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Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, had tested coronavirus positive

31 Aug 2020

Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, had tested coronavirus positive

India's 13th President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away today, several days after he informed that he contracted coronavirus.

Franklin Templeton MF liquidation: All you need to know

02 Jun 2020

Franklin Templeton MF liquidation: All you need to know

After winding up six debt funds and locking Rs. 30,800 crore of investor money, Franklin Templeton India is gearing up to finalize the liquidation process of the schemes through an e-vote.

In Maharashtra Cabinet, NCP expected to get lion's share

03 Jan 2020

In Maharashtra Cabinet, NCP expected to get lion's share

Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) could emerge as the biggest winner in Maharashtra, as it is all poised to get key Cabinet berths like Home, Finance, Irrigation, and Housing, reports NDTV.

Here's how much Manchester United have financially lost without UCL

19 Nov 2019

Here's how much Manchester United have financially lost without UCL

Former England and European champions Manchester United are not featuring in the UEFA Champions League this season, and are instead playing the UEFA Europa League.

#NoteBanAnniversary: Ex-finance secretary says Rs. 2,000 notes can be demonetized

08 Nov 2019

#NoteBanAnniversary: Ex-finance secretary says Rs. 2,000 notes can be demonetized

Exactly three years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and wiped off Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes, making way for new Rs. 500 and Rs. 2,000 notes.

#CareerBytes: What are the benefits of doing CFA after CA?

24 Sep 2019

#CareerBytes: What are the benefits of doing CFA after CA?

Chartered Accountancy (CA) and Chartered Financial Analyst Program (CFA) are two of the most in-demand career options.

Don't have a PAN yet? Reasons why you'd need one

11 Sep 2019

Don't have a PAN yet? Reasons why you'd need one

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all taxpayers in India.

Investing in Provident Funds? Here's how much you can earn

11 Sep 2019

Investing in Provident Funds? Here's how much you can earn

Public Provident Fund, popularly known as PPF scheme, is a long-term savings scheme, launched by the National Savings Institute (Government of India) in 1968.

Ahead of bank merger, PNB reduces FD interest rates again

01 Sep 2019

Ahead of bank merger, PNB reduces FD interest rates again

Ahead of its merger with Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India, the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) has revised its fixed deposit (FD) interest rates yet again.

Received notice from Income-tax department? These could be the reasons

30 Aug 2019

Received notice from Income-tax department? These could be the reasons

Whether favorable or not, you should never ignore a notice from the Income Tax department.

Soon, RBI to introduce varnished Rs. 100 currency notes

29 Aug 2019

Soon, RBI to introduce varnished Rs. 100 currency notes

In its annual report for FY 2018-19 released today, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that it is planning to introduce varnished currency notes of Rs. 100 denomination, on a field-trial basis.

#FinancialBytes: Useful tips, apps for college-students to manage money better

06 Aug 2019

#FinancialBytes: Useful tips, apps for college-students to manage money better

Handling finances is one of the biggest challenges faced by college students, especially those living away from their family who often struggle with money management.

How MP Vijay Kumar's been helping CA-aspirants realize their dreams

29 Jul 2019

How MP Vijay Kumar's been helping CA-aspirants realize their dreams

MP Vijay Kumar is an illustrious Chartered Accountant who needs no introduction. He is popular among CA students across the country for his books on various finance/accounting subjects.

Income Tax: How salaried individuals can file their I-T return

28 Jul 2019

Income Tax: How salaried individuals can file their I-T return

August 31, 2019 is the last date to file Income Tax return for FY 2018-19.

GST Council reduces tax on electric cars to 5%

27 Jul 2019

GST Council reduces tax on electric cars to 5%

In a move to push people towards electric vehicles, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council slashed the tax rate on electric vehicles (EVs), bringing it down from 12% to 5%, on Saturday.

#FinancialBytes: What will happen if you miss ITR filing deadline

21 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: What will happen if you miss ITR filing deadline

July 31, 2019 is the last date to file Income Tax returns for FY 2018-19.

#CareerBytes: What are the benefits of doing CFA after CA?

21 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: What are the benefits of doing CFA after CA?

Chartered Accountancy (CA) and Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) are two of the most in-demand professional career options.

Name mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN? Here's how to rectify

18 Jul 2019

Name mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN? Here's how to rectify

If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar latest by August 31, it might get deactivated.

#FinancialBytes: List of documents needed to file Income Tax returns

16 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: List of documents needed to file Income Tax returns

July 31, 2019 is the last date to file Income tax returns for FY 2018-19.

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

16 Jul 2019

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

You may be fined Rs. 10,000 for entering wrong Aadhaar

14 Jul 2019

You may be fined Rs. 10,000 for entering wrong Aadhaar

Banks and other institutions will soon make upgrades to allow people to quote India's national biometric ID (Aadhaar) for high-value transactions in place of the permanent account number (PAN).

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

14 Jul 2019

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

Billionaire industrialist Adi Godrej on Saturday warned that growing intolerance, moral policing, and hate crimes in the country could "seriously damage" India's economic growth.

Don't have PAN? Now, use Aadhaar to file Income-Tax returns

08 Jul 2019

Don't have PAN? Now, use Aadhaar to file Income-Tax returns

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday, presented her and the new Central government's first budget.

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

05 Jul 2019

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

On Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled her first Economic Survey, which shapes a roadmap for how the government could bring the economy back on track.

#FinancialBytes: Five ways to verify your Income tax returns

01 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: Five ways to verify your Income tax returns

You might think that filing your Income Tax return on time is all you have to do.

#CareerBytes: Confused about choosing MBA-specialization? Here's all you should know

27 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: Confused about choosing MBA-specialization? Here's all you should know

MBA is the among the most sought-after courses in India, as it helps prepare students for the corporate world.

23rd GST Council Meeting: GST return filing deadlines extended

11 Nov 2017

23rd GST Council Meeting: GST return filing deadlines extended

In the 23rd GST Council Meeting convened at Guwahati, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-led panel made several changes to ease the taxpayers' pain.

7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on Allowances to submit report

20 Apr 2017

7th Pay Commission: Lavasa Committee on Allowances to submit report

The high-level Committee on Allowances headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa under the 7th Pay Commission is likely to submit its much-delayed report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this week.

Nearly $100 billion more required for Modi's clean energy drive

02 Nov 2016

Nearly $100 billion more required for Modi's clean energy drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious clean energy drive requires another $100 billion more to help finance the targets, according to reports.