Impact Of GST On Cable TV Operators & Broadband Service Providers

The Taxable Supplies by Local Cable Operator(LCO) under the Cable TV Industry are as follows: Supply of Cable TV Package to Customers. Supply of Set-top box (STB). Set-top-box(STB) Repair Services. Supply of Broadband Package on Behalf of Multi System Operator(MSO) / Broadband Service Provider. Other Related Supplies Made For the Provision of Cable TV / Broadband Package; Some of the…

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New Beginning of FDI Starts With The Abolition Of FIPB

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) is now the nodal ministry for all foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals related to the broadcasting and print media sectors, as per the official memorandum issued by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on the abolition of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). Finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced the abolition of the FIPB…

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The Weight Of Choice

It was too late to feel sorry now, he thought to himself. What she had gone and done was unforgivable. No, he will never forget it. “Dad, please listen to me, please!” “No! What you have done is against the culture and norms of the society we live in.” She started crying profusely. It shouldn’t be like that. He was her…

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GST To Help Broadcasting Business Broadcasters Roping Hopes With It

Television broadcasters are truly delighted at the passage of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Bill, the Integrated GST (IGST) Bill, the Compensation GST Bill and the Union Territory GST Bill 2017. They sincerely appreciate the commendable work done by finance minister Arun Jaitley and the members of the GST Council. With this, one of the biggest taxation reforms…

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Big Reforms on FDI Industries Have Enough Reasons To Cheer

The roaring mandate invests Prime Minister Narendra Modi with enough political capital to push ahead with “reforms”. The catch: what Modi means by “reforms” does not fall into the bracket of the usual definition that refers to deregulation, removal of distortions caused by regulation and minimise the presence of the government in business operations. Modi’s brand of “radical reforms” would…

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From Hypothyroidism To A Fitness Freak : Here’s The Journey Of Shivani Sakhrani

I’m Shivani Sakhrani from Kolkata. My fitness journey began in 2014, when I stepped into college. Around this time I was diagnosed with Borderline Hypothyroidism, caused due to the under-active thyroid gland. This being the reason for my weight gain, I believed there was nothing that I could do. Gaining a little more than 10 kgs in my first year of college wasn’t…

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