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Updated: Feb 28, 2015 07:33 PM
States to be equal partners in economic growth; move to making India cashless society; social sector programmes to continue. Some of the challenges mentioned by the Finance Minister are: poor agricultural income, decline in manufacturing ; and the need fo
Updated: Feb 28, 2015 07:32 PM
States to be equal partners in economic growth; move to making India cashless society; social sector programmes to continue. 12.33 p.m.: The Finance Minister tables the Union Budget, Statement of Receipts and Expenditure and the Finance Bill in Parliame
Updated: Feb 28, 2015 07:11 PM
During his Budget speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said an individual tax payer can claim tax benefits for up to Rs. 4,44,200 in addition to the tax exemption. Here is how you get there: Deductions under 80C Rs. 1,50,000 Deductions und
Updated: Feb 28, 2015 05:17 PM
Smoking and consumption of other tobacco items is set to become more expensive, while increase in service tax rate would make costlier a whole lot of other things including air travel, eating out and paying bills. Those which will turn cheaper include
Updated: Feb 28, 2015 07:30 PM
The Opposition on Saturday slammed as “hollow and plain” the Bharatiya Janata Party’s first full-year Union Budget, saying it lacked vision and alleged that it was “repayment” by the BJP government to the rich and the corpora
Updated: Feb 28, 2015 07:24 PM
Additional deduction of Rs. 25,000 for differently abled persons. Educational cess and higher educational cess to be subsumed as a part of GST. EPF — Employee may opt for EPF or new pension scheme, employee's contribution to EPF below an income thr
Feb 28, 2015 08:52 PM
He is a diploma holder in mechanical engineering and has worked as mechanical maintenance supervisor at Prasad Film Laboratories Ever since 27-year-old S. Nagarajan, a member of the Tamil Nadu Special Police of Youth Brigade, was deployed at th
Updated: Feb 28, 2015 08:53 PM
R. PREETHI has enlisted students as spokespersons for her campaign, She has separate boxes for animals and humans tucked away safely in the luggage compartment of her bike. They contain first-aid kits. A student of Madras School of Social Work, R. Preeth
Updated: Feb 28, 2015 08:54 PM
Besant Nagar Crematorium chose to introduce soothing music in its facility. This one takes a visual route Ashes and grey spring to mind when we think of crematoriums. The Mylapore Crematorium will now bring something brighter to mind. Of course, the ash
Feb 28, 2015 08:46 PM
It was built during the British era. It has now been converted into a plastic shredding centre. In the late 19 century, the 30-feet-deep public well on Seventh Cross Street in Mogappair Eri Scheme, near Ambattur, was one of the few public water sour
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