Mobile tower radiation reaching us is more than a thousand times weaker than that from the handsets we use and the Indian standards are 10 times more stringent than the global norms recommended by the World Health Organisation, points out T V Ramachandran. These days, frequent are the controversies due to “fake news” in diverse fields. Away from the limelight of these debates, a governmental campaign has been working to demolish misinformation and inadequate information in a vital ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
PwC wants to know what will happen when a company with substantial reserves is merged into a new concern and the resultant entity is converted into a limited liability partnership. As mergers and acquisitions gain momentum in India, tax consultant PwC has said the income-tax department should provide more clarity on General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) on these activities. GAAR will be effective from the next financial year. PwC wants clarity on things such as consolidation through amalgamation ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Government planning to slash the number of days required to start a business in Mumbai, Delhi from the current 26. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. The central government plans to cut to four the number of days taken to start a business in Delhi or Mumbai, from the current average of 26 days. The department of industrial policy & promotion (DIPP) aims to do so via a combination of measures -- streamlining the application process, single-window clearance and more digitisation. Ramesh ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
‘The service charge is given to the employees as a part of their salary. Now, employees have been calling to negotiate their salaries to balance the loss that they will face personally. In which case, we won’t be able to retain some of them.’ A day after the central government said that customers have the option of not paying the ‘service charge’ part of hotel bills, major eatery owners said the move could impact the morale of staff. They said if a customer ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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