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Archive for July, 2015

Taxing times: New accounting standards give India Inc tax jitters

Friday, July 31, 2015 23:41

MUMBAI: Indian companies are expecting litigations and increased tax demands this year due to confusion around computing their income under the new accounting standards the government has introduced. According to chief financial officers and taxation experts, the income computation and accounting standards (ICDS) contradict with some provisions of the ...

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Clintons earned $140m over past 8 years

Friday, July 31, 2015 23:38

Democratic frontrunner for US president aims to neutralise attacks on transparency

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Most border police posts sitting ducks for terrorists | Pak give militants border access

Friday, July 31, 2015 23:36

PUNJAB BORDER: The terrorists who stormed Dinanagar police station on Monday would not have needed to even scale a boundary wall if they had wished to attack the Bamiyal police chowki. This police post, located just a kilometre from the International B...

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Govt ups capital spend by 38% in Q1 to boost investment, growth

Friday, July 31, 2015 23:34

NEW DELHI: Capital spending rose sharply in the first quarter of the current fiscal with the Narendra Modi-led NDA government looking to turn around the investment cycle and lift growth through higher public spending. The 38% rise in capex spending in...

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KKR to invest Rs 930 crore in polyester maker JBF Industries

Friday, July 31, 2015 23:04

NEW DELHI: Betting on the Indian manufacturing sector with an eye on exports, bulge-bracket private investor KKR has agreed to invest $150 million (Rs 930 crore) in Mumbai-based polyester maker JBF Industries for a minority stake. KKR will be investin...

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New navigation system Gagan to ease landing in airports

Friday, July 31, 2015 21:58

NEW DELHI: Do you get irritated because of the aircraft you are flying in taking too much time circling over Delhi or Mumbai before landing, or the lack of late flights to Allahabad? India has adopted a new navigation system that may help address some ...

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China emerges as principal opposition to India’s bid to reform UNSC

Friday, July 31, 2015 21:50

In a statement remarkable for its candour, India’s top UN diplomat told the body that “democratic, inclusive and transparent” approaches are best found outside the Council.

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$1m donors show elite’s role in 2016 race

Friday, July 31, 2015 21:45

US political donors are writing large cheques at an unprecedented rate

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Kharif crop sowing crosses 764 lakh hectare so far

Friday, July 31, 2015 20:57

NEW DELHI: Crop planting has increased 9 % over the previous year despite the meteorological department's forecast of below average monsoon rain. The season's rain deficit touched 5% on Friday with July deficit at 17%. The total sown area as on 31stJul...

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How Wi-Fi is transforming lives in Rajasthan | 4G rollout: RJio to raise Rs 1,000-cr debt

Friday, July 31, 2015 20:56

KOLKATA: Bhadra, a quaint little town at a three-hour driving distance from the historic city of Bikaner, now has a place in the history books by becoming the first city in India to be completely covered by Wi-Fi. The availability of WiFi in Bhadra, located in Hanumangarh district of ...

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