I heard about yet another nutcase today. This one is called Asaram Bapu and he goes around calling himself a “Godman”, which is “polite speak” for conman, thug and all manner of dirt. This chappie seems to have a good long history of wrong doing, thereby proving that not only is he a nutcase conman but also much more foolish than the average conman.… Read the rest
One feature I would love to see in ICICIDirect’s implementation of MF SIPs is the ability to query the list of existing SIPs in different ways. This screen shot shows what exists now:
This page is a just a list of active SIPs.… Read the rest
I have used ICICIDirect for a long time and have watched with interest and appreciation their continuous efforts to innovate and improve the end user experience. Their platform was the first to offer many new features like SIPs in Mutual Funds.… Read the rest
Increased contribution to Provident Fund to reduce take-home pay of Employees
The Employee Provident Fund Office (EPFO), which is under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, has issued a circular on November 30th 2012, which deals with the components of salary to be included while calculating PF contribution.… Read the rest
Hyderabad comes in 3rd place in the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2012 – Top 10 Cities. First is San Francisco with Amsterdam holding 2nd place.
Lonely Planet says:
Hyderabad was once the capital of a filthy-rich princely state. After India’s independence, the palaces and pleasure gardens were sold off, built over and looted, and you had to be really sharp to see the city’s beauty.… Read the rest
The Juhu Progressive Association is conducting their first Durga Puja this year at the playground next to Ecole Mondiale World School. It is a 5 day program till Dashami on Wednesday.
In addition to doing the Pua the right way, they also have cultural programs every evening.… Read the rest