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Increase in digitalisation and other SME trends in 2019
Sameer Vakil | 17 Jan, 2019
The recent announcement that the GST Council is further easing the compliance requirements for SMEs will come as good news for the sector, which is acknowledged as the growth engine of the Indian economy. There is a collective sigh of relief now that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has raised the sales threshold for GST registration from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 40 lakh.
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New Indian IT rules take social media giants to task
IANS | 14 Jan, 2019
As India gears up for general elections, owners of global social media platforms are in a huddle over how to curb the spread of misinformation and fake news in a country where deep mobile penetration has made Facebook, its messaging service WhatsApp and Twitter available at the fingertips of millions.
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Ties with US, Russia, trade talks India's diplomatic priorities in 2019
Aroonim Bhuyan | 04 Jan, 2019
Maintaining a balance between ties with the US and Russia, talks on free trade agreements with Europe and Southeast Asia, and making the Indo-Pacific concept gain global acceptability will be among India's top foreign policy priorities in the year ahead.
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Bucking skills' shortage, attrition, Indian IT industry goes digital
Fakir Balaji | 28 Dec, 2018
Embracing disruptive technologies to stay ahead of the curve, the buoyant Indian IT industry made digital business its growth driver in 2018, despite facing a shortage of skills and double-digit attrition.
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Rise of unicorns in Indian start-ups across verticals
Bhavana Akella | 25 Dec, 2018
India witnessed a dramatic rise of eight unicorns in 2018 from among the start-ups across verticals as against a mere nine in six years from 2011 till 2017, according to IT industry apex body Nasscom.
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Indian enterprises see silver lining in Cloud
Nishant Arora | 17 Dec, 2018
With digital transformation rapidly re-defining the regional landscape in India -- amid humongous amount of data being generated -- many more enterprises this year looked at embracing agile, scalable and cost-friendly Cloud offerings, searching for providers with deep technological expertise to help transform their businesses.
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As solar industry booms, time to start thinking about recycling
Vishu Mishra | 06 Dec, 2018
One of the few encouraging trends in the global efforts on mitigating climate change is the rapid adoption of solar energy across the world. This change is driven by a combination of government policies and declining costs.
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How their jewellery-making skill is empowering women of the forest
Kushagra Dixit | 03 Dec, 2018
Dependent on the forest for their day-to-day needs, women of Bandha Tola faced an uncertain future when their whole village, along with hundreds of other such Baiga tribal villages, was moved out of their traditional habitat in the jungles of this famous tiger reserve in central India's Madhya Pradesh state.
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Today's authoritarian governance is far more ominous for democracy: Author Gyan Prakash
Saket Suman | 26 Nov, 2018
That the nation is embodied in the Prime Minister is the telling similarity between the Emergency of 1975-77 under Indira Gandhi and the contemporary state of affairs in India under Narendra Modi; but unlike the former, Modi's "authoritarian governance" is not based on "the assumption of emergency powers by the executive", says Gyan Prakash, a professor of history at Princeton University and author of several highly acclaimed books, including "Mumbai Fables", which was adapted for the film "Bombay Velvet", and the just-released "Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy's Turning Point".
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Why are central bankers obsessed with inflation?
Nikhil Arora | 14 Nov, 2018
The battle between the Indian government and its central bank is neither new nor unique.
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