Day: July 4, 2017

Why is it sweating in Shillong?

Because temperatures in India‚Äôs biodiversity hotspot are on the rise Dinesh C Sharma Shillong: Sitting in the glass-and-concrete State Convention Centre in the capital of hilly state, Meghalaya, participants of a media workshop on climate change were feeling sweaty. The convention centre is not air-conditioned nor does it have ceiling fans. For the comfort of […]


GST Should Boost India’s Long-Term Growth Prospects: Fitch

Newsroom24x7 Network Hong Kong/Sydney/Singapore: India’s new Goods and Services Tax (GST) will unify the indirect tax system and remove domestic barriers to trade, which should support productivity gains and GDP growth over the long term, says Fitch Ratings. The GST that came into effect on 1 July is relatively complex, including multiple tax rates for […]