ULIP: A tax saving gift that keeps on giving

Although one should allocate funds across different options - equity and debt, youngsters with aggressive risk profiles may consider investing more in equity funds in the initial years of the policy.

ULIP: A tax saving gift that keeps on giving News

Affordable luxury housing to gain momentum in 2019

2019 is expected to see significant growth and development in the affordable luxury segment, which will continue to experience a massive transformational shift.

real estate, affordable housing, Affordable luxury housing in 2019, real estate trends, real estate investment, real estate in india News

Investing in stock market? Ten rules to keep in mind at all times

Bob Farrell is a market veteran of over five decades and did study fundamental analysis under Gramm and Dodd, Warren Buffett’s teachers, but eventually became a trader.

Stock Tips, Stock Market Tips, Cheaper Stocks, High Return, Invest & Return, 100 Rupee Stocks, Low Cost Investment, Share Market News

On the block: SBI puts Rs 15,431 cr Essar assets on sale; reserve price at Rs 9,588 cr

Reserve price at Rs 9,588 cr is a steep 38% haircut, which is higher than the27% hit that the bank would take post recovery through IBC.

sbi,essar News

Skoda India profit after tax plunges 66% in FY18

Skoda Auto India, the local arm of the Czech carmaker, has reported a 66.21% decline in its profit after tax to Rs 22.18 crore during the financial year ending March 2018, hit by higher expenses and lower financial support fr

skoda, skoda auto india, automobile sector, automobile industry News

India’s loan conundrum points to a huge miscalculation on both sides of the transaction

The failure of a loan usually represents miscalculation on both sides of the transaction or distortion in the lending process itself, and India’s miscalculations and distortion in dealing with lending risks is a work in pro

loan, economy, transactions News

The changing status quo of e-commerce

Last year was interesting for e-commerce, with companies expanding services, global expansions becoming a reality, consolidation playing out, and players being funded to create deeper pockets.

ecommerce sector, e commerce industry, e commerce News

Everything you need to know about the longest government shutdown in the US history

The partial US shutdown, which started on December 22, 2018, reached its 26st day on Wednesday, with no resolution in sight yet.

us, us dollar, us economy News

Analyst Corner: Karnataka Bank credit cost to be high; retain ‘hold’

Higher treasury income and less-than-expected credit costs led to strong profit growth for Karnataka Bank.

karnataka bank, banking sector, banking industry News

Freight rates in January come off up by to 2%

Despite an increase of Rs 2 per litre in the price of diesel over the last 10 days, truck rentals have come off by 1.5-2%.

freight rates, trucks News

Say hello to the new Google My Business app

Today, mobiles have become the centre of our universe.

google, google my app News

PM Modi-led panel meets January 24 to select new CBI director

The high-powered committee which ousted Alok Verma as CBI Director on January 10 will meet on January 24 to select his successor.

M Nageswara Rao , cbi, pm narendra modi News

Have a low credit score? Here’s what you can do this year to fix it

Your credit score is not just a number but an indication of your financial health and a lender looks at it to get an understanding of your loan repayment behaviour and credit worthiness.

credit score, cibil score, credit history, credit score check, cibil score check, how to check credit score, how to build credit score News

New agriculture export policy needed to double up farmers income by 2022

With disaggregated farm holdings, there exists a great deal of heterogeneity in a single product produced by different farmers. This indicates the need for developing effective pre-harvest linkages to boost exports.

niti aayog, agriculture sector, agriculture industry News

Modi government flagship Saubhagya scheme achieves 95% target; universal electricity access close to reality

On the eve of 2019, the dashboard of Saubhagya scheme reflected 95% achievement of the target, indicating remarkable progress in a relatively short period of time.

power sector, power industry, Saubhagya scheme News

Tech function needs to become ‘digital’

Technology has taken the seat at the table in boardrooms, where it is expected to play the role of a business strategy partner, rather than a back office caretaker.

digital, digital sector, digital industry News

Blockchain, AI providing traction to India’s crowdfunding platforms

Although crowdfunding in India is at a nascent stage, with only 15 notable crowdfunding platforms (CFPs), the concept holds immense potential for the country’s startup ecosystem.

world bank, blockchain News

Costly Policy: Why India’s MSP hike is kosher for WTO?

India has a huge policy space in terms of further hikes in MSP.

agriculture, agriculture sector, agriculture industry News

Lanco Infratech Liquidation: Bankrupt EPC firms under IBC feel heat

Already heavily indebted to lenders during bankruptcy, such firms are left with almost nothing under insolvency process.

ibc, nclt News

Read fine print in home loan contract for hidden charges

If you have availed loan on a floating rate basis, with the change in MCLR/ erstwhile bank PLR, interest rate should be reset automatically.

home loan, real estate sector, real estate industry News

Industrial IoT, the next stage in manufacturing and engineering services, makes factories smarter

This facet of technology is expected to be the next evolutionary stage in manufacturing and engineering services.

technology, iot, technical industry News

3 expectations of agri and food-tech startups from this year’s budget

The industry is still evolving and has scope for increasing mechanisation, better warehouse management, forward and backward integration and cost reduction.

Budget 2019 News

Army Day: Complete harmonization of the political and military aims necessary for India’s global strategic growth

As General Bipin Rawat enters his last year as the Army Chief, he will be conscious that he needs to set in motion his ambitious plans to restructure the Indian Army.

Army Day, General Bipin Rawat, army chief, Integrated Battle Groups, artificial intelligence, robotics, Advanced weapon systems News

Tech trends that will impact insurance industry in 2019

The continuous innovations in the marketplace along with digital interactions across various channels are transforming and modernizing the insurance industry as well.

Insurance, insurance industry, tech trends, 2019, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology News

Restructuring of the Indian Army is critical

While the transformation of the army to a leaner force has generally been supported, criticism has also been levelled that the restructuring is being driven primarily due to budgetary constraints. It is thus not a result of a

Defence News

Jobs on fast lane: Auto sector growth proof of sound jobs growth

The transport sector alone has contributed almost 3.4 million jobs in FY18, with a further 2.8 million jobs created in the 9 months ended December 31, 2018

Opinion News

University 4.0 will bridge cost barriers

It ends an apartheid and will encourage diverse institutional responses on purpose, structure, financing, delivery, modularity, and governance

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