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39 mins ago

Personal tax: How much you will save post Jaitley’s tax proposals in Budget 2014

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has provided some relief to the individual tax payer who has been bearing the brunt of high inflation in the economy.
#80C #Budget 2014 #personal tax #tax exemptions

14 mins ago

Budget 2014: Why Obama’s and Jaitley’s addresses are different, yet so similar

The three common threads in Jaitley and Obama's speech: entrepreneurship, infrastructure and religion. #Arun Jaitley #Barack Obama #Budget 2014 #India #Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel #United States

22 mins ago

Pune limps backs to normalcy day after low-intensity blast

An uneasy calm prevailed in the city on Friday as people took to their chores, a day after a low-intensity blast rocked the parking lot of a police station resulting in minor injuries to five people. #ATS #Faraskhana Police Station #India #NewsTracker #Pune #Pune police

25 mins ago

What the foreign media thought about Budget 2014

It was Modi, Modi-nomics, Hindus, FDI in defense and insurance sectors that caught the eye and peppered the headlines across international media when it came to budget 2014. #2014 #Defence #FDI #Jaitley #Modi-nomics #PM Modi #retail #Union Budget

33 mins ago

Educate children on child pregnancies: Harsh Vardhan

Days after courting controversy over his remarks on imparting sex education in schools, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it should be replaced by a format which makes people aware about child pregnancy and associated evils. #child pregnancy #Harshvardhan #United Nations #WHO #World Population Day

45 mins ago

Armed rebels are in for a ‘nasty surprise’, says Ukraine escalating offensive

The Ukrainian military says it has a plan to deliver a "nasty surprise" to the heavily-armed separatists who have dug in in Donetsk, a city of 900,000 people, after being pushed out of their bastion in Slaviansk last weekend. #Crimean crisis #European Union #Petro Poroshenko #Pro-Russian #Russia #TheySaidIt #Ukraine #Ukraine protests #US #Viktor Yanukovych #Vladimir Putin

53 mins ago

Germany tells CIA station chief to leave nation over US spy scandal

Germany told the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country on Thursday in a dramatic display of anger from Chancellor Angela Merkel. #Angela Merkel #Berlin #CIA #Germany #NewsTracker #Snooping #Spying #US #US spies #Washington #World

53 mins ago

US prepared to facilitate peace talks, return to ceasefire in Gaza: Obama

Obama reiterated US condemnation of rocket fire into Israel by Hamas and reaffirmed Israel's right to defend itself against the attacks, the White House said. #Airstrike #Ban Ki-moon #Barack Obama #Benjamin Netanyahu #death toll #Gaza #Hamas #Israel #Israel PM #Mahmoud Abbas #Mahmud Abbas #NewsTracker #Palestine #Palestinian President #United Nations #United States #World

58 mins ago

Govt to raise spending, give more subsidies: Modi’s budget is no ‘bitter medicine’

Budget 2014 seeks to revive growth and curb borrowing, but left open questions on how it will reduce the fiscal deficit and restore investor confidence. #Arun Jaitley #Budget 2014 #fiscal deficit #Investor confidence #Narendra Modi