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Year: 2017

Energy Conservation Tips

Energy Conservation Tips

Energy Conservation is the foundation of energy independence, thus follow the following: Switch off lights and electrical goods when not required. Use day light as far as possible in office and house. Paint the inner walls and ceiling with light colour in your house. Defrost the refrigerators regularly and do not open the refrigerator door frequently. Use CFLs/LED instead of GLS lamps.  Keep lamps and lights fixtures dust free. Use electronics chokes instead of ordinary chokes in tube lights. Use…

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Steps to be taken in case of Gas Leak

Steps to be taken in case of Gas Leak

Precautionary measures in case of Gas Leak Don’t Smoke or strike a match Don’t turn on light Don’t operate any electrical appliance Don’t use a lighter Don’t use a cell phone or telephone Don’t start any vehicle in the area of a plausible gas leak Alert others and leave immediately Open doors and windows Call the fire department, cops or gas company from another location Helping Burn Victims Run cool, not cold water over the burnt area Don’t immerse severe…

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Indian Railways Acronyms

Indian Railways Acronyms

CAN CANCELLED CNF CONFIRM RAC RESERVATION AGAINST CANCELLATION WL WAITLIST RLWL REMOTE LOCATION WAITLIST PQWL POOLED QUOTA WAITLIST RSWL ROAD-SIDE WAITLIST REL RELEASED NR NO ROOM NOSB NO SEAT BERTH WEBCAN Railway Counter Ticket: Passenger has been cancelled over internet and refund has not been collected. WEBCANRF Railway Counter Ticket: Passenger has been cancelled over internet and refund has been collected. GNWL General Waitlist TQWL Tatkal Waitlist  


Colours of Hazard

Colours of Hazard

Chemicals compounds used as colourants in fireworks, and their impact on health. Blazing Reds Lithium Compounds Toxic, irritating fumes when burnt Glittering Greens Barium Nitrate Can irritate respiratory tract, have possible radioactive fallout Brilliant Whites Aluminium Contact dermatitis, bio-accumulation Blues Copper Compounds Cancer risk, bio-accumulation Glitters Effects Antimony sulphide Toxic smoke, possible carcinogen   OTHER COMPOUNDS Sulphur Dioxide Acid rain Potassium Nitrate Carcinogenic, toxic dust Ammonium / Potassium Perchlorate Contaminate ground water, may cause thyroid problems Lead Dioxide / Nitrate…

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Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India

Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India

Manufacturer/Service Providers/Trader whose annual turnover is below Rs. 20 Lakh* need not pay any GST and need not register. Those with annual turnover upto Rs. 75 Lakh# can opt for composition scheme in which case the tax rates will be as follows: GST Rate of Composition Traders – 1% Manufacturers – 2% Restaurants – 5% In service sector, Composition Scheme for manufacturers of tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes, pan-masala & ice-cream and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa….

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