The trade unions have demanded the removal of conditions asking to have at least 10 employees in an establishment and minimum five years of service for payment of gratuity.
PM Modi's announcement on November 8 ordering the removal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes took out around 86 per cent of the currency in circulation, putting activity on the skids in a predominantly cash-reliant economy.
Analysts say top Indian IT companies are under pressure to return some of the huge cash piles on their books to shareholders in the form of share buybacks.
As per current tax laws, for properties rented out, a borrower could deduct the entire interest paid on home loan after adjusting for the rental income.
Mr Buffett believes most stock investors are better off with low-cost index funds than paying higher fees to managers who often underperform. He told Fortune magazine he expects to write "a lot" about passive investing.
US President Donald Trump called China "grand champions" of currency manipulation, doing little to raise confidence on trade relations between the world's two biggest economies.
At present there seems to be a consensus building up on the need of creating a government owned bad bank, though the former governor of Reserve Bank Of India, Raghuram Rajan was not in favour of such an entity.
Analysts say top Indian IT companies are under pressure to return some of the huge cash piles on their books to shareholders in the form of share buybacks as the overall industry growth slows down.
In the survey of over 1,100 hiring professionals from across the globe, 54 per cent of global and 47 per cent of Indian talent acquisition professionals say sourcing qualified candidates is now more difficult than it was 12 months ago.
EPFO has come out with a single-page form for all these claims, doing away with the need for filling up multiple forms.
Applications for Sovereign Gold Bonds will be accepted till March 3, 2017 and the Bonds will be issued on March 17, 2017.
Carlos Ghosn ends years of speculation over when he would relinquish the top job at Japan's No. 2 automaker amid investor concerns that he was stretching himself too thin.
Spot gold was on track for its biggest daily gain since Feb. 6, rising 0.9 per cent by 1611 GMT to $1,249.05 an ounce, its highest since Nov. 11. US gold futures rose 1.3 per cent to $1,250.
With regard to global growth, Moody's said continuing cyclical recovery in global economic activity with growth in G-20 countries picking up modestly to 3 per cent in 2017 and 2018 from 2.6 per cent in 2016, but potential shifts in US policy add uncertainty to this forecast.
Although the residential sector is going through a difficult phase, the stakeholders are quite optimistic for the future, especially with regards to sales volume.
Transfer from bank accounts after the cash is deposited to any entity not related to the business will also be closely examined, a senior government official said, adding that cash donations will also be looked into.
Mr Bhasin further said that next 3-4 years will be extremely bullish for Indian equities as an asset class, so investors should stick to SIP.
The Laura Ashley group trades in 446 stores worldwide,194 of which are located in the UK, Ireland and France, with the remaining 252 being franchise stores situated in 29 territories across the world.