Global body calls for urgent changes to international tax systems to tackle inequality
Referring to an Oxfam study released yesterday, Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICTC) said the inequality crisis remains unaddressed and out of control as hundreds of millions of people are living in extreme poverty while large rewards go to those at the very top.
Buy Persistent Systems, price target Rs 744: Dharmesh Shah
The analyst suggested a stoploss at Rs 678.
All FIRs in-line with January 3 incidents, do no deviate from facts: JNU
"As per the complaint filed by administration on January 3, 2020 abo...
Sterlite Power inks pact with US-based Smart Wires to bring SmartValve to Indian utilities
Commenting on the technology agreement, Sterlite Power Managing Director Pratik Agarwal said, "An environmentally sustainable electricity system is the anchor for a modern society. We are growing at an incredible pace and need to look for innovative solutions for rising grid outages due to climate change, lack of land to build new lines and integration of renewable energy."
US wealth inequality highest among advanced economies, tax system not right for the times: Gita Gopinath
As President Donald Trump and his administration touted the bounce back of the US economy, Gopinath also said America should do more to shore up its fiscal toolbox in the event of a more dramatic global slowdown. Gopinath acknowledged the relative staying power of the US economy, but sounded a note of caution on inequality.
New political outift launches campaign seeking transparency in Bengaluru civic body's accounts
According to party's general secretary Srikanth Narasimhan: “The reason for us launching #LekkaBeku campaign is to create transparency and accountability in public spending. We have filed a petition on change.org to create awareness among the citizens of Bengaluru. We are hopeful that suitable action will be taken soon. In case the desired outcome is not achieved, BNP plans to get at least 10,000 people to file RTI petitions.
Worked just like an elder son in family, says Arvind Kejriwal
"We have tried our best to give maximum benefit to the people of Delhi... to make their lives prosperous. We have made water and electricity free, improved the education and health care system. But the work pending for 70 years cannot be completed in just five years. We need more time," he said .
Bharat Electronics commissions real time train information system for Indian Railways
The system has been commissioned through the Centre for Railway Information System, under the technical guidance of Space Applications Centre at ISRO. RTIS provides real-time positional information of locomotives to the Railways. It facilitates automatic acquisition of train movement data, including that of arrival, departure and run-through timings, at the stations en route.
Cyient hires new VP of sales for its key Aerospace andDefense unit
Millard has over 20-years experience and in her new role will be responsible for accelerating sales through growth and expansion in the North American market, the company said. Denise was previously Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ECCS, responsible for leadership of sales, business development, marketing, and contract management.
4G will continue to remain relevant for quite sometime: Qualcomm
"While we see a fast adoption of 5G across geographies globally, we do recognise the phenomenal boost that 4G has given towards enabling broadband connectivity for Indian consumers. 4G will stay relevant for quite sometime," Rajen Vagadia, vice-president and president, Qualcomm India, said.
'Nehru promoted PM-led system of administration'
Nehru had 'personality-driven working style' and centralised power in the hands of bureaucrats.
Super-rich eye far shores: Kochi’s pain is Armenia’s gain
The demolition of Maradu flats and DLF imbroglio has forced ultrahigh-net-worth individuals (ultra-HNIs) from Kerala, fed up with the uncertainty in state’s realty market, to explore other real estate investment destinations within India and abroad.
HDFC Bank to upgrade credit card systems
The instant card generation will initially be available only for existing customers but is likely to be extended to non-customers later. The new system will allow the users to file disputes by clicking photographs of charge slips and uploading them.
No turning point in sight as IMF predicts sluggish global growth
The IMF trimmed back its global growth forecasts, mostly due to a slowdown in India.
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