FM points to 16 Sept deadline as consensus evades GST council meet
The finance minister, says that efforts will be made to have a wide tax base and simple and reasonable tax rate, even as the first day of the fifth meeting of the GST Council failed to break fresh ground
SoftBank's Son vows to give away 1 mn electric cars to Ola drivers
SoftBank is the largest investor in Ola, India's biggest cab hailing company, and is currently in talks to invest further capital in its battle against US based rival Uber
Chitra Ramkrishna quits as CEO and MD of NSE
As CEO of NSE, Chitra Ramkrishna had ensured the bourse remained a market leader with an absolute hold on the equity market
Bengaluru raids yield Rs5.7 crore in new notes, luxury goods
The seizures from two top state government engineers and two contractors in Bengaluru are the biggest haul of new cash since Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes were demonetised on 8 November in a move to choke tax evaders
Humanity on brink as AI to decimate jobs: Stephen Hawking
The automation of factories has already decimated jobs in traditional manufacturing, and the rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend this job destruction deep into the middle classes, warns Stephen Hawking
Indian LoC 'violations' to be met with 'full force': new Pak army chief
Newly-appointed Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has warned India of a "response with full force" for alleged ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control
Your Visa card could be hacked in 6 seconds, find researchers
Researchers say that the "distributed guessing attack" circumvents all the security features put in place to protect online payments from fraud
 
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Interviews
  Start-ups: don't slip on the compliance banana peel!
  Start-ups tend to focus on product quality, marketing, and sales, leaving compliance with state and central regulations on the back burner – but this is a recipe for disaster, says Gaurav Jain, company secretary and founder of Lexcomply.com
  A platform for story tellers
  Koral Dasgupta, author, columnist, academic, content consultant and art patron, in conversation with Swetha Amit about her initiative "Tell Me Your Story"
  Bondings over the boss
  The most frequent and perhaps the strongest bonds with a colleagues in the All India Services, particularly the IAS, occur at the workplace when one shares an obnoxious boss, writes Vivek K. Agnihotri, former secretary-general, Rajya Sabha
  A Brand storming session
  Anisha Motwani, business strategist, speaker, columnist and author in conversation with Swetha Amit about her book Storm the Norm
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