503, 2020

So, what has changed with GST?

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: Finance|Tags: |

So, what has changed with GST?   Before GST was introduced, sometime in 1990 the Packaged Commodities act required manufacturers to declare the maximum retail price inclusive of all taxes in the label. This required a weighted average tax working for each product/pack by the [...]

1401, 2020

Rescue and rehabilitation of cormorants after felling of trees at Tiger Circle, Manipal

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Rescue and rehabilitation of cormorants after felling of trees at Tiger Circle, Manipal By Dr. Vidya Pratap, Assoc. Professor, T. A. Pai Management Institute Background: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, in its notification dated 10th February 2014 announced a new national highway no. [...]

1212, 2019

The End Game in Telecom

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The End Game in Telecom Telecom sector has a penchant for the spectacular. Telecom has witnessed an amazing run in the last 15 years when tele-density has increased 15-fold from a mere 6% to 88%. It has witnessed squashing of 120+ licenses by the [...]

2409, 2018

Future of Management Education in India

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Future of Management Education in India Let us look at the emerging themes in management education along with the underlying factors and triggers 1. Undergraduate Management Program from premier B-Schools The supply for engineering education was augmented over the last 2 decades but there [...]

2708, 2018

Virtuosity of Net Neutrality

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Virtuosity of Net Neutrality TRAI latest regulation against differential internet access pricing is based on questionable reasoning. It seems to assert and attribute absolute virtue in Net neutrality and does not get into the core issue of who (or what) is sought to [...]