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  1. kidrow

    GST Tax Payable To Govt. For A Retailer & Other Queries

    Hi all, I'm a small retailer involved in the sale of automotive batteries to the end consumer. (So a b2cs?). I'd like help in understanding how much tax is payable under the GST regime in various situations, & about how things such as invoices & returns should be set up. Section 1- 1a) Say...
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    Recommend Site/App For Virtual/Dummy Stock Trading

    Hi all, Looking for recommendations for any site or app that simulates real stock trading as closely as possible, but virtual & free. Complete noob here. So I'm not even sure what I'm looking for. But something that is simple, yet close to the real deal. Preferably, something that would also...
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    Camera Minimum Budget for Upgrading from Panny LZ8 & Redmi 1s

    Hi all, Please note that the section within the dotted lines is just a bit of background that may be skipped. The actual question follows this section at the bottom.... xxx-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------xxx I recently compared...
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    Internet Connection Trouble - Constant Squealing on Phone (Improve Wiring or Faulty Modem?)

    Hi, For the past couple of days, I've been having internet trouble. I have an Mtnl broadband connection. On occasions, the Adsl led on my D-link GLB 502t modem refuses to turn on, on others the Adsl will light up & remain steady but the PPPoE led won't come on. On the rare occasions that both...
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    Buying Shoes Online - Avoid? (Old Stock?)

    Hi, I've been looking to buy footwear lately & have naturally come across the frequent sales that keep popping up on shopping websites. But having gone through the reviews, one of the most common complaints that I've come across has been how the soles have come off/torn/disintegrated in...
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    How To Dispose Of Old Electronics?

    Hi all, So I have some electronic items that are basically junk & need to be scrapped. These include items such as a gpu, a psu, a laptop battery, a cassette player, a dvd writer, & the like. Just wondering what the proper, eco-friendly way to dispose of them is. Just throw them in the...
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    Controlling Bandwidth Throughput on D-Link GLB502T &/Or DIR 615

    Hiya, So I wish to control the bandwidth throughput of my Mtnl internet connection at home. Mainly, I'd like to be able to restrict it whenever I wish. I'm planning to move from a 1 mbps non-fup connection to an 8 mbps fup one. What i'm anticipating is that the video quality that is...
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    IT Returns - Claiming TDS Refund on FD Interest

    Hi, So I'm trying to file belated IT returns on behalf of my mom who is a pensioner for the financial year 2013-14 (Assessment year 2014-15). (I believe that's the farthest back one can go for returns filed by 31st March 2016). Apart from her pension, she received proceeds from her Fixed...
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    Are These Anti-Showoff-ish Superhero Keychains/Keyrings Of Decent Quality?

    Hey all, Does anyone have any idea about the quality of superhero keychains/keyrings &/or pen drives such as these -...
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    How do returns on Amazon or FK work for clothes/shoes etc. if the fit isn't correct ?

    Sorry for the OT but how do returns on Amazon (or FK, for that matter) work for clothes/shoes etc. if the fit isn't correct? There seems to be nothing specific mentioned on the site about this. It (return policy) mentions either the ones which are damaged/defective or not needed. The latter...
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    Audio Which Is The Best Headphone (Rs. 1k to Rs. 3k) From Amongst ....

    ...... 1. Meelectronics HT-21 (Rs. 1k) 2. Soundmagic P30 (Rs. 1.5k) 3. AKG K430 (Rs. 1.5k) 4. Superlux HD 662 or 681 (Rs. 2.5k) 5. Beyerdynamic DTX 350 p or DTX 710 (Rs. 3.3k) Hey everyone, I'd like to try out headphones for the very first time, without breaking the bank. Previously, I've only...
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    CPU/Mobo PC Reboots Automatically On First Boot After Rest

    Hi all, Would appreciate some help in troubleshooting this weird problem. So here's what happens - The first boot every morning (or essentially after a period of rest where the PC has been shut down for a while - say, an hour or so) results in a reboot. The crash can occur anytime between...
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    How Are Subsequent Merit Lists For Junior College Admissions Made?

    Hi all, My nephew in Pune who has passed his SSC exams this year has been allotted a college which was his 33rd preference, despite scoring 82% overall. He naturally has concerns about getting a better college in the second round. The authorities he has spoken to have assured him that he'll...
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    Camera How Good Is Digital Zoom Nowadays? Enough To Ignore A Limited Optical Zoom?

    Hey all, So while casually reading up on advanced compacts/bridge cameras, I came across a few Youtube videos which showed the digital zoom capabilities of cameras such as the Sony RX100 or the Panasonic FZ1000. Now, these are a far cry from the digital "zoom" (aka crop) that I have on my...
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    Buying Laptop From The US - Some Queries.

    Hi all, I'm looking to buy a used convertible tablet pc from ebay.com. I'm looking at a whole lot of options from ones which are ~$200 to ~$400 USD. These haven't been ever released in India afaik. (For eg. Lenovo/Fujitsu tablet PCs, Microsoft Surface Pro, Samsung XE700T etc.) I have a couple...
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    Laptops Laptop Shuts Down Without Warning {Only When On Battery}

    Hi guys, I have a Dell Inspiron 1564 (core i3 330, 2gb ram) which for the past couple of weeks or so is shutting down without warning only when running on the battery. By shut down, I don't mean that it goes through the normal shut down process for Windows. Rather it's as if someone pulled the...
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    Other OnePlus One - Please Share Your Thoughts/Impressions/Reviews Here [User Experience ]

    Hi all, In the clamour for invites, a lot of folks are probably unaware that many OPO owners are also facing issues. So a request to all to post their experience, good & bad, here for other potential buyers to follow. It doesn't need to be a proper review (though it would help to link it here...
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    Other OnePlus One Yellow Band Not Covered Under Warranty

    I think this warrants a thread because it is important information if you are an OPO enthusiast. Please be aware that the yellow band/tint issue (which may or may not be present on your OPO) is not covered under warranty (as revealed in OPO's Reddit AMA). So the only resolution is the Amazon 10...
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    User Review Xiaomi Redmi 1s - The Amateur Review

    Hello all, Here's my review of the Xiaomi Redmi 1s. A bit late in the day, but better late than never, :). Hope you like it. This started off as an excuse to brush up on my Adobe After Effects basic skills & turned out to be quite an involved process. So I'd appreciate any feedback (from the...
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    Audio Digitally Recording Mic & Keyboard On The Cheap - What's Needed?

    Hi all, I'd like to know what's the cheapest way to digtally record the mic output along with the keyboard or Karaoke output. To give you some background - My dad pursues singing as a hobby. So he'd like to be able to sing along with the keyboard or karaoke track & have it recorded. Until my...
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