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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
Caught on video: How this cat saved a boy from a vicious dog attack

May 16, 2014

Caught on video: How this cat saved a boy from a vicious dog attack

A California child pulled from his bike by an attacking dog was saved by his family's cat on Tuesday, which quickly rushed in and attacked the dog, a video posted on YouTube showed on Wednesday. #NewsTracker #YouTube #Viral video #Cat video #Dog video #Cat saves boy #California Cat video

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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 10, 2014

Crumbs Cupcakes May Live Another Day

Crumbs shut its doors on Monday. But on Thursday, it was said to be close to securing financing from a group of investors, including Marcus Lemonis, star of the CNBC reality show “The Profit,” about saving small business...
India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Jul 10, 2014

Investors Circle Shuttered Cupcake Chain

A group of investors could be ready to save Crumbs Bake Shop, the New York-based cupcake chain that abruptly shut its doors Monday and said it was considering filing for bankruptcy...
India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Jul 11, 2014

Dismissing GOP lawmakers' claim, officers say no 'stand-down order' given in Benghazi attacks

Military officers testified that there was no "stand-down order" that held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya... #Central Intelligence Agency #U.S. Republican Party #Benghazi, Libya #Washington
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