GST a nightmare on Day1: Shops clueless, small businesses scramble

The goods and services tax (GST) proved to be a nightmare for small traders and businessmen on its first day. Shops and pharmacies in Mumbai, New Delhi and other cities scrambled to issue invoices under the new system.   Organised sector players such as Big Bazaar and DMart were ready to issue GST invoices from Friday midnight, the hour at which the new […]

Petya Ransomware: Focus on Defences as Users Scramble After Global Cyber-Attack

Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled to reboot on Wednesday as calls grew to step up defences after a fresh wave of ransomware cyber-attacks spread from Ukraine and Russia worldwide. The virus, which demanded a payment worth $300 (roughly Rs. 20,000) as it locked up files at companies and government agencies including the […]