Implementation of GST: EurAsian Times

GST , Good and services tax is indirect tax in India that will consolidate most of the existing taxes levied by central and state government into single system of taxation. This is being introduced to simplify the system of taxation. GST is supposed to came into effect from beginning of July 2017. This aims at bring better administration as will lower down the overall tax burden on goods and services. This will also ensure the free movement of goods from one state to another without being stopped and being waited for hours to get the state tax cleared.

Merger of Public Sector Banks: EurAsian Times

The successful merger of State bank of India with its associate banks  has made way for the other public sector banks to follow the same methodology. Old public sector banks like Bank of Baroda, Punjab national bank, Canara bank and Union bank of India have submitted the proposal to the government for their merger with small public sector banks. This process will help the bank in raising its capital and assets and as a result will be helpful to customers in offering them the higher amount of loans. The merger does not impact the end customer. They will continue to receive the same, in fact, improved services from the bank. No additional KYC documents needs to be submitted and their interest rate on the loans does not get impacted.  Mergers do have an effect on the international level as well as it allows India banks to catch up with the global banks operating in different countries. The process is not a cakewalk and requires changes in the banks working system and in order to monitor smooth transition, close vigilance is required by the top officials.

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Yoga is not a belief; it is a way of living that aims towards ‘a strong mind in a strong body’. Man is a physical, mental and saintly being; yoga helps promote a stable development of all the three. Extra forms of physical exercises, like aerobics, assure only physical welfare. They have little to do with the change of the spiritual or astral body.

Yogic workouts recharge the body with space energy and facilitates:

  • Execution of perfect equilibrium and harmony
  • Encourage self- healing.
  • Eliminates negative blocks from the mind and poisons from the body
  • Enhances personal control
  • Rises self-awareness
  • Helps in attention, focus and concentration, mainly important for children
  • Reduces tension and tension in the physical body by activating the parasympathetic nervous system


The art of practising yoga helps in directing an individual’s mind, body and soul. It brings together physical and mental self-control to achieve a peaceful body and mind; it helps manage tension and nervousness and keeps you relaxing. It also helps in growing flexibility, muscle strength and body tone. It improves respiration, energy and life. Active yoga might seem like just stretching, but it can do much more for your body from the way you feel, look and move.


Health Benefits of Kashmiri Kehwa – Green Tea

Green Tea or popularly called “Kehwa” in Kashmiri has been used as a medicine for thousands of years, having  its  origin in China but widely used throughout the world for his attached health benefits. This beverage has a number of positive effects on the health, from lowering blood pressure to preventing cancer. Green tea has far more benefits than the Black tea. Black tea is prepared in a way that allows for fermentation whereas green tea’s processing avoids the fermentation process. As a consequence of the same, green tea is able to retain maximum amount of antioxidants and poly-phenols the substances that give green tea its many benefits.

Below is the list of some of its healthy benefits of Green tea that you may not have been aware of.

Weight Loss: Kehwa or Green tea increases the metabolism. The polyphenol substance found in green tea is helpful to increase the levels of fat oxidation and the speed at which your body turns food into calories.

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Coke To Launch Super Milk – Fairlife: EurAsian Times

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At the point when Coke attempted to get into mineral water segment, it was dogged out for offering standard stream water. Presently the Coke Management has got a vision for promoting Milk business. They claim instead of simply rebranding the milk, they plan to add high degree of proteins, calciums, and essential nutrients, and could be sold twice the price.

Fairlife will be launched in North America shortly, it will be more nutritious & healthy with sufficient amount of organic protein and calcium. Promotions have been going very astutely and new drink is destined to reshape the image of milk in the consumer market, said the spokesman for the organization. We are fundamentally trying to make the Milk product very premium, and it may cost twice the cost of standard milk that we get from stores.

However it is an absolute certain that the milk be much tastier and healtthier than the standard milk, and hence more alluring to people. Much of milk in the USA is made dubious dairies where up to 20,000 cows are kept inside throughout the entire year. However in this case, the milk will only come from specially selected family managed homesteads, where the milk will be of highest possible standard and quality.


One Night at Indian Call Centre: EurAsian Times

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The call center’s are thriving rapidly in the Indian subcontinent. India today is a flourishing IT industry, with the second  largest English speaking population in the world after the United States . With educated and cheap manpower readily available, the outsourcing business is at its zenith in India. In the United States, a company will have to shell out at-least 1600 dollars per month, approximately Rs. 96,000 to employ a customer care executive. However in India, the company pays them around 15000 INR a month, that too for grueling and exhausting nights shifts.

With this economical advantage, India today has become the hub of global business outsourcing. Even though the outsourcing business has generated tremendous employment, it has adversely affected its employees. Working at night can have a detrimental impact on the human body. Sleeping is very essential for a person, as it relaxes and refreshes the human body and helps to maintain good health.  Sleepless nights can disturb the normal functioning of the body and can cause headaches, annoyance, and exhaustion. One can also suffer from various disorders like depression, anxiety, insomnia, somnolence or drowsiness, petulance and many other disorders.

Now if these night shifts were regular, then one could get acclimatized to the new process and system. Unfortunately that is not the case. You may be asked to work at night for a month and then get abruptly transferred to the morning shifts. These shifts keep changing quite often, which do not permit the human body to adapt to a particular timings. A person already frazzled due to lack of sleep, has the daunting task of talking continuously on phone, for hours. This process can be nerve wrecking and one is desperate to this bust the stress and hypertension.

To combat this stress, the employees gradually turn towards smoking. Starting with few cigarettes a day, they become heavy chain smokers as the time passes and responsibility increases . In the growing list of chain smokers, female employees are at par with their male counterparts, if not ahead. One can see them smoking heavily, as women’s are more vulnerable to anxiety and depression.

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