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Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

(Representative image) NEW DELHI: The country’s start-up community should now not worry about taxmen and concentrate on their businesses as concerns related to ‘angel tax’ have been “sorted out”, the CBDT chief said on Saturday. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman P C Mody told PTI in an interview that all “legacy issues” related to start-ups [...]

July 8, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

Education Debates Need Focus

Education Debates Need Focus

2020 Democratic presidential candidates are shown on a screen as members of the media work during the Democratic presidential candidate debate in Miami, Florida on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Photographer: Jayme Gershen/Bloomberg © 2019 BLOOMBERG FINANCE LP Charter schools are under attack. They are being blamed for draining money from traditional public school coffers. They [...]

June 29, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Education Debates Need Focus

Amazon plans to close Chinese marketplace business, focus more on India

Amazon plans to close Chinese marketplace business, focus more on India

Singapore/Seattle: In a rare retreat for Amazon.com Inc., the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July as it shifts its focus to offering mainland consumers overseas products rather than goods from local sellers. Amazon will keep running its other businesses in China, including Amazon Web Services, Kindle e-books, and cross-border operations [...]

April 21, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Amazon plans to close Chinese marketplace business, focus more on India

Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

It’s traditionally thought that smaller advisory firms are able to embrace new technology quicker than larger firms. With fewer advisers to train or accounts to migrate, the small boat can turn quicker than the large ship. But large firms appear to have finally turned the corner with technology, and it may be boosting their bottom [...]

March 23, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

10,580 crucial for Nifty; real estate, metal and auto stocks in focus: Kotak Securities

10,580 crucial for Nifty; real estate, metal and auto stocks in focus: Kotak Securities

On February 19, the market managed to close above 10,580 in spite of a steep sell-off on that day. It has helped the market to technically rebound towards 10,800, but the index is still trading in a range of 10,550-10,950. Traders should not forget about the crucial level of 10,580 on the downside, which still [...]

March 3, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on 10,580 crucial for Nifty; real estate, metal and auto stocks in focus: Kotak Securities

7 foods that boost your focus, concentration and memory

7 foods that boost your focus, concentration and memory

All of us have suffered from moments when we badly want to remember something but our memory failed us. Being forgetful is usually because of factors such as lack of sleep, tiredness, and genetics. However, one of the most unknown reasons for having a fragile memory is diet. It’s imperative to include certain kinds of [...]

June 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 7 foods that boost your focus, concentration and memory

Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

India has the world’s largest biometric enabled digital identity system which is a fascinating subject for research – the outcomes of which can serve as a good model for other countries to replicate. Keeping this in mind, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has announced the launch of a Digital Identity Research Initiative (DIRI) – [...]

July 6, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Aadhaar in focus: B-school ISB to do research on world’s largest digital identity system

Will developers now focus on budget homes?

Will developers now focus on budget homes?

Affordable housing will be the first asset class likely to lift the gloom in the residential market. Interestingly, a slight improvement can be expected in the last two quarters of 2017. This will be led by affordable housing as the government gives a push to this segment to fulfil the objectives of Housing for All [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Will developers now focus on budget homes?

The focus for education in 2017

The focus for education in 2017

The most important matters in school education, about the nature of education itself and its place in a just and humane society, are not waiting to be discovered. We forget them at our peril. And if we do, we risk repeating the egregious mistakes of the past. We can also be certain about approaches and [...]

January 7, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on The focus for education in 2017

Interest rate sensitive shares in focus ahead of RBI policy

Interest rate sensitive shares in focus ahead of RBI policy

Interest rate sensitive shares from the sectors such as banking, automobiles and real estate were in focus ahead of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel-led Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting due later in the day. A majority of the nearly 60 analysts polled by Reuters predict the RBI will cut the repo [...]

December 7, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Interest rate sensitive shares in focus ahead of RBI policy

Roping in schools to focus on sports education

Roping in schools to focus on sports education

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mysuru, is organising a roundtable discussion on sports education with the schools from Mysuru at Hotel Quorum at 3 p.m. on November 28. The agenda of the round table will be to — understand the existing programmes run by schools currently; understand constraints in investing in sports programmes; present [...]

November 23, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Roping in schools to focus on sports education

Focus on leadership, Tata to CEOs

Focus on leadership, Tata to CEOs

A day after the unceremonious removal of Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata took charge as the interim chairman of Tata Sons at Bombay House and addressed the managing directors and senior leaders of companies in the group. He asked them to focus on leadership in their respective markets and enhance returns to shareholders, sources close to [...]

October 25, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Focus on leadership, Tata to CEOs