Budget 2020

As market moderates, Robinhoods may seek safety of MFs, Ulips

MUMBAI: One of the biggest stories of the financial year gone by was the great migration of retail investors in the country from mutual funds to direct equity. Disheartened by mediocre returns from mutual funds and armed with zero-cost mobile trading applications, millions of retail and high net-worth investors chose to dip into direct equity […]

Budget 2020

Prices of medicines to go up a tad; companies seek 20% jump

(This story originally appeared in on Mar 20, 2021) MUMBAI: Prices of essential medicines including painkillers, antiinfectives, cardiac and antibiotics could go up marginally from April, with the government allowing drug makers an increase in line with the change in the annual Wholesale Price Index (WPI). The annual change in WPI notified by the government […]

Budget 2020

Four States seek ₹16,467-cr special financial package

Four states including Andhra Pradesh and Goa have sought ₹16,467 crore as special financial package from the Centre, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, has received requests from Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Manipur and Nagaland for the special financial packages, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur said […]

Sports

After becoming all-format captain, Babar says dream come true, will seek advice of Azhar, Sarfaraz

By: PTI | Updated: November 11, 2020 2:43:35 pm Babar Azam is leading the Pakistan cricket team in all three cricket formats now. (PCB) Handed Test captaincy along with leadership role in the limited-overs format, young Pakistan batsman Babar Azam remembered his days as a ball-picker in a Test match, saying he is living a […]