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30, Jun 2018, by : Vinod Behl

Home buyers who had pinned high hopes on GST for reduction in property prices are disappointed as the overall cost of a property purchase has not come down - rather, in some cases, it has gone up. Amidst teething troubles and glitches in the implementation framework, the landmark reform of Goods & Services Tax (GST), ushering in a unified tax regime, has helped in speeding up real estate recovery Read News

30, Jun 2018, by : FnF Desk

Touted as the biggest economic reform since Independence, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was supposed to replace the complex indirect tax system prevalent in the country with a more simplified, uniform regime. Read News

02, Apr 2018, by : Akansha Saxena

For PR professionals in India the name 'Yogesh Joshi' evokes much admiration. They know him as the man who showed them how to reach for the stars, and demonstrated that being 'Indian' and being 'world-class' are not mutually exclusive.Read News

22, Mar 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Parliament today passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, which sought to double the ceiling of tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh and also empower the government to fix tax-free gratuity amount as well as period of maternity leave with an executive order. The Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha today, while Lok Sabha had already passed it last week.Read News

13, Mar 2018, by : FnF Desk

In the past three decades, technological advances have made engine failures a rare occurrence, with only about 25 (in multi-engine aircraft) a year worldwide, or one engine failure for every million flights.Read News

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

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