Long distance trains to have Free Emergency Medical Services

If you have travelled in long distance Indian trains, I am pretty sure you would have realized the requirement of an Emergency Medical Service in the train, if you dint feel it for yourself may be for a fellow passenger. Consider a train journey which is more than 20 hours long, leave aside someone who isn’t well already before boarding ...

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HC : Identify students with learning disorders and counsel them

Looks like Indian education system will have to realize that teaching is not just to teach what is inside the books but they need to look around why the students are not prforming well and counsel them if there is any learning disorder found. Payel Sarkar, suffering from Dyslexic, won a case againts her school which barred her from appearing  ...

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What’s inside Airbus 320 of Air India

Airbus A320 is one of the most comfortable 140 seater with ample space wide seats and now its a part of Air India.  Here is the list of facilities available inside A 320 20 seats in Executive Class and 120 seats in Economy Class.  The cabin is spacious and the seats are wide and comfortable.  Equipped with the Thales i3000 entertainment system.  Passengers flying ...

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IIM CALL = 70% in SSC + 70% in HS + 90% in CAT

 The call from Indian Institute Of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) will not be for all. IIMA’s percentile has come down from 99.3% to 99% this year. But they also have included other criteria. If you need a call from IIMA what you need to have as eligibility is 70% in SSC + 70% in HS +90% in CAT. All other formalities ...

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Railway Freight decision awaits

Keeping in mind the inflation, our Railway Minister, Mamta Banerjee in consideration with Finance Minister wants to withdraw the decision of levying service tax on rail freight. In the Union Budget it was decided of levying service tax of 10.3% on “service provided in relation to transport of goods by rail” with effect from April 1.  Last financial year also ...

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Nissan’s Micra : Another Small Car coming to India

Since last year Indian Car industry is flodded with small cars right from Tata Nano to  Reva and now its turn for Nissan’s Micra, which has  Nissan’s new V platform, a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine which will produce only 115g/km of CO2 emissions according to the stats. The care was demoed in the Geneva Motor Show. The car will start manufacturing in ...

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Water found on Moon : Chandrayaan did it

Nasa has confirmed that Chandrayaan-1 lunar spacecraft has identified thick deposits of water-ice near the Moon’s north pole and there lot of water out there but it is mixed with other compunds found in Moon’s Environment. As they State : NASA’s Mini-SAR instrument, a lightweight, synthetic aperture radar, found more than 40 small craters with water ice. The craters range ...

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Tata bringing Electric Nano

We already been hearing Tata Working on greener solution by testing hydrogen fuel drive busses but seems like this post @ mnn is pointing to an electical version of Tata Nano to be around soon or is already oout ( Cant find any official announcement yet ). Update : “The electric Nano will be launched in Europe in two-and- a-half ...

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How Budget has impacted Insurance Plans

Like many other segments, insurance plans do have an impact on Aaam Admee for paying service tax.  Finance Minister Mr. Pranab Mukharjee has proposed to remove service tax which was collected on Insurance schemes except from ones which include FMC which will result in lower premium which is a good news. What is FMC ? FMC stands for Fund Management charges which is charged when there is ...

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Purpose Code introduced for PayPal Indian Banks Transfer

Looks the problem which was going on in between PayPal and RBI has found a solution now. According to recent post on PayPal Blog,Farhad Irani has  declared and also introduced “Purpose Code”  which will be required when any body wants to make transfer of money from PayPal to Indian Bank account.  Our speculation was pretty much right about RBI fine tuning things. ...

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