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Tackling the Rs 500/1000 ban – New developments?

Rs 500 and 1000 banned - What next? As expected there was lot of chaos around with some people struck without any usable currency. Here are list of places where your old Rs 500/1000 currencies should be accepted till November 11 midnight.  Government Hospitals and pharmacies in these hospitals Railway ticketing counters ticket counters of Government/Public Sector Undertaking buses airline ticketing counters at […] Continue reading →

Seventh Pay Commission – The Real Salary Hike?

Seventh Pay Commission – The real Salary Hike The cabinet passed the Seventh Pay Commission report recommendations yesterday. The entire media including news channels, newspaper screamed how “Acche Din” has arrived for Central Government Employees. Even Finance minister thinks “Government salaries now distinctively higher than private sector”.  And it seems true if you see what most channels/newspapers are flashing. The new pay scale […] Continue reading →

5 Things to Do Before March End

Things to do Before Financial Year End Its just 2 weeks before the financial year 2015-16 ends and so we present you with 5 things you should do before this FY ends. 1. File Pending Income Tax Return: Ideally you should have filed your income tax return for FY 2014-15(AY 2015-16) by August 31, 2015. But in case you have not filed […] Continue reading →

LPG Emergency Helpline Number – 1906

LPG Emergency Helpline Number - 1906 In case you have LPG leak dial the LPG Emergency Helpline Number – 1906. This number is uniform across all LPG providers – Hindustan Petroleum, Indane and Bharat Petroleum and was launched on January 1, 2016. The government wanted 3 digit number but due to unavailability of the same – 1906 was chosen. This is […] Continue reading →

Historical Repo Rates in India

RBI Historical Repo Rates in India Repo (Repurchase) rate is the interest rate on which the banks borrow money from RBI (Reserve Bank of India) for their short term needs. These repo rates are fixed by RBI from time to time. Why is Repo Rate Required? Repo rate is one of the tools available with RBI to control the money flow in […] Continue reading →

Dry Days in Delhi for 2014

Dry Days for 2014 Government of Delhi has notified 20 days in 2014 as Dry Days in Delhi. These 20 days include 3 national holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti. Other than these there are 17 festival days which are dry days. What does Dry Day Mean? Many people are confused what happens in dry days. […] Continue reading →