Measures to promote ease of doing business, cut in tax rates for smaller enterprises to 25 per cent, and reduction in interest rates are creating the right atmosphere for new businesses to flourish, particularly SMEs. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The recent reforms ushered in by the government are creating new livelihoods across existing and emerging sectors, with eight segments of the economy alone expected to create over 10 crore jobs by 2025, CII said on Thursday. "With skill levels rising and substantial growth in startups and new businesses, the quality of jobs is being also enhanced, including through higher incomes," CII president Rakesh Bharti Mittal told PTI.According to Mittal, the measures to promote ease of doing business, cut in tax rates for smaller enterprises to 25 per cent, and reduction in interest rates are creating the right atmosphere for new businesses to flourish, particularly SMEs. "This is an effective stimulant for job creation," he said. The … [Read more...] about 8 sectors to add over 10 cr jobs by 2025: CII
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Next time you go to a wedding, don't be surprised to find big, burly men in black tees flanking the bride and groom. That's because in order to avoid chaos, thefts and gate-crashers, bouncers and bodyguards are in demand at weddings this season. In fact, now the city's wedding organisers are including security personnel as part of their packages, to ensure the ceremonies go by smoothly. However apart from 'protecting', these bouncers are also expected to provide a variety of other services - be it of a personal assistant, a 'selfie-guard' or someone who adds 'swag' to the bride and groom's entry. Here's a look at the curious new trend. FROM TACKLING GATECRASHERS AND GUARDING EXPENSIVE GIFTS TO SHADOWING THE BRIDE AND GROOM Wedding planner Ashutosh Shrivastava, who hires bouncers for almost every wedding he organises, tells us, “We brief them to identify the family members of the bride and the groom, and they are also trained to identify people who look out of place at the … [Read more...] about Bouncers add extra security and swag to Bhopali weddings
Welcome to Relationship Rehab, news.com.au’s weekly column solving all your romantic problems, no holds barred. This week, our resident sexologist Isiah McKimmie tackles a man considering desperate measures to get some sex, a boyfriend seeking advice on a risqué gift and a man who chooses the gym over his wife. THE SEX CHORE I CAN’T GET OVER QUESTION: I have been married for 10 years now and in my early 30s. Alongside my wife and our two little ones we make a lovely family. Before we had kids our intimate life wasn’t great but wasn’t too bad either. My wife was just never really keen on that for whatever reason. I loved her and thought this is something we could overcome as a couple so I didn’t stress too much on it. On all three occasions (our first was a miscarriage) when my wife got pregnant it usually meant no bed time for us until mostly 3-4 months pre-and-post-delivery. I understand it was a difficult time for her, both physically and … [Read more...] about Relationship Rehab: Sex ‘chore’ that is ruining my marriage
Email ABC North Coast By Samantha Turnbull Updated November 03, 2016 15:40:59 Photo: What are the options for protecting swimmers from shark attacks? (AAP: Jack Atley) Map: Ballina 2478 As northern New South Wales residents continue to debate the best way to deal with shark attacks in the region, we take a look at the pros and cons of the most popular options available to protect people from ocean predators.Nets North coast shark net trials FAQStruggling to get your head around the shark situation on the north coast of New South Wales? Check out our guide. The New South Wales Government believes shark nets are worth trialling and plans to install shark nets in a trial off the north coast before the end of the year.PROS: Statistics support their efficacy, with one fatality at a netted beach between Newcastle and Wollongong in the past 70 years and an overall drop in shark interactions with humans since nets were installed around Sydney and Queensland. CONS: Nets … [Read more...] about Protecting humans from sharks: What are the options?
Email By Nicolas Perpitch Updated October 18, 2017 13:02:06 Related Story: Shark deterrent device sold out after WA rebate prompts retail rush Related Story: Online shark alerts better than signage: WA Tourism Minister Related Story: Can drones, real-time warnings limit shark attacks? Map: Perth 6000 The risk of a shark attack is low and it's worth playing the odds almost every time if there are good waves to be had.That's the attitude of many surfers along Perth's coast as the weather warms up and shark sightings increase.More than half of the 15 fatal shark attacks in WA since 2000 have taken place in spring and early summer — coinciding with the yearly migration of humpback whales.But that is not deterring most surfers from taking advantage of any last scrap of swell before summer kicks in, when Perth's beaches can become so flat they resemble lakes."It doesn't matter what is happening out there, surfers will always surf. No matter what, they will be out … [Read more...] about Shark sightings on the rise at Perth beaches but surfers happy to play the odds