Sports

Ravichandran Ashwin lays out difference between Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane’s captaincy

Ravichandran Ashwin said Virat Kohli does a few things differently from Ajinkya Rahane when leading the Indian team but that the way they go about their captaincy duties is similar. “I am totally blown away by the kind of comparisons people like to make when it comes to captaincy. I feel this Indian team has […]

Budget 2020

What is the difference between UPI and digital wallets?

1) Unified payment interface (UPI) transaction is a direct bank to bank transfer whereas digital wallets act like intermediaries between bank accounts. 2) UPI uses virtual payment address and identity whereas digital wallets use mobile number. 3) UPI transaction limit is Rs 1 lakh per transaction while the wallet transaction is limited to Rs 10,000 […]

Budget 2020

Difference between direct plan and regular plan of mutual funds

1. Direct plans are directly offered by the fund houses whereas regular plans are bought through intermediaries or distributors like Independent financial advisers, banks or NBFCs. 2. Direct plans have no commissions and brokerage whereas for regular plans, commission or brokerage is paid to the intermediaries. 3. Expense ratio of a direct plan is lower […]

Sports

Rohan Bopanna: ‘Iyengar Yoga made a difference to my knees in lockdown’

Written by Shahid Judge | Updated: November 15, 2020 8:16:18 am Rohan Bopanna India’s highest-ranked doubles player, ranked World No. 39, Rohan Bopanna, 40, reached the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters last week, with his partner, Austrian player Oliver Marach, before they lost 6-0, 7-6. Since he resumed touring this year in August, the 2017 […]

Budget 2020

What is the difference between a mutual fund scheme and Portfolio Management Service?

1. Mutual funds (MF) use the pooled accounts for the funds and securities whereas Portfolio Management Service (PMS) uses a separate bank account and demat account for each client. 2. Minimum investment amount for a mutual fund is Rs 5,000 while the same is Rs 50 lakh for PMS. 3. The market value of mutual […]

Budget 2020

If you don’t care about tax concessions, here are ways to donate and make a difference

By Uma Shashikant When we discuss giving and charity, many tell me that they worry about how their money will be used. The primary concern is that money may not be spent on the cause but on the organisation and its activities. Valid but hugely overstated concern. Administrative and other costs are invariably incurred when […]