Avoid these financial traps, warns K Ramalingam.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Indians are a savings-friendly people. We want to save more out of our disposable income (total income minus total expenses every month). Despite these savings habits, we can go overboard with our expenses too: Festivals and marriages We love our festivals. And many of us will go to great lengths to celebrate festivals in style. Even if it means spending a lot and ending in debt. Marriages are another drain on ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Somebody should ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump their views on tipping, says Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com When they aren't debating gender or religious discrimination, or discussing global geopolitics and climate change, somebody should ask presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump their views on gratuity. How excessive is still too little, for instance? Why should something for which you're paying require a sizeable commission too? Even if it irks ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
After Brexit, ethnic minorities in Britain worry about their future, notes Sunil Sethi.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Online video clips of post-Brexit racist abuse may be blurry, but the message is graphic. People are seen hurling abuse at strangers in streets. As police escort the faithful into a mosque, protesters hold aloft English St George's Cross flags and shout anti-immigrant slogans. One man, with a slightly foreign accent, is heard shouting back, 'This is my country, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
There are phrases Indians love to use.And we don't care if we are using them right, says Anita Aikara.Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com 1. Ate lunch Photograph: A scene from The Lunchbox, Step into any office post lunch, and you'll find people asking colleagues: "Ate lunch?" It's a very Indian translation of khanna khaya kya? or its equivalent in other Indian languages. Hey! It is grammatically wrong. It's about time we stopped eating up words and said the sentence right. Instead, ask: ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
MAHANAYAK means super hero and it was the title bestowed on the late Uttam Kumar by his fans, by the cinema-going masses of West Bengal and by people in the film industry. The superstar's screen chemistry with Suchitra Sen is legendary, almost like ...The Statesman, 2 months ago
Days before the second International Yoga Day, the government announced plans to grant 'yoga visas' to foreigners who want to come to India to learn or practice yoga. Uttam Ghosh wonders if this move couldRediff.com, 2 months ago
Ashish Sharma remembers a time when he set up the Web Monkeys to save the still new internet from doom.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com In the late 1990s, I was into computers, and I loved to read, but most of the books in the school library felt old-fashioned. The Hardy Boys and The Famous Five were fine, but they didn't live in the modern world. Even contemporary series, like Goosebumps and Fright Time, treated modern technology as an afterthought, as did many teachers -- I loved messing ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Surprised? Well, old age is no more associated with uncertainties with insurance companies coming out with specific plans for this segment! Old age is that stage in your life when you reap the benefits of all the hard work and financial planning that you did in young age. Earlier, there were very limited options available in the market to safeguard your post retirement life from financial insecurities and diseases. But that is no longer the case. With many insurance companies coming out with ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Does the remuneration offered to you by the company meet your expectations? Take the survey and share your feedback. Illustration by Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com When it comes to career, what do you aspire for? What are your expectations for pay and promotion? Is the salary and benefits offered to you in line with your expectations? Please take the survey below and give us your feedback. It will take you about five minutes to fill the questionnaire and your responses will be anonymous. This survey is ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
When Bureau of Energy Efficiency certifies that an AC is star-rated, it does this based on the manufacturer’s self or third party efficiency report, points out Sunita Narain. The now increasingly ubiquitous air-conditioner (AC) in our houses would easily make it to the list of the top environmental criminals. Why? Just consider these facts. In Delhi, a mere 1°C drop in temperature leads to a 400 MW drop in demand for electricity. This is because ACs account for some 30 per cent of ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
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