While calculating tax liability, exempt incomes are the first components that get reduced from your salary or other income. You can claim a deduction by making investments in specified products or by incurring certain expenses under different income tax sections.
India has launched the world's lightest satellite ever to be put into orbit. Weighing 1.26kg (2.6lb), the Kalamsat V2 has been made by students belonging to a space education firm. It will help ham radio operators and inspire school children to become the scientists and engineers of the future, India's space agency ISRO says.
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The coconut palm (Cocos nucifera linn.) is the most useful palm in the world. Every part of the tree is useful to human life for some purpose or the other. Hence, the coconut palm is endearingly called ‘kalpavriksha’ meaning the tree of heaven. The copra from coconut is the richest source of vegetable oil.
A new study has found young women are more adventurous than their male counterparts when it comes to solo travel. The study by British Airways was sparked by cabin crew observations about the rising number of women traveling solo and found more and more were choosing to do so.
The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is reaching out to nearly 550,000 fishermen living along India’s coastline everyday, with its potential fishing zones advisory for fishes like tuna, hilsa, sardine to benefit them with better yield and in turn save both fuel and resources.
A Bombardier Q400 aircraft made the one-way trip to New Delhi from the city of Dehradun. The private airline, SpiceJet plans to blend a quarter of its energy requirement with biofuel for flight operations, that would lower costs and help reduce carbon emissions by 15 percent.