The tax scenario for NRIs in India

If you belong to the “salaried” bracket, then you cannot be far away from ‘tax’.  It is part and parcel of your life – for Indians, who reside in India and those who choose be NRIs.  The latter are in a complex space – for they have to deal with two taxation regimes –   in India, and in the ...
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Homeward Bound

Hindu College in Guyana excels in the Caribbean

Reported by Dr. Kumar Mahavir. A private Hindu College/High School continues to excel academically in Guyana (and perhaps the Caribbean), surpassed only by the long-established (1844), State-funded Queen’s College. In the recent CSEC [equivalent to London GCE and Cambridge O’ Level] examinations, Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN) ranked second in the country in attaining more than 10 Grade Ones. Queen’s College                     ...

The ‘Disconnect’ Within Us

Naatak’s Harish Agastya in conversation withleading Indian playwright Anupama Chandrasekhar What is the first thought that comes to you when someone says call centers? Someone named ‘Mike’ you talked to at some point on the phone with a not-so-faint Indian accent? An opinion piece you read in your local newspapers about how outsourcing to countries like India was contributing to ...

Climate Change Summit: Saluer to Paris and abhinandan to Delhi!

One of the biggest terror attacks on France could not deter a truly historical event – the Paris Climate Summit. France has set an example. Nations and governments cannot be intimidated by terror – determination and resolve to deal with the toughest of situations is the real power of the free and civilized world! Has the resolve of the French ...