Feb 29, 2008

Personal Income Tax Update on Budget 2008/09

    New Personal Income Tax Slabs Exemption till 1.5 lakhs
  • 1.50 to 3 lakhs 10%
  • 3lakhs-5lakhs 20%
  • 5lakhs - 30%.




    woman 1.45->1.80lakhs new threshold limit.
    senior citizen 1.95- 2.25 lakshs new threshold limit.

4000 rupees gain for every tax payer. Check the image for sample tax calculation

Feb 27, 2008

MATTHEW HAYDEN RADIO INTERVIEW MP3

MATTHEW HAYDEN RADIO INTERVIEW
Hayden calls Bhajji ‘obnoxious weed’

After Andrew Symonds it is Matthew Hayden who has taken on Indian bowler Harbhajan Singh calling him an ‘obnoxious weed’ on a Triple M Brisbane radio broadcast.

Listen to it here Download MP3 | Courtesy: Triple M 104.5

Feb 26, 2008

Rail Budget 2008/09: Coach Factory at Kerala

Latest Railway budget for 2008/09 was presented by Lalu Yadav today in the lower house of parliament. This is a good railway budget for Kerala compared to previous budgets.

Laloo Yadav announced a new coach factory for Kerala :
"The demand for Metro coaches in the country is also rising steadily. In light of
all these requirements a new rail coach factory will be set up in Kerala. The
State Government of Kerala has also made available 1000 acres of land for this
factory. "
New Trains for Kerala

RAIL BUDGET Highlights 2008/09

*50 PCT DISCOUNT ON TICKETS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
*will award contracts for upgrading Mumbai, Delhi, Patna, Secundarabad Stations to pvt players
*Reservations through mobile phones.
*Issuance of wait-listed e-tickets to be allowed.
*Smart card-based ticket system.
*Only Stainless Steel Coaches to be produced after FY10.
*Escalator,Shelter,Multi Level Parking,LED National Display Boards,Online Software Train Tracking in two years, Internet inside trains!?. , GIS, GPS, RFID..
*336 mln tonnes coal likely to be transported in 07/08
*Railways to invest Rs 4,000 cr to add discharge-free green toilets in 36,000 coaches
*Indian Railways has a cash surplus of 250 billion rupees in the 2007/08 financial year
*New coaches in satabdi by 2011.
*50-55 PRIVATE CONTAINER TRAINS BY END OF FISCAL YEAR .
*Plans bulk handling terminals for cement, fly-ash, food grains.
*Public-private partnerships.
*CCTV, Metal Detectors,Close circuit TV to be installed at all major stations for security .
*10 new Garib Raths to be introduced.
*53 pairs of new trains.
*Extension of trains : 16 pairs.
*Increase in frequency : 11 pairs.
Read more here

Rail Budget 2008/09: Coach Factory at Kerala

Latest Railway budget for 2008/09 was presented by Lalu Yadav today in the lower house of parliament. This is a good railway budget for Kerala compared to previous budgets.

Laloo Yadav announced a new coach factory for Kerala :
"The demand for Metro coaches in the country is also rising steadily. In light of
all these requirements a new rail coach factory will be set up in Kerala. The
State Government of Kerala has also made available 1000 acres of land for this
factory. "
New Trains for Kerala
  • Bangalore-Kochuveli(Tri-weekly) Garib Rath
  • Kochuveli-Dehradun Express (weekly)
  • Amritsar-Kochuveli Express (Weekly)

RAIL BUDGET Highlights 2008/09

*50 PCT DISCOUNT ON TICKETS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
*will award contracts for upgrading Mumbai, Delhi, Patna, Secundarabad Stations to pvt players
*Reservations through mobile phones.
*Issuance of wait-listed e-tickets to be allowed.
*Smart card-based ticket system.
*Only Stainless Steel Coaches to be produced after FY10.
*Escalator,Shelter,Multi Level Parking,LED National Display Boards,Online Software Train Tracking in two years, Internet inside trains!?. , GIS, GPS, RFID..
*336 mln tonnes coal likely to be transported in 07/08
*Railways to invest Rs 4,000 cr to add discharge-free green toilets in 36,000 coaches
*Indian Railways has a cash surplus of 250 billion rupees in the 2007/08 financial year
*New coaches in satabdi by 2011.
*50-55 PRIVATE CONTAINER TRAINS BY END OF FISCAL YEAR .
*Plans bulk handling terminals for cement, fly-ash, food grains.
*Public-private partnerships.
*CCTV, Metal Detectors,Close circuit TV to be installed at all major stations for security .
*10 new Garib Raths to be introduced.
*53 pairs of new trains.
*Extension of trains : 16 pairs.
*Increase in frequency : 11 pairs.
Read more here

Feb 25, 2008

ForceIndiaOne VJM01 Images

Force India’s 2008 car, the VJM01, made its first on-track appearance at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya on Monday, as the final pre-season Formula One test got underway at the Spanish track.

The VJM01, named in tribute to the team's owners, Dr Vijay Mallya and Jan and Michiel Mol, is an evolution of the B-spec F8-VII that Force India's predecessor, Spyker, launched at the 2007 Italian Grand Prix.

Join the force here
Force India F1



Force India’s 2008 driver line-up comprises Adrian Sutil, who raced for the team as Spyker last season, and Giancarlo Fisichella, formerly of Renault. Ex-Toro Rosso racer Vitantonio Liuzzi is the team’s test and reserve driver.



The complete photos of gp here http://www.formula1.com/gallery/launches/

Feb 15, 2008

TECH-A-BREAK 2008 from 18th April 2008

Technopark(God's own Park), Thiruvananthapuram, is celebrating its 12th year of formal existence.
The 242 acre campus(last year it was 180 acre campus), having 140 companies(in 2007 it was 110) with over 17500 IT professionals will be in pursuit of rejuvenation, fun, frolic and thrill.

Technopark is organizing Tech-a-Break-2008, the annual cultural celebration in the month of April 2008.

The exciting week-long celelebrations will start with a colorful inaugural rally on April 18th. There will be inter company music, dance and sports competitions (tug-of-war :D), concerts, quiz and a mega closing ceremony.

Technopark site says
"The festival will commence on 18th April and culminate on 27th April with a musical extravaganza, that should blow the socks off even last year's celebrations (and that's a hard act to follow�). Come join the fun...!"
In 2005 percussionist Shivamani, in 2006 singer Sonu Nigam and in 2007 Shankar Mahadevan performed live at closing ceremony. Who will be here for TECH-A-BREAK 2008 on April 2008 ? Please update me...

Feb 13, 2008

http://durex condom tester.co.in

About the Job- Perhaps the best job on earth.

To begin with, you need to be over 18 years of age. You will also need to be innovative in your response to the question of "Why do you want to be a condom tester?"

You are! Excellent! Now, let's get down to the job at hand.

As a Durex Condom Tester (that's your official designation), you will be testing Durex products. We'll be selecting 1000 condom testers for this job.

Certified Durex Condom TesterIf you are among the chosen ones, you'll be given a Durex testing kit along with a feedback form.

Once you are through testing the product to your satisfaction, you'll have to send us your feedback in the form. It's relevant, insightful feedback that we are looking for. And you stand to gain in the process too. There are exciting prizes like iPods and gift vouchers waiting just for you, besides the Grand Prize of Rs.25000.00.

The deadline is 11:59 p.m. IST on 10th April 2008. Apply now.

Feb 4, 2008

Indian Trends from the past 24 hours

Mumbai faces 'insider vs outsider' clash
Film star Amitabh Bachchan.
Raj Thackeray, head of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).
Mumbai police officer K.L. Prasad.

  • Sania Mirza:To boycott Indian tournaments
  • Bengal batsman Manoj Tiwary.-his one-day international debut...
  • Australia - Brett Lee took five wickets.
  • Indian Fuel Price Hike expected this week.
  • Reliance Power listing date.
  • LIC health plus: LIC launched Health Plus, a long-term unit-linked health insurance.
  • Reliance Communications Ltd:said it planned to list Reliance Infratel Ltd after an initial public offering
  • Duckworth/Lewis Method:A method of resetting targets in interrupted one-day cricket matches by Frank Duckworth & Tony Lewis
  • National Power Training Institute(NPTI):Admission Notice for MBA in Power Management 2008-10.
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