GST impact on corporates, economy, real estate and markets

Implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) bill is a now one more step closer to reality, as the government unveiled the taxation rates / slabs for a host of products and services last week. Here is how leading research houses and brokerages have interpreted the announcements and their…

How Shell has bridged the gap between brand marketing and data

Sherine Yap describes herself as a new breed of marketer who is bringing the customer centricity and commerciality of her brand marketing roots into the world of data. Starting out on agency side in Australia and Malaysia before joining British luxury car company Lotus as global brand manager, Yap held…

Suzlon Energy Surges 8%, Hits 52-Week High On Q4 Earnings Beat

Shares of wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy rose as much as 8.27 per cent to hit fresh 52-week high of Rs. 22.25 after the company post market hours on Friday reported net profit of Rs. 578.99 crore in the fourth quarter ended March 31 mainly due to timely execution of…

Aadhaar Goof-Up: 1,000 Villagers Given Same Birth Date

Allahabad: Villagers of Kanjasa are a perplexed lot. Going by their newly acquired Aadhaar cards, some 1000 of them should be celebrating their birthday on the same day — January 1. It is, however, not a coincidence but a technical goof-up that has led to the situation where every fifth…

Cybersecurity Threat Landscape Has Grown Exponentially: Cisco

New Delhi: Cyber crooks are now casting a wider net, attacking not just PCs and mobile phones but also Internet-connected devices like security cameras or routers, which has “exponentially” increased the risk landscape, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said today. The $49 billion firm has a $2 billion security business and…