March 2021 (Page 3)


The Odisha Electrical energy Regulatory Fee (OERC) on Saturday authorised the Annual Income Requirement and Tariff Order for the monetary 12 months 2021-22 and the brand new tariff will probably be efficient from April 4.


As per the letter issued by the OERC, there was a minimal rise of 30 paise per KWH/kVAh in vitality cost for the class of shopper apart from BPL, irrigation. The prescribed hike quantities to a 5.60 per cent rise in total retail provide tariff.



“Now the tariff will probably be Rs 3 per unit for the primary 50 items, Rs 4.80 per unit for consumption above 50 items as much as 200 items, if customers use the electrical energy between 200 to 400 items, they should pay Rs 5.80 per unit, on the consumption of extra then 400 items, they should pay Rs 6.20 per


‘Massive Bull’ Rakesh Jhunjunwala on Saturday stated he has investments in personal corporations stretching to over a decade, and the returns he has made on his unlisted portfolio are larger than the one on listed companies.


Jhunjunwala, who’s reported to be the most important particular person investor within the home markets, additionally stated the extent of taxation on the fairness markets is “affordable” given the socio-economic situations within the nation.



“I’m completely happy to tell you that my return on the unlisted portfolio is bigger than the return on my listed portfolio. There additionally I’ve lengthy investments of 10-12 years,” he stated, talking at an occasion to commemorate Jana Small Finance Financial institution’s anniversary.


“In a so-called unequal society, it’s the new aspirants who’re making wealth. Please do not say that… India is crony capitalism. First technology entrepreneurs who


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As President of a public relations agency for the previous decade, potential shoppers at all times come to me and ask the identical query: “Do I would like PR or advertising and marketing?” Earlier than I can reply, the following query is: “What’s the distinction between PR and advertising and marketing?”

I admire the follow-up query as a result of it’s one of the best ways to breakdown the reply to the precursor.

On the subject of advertising and marketing, consider it as paying to play; you rent somebody to position your organization, model, or product in an advert. Whether or not that advert is on Fb or Instagram, on a billboard or in a newspaper, the marketer can give you a tangible variety of returns. So, say you allot $10,000 for a advertising and


The federal government on Tuesday raised the deposit threshold restrict to Rs 5 lakh each year in provident fund for which curiosity would proceed to be tax exempt.


This could be relevant to these instances the place no contribution is made employers to the retirement fund.



In her Funds offered to Parliament on February 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had offered that curiosity on worker contributions to provident fund over Rs 2.5 lakh each year could be taxed from April 1, 2021.


Replying to the talk on the Finance Invoice 2021 within the Lok Sabha, Sitharaman made the announcement concerning elevating the restrict to Rs 5 lakh in instances the place employers don’t make a contribution to the provident fund.


The Finance Invoice, which provides impact to tax proposals for 2021-22, was accepted by voice vote.


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At the moment, there are over 2.5 million sellers on Amazon. On Shopify, over 1 million retailers in 175 international locations. On Walmart, 35,000 personal sellers.

Why? As said by AcquireConvert, From 2020 to 2021, eCommerce gross sales are anticipated to rise 33%. And, “By 2021, world eCommerce is forecast to be $4.97 trillion – nearly a 400% improve in seven years.” 

That means, the eCommerce area remains to be booming, and it’s not slowing down. It may be alarming to new entrants when so many individuals are speeding right into a given class, however that doesn’t imply extra alternative isn’t current. In reality, there’s “area” for everybody, as a result of nearly all brick and mortar companies can finally be taken on-line. And there are numerous niches but emigrate to digital promoting.

Being a


Within the excessive profile WhatsApp case, the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has put aside Sebi’s insider buying and selling fees in opposition to few people, who circulated alleged unpublished worth delicate details about the monetary outcomes of half-a-dozen corporations.


The case pertains to the circulation of Unpublished Worth Delicate Info (UPSI) in varied non-public WhatsApp teams about sure corporations, together with Bajaj Auto, Bata India, Ambuja Cements, Asian Paints, Wipro and Mindtree, forward of their official bulletins to the inventory exchanges.



The regulator had penalised Shruti Vishal Vora for releasing UPSI-related to monetary outcomes of the six corporations by means of WhatsApp messages previous to official bulletins by these corporations.


Sebi had additionally imposed a fantastic on Neeraj Kumar Agarwal for circulating UPSI-related to monetary earnings of Bajaj Auto, Asian Paints and Ambuja Cement. Additional, it penalised Parthiv Dalal