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Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

Listed companies accounted for a little less than a third of the corporate tax in FY18, down from nearly 40 percent in FY17 and 49 percent a decade ago, Business Standard reported. India’s top companies listed in BSE500, BSE Mid-cap or BSE Small-cap index paid Rs 1.88 lakh crore in direct taxes in FY18, against total [...]

December 4, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

Cramer’s lightning round: I’m not a fan of Netflix’s stock as an end-of-year buy

Cramer’s lightning round: I’m not a fan of Netflix’s stock as an end-of-year buy

Netflix Inc.: “Candidly, I’m not a fan of Netflix. I’m not a fan of Netflix because I think that a lot of it depends on the content and I just don’t find the content as compelling as it once was. I think it’s a good story, but not a great story, because it’s up so [...]

December 3, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Cramer’s lightning round: I’m not a fan of Netflix’s stock as an end-of-year buy

Wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector totals Rs 236,610 crore: Hurun report

Wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector totals Rs 236,610 crore: Hurun report

Richest Indian families The total wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector stood at Rs 236,610 crore – up by 27 percent against 2017, says the GROHE Hurun India Real Estate Rich List 2018. The financial capital of India, Mumbai dominates the list followed by New Delhi and Bengaluru. In Fact, the [...]

November 21, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector totals Rs 236,610 crore: Hurun report

Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

President Donald Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year, according to three people familiar with the matter who are close to the president. Trump favors Linda McMahon to replace Ross in the role, said these people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. He [...]

November 10, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Trump is telling people he wants to replace Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross by the end of the year

Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Thousands of people waited in lines to chow down at food trucks and explore the wares of more than 250 small businesses and independent retailers at Detroit’s Eastern Market on Sunday. The All Things Detroit Shopping Experience and Food Truck Rally — founded by Jennyfer Crawford who specializes in branding and promotions for small businesses — featured everything from Etsy shop owners [...]

November 5, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Fountainhead College of Technology is shutting its doors Wednesday after 71 years of educating students, according to an announcement made on the Knoxville school’s website. The closure falls as a consequence of “unfair competition with free college education being offered by the state of Tennessee,” the announcement stated. The school, previously named the Tennessee Institute of [...]

October 31, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana

15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana

Furniture giant Orca Deco is hinting of plans to establish a furniture factory in Ghana after 15 years of operations in the country. According to the Sales and Marketing Director of Orca Deco, Sonia Sharara the development will however strongly be dependent on the future economic stability of the county. “this factory will supply the [...]

October 30, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana

Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

‘New Fox’ leading contender to buy regional sports networks it sold to Disney   4:11 PM ET Fri, 26 Oct 2018 | 02:50 The front-runner to buy 22 regional sports TV networks from Disney is the same company that sold them in the first place. “New Fox,” the company that will remain after Rupert Murdoch sells [...]

October 28, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana

15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana

Furniture giant Orca Deco is hinting of plans to establish a furniture factory in Ghana after 15 years of operations in the country. According to the Sales and Marketing Director of Orca Deco, Sonia Sharara the development will however strongly be dependent on the future economic stability of the county. “this factory will supply the [...]

October 7, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming, according to a new study. But wind power would still help the world stop pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which would fight climate change and global warming. There’s concern that fossil fuel interests might misuse this idea to argue [...]

October 5, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

Google Pixel 2 XL price in India has been reduced to Rs. 45,499 for the variant with 64GB storage HIGHLIGHTS Google Pixel 2 XL’s base variant gets a price cut It was originally launched at Rs. 73,000 This comes just before the Pixel 3 launch on October 9 Google Pixel 2 XL has reportedly received a [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma

High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma

The growth of children in the first three years of their life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age, says a study. According to recent studies, excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher risk [...]

September 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma