For Quick Alerts Subscribe Now Nirbhaya’s parents move SC to take part in review plea filed by one of the killers View Sample For Quick Alerts ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS For Daily Alerts Just In 2 min ago Citizenship bill row: Amit Shah cancels Shillong trip 7 min ago Citizenship Amendment Bill: US urges India to protect rights of religious minorities 11 min ago Vijay Diwas 1971: Recounting the story of India's victory, Pak surrender, Bangladesh freedom Must Watch Don't Miss Finance Prince Pipes To Launch IPO On Dec 18 Movies Who Is Mardaani 2's Mystery Villain Vishal Jethwa? Sports IPL 2020: 15-year-old Afghan sensation Noor Ahmad set to make waves in IPL auction Automobiles Porsche Cayenne Coupe Launched In India: Prices Start At Rs 1.31 Crore Technology Samsung Galaxy M11, Galaxy M31 Likely On Cards, Could Arrive In 2020 Lifestyle Sonakshi Sinha Or Pooja Hegde, Whose Yellow Outfit You Liked More? Travel Tips To Have A Local … [Read more...] about Winter Session updates: Both Houses adjourned sine die amid uproar over ‘rape in India’ remark
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Assembly elections coming up in November and December could offer a window of opportunity to the government to make GST attractive through rate cuts. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Goods and Services Tax, which turned one on July 1, is likely to usher in significant reforms by 2019, experts and consultants believe. The changes could be in terms of tax rates, expansion of ambit, system of advance rulings, clarity on cess and procedural issues. But, some tweaking is possible much sooner. For instance, minor rate cuts in the range of 1-2 percentage points may be announced to incentivise digitalisation, anti-profiteering authority is likely to start imposing fine on companies and the refunds process is expected to be more streamlined. Some of the major changes, including single return filing system, would follow beta testing of new software for return simplification towards the year-end.Assembly elections coming up in November and December could offer a window of opportunity to the … [Read more...] about Will GST 2.0 lead to changes in tax rates?
Automation devices that offer convenience and safety can be set up easily.Imagine this: Your daughter reaches home from school at 3.30 pm daily. She should be watching television for an hour, after which she must start her homework. To deter her from watching more television, programme the television to switch itself off at 4.30 pm. And, your daughter dare not switch it on again because you will receive an alert on your mobile. Similarly, keeping tabs on your elderly parents living alone. You are worried about their safety and security. So, you install a closed circuit camera outside their door which will not only help them see whoever comes to the house, but also send you a picture automatically. These are some features whichhome automation offers today. For prices starting from Rs 25,000 and going up to Rs 400,000-500,000, you can convert your home into a smart home. It is estimated that the smart homes solutions market in India is growing in a yearly 30 percent year-on-year. Today … [Read more...] about How you can save money building smart homes!
Though Dentsu Aegis says C P Arora left the business in July 2016, his Twitter handle and LinkedIn profile continue to refer to him as group CFO of Denstu India. C P Arora, former group chief financial officer (CFO) of Dentsu India, was spearheading the business ventures of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan, the convicted chief of cult group Dera Sacha Sauda. Filings with the ministry of corporate Affairs (MCA) reviewed by Business Standard showed that Arora, who used his full name, Chhinder Pal Arora, in company filings was director in a couple of MSG group companies, floated by the Dera chief, even as he continued to hold an executive position in the advertising major. In response to an email seeking comments, a Dentsu Aegis spokesperson said in a statement: “Mr CP Arora left the business on July 12, 2016. Since that date there has been no contact with him." Arora’s Twitter handle and his LinkedIn profile continue to refer to him as Group CFO of Denstu India.Arora, who is … [Read more...] about The adman who headed Dera chief Gurmeet’s business
NITI Aayog recommendations cite the need for greater industry-academia collaboration to meet skill demand There will be a huge shortage of skills in emerging technologies among our information technology (IT) companies such as in the areas of analytics, big data, cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and automation. The NITI Aayog National Strategy for AI, released this week, notes India will face a demand-supply gap of 200,000 data analytics professionals by 2020. Further, Gartner, an American research and advisory firm, says, 60 per cent of Indian companies looking to advance their data and analytics maturity will by 2020 cite non-availability of talent in these areas as the single biggest inhibitor of adoption and growth.The NITI report also noted within the IT and business process management (BPM) sector, there will be huge opportunities in the areas of data annotation, speech transcription and image classification, among others. However, human resources (HR) and technology analysts … [Read more...] about Why Indian IT is staring at an uncertain future