The Legacy of Sports in Kolkata Adds to the Spirit of the City

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Giving up Maachh (fish) and Mangsho (meat) to cut down their expenses, 85-years old Pannalal Chatterjee and his wife, 76-years old Chaitali Chatterjee live on a shoestring budget. The sacrifice is to save for their World Cup kitty – something that the elderly couple from a middle-class family in Kolkata cannot compromise with. Starting with […]

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How You Can Save Taxes on the Sale of Property in India

Taxes on the Sale of Property in India

“You should have contacted me once before selling the property,” businessman, Mahesh Srinivas’ accountant said. “As per your current tax slab, you will have to pay a tax of 30% on the profit you made from the sale of your property.” Astonished and taken aback, Mahesh, who sold his residential property within a year after […]

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Holi in Kolkata: How the City of Joy Celebrates the Festival of Colours

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“Spring is nature’s way of saying, let’s party!” — Robin Williams. This is essentially the emotion behind the festival of Holi. It is a way of celebrating the vibrant colours of nature that come with the arrival of the spring season. The ‘carnival of colours’ is one of the most prominent festivals in India, which […]

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Women’s Safety in Hyderabad: How Safe is the Pearl City for Women?

Women's Safety in Hyderabad

Choosing a city to live in is a question most women seriously consider in various stages of their lives, be it for education or profession, and even for settling in with a new family. Aspirations apart, the most important factor that women of all ages consider is women’s safety and security in a city. The United […]

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Things You Should Know About Paying Property Tax in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad has been at the forefront of e-governance for quite some time now. As a city known for giant strides in the area of the information technology industry, with major global companies choosing it as the preferred location for India development centre, its government has also simplified paying property tax in Hyderabad online. There are no manual […]

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