Sangeetha G.
Senior Correspondent
Chennai
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Tough times stare at farmers in south as rain falls short Deficient rain in Karnataka and Kerala, two major states where plantation crops such as tea, coffee, rubber and spices are grown, could decrease farmers’ income, as yield is likely to drop if the tren
Claim rejection lower in health policies purchased online DisclosureS made by the customer about health issues and habits is much higher in an online purchase of policy compared to offline purchases.
Online purchase of health policies reaches inflection point: Policybazaar Despite health insurance being comparatively more complex to understand and purchase without professional help, digital purchase of health policies has reached an inflection point, finds the industry.
One nation, one price remains chimera for gold even with GST Post GST, the industry, especially the organised players, has started demanding for ‘one nation, one price’ for gold.
e-tailers make gains E-commerce firms saw an average 165 per cent rise in orders received during the pre-GST sales period, when they were offering 40-80 per cent discounts, against normal days.
Rubber prices to move with a negative bias Natural rubber prices have been taking cues from the monsoon and the crude oil price movement in the past few months.
160% more gold imported in first half of 2017 Gold imports for the first half of 2017 is more than what the country imported for the whole of 2016.
Gold’s significance in economy will rise: Reddy Global financial uncertainties and policies that do not inspire confidence among investors may bring about a new era that gives gold a fresh lustre in the years ahead, said former Reserve Bank of Indi
Hospital bills to go up despite exemption to healthcare services Under GST, healthcare services have been exempted from taxes.
Traceability a myth Despite the tall claims made by the government on the traceability of the value chain under GST, unorganised retailers say it is possible to maintain the unbilled trail of transactions as earlier.

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