Indians rush for US citizenship before Trump can shut doors
Uncertainty over the Donald Trump administration’s immigration policies, coupled with a desire to vote in the upcoming elections this year, have led many immigrants residing in the US to opt for citizenship.
Rupee opens 7 paise down at 71.18 against dollar
The domestic unit settled 3 paise down at 71.11 against the greenback in the previous tradin...
Nearly half billion people lack decent jobs: UN
More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said...
Union Budget to lure investors to J&K, hints lieutenant governor
“We are in the final stages of designing an ambitious Industrial Promotion Policy 2020. This is being done in consultation with the central government and will be published in a few weeks," GC Murmu said at a pre-summit investors’ meet in New Delhi on Monday.
Kerala to give immediate approval to investment up to Rs 10 crore
“The huge response from entrepreneurs at the recently held global investors meet ASCEND Kerala 2020 is a reflection of high investor confidence Kerala now enjoys and an endorsement of the measures the state Government has taken,” Jayarajan said.
Consumer confidence plunges 7.3% in January 2020: Report
The monthly PCSI, which is driven by the aggregation of the four weighted sub-indices, has plummeted for at least 3 of the 4 sub indices. The four sub-indices are: Current Conditions Index; Expectations Index; Investment Index; and Jobs Index.
Riyaaz Amlani welcomes move to keep Mumbai restaurants open 24x7, says will improve work-life balance
Impresario Handmade Restaurants boss believes this move will add to the vibrancy of the city.
India aims at zero urea import with commissioning of 5 units
The government is reviving five closed fertiliser plants to increase urea production in the country and reduce imports. "We expect our import dependency will be zero with the commissioning of the plants. The projects will nearly obviate the need for import of urea in the country, said Roul.
View: It's time to scrutinise the link between poverty and income inequality
Why does the rise of crorepatis cause poverty to increase? Much of their wealth gains are due to property and stock market booms, which do not translate into greater employment opportunities. Worse, these gains accrue at the expense of those at the bottom of the wealth ladder. The distributions of wealth and power also affect the allocation of investment opportunities.
View: FM needs to restore RBI’s independence, and sternly balance her Budget
It is the central government, and its financier, the Reserve Bank of India. Sitharaman had budgeted for a generous fiscal deficit, and former RBI governor Urjit Patel had reluctantly promised to finance it.
Times Internet to host new luxury section in partnership with with Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council
Commenting on the launch, Puneet Gupt, COO - Times Internet said, “We are excited to partner with Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council to bring the best of global fashion and jewellery content to Indian readers”. As a part of the launch, TOI Fashion team has worked with industry leaders to deliver the most premium lifestyle content in the country.”
When does your EPF become taxable?
How much you withdraw and when you withdraw from the Employee’s Provident Fund determines how much TDS will be levied on the same. Here are five common scenarios and the tax implications on them.
View: Rain drops on roses and whiskers on kittens, not quite the challenges on Budget-eve
If society loses trust in the state, solutions to the economy's problems will prove elusive.
New-daddy-moons need to be encouraged
Japanese minister’s paternity leave should be a wake-up call for Indians too.
Retirement planning: How to maximise returns from EPF, NPS investments
In the dynamic retirement landscape, EPF and NPS are critical pillars of your retirement planning.
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