Dear Renault, why would I want to buy a car named Lodgy if I can help it?
Apr 21, 2015 at 12:33 | Source:
Would you like to be called Stodgy? Can you promise not be upset if someone calls you Dodgy? Or be referred to as Podgy? Probably not, for these terms have semi-pejorative meanings.So why, in god's name, would I (or maybe you) want to buy a car - eve...
New York Times wins Pulitzers for West Africa Ebola coverage| Reuters
Apr 21, 2015 at 04:45 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Times won two prestigious Pulitzer prizes on Monday for coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, described by the Pulitzer board as courageous and vivid journalism that engaged the public and held authorities a...
Rahul Gandhi's "Suit boot ki Modi sarkar" jibe stinks of hypocrisy
Apr 20, 2015 at 19:54 | Source:
Rahul Gandhi, the Gandhi family scion and the vice-president of the Congress party, is back from his two month holiday (57 days to be exact). And if nothing else, he surely has discovered his political machismo during the period. Speaking in Lok Sabh...
Sensex, Nifty nosedive to over 3-week low on tax issue concerns
Apr 20, 2015 at 18:15 | Source:
Mumbai: Aggressive selling by foreign funds on tax concerns bogged down markets today as the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged by more than 555 points to over three-week low of 27,886.21, while sharp fall in heavyweights like RIL, Infosys and weak global ...
Govt gets Rs 5,814 cr revenue from AAI in four years
Apr 20, 2015 at 17:50 | Source:
New Delhi: The government has received more than Rs 5,814 crore from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) in the last four financial years, Lok Sabha was informed today.The amount has come by way of dividend, dividend tax, guarantee fees, interest o...
India issues fresh tax notice to Vodafone - report| Reuters
Apr 19, 2015 at 13:15 | Source:
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Tax authorities have issued a fresh notice to Vodafone Group Plc (VOD.L) seeking re-assessment of tax returns for assessment year 2009-2010, news channel ET Now reported on Saturday citing sources familiar with the development.The ...
Need to generate green technologies on war footing, says Jaitley
Apr 19, 2015 at 11:32 | Source:
Washington:Asserting that India is preparedto play its part in combating the danger posed by climatechange, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the globalcommunity needs to develop greener technologies "on a warfooting"."India is pr...
Back to the roots? CPM to lead people's movements to bounce back
Apr 19, 2015 at 10:20 | Source:
New Delhi: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday has pledged to oppose the Modi governments anti-people, anti-farmer economic policies and mobilize the masses in a big way through mass struggles.It has been decided that the Left would st...