July 18, 2020

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Right now, it seems like businesses right and left are starting podcasts, many as a way to help counteract slower-than-normal sales. As of July 2020, there are more than a million podcasts and more than 29 million episodes available for listening, according to Podcast Hosting. That’s a lot of airtime with audiences that are, in general, relatively affluent and well-educated. Maybe you’ve decided it’s time you get a piece of that pie. As you’re searching for just the right microphone, though, there are 10 “commandments” that will help you set up your podcast for success.

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1. Thou shall not do it for the money

At least not directly. According to Castos, not only do most podcasts not make any money, but most

The Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has ruled that Mauritius-based will not have to pay tax on the interest income of Rs 1,498 crore it earned from India, handing a setback to the income-tax department which wanted the earning taxed.

It said the foreign entity was the beneficial owner of the interest income earned during the assessment year 2015-16.

The ruling assumes significance as it sheds light on the issue of beneficial ownership of interest income under the India-tax treaty.

The Mumbai bench of ITAT, in a July 8 order, said as the taxpayer held a valid banking licence and tax resident certificate issued by the government, it was eligible for exemption granted to banks from taxability of interest income in India.

HSBC Bank, a limited liability company incorporated as tax resident in

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Make an empire, not a .

If you want to be timeless, you need to be flexible.

The thing about my business is that, if the situation requires changing the or expansion, I don’t need to start from the beginning. I know the components of what my business does — services, media services, , to name a few. We can be versatile to do whatever our customers need.

As an entrepreneur, you should not limit your goals to a small mom-and-pop corner store that never grows beyond a single location. Think big like McDonald’s. McDonald’s and similar businesses are in nearly every major city in the world.


The benchmark closed above 37,000 points, while the 50 Index topped 10,900 for the first time in over four months. The indices advanced for a third day, extending a weekly gain on early signs of a revival in the economic growth, coupled with favourable earnings reports.

The S&P BSE climbed 1.5 per cent to close at 37,020.14- most since March 6. The index rose more than 1 per cent for the week – logging its fifth weekly gain.

It also breached the 200-day moving average (DMA), a technical barrier that it’s been flirting with since early this month. The 50 ended at 10,901.7, up 162 points, or 1.5 per cent.

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The benchmark indices have given positive returns in seven of the last