A Tale of Two Survivors

Bruises take time to heal but scars, they fade but rarely disappear. For women who are victims of domestic abuse but also burn victims, it is not just the trauma of physical abuse but the mental agony of dealing with burn scars that takes a heavy toll on them.
Here are the stories of two such women who are not victims as much as they are survivors.
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Why being a Good Samaritan isn’t always good

Being a Good Samaritan can backfire. Dr Banu Krishnan experienced that when she was allegedly harassed continuously after she took a 64-year-old woman, Rathinamal, who was lying helpless on the road, to the hospital. What followed was an unexpected turn of events, one that would haunt her for quite some time.

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Beware, your ignorance is costing you; banks fleecing customers with transaction charges

The banking sector is going through a churn. The issue of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) looms like a dagger overhead and one that they are looking to get rid off at any cost – even if it means penalising unsuspecting depositors.

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Chennai’s tax consultants reaping GST windfall

Tax consultants have been burning the midnight oil to keep up with client queries and government notifications. However, with Goods and Services Tax (GST) being implemented from July 1, they’re gearing up for a turbulent period. The beginning of many more sleepless nights as the questions are only expected to increase and the answers hard to come by. Continue reading Chennai’s tax consultants reaping GST windfall