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Pandora's Box Opens With Domestic Transfer Pricing

MUMBAI: Having tasted blood with huge transfer pricing orders slapped on companies with cross-border operations this financial year, the finance minister has cast his net wider and deeper for the next one. Budget announcements will substantially expand the scope of transfer pricing (TP) provisions by including domestic transactions for...

Mar 19 · >

Govt dials auction to raise Rs 58k crore

NEW DELHI: A cash-strapped government is once again looking to tap the telecom sector to raise over Rs 58,000 crore through auction of spectrum, including those vacated by 122 telecom licence holders who were ordered to surrender permits and airwaves by the Supreme Court. The realization from the 122...

Mar 17 · >

Mayawati's security cover reduced

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday morning ordered reduction in the size of the 415-men strong security cover given to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and former UP chief minister Mayawati. She will now be under the Z-plus security cover – 36 National Security Guard’s (NSG’s) Black Cats...

Mar 17 · >

I will get married by the end of this year: Kareena Kapoor

Actress Kareena Kapoor, who is busy shooting for Madhur Bhandarkar’s “Heroine”, says she will get married to beau Saif Ali Khan by the end of the year. Reports suggested that the Bollywood couple was planning to tie the knot after the release of Saif’s home production ” Agent Vinod”...

Mar 17 · >

More coal imports likely following duty reduction

Seeking to address the coal shortage affecting the power and steel sectors, government has announced a slew of measures for enhancing its availability in the Budget, a development welcomed by Coal India Ltd. “We welcome the removal of import duty on coal,” Coal India (CIL) Chairman and Managing Director...

Mar 17 · >

TN will be informed in advance about visits of Sri Lankan VIPs: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday assured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa that the State government would be informed about the visits of Sri Lankan VIPs and other dignitaries in advance. “I am asking our authorities to bear your views in mind when they handle such visits in future...

Mar 17 · >

Trinamool Congress asks Trivedi to resign

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, who has earned his party’s wrath for hiking passenger fares in the Railway Budget, was today asked to quit his post by the party but he insists that Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee should make the demand in writing. Trinamool Congress chief whip Kalyan Banerjee, who...

Mar 17 · >

Indian filmmakers need to change mindset to make global films

MUMBAI: Indian films have won laurels, been applauded at the box office and are watched theatrically, on television and many other available mediums. What then is the reason that they have failed to make it to the Oscars? In fact, Indian cinema can make an impact internationally since many...

Mar 17 · >

Budget: Entertainment, amusement services exempted from service tax

NEW DELHI: The Government today placed “admission to entertainment or access to amusement services” in the Negative List – a new List for which there will be no service tax. Advertisements broadcast by television or radio, however, will be excluded from the Negative List. What could hurt is the...

Mar 17 · >

MSM's upcoming sports channel christened Six

MUMBAI: Multi Screen Media’s (formerly Sony Entertainment Television) vision of having a sports channel in its portfolio is close to fructification as the channel has named its soon-to-be launched channel as Six, say sources. Sources also say that Nitesh Kripalani is tipped to be the business head of the...

Mar 17 · >