• STARTUPS
    HNIs may get to invest tax free in Startups

    Are you a high net worth individual looking to make new tax free investments? You may soon be able to do that by investing in start ups and pay no angel tax. This is what one wing of the Narendra Modi government is working towards, convinced this will help achieve goals under Startup India, Digital India, boost entrepreneurship and also make […]

  • STARTUPS
    Startups facing angel tax notices may get relief this week

    MUMBAI: The startups that have already received angel tax notices, and were kept out of the recent relaxation in norms, are set to get some relief this week, said two people with direct knowledge of the matter. This will apply to situation in which valuations were challenged or the source of funding was questioned. The Central Board of Direct […]

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    Cabinet may decide on FAME II scheme in a month: Geete

    New Delhi, Jun 10 (PTI) The Union Cabinet may decide on the roll out of the FAME India schemes second phase to boost adoption of energy-efficient vehicles in a months time, Union Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete said. The proposal entailing details of the scheme should come up before the Union Cabinet in a month, […]

  • LIFE
    Weird Antarctic ice may explain how life endured on frozen Earth

    Millions of years ago, Earth was a frozen “snowball” Jason Edwards / Getty By Colin Barras How did complex life survive when the Earth turned into a giant snowball hundreds of million years ago? A bizarre region of “dirty” Antarctic ice, discovered a century ago by British explorer Captain Scott’s team, might hold clues. There is […]

  • NEWS
    70% of Your Employees May Want to Work From Home this Holiday Season

    In between opening Christmas presents and cooking the turkey, a whopping 66 percent of employees will be checking work emails on Christmas Day. This was the finding of a survey by West Unified Communications Services on remote workers and changing working patterns. The study, which surveyed more than 600 full-time U.S. employees about their holiday work plans, […]

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    Declines in Traffic to Your Retail Store May be Slowing – Finally!

    U.S. brick-and-mortar stores including small businesses are showing signs of life again. In the retail month of July 2017, in-store analytics company RetailNext found stores’ traffic decline was the lowest since January 2016. Sales also experienced a relatively low year-over-year decline, which is a positive sign for the retail industry as a whole. RetailNext Retail Performance Pulse […]

  • LIFE
    Listening To Music In Group May Make You More Depressed

    Listening to sad music in a group and talking about sad things tend to make people feel more depressed, says a study. This kind of group rumination with music was more common in younger people, and likely reflects relative importance of both music and social relationships to younger people, the study found. “These results reveal […]

  • NEWS
    App or Credit? Why Cash May be Replaced by Mobile Payments

    It is Monday morning in San Francisco, and you have just woken up late. To help in your rush to get to work on time, you use your favorite ride service app to pay for a driver to bring you to work. On the way to work, that pre-coffee, drowsy feeling starts to kick in, […]