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By Loknath Das On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Hectic schedule, parental pressure: Why Andhra, Telangana have become the new hub of student suicides

October 11: Sai Prajwala, an 18-year-old studying for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), goes missing from her home on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Police and authorities at the private college More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Expect lay-offs in IT companies as job market to shrink in the next two quarters: Survey

Indian IT professionals are likely to see reduced job opportunities in the next six months as traditional roles are increasingly getting disrupted in the wake of automation and digitisation, a survey found out. According More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

What The Success Of Bitcoin Tells Us About The Power Of Storytelling

Courtesy: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg Imagine you could own one of two currencies. One currency is easy to obtain. In fact, you won’t have to do any more than live your life in the usual way — paying by More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, September 4th, 2017

Imposing NEET on Tamil Nadu Could Damage the State’s Model Education System

NEET privileges a CBSE mode of thinking that Anitha didn’t ever need to access because of Tamil Nadu’s educational reforms, which have defined a kind of success that the state has benefited immensely from. Karthick More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, September 4th, 2017

It’s Time To Kill NEET And Return Education To The State List

There’s a lot of anger and anguish that’s still erupting in Tamil Nadu over the suicide of Anitha, the Dalit girl who was the visible face of the state’s resistance to the central government’s More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

Arun Jaitley says fewer GST slabs possible in the future

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday indicated that the number of tax slabs under the goods and services tax (GST) regime could be reduced once the new indirect tax system that was launched on 1 July settles More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Senior Income Tax Officials Booked By The CBI On Corruption Charges

NEW DELHI:  The CBI has booked three senior officers of the Income Tax department in connection with alleged entries of payments made to them in a diary recovered during IT raids at a business group’s More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Is this the new Rs 50 currency note the RBI plans to introduce soon?

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in December last year had said that it would issue new currency notes of Rs 50 and Rs 20 denominations with numerals in ascending size in the number panels and without More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, August 11th, 2017

IT-BPM industry feeling the pinch of global slowdown, political uncertainties

India’s services sector growth, which was highly resilient even during the global financial crisis, has been showing moderation in recent times, the Survey said. However, pick up is seen in recent months with More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Becoming a Self-Employed Tradesman in the Current Economic Climate

The US economic climate seems to be healthy according to the GDP growth rate (gross domestic product), with the GDP expected to remain between the 2 to 3% ideal – despite of President Donald Trump’s promise More...