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Railways may replace second class coaches with AC ones

| July 28, 2014

KOCHI: Southern Railway has started replacing old second class sleeper compartments in several express trains with three-tier AC coaches, leading to a less number of second class sleeper coaches in many trains. Sources said that serious talks were taking place at the top level in the railway board to replace all the second class compartments […]

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How to make the most of the extra Rs 50000 tax deduction under Section 80C

| July 28, 2014

How to make the most of the extra Rs 50000 tax deduction under Section 80C  Imagine you have won a gift voucher worth Rs 50,000 at the local hypermarket. When you go to the store, there is a vast array of items you can purchase with it. Salespersons try to draw your attention to their […]

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Errors to avoid when filing returns

| July 27, 2014

With July 31 just around the corner, everyone must be busy with their income tax returns. Filing returns has become convenient since it can now be done electronically. But the flip side to this is that taxpayers often wait till the last day to complete the process. Due to this often there could be mistakes in […]

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Restructuring of certain Group ‘C’ cadres- matching savings RBE 78/2014

| July 27, 2014

Restructuring of certain Group ‘C’ cadres- matching savings. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS RAILWAY BOARD RBE No. 78/2014 No. PC-III/2013/CRC/4 New Delhi Dated 22-07-2014 The General Managers/ Director General, All Indian Railways/ Production Units, RDSO etc. & Central Training Institutes. Sub: Restructuring of certain Group ‘C’ cadres- matching savings. ——- As per instructions contained […]

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Form of Application for Commutation: CCS(CP) Second Amendment Rules, 2014

| July 26, 2014

Form of Application for Commutation: CCS(CP) Second Amendment Rules, 2014 MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS (Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 26th May, 2014 G.S.R. 355(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution and after consultation with […]

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Consolidated Instructions on Probation/Confirmation in Central Services – regarding.

| July 25, 2014

Consolidated Instructions on Probation/Confirmation in Central Services – regarding. No. 28020/1/2010-Estt©Government of IndiaMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions(Department of Personnel & Training) North Block, New DelhiDated the 21st July, 2014 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject: Consolidated Instructions on Probation/Confirmation in Central Services – regarding. The undersigned is directed to say that this Department has been issuing instructions/ […]

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Notification containing The Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014

| July 24, 2014

Notification containing The Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014 [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUBSECTION (il) DATED THE 14TH JULY, 2014] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES […]

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INCREASE IN RETIREMENT AGE OF SOLDIERS

| July 23, 2014

INCREASE IN RETIREMENT AGE OF SOLDIERS  GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF   DEFENCE LOK SABHA STARRED  QUESTION NO 173 ANSWERED ON    18.07.2014 INCREASE IN RETIREMENT AGE OF SOLDIERS  173 . Shri A.T. (NANA) PATIL Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:- (a) whether the Government proposes to increase the retirement age of soldiers below […]

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IT exemption limit for working women

| July 23, 2014

IT exemption limit for working women GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF  FINANCE RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-174 ANSWERED ON-08.07.2014 IT exemption limit for working women 174 . Smt. Wansuk Syiem (a) whether Government proposes to raise the IT exemption limit for working women as an incentive for saving and economic security; (b) whether there is […]

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INCOME TAX REFUND – TRACK STATUS WITH THE HELP OF PAN

| July 22, 2014

Track your IT Refund status with the help of PAN Many taxpayers must have filed their annual income tax returns and some are counting on the refunds. The tax department has made the process of checking the status of refund online very simple by using the permanent account number (PAN). One must make sure to […]

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