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No retro tax on debt schemes MFs say relief only partial, will not help industry

Jul 26, 2014

No retro tax on debt schemes MFs say relief only partial, will not help industry

MFs feared the budget proposal will hurt them as majority of assets under management comes under the debt category #Tax #finance bill #Budget 2014 #MFs #debt schemes #long term capital gains tax
Typhoon Rammasun kills 11 in Vietnam; 26 in China

Jul 21, 2014

Typhoon Rammasun kills 11 in Vietnam; 26 in China

Typhoon Rammasun made landfall in Vietnam over the weekend, triggering heavy floods, destroying homes and crops, and blocking roads with landslides. #World #Manila #NewsTracker #Philippines #Typhoon #Rammasun #Manila Bay #Philippine capital #Joseph Estrada
Sweltering Delhi will now have to pay 8.32% more for power

Jul 17, 2014

Sweltering Delhi will now have to pay 8.32% more for power

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has today approved a power tariff hike across the capital even as the Aam Aadmi Party continues to demand lowering of tariffs. #capital #Delhi #New Delhi #NewsTracker #electricity #Power tariff hike #Electricity Regulatory Commission
Typhoon Rammasun death toll rises to 7 in Philippines

Jul 16, 2014

Typhoon Rammasun death toll rises to 7 in Philippines

Typhoon Rammasun left at least seven people dead and knocked out power in many areas but it spared the Philippine capital, Manila. #World #Manila #NewsTracker #Philippines #Typhoon #Rammasun #Manila Bay #Philippine capital #Joseph Estrada
Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Jul 12, 2014

Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Neither politicians nor commentators seem to understand the meaning of what being pro-market means. There is a naive and unwarranted belief that socialism is pro-poor and markets anti-poor. #Arun Jaitley #Socialism #Capitalism #Budget 2014 #Union Budget 2014-15 #Pro-Poor

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Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Jan 04, 2013

Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Everyone in India should ask why the policy wonks are so interested in health, education and welfare programmes, and so disengaged with basic public good. #Crony capitalism #HowThisWorks #Delhi gangrape #Great smog

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Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Jul 30, 2014

How I Raised Venture Capital For Retention Science

It’s no secret that entrepreneurs need funding to launch or grow their nascent companies, and some will seek the support of venture capitalists (VCs) to fulfill their ambitions. For many entrepreneurs, myself included, pitching to potential investors...
Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Jul 30, 2014

Carlyle: Europe, Japan Price Discount Too Great to Ignore

Carlyle Group LP, which has been investing capital more quickly this year than many of its peers, believes bargains lie in Europe and Japan, two regions where the firm happens to be raising dedicated funds... #Europe #Carlyle Group #Blackstone Group #Japan
Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Jul 30, 2014

Iraq Struggles to Halt Militants' Push

The fight for the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar shows how Iraqi forces are struggling to stave off the insurgents encroaching on the capital... #Europe #Carlyle Group #Blackstone Group #Japan