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Indian cellular market – Future scenario

According to a Gartner report, after China, India would be fastest growing mobile telephony market in Asia Pacific with revenues slated to increase at a CAGR of 18.4% to reach $25 billion in 2011 from current $9 billion.

CA education may go the college way

ICAI is going all out to revamp the profession of chartered accountancy. After designing the new logo for its members, it is now working to bring the CA course on lines of college environment instead of the present distant learning type.

HLL is now Hindustan Unilever Ltd

India’s largest FMCG company, HLL has unveiled a new corporate identity represented by a new logo and also a new name Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL).

Forget metros, Tier II cities to lead the growth wave

After the top 8 metros of India, its now focus on tier II and III cities as these cities would drive the investment and growth phase of the country owing to the huge unexplored potential in these cities.

Investing in Public Provident Fund — Part II

Withdrawal The investor is permitted to make one withdrawal every year beginning from the seventh financial year of an amount not exceeding 50% of the balance at the end of the fourth year or the financial year immediately preceding the withdrawal, whichever is less.

Investing in Public Provident Fund — Part I

Introduction PPF is a 30 year old statutory scheme of the Central Government started with the objective of providing old age income security to the unorganized sector workers and self employed persons.

After IT Parks, Food Parks in India Attract Investment

With a view to reduce crop wastage of Rs.50,000 crore per year and increase share of processed food in the country to 20% from the present 6%, the government is setting up 30 food parks in next 5 years with a public-private partnership.