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She was a simple homely girl from a small town who had many dreams. He was a simple guy with a successful career. Fate brought them together, he fell in love and she accepted her feelings for him too. She looked upon him as her everything. He understood her more than anyone. He wanted to provide everything that was good for her. She wanted to do everything that can make him happy.
He wanted her to grow out of shadows of in-home life and become self-dependent. He wanted her to learn how to face the harsh reality of society and make a career, so if anything happens to him in the future, she can survive. He was constantly guiding her and often even cautioned her when she made mistakes. He was molding her for her own good. She was getting success and many people were showing interest in her. Read More …
A water bearer had two large pots, each hung on each end of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, and while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water at the end of the long walk from the stream to the master’s house, the cracked pot arrived only half full.
For a full two years, this went on daily, with the bearer delivering only one and a half pots full of water in his master’s house. Of course, the perfect pot was proud of its accomplishments, perfect to the end for which it was made. But the poor cracked pot was ashamed of its own imperfection and miserable that it was able to accomplish only half of what it had been made to do.
After two years of what it perceived to be a bitter failure, it spoke to the water bearer one day by the stream. Read More …
Many changes have come about in income tax-filing rules, but digitisation has simplified the process
It’s that time of the year when individual taxpayers have to file their annual income tax return (ITR), the last date for submission being July 31. Various changes in tax returns were introduced in the Budget and ITR forms have accordingly changed. ITR filings have been increasingly getting digitised and user-friendly. Scores of taxpayers who were earlier reluctant to file ITRs on their own are now doing the process by themselves. Here’s all you need to know to be able to file your ITR on your own this year.
WHAT HAS CHANGED?
Srishti lives and works in the USA. She checked her Form 26AS online and found out that a TDS entry of Rs 20,000 is mentioned. This TDS had been deducted at 30% on interest earned by her in her NRO account. Srishti has no other income in India.
Does Srishti have to pay any tax in India, and is she required to file an income tax return?
Whether your income will be taxed in India or not, depends upon your residential status.
First, let’s find out Srishti’s residential status. Read More …
They say love comes in all shapes, colours and sizes, well! That is true. While can be blooming, glittery and sparkling, love can also at times be toxic and dark. It is because love is always associated with people and people are never black and white. There are a lot of grey areas too.
Here is a compiled list of different shades of love that we often experience in our entire lifetime.
The puppy love: Usually it is also called as the high school romance love. Here, everything is viewed through a pink-tinted glass. There is no responsibility only fun! The puppy mushy love is often the most innocent type of love we ever experience. But, some of us grow out of it pretty soon. Read More …
A worker in a refrigeration company one night entered a huge refrigeration container to do routine work. The door accidentally closed leaving him trapped inside. He screamed for hours in desperation. Inside the container, he began to feel colder and weaker. Using his tools, he wrote on the wall of the container, “I am feeling colder and getting weaker. I am dying and these may be my last words.”
Early morning, co-workers found him dead. They remarked, “This man worried himself to death. He could have waited for us till morning.” The refrigerating container had actually broken down ten days earlier.
Worries, doubts, and anxieties are a normal part of life. It’s natural to worry about an unpaid bill, an upcoming job interview, or Read More …
My journey began on the 30th of January when I boarded the Air India flight, crossed the sea and set foot in Bahrain at around 9 AM (Bahrain time). As soon as I got off I could feel the chills, which was totally different from my hometown. I got my visa stamped at the Airport and was later accompanied by the company driver who dropped me to my accommodation at Manama. The rest of my day went by resting.
31st January 2019 was the most special day of my life and the beginning of a new journey, with my new job and new responsibilities. I got to meet new people and liked the workplace and it was indeed a good start. Ever heard of “a home away from home” that’s what it feels like every Friday playing cricket at 6.30 in the morning with my Mangalorean friends. Well, the shopkeeper at the store I always go to is a Mangalorean too. Read More …
Two tear drops were floating down the river of life. One teardrop asked of the other, “Who are you?” It answered, “I was shed by a girl who loved a man and lost him. And who are you?” The first teardrop replied, “Well, I was shed by the girl who got him!”