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Repercussions of a rule
The Muslim law of succession
WE HAVE almost completed our study of the succession to the estate of a Hindu who has not left behind any will specifying a specific mode of devolution to his or her properties. Where a will is written, the will (subject to proof of its contents ...
Planning for safety
A planning strategy facilitating neighbourhood participation in providing security to the area is the need of the times.
Flaws in piped cooking gas system?
This refers to the photograph published along with the article on piped cooking gas supply to kitchen (July 17). The picture shows some basic flaws/weakness in design, which may cause fire accidents:
An entry into the past
Ornamental doors evoke memories of a bygone era, says Ranjani Govind
How green is your housing complex
ECO-FRIENDLY HOMES are the order of the day. They are socially correct, save money and are aesthetically pleasing too. Laurie Baker spawned a whole tradition of green architecture, which keep houses cool in summer, warm in winter, recycle ...
What is the choice of landscape patterns for a vertically-oriented one-acre plot by the sea? Read on.
Breathing new life into the old
Preserving architecture of great value is paramount even as we are confronted with lack of space in cities. "Reborn Buildings" by Arian Mostaedi, offers some solutions on retrieving spaces of the past as locations for new dwellings.
Grandeur in wood
THINK ROSEWOOD, and a picture of royalty and carvings come to the mind. The lavish grandeur of rosewood furniture, so much a part of the Mysore Maharaja family, has in it a stately style of inlay and carving that is being followed for several ...
GUIDELINE VALUES PERIAMET VILLAGE: VEPPERY
Office Bearers elected
Election for the Office Bearers of Chennai Suburban Builders Association was held on July 27, 2004. The following were elected. G. Mohan President A. Jawahar Vice-President S.P. Sathish Babu Secretary V. S. ...
Investment to avoid CGT
Question: I purchased eight acres of agricultural land, classified as punjai land in documents in 1988 for Rs. 42,000. The exact activity on the land was cultivation of paddy and due to lack of water, pulses were grown for some ...
To avail exemption
Question: I purchased a property at Royapuram for Rs. 6 lakhs in 1989. I sold it for Rs.18 lakhs in April 2004. 1) What would the capital gains tax come up to? What will be the rate of capital gains tax chargeable? 2) How much should ...
Owners' Association and tax liabilities
Question: We are an Apartments Owners' Association and it is a registered society under the Registration of Society's Act 1975. The income of the Association includes (1) Maintenance charges collected from its members (2) Rental ...
Queries on Capital Gains tax
We have been receiving numerous queries on computation of capital gains tax on sale of house property. Most queries do not contain the required information for us to answer them correctly. Readers may furnish the following details for us to ...
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