Tag archive for ‘Why’
By Loknath Das On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Hammond, the economy and why chewing gum matters

It was Lyndon Baines Johnson who famously said that Gerald Ford could not walk and chew gum at the same time. (He actually said fart and chew gum, but his words were sanitised by a US media that didn’t much More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Why is Trump still standing? The answer is the economy

How much will the American public let Trump get away with? US media organizations have been hounding Trump since he became president until they now collectively sound like the boys and girls who cried wolf. (Quite More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Why should you go for .me TLD?

Ok, so you have decided to go for web hosting. Now you are thinking which domain name should you go for? Well, dot.com domain names are undoubtedly the most popular, but many new domains are available in the market. More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, February 9th, 2018

The stock market is scary. But here’s why you still should invest

Better buckle up. Volatility is back on Wall Street. On Monday the Dow sunk a record 1,175 points. Tuesday started off scary, but the index ended the day up more than 500 points. Thursday was another wild ride More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Why Angel Investors Should Have an Investment Thesis

Few angel investors have investment theses, short summaries of the person’s strategy for what kinds of startups he or she will fund. Fewer still have these theses written down in a form that can be shared with More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, December 1st, 2017

Why the big four asked for a parliamentary inquiry into banking

The banks have themselves called for an inquiry into banking and financial services. AAP The major Australian banks are following familiar public relations tactics in requesting a parliamentary commission of More...

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 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 Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Why tech companies are spending so much to lobby the U.S. government on tax reform

For the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Google, their approach to Washington, D.C., is straightforward: They’re willing to spend money to make money — at a lower tax rate. The industry’s record lobbying spending in More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Want a Change in Career? Here’s Why the Oil and Gas Industry is For You

Whether you’re about to graduate from college or you just want a change in career, it’s a good idea to explore different sectors. While it can be scary to step outside your comfort zone, it’s always worth More...