Should you expect 15 per cent return over a period of 20 years? Dwaipayan Bose has the answer Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A couple of years back, the missus and I went to our bank branch for some work. As my wife was patiently waiting for her turn (while I was playing a car racing video game on the iPad), a young relationship manager approached her with a tax savings investment scheme. My wife asked him how much returns she can expect. The relationship manager said that, since the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Lovers, entrepreneurs, free space is calling you. Illustrations by Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com 10 arguments on demonetisation I am fed up of It's been over a month since Modiji announced his surgical strike against black money. Which makes it the perfect time to ignore the political fallout for a while and look at some of the social benefits that demonetisation has brought with it. Before you sulk, take another look at the empty, cashless ATMs around you. It screams OPPORTUNITY! It's an empty ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Taken a picture of Mumbai you absolutely love? Share it with us right here. Mumbai Paused: Stunning pics of a city on the move IMAGE: Balkrishna Vaidya, a film poster artist, demonstrates how a film poster is painted at an event organised by the BMW Guggenheim lab at Mahim beach in Mumbai.Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com He paints Bollywood in Bollywood Mumbai, the city of dreams, never ceases to amaze. From festivals that embrace all religions, to people from different ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
A 29-year-old MBBS dropout, who allegedly used to prepare fake documents to sell stolen bikes on web portals, has been arrested, police said today. The accused, Sarfaraj Ahmed alias Anand Srivastava alias Amit Ghosh alias Ankit Sharma has sold more than 50 ...Business Standard, 1 week ago
Before participating in such schemes, do a detailed background check of the company's credentials, especially if the promised returns are unrealistic, says Sanjay Kumar Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com By now you would surely have read the news story about a Noida-based company called Ablaze Info Solutions, which is said to have defrauded about 700,000 people to the tune of Rs 3,700 crore. In this scheme, participants first had to pay a substantial subscription fee to join it, after ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Carlos Tevez will be paid £615,000 a week at Shanghai Shenhua, making him the world's best paid footballer -- his salary is now more than Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's!China is offering money world football has never seen, report Dhruv Munjal and Shakya Mitra.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com With great power comes the instinct to hoard. China loves to claim ownership of land masses in foreign countries, international water bodies, and, perhaps a little more deservingly, to a ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Not just e-commerce players, even spirits majors are banking on artificial intelligence and chatbots to offer newer, quicker, smarter services. Shivani Shinde Nadhe reports. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Global online etailer Amazon is about to change the way people shop for groceries. It recently announced the beta programme for Amazon Go, a store where there are no checkout lines. Amazon has made use of technologies like machine learning, sensors and deep learning to allow buyers this ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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