Author: Rakesh Sashmal

NASA probe discovers new planet

January 8, 2019

Representative Image NASA’s latest planet hunting probe has discovered a new world outside our solar system, orbiting a dwarf star 53 light years away. This is the third new planet confirmed by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) since its launch in April last year. The planet, named HD 21749b, orbits a bright, nearby dwarf […]

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9 Debt Agreements have serious consequences

January 8, 2019

With Australia’s household debt-to-income ratio being one of the highest in the world, individuals and families are finding it harder than ever to keep up with their repayments. Australians have debts across multiple sectors: home loans, car loans, personal loans, credit cards and more. Because the interest rates of all these debts vary, and because […]

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Mahindra Finance, Shriram Transport NCDs to open: Should you invest?

January 5, 2019

Two non-convertible debentures (NCD) are set to hit the market on January 4. Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services has come up with its first tranche of NCDs. Shriram Transport Finance has come up with its third tranche of NCDs. Should you invest? What is it about? NCDs are fixed return instruments that aim to pay you a regular return on […]

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Jammu University Announces First Semester UG Result For Private Students

January 5, 2019

Jammu University has released first semester results for undergraduate private students Jammu University has released first semester result for BA, B.Sc., B.Com., BBA, BCA, BA English (H) and B.Com. (H) CBCS Private examination 2018. The result is available on the official website. Out of the total 15185 enrolled students, 2881 have passed the examination. The […]

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7th Pay Commission: Good news for teachers of 7 institutes of this state, pay hike on cards

January 3, 2019

7th Pay Commission: The new year has brought pay hike cheers not only for Maharashtra employees but also for several other staffers. The Fee Regulatory Committee (Technical) has approved the fee hike for seven institutes, which may further boost salaries of their academic staff. However, much to their disappointment, seven other institutes have failed to […]

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UM’s premium scooter for India, Chill 150 to be launched in August 2019

January 3, 2019

UM has been selling the Renegade in India for quite a while now, but the bike hasn’t seemed to capture the audience’s attention quite enough. Now, the company is getting ready to launch its premium scooter, the Chill 150 for the Indian market. Auto publication, Bikewale has managed to get images of the scooter along with the […]

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6 tips for NRIs to get financial plans for 2019 in order

January 2, 2019

Vishal Dhawan From years of dealing with non-resident Indian (NRI) clients, I have learnt that an India visit tends to become an integral part of the lives for most NRIs. They come down to meet friends and family in the last quarter, or the first quarter of the year. Whilst a year-end visit is a […]

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NHRC to govt: Respond in 6 weeks on JNV suicides

January 2, 2019

Expressing “serious concern” over the findings of an investigation by The Indian Express on student suicides in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notice to the school education secretary in the HRD Ministry seeking a response within six weeks. On December 24, 2018, The Indian Express reported that the central […]

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Here are steps to follow while claiming life insurance benefits

January 1, 2019

Getting over the loss of a loved one is tough. But in cases where the departed has dependents, life insurance helps tide over the financial burden they may face. Hence, it’s important to know how to claim the insurance benefits upon the death of a loved one. The benefit received through life insurance is certain, […]

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Professor Himanshu Rai Joins As IIM Indore’s Director

January 1, 2019

Professor Himanshu Rai took over as the new IIM Indore director today IIM Indore’s director, Professor Rishikesha T. Krishnan today completed his tenure of five years and handed-over the directorship in an official ceremony to Professor Himanshu Rai, who took over as the new director.  Professor Rai in a press conference organised at the Institute […]

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