India needs a minister of investment, not just finance

India needs a minister for investment. Whoever wins the May 23 election count, the next government must find somebody who will boldly open the doors to American and Japanese capital. Another statist intervention in a country that labors under an excess of bureaucracy might not look like much of a solution to anything. But for […]

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PayPal makes a big marketplace play with its $500M investment in Uber

Uber’s  announcement of its IPO pricing earlier today came with a $500 million belated Easter egg. The payments giant PayPal is making a half-billion-dollar investment in the company, paying $47 per share, which gives the company a valuation of $78.8 billion (in the middle of the range of Uber’s IPO pricing of $44-$50 per share). Neither Uber nor PayPal  gave […]

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Heritage High: A film festival celebrates the culture of cities

THE excitement was palpable as students from 10 schools in and around the tricity got together at St Kabir Public School for the INTACH Filmit Film Festival 2019-20, to celebrate their own efforts in creating short films which showcase the heritage and culture of their city. The festival was organised by INTACH’S (Indian National Trust […]

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Planning To Invest Your Money? Here’s A Beginner’s Guide

As a beginner, the most valuable input is appropriate advice and investment guidance. Money lying idle in a bank account earns a nominal interest. Financial experts advise investors to park their wealth in schemes that offer higher returns. However, too many investment options available in the market may confuse many. One of the basic rules […]

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Ace your board exams with these tips to a healthy lifestyle

Regardless of how well-prepared you are, board exam time is always a stressful period. Board exams are around the corner and it is the time of the year when all that matters are grades. If you are a parent to a would-be-appearing board exam student or a student experiencing examination blues, you might be trying […]

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