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Exponent to pilot rapid charging for e-three-wheelers

Exponent CEO said fast-charging scores over battery swapping and slow-charging on many cost and utility parameters

8 Aug 2022 12:19 am
In the worksPLI scheme for offshore wind turbines

Talks are underway among the relevant departments, including the ministry of new and renewable energy and NITI Aayog (for a PLI for offshore wind turbine). However, no decision has been taken yet, an official aware of the matter said

8 Aug 2022 12:12 am
Malaysias Petronas eyes green energy projects in India

Malaysian energy giant may buy up to 49% at the project level.French energy giant Total and Thailands PTT Group have already established a significant presence in Indias green energy sector

8 Aug 2022 12:02 am
SBI hopes rising yields will drive companies to banks

SBIs corporate loan book grew 10.6% from a year earlier to 8.74 trillion as of 30 June, accounting for 35.7% of its total advances

7 Aug 2022 11:48 pm
The anatomy of Scripboxs success

Today, our customers are in the 40-45 age group. Our target is  the 35-55 age range,  managing between  15 lakh and 2 crore, says Atul Shinghal, Founder and CEO, Scripbox

7 Aug 2022 10:37 pm
What a personal loan costs you

Here are some personal loan rates and other costs of the top private and public sector banks in India

7 Aug 2022 10:24 pm
How is tax calculated on sale of apartment?

Section 54 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, provides for deduction against the long-term capital gain (LTCG) arising from the sale of a residential house being held for more than two years

7 Aug 2022 10:15 pm
How to evaluate and select an asset manager

Asset managers rely on methods traditional used for evaluating investments in mutual funds

7 Aug 2022 10:09 pm
2.7 million power engineers to protest against Electricity Amendment Bill

AIPEF said that the bill would allow licenses to be given to more than one distribution company in the same area which would allegedly favour the private companies and hurt government discoms

7 Aug 2022 9:17 pm
Shale drillers warn of higher costs as they report record profits

Many companies in oil patch are boosting their budgets to cope with soaring prices of raw materials and services

7 Aug 2022 8:52 pm
The first credit card: What young adults (and parents) should know

We answer commonly asked questions. Among them: Why get a credit card at all?

7 Aug 2022 8:30 pm
McDonalds customers love saladswho knew?

Burger chain faces pushback after it lets franchisees shed the greenery. Just please bring it back.

7 Aug 2022 8:18 pm
Feel like the internet ate your creativity? Heres how these famous artists got it back

Photographer Eric Hart, Jr., novelist Gary Shteyngart and other creative thinkers explain how they tune out digital distractions and let their minds wander

7 Aug 2022 6:53 pm
Telecom industry needs tariff hikes at regular intervals: Vodafone Idea

VIL recently said that another tariff hike is possible before the end of 2022 as it looks for a margin boost to improve its liquidity

7 Aug 2022 6:10 pm
US weighs new rules for regional banks, complicating merger plans

The Fed and OCC are discussing requiring regional lenders to hold more long-term debt that can help absorb losses in a crisis

7 Aug 2022 5:31 pm
PNB Housing Finance to re-enter corporate loans at appropriate time: CEO Hardayal Prasad

State-owned Punjab National Bank-promoted HFC currently has a corporate loan book size of 6,006 crore, which may come down further by 1,000 crore, by the year-end, the MD and CEO of PNB Housing Finance said

7 Aug 2022 4:14 pm
Bandhan Bank hikes interest rates on savings accounts: Details inside

The private sector lender Bandhan Bank raised its savings account interest rates.

7 Aug 2022 3:13 pm
Canara Bank hikes interest rates on fixed deposits: Check new rates here

Canara Bank, a public sector lender, increased interest rates on fixed deposits below 2 crore.

7 Aug 2022 2:43 pm
IOC, HPCL, BPCL post 18,480 cr loss in Q1 on holding petrol, diesel prices

Holding fuel price despite a rise in cost has resulted in the rise in combined loss of three major state-owned oil and gas companies to 18,480 cr loss in Q1

7 Aug 2022 2:00 pm
The Beatles, Beyonc and how to be creative today

What we can learn about collaboration and remote work from two pandemic hits

7 Aug 2022 1:12 pm
Disney+ Hotstar to stream new She-Hulk show on 17 August

It is intended to be the eighth television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) produced by Marvel Studios, sharing continuity with the films of the franchise

7 Aug 2022 12:56 pm
RBI rate hike unlikely to affect tractor demand, says Escorts Kubota Group

The rate hike by the RBI is hardly going to have any impact on the tractor demand, but it can falter due to the rising inflation, says Bharat Madan, CFO of Escorts Kubota Ltd

7 Aug 2022 12:32 pm
'KBC 14' will celebrate contribution of people towards India: Amitabh Bachchan

KBC 14: Amitabh Bachchan said that the show has got contestants from all corners of the country this year.

7 Aug 2022 10:41 am
Financial gifts you can give your sister this Raksha Bandhan 2022

Here is a list of the top financial products that you can consider gifting your sister on Raksha Bandhan 2022

7 Aug 2022 8:20 am
Canara Bank hikes lending rate by 50 basis points. Loan EMIs to go go up

Canara Bank hikes lending rate: This comes just a day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked policy repo rate by 50 bps to tame inflation

7 Aug 2022 6:00 am
Mutual fund calculator: Monthly SIP of 10,000 turns to 21 lakh in 7 years

Financial advisors tend to favour long-term investments in equities mutual funds of at least five years.

6 Aug 2022 6:51 pm
These banks hike home loan interest rates: Heres how much your EMI will go up

In an effort to curb inflation and promote economic growth, the Reserve Bank of India increased the benchmark repo rate by 50 basis points (bps) on Friday to 5.4%.

6 Aug 2022 5:29 pm
Amp Energy India inks PPA with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar for floating solar project

RUMSL is planning a 600 MW floating solar park at the Omkareshwar Reservoir. The project will be developed in a phase-wise manner, with 300 MW each to be developed in Phase 1 and Phase 2 at pre-identified locations at the Omkareshwar reservoir.

6 Aug 2022 4:35 pm
Federal Bank hikes interest rates on savings account: Details inside

Federal Bank, a private sector lender, raised the interest rates on savings accounts.

6 Aug 2022 2:17 pm
Oracle lays off employees in the US amid fears of economic slowdown

Oracles job cuts come as the company is putting increased emphasis on cloud healthcare services after recently receiving regulatory approval for its $28.3 billion deal for electronic-medical-records company Cerner Corp

6 Aug 2022 2:14 pm
Portfolio management: 5 reasons why gold is pillar of sustainable savings

Portfolio management: Being a strategic investment asset, Gold ETF is cost-effective as compared to physical gold

6 Aug 2022 1:34 pm
NPS account holders may get guaranteed pension scheme this year

PFRDA is mulling over a guaranteed pension programme under the NPS scheme

6 Aug 2022 11:29 am
Disney+ Hotstar announces new season of Criminal Justice

Disney+ Hotstar led the viewership of Hindi language OTT originals in India in the first half of 2022, according to a report by media consulting firm Ormax.

6 Aug 2022 11:13 am
NPS scheme: 5 reasons to opt this pension plan for better return with minimum risk

Investing in the NPS scheme can give you income tax benefits of up to 2 lakh under various sections

6 Aug 2022 10:01 am
Loan EMIs set to rise as RBI delivers another rate hike

Quite a number of banks have hiked their deposit rates in recent weeks and the trend is likely to continue

6 Aug 2022 12:29 am
RBI policy: How a 50 bps rate hike will impact homebuyers, home loan EMIs

In August policy, RBI hiked the repo rate by 50 basis points - taking the rate to 5.40%. Also, the standing deposit facility (SDF) rate is at 5.15% and marginal standing facility (MSF) rate, and the Bank Rate are at 5.65%.

5 Aug 2022 11:29 pm
ICICI Bank, PNB hike external benchmark based lending rates. Check details

ICICI Bank said it is External Benchmark Lending Rate now stands at 9.10% per annum payable monthly

5 Aug 2022 9:29 pm
Monthly SIP of 10,000 turns to up to 7 lakh in 3 years in 4 equity funds

In order to reduce the risk associated with equity mutual funds, it is preferable to invest over the long term through a systematic investment plan (SIP).

5 Aug 2022 6:48 pm
Indian Bank hikes interest rates on fixed deposits: Details inside

Indian Bank, a public sector lender, increased interest rates on fixed deposits below 2 crore. The bank's website states that the revised rates are effective as of 04.08.2022.

5 Aug 2022 2:23 pm
Discovery announces content line-up for OTT service

Last June, the factual entertainment broadcaster had said it was expanding its play beyond infotainment.

5 Aug 2022 11:53 am
SonyLIV to stream new Tamil series Victim on 5 August

The share of regional languages in overall OTT video content will double from 27% in 2020 to 54% in 2024.

5 Aug 2022 11:48 am
Govt may push digital radio adoption in upcoming FM spectrum auction

The I&B ministry is working with industry stakeholders, including private radio players, auto and phone manufacturers to understand and enable the scope of adopting digital radio services in India, which can help advertisers and revive revenues for radio operators in India

5 Aug 2022 11:41 am
How loan EMIs, bank FDs could be impacted by RBI's interest rate hike

Home loan EMI of new borrowers is expected to shoot up by near 1,000 per month, if banks raise home loan interest rate by 50 bps, say experts

5 Aug 2022 11:36 am
Five reasons why the four-day week wont work

The four-day pilot project starts taking place in the UK, Ireland, US, Canada, and Australia.

5 Aug 2022 10:38 am
New GST rule on house rent: Do you have to pay 18% tax?

GST on residential property: A GST-registered person who carries out business or profession must incur 18 per cent GST on such rent paid to the owner

5 Aug 2022 8:39 am
Top 15 health plans

Check out health plans for different age groups

4 Aug 2022 11:35 pm
Tax rules on preference shares, CCDs

Taxpayers having income greater than 50 lakh are required to report all assets

4 Aug 2022 11:28 pm
RBI monetary policy: Rate hike is likely to push home loan rates higher, EMIs may get costlier

In the past two policies, RBI has hiked the repo rate by 90 basis points. Many banks have raised their home loan rates from May to July this year. The majority of the lenders have linked their lending rates to repo rate.

4 Aug 2022 11:21 pm
Is it necessary to buy either life or term insurance policies?

Life insurance is strongly recommended for working professionals in their mid-30s with dependents

4 Aug 2022 11:13 pm
Heres what to do if you missed filing crypto gains in ITR

Tax deducted at source will be applicable on the transfer of digital assets over a certain threshold

4 Aug 2022 11:07 pm