IT

  • Rs 1,381 crore of tax exemption to political parties in 2 years: RTI 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The tax-exempted income of 13 major political parties of the country, in last two years, amount to Rs 1,381 crore, according to an RTI query. Of this the Congress and BJP have cornered around 80 per cent. During 2012-13 and 2013-14, the Congress had a tax- exempted income...
  • Living it up: Polycystic ovarian syndrome on the rise 5 days ago

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the polycystic ovarian syndrome which has today become an epidemic. One in every 15 women have PCOS. PCOS is a common endocrine system disorder among women of reproductic age. ...
  • UP government to utilise e-governance optimally for better services to people: Alok Ranjan October 11, 2014

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government will optimally utilise e-governance to provide better services to people of the state, Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan said. Ranjan said necessary action will be taken on priority to make Uttar Pradesh an e-governance state. He said people will not need to run around government officials...
  • Living it up: Prevent the sitting syndrome October 11, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the sitting syndrome that leads to diabetes, heart diseases, nerve injuries, high cholesterol, insulin resistance and many other health related problems. ...
  • We can once again become bellwether of IT industry: Vishal Sikka October 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Leveraging next generation technologies like artificial intelligence, software services major Infosys is confident of returning to industry-leading growth and regaining its position as the bellwether of the over US dollar 100 billion Indian IT industry. Vishal Sikka, who took over as CEO of the Bangalore-based firm in August, has been...
  • Watch: This little girl can't hold it back anymore. 'Let Me Poop' parody of Frozen's 'Let It Go' is a laugh riot October 7, 2014

    It was waiting to happen with lyrical gems such as 'can't hold it back anymore'. And now a little girl has gone and done it. This parody of Disney's theme 'Let it Go' from the hit film 'Frozen' is a feeling you will instantly identify with. 'Let Me Poop' to the...
  • Living it up: Prevent gym injuries October 4, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on gym injuries and measures to avoid such damages. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh could soon be country's ideal state: Piyush Goyal September 30, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh could emerge as an ideal state because of its growth in sectors like energy, agriculture and IT, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. "The way Madhya Pradesh under the leadership of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is progressing in the field of energy, agriculture, tourism and IT...
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad pitches for self regulation by media September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Pitching for self regulation by the media, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said that great responsibility comes with freedom and flagged issues like paid news, trial by media and fake sting operations as matters which have to be dealt with. He also said that...
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to launch single window portal for taxpayers September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: An updated version of the income tax department website that will be a single window for all online services offered by the department will be launched on Monday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The website will be more userfriendly and robust, so that it can handle many hits at...
  • Living it up: Prevent heart attack or myocardial infarction September 20, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on heart attacks or myocardial infarction. 25 per cent of heart attack deaths occur in people less than 40. India is soon to become the heart attack capital of the world. ...
  • Living It Up: Food Allergy, a problem that can be life threatening September 13, 2014

    More than 200 million children world over have food allergies, according to World Allergy Organisation. CNNIBN, in its latest episode of 'Living It Up', talks about ways to keep children away from such risks. ...
  • Living it up: Treatment options for TB patients September 6, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', we discuss the alarming rise in cases of Tuberculosis. ...
  • Infosys wins 5year IT services deal from BP September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Country's second largest software exporter Infosys on Thursday said it has bagged a fiveyear contract from Europe's second largest oil and gas company, BP to provide IT services. No financial details were provided. Infosys will provide IT services, particularly in areas like application support and development to BP, Infosys said...
  • Living it up: How to take care of your skin August 31, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the connection between healthy skin and a healthy lifestyle. ...
  • If you are a stayathome dad, you definitely need to see these postit notes from a fellow brother August 25, 2014

    Life is not easy for men who are taking care of a baby full time. But this stayathome dad, who is obviously a pro, seems to have it together. A series of amusing postit notes sum up what parenting really is for a man. Props to him for being so...
  • Living it up: Battling antibiotic resistance and hospital acquired infection August 23, 2014

    In this episode of Living it up, CNNIBN shows how harmful bacteria can prove to be leading to antibiotic resistance and hospital acquired infection. ...
  • Watch: This man just raised the bar for best men all over the world with his hilarious best man's speech set to Frozen's 'Let It Go' August 21, 2014

    Joey Boye has just raised the bar for groomsmen all over the world with a best man speech that has gone viral. The 27yearold wrote a hilarious speech titled 'Best Man Joe' and set to viral hit 'Let it go' from Disney's 'Frozen' for his best friend Dominic Clarke's wedding...
  • Living it Up: 10 crore people in India suffer from hypertension August 16, 2014

    Nearly 10 crore people in India suffer from hypertension in India, and survey predicts that another 20 crore people will be afflicted with hypertension by 2020. The World Health Organisation has however said that hypertension is the most easily preventable problem. A healthy lifestyle, less stress and lot of positive...
  • Sensex gains 184 points to close at 2week high August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex extended gains for the fourth straight session on Thursday soaring by 184 points to reclaim the 26,000mark after two weeks as inflation dropped to fivemonth low level and foreign capital inflows rose. The 30share Sensex closed at over twoweek high of 26,103.23, a gain of 184.28 points,...
  • Living It Up: India is the diabetic capital of the world August 10, 2014

    In this episode of Living it Up, we discuss the alarming rise of diabetes in India. Excess sugar may lead to Diabetes. Sugar today is linked to 180,000 deaths. ...
  • I want to play a villain's role more often, he has the most fun in a film: Akshay Kumar August 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Superstar Akshay Kumar says apart from catching up with different styles of comedy, he loves to play negative roles more often. The 'Entertainment' star said it gives him immense joy. "I think the villain always enjoys so much in major part of the film's duration. He fixes up the...
  • Actors singing in films is reflection of versatility: Akshay Kumar July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has supported the growing trend of actors taking to singing in films, saying it shows their versatility. "What is wrong in actors singing a song? In Hollywood people act and sing at the same time... It is a hard thing to do. Earlier only comedians...
  • There are more dog lovers out there than there are action freaks: Akshay Kumar July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Known as an action and comedy star, Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar, who delivered a hit with 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', says he enjoys doing a range of movies for his fans, but loves the 'Heyy Babby' genre of entertainment most. In an interview, Akshay has spoken out...
  • US rapper Will.i.am bags his 10th number one single on the British charts July 14, 2014

    London: US rapper Will.i.am secured his 10th number one in the British singles charts on Sunday, going straight in at the top spot with 'It's My Birthday', the Official Charts Company said. Will.i.am, whose track features 17yearold US singer Cody Wise, earned his first UK chart topper in 2003 as part...
  • IT rates unchanged; sops to small, marginal assesses in Budget July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Budget for 201415 on Thursday left income tax rates unchanged but provided sops to small and marginal assesses by raising the threshold exemption limit from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh and investments under 80C by Rs 50,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh while promising not to...
  • Infosys becomes first IT firm to file sustainability report July 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Global software major Infosys Ltd became the world's first IT firm to file a sustainability report based on the latest global reporting initiative (GRI) framework, the IT bellwether said on Wednesday. "As a valuedriven company, we follow the highest levels of disclosure, besides ensuring compliance with the laws of the...
  • Kolkata: CBI arrests two Income Tax officers in bribery case June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday arrested two senior Income Tax officers from Kolkata in a bribery case. Those in arrest include Joint Commissioner IT, an IT officer and a Chartered Accountant. CBI sleuths have also seized Rs 3 lakh from their possession. The CA had allegedly taken a...
  • National Herald case: Swamy seeks probe against Sonia Gandhi under IT Act June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has now written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking an investigation into the National Herald case under the Income Tax Act. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been named accused in the case and a Delhi court has summoned...