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Changing 'times' in Egypt Clocks changed for the 4th time in 5 months

Sep 26, 2014

Changing 'times' in Egypt Clocks changed for the 4th time in 5 months

The switch between summer and winter time was abandoned after the 2011 uprising, but then was abruptly revived this past May. #Egypt #Hosni Mubarak #NewsTracker #Greenwich Mean Time #daylight savings #Summer time #Winter time #clock #setting clock per season #Eastern standard time
Cleaning up Ganga Need states to pitch in, Centre tells Supreme Court

Sep 25, 2014

Cleaning up Ganga Need states to pitch in, Centre tells Supreme Court

The Centre told the Supreme Court that it needs the cooperation of Ganga-basin states to clean up the river. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #West Bengal #bIhar #Ganga #Jharkhand #Centre #Cleaning up Ganga #Ganga cleaning #Save the Ganga
Moeen Ali banned from wearing 'Save Gaza' wristbands by ICC

Jul 29, 2014

Moeen Ali banned from wearing 'Save Gaza' wristbands by ICC

England batsman Moeen Ali has been banned from wearing wristbands featuring the slogans "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine", the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday. #Sports #India #Cricket #ICC #ban #Southampton #Moeen Ali #India in England 2014 #The Rose Bowl #Free Palestine #England. 3rd Test #Save Gaza
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

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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