Is this the end of Vodafone-Idea?

Is this the end of Vodafone-Idea?

Almost a year ago when National company law tribunal (NCLT) gave its final nod for the merger of Idea-Vodafone, making it the largest telecom operator in India by subscribers, a substantial no. of experts predicted that it’s going to be one of the fruitful mergers of all times. But is it worth the attention it has got over time.

K. M. Birla has made a statement on 06th December raising the concerns about the poor financial health and the debt trap which the company is going through. Please follow the article to read more about this.

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Due Date of Filing GSTR-9

A SIGN OF RELIEF FOR GST TAXPAYERS: Due Date of Filing GSTR-9 & 9C has been extended.

The due date of filing GSTR-9 viz. Annual Return and GSTR-9C viz. Reconciliation statement has been extended for F.Y. 2017-18 to 31-DEC-2019 and for F.Y. 2018-19 to 31-MAR-2020.

Government has also simplified these forms by marking various fields as “optional” which were “compulsory” in the earlier model making it difficult for the applicant.

The above changes in GSTR-9 & 9C were made by CBIC by way of notification on 14th November, 2019. Click on the link for the notification by CBIC.

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India – Centre Of Fourth Industrial Revolution

Centre of fourth industrial revolution related to the development & application of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Block-chain technologies. This focused on the development of various pilot projects that can be adopted by policy makers & regulators globally. Headquartered in San Francisco; One of the regional hub is launched in India in 2018. Now the host governments are committed to provide suitable environment for such pilot projects launched by the network.

According to IMF, India would be the key player in making south Asia the centre of global growth.

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