If you love the English Language and believe the pen is mightier than the sword, here are the best places to learn at. QS World University Rankings by Subject 2013 lists the best places to study English Language & Literature. More » World's best Universities: English Language & Literature
When prices plunged last month, many Indians bought physical gold in the expectation of large gains when the price recovered. Did they make the right call? More » Buying gold may not be the best thing
Within the next six months, you may be able to drive into your neighbourhood petrol pump to buy another liquified petroleum gas (LPG) or cooking gas cylinder. More » LPG cylinders: Soon at your nearest petrol pumps
Planning to buy a house or a car but unsure of how much loan you will get. Try this formula to calculate how much loan you are eligible for More » How banks calculate loan eligibility
Finance minister P Chidambaram did not offer much to the salaried class in his budget but his ministry on Wednesday increased the interest rate on provident fund by 0.25%. More » Provident fund interest rate raised to 8.5%
Here are a few tips to control holiday spending and not lose focus on financial disciple during holidays.
By Anil Rego
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Take a look at the top 10 innovators who made it to the Forbes 2013 richest in technology. Billionaires! More » The world’s 10 richest tech billionaires
The state has become the first state to sell petrol at cheaper rates than
diesel after oil companies recently announced a hike of Rs. 1 per litre
[Story by Anupama Airy | Hindustan Times (Published by HT Syndication with permission from Hindustan Times.)] More » Petrol costs less than diesel in Goa
The event planned on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritya took place in Mumbai. More » New gold coin bears Sachin Tendulkar's face
The richest Indian and Chairman and MD of Reliance Industries, may be setting an example for India Inc. More » Revealed: The salary of Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
If you thought all of India’s business leaders were born with a silver spoon in their mouth, you are wrong. Even those who were heirs to established business empire, made it a point to equip themselves academically to tackle the challenges posed by the winds of change and uncertain future.More » Academic qualifications of India's top business leaders
If you are complaining about traffic, check out these cities where drivers face the worst traffic jams in the world.
(Source: Forbes) More » The 10 most traffic congested cities in the world
Is buying gold online different from purchasing the yellow metal from your jewellery stores? Read on to find out.
Reproduced From Money Today. © April 2013. LMIL. All rights reserved. More » Basics explained: Investing in E-Gold
The recent sentiment-driven price surge of gold is not going to hold for long. So beware!
Published by HT Syndication with permission from Hindustan Times. More » In festival gold rush, buy with caution
After gold prices hit a low, buyers around the world flock in and out of jewellery stores.
(Source: Reuters) More » A tour around the world's gold markets
Following are some of the days considered auspicious for gold purchases in 2013 according to the Hindu calendar in India, which is vying with China to be the world's top consumer of the precious metal.
[Reporting by Siddesh Mayenkar (Reuters); Editing by Joseph Radford - Reuters] More » 15 auspicious days for buying gold in India
If you are wondering why gold prices spike and plunge all of a sudden, this will help you understand.
(Text: Investopedia; Photos: Reuters Pictures and ThinkStock) More » Basics explained: Why gold prices fluctuate
The yellow metal’s fluctuating prices was the highlight of last week. The demand for the value of gold is watched worldwide. The international gold statistics are as of April 2013.
(Source: World Gold Council) More » Who holds most of the world’s gold?
In order to boost foreign tourist arrivals, Indian government has extended visa on arrival for individuals from four to nine airports in the country. It has also approved of visa on arrival option for a group of foreign tourists, usually four or more, who choose sea or air ports to visit the country.
In the meanwhile, click on Next to see the countries whose nationals can apply for Visa on Arrival in India.
A total of 11 countries are allowed Visa on Arrival and in addition to those countries the Ministry of Home Affairs has approved to include 3 new European countries to the list: France, Germany and Russia.
According to the Cushman & Wakefield Survival to Supremacy report released in September 2012, this is expected to maintain the growth of the number of FTAs in to the country, allowing the country to become a major tourist destination, which in turn is expected to boost travel and tourism’s contribution to GDP by 7.3 percent.
Source: Survival to Supremacy/Cushman & Wakefield More » India offers Visa on Arrival to these nations
Check out the colorful and stunning interiors of Google's Munich and Tel Aviv offices. More » Photos: Inside Google's two magnificent offices
When we go to professionals like a financial adviser or accountant for advice, we aren't only consulting that person, if you think about it.
(Text: U.S.News & World Report LP; Photos: ThinkStock)
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India is considered to have the most inefficient bureaucracy in Asia, according to a recent survey conducted by Political and Economic Risk Consultancy, Hong Kong.
(Note: Countries are rated from 0 to 10, with 0 being the best rate and 10 being the worst) More » Revealed: India’s bureaucracy worst in Asia
Would you like to identify banks which offer the cheapest home loans? Then take a look here and compare
[Note: EMI per lakh (in Rupees) for a loan amount of Rs 30 lakh as on May 3, 2013]
If you know of other home loan rates, please share the information by posting a comment below.
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More » The 12 cheapest home loans in India
The twin towers in the new Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, Korea, have been designed by renowned architects behind Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower.
Images: © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Design Architects: Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill More » Stunning Dancing Dragons buildings in Korea
If you have the aptitude to pursue a career as an IT genius, here are the best places to learn at. QS World University Rankings by Subject 2013 lists the best places to study Computer Science & Information Systems.More » World's best Universities: Computer Science & Information Sytems
In the age of mobile revolution there still some countries that seem permanently stuck in the slow lane of the data super-highway.
In comparing the average mobile data speeds of 20 countries, Cisco Systems ranked Canada first (4.529 megabits per second), while it placed India at 20th (0.099 Mbps).
This story was first published in Bloomberg's Global Tech Today newsletter.More » India ranks low in mobile data speed
The job of looking for apartment for rent is not what you would call fun. However, if you know what you exactly want and where to look, you will find that it's not as bad as you thought. In fact, with these tips you may even start enjoying it.
By BankBazaar.com - an online marketplace for your personal loan and home loan needs.More » Looking for a rented home? Tips to help
Are you planning to save? Then this will help you compare rates among the FD rates of various banks when you decide. (Note: Interest rates in % per annum I Rates as on May 3, 2013)
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The tough job requires some really smart people at the helm. Here’s a look at the academic and professional qualifications of India’s past five finance ministers.More » Education of India’s past 5 FMs
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An investigative website Cobrapost Monday alleged that at least 23 top public and private banks and insurance companies have been doing large-scale money laundering. More » Are these top banks laundering money?
Under-the-table money that retailers typically have to pay on top of the official fees is considered common.
(Text: Reuters; Photos: ThinkStock) More » Is bribe the key to doing business in India?
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has become the first one in India to launch a unique index for equities that follow the tenets of Islam - the S&P BSE 500 Shariah Index - comprising 500 largest compliant stocks that trade on the bourse. More » Basics explained: 'Shariah' stocks for devout Muslims
Following the dramatic fall in gold prices, are you confused about when to buy gold? Read on for clarification.
More » Why the demand for gold is declining
Take a look at the top 15 billionaires from the Gulf region who made it to the Forbes 2013 billionaires list. More » The richest men in the Persian Gulf