New Delhi: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has become the highest taxpayer among sportspersons in the country for the last quarter of 2009 while film stars Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan edged past others in Bollywood on individual tax payers category. Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has become the highest taxpayer among sportspersons in the country for the last … More Sachin highest tax paying sportsperson in India
KANPUR: After rescuing ghariyals, Gangetic dolphins, hyena and cheetal, locals of Chambal in Etawah are again proving their mettle in rescuing pythons that have started entering residential areas. They are being helped in their mission by the forest department officials and wildlife experts. It is all due to the python’s religious importance among rural folks … More Villagers of Chambal turn python-friendly!
CHENNAI: While exquisite locations and exotic experiences make for popular holidays, so does going rural. Bullock carts, huts and tribal dances seem to be the new thrill for several tourists who opt for them over private jets, presidential suites and the zumba. Subrato Mukherjee, director of Indianmemoirz, says that when he founded the company six … More Go rural for a real holiday!
BANGALORE: Subroto Bagchi, the `gardener’ at IT solutions company MindTree, and author of The Professional, spoke his heart out at a gathering organized by the Bangalore Book Club on Saturday evening. In an interview with STOI, he shared his motivations and concerns about the reading habit. Excerpts: Your writing seems to target the youth. Do you … More Gardener wants to plant reading habit among youth!
MUMBAI 08/01/10 : For the last one week, KEM Hospital’s head of psychiatry Dr Shubhangi Parkar has been getting frantic calls from parents and teachers asking for advice on how to handle their children. The spate of suicides by youngsters has understandably put parents on the edge, she says, adding that an unhealthy situation has … More In pursuit of happiness: Tense parents turn to docs!
Everyone knows to land up as a star in Bollywood is like a drive in a roler coster ride before you finally land up in the position. So did it happened with Shahid, when he was a new comer, which was certainly not having a cut piece of a cake. As Shahid recounts “All these things … More Shahid Kapoor Recounts His Days Of Struggle!
KINSHASA — President Joseph Kabila has sacked 119 managerial staff and employees and forcibly retired 2,569 others in his fight against corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Tuesday.The dismissed staff worked for the ministries of finance and the budget, the tax department, the customs and excise office, and the directorate of administrative … More Kabila dismisses thousands for corruption in DR.Congo!