The most important of all is to save you from potential financial risks, says Naval Goel...Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Insurance and unpredictable situations go hand in hand. People take risks, sometime knowingly and many times without knowing what the outcome would be. There is always an element of uncertainty; risks can result in gain or losses. It is to safeguard against this unpredictable nature of life that people opt for insurance as a tool to fall back upon in times of ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'While I went to dinner with "suited-booted" people, who talked brain-numbing numbers about market evaluations and potential collaborations, my wife decided to grace a soiree where Mumbai's moviedom was in attendance, chatting up its svelte movers and shakers,' says Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com "What will I do the whole day?" my wife griped when, on a work trip to Mumbai, I headed for office meetings, leaving her free to do her bidding. "You could have your nails done," I ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
Teenagers are not trying to be rebellious, they are trying to establish their identity.Here's how you can understand the difference, says Manavi Kapur.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com When Radhika Gupta's son turned 16, her mind was going through more than a mother's lament at seeing her child grow up "too fast." Her son, a usually good student, was performing poorly at school. He had become reclusive and refused to participate in family outings. Gupta wanted to ensure he got the right ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
Email sent from these addresses is supported by leading service providers like Gmail and Microsoft Startup Data Xgen Technologies has started a paid email address service in Hindi characters or Devanagari script, and plans to roll out free registration of such IDs on the lines of Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo soon. "A few hundred IDs have been created till now on .bharat domain, which is available in Devanagari script. Anyone interested in Hindi script ID can visit our website and buy email package ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
If RBI's recommendations are finalised, it will give more teeth to the existing fair practice code Kumar Karpe, chief executive officer (CEO), TechProcess Payment Services, an electronic payments services firm, remembers the harrowing experience of a person who used his credit card in the US. Even after he came back to India, his card was used again. When he lodged a complaint with the bank, he had to prove the fraud by showing his boarding pass, stamp of immigration and other documentary ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Aadhaar-based verification and video-based in-person verification for e-KYC have made investing in mutual funds a breeze In the last few quarters, SEBI has considerably eased the process of investing in mutual funds. Processes have been streamlined and online options have been made available for mutual fund investors. Despite all its efforts, paperwork has been the most difficult part of mutual fund investment. The paper-intensive process Know Your Customer (KYC) has been one of the biggest ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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