Category archives: Business

31st ASEAN summit begins in Philippines

31st ASEAN summit begins in Philippines The 31st ASEAN Summit has begun in Manila, Philippines where earlier today in the opening ceremony Honourable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi was seen shaking hands with other leaders. Modi interacted with other world leaders including the US, China, Russia. The event’s gala dinner was attended by them all, hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte of Phillippines. Modi is planning to hold bilateral meeting […]

23rd GST Council meet:Here are the some key points

In a massive relief for consumers, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday decided to slash tax rate on a wide range of mass use items– ranging from chewing gums to detergents–to 18 per cent from existing 28 per cent. The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in more tax rate changes, “178 items have been moved from 28 per cent to 18 per cent GST slab, changes will […]

Almost a year after demonetisation RBI says still verifying returned notes

Almost a year after demonetisation RBI says still verifying returned notes Almost a year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation, the Reserve Bank of India said that the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 bills returned to banks are still being “processed in all earnest” through a sophisticated currency verification system. In reply to an RTI query, the central bank said it has processed about 1,134 crore pieces of Rs.500 […]

The great Indian disagreement on demonetisation, GST: Why economists are split

Over the past few weeks, a ferocious disagreement has raged between several Indian economists. The heart of the matter concerns the impacts of demonetisation and the goods and services tax (GST) on India’s broader economy. Let me be clear that I use the word disagreement rather than debate advisedly. Surjit Bhalla, now a member of the prime minister’s economic advisory council, set the ball rolling by claiming that growth rates […]

How India's GST is different from that in other countries

How India’s GST is different from that in other countries Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax which was introduced in India on 1 July 2017 and is applicable throughout India. It replaced multiple cascading taxes levied by the central and state governments. France was the first country to implement GST. Concept of GST is not new to the world as nearly 160 countries up till now, have […]

Why It is Better To Invest In Silver This Dhanteras

Clamorwarld Exclusive:- Why It is Better To Invest In Silver This Dhanteras I am sure as you start this Dhanteras morning, you are already making plans about what to buy this evening. But the point is should you be investing in gold or silver? Is there too much difference in the kind of returns they yield? Gold is traditionally the most sought-after precious metal. But if you assess the performance […]

3 Lessons I Learned From the Failure of My First Startup

You’re exhausted. You’ve put countless of hours into an idea that you believed in so much. Literally almost blood, sweat and tears were sacrificed for this vision to be accomplished. You had hoped and expected for a lot of things, and was excited to have plans for the future. A few months ago, I wrote an article here titled, “What I Learned After Opening My First Business at 21.” My […]

In Conversation with Atechnos co-founder Abhinav Jain

Sunil Mantri(SM): Can you tell In brief about what Atechnos is all about. Abhinav Jain(AJ): Abhay Techno Services Pvt. Ltd. (Atechnos) is an emerging leader in digital consulting, content distribution, partnership development, and broadcasting technology outsourcing service. We provide business consulting, technology outsourcing services to worldwide clients building enterprises today with the goal for tomorrow. Atechnos proposes an innovative delivery model, based on the principles of taking work and people […]

11 Interesting Facts About Businesses Around The World

Walmart, Google, Starbucks, Apple – these are some of the world’s most successful businesses. But behind all the success are certain fun facts that not even their most die-hard fans would know. Here are some fun facts that will pique your interest. 1. Starbucks Starbucks doesn’t want us to feel lonely while sipping on our cuppa. The roundtables at their outlets have a purpose to fulfill – to make us […]

'I quit Google and launched a business with my mum'

Munaf Kapadia runs a successful “pop up” restaurant at his family’s home in Mumbai. His mother also works as head chef. While watching TV one Sunday afternoon back in 2014, Munaf Kapadia had an argument with his mother that would change his life. The then 25-year-old Google employee wanted to watch US cartoon the Simpsons, but as usual, his mother Nafisa preferred to see her favourite Indian soap opera and […]