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Global cues, rupee push equity indices higher

Positive global cues along with a recovery in the rupee value pushed the key indices of the Indian equity market higher during the morning trade session on Monday.

10 things to do to make your online store work

It takes more than just a good website to run a successful online store.

The last mile in design

It’s often seen that designers and clients start getting flustered when the project is on the brink of completion. This is the last mile and the toughest to handle, because at this stage mind is in an anxious state to complete the project and get on with the next one. Also, most designers feel the euphoria during creative phases and lose steam as the project moves into technical and execution mode.

Spain's top company signs MoU to set up Rs.320 cr food processing unit in Ludhiana

CHANDIGARH:  Spain’s leading food processing company, Congelados De Navarra, is all set to make a Rs. 300 crore investment in Punjab, with the establishment of a food processing unit in Ludhiana’s Machiwaara area, the final modalities for which were worked out at a meeting with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh here on Wednesday.

Getting your Pan Card through India’s oldest Pan agency

If you are not one of the 170 million people in India with a Pan Card, apply for one at the first chance you get. They are needed for income tax and other banking purposes. If you do not store your money under your mattress but in a bank, you would need one. The lack of having one can result in your bank accounts being blocked. Furthermore, only 30 million Indian citizens pay income tax which means there are a large number of people not within the tax bracket and a larger number not paying tax at all.

Some interesting facts about India's ration card system

The ration card system has been implemented in India for more than five decades now, and for the most part, it works perfectly. The Government has been facing a few challenges with the public distribution system, and there are always people trying to take advantage of it for their personal gains.

Applying for a Pan Card gets easier with each passing day

An Indian Pan Card is required by individuals to file their income taxes at the end of each financial year. It is now mandatory when creating a bank account as well. Initially, the process of applying for a Pan Card involved heading to the Pan Card office and filling out the forms while submitting the required documentation. Since this was a tedious method, most people preferred getting an agent involved which was the better option and didn’t require additional trips to the far away office.

How to identify a life insurer is the best life insurer for your family?

It’s a great and responsible decision that you’vetakenby making up your mind to buy life insurance. With the high unpredictability factor in life and the indispensable need of having financial security, insurance is one of the better ways to protect what is most important.

About Amazon Basics

Started in 2009 with an aim to sell low cost products, AmazonBasics today is a full full-fledged in-house company of Amazon which is selling numerous products directly to the consumers. Compared to other products which are sold by various retailers on Amazon; the products sold under AmazonBasics are available to the customers at relatively low prices as they are sold directly by the company with no multilevel distribution channels linked to it.

Markfed Punjab opens first outlet outside North India in Vadodra. Gujarat

CHANDIGARH: In a big leap aimed at the marketing of its products the Markfed today opened its first outlet outside North India at Vadodara. The 'Health Food Kiosk' was formally inaugurated at GSFC University campus in Vadodara by the Cooperation Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa. The kiosk would make available more than 90 of the products manufactured by Markfed for domestic use.

BookMyShow raises $100 million in Series D funding

NEW DELHI: Online ticketing platform BookMyShow on Wednesday said it has raised $100 million in Series D funding round led by private equity firm TPG Growth.

Amazon faces web issues globally on Prime Day

Shoppers in the US and elsewhere in the world are struggling to access e-commerce giant Amazon's website as one of its biggest annual sales, Prime Day, got underway.

Amazon to Provide Customers Access to Innovative Products and Gadgets on Prime Day Sale

E-commerce giant Amazon is once again organizing the Prime Day Sale for its Prime customers in 17 locations including India. The annual shopping event of the online retailer was a major success after it was introduced in India last year while Amazon has been organizing the event already for the past three years in its other locations. This time the sale starts at 12 pm on July 16 and will continue for 36 hours.

Indian migrants sent $70bn back as remittance alone in 2017!

According to the World Bank, India recorded $69 billion in remittance inflows in 2017, recording a 10% rise since 2016, equaling to an amount of $4156 from each foreign national. With millions of Indians moving to overseas destinations for settlement and work, India is experiencing a heightened amount of in-flow of foreign exchange leading to positive economic growth and development of the country.

Single data breach costs nearly Rs 12 crore in India: IBM study

The estimated average cost of a data breach in India went up to Rs 11.9 crore in 2017 -- a nearly eight per cent increase from 2016, an IBM study revealed on Wednesday.

Best online APP for ordering household products

Are you getting tedious with the thought of shopping grocery and jogs your memory with the fear of waiting in queues? Are you troublesome about facing the predicaments to carry and manage the list of grocery each time you shop from the nearest store? If yes then these apps will knock as the benison for all the grocery related quandaries as these will serve you with lucrative deals and offers along with delivering your order at the doorsteps.

NCLT upholds Tata Sons' 2016 move sacking Cyrus Mistry as Chairman

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Monday upheld the October 24, 2016 decision of the Tata Sons Board of Directors dismissing its then Chairman Cyrus Mistry, a company official said here.

RIL to create hybrid online-to-offline retail platform: Ambani

Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh D. Ambani on Thursday said the company saw its biggest growth opportunity "in creating a hybrid, online-to-offline new commerce platform".

June GST collection at Rs 95,610 cr up 1,600 cr: Adhia

Revenue collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in June crossed Rs 95,000 crore and was higher than the average monthly collection of Rs 89,885 crore during 2017-18, the government said on Sunday.

Advantages to Indian SME’s migrating under entrepreneur programs

As an Indian entrepreneur, establishing a new business abroad can be an exciting as well as challenging opportunity. There are many budding business owners of SMEs who dream of migrating to developed (and at times not so developed) countries, but only a few of them can actually make it happen. There is much evidence available that investing abroad is a significant factor for an entrepreneur to be successful in the long run. In fact, it is often considered a necessity due to its remarkable outcomes both from professional and personal fronts.

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