Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees
Firefighters winched from helicopters to reach the cluster of fewer than 200 Wollemi Pines in a remote gorge in the Blue Mountains a week before a massive wildlife bore down, national parks and wildlife service director David Crust said. The firefighters set up an irrigation system to keep the so-called dinosaur trees moist.
Australia firefighters save rare trees from ruin
Australian authorities say a specialist firefighting team was able to help save prehistoric pine trees from wildfires which burned nearby. (...
Amfi pitches for debt-linked saving schemes in Budget
The industry body has also demanded that the government recognise mutual funds (MFs) as specified long-term assets, qualifying for Long-Term Capital Gains (LTCG), as well as bring ULIPs of life insurance companies and equity MF schemes on par.
HDFC Bank PAT grows on other income, asset quality weakens: Key Q3 takeaways
Net non-performing assets (NNPAs) were at 0.48 per cent of net advances for the Dec quarter.
Watch: Indian Army's Jawans saved life of a Kashmiri Civilian
Tariq Iqbal of Lacchipura Kashmir hit by snow slide. Alert & quick action by nearest Army Post ensured recovery of both. Tariq was rescued a...
Tax-saving guide for FY 2019-20
In our hurry to complete the tax-saving exercise before the end of the financial year, we end up making expensive mistakes. Here is a handy guide to set you on the right path.
Solar plant set up at NIT-Agartala to save on power bill
Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (MHRD), Sanjay Dhotre formally inaugurated the solar power plant, sanctioned by the union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
ELSS, PPF, NPS, ULIP: which is the best option to save taxes under Section 80C?
We have compiled the features of these investment options - both the qualitative and quantitative data - that would help you to compare and find the best tax-saving option for you.
How to maximise benefits of savings bank account
The savings bank account is typically used to deposit money in a safe place and it has many benefits. For instance, it works as a person’s cash management system. Third-party utility bill payments, loan EMIs, insurance premium can be paid seamlessly.
Air India cost saving plans to add over Rs 700 crore per annum, as govt readies plan to divest stake
While one initiative of moving to one ticket booking software for domestic flight bookings would save about Rs 519 crore in 2020, the other initiative of putting a bigger aircraft on Delhi-London route and smaller Dreamliner on Delhi-Washington route would add about Rs 100 crore to airline’s bottom line.
Over 1,200 exporters untraceable; government saves Rs 350 crore fake IGST refund
The department has reasons to consider that nefarious elements among the customs broker community may be connected with these frauds, involving fictitious entities, existing only in virtual space through identity thefts with fake and morphed documents, according to sources.
Amfi proposes a 17-point budget wish list
Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) has proposed several points for the Budget 2020 to help take Indian mutual fund Industry to next orbit of growth.
This tortoise single-handedly saved its species with its sex drive
A tortoise, that helped save its species from extinction by having hundreds of children, will soon be released into the wild on his native Espanola Island after officials said the programme — which recruited Diego from San Diego Zoo four decades ago - has been a success. Around 40% of the new tortoises on the island are Diego’s descendents.
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