Govt amends Atal Pension Yojana
Mar 22, 2016 at 16:24 | Source:
New Delhi: Government has amended Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to give an option to the spouse to continue to contribute for balance period on premature death of the subscriber.It has decided to give an option to the spouse of the subscriber to continue...
Wall Street flat as Fed still dominates investor sentiment| Reuters
Mar 22, 2016 at 01:15 | Source:
New York Wall Street traded flat on Monday as investors searched for fresh catalysts and grappled with mixed feelings about the U.S. Federal Reserve's dovish move last week that pushed the S&P 500 and Dow into positive territory for the year. U.S...
Govt likely to permit 100% FDI in 25 more segments of NBFCs
Mar 21, 2016 at 19:27 | Source:
New Delhi: Government is expected to propose 100 percent FDI in 25 more segments of NBFCs including commodity broking and infrastructure debt fund with a view to attract more foreign inflows.The proposal, according to sources, is based on the announc...
Congo presidential election opens under communications blackout| Reuters
Mar 20, 2016 at 15:45 | Source:
BRAZZAVILLE Voting in a presidential election in Congo Republic opened on Sunday under a government-imposed communications blackout as long-time leader Denis Sassou Nguesso sought to extend his rule over the Central African oil producer.Sassou Nguess...
New golden frog species discovered close to city area in Colombia
Mar 18, 2016 at 12:49 | Source:
New York:Researchers have discovered a new species of pale-gold coloured frog in the cloud forests of the high Andes in Colombia.The name of the frog, Pristimantis dorado, commemorates both its colour (dorado means 'golden' in Spanish) and El Dorado,...
Are you building a strong foundation for creating wealth?
Mar 18, 2016 at 12:48 | Source:
People who start saving for their future needs through investments often wonder the important things they need to do when they start investing. Interestingly, the answer lies in doing things that should precede investments in the first place. We are ...
Wall Street gains as commodities rally, dollar plunges | Reuters
Mar 18, 2016 at 01:45 | Source:
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average turned positive for the year on Thursday, a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled fewer interest rate hikes for the year. The Fed's dovish stance weighed on the U.S. dollar, which catapulted...
World Sufi Forum: How Sufism runs as a counter to hardline ideologies?
Mar 17, 2016 at 15:42 | Source:
By Ghulam Rasool DehlviIn an article published in The Guardian dated, 23 October 2014, Jason Webster explained how Sufism runs as 'a natural antidote to fanaticism'. Sufism-inspired discourses on peacemaking and counter-extremism and deradicalisation...
Euro rallies, stocks rise after dovish Fed statement| Reuters
Mar 17, 2016 at 01:30 | Source:
NEW YORK Stocks in major markets rose on Wednesday, led by Wall Street, and the U.S. dollar weakened after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady while lowering expectations for the number of rate hikes this year.The U.S. central bank noted t...