Tag Archives: Assocham

Social media weaning away time spent on newspapers,TV: Assocham

NEW DELHI, JULY 23:   Social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and others are rapidly changing the reading and viewing habits of an increasing number of people, mostly youngsters, according to Assocham. Based on an analysis of responses from just 235 families, the industry body claimed that Indians residing in big cities are now spending less than half the time ... Read More »

P-Note Maturities Should Be Exempt From GAAR: Assocham

New Delhi: The General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) should not apply to a foreign portfolio investor (FPI) on redemption and maturity of participatory notes, industry body Assocham said on Wednesday. In a detailed memorandum to the Finance Ministry, the chamber said it is common for investors to gain economic exposure in Indian securities through P-notes. “We believe that the existence of a ... Read More »

250,000 E-Commerce Jobs Likely in 2016: Assocham

E-commerce is likely to generate during 2016 nearly 2.5 lakh jobs in India’s online retail, including temporary employees, supply chain, logistics and ancillary units, an apex trade association has said. According to estimates, released on Friday by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), 2.5 million people will be required to work within the e-commerce industry by ... Read More »