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Money isn't enough: Jaitley's budget reveals the real problem with women safety in India

Jul 14, 2014

Money isn't enough: Jaitley's budget reveals the real problem with women safety in India

Just how optimistic can one be about govt's plans on women safety? A close look at the budget proposals offer little reason for optimism. #Arun Jaitley #Dowry #saving scheme #Girl child #Women empowerment #Budget 2014
Centre mulls raising tax exemption bar to Rs 2 lakh, boost savings

Jun 30, 2014

Centre mulls raising tax exemption bar to Rs 2 lakh, boost savings

Presently the investments and expenditures up to a combined limit of Rs 1 lakh get exemptions under Sections 80C, 80CC and 80 CCC of the Income-Tax Act. #Economy #Mutual fund #Arun Jaitley #PolicyWatch #Tax exemption #Ministry of Finance #ELSS #Household Savings
Prez Pranab assures zero tolerance for violence against woman

Jun 09, 2014

Prez Pranab assures zero tolerance for violence against woman

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the government will have a policy of "zero tolerance" for violence against women, and was committed to providing 33 percent reservation to women in parliament and state legislatures. #Pranab Mukherjee #NewsTracker #NHRC #Ban Ki-moon #Rape #National Human Rights Commission #Crimes against women #President Pranab Mukherjee #Badaun rape #voilence against women #Swachh Bharat Mission #33% reservation for women #reservation in Parliament #UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon #Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao #Save Girl child
No relief for Campa Cola residents, SC refuses to stay demolition

Jun 03, 2014

No relief for Campa Cola residents, SC refuses to stay demolition

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea of Campacola residents association against eviction and demolition of 102 illegal flats. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Plea #Campa Cola Compound #Campa Cola case #Save campa cola #Campa Cola residents association #Campa Cola plea dismissed
Egypts flip to daylight savings time confuses citizens

May 16, 2014

Egypts flip to daylight savings time confuses citizens

The decision to move clocks ahead one hour, now putting the country seven hours ahead of New York, saw computers and mobile phones showing the wrong time on Friday. #Egypt #Cairo #Ramadan #New York #daylight savings time

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Not switching off lights this evening? It doesnt matter

Mar 23, 2013

Not switching off lights this evening? It doesnt matter

Campaigns like Earth Hour offer us cheap moral capital: feel good saving the planet for an hour every year and enjoy life as usual during the remaining 8769. #Environment #InMyOpinion #Earth Hour #saving electricity #Tokenism
India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Feb 20, 2013

India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Survey of 300 firms shows requirement of a less litigious tax regime is also key expectation #India Inc #Grant Thornton #Budget2013 #tax-saving #Budget Expectations #Super tax

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India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Jul 23, 2014

SEE IT: Fraidy cats! Giraffe scares off a pack of lions, saves her calf

These lions have a way to go before they can be king of this jungle. An amazing online video captured from an animal sanctuary in Kenya shows an adult giraffe spooking a half-dozen young lions that were following the animal and a baby giraffe calf...
India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Jul 23, 2014

The U.S. Postal Service Thinks 3D Printing Can Save It

Judging by its executive summary of a new report, “If It Prints, It Ships: 3D Printing and the Postal Service,” the USPS can’t wait for 3D printing...
India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Jul 21, 2014

Allergan to Cut 13% of Workforce

Allergan outlined plans to cut 13% of its workforce, part of a restructuring plan intended to save $475 million as the Botox maker looks to stave off an unsolicited $53 billion takeover bid from Valeant...