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5 must-have insurance covers to secure your future

Be it your own health or your material possessions like your home, car, jewellery, among other things, protecting yourself and your family against risks is a smart move.

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Looking for a worry-free retired life? Choose this insurance plan

Planning for retirement early in your career allows you to build up a corpus large enough to give you a regular income post-retirement.

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Falling prices: Niti Aayog recommends govt to offer 15-20% of MSP as commission to private traders

Under the current provisions of PPSS, the Centre has left it to the states to decide how to dispose of oilseeds procured by any private trader or processor while agreeing to pay 15% of the MSP as service charge.

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Idea is to sift efficiency-enhancing pricing strategies from predatory pricing strategies

Allegations of new entrants or non-dominant firms indulging in predatory pricing may alternatively be evaluated in a manner similar to merger control.

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Fibre to the home: Shared fibre infrastructure is key

The govt should ease the creation of independent, fibre infrastructure company (-ies) to be used by service providers. This will make the business a low-cost proposition and encourage telecom players to participate

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More sad news: Jewellery industry stares at dark Diwali

World Gold Council India MD Somasundaram PR said imports were much higher than demand over several quarters since Q1 of 2017, but July and August saw imports plunging 60%, reflecting the already weak trade sentiment

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Banks look at steady income to give loans

One of the documents required for home loan application is the last three years of income proof by way of ITR.

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How to get a tax deduction for royalty fees on books

The individual assessee claiming deduction should be resident in India or the assessee should be resident but not ordinarily resident in India.

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Small business listings: Will SME exchanges continue to outshine main board this Diwali

In recent years, SME Exchanges have been buzzing with activities in comparison with the main boards. In the FY 2018 and 2019, a total of 261 SMEs were listed, while 123 were listed on the main boards of BSE and NSE.

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Natural Calamity Insurance: Don’t let a natural disaster dampen your spirits; get your home covered today

Natural calamity insurance compared to home insurance is very cheap in India. Despite this fact, insurance companies report that less than 1% of people who can afford home insurance actually buy a cover for natural calamities

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On fast track: IRCTC shares make stellar debut with 128% listing gains

According to data from the BSE, the stock closed about 7% away from its upper circuit limit of `772.8. The market capitalisation of the company stood at `11,590.4 crore.

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Jet Airways resolution gets new lifeline: Synergy gets more time to finalise plan

The airline was grounded on April 17 after lenders refused to provide emergency funding to continue operations.

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Education 2.0: Over-regulation is choking online learning potential

De-regulating online education will enable employers, universities, and students to combine apprenticeships, degrees, and learning in ways that are currently banned

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Innovative collaboration: India, Netherlands can together contribute towards sufficient food, energy and health for billions

Together, India and Netherlands can contribute towards sufficient energy, water, food and health for billions of people, and further schemes like Ayushman Bharat

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PMC crisis: Commercial banks subject to greater regulatory rigors of RBI

There have been several Committees, which have attempted to streamline the functions and working of cooperative banks in India

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Fighting poverty: Abhijit Banerjee’s Nobel should remind India the importance of scientific fostering

With Abhijit having studied at Kolkata’s South Point School, Presidency College and then at JNU in Delhi, India should be proud of his achievement and remind itself of the importance of science and scientific thinking.

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How to build a portfolio that matches your risk appetite

Spread your investments across asset classes so that the overall risk of your portfolio matches your risk appetite

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Stock corner: Maintain ‘buy’ on Ashok Leylands, target price Rs 79

In the recent past, there have been a lot of reports on government working on a plan to cap the life of vehicles to 10-15 years and set up guidelines and rules to allow structural scrap page of old vehicles.

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GST return filing: New formats may stump taxpayers on adjustment entries

The GST Council in its 27th meeting discussed that the Government is keen to introduce the simplified return design to reduce compliance burden on the trade in keeping with the philosophy of ease of doing business.

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Five reasons why fitness is important for entrepreneurs

We are all aware that having a well-planned fitness regime is beneficial not only for our body but also our mind.

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Black swan moments in India’s real estate sector: Why should you invest now?

Despite the usual ups and downs, there exists a deep-rooted fact that residential property is a sure-fire investment which delivers excellent returns.

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e-Nomination facility for EPF account holders launched: Rules, process, benefits, challenges; All you need to know

The e-Nomination facility can be availed only by the EPF account holders who have an active UAN and mobile number linked and verified with Aadhaar.

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Have under 3,000 followers? Make money as big brands look for ‘nano’ influencers on social media

Casual purchase categories, including beauty, cosmetics, fashion, lifestyle, smartphones and often even other electronics, are among the top categories that make use of the nano-influencers.

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How govt can control sudden spike in prices of onion and tomato

Improving processing and direct buying from fpos could help check large price volatility of vegetable like tomato, onion, potato that export bans and stocking limit

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Firms are turning to people analytics to achieve better efficiencies

Firms are increasingly turning to people analytics to achieve better efficiencies from employees

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Digital platforms need to be robust for compelling people to give up cash

Now that smarter, faster, more secure, cost-effective and transparent channels of digital payments are in place, and the pace of economic formalisation has picked up owing to GST, RBI can confidently pursue its vision of a le

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Don’t obsess over local stents, here’s why

At the heart of the choice of stents is robustness of data behind efficacy claims, not the place of manufacture

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