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3 easy ways to beat the tax deadline

Some habits die hard. One such habit is jumping out of your seat when you get a rude shock. Jeevan, a senior editor with a media group, did just that – jump out of his seat – when he received a call from the...


The nuts and bolts of Microfinance

In both developed and developing economies, penetration of credit facilities into the rural and semi urban set up continues to be an uphill task for government, local and social organisations. In a populous and diverse country like India, where about 69% of the population...


Credit checks: How to lose a job

  Slap your back, treat yourself to a sinful sauna session and scrape all those photo-bombed selfies from your Facebook page. That fairy-tale job you’ve been pursuing doggedly is now yours. The interview rounds are done and you’ve been asked to submit the necessary...




Have you covered yourself?

  One of the most memorable scenes in the movie Titanic is when Jack Dawson sketches a portrait of Rose in the buff. While Rose did not need much cover, you do. Insurance-wise, that is. Many people take a cover that they can afford....



GST: Will bludgeoning bats continue to torment?

Of late, consumers and enterprises in India have been feeling a lot like Aussie bowler Mitchell Johnson in the recent AUS-NZ World Cup face off. If Johnson was left battered after having ducked blow after bludgeoning blow from Kiwi batsman McCullum’s willow, Indian taxpayers...