Service tax return filing extended to August for H2FY13
New Delhi: The government has extended the date of e-filing of service tax return for the second half of 2012-13 to August 31 as the forms will be available by the end of July. Earlier the date of submission was fixed at April 25. The Central Board of Excise & Customs has extended the date of submission of the Form ST-3,for the period from 1st October 2012 to 31st March 2013,from 25th April,2013 to 31st August,2013, an official statement said on Wednesday.
Dmitry Shukov to take over as CEO of SSTL
New Delhi: Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL),which operates under MTS brand in India,on Wednesday said Dmitry Shukov will be the new chief executive officer of the company and assume charge from June 1. Vsevolod Rozanov,the current president and CEO,will move to Sistema JSFC headquarters in Moscow.
Tech Mahindra buys Sweden-based lab
Hyderabad: IT and telecom solutions provider Tech Mahindra has acquired a Sweden-based Type Approval Lab for undisclosed amount which will help it strengthen lab presence in Europe,Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. The lab was part of Sony Mobile Communications internal test function and now will help Tech Mahindra establish its first European test lab,the company said in a statement.
NLC invites consultants for UP power plant
New Delhi: Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has invited global firms for providing consultancy for its 1,980 MW thermal power project in Uttar Pradesh involving a cost of Rs 11,128 crore.
Synechron acquires consultancy firm
Mumbai: IT firm Synechron on Wednesday said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Double Effect,an Amsterdam and Singapore-based management consultancy company for an undisclosed amount. Double Effect specialises in strategy translation and implementation.
Infra shortages hurting growth potential
New Delhi: Indias infrastructure shortages have hurt its growth potential as well as export/import-competing sectors,contributing to rising trade and current account deficits,credit rating agency Moodys has said. It,however,said that the country could attract private investments in the sector over the next 12-18 months despite slowdown in growth,as the demand for infrastructure remains strong and the interest rates are declining. PTI