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23, Aug 2017, by : Swayamprava Sahu

The "Bagchi Report”, which recommended the blueprint of State Value Added Tax design, recognized that VAT may not be the first best solution, but it is only feasible solution within the existing framework. VAT offered improvements over the relatively inefficient Sales Tax regime associated with narrow base, problem of cascading, multiple rates, exemptions and tax holidays. Despite tremendous benefits VAT offeredRead News

20, Jul 2017, by : Soumya Sarkar

When the sun shines brightly, it's manna from heaven for a solar producer. But for an electricity distributor, the surge in the power lines can be a nightmare. This unpredictability of solar and wind energy has long been a technical challenge that requires adroit balancing of the power grid.Read News

20, Jul 2017, by : Tim Buckley

A recent Morgan Stanley report has downgraded the Indian utilities industry. It highlighted that renewable energy is becoming so cheap that thermal power, mostly coal, is uncompetitive. The Institute for Energy Eonomics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has long predicted India's growing global leadership role in the transformation to a low carbon economy. Read News

20, Jul 2017, by : FnF Desk

Three weeks ago, the Modi government had approved the strategic divestment of Air India, a task that was entrusted to a ministerial group headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. There was jubilation over what many saw in that decision — the government's desire to push ahead with reforms, including privatisation. Read News

30, Jun 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

Exactly 24 hours from now, India will see a sweeping change in its existing tax regime in the form of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The much-anticipated tax reform will receive a red carpet welcome in Parliament's Central Hall when the clock strikes midnight on June 30.Read News

21, Jun 2017, by : Mark Singleton, The Conversation

From the UK to Canada, China to India, around the world, yoga is big business. In 2016, Americans alone spent US$16 billion on yoga classes and products. Read News

18, Jun 2017, by : FnF Desk

Print will no longer be the dominant media as it is being replaced by the digital medium that is rapidly becoming the arbiter of public discourse, says a well known US media educator who has taken up a teaching assignment in India. Read News

11, Jun 2017, by : Venkatachari Jagannathan

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) system should first be implemented in select industries and service sectors to test it before rolling it out on a full scale across the nation, a top tax lawyer said.Read News

23, May 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

It is asserted that the employment potential and prospects in the IT and related sectors are robust and promising. Some of the reports to the contrary in the media space are highly exaggerated and unfounded.Read News

20, May 2017, by : Chinmaya Dehury

Put this down to connectivity. After Bangladesh, Odisha's mangoes are soon expected to find a market in Southeast Asia -- thanks to a new flight from Biju Patnaik International Airport. Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia started its first international flight from the city airport to Kuala Lumpur on April 26 this year Read News

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