Despite the government crackdown on Web sites advertising escort services, the Internet leaves enough wiggle room for debauchery to thrive, reports Dhruv Munjal.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Priya Kumar leads a life that most will reject with unapologetic derision. In the last two years, she has made her peace with the scornful condemnation that comes her way almost routinely. "Very few people in my life know about this. But those who do, the ridicule (from them) is sometimes impossible ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Harshala Chandorkar, chief operating officer, CIBIL, explains your rights and duties as a responsible consumer Finance is the fundamental requirement for individuals and enterprises to grow. Today we have the freedom and opportunities to access finance for our goals and economic development in the form of loans and credit cards. Banks and lending institutions are willing to provide loans to individuals to fund their education, buy a house, car or even a holiday overseas. A vibrant lending ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
In an online chat with readers on August 10, Vidya Bala, head of mutual fund research at FundsIndia, answered their queries. For hose who missed the chat, here is the transcript. paresh parikh: Hi kindly suggest if I should hold or redeem my investments done in UTI Midcap and UTI Opportunities fund? Vidya Bala: Paresh Parikh, hold to UTI Midcap it is high risk but doing well. UTI Opportunities - see for 2 more quarters. If it still underperforms, exit Amit Sinha: Hi madam It is told that to ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Officials have been directed not to shy away from the rare provisions of arrest, detention and auctioning of attached assets of wilful income tax defaulters. The Central Board of Direct Taxes, in a strategy paper for the current fiscal, has directed officials in the department to use the rarely-used provision in this regard. For wilful evasion of taxes, Section 276 C (2) of the IT Act provides for rigorous imprisonment for a period between three months and three years which may be ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 16 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in New York. *** University of Rochester Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 16 -- The University of Rochester , Rochester, New ...Equities.com, 2 months ago
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