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Saturday, April 29, 2006
Markets (April 28)
BSE Sensex11851..93 (+16.91)
S&P CNX Nifty3508.35 (+0.25)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)45.02 (-0.09)

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Abuse of a quota
If retail investors can trade in the secondary market on level terms with institutional players, why should they not take their chance in a primary offering? More


Celebration of democracy
The vote in Kolkata on Thursday — in the third phase of polling for the West Bengal Assembly elections — is set to go down in the State's election annals as one of the most keenly watched battles of ... More


A mosquito may sting a stately horse and make him wince
The Allahabad High Court had to recently discuss a topic that was `both interesting and significant': mosquito coils. Pitted against the taxman was Knight Queen Industries. And the question that was biting them both was "whether mosquito ... More

Deduction dilemma
Companies in software technology parks are jittery about possible denial of tax-breaks More

An uncharitable amendment
Why penalise educational and medical institutions for merely being recipients of anonymous contributions? More

Cash and scary
Cash transactions as a mode of settlement have been in vogue for several centuries. The Income-Tax Act, 1961 (the Act) has its own methodology and provisions for tracking and tackling the menace of black money. One such provision deals with ... More


Compensation for restrictive covenant
Money paid not for loss of employment, but for preventing a person from doing something that would be prejudicial to the interest of his former employer is not taxable. More


A snake-eat-elephant story
Lenovo buying IBM-PC was unique in Chinese commercial history. More significant than the dollar value was the `powerful blow' dealt to what was perceived by many as `the plot by global Western enterprises to gulp a large share of the Chinese market.' Ling Zhijun's The Lenovo Affair describes not just the deal but the computerisation of China. More
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