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Sujeet Swami Finally Got a Refund of Rs. 33 from IRCTC After Fighting for 2 Years

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Sujeet Swami Got Refund from IRCTC

Well, after reading this, many of you may find this ridiculous while most of you will find that how hard work is done by Sujeet Swami pays him off after such a long gap of two years. In this article, I will tell you about a Kota-based engineer who has managed to get a refund of Rs. 33 after struggling hard with IRCTC for continuous two years over a cancelled ticket.

The amount of Rs. 33 was charged by IRCTC as a service tax even after cancelling the ticket prior to GST implementation. The man, Sujeet Swami told that he booked the ticket in April 2017 which got cancelled by IRCTC in the same month itself and the date of the journey was July 2017. The day after GST was implemented.

So, finally, his hard work and continuous struggle with IRCTC pays him off.

He got his refund back, which is a small amount of Rs. 33 after Rs. 2 deductions by the railway company. He was supposed to receive a total of Rs. 35.

Sujeet Swami

Swami booked the rail ticket on the Golden Temple Mail for Rs. 765. The ticket was on a waiting-list bucket and when he cancelled it, Swami has received a refund of Rs. 665 with a deduction of Rs. 100. Maybe that is the cancellation charges charged to him by the IRCTC.

He further told that “A sum of Rs. 100 was deducted instead of the stipulated Rs. 65. Since, the year 2017, I was given only assurances that the amount would be refunded at the earliest.”

It seems that the company has kept its promise well but after such a long time. The company has clarified that the extra amount of Rs. 35 was deducted by them on account of service tax. IRCTC has later announced that service tax on cancelled rail tickets prior to the GST implementation would be refunded.

Talking further, Swami narrates how he kept on following the matter through RTIs. It was really a long battle for me which I fought for 2 years. My RTIs were getting transferred from one department to another causing more and more delay in the final settlement.

It started from December till April end and now after two years, I have finally received my refunds back. Thankyou IRCTC for the kindness shown!

After a point in time when life seems to be settled and the things that you once desired has been accomplished you try to search for new horizons. One such new horizon was. It was only a year ago that I started this journey and now the journey has become a part of my existence.

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5 Non-profitable Organisations Who Take Care of Retired or Disowned Pets

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Not every animal is lucky who has good owners who would look after them and take care of their each and every need. There are some animals that are left on roads to die as their owners are incapable of taking care of them because of one or other reasons. But thank god there are some famous non-profit organisations around the world that take care of the animals that are disowned, disabled or are suffering from some injuries or problems.

Have a look at some of these organisations who are doing a great job and taking good care of animals.

1. Tabby’s Place, Ringoes, New Jersey (For Cats)

 

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Tabby’s Place is an ideal build by Jonathan Rosenberg after when he came to know about her 15-year old cat Tabby had terminal cancer. To give cats a safe home, he even quit his whole-time job. Currently, the organisation has space for 95 cats and he is planning to build two more building to provide shelter to 400 homeless or disabled cats.

2. Ryerss Farm for aged Equine, Pottstown, Pennsylvania (For Horses)

 

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The farm is located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. It is basically for horses that are either homeless, injured or abused horses. And you know what? This farm is also open for public tours and even one can do internship or volunteering here.

3. Wolfgang2242, Denver, Colorado (For all elderly animals)

 

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Well, this seems like some charitable organisation but it isn’t. This is an Instagram account of Steve Greig, a Denver, Colorado man who opened his home to cure and giver shelter to all the elderly animals. He also promotes senior dog adoption.  Do you know he has nine elderly dogs at his place along with a pig, rabbit, chicken and other animals? His Instagram account has nearly 600,000 followers. Isn’t that great?

You can also read: How to Become a Professional Pet Sitter?

4. Kindred Spirits Animal, Sanctuary Santa Fe, New Mexico (For senior dogs, horses, and Poultry)

It is a home that takes care of senior dogs, horses, and poultry.  The sanctuary is currently home to 20 dogs, 3 horses and a variety of poultry from chickens to Fred and Ethel to peacock named Verdito. The pet home offers all kind of services to take care of senior pets.

5. Home for Life, Stillwater, Minnesota (Dogs and Cats)

 

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Home for Life is a non-profitable organisation that looks after pets that are not even adoptable. The organisation has around 115 dogs and 85 cats that live in a compound consist of multiple buildings. The animals kept here are elderly or disabled or have some other behavioural problems. The best part about this organisation is it has no cages. But they have multiple rooms and protected outdoor areas to ensure the safety of the animals.

So, these were some of the famous homes for pets, especially for them who are unadoptable, injured or have some problems. These organisations are doing great by saving the lives of millions of pets.

You can also read: A boy Transforms Old Tires in Cute Beds For Pets

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This Start-Up is Changing The Face of Real Estate Investment in India, Pay Attention!

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This Start-Up is Changing The Face of Real Estate

Real estate deal is considered as one of the most complicated investments in our country. Owning a property is surely a hectic task but still, it remains the favourite kind of expenditure for people who wish to see their money growing consistently. The stocks and bonds in a company are known as “standard assets” whereas real estate is considered “alternative asset”. An asset which was not in reach of everyone and buying it was quite an expensive deal, until now! Thanks to the young minds at work who are making constant efforts to make the luxury available for everyone in society.

The start-up that we are going to talk about today is making head turns with its unique and progressive investing concept in real estate.

It’s quite a rare instance in life that we come across investments which not only fulfill our dreams but have the natural ability to grow exponentially over time. Agrocorp Landbase, an augmenting corporate with its headquarters in Gurugram, is led by two young pioneers, who started in 2012 with a firm resolution in mind to change the face of the real estate development in India. And so far, they have delivered 7 projects leading them closer towards their ultimate dream. So what this concept is all about?

Agrocorp Landbase

You must have heard about gated residential society or corporate zones in your vicinity. Well, Agrocorp has taken the notion a notch above and set up a gated community of farmhouse land near Bangalore to make the luxury of farmhouses available for everyone. There was once a time when such opulence was only for rich and richer of the society but no more!

Agrocorp has already delivered 7 projects with the same concept in Bangalore and more than 500 families have put their trust in them. They not only provide their clients with a piece of land but take complete responsibility for the maintenance of the community too. The prices are competitive but nothing that an average salaried person cannot afford.

Agrocorp Landbase

The location of these projects is in North Bangalore, which is booming with realty growth and development as you are reading this article. Structured in the surrounding area of major corporates and PSU’s like KIA Motors and BEL, the returns on this investment are bound to get quite high.

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In the words of Agrocorp’s Directors, Ayan Nagpal, and Arush Nagpal, “ Although our projects scream good investment and consistent returns, we wish to remind everyone that our aim is to provide a second home for everyone where they could spend some quality time with their families over the weekend.”

On asking, why they chose North Bangalore only for their venture, they both smile and answer, “ The scenic drive towards these projects are breathtaking. We didn’t wish to provide just an investment opportunity to the people of Bangalore, we also wanted to do everything right to win their hearts too.” Well, seem like they are curating their success story with compelling enthusiasm and determined mindset.

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5 of The Upcoming Missions To Be Launched in Years To Come on Which ISRO is Working Very Hard

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We all have seen how ISRO’s scientists were left heartbroken when they lost touch with the Vikram lander 13 minutes before when it was about to land near the south pole of the Moon. Though Vikram’s performance was absolutely normal until the contact was lost. ISRO has begun analyzing the data to figure out what has actually happened. Seeing all this, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has reinvigorated ISRO’s spirits with his speech in Bengaluru.

This is not the end, ISRO is now gearing up itself to bring some interesting projects in the year to come. Apart from the Chandrayaan Mission, ISRO is planning for some other missions which include Ganganyaan, Aditya-L1, Shukryaan mission, India’s own space station, Mangalyaan 2, etc.

Have a look at them in detail.

1. 2019-2020: Aditya-L1 mission

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Aditya- L1 is a mission that will help scientists and astronomers to study the Sun’s corona and its atmosphere. The mission is set to launch during 2019-2020. This will be the first-ever mission to study the sun that was announced in June last year. The mission is hoping to address the questions which are unanswered till now.

2. December 2021/January 2022: Gaganyaan mission

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Image courtesy: ISRO, The mighty GSLV-MkIII will be the rocket modified with a crew module for the astronauts in the manned mission.

In this mission, India will send astronauts to space on a spacecraft called Gaganyaan by 2022.  This is the biggest space mission so far among others with an investment of Rs. 10,000 crores. The mission is supposed to take place from December 2012 to January 2022.

3. 2022-2023: Mangalyaan-2 (Mars Orbiter Mission-2)

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This is yet another mission by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) between 2022 and 2023. It will make use of aerobraking to lower its initial apoapsis and enter into an orbit more suitable for observations.

4. 2023: Shukrayaan Mission

Shukrayaan Mission

This is a mission which is the study of the atmosphere of Venus.  It will also explore the dense and hot atmosphere of Venus and the surface surrounding it using a probe. The mission is set to launch in 2023.

5. 2023: India’s Space station

India’s Space station

The mission will be launched to conduct microgravity tests by sending humans to space. It will be launched in the year 2023. The Indian government is still working on this project and will submit the details of the plan to them soon. The mission will take up to five to seven years. This is an extension of the Rs. 10,000 crores Gaganyaan mission.

Above mentioned is the list of some of the exciting projects that are streamlined to be launched in the years to come ahead. ISRO is working very hard for these projects to launch them successfully as they involve a heavy flow of investment too. We are quite excited to see them get launched soon. Stay tuned with Gudstory for more updates.

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