Balancing on a rock in the middle of the Drina River in Serbia, the tiny one-room home was built in 1968. Pounded by floods and high winds, it continues to stand strong against the elements of time. The structure is located near the town of Bajina Basta. More » Construction miracle: The house on a rock
The 820,985-sqft Imperial Tower was supposed to have 132 full-sized residences across its 116 floors. More » This could have become Mumbai's tallest tower
Thanks to international expansion, the most popular fast-food brands are available across the globe. Here are the top 10 fast food chains.
(Source: Forbes) More » The top 10 global fast food chains
The Indian automobile industry is growing fast, with several new models of cars entering the market every year. Higher disposable income and better standards of living have led to more and more people opting for four-wheelers. It is believed that close to 80% of the car buyers in the country opt for a car loan. In this scenario, auto loans or car loans are one of the most popular loan segments for a bank.
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The Bloomberg Billionaires Index tracks the world's 100 richest people—their worth, their age, their portfolios and more. Here's a few things we learned. More » 6 trends evident in Bloomberg Billionaires Index
Tumblr co-founder David Karp, 26, just sold his blogging platform to Yahoo! for $1.1 billion. By doing so, he joins a surprising list of the rich, famous and diploma-less. More » 10 high-school dropout millionaires
Indian IT industry veteran Phaneesh Murthy was sacked as President and CEO of iGate over a sex scandal. He's not the only business icon to be caught in the midst of a scandal.
Images: Getty Images More » Business affairs: CEOs in scandals
In their May/June 2013 "Power Issue," Foreign Policy magazine assembled a 'one-in-14 million' list; an inventory of the top 500 people who "control the commanding heights of the industries that run the world." The list pulls from the realms of business, media, religion, warfare and energy. Here are 9 who call the shots in the world of finance. More » People who rule the world of finance
Wonder why you’re always out of cash? These are poor habits that keep
you from getting rich. These are mostly spending sins.
The author P V Subramanyam is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and a financial trainer by profession. Writing being a passion he also regularly pens his thought in his blog Subramoney.com More » 10 deadly sins that keep you poor
Do Indians prefer plastic money to cash? Read on to find out the trend in the country’s credit card market.
(Text: Hindustan Times) More » Are Indians preferring plastic money to cash?
Tumblr is one of the Web's most popular hubs of user-generated content, drawing young people who use the platform to post pictures and text. More » Yahoo! buys Tumblr; unveils revamped 'Awesome' Flickr!
A remittance is a transfer of money by a foreign worker to his or her home country.
India is the largest recipient of global remittances in the world, receiving $69 billion in 2012, according to a World Bank report.
Source: Migration and Development Brief 2012 from the World Bank’s Migration and Remittance Unit More » Revealed: Money Indian expats sent back home
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
We have seen him in smart suits or crisp and pristine white shirts and veshti. So what has prompted the Indian Finance Minister's change of attire? More » Why is P Chidambaram wearing a safety vest?
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
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