Paytm Money to offer Mutual Fund investment products at no fee to customers – What consumers need to know

Paytm Money to offer Mutual Fund investment products at no fee to customers – What consumers need to know

Paytm Money will offer mutual fund schemes in direct plans that come with lower expense ratios, it added. Paytm Money, a subsidiary of digital payments major Paytm, today said it will offer mutual fund investment products at zero fee to its customers. The investment and wealth management platform, which is slated for launch in the […]

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Rahul Gandhi likens RSS to Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood in the Arab world

Rahul Gandhi likens RSS to Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood in the Arab world

“The RSS’ idea is similar to the idea of Muslim Brotherhood in the Arab world,” Gandhi told the audience at the London-based think-tank. (Photo source: @INCIndia/Twitter) Congress president Rahul Gandhi today likened the RSS to the Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood in the Arab world and alleged that the outfit is trying to “change” the nature […]

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Bank manager jailed for accepting bribe from farmer for sanctioning loan

Bank manager jailed for accepting bribe from farmer for sanctioning loan

The allegation in the case was that the accused Akshaya Kumar Sahoo, then Branch Manager, Andhra Bank, Sompeta, Srikakulam District, was caught red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000. (Representational photo) A court here has sentenced a bank official to one year rigorous imprisonment on two counts and a fine of Rs 8,000 for accepting […]

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International English news channel Al Jazeera to stop broadcast in India?

International English news channel Al Jazeera to stop broadcast in India?

Al Jazeera, an international English news channel, may have to stop broadcast in India as the Home Ministry has withdrawn the security clearance given to it. (Reuters) Al Jazeera, an international English news channel, may have to stop broadcast in India as the Home Ministry has withdrawn the security clearance given to it. The Qatar-based channel […]

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63% of travel searches by Indians made during work hours: Travel search engine Kayak

The data is based on searches made for economy return flights on Kayak during January 2017 to July 2018 for travel dates during January 2018 – December 2018, compared with the corresponding period in the previous year. (IE) With most Indians being travel enthusiasts, a report has found that 63 per cent travellers make holiday […]

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128 private schools in Delhi roll back 'arbitrary' fee hike

128 private schools in Delhi roll back ‘arbitrary’ fee hike

Representative Image Around 128 schools in the national capital have rolled back their “arbitrary” fee hikes following complaints from parents, a government official said. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had issued directions to the schools to roll back their “arbitrary” fee hike after receiving several complaints from parents. The Directorate of Education (DoE) had in April […]

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ED files charge sheet against Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi and others in IRCTC hotels PMLA case

ED files charge sheet against Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi and others in IRCTC hotels PMLA case

RJD chief Lalu Prasad (Reuters) The Enforcement Directorate today filed its first charge sheet against RJD chief Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and others in connection with the IRCTC hotels allotment money laundering case, officials said. The agency has also named Prasad’s son and former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, his party colleague […]

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Mental Illness in Health Plans: What you can look forward to after IRDA’s recent directive

Mental Illness in Health Plans: What you can look forward to after IRDA’s recent directive

WHO has estimated that over 450 million people suffer from mental disorders  In a bid to help policyholders, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has recently directed insurance companies to make provisions to cover mental illness as well. The circular, dated 16 August, prompt insurers to make available the treatment of mental illness in […]

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