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Farmers urge PM to reject developed nations' WTO plans

Monday 18 November '13

Farmer groups have argued that the AoA was framed keeping in mind prices of 1986-88.
For tax payers, there's more to Income Tax Act than exemption on income

Monday 18 November '13

Income Tax exemption: Tenants may find it tricky to get house owners’ PAN to claim exemption on HRA.
Contract manufacturer files FIR against P&G

Saturday 9 November '13

JHS Svendgaard has filed a complaint against P&G Home Products Ltd alleging wrongful termination of production contract.
Barcode system to check fake products on the anvil

Thursday 7 November '13

Customs dept ties up with GS1 to design tool to curb counterfeits.
FSSAI holds up imported foods over labelling violations

Tuesday 5 November '13

Even as the FSSAI refuses to budge, the EU has said that it has taken up the matter with the Indian authorities.
India Inc pitches for widening scope of CSR

Tuesday 5 November '13

India Inc wants activities like public awareness ads, gainfully employing skilled professionals to be included under CSR.
Plasma TVs fly off the shelves this Diwali

Saturday 2 November '13

Freebies and discounts have seen rising sales in consumer durables and lifestyle products.
This Dhanteras, high prices take shine off gold sales

Saturday 2 November '13

Dhanteras saw a lull, despite a fall in gold prices over the last 2-3 days.
SpiceJet plans to increase international destinations

Monday 28 October '13

SpiceJet to increase frequencies on existing global routes, taking foreign flights per day to 42.
Thailand ready to foot duty on gold jewellery exports

Sunday 27 October '13

Exporters from Asian nation are willing to forego bilateral FTA benefits.
Reverse mortgage to attract no tax

Saturday 26 October '13

Annuity payments to senior citizens availing reverse mortgage would not be taxed.
Greater Noida likely to see India’s first IKEA outlet

Thursday 24 October '13

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea has begun discussing with the Uttar Pradesh government plans to open its first outlet in the country.
Panel suggests foreign VC inflows to be defined as FDI

Monday 21 October '13

A government panel has proposed that foreign venture capital (VC) investments should be considered as foreign direct investment.
Indian companies likely to shift to IFRS from April 2015

Sunday 20 October '13

IFRS had been put on the back burner by the Centre given issues raised by corporates and unresolved taxation issues.
Govt may ease FDI norms in real estate to boost sector

Thursday 17 October '13

Minimum capital to be cut from $10 million to $5 million.
Walmart to pitch for private labels in sourcing norms

Wednesday 16 October '13

By inclusion of private labels, Walmart argues it will be able to comply with FDI policy.
Conditions eased for farmers seeking opium licence

Monday 14 October '13

Centre has relaxed conditions for granting licence to opium farmers, a move that will benefit around 800 growers.
Iron ore exports up, will factories follow?

Saturday 12 October '13

What is required for the economy at this stage is a push for manufacturing to diversify exports, which has not taken off.
Anand Sharma slams Walmart for saying India retail foray ‘not tenable’

Sunday 6 October '13

Walmart had announced its partnership with Indian partner Bharti “not tenable”.


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