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By Loknath Das On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Schools TV on its way – archive, 1955

The B.B.C intends to start television broadcasts for schools on an experimental basis in the autumn of 1957. For the first two years of the scheme pupils at secondary modern and grammar schools will be able to More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, November 13th, 2017

Curse Of Cash Has Impact On Society And Economy, Says Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Ahead of the first anniversary of demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday that excessive cash in the economy has “its own cost” and India is gradually moving towards More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

New Facebook Feature Allows Small Businesses to Integrate Messenger on Their Websites

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) just introduced a new feature for its Facebook Messenger platform that will allow businesses to integrate Messenger into their own websites. Facebook Messenger Customer Chat Plugin The Customer More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

State Bank of India reduces lending rates on home and vehicle loans

India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday announced reduction of interest rates on home and automobile loans by five basis points (bps). In a statement issued in Mumbai, the bank said it has More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Real estate to continue to face headwinds in near term on subdued consumer sentiment, says ICRA

Mumbai:Even as the new sales bookings improved during the April-June 2017 as compared to Q4 FY2017, the realty sector continues to face demand headwinds on account of subdued macro-economic environment and consumer More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Why Its Time to Revisit Income Tax on Individuals

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had promised a “simplified tax regime” for providing a non-adversarial and conducive tax environment and a rationalised and simplified tax structure. However, thus far, it remains More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Indians on H-1B visas are not illegal immigrants, Jaitley tells US

Indians coming to America on H-1B temporary visas are highly quality professionals and not “illegal economic migrants” and their position must thus be considered “appropriately” in future policy decisions, More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Indian economy on ‘very solid track’: IMF chief Christine Lagarde

Days after the International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecast for the current and the next year, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Sunday the Indian economy is on a “very solid track” in the mid-term. “Turning More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, October 6th, 2017

RBI To Keep Rates On Hold In October, Cut Growth Forecast: Poll

Bengaluru: The Reserve Bank of India will hold policy steady at its October 4 meeting, and well past next year, amid weak economic growth and signs inflation may soon overshoot its target, a Reuters poll found. Asia’s More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Currency impact on North American companies’ second quarter results up vs first quarter: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The negative effect of currency fluctuations on North American companies’ results in the second quarter rose slightly from the first quarter, but was down from a year ago, currency More...