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Why succession & estate planning becomes important in the age of a pandemic

December 3, 2020
Rajmohan Krishnan in The Times of India With over 55 million cases across the world, the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally. Apart from causing social and political instability, the pandemic has also upended the economic sector and markets across the world are still reeling from the impact of the first wave of cases. Amidst such economic uncertainty

Govt planning to launch lottery offer under the GST from 1 April

[Source:] We had earlier shared you a news item (Economic Times) that India should adopt Singapore’s ‘GST voucher scheme’ to help lower, middle income groups. It seems the government is planning to adopt the idea. The government is planning to launch lottery offer under the Goods and Services Tax

Profitable discoms power Gujarat ahead

December 30, 2011
At a time when most parts of the country are facing power shortages and debt-laden state electricity boards and distribution companies (discoms) are seeking another bailout from the Centre, power sector entities in Gujarat are a study in contrast. All of Gujarat’s four state-owned discoms – Uttar Gujarat Vij Company,

The incredible story of the UID project

November 30, 2010
When Ranjana Sonawane, a 30-year-old housewife from Tembhli, a tribal village in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra was allotted the UID number 7824-7431-7884, the team at the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) would have been quite justified in feeling a little pleased with themselves. A small team – 160 people