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Budget Roadmap 2021: Income Tax- Salaried class needs new tax sops due to work from home costs

Budget Roadmap 2021: Income Tax- Salaried class needs new tax sops due to work from home costs

19 Jan 2021 1:00 am
National pension scheme: NPS as a tax-saving tool goes beyond Section 80C

Annuity income from 40% of final withdrawal is taxed at a lower rate due to lower income after retirement, thus bringing NPS close to the EEE label of tax exempt at all three stages

19 Jan 2021 12:45 am
Bajaj Allianz Life strengthens agency channel

The company's agency channel has become one of the the fastest-growing channels with a 23% year-on-year growth in December. The company added over 3,000 agents in the month alone.

19 Jan 2021 12:30 am
ZEE Entertainment appoints Nimisha Pandey to head Hindi Originals for ZEE5

Nimisha Pandey will be responsible for creating quality original content for ZEE5

18 Jan 2021 8:53 pm
Startup Talk: WhiteHat Jr founder & CEO Karan Bajaj shares how he rapidly scaled up the ed-tech coding company

In 2018, Bajaj left Discovery to start WhiteHat Jr (WhiteHat incidentally is a term used for ethical hackers), because he felt he loves to build things.

18 Jan 2021 7:49 pm
IAMAI India Digital Summit: Watch IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad speak on digital Atmanirbhar Bharat

Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express, will be in conversation with Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the inaugural address of the summit and later on Day 1 with Paytm Founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma.

18 Jan 2021 7:35 pm
82.5 Communications bags the creative mandate for Slice

The account will be handled by the agency's Bengaluru office

18 Jan 2021 6:05 pm
XAT 2021 Results declared: Heres where to download scorecard

XAT 2021 Results: Names of the shortlisted candidates for the interview will be posted on

18 Jan 2021 6:01 pm
ICSI CSEET results from January 2021 exams out: Heres how to check subject-wise marks

All candidates have to download e-result-cum-marks statement from the website, no physical copy of the marks statement will be sent to the candidates

18 Jan 2021 5:25 pm
Apple could bring back Parler to App Store if it makes these changes, says Tim Cook

After removing the popular social network Parler from the App Store, Apple is now considering bringing it back however it comes with a catch.

18 Jan 2021 5:21 pm appoints Arjun Bhatia as chief marketing officer

Prior to, he served in leadership roles at Samsung India Electronics, IBM, Motorola and ITC Limited

18 Jan 2021 5:15 pm
Modi government creates record! Completes construction of 534 kilometres National Highway in one week; details

In the current financial year 2020-21, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry has constructed 8,169 kilometres of National Highways from April 2020 to 15 January 2021, i.e. with a speed of around 28.16 kilometres per day.

18 Jan 2021 4:56 pm
Indian Railways connectivity to Statue of Unity! Kevadiya becomes nations first Green station; Check details

The newly built Kevadiya station is the nation's first railway station with a Green Building certification.

18 Jan 2021 4:33 pm
Budget 2021 Expectations: MSMEs seek extension of credit guarantee scheme, interest subvention coverage

Budget 2021 Expectations: MSMEs seek extension of credit guarantee scheme, interest subvention coverage

18 Jan 2021 4:08 pm
Committed to user privacy: WhatsApp puts up status update after delaying privacy policy

The new policy update is delayed till May 15 and no account will be suspended on February 8.

18 Jan 2021 3:59 pm
Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election Results LIVE: Shiv Sena takes lead against BJP

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election Results Live News Update: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in the western state had taken place on Friday.

18 Jan 2021 3:03 pm
ESG, elections, fiscal support: 6 macro factors to watch as India plans to vaccinate 30 crore people

If the year 2020 was truly a head-spinning year, a year like no other, 2021 will be an exhilarating albeit bumpy one.

18 Jan 2021 2:55 pm
Wavemaker India retains the media mandate of Zydus Wellness

Wavemaker has been the media agency on record for Zydus Wellness since 2013

18 Jan 2021 2:45 pm
Budget 2021 Expectations: Travel, Tourism sector expects pathbreaking Union Budget for post-Covid recovery

Budget 2021 Expectations: Travel, Tourism sector expects pathbreaking Union Budget for post-Covid recovery

18 Jan 2021 2:45 pm
Developers looking at more professionalism, timely delivery of realty projects in 2021

Real estate has seen infusion of a lot of technology and new marketing strategies in the recent past and the year 2021 is most likely to see a new wave of efficiency with higher deliveries of properties and even more professionalism in the sector.

18 Jan 2021 2:24 pm
Union Budget 2021: Need higher focus on demand revival, boost in growth engines to spur Covid-battered economy

Union Budget 2021: Need higher focus on demand revival, boost in growth engines to spur Covid-battered economy

18 Jan 2021 2:21 pm
Shaurya: A musical extravaganza in Kashmir

Having been under the shadow of the gun, Jammu and Kashmir has suffered tremendously for the last decades. While the resultant violence coupled with frequent and prolonged shutdowns called for separatists has affected one and all.

18 Jan 2021 2:09 pm
Zombie film fans better equipped to deal with Covid-19 pandemic, shows study

Miniscule number of zombies infect other characters in the film just like few Coronavirus patients infected huge swathes of the population with the lethal virus. The scare and fear among the uninfected characters in the film mirrors the mask-clad, sanitiser-wielding people during the Covid-19 pandemic.

18 Jan 2021 2:09 pm
Union Budget 2021 and tax administration 3.0: Ushering in next generation of reforms

Union Budget 2021 and tax administration 3.0: Ushering in next generation of reforms

18 Jan 2021 2:01 pm
18 Jan 2021 1:54 pm
Mukesh Bansals buys US-based personal trainer app Onyx to strengthen international offering

The most funded healthtech startup had recently entered the US market with its energy-meter technology that allows the smartphone camera to track users movements while they follow guided content from trainers.

18 Jan 2021 1:51 pm
83 indigenous Tejas jets for the IAF: What does it mean for the nation?

Over the years the IAF has been dealing with dwindling aircraft strength even as the threat of a two front war hangs over its head.

18 Jan 2021 1:29 pm
Ladakh Standoff: Chinese dilemma when the snow melts?

China has got a new commander for the Western Theatre Command. Gen Zhang Xudong is new to the theatre and obviously is getting in to picture.

18 Jan 2021 1:17 pm
IRCTC to resume food supply: Soon, Indian Railways passengers can enjoy hot & healthy meals while travelling

The e-catering services of Indian Railways will be restarted soon at Kolkata, Sealdah, Howrah, Asansol, Malda, Durgapur and Bhagalpur railway stations under the jurisdiction of the ER zone.

18 Jan 2021 1:16 pm
Congress demands JPC probe into alleged WhatsApp chats between Partho Dasgupta and Arnab Goswami

The Congress has sought an investigation by a Joint Parliamentary Committee into WhatsApp chats between Arnab Goswami and Partho Dasgupta, former CEO of BARC.

18 Jan 2021 1:09 pm
Train to Nepal: Boost for railway connectivity with the Himalayan neighbour! Check details

After Bijalpura, the new railway line will be developed till Bardibas after the Nepal Government hands over land for the railway project.

18 Jan 2021 1:09 pm
Police to decide: Supreme Court refuses to pass orders on Centres plea against proposed Republic Day tractor parade

In its pleas before the Supreme Court, the Centre through Delhi Police has sought injunction on the proposed tractor rally at Republic Day on January 26.

18 Jan 2021 12:58 pm
Mirum India to provide marketing cloud services to Careers360

The agency will be responsible for onboarding and implementation of Salesforce Marketing Cloud solution

18 Jan 2021 12:54 pm
Kota coaching institutes, armed with UV sanitisers and health monitoring app, open campuses today

On January, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot decided to reopen schools, colleges and coaching centres from Monday taking into account the declining number of Covid-19 cases in the state

18 Jan 2021 12:09 pm
We are long way from a place where enough women will be in workplace for gender diversity to be obsolete

Only 5.8 per cent of S&P 500 companies have women CEOs. I am sure it is not because there are only 30 talented high achieving women who deserve to reach the top rung. Rather, the cards are stacked in a manner that is so skewed that it makes it much tougher for women to make it till the end and to the top.

18 Jan 2021 12:02 pm
Kapil Sibal says no clarity yet on elections for Congress President

In the letter, Congress leaders had suggested decentralisation of power, empowerment of state unit elections to the organisation at all levels, and urgent constitution of a central parliamentary board.

18 Jan 2021 12:01 pm
Covid-19 India vaccination update: With or without Co-WIN, Maharashtra to resume vaccination from Tuesday

The decision from the Maharashtra government comes in the wake of the Union government asking states to start the vaccination with or without the Co-WIN app in regions which have encountered the technical glitches in the software.

18 Jan 2021 11:56 am
Online fashion retailing to play a significant role in the new normal

The New Normal is here for a long stay, and like every trade, the fashion retail business exposed incredible agility in adjusting to the demands of the current time.

18 Jan 2021 11:53 am
After 10 months, govt schools in Delhi reopen for Class 10 and 12 students with Covid-19 precautions

In the view of board examinations to be conducted this year, the Delhi government gave its go-ahead to schools for resuming classes for Class 10 and Class 12 students in the national capital.

18 Jan 2021 11:36 am
5 investing mantras for equity market investors in 2021

While investors are optimistic about markets in 2021 with a vaccine being expected to launch this year, predicting how the markets will move in 2021 is difficult.

18 Jan 2021 11:35 am
5 intelligent tips on financial planning in the New Year

The beginning of 2021 is also the time when you should plan to overcome any financial setbacks that were brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.

18 Jan 2021 11:27 am
HDFC Bank share price hits new 52-week high on jump in Q3 net profit; should you buy?

HDFC Bank share price gained 2.3 per cent to hit a fresh 52-week high of Rs 1,500 apiece on BSE today. The bank reported an 18.1 per cent on-year growth in net profit at Rs 8,758 crore.

18 Jan 2021 11:07 am
Supreme Court to hear Centres plea seeking stay on proposed Republic Day tractor rally

On Sunday, Yogendra Yadav said that farmers will carry out a tractor parade on the Outer Ring Road in Delhi on Republic Day. The parade will be very peaceful. There will be no disruption of the Republic Day parade. The farmers will put up the national flag on their tractors, he said.

18 Jan 2021 11:04 am
IRFC IPO opens; should you subscribe for the listing gains or long-term gains?

The Rs 4,633-crore Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) initial public offer opened today for subscription, in the price band of Rs 25-26 apiece.

18 Jan 2021 9:59 am
Covid 19 India vaccination Day 3 LIVE update: India vaccinates record number of people, 3 hospitalised

Covid 19 Vaccine India update: On January 16, India recorded the highest number of Covid vaccination and the numbers are more than many other countries, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement.

18 Jan 2021 9:32 am
Work That Speaks | Ad Reviews | 11 to 17 Jan 2021

Brands that cut through: Jos Alukkas, Cadbury, Laadli, Pampers, Dabur, Future Generali, Unwanted 21 Days, Pee Buddy, Cars24

18 Jan 2021 9:00 am
Stocks in focus today: HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries, Wipro, IRFC, Mindtree, Indiabulls Real Estate

Nifty futures were trading 35.50 points or 0.25 per cent down at 14,423 on Singaporean Exchange, suggesting a gap-down opening for BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 on Monday

18 Jan 2021 8:49 am
Share Market LIVE: Sensex, Nifty stare at negative start on Monday; IRFC IPO opens for subscription today

Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were likely to open in the negative territory on the first day of the week

18 Jan 2021 8:05 am
Meat delivery biz heats up

Online meat delivery platforms clock growth during the pandemic

18 Jan 2021 7:18 am