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Introduce `equalisation levy` as part of Income-tax Act rather than as separate levy under Finance Act: ASSOCHAM plea

Stipulation for taxing 60% of commuted amount & financial limit of Rs 1.50 lakhs in terms of taxability of employer’s contribution in superannuation fund be withdrawn Apex industry body ASSOCHAM today suggested the government to introduce the ‘equalisation levy’ as part of Indian Income-tax Act itself and not as a separate chapter in the Finance Act.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Gujarat, Maharashtra contribute 46% to India’s exports; share of top 5 is 69%: ASSOCHAM study

Reflecting how skewed is India’s export base, two states – Gujarat and Maharashtra, account for more than 46 per cent of the merchandise consignments from the country and with the addition of three next best performing sources of shipments, the top five states claim over 69 per cent of India’s entire export earnings, according to the latest study by apex industry body ASSOCHAM.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Over 84% projects stuck in different stages of implementation: Study

Pvt. players show poor interest in irrigation development in India Over 84 per cent of total investments attracted by irrigation sector in India as of FY 2014-15 have remained stuck in various stages of implementation, while all investment projects in irrigation sector in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal have remained stuck the scenario was no different in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and Jharkhand where almost 99 per cent of such investments have remained stuck, noted a recent sector-specific ASSOCHAM study.

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Rising interest of online trading amongst the young investors: ASSOCHAM Survey

With easy availability of gadgets, use of superior technology, rising internet speed and access to analyst information, there is steep rise of over 76% of online trading among the young investors in the last couple of years as a primary source of additional income reveals the ASSOCHAM survey.

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Odisha tops with 17% share in total investments attracted by manufacturing sector in India: Study

Odisha has recorded max. share of 31% in cost-escalation faced by delayed projects across India Odisha has topped with over 17 per cent share in the total live investments worth about Rs 33 lakh crore attracted by manufacturing sector across India, according to a recent study by apex industry body ASSOCHAM.

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Friday, March 25, 2016

India to have 160 million smartphone users by 2017: ASSOCHAM

Affordability, large subscribers' base pushing smart phones sales: study With in-built camera and other internet-enabled features, sales of smart phones in India are set to shoot up to 160 million in FY' 17 from 100 million in FY' 16 on the back of prices becoming affordable for a larger number of people, coupled with replacement of ordinary phones with the smart devices at a rapid pace, an ASSOCHAM study has pointed out.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Made in China colours & sprinklers much sought after this Holi: Survey

Local colour & waterguns’ manufacturers facing losses up to 75% Local manufacturers of sprinklers, balloons and colours in states like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and others are facing huge losses as ‘Made in China,’ water guns, wet and dry colours are selling like hot cakes in almost all markets across India ahead of Holi - annual festival of colours, noted a just-concluded survey-cum-analysis by ASSOCHAM.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

India`s bulk drug exports to grow b/w 12-14% till 2018-19: Study

Domestic formulations market might cross $20 bn in next two years India's bulk drug exports are likely to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12-14 per cent till 2018-19, driven largely by exports to regulated markets as well as continued growth in the semi-regulated markets, according to an ASSOCHAM and Yes Bank joint study.

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Online shopping defying slowdown; set to rise 78% this year: ASSOCHAM-PwC study

Unfazed by slowdown, average online purchases are expected to increase by 78% in 2016 from 66% in 2015 due to attractive deals and aggressive marketing of ever-expanding range of merchandise from clothes to jewellery, from electronics to books, according to an ASSOCHAM-PwC study.

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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Rains, hailstorms may cause 13 million tonnes damage to wheat output, forcing govt. to go for imports: ASSOCHAM

Unseasonal rains accompanied by hailstorms are creating havoc for Indian farmers year after year even as the country faces shortfall in wheat production by around 13 million tonnes from the initial estimates of 93.8 million tonnes in the current crop year and the development may force the government to consider imports of the staple grain as well, according to an ASSOCHAM paper.

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Friday, March 18, 2016

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