22 December 2009 05:00 [Source: ICIS news]
Get ready to pay a full year's tax on perks in just 3 months
A nasty shock could await you after the New Year in the shape of slimmer salary cheques after deductions on perks. What's worse, deductions for the entire fiscal year will be carried out over just three months.
On religious discrimination,
Facebook policy upsets netizens
Millions of Netizens suddenly face the prospect of having key personal information and posts made accessible to everyone, unless they consciously monitor their privacy settings.
'RBI can hike key rates to control price rise'
The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council chairman, C Rangarajan, on Monday suggested that the RBI could reduce money supply and raise interest rate to tame the rising prices of food articles.
Sensex opens higher; realty, metals, banks up
Indian markets opened higher Tuesday in line with other global peers. Gains were seen in high beta stocks like Unitech, DLF, Hindalco and IDFC.
RIL bid too low, says Lyondell co-owner
Russian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik, said the $12bn at which RIL has reportedly valued LyondellBasell was "too low".
Tender for $2.4bn Padma bridge to be invited in February: Muhith
Arrest warrant issued against Amar Desh editor, two others
A Magura court on Monday issued arrest warrant against acting editor of daily Amar Desh and two of his colleagues on charge of publishing 'false report' about Prime Minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy and Energy Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury.
BD can be emerging destination of diamond cutting industry
Bangladesh could emerging as a country of diamond cutting industry in the region as India plans to relocate its industry here with a view to curtailing the Chinese market share in the world.
Lankans protest near Kerry's office against US report
Ethnic Tamils in
ADB says Lanka can grow by 6%
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said yesterday that
Spence adds new Indian hotel to its portfolio
Aitken Spence Hotels' latest foray into the Indian market, takes the company to
PPP and PML-N agree to cease fire
The PPP has assured of doing away with the 17th Amendment and in return the PML-N has promised to support Zardari.
SC told Rs7.5bn of Rs9bn BoP loan scam recovered
Sheikh Afzal, CE of Haris Steel Industry confessed that he paid a lot of money out of illegally withdrawn funds.
However, the understanding between
Index gains 49 points on buying
Improved buying at the Karachi Stock Exchange pushed up the 100-Index by 49.8 points to close at 9233.6.
Shift of executive powers from governor to CM proposed
Constitutional Reforms Committee has proposed to shift Provincial Chief Executive powers of the governor to the Chief Minister, Aaj News reported on Monday.
An 18% hike in gas tariff likely from January: summary moved for Prime Minister nod
The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has moved a summary to Prime Minister, seeking approval of 18% gas tariff hike across the board for all categories of consumers, including CNG, effective from 1 January 2009.
Afghanistan has conceded Pakistan's longstanding demand to establish a Joint Study Group (JSG) with the objective of suggesting measures to curb smuggling which is not only hurting Pakistan's domestic industry but is also compromising duty collection on imports like tea and tyres, sources said.
Trans-LoC trade between AJK, India exceeds Rs70m
For the second time, cross-LoC trade between Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Indian occupied
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