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ITR forms with pre-filled investment data soon

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ITR forms with pre-filled investment data soon

NEW DELHI: Imagine not having to fill up any details of dividend from mutual funds or gain or loss on equities, and interest income in your income tax return! One may soon get all those details filled in advance in one’s I-T return form; just check the details, pay tax if due, and file it. Keen…

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Big Interview: Find Out The Skills MBAs Will Need In The Future

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Big Interview: Find Out The Skills MBAs Will Need In The Future

The BusinessBecause Big Interview series showcases the thoughts and lives of some of the world’s leading business figures Not everyone will be taken into the future. This was the title of an art exhibition late last year at the Tate Modern in London, UK, and is a warning that could be equally issued to the business world….

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From an investment of Rs 70,000 to Rs 32 lakh revenue in 2 years: how this former lawyer found success in fashion, art, and craft

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From an investment of Rs 70,000 to Rs 32 lakh revenue in 2 years: how this former lawyer found success in fashion, art, and craft

How an investment lawyer made her foray into the world of fashion is a story a lot of entrepreneurs can learn from. Sometimes, what you believe you are cut out for may not make the cut at all. And this is what happened to Madhuri Aggarwal, the founder of Weaves of Tradition, an online portal that sells sarees,…

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10 popular jobs that require an MBA degree

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10 popular jobs that require an MBA degree

Ramakrishnan Raman If you have an MBA from a reputed Indian B School; you will be among the corporate’s most sought-after prospects. In spite of automation and Industry 4.0 trends influencing jobs, an MBA from reputed Indian B Schools can ensure a career like no other postgraduate degree can! It’s not just management jobs that…

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Here’s How An MBA Admissions Committee Will Decide To Admit Or Reject You

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Here’s How An MBA Admissions Committee Will Decide To Admit Or Reject You

During an intense admissions committee meeting at IESE Business School, MBA gatekeeper Pascal Michels looks over a candidate’s stats with Andrea Hayem, an associate director of admissions. Associate Director Malvika Kumar is calling in from India to present her candidates. PHOTO BY JOHN A. BYRNE Tens of thousands of prospective MBA students will be feverishly…

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Revised MBA, MMS admissions to begin today in Maharashtra

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Revised MBA, MMS admissions to begin today in Maharashtra

MBA MMS admission begins today(HT File) Following the Bombay high court (HC) directive, the state Common Entrance Test (CET) cell will begin the revised admission process for Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Management Studies (MMS) courses in the state from Sunday. In the new process, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) in Churchgate will…

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Investigation Into 170 U.S. Stem Cell Clinics Finds Some Scary Trends

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Investigation Into 170 U.S. Stem Cell Clinics Finds Some Scary Trends

Medical clinics that provide largely unregulated stem cell treatments are popping up all over the U.S. But a new study out Thursday suggests that these clinics aren’t all the same, and some might be more likely to give patients unsafe or useless treatments than others. Previous studies have broadly tried to gauge what the direct-to-consumer stem…

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Max Fashion to launch its brand store on Amazon

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Max Fashion to launch its brand store on Amazon

Dubai-headquartered Landmark Group’s fast fashion brand Max Fashion said it is partnering with Amazon India to launch its brand store on the e-commerce portal in a bid to expand its distribution in the country. Amazon has close to 50 such brand stores listed in India. Mayank Shivam, director, category management, Amazon Fashion India, said the e-tailer had worked on several…

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Top MBA Colleges In Pune

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Top MBA Colleges In Pune

Pune is less well known than other Indian cities on the global stage, but don’t underestimate this up-and-coming hub of academia. Formerly the center of the Maratha Empire, this growing city in the west of India beckons for students looking for world class education. Known as ‘The Oxford of the East’, on account of the…

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Off the Cuff: Life as it was before social media

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Off the Cuff: Life as it was before social media

Someone asked on Twitter, what did you do on the internet before social media. I remember hanging out in MSN chat rooms with crazy groups of people. For the first time in my life I could be totally anonymous and say some of the most outlandish things and no one could do anything, or so…

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Part-Time Vs Full-Time MBA: How To Choose Between The Two

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Part-Time Vs Full-Time MBA: How To Choose Between The Two

Whether it’s learning more about business and management, developing personal leadership skills, bolstering your resume, or enhancing your network, everyone has their own reason for wanting to do an MBA. For every person, there will be a different priorities—and for every reason, there’s likely to be a different program which best meets this requirement. The…

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Investment planning: How to make your portfolio work in troubled times

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Investment planning: How to make your portfolio work in troubled times

How to ensure your portfolios works for you in these troubled times As an investor, you may have noticed that the gains accrued in 2017 was wiped out in 2018 ( if the holdings were pre-dominantly in small and midcap mutual funds and shares). And in 2019, till date, the BSE Sensex has delivered an absolute return…

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Indian MBA students & undergrads choose Google as their ideal employer: Report

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Indian MBA students & undergrads choose Google as their ideal employer: Report

Following the trend of the past few years, Google has topped the list of the most ideal employers for India’s business and commerce, engineering and IT, and MBA students, in Universum’s Top 100 Ideal Employer Rankings. The survey also sheds light on the students’ preferred industries to work in after graduation and highlights some of…

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