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Recent guidelines issued by the CBDT seem to have overreached the ambit of the provisions of Section 194R
With short-format videos catching on, international and home-grown apps are looking at new monetisation and profitability opportunities Not just a lockdown phenomenon anymore, online casual gaming has truly gone mainstream in India, with an estimated 450 million users at the end of FY22 Like the game of chess itself, live streaming on OTT platforms can be an uphill task. But not if you cross the strategic prowess of a community of GMs and IMs with the ease of streaming available today In the aftermath of the battle for IPL's digital streaming rights, each game has been pegged at Rs 58 crore. But there is a method to the madness With few Bollywood movies making an impact at the cash registers in the last few quarters, the Hindi content factory looks seriously ill compared to movies from the South Spoilt for choice of entertainment, the consumer today has cinema, cricket, music, and gaming, among others, to choose from
Anant Maheshwari, President of Microsoft India, holds forth on data centres, digital transformation and cyber threats
With subsidiaries bleeding and funding getting tougher to come by, BYJU,S faces a critical point in its journey The recent industrial action faced by Indian carriers speaks volumes about the intensely competitive dynamics of Indian aviation
The metaverse is driving innovative ways of delivering various forms of entertainment, but a lack of regulatory framework is leaving stakeholders worried Cheap data and smartphone penetration are driving the growth of audio OTT apps in India, with the rise of regional content being the next big thing OTT players are ramping up their original content game to get the fickle viewer to stay and pay
Macro concerns point towards gloomy days ahead for battered IT stocks. But there is a silver lining
Trading volumes of Indian crypto exchanges have declined after the application of 1 per cent TDS.
With the first 100 days of the Yogi Adityanath government's second term over, the road map for UP to achieve a $1-trillion economy looks clearer
The Hindi film industry, with its marquee production houses, megastars and marketing prowess, is proving to be a feeble competitor to the movies emerging from South India. Our cover story this fortnight explores this rise of movies from South India which has changed the basic, and accepted, tenets of success in Indian moviemaking.