New Delhi: The Economic Survey today said the government should refrain from raising exemption limits on income tax to facilitate natural growth of individual earnings and widen the taxpayers base, even as it suggested widening of property tax.
Mumbai: Political leaders including two BJP legislators and a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena worker today tendered unconditional apology for putting up illegal hoardings across the city and deposited the penalty of Rs 3.60 lakh to the Bombay High Court.
Washington: Scientists have created ‘cyberforests’ – computer simulation that grows realistic 3D s of individual trees – to determine how drought, wildfires and other
climate-related changes may affect real forests. The model, called LES, uses computing power to grow 100×100-metre stands of drought and shade tolerant trees that can then be scaled up to actual forest size.
Zurich: FIFA’s member associations here on Friday approved a package of landmark reforms that pave the way for significant improvements to the governance of global football.
Fatullah: He has transformed himself from ‘Mr Inconsistent’ to ‘Mr Dependable’ in the shorter formats and Indian batsman Rohit Sharma today said it has been possible because of the backing that he has got from the team management. Few years back, the Indian team management was criticised regularly when Rohit had a string of low scores but Dhoni’s faith in the Mumbai batsman’s ability has been unshakable.
New Delhi: None has qualified so far but even if they do in due course, Indian boxers are “running the risk” of being barred from this year’s Olympic Games if the country fails to put together a new national federation by next month’s Asian Olympic Qualifiers.
Cast: Gerard Butler, Geoffrey Rush, Abby Lee, Nikolaj Coster-WaldauDirector: Alex ProyasHollywood is awash with tales of the Greek and Roman pantheons.Now, it’s the turn of the Egyptians. How I wish the film-makers and screenwriters Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless in particular had taken professional advice of archaelogical experts, never mind mythologists.According to
Jerusalem: An Israeli security guard was “very seriously” wounded overnight in a suspected Palestinian attack in a West Bank settlement, police said today. Police called to a shopping centre in the Maaleh Adumim settlement found “a 47-year-old man, a guard at the mall, lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds on his body,” a police statement said.
Mumbai: Taking note of the paucity of basic amenities for women in Mumbai, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta today said the civicbody will construct more public toilets for women in the city.Cast: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler,Jake Lacy,Sarah PaulsonDirector: Todd HaynesTwo people look at each other across a room full of people. Their eyes lock for an extraordinary moment. It’s the kind of arresting gaze which forms an indefinable bond.The gaze of one,(or so it seemed to me at least) calculating,even reptilian; the other is innocent,
Kabul: The five-year-old Afghan boy who won the Internet’s heart when he was pictured wearing a plastic bag as an improvised Lionel Messi jersey is still eager to meet the Argentine football superstar, he said today.
Jaipur: A total of 9,500 children of 13 districts have been covered by the Rajasthan government under the first phase of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programme.
Mumbai: Mumbai FC will play host to Goan football club Sporting Clube de Goa in a mid-table clash of I-League at the Cooperage Stadium here on Saturday. After eight games, Sporting are fourth on the leader board with 11 points where as the home side is sixth on the nine-team ladder with nine points. But what would be of concern for both outfits is that they are coming off defeats. Sporting were
Mumbai: Sooraj Pancholi has shot down rumours that he is more than friends with Pakistani actress Mawra Hocane.
London: Parental pressure to be perfect can put young male athletes at increased risk of using banned substances to enhance sporting performance, reveals a new study. “With the rise of so-called ‘tiger’ parenting where strict and demanding parents push their children to high levels of achievement, this study reveals the price young athletes may choose to pay to meet their parents’ expectations and dreams,” said lead researcher Daniel Madigan from University of
Mumbai: Shiv Sena today distanced itself from a person who assaulted a policewoman, saying “the party has nothing to do” with the attack.
New Delhi: Expressing grave concern over the reported gangrapes of at least 10 women in Murthal, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Friday urged the victims to approach the organisation for absolute legal support and justice.
Fatullah: He has transformed himself from ‘Mr Inconsistent’ to ‘Mr Dependable’ in the shorter formats and Indian batsman Rohit Sharma today said it has been possible because of the backing that he has got from the team management.Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter,Forrest Goodluck, Arthur Redcloud, Grace DoveDirector: Alejandro InarrituNot for the squeamish , this visceral survival drama helmed by Alejandro (“Birdman”)
Inarritu has been nominated for a dozens Oscars and deservedly too, considering the top notch performances by Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role, Emmanuel Lubezki’s exquisite lensing of
Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today broke its three days of losing spell by gaining over 178 points after the Economic Survey which came days before the Union Budget projected the economy to grow at 7-7.75 per cent in 2016-17.