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Taxpayers can use ITC to discharge GST dues

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Taxpayers can use ITC to discharge GST dues for MarchPTILast Updated: Mar 20, 2021, 11:52 PM ISTSynopsis“Taxpayers are free to utilise the Input Tax Credit available in their credit ledger, as permissible in law, to discharge their GST dues for the month of March, 2021 – the last month of this financial year,” the Central…

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Covid-19 vaccine may serve as ‘stepping stone’ in developing SA inoculation export industry

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By Antony Sguazzin(Bloomberg) – The BioVac Institute, a state-backed South African vaccine company, plans to use a deal it won to manufacture coronavirus shots as a stepping stone toward developing an inoculation export industry in the country.The contract with US-based ImmunityBio, which is conducting phase 1 vaccine trials in South Africa and the US, will allow…

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CIOs double down on D&I to build stronger businesses

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IT leaders are facilitating multi-pronged efforts to hire employees from underrepresented groups, though cultivating belonging remains a difficult — and often unfulfilled — task. Prostock Studio / Getty Images Lety Nettles believes she has a formula for building strong, diverse product teams. Soon she’ll get to put her approach to the test.Nettles, the CIO of…

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When will the US have an Equal Rights Amendment?

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It’s been 98 years since the Equal Rights Amendment—which would expressly forbid any sort of discrimination on the basis of sex—was first introduced. A century of fighting later, it’s both closer than ever to being added to the US Constitution, and out of time.Amending the Constitution is a two-step process, requiring first passage by Congress,…

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NFTs for fashion are inevitable

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Fashion is rarely just about utility. It’s also a means of self-expression and a way to communicate status and identity. With lots of shoppers today seeking ways to signal these attributes in the digital world as much as the physical one, it’s created an opportunity for fashion to go virtual.Some of the industry’s top luxury…

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Surge in ransomware cybercrime during pandemic

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Navigation for News Categories Cybercriminals have adapted their tactics to take advantage of vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic and extorting more money than ever before. A couple of New Zealand organisations working in the manufacturing and professional and legal services sectors were among more than 300 victims who found their data published on the dark…

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Klondike Gold eyes maiden resource estimate

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Klondike Gold Corp. [KG-TSXV; KDKGF-OTC; LBGF-FSE] on Thursday March 18 released results from a 2020 Phase 4 diamond drilling program at the Lone Star Zone on the company’s 100%-owned Klondike District property near Dawson City, Yukon. “These results continue to demonstrate strong intervals of near-surface gold both within and outside the currently defined Lone Star…

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The Spring House Hunting Season is Here

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SEATTLE, March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A credit score impacts how much a home buyer can afford, what interest rate they'll lock in -- and whether they'll qualify to buy a home at all. But the average American doesn't understand what causes their credit score to change, a recent survey1 fielded by Zillow® shows. Home shopping season…

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Canadian Tire, Toronto startup and Ontario government invest $3 million in automated trucking tech

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National retailer Canadian Tire and Toronto-based autonomous trucking startup NuPort Robotics have partnered with the Ontario government to commercialize automated trucking technology.As part of the process, the three partners will be investing $1 million each to undertake a two-year automated heavy-duty trucking project to test the technology. The Ontario government is supporting the project through…

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Hashtag Trending, March 16, 2021 – Rogers’ $26B bid for Shaw; Head offices disappearing in Calgary; Tinder’s background checks

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Rogers signs an agreement to purchase Shaw Communications for $26 billion, the office vacancy rate in Calgary becomes a concerning trend, and dating apps look into background checks.It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Tuesday, March 16, and I’m your host Baneet Braich.Rogers has signed an agreement to…

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Poor cyber due diligence can carry a costly bite

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“It has become apparent that can’t remain the status quo,” she said. “We need to be looking at cyber-security issues as part of due diligence and, in fact, taking action almost before the deal is done and before announcement.“The regulatory environment is now considering the purchaser of any company responsible for cyber security issues that…

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Facebook makes multi-year deal with News Corp

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Listen to this story Facebook has made what may be its biggest news media deal yet in Australia, a big move forward on the bumpy road the social media giant has traversed with the Australian Government’s much-discussed media bargaining code. Facebook and News Corp have signed a three-year agreement, which will allow Facebook to share…

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AstraZeneca’s European problem, Stripe’s mega valuation, living clothing

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Skip to navigationSkip to contentDiscoverLatestObsessionsThese are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy.FeaturedThese are some of our most ambitious editorial projects. Enjoy!EmailsOur emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend.Become a memberQuartz Daily Brief: AstraZeneca’s European problem, Stripe’s mega…

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An abandoned car, a suspended cop, and a murder: The mystery of a bomb scare at the Ambani residence

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An investigation into a security threat to Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani has turned into what could be the script for a Bollywood thriller.On March 14, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), India’s counter-terrorism task force, arrested Mumbai police officer Sachin Vaze on allegations that he was involved in planting a car with explosives outside Ambani’s…

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10 technologies that will disrupt business in 2021

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From AI to serverless computing, these 10 disruptive technologies and trends are transforming the business landscape in the wake of the pandemic and beyond. Metamorworks / Getty Images Until recently, disruption in IT meant something very different than sending everybody home to work for a year. But the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the technology…

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Qian Wang on China’s Economy (Radio)

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Tourism industry proposing digital plans to reconnect with international buyers

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Navigation for News Categories The country's largest annual tourism event has been transformed to help local operators prepare for the eventual return of international tourists. Milford Sound. (File photo). Photo: 123RF Each year, TRENZ usually attracts hundreds of international travel buyers to meet with local tourism operators, build relationships and negotiate business deals. It was…

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Auckland hotels continue to struggle despite America’s Cup crowds

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Navigation for News Categories Spectators watching the America's Cup racing have filled several Auckland waterfront hotels this weekend. File photo. Photo: Photo /123RF But the Hotel Council Aotearoa says there are still markedly fewer bookings than the event would have brought without Covid-19 border closures. The council's strategic director, James Doolan, said many other Tāmaki…

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A golfing jewel in the crown of the Drakensberg mountains

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General Manager of Champagne Sports Resort, Philip West, spoke to BizNews founder Alec Hogg about the world-class golf course at the resort. The course boasts the longest hole in the country, measuring 605 metres. Surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountain range, the 6,100 metre course will provide a thrilling challenge with breathtaking views. It is…

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Mercedes-Benz GLC300d and GLE450: A bag of tricks

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Mercedes-Benz launched some new SUVs recently, all prefixed with the letters GL (Apart from the legendary G-Wagon, of course). I had the opportunity to sample the two mid-sized models, the GLC300d and a GLE450 Coupé. The smaller of the two, the GLC, is powered by a 2.0-litre turbodiesel engine that is rather surprising. It pulls so…

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