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4 Financial Planning tips for 4 realistic life situations

In our lives we come across different sets of “dos-and-don’ts” for different situations. A closer examination of such rules reveals that these simple lists are actually a storehouse of wisdom. In the world of finance too, there are certain such set of rules, which can do a lot of good for us....

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4 primary factors to consider when investing in property

There are some important factors to consider when investing in property. If these factors are considered when investing in property, it will help increase the capital appreciation and rental income from the property. So pay proper attention to these primary factors to consider when investing in property....

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Fixed Deposit: Things No One Told You about Investing in Them

Fixed deposit has remained the most favored investment option as it not only preserves your capital but also provides surety of returns that are going to be only profitable. Even though the trend is changing and investors are moving on to other preferred modes of investment the old world charm of a fixed deposit remains […]...

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3 influential factors that can make or break your stock market investments

It happens to many of us. Perhaps it does not happen universally, but, deep in our heart we know that this syndrome is a reality. There is a task at hand or perhaps a hard decision is demanded by the situation, the odds for the success of the job or decision ranges from mildly favorable to unfavorable; often in such situations we are temp...

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3 ‘Simple’ Suggestions for Superior Wealth Creation

Today we are flooded with a lot of information, much of it is useless since it does not meet our investment needs. Whatever is relevant, may not always be comprehensible, so we are unable to derive benefit out of it....

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ICICI Bank launches ‘Cashback’ home loans

Mumbai: ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, today announced the launch of a new home loan, which offers borrowers the benefit of 1% cashback on every EMI, for the entire tenure of the loan. A unique offering in the industry, it is available for home loans with a minimum tenure of 15 […]...

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India’s ‘External Debt: A Status Report 2016-17

Ministry of Finance releases India’s ‘External Debt: A Status Report 2016-17’;India’s External Debt stock stood at US$ 471.9 billion at end-March 2017, decreasing by US$ 13.1 billion (2.7 per cent) over the level at end-March 2016. ...

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Digital inclusion is the foundation of financial inclusion

Digital inclusion is the foundation of financial inclusion. We have certain fundamental approach for commitment as far as digital platform is concerned. The first and foremost is, we want to become the leaders in the field digital revolution in the world. Second important attribute of our initiative is, we simply don’t want to digitize ...

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New Paradigms in Financial Inclusion for New India Jan Dhan – Banking the Unbanked

Ever thought of a life without access to basic banking services? For a certain section of people, it is difficult to imagine a life without these facilities. But, Census 2011 presented a different picture when the purview is expanded. Out of 24.66 Crore households, only 14.48 Crore households were availing banking services. In rural areas...

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Highlights of Reforms Measures in Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume-2

Managing and reducing the various risks in agriculture activities can make the sector resilient, increase profitability and can ensure stable income flows to the farmers. The following reforms are suggested for increasing productivity in agriculture and allied sector:...

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CAG can audit Pvt. Companies if Govt Revenue is in question

Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India Versus Union of India & Others (Delhi High Court) - The Delhi High Court has delivered a judgement in the case of Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India Versus Union of India & Others on the powers of CAG to audit the revenues of Private Telecom Companies flowing to the Consolidated Fund of India...

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Publishing loan defaulter’s photos in newspapers is illegal

Ujjal Kumar Das & Anr. Vs State Bank of India & Ors. (Calcutta High Court) - Whether or not a secured creditor, which has initiated action for enforcement of its security interest in terms of the provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Asset and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002...

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SAT held Ranbaxy Director Guilty of insider trading

V.K. Kaul Vs Adjudicating Officer, Securities & Exchange Board of India (Securities Appelate Tribunals Mumbai) - It is highly improbable to believe the statement of Mrs. Bala Kaul that she bought shares of the target company because of its intrinsic value and strong fundamentals. If that was so, it is not clear, what made her sell these shares on April 10, 2008, when Solrex was still in the process of investin...

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Stamp Papers valid even after six month of Purchase

Thiruvengada Pillai Vs. Navaneethammal & Anr. (Supreme Court of India) - The Indian Stamp Act, 1899, nowhere prescribes any expiry date for use of a stamp paper. Section 54 merely provides that a person possessing a stamp paper for which he has no immediate use (which is not spoiled or rendered unfit or useless), can seek refund of the value thereof by surrendering such ...

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Courts should not interfere in policy matters of State unless policy violates mandate of Constitution

Shanmuga Patro Vs Ministry of Finance (Delhi High Court) - Division Benches of this Court in Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Vs. UOI ILR (1974) Del 847 and Peoples Union for Democratic Rights Vs. Ministry of Home Affairs ILR (1987) Del 235 have held that where the power to do or not to do a thing is optional and discretionary and there is no statutory obligation, dire...

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National Savings Time Deposit (Amendment) Rules, 2017

These rules may be called the National Savings Time Deposit (Amendment) Rules, 2017. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. In the National Savings Time Deposit Rules, 1981, in rule 5, in sub-rule (1), for the words two hundred, the words “one hundred...

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National Savings (Monthly Income Account) Rules, 2017

Notification No. G.S.R. 1239(E) - (03/10/2017) - In the National Savings (Monthly Income Account) Rules, 1987, in rule 5, in sub-rule 1, for the words one thousand five hundred, the words one hundred shall be substituted....

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PPF account deemed to be closed on Resident A/c holder becoming non Resident

Notification No. G.S.R.1237(E) - (03/10/2017) - If a resident who opened an account under this scheme, subsequently becomes a non Resident during the currency of the maturity period, the account shall be deemed to be closed with effect from the day he becomes a non-resident and interest with effect from that date shall be paid at the rate applica...

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Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (Amendment) Rules, 2017

Notification No. G.S.R.1235(E) - (03/10/2017) - In the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme Rules, 2004, in rule 2, in clause (d), in sub-clause (ii), in the second proviso, for the words irrespective of the above age limit the words on attaining the age of fifty years shall be substituted....

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NSC shall be deemed to be encashed on the day of attaining Non-Resident Status

Notification No. G.S.R. 1238(E) - (03/10/2017) - Provided that if a resident Indian having purchased a certificate, subsequently becomes Non-Resident during the currency of the maturity period, the certificate shall be encashed or deemed to be encashed be encashed on the day he becomes a non-Resident, and ab interest shall be paid at the rate appl...

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National Savings Time Deposit (Amendment) Rules, 2017

These rules may be called the National Savings Time Deposit (Amendment) Rules, 2017. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. In the National Savings Time Deposit Rules, 1981, in rule 5, in sub-rule (1), for the words two hundred, the words “one hundred” shall be substituted....

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National Savings (Monthly Income Account) Rules, 2017

Notification No. G.S.R. 1239(E) (03/10/2017)

In the National Savings (Monthly Income Account) Rules, 1987, in rule 5, in sub-rule 1, for the words one thousand five hundred, the words one hundred shall be substituted....

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PPF account deemed to be closed on Resident A/c holder becoming non Resident

Notification No. G.S.R.1237(E) (03/10/2017)

If a resident who opened an account under this scheme, subsequently becomes a non Resident during the currency of the maturity period, the account shall be deemed to be closed with effect from the day he becomes a non-resident and interest with effect from that date shall be paid at the rate applicable to the Post Office Saving Account up...

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Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (Amendment) Rules, 2017

Notification No. G.S.R.1235(E) (03/10/2017)

In the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme Rules, 2004, in rule 2, in clause (d), in sub-clause (ii), in the second proviso, for the words irrespective of the above age limit the words on attaining the age of fifty years shall be substituted....

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NSC shall be deemed to be encashed on the day of attaining Non-Resident Status

Notification No. G.S.R. 1238(E) (03/10/2017)

Provided that if a resident Indian having purchased a certificate, subsequently becomes Non-Resident during the currency of the maturity period, the certificate shall be encashed or deemed to be encashed be encashed on the day he becomes a non-Resident, and ab interest shall be paid at the rate applicable to the Post Office Savings Accoun...

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4 Financial Planning tips for 4 realistic life situations

In our lives we come across different sets of “dos-and-don’ts” for different situations. A closer examination of such rules reveals that these simple lists are actually a storehouse of wisdom. In the world of finance too, there are certain such set of rules, which can do a lot of good for us....

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4 primary factors to consider when investing in property

There are some important factors to consider when investing in property. If these factors are considered when investing in property, it will help increase the capital appreciation and rental income from the property. So pay proper attention to these primary factors to consider when investing in property....

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Fixed Deposit: Things No One Told You about Investing in Them

Fixed deposit has remained the most favored investment option as it not only preserves your capital but also provides surety of returns that are going to be only profitable. Even though the trend is changing and investors are moving on to other preferred modes of investment the old world charm of a fixed deposit remains […]...

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Posted Under: Finance |

3 influential factors that can make or break your stock market investments

It happens to many of us. Perhaps it does not happen universally, but, deep in our heart we know that this syndrome is a reality. There is a task at hand or perhaps a hard decision is demanded by the situation, the odds for the success of the job or decision ranges from mildly favorable to unfavorable; often in such situations we are temp...

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Govt exempts Gems & Jewellery dealers from PMLA Requirements

G.S.R. 1223(E) (06/10/2017)

The Government has received representations from various Associations in the Gems and Jewellery sector with respect to certain incongruities in Notification No. 4/2017 dated 23rd August, 2017, wherein dealers in precious metals, precious stones and other high value goods were notified as person carrying on designated business and professi...

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