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How 15th Finance Commission is trying to manage South India’s anger over tax division – and failing

No other country carries within it the diversity that India does. This trite-but-true dictum extends even to taxation, with different states having markedly different rates of prosperity. Karnataka, for example, has a per capita income that is almost five times that of Bihar. Expectedly, the manner in which India distributes the tax revenue it raises between the Union government and ... Read More »

Budget 2020 | AMFI hands over wishlist to Finance Ministry

With the Union Budget just around the corner, the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) has put forth a wishlist on behalf of the mutual fund industry to the Finance Ministry. “AMFI’s suggestions have been in the Budget proposal list for a few years. We are hoping this time our long pending submissions get addressed, which would help take the Indian ... Read More »

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank IPO over 40% subscribed in 2 hours: Key things to know

The IPO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank opened today for subscription and the lender is looking to raise ₹750 crore through this issue. The bank has set a price band of ₹36-37 per share and the issue closes on Wednesday. The bank will utilise the proceeds of IPO for increasing its Tier-1 capital base to meet its future capital requirements and towards meeting the ... Read More »

Kamal Haasan backs Suriya over draft education policy

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) President Kamal Haasan (Photo: PTI) Actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan on Tuesday extended support to actor Suriya and slammed the Tamil Nadu government and the Centre over the draft national educational policy. In a statement on Twitter, Kamal Haasan said he agreed with many points raised by Suriya regarding the draft educational ... Read More »

Xiaomi Opens Its 1000th Service Centre in India, Has Presence in Over 600 Cities

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi on Wednesday announced the opening of its service centre number one thousand in India. The company which has presence in over 600 cities in the country, opened up its 1000th service centre in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana. With the milestone, Xiaomi also announced that 500 of these service centres are authorised to repair its Mi TV range, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Opens Its 1000th Service Centre in India, Has Presence in Over 600 Cities

HIGHLIGHTS The 1000th service centre has been opened in Hyderabad, Telangana It marks 100 percent year-on-year growth 500 centers are authorised for Mi TV repairs Chinese phone maker Xiaomi on Wednesday announced the opening of its service centre number one thousand in India. The company which has presence in over 600 cities in the country, opened up its 1000th service centre in ... Read More »

A long-running feud over Malahide’s Christmas Kingdom is destined for the courts

A DUBLIN EVENTS firm is looking for six-figure compensation as its dispute with Fingal council over the controversial Malahide ‘Christmas Kingdom’ heads for the courts. The feud erupted between the local authority and ALA Markets & Events over the on-again, off-again launch of the seasonal market in 2015. A week before it was due to open, the council axed the original ... Read More »

Move over Dessert Cob – say hello to the Christmas Trifle Cob Loaf that you can make at home

When the ‘Dessert Cob Loaf’ came along, it very quickly went viral around Australia. It was so popular it even caught its creators, Ben Palmer and Elouise Hawkey, by surprise. Now it seems like everyone has jumped on the dessert cob loaf we think we have something new and very exciting to take to Christmas lunch or your work Christmas party. ... Read More »

Samsung Faces French Legal Case Over Alleged Abuses in China

Two French campaign groups filed a legal case against Samsung in France on Thursday over the alleged use of child labour and other abuses in Chinese manufacturing plants working for the electronics giant. Accusing the company of misleading commercial practices, the NGOs Peuples Solidaires and Sherpa lodged a complaint in Paris against Samsung’s French subsidiary and international parent company. Based on research ... Read More »

Caviar launches unique iPhone X with over 300 precious stones for €34,000

Caviar, recently famous with its bizarre iPhone X with a solar panel on the back or the Nokia 3310 with a golden plaque of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump’s faces, now has another device for those with more money than taste. A unique single-copy iPhone X Imperial Crown with a golden coat of arms of the Russian Federation and over 300 engraved precious stones.    This ... Read More »