Small savings rates hiked: PPF and NSC to give 8%, senior citizens to get 8.7%

3 days ago
The government has hiked interest rates of various small savings schemes for the third quarter (October 1 to December 31) by up to 40 bps. These schemes include the Public Provident Fund (PPF), Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY), National Savings  ... ...

Are These Four Personality Types for Real?

4 days ago
Scientists have discovered four main personality types, but put the brakes on your visions of a Harry Potterstyle Sorting Hat. Chances are, you're just average. Psychologists had already discovered that people tend to differ from one another according ... ...

Paytm Money app for mutual funds launched. A look at what's on offer

3 weeks ago
Bengaluru: Paytm Money Ltd expects the number of mutual fund investors in India to more than double from the current 20 million to 50 million by 2023 and hopes that around half of them will be using its mutual funds app by then. The company has ... ...

Unitech directors' personal assets to be auctioned to refund homebuyers

1 month ago
In a firstofitskind decision, the Supreme Court has ordered the auction of personal properties belonging to directors of real estate firm Unitech to refund hassled homebuyers. A Chief Justice bench directed a courtmandated committee led by former ... ...

Independence Day Quotes: 10 awesome quotes by famous personalities on Indian Independence Day

1 month ago
India will celebrate its 72nd Independence Day this 15th August with great enthusiasm and patriotism. It was this day in 1947 when India attained its long sought after freedom from the British rule. Though the Indian Independence Act was passed by the ... ...

Substance abuse likely to reduce lifespan in teens

1 month ago
Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, a recent study has found. The study also suggests that while drug and alcohol use among adolescents draws more attention,  ... ...

Afghanistan launches vaccination campaign targeting 9.9 mn children

2 months ago
The Afghan Public Health Ministry launched a fiveday nationwide immunity vaccination campaign on Monday targeting 9.9 million children under the age of five, the Ministry said in a statement. During the campaign, which is supported by the World Health  ... ...

N Korea 'possibly' building new ICBMs

2 months ago
North Korea is reportedly constructing new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and its missile programme is doing "business as usual", according to an official. A US official having knowledge of the latest intelligence assessment on Pyongyang ... ...

Catching up with Keto: Miracle diet or just a fad which is going to keep you hungry and thin?

2 months ago
If you are social media savvy, then you know that every week there's a new diet which is being touted as the goto health plan by various celebrities. The Ketogenic Diet, fondly called Keto, is basically a low carb diet, where the body produces ketones ... ...

Srikrishna panel recommends stringent checks to protect children's personal data

2 months ago
Rooting for stringent safeguards around children's personal data, the Justice Srikrishna panel has suggested that data collectors or users capable of causing "significant harm" to children be identified as 'guardian data fiduciaries' and be barred from Data Protection Bill Series: Q ... ...

Upset with newspaper, gunman kills 5 in newsroom shooting in US

3 months ago
A white gunman with a longstanding grudge against a newspaper in the US city of Annapolis blasted his way through its newsroom with a shotgun and smoke grenades, killing at least five people, mostly journalists, in what police called a "targeted attack." ... ...

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