Economy

No Annuity rider for NPS withdrawals upto ₹5 lakh: PFRDA

Pension regulator PFRDA has allowed National Pension System (NPS) subscribers with savings of upto ₹5 lakhs in NPS to take the entire amount at retirement without mandating any investment in annuity. Hitherto, this facility (without annuity rider) was available only for withdrawal of NPS corpus or savings upto ₹2 lakh at the time of retirement. […]

Technology

Facebook signs new partnerships for its Express Wi-Fi platform in India

Facebook India has entered into partnerships with two internet service providers (IPS) D-Vois and Netplus to provide public Wi-Fi hotspots in Bengaluru and several cities in Punjab. The ISPs will use Facebook Connectivity’s Express Wi-Fi platform – a software platform that enables mobile operators, satellite operators and internet service providers to build, grow and monetise […]

Startup

What You Need to Know Before Starting a Food Service Business

October 5, 2016 9 min read The following excerpt is from The Staff of Entrepreneur Media’s book Start Your Own Restaurant and More. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes or click here to buy it directly from us and SAVE 60% on this book when you use code SIDEHUSTLE2021 through 6/20/21. No single food-service operation has universal appeal. […]

Marketing

Does Being an Influencer Mean Anything Anymore?

Does being an “influencer” really mean anything anymore? And if so, how can we thrive in an era with deteriorating public trust?  June 14, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A few years ago, you could have made the claim that we were in the “era of the influencer,” […]

Economy

Income Tax Department relaxes rules for electronic filing of forms 15CA/15CB

The Income Tax Department on Monday permitted submitting, for a limited period, form 15CA/15CB manually with authorised dealer for the purpose of foreign remittance. Form 15CA is a declaration by resident Indian for making payment to non-resident after deducting the tax. Form 15CB refers to certificate issued by Chartered Accountant stating that taxation provision has […]