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  • Avoiding TDS through Form 15G, 15H by A N Shanbhag

    Income tax is deducted at source (TDS) on almost all types of income. The rate of TDS and the threshold beyond which the TDS is applicable depends upon the type of income. This creates problems for individuals whose income is under the basic exemption limit. Such persons will be forced to suffer TDS even though…

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  • Knowing Futures & Options-III

    This week we present the third and the last part of our series on Futures & Options. After having examined the basics in the previous two parts, this time we shall discuss some numerical examples to try and understand the practical use of these derivative products. Example 1: Selling/Writing a Call Take the case of…

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  • Play Review! Dad’s Girlfriend is meant to be enjoyed for the moment

    “A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.” –Roald Dahl All situational comedies work on a chosen premise; this one is based on the premise of the successful father-in-law who hates the “lazy” son-in-law, and makes no bones about it, deciding to finally spend some time with his daughter, something he…

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  • All about dematerialization

    There was a time when investors in stocks were saddled with outdated systems and procedures dealing with transactions in stocks. Bad deliveries, objections, loss, theft or mutilation of share certificates, not to speak of forgery were only some of the traumas that an investor had to face in his treacherous journey through the stock market….

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  • Mumbai Food Review: At resto-lounge JLWA, different is the norm

    Set a date to meet some ‘mini stars’ at this resto-lounge where ‘hatke’ is the norm, suggests Anupama Chandra When your F&B destination pays heed to the ‘what is key? Ans: location, location, location…’ advertising order, you know they are on to something good. Set on the famed Linking Road, Bandra, you amble up to…

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    Caste politics a hurdle for farmers, rural students, says Kamal Haasan

    Chennai: Actor turned politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday said that caste politics has become a hurdle for rural students and the farmers. In an interview with Tamil magazine, Ananda Vikatan, Haasan said that the concept of caste is being kept alive for electoral gains and benefits. “Paving a way for political campaign, officials are safeguarding…

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  • How to Check Your Email List with A Bulk Verification Software

    If you decided to prioritize email marketing this year, there is an auxiliary tool you should focus on before you send your next campaign. A reliable bulk email verifier will validate your database and ensure you are reaching your subscribers and maintaining a healthy IP reputation. Growing your email list has probably been your main…

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  • Share buybacks – Some interesting aspects

    A buy-back is a corporate action in which a company buys some of its shares from the existing shareholders at a price higher than market price. Proceeds for the buy-back come out of the profits earned in the past years and retained by the company after paying dividends over the years. So a buy-back becomes…

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  • Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Mohammad Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action for the third time

    Dubai: Pakistan’s off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The match officials’ report, which was handed over to the Pakistan team management, cited concerns about the legality of the 37-year-old’s bowling action. Hafeez’s bowling action will now be scrutinised…

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  • Mumbai: Narayan Rane joins NDA, may get a ministry in Maharashtra government

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced that former Congress leader, Narayan Rane has joined National Democratic Alliance (NDA). He also said that the party will also expand the cabinet soon. “We’ll have a cabinet expansion soon. Narayan Rane has joined NDA, we will think about him what should be done,” Fadnavis said….

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  • National Pension System becomes attractive – A N Shanbag

    NPS, is a defined contribution pension scheme. The first version was made applicable only to Central Government Employees (but not Armed Forces) joining service on or after 1.1.04. The previous pension scheme was a defined benefit scheme and was very beneficial to the employees. It benefited even those whose contribution was little, specially the ones…

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