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Editorial (Dr SS Agarwal, Dr K K Aggarwal)
2nd  July 2016
IDS Scheme
Govt. of India has come out with a new Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 which can be made use by all individuals, HUF, companies, firms, associations of persons etc. Under this Scheme declaration can be made in respect of undisclosed income and investments in any asset representing undisclosed income relating to any financial year up to 2015-16.

This is not an immunity scheme as it has 7.5% penalty. The amounts payable by the declarant will be taxed at 30% on undisclosed income, 7.5% surcharge and 7.5% penalty. Total money paid will be 45%.

The scheme is effective from 1st June and declaration may be filed up to 30th September. As on date, tax surcharge and penalty has to be paid by 30th November, though the Govt. is thinking of extending this time and making payments in three instalments with easy fund flow.
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Practice Updates
Lybrate Question of the Day
A 21-year-old male from Chandigarh asked:
Dear Doctor, While walking at fast pace creates a trouble below my liver part internally. Why is it so? Kindly give me some tips to cure the same.
Dr. Surbhi Agrawal, General Physician, replied:
This is side stitch. Stretching may relieve the pain of a stitch. Reduce pace until pain lessens. Some pain alleviation can be achieved by grabbing an object such as a small rock and clutching it firmly in your hand whilst running... read more
Lybrate SMS of the Day
IMA Lybrate Initiative: See patients online who visit for follow-ups and to discuss lab or test reports. Earn now ethically.  Learn more 
eMedi Humor
Medicolegal Corner
eMedi Quiz
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Lifestyle Updates
 eSpiritual:  Music as a Drug 
Inspirational Story 1Be a Good Friend 
Inspirational Story 2Sand and Stone
Press Release
On the occasion of Doctors Day today, IMA stresses on the need to revive the
 popularity of medicine as a promising career option
Congratulates the recipients of the Dr BC Roy National Award
New Delhi, July 1 2016: On the occasion of Doctors Day, the Indian Medical Association has appealed that all its 2.5 lakh members to act as brand ambassadors of the medical profession and encourage youngsters to take up the profession in the future. They have also stressed on how doctors must never smoke or drink in public since patients look up to them and often follow by example. 
“On the occasion of Doctor’s Day, IMA has appealed to all its doctor members to not give way if they are being forced to accept targets by hospitals. Every doctor is requested to uphold the integrity, dignity and honour of the medical profession.
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IMA Updates

eIMA News Update
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented Dr BC Roy National Awards for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010 at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 1st July 2016 on the occasion of Doctors’ Day.