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Government extends deadline for filing income tax returns, audit reports till October 15

The government on Monday extended the deadline for filing Income Tax Return (ITR) and audit report for financial year 2017-18 till October 15. The decision comes as the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) received representations from stakeholders seeking extension of the last date for filing of returns by taxpayers whose accounts have to be audited. “The CBDT extends the ‘due date’ for filing of ITRs as well as reports […]

Truth is a pathless land

I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. That is my point of view, and I adhere to that absolutely and unconditionally. Truth, being limitless, unconditioned, unapproachable by any path whatsoever, cannot be organized; nor should any organization be formed to lead or to coerce people along any particular path. If you first understand that, […]

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

“Finding a cure is always less lucrative than finding a treatment.” As science and technology grow at an exponential pace, it is pretty obvious that drugs and treatments will remain heavily incentivised. It is an unfortunate reality that our pharmaceutical companies have been prioritising expensive drugs over cure. At a time when medical expenditure is becoming a major worry and is found to have a significant influence on social security […]

International Peace Day: Why United Nations Observes This Day

The global community is celebrating the International Day of Peace today. The day is observed on 21 September every year. The International Day of Peace was first celebrated in 1982. It is recognized by United Nations. It has been declared by the United Nations General Assembly a day “devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.” A resolution for the declaration of The […]

Muharram 2018: All you need to know about the day of Ashura

Ashura refers to the tenth day of the sacred month of Muharram in the Islamic calendar. The day marks the death of Husayn Ibn Ali, who was the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. Husayn Ibn Ali died in the battle of Karbala. Both Sunni and Shia Muslims observe the day of Muharram worldwide. Shia Muslims mourn the battle of Karbala while Sunni Muslims observe a fast as a mark of gratitude […]

Russia 'cheating' on UN sanctions on North Korea, accuses US Ambassador Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Russia on Monday of “cheating” on UN sanctions on North Korea and said Washington has “evidence of consistent and wide-ranging Russian violations.” Haley told the UN Security Council that while “difficult, sensitive talks” between the United States and North Korea are ongoing, it was the wrong time to start easing sanctions on Pyongyang. “Russia must cease its violations of North Korea […]

Logic of Spirituality

Charms of technology have enthralled the public almost as a danseuse will. If we carefully look back on the history of the world, it is clear we are the saddest generation of humanity. But why? The caveman had his laughter and was happy. The modern days of rat race show improvements only on the outside surface. In the absence of a set of values for ourselves how can there be […]

Boost your employees' performance with both strictness and kindness

According to a new study, if you want your employees to perform better, enforce discipline with kindness and compassion instead of just wielding authority. Showing compassion to subordinates almost always pays off, especially when combined with the enforcement of clear goals and benchmarks, as per the research. Employees with bosses who showed a strong focus on both task completion and the well-being of subordinates, demonstrated a strong effect on performance. […]

Lib-lafangas AIB troll PM Modi again, but this time they have gone too far and roasted themselves

Comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB) on Tuesday posted a photoshopped image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a poster of the soon-to-be-released horror flick The Nun, an American gothic horror film directed by Corin Hardy. On one hand, it looks like the lib-lafangas of AIB are making a pointed jibe at the fascist tag bestowed on the government by Pune Police, on the other, it seems to be a […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Speical: Popular belief behind Lord Ganpati's elephant head

Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India with a great devotion. This day is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesh is the symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on Shukla Chaturthi of the Hindu month of Bhadra (generally falls between August and September). […]