Mehfil There are two main aspects of performance — baawat (content) and tareeqa (method of expression or skill). Since the latter rules the world now and lack of substantial content has reduced music to sheer excitement, the maestros need to ... The Statesman, 3 days ago
A dummy's guide to all you must know about before availing an education loan As the educational expenses are soaring, education loans have become very common means of financing higher education. Most students expect to earn high salaries at the end of their professional training and are likely to be in a position to repay these loans over a period of time. Both public sector and private sector banks offer education loans. State Bank of India is the pioneer in the education loan segment. It ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Rahul Bhattacharya recounts the anxiety of being in the labour room and the joy that follows. This year we had a Holi party. On the menu was chhole, which I cooked after Shruti pressure-cooked it with tea leaves; chicken in a cashew paste and kadhai paneer, both of which Shruti made; and kachoris, samosas and two types of gujia (kesari and coconut) from the outstanding chain Bikanervala. Our friends brought kulchas, further kachoris and ras malai. We were eleven in all. There was beer, ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Capital markets watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India on Tuesday came down heavily on mutual fund players over higher agency commissions they charge from customers, warning that if they don't behave, nothing stops it from taking punitive and corrective actions. Noting that the domestic mutual fund distributors get one of the highest upfront fees in the world, Sebi chairman U K Sinha on Tuesday asked the industry to keep such fees within ‘manageable limits’ and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Rediff's Love Guru has answers to all your relationship problems. SKY: I am in love with a married girl she is having two kids, and I am also married having 1 kid now we both want to move ahead and start new life together...till now we both live life for other now we both want to live life for us...please help what to do. Both are not happy with our arrange marriage. Love Guru: Sky, since you both have decided to break up your marriages and go your own way, fine. But please find out the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Even if he is in mourning, his mind is flooded with memories. There was a time when their Bishop Lefroy Road residence would be filled with the chatter of guests — friends from abroad, unit members of his father's films, actors, relatives — and ...Times of India, 1 month ago
Here's everything you need to know about the Goods and Services Tax Bill. The long-delayed Goods and Services Tax Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Now a battle awaits its passage in the Rajya Sabha where the ruling National Democratic Alliance is in a minority. The Bill was taken up for consideration in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley appealed to all parties to rise above partisan considerations to support it but its fate in Rajya Sabha ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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