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20, Feb 2018, by : FnF Desk

Bankers across India were probably blinded by the glitter of jewels and the glib charm of Mehul Choksi. By the time they sensed that Gitanjali Group, Choksi's empire, was a smoking gun, it was too late. Nirav Modi knows who's to blame for the losses faced by public-sector lenders due to the Rs 114-billion scam at Punjab National Bank (PNB). Read News

13, Feb 2018, by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

No investor will venture into a business if no profit is envisioned. Private Hospitals are business establishments and it would be naïve to expect them to be just philanthropic non-profit organizations.Read News

12, Nov 2017, by : Nivedita

Bollywood plays a big role in influencing youth and, keeping this in mind, the trend of e-commerce websites associating with films and film celebrities has of late gone to the next level. This partnership boosts customer footfalls and adds to business, say experts.Read News

03, Nov 2017, by : FnF Desk

The backbone of India's manufacturing sector — micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) — had not yet recovered from the demonetisation move when the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came in to add to the pain, according to industry stakeholders. Read News

02, Nov 2017, by : Venkatachari Jagannathan

The adverse impact of demonetisation on the Indian economy would be transitory, according to global and domestic credit rating agencies. However, the current slowdown could partially be attributed to implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduced in July, they say.Read News

31, Oct 2017, by : FnF Desk

The two main industries of Kerala, seafood and tourism, escaped the brunt of demonetisation, as did the information technology sector. But agriculture -- rubber plantation in particular -- suffered adverse impact, from which it is yet to fully recover. Read News

31, Oct 2017, by : FnF Desk

In what could be a bizarre situation, the Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) does not seem to have any official records to prove that it had authorised the issue of new currency notes in denominations of Rs 2,000 and Rs 200, after demonetisation, according to documents available through RTI.Read News

31, Oct 2017, by : Vinod Behl

Though the government's radical measure of demonetisation has disrupted the economy and has hit the real estate sector — already reeling under prolonged slowdown — it will turn out to be a blessing in disguise in the medium-to-long term.Read News

10, Sep 2017, by : FnF Desk

At a time when India is listed as being home to among the most depressed citizens of the world, Bengaluru has been witnessing a steady change in its start-up space, with a number of firms coming up to address the issues around mental health using technology.Read News

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

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