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Barcamp comes to Pune

It seems Barcamp Pune will surely happen in June. I have been involved at the early stages having created the Wiki and the Yahoo group but then stealing time for the event has become increasingly difficult. The present teams of organizers seem to have zeroed in to two venues, both choices are good. The list...

Indic Blogger Awards

Raman informs that Microsoft's BhashaIndia, a portal on Indic language computing featuring the Microsoft solutions, is coming up with its “Indic Blogger Award” for blogs in Indian languages. Boasting of eight categories with 11 Indic languages in the fray this sure will provide the necessary boost to bloggers like us. Wonder if they owe the...

South Asian earthquake victims: You can also help

Only when a natural calamity strikes we realize our limitations. In the recent earthquake that struck India and Pakistan thousands lost their lives and still more await help in the strenuous weather conditions that will only worsen in the wake of ensuing winter. Desipundit is the flag-bearer of a unique initiative by the Indi-blogdom that...

No IT Returns for salaried people. Really?

When it is the Government on the other side, nothing comes to you without the fine print. I came across this interesting comment by a reader on FM’s announcement that the “Salaried class would not be required to file Income Tax returns from next year on provided there was no income from any other source”....