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Use Facebook to know people, officials told


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Civil servants in Britain have been told to use social networking website Facebook at work to find out what the public is thinking.Bob Kerslake, head ... Read more...

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E-filing of returns must for people earning over Rs.10 lakh


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The government has made it compulsory for the people earning more than Rs.10 lakh to file their income tax returns electronically.The Central Board of Direct ... Read more...

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Hoping service tax target will be exceeded: Mukherjee


June 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday service tax collections surged by 40 percent in the first two months of the current financial year and ... Read more...

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Compulsory disclosure of overseas assets irks taxpayers


June 7th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Filing of income tax returns has become more complicated from this year for those having bank accounts or any other assets overseas. The government has ... Read more...

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British MPs spend 27,000 pounds ruing dirty loos


June 1st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) An expensive study has found British parliamentarians complaining the most about their dirty marble-lined toilets in the Commons.The state of the Palace of Westminster's toilets was ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Donations by president: Information panel’s order stayed


May 29th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to the government to disclose the donations made by the president on humanitarian ... Read more...

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Air India strike cruel joke on tax payers: Omar


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday criticised the strike by Air India pilots, calling it "a cruel joke on tax payers"."Rs.30,000 crore of tax ... Read more...

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Income Tax offices to remain open Saturday


March 30th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Income Tax offices across the country will remain open Saturday, March 31, the last day of the current financial year, to facilitate filing of income ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fat lady seeks government aid for medical bill


March 27th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) A British woman wants the government to pay 14,000 pounds (about $22,370) required for her gastric band surgery as she has turned too fat to earn.Weighing ... Read more...

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Execute arrest warrants: Indian-origin British MP


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Out of nearly 1,200 arrest warrants issued in Britain since November 2009, only around 900 have been executed, according to government statistics revealed by Indian-origin Tory ... Read more...

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Nearly two mn dead people on US voting rolls


February 15th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) Nearly two million dead people are still registered to vote this coming November, while another 24 million US voter registrations contain mistakes or imprecise data, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Notices to 300,000 Pakistanis who don’t pay taxes


December 24th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan, which is facing a disappointing economic scenario, is sending notices to 300,000 people who don't pay their taxes.Federal Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has directed ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows to net 700,000 tax evaders


December 14th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan will focus on 700,000 tax evaders who possess properties and frequently travel abroad but pay no tax, Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said."We will ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britain plans to keep its unemployed youth busy


November 25th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) The British governmentplans to create hundreds of thousands of new employment opportunities for youngsters through a one billion pound scheme which will see up to half ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

12 British banks downgraded by Moody’s


October 7th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The rating service Moody's Friday downgraded its credit ratings of 12 British banks, including state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds TSB."Moody's Investors Service has today ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Prisoners in Wales petition for extra Sky Sports


September 28th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prisoners at a prison in south Wales have petitioned their overseers to get them more Sky Sports channels. The prisoners get a single Sky Sports channel and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government concealed facts in CWG: Jaitley


August 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken's statement on the Commonwealth Games (CWG) reveals little but conceals much more, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Casey Anthony trial costs more than $140,000


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Florida has been handed $147,000 as the bill for the defense team which successfully saved Casey Anthony from being executed. That seems like a ... Read more...

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New technology to make tax payments easier: Pranab


July 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The income tax department is upgrading its technology and introducing new ones with focus on electronic filing aimed at making tax payments easier, Finance ... Read more...

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Improve interface with small tax payers, pensioners: President


July 15th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday asked the income tax department to interact with tax payers, especially senior citizens and pensioners on a continuous basis to ... Read more...

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Ukraine frees student who fried eggs on war memorial


July 1st, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian court Thursday released on parole a student held for frying eggs and sausages on an eternal flame commemorating soldiers who died in World ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Michele Bachmann used taxpayers’ money for ‘Tea Party’ rally


June 20th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tea party darling Michele Bachmann has been accused of using taxpayers’ money to fund an event which has been described as a political rally. The newspaper ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government may engage outside agencies to trace tax evaders


June 8th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a bid to tighten the noose on tax evaders, the government is likely to engage outside agencies to locate the whereabouts of untraceable assessees ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman who took sick leave of 850 days quits


April 28th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) An Indian-origin police woman in Britain, who took nearly 850 days sick leave due to stress, has resigned. She would "go off sick, return to work ... Read more...

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UK lawyers were paid 11 m pounds to fight failed immigration cases


April 17th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): British lawyers received eleven million pounds to fight cases for immigrants who were eventually told to leave the country.New figures provided by the Legal Services Commission show another ... Read more...

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Haley Barbour: President Obama thinks voters ’stupid’


March 28th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Des Moines (Iowa, US), Mar. 28 (ANI): Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has said that the year 2012 is absolutely crucial to elect a new president of the United States, as he ... Read more...

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White House eying sale of 14,000 ‘excess and vacant’ federal buildings


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 3 (ANI): The White House has announced plans to form an independent board of experts to help the federal government "cut through red tape and politics to sell 14,000 unused ... Read more...

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Service tax payers get relief from audit


February 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Individual and sole proprietor service tax payers with an annual turnover of up to Rs.60 lakh will not be required to go through audit formalities, Finance ... Read more...

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Mukherjee announces new tax concession to ‘Aam Admi’


February 28th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday raised the income tax exemption limit for individuals from one lakh 60 thousand to one lakh 80 thousand rupees.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Million dollar bridge collapses before its opening


February 17th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) A bridge in Australia that cost local taxpayers one million dollars collapsed before it could be officially declared open. The incident embarrassed the North Burnett regional council in ... Read more...

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Pope’s September 2010 UK state visit cost taxpayers seven million pounds


February 17th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): Pope Benedict XVI's four-day state visit to the United Kingdom last September cost the taxpayer at least seven million pounds, the UK Foreign Office has disclosed.According to the ... Read more...

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School fees now deductible from income tax in Mexico


February 16th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has passed a new law that allows citizens to deduct the payment of private school fees from their income tax.The rule will apply to education ranging ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former UK MP jailed for role in expenses scandal


February 11th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): Disgraced former Labour Member of Parliament Eric Illsley has been jailed for a year for fiddling with his parliamentary expenses. Illsley, 55, is the first sitting Member of Parliament ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith: Ex Home Secretary to present BBC Radio porn documentary


January 29th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Porn shame minister Jacqui Smith is set to make a documentary about pornography for BBC. The former Labour Home Secretary's shocking new job comes after she was caught up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Using RTI difficult for us, says Indians abroad


January 16th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Living overseas for education, employment or other reasons, Indians abroad find it difficult to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act due to ... Read more...

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