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GST: Taxing C-suite salaries

CBIC’s argument that that there will be a tax credit Available at the recipient location, and thus, the company won’t incur extra costs, may not always hold.

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Why milk industry must introspect

Dairy industry must address challenges related to quality, productivity, process upgrade, supply chain and innovation.

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How high-speed railway can give impetus to ‘Make in India’ initiative

India’s need to improve connectivity for economic and social development has been paramount and this formed the basis for the high-speed rail project.

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India must invest in domain competency

Or risk being left behind

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Switch home loan only to repo rate pegged interest rate

The loan will depend on the purchase agreement.

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India needs sector-specific measures to fight economic slowdown; here’s why govt should change approach

The Indian economy is an interplay of various sectors and secular growth can be ensured only by taking all the sectors upwards together and not in silos.

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How MSMEs in after-sales automobile accessory market is witnessing change in fortune

Despite the slowdown in the auto sector, the after-sales of auto accessories have created massive growth for MSMEs.

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Japan-India to work on Martian Moon eXploration? The way forward for Asian giants after Asteroid Sample Return Program

The only way of knowing the target asteroid is to see through the telescope and to guess the texture of the surface, the gravity and so many other things that need to be known to design spacecraft.

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Top 5 money myths millennials must debunk

There are some money myths which millennials must debunk at the earliest for effective personal finance management.

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Mission Jal Shakti: Why ensuring water security should be in prime focus

According to a World Bank study, rising temperatures and water mismanagement could curtail the GDP by nearly 3% and affect the quality of life of nearly half of the population over the next few decades

Effective water management, and particularly source protection, needs the committed involvement of local communities to be successful. News

From plate to plough: Unravelling agricultural credit

Government of India started off the interest-subvention scheme in 2006, whereby crop loans would be given to farmers at 7% interest rate.

An idea of this diversion of agri-credit to non-agricultural purposes can be had by looking at agri-credit as a percentage of the value of input requirements in agriculture. (Representative image) News

Apple’s using decoy effect as a pricing strategy to push its high priced offerings

It shows us just how easily our judgment sways by the context in which the facts are presented; this even when that additional information may have no bearing on the overall judgment.

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Maharashtra deadlock: No floor test for now, SC to first look at letters sent by Fadnavis, Governor

A bench of Justices NV Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna said it would pass orders on the petitioners’ demand for an urgent floor test only after perusing these letters.

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Are you ready for Bond ETFs?

Bonds, particularly corporate bonds, trade via a fragmented dealer network, trade reporting occurs with a delay, and many bond-issues rarely trade at all.

Bond ETFs can tide over these challenges and can play an important role in increasing retail investor participation in corporate bond market. (Illustration: Shyam Kumar Prasad) News

Maharashtra politics: Ajit says still with NCP, Sharad Pawar says no question of alliance with BJP

The NCP had on Saturday made a submission before the Supreme Court with documents bearing signatures of 41 of its 54 MLAs who turned up for a party meeting held to remove Ajit Pawar as legislature party leader.

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AI finds takers in BFSI, retail, health and education

BFSI, telecommunications, healthcare, FMCG and retail are some of the sectors in India that are witnessing high adoption of IBM Watson.

Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration cleared an AI powered X-Ray system built by GE Healthcare, which uses Edison platform that’s integrated into it. News

Can farming be a career choice?

You must keep three roadblocks in mind: uncertain incomes, problem of long-term growth, and the problem of credit and investment

As home to a sixth of humanity, we need agriculture to thrive for its critical role in ensuring food security. (Illustration: shyam kumar prasad) News

Why modern India needs to welcome co-working

According to industry body NASSCOM, India has the third-largest start-up ecosystem in the world, and about 10,500 new start-ups are expected to enter in the business by 2020.

Further, with coworking firms providing facility management, corporates are able to maximise productivity, cut down operational costs. (Representational image) News

Good HR practices: The power of alumni networking in business

Companies struggle in finding exceptional talent that is culturally-compatible. High performers who have left with the best handshakes can provide excellent references for talented candidates.

It’s fine for employees to seek fresher pastures in work content or compensation. (Representational image) News

Nuo Capital, the startup banking on cryptocurrency

The startup’s Nuo Protocol, built upon the Ethereum blockchain, allows peer-to-peer lending and borrowing in cryptocurrency assets.

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ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank top list of banks having this much exposure to Karvy Stock Broking

Karvy had unauthorisedly sold pledged client shares via off-market transfer and transferred Rs 2,000 crore to its group company Karvy Realty in violation of Sebi rules.

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Mutual Fund Vs FD: Which of the two offers better investment opportunity?

Fixed deposits are a pure debt-oriented investment product, while mutual funds offer the opportunity to invest in different types of asset classes.

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Maharashtra Government formation: Here’s how BJP pulled it off

BJP sources said it was bitterness with the Shiv Sena that drove the party to reach out to Ajit, NCP's legislative party leader.

BJP sources said Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit had already written to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari by then saying they were ready to form the government. (PTI Photo) News

The Black Dwarves Of The Good Little Bay: Set in futuristic world, this book dwells on its past

The story reel starts to roll from his school days to the time when the narrator is actually living in Bombadrome, which is his name for Mumbai. It is an enclosed city, where air and water are all regulated by the government.

The book is pieced together by a number of tidbits, more like instances and incidents that one comes across in newspapers, journals and works of fiction. News

Why time does not heal in Indian tennis

Interestingly, the AITA decided to name a team of eight players, which included four who refused to play in Pakistan, and four who were happy to do so.

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Are you saving money for future the right way? Find out

Instead of opting for standardized advice on saving, you must focus on a goal-based saving approach.

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Explained: How National Rural Livelihoods Mission can help in transforming women’s lives

The biggest change, one universally noted by women in villages across India, from Bihar to Rajasthan, is in attitudes, expectations, beliefs, and knowledge

An immediate consequence of this federated structure is that no member of an SHG acts alone; she has a group of 1,200 women behind her. (Representational image) News
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