go

Finance
The government on Friday launched an app called GST Rate Finder-- which as the name suggests, is your ready reckoner for all the tax rates that are to be levied under the GST (Goods and Services Tax) regime. "First app of its kind which would be a ready reckoner for public, for customers, for consumers, traders, students, anyone who wishes to have very handily (GST) rates available. So, if you are in a market, a restaurant or anywhere you can easily check what the (GST) rate is," Central Board of Excise and Custom (CBEC) chairperson Vanaja Sarna said. The app is currently available on the Android platform, but will soon be made available for Apple's iOS users as well, the Finance Ministry said. The rates can also be accessed from the CBEC GST website. Once the GST Rate Finder app has ...