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  • MC Explains | What is JioAirFiber and how does it work? Aug 29, 2022 05:19 PM IST

    MC Explains | What is JioAirFiber and how does it work?

    Jio demonstrated one of AirFiber’s capabilities, where users will be able to watch a live IPL match with multiple camera angles in ultra HD at the same time. Users can also dynamically switch between the camera angles.

  • In Charts | China's growth slowdown explained Aug 19, 2022 12:04 PM IST

    In Charts | China's growth slowdown explained

    The world's second-largest economy is slowing down. And that has sent alarm bells ringing around the world. In fact, if Nomura is to be believed, the downcycle has just started.

  • Explained | Tax & other benefits you can enjoy as a member of an Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) Jul 07, 2022 04:46 PM IST

    Explained | Tax & other benefits you can enjoy as a member of an Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)

    Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) has separate tax liabilities and exemptions under section 80C of the IT Act. Watch this video to know what is an HUF, how does it work and what are the benefits you get from being a member of an HUF? Karunya Rao explains

  • Explained | Why RBI laid out draft norms for IT services outsourcing by banks Jun 27, 2022 02:41 PM IST

    Explained | Why RBI laid out draft norms for IT services outsourcing by banks

    Regulated entities intending to outsource any of their IT activities are expected to put in place a comprehensive board-approved IT outsourcing policy, central bank said.

  • BS 6 Phase II and CAFE II norms: All you need to know Jun 18, 2022 07:50 PM IST

    BS 6 Phase II and CAFE II norms: All you need to know

    How CAFE II norms and the soon-to-be-implemented BS 6 emission norms will change the automotive landscape.

  • IL&FS Board resolves Rs 55,000 crore debt so far: 5 key questions answered Mar 30, 2022 03:51 PM IST

    IL&FS Board resolves Rs 55,000 crore debt so far: 5 key questions answered

    IL&FS stepped into trouble after a subsidiary, IL&FS Transportation, defaulted on loan repayment in 2018.

  • Explainer | Artificial Intelligence, and its impact on advertising Jan 21, 2022 03:35 PM IST

    Explainer | Artificial Intelligence, and its impact on advertising

    Currently, AI cannot make decisions on its own, and it always requires human intervention at one stage or the other. AI will no doubt improve over time, and it will show in the form of better personalisation, and interactivity

  • Explainer: An overview of RBI’s efforts to encourage retail investment in debt markets Jan 11, 2022 10:43 AM IST

    Explainer: An overview of RBI’s efforts to encourage retail investment in debt markets

    The reasons for poor retail participation in the debt market are low awareness and understanding of bond markets, high transaction costs, and lack of access to the market. The RBI is trying to rectify these flaws 

  • Omicron may not be the final variant, but it may be the final variant of concern Dec 25, 2021 08:09 AM IST

    Omicron may not be the final variant, but it may be the final variant of concern

    Perhaps omicron won’t get any better because it is limited by genetic probability. In the same way that zebras haven’t evolved eyes at the back of their heads to avoid predators.

  • Explainer: Why are the resident doctors protesting over delay in NEET-PG counselling? Dec 20, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Explainer: Why are the resident doctors protesting over delay in NEET-PG counselling?

    The protesting doctors argue that the postponement of NEET-PG counselling has resulted in zero admission of fresh postgraduate doctors. This has led to underutilisation of precious medical seats available, and has also overburdened junior residents working in various hospital departments.

  • Explained: Why the shipping container crisis will not end soon Nov 21, 2021 08:03 AM IST

    Explained: Why the shipping container crisis will not end soon

    In the pre-COVID days, the movement and turnaround of containers were pretty efficient. The pandemic changed all that. There are no easy fixes to the problem, and experts say that the crisis may persist for another year.

  • Explainer: How US rules on international travel are changing Nov 07, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Explainer: How US rules on international travel are changing

    All adult foreign nationals traveling to the U.S. must be fully vaccinated before boarding their flight. Like before, travelers will still have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure.

  • Pro Explainer: What is an NFT and what makes it so popular? Nov 02, 2021 09:02 AM IST

    Pro Explainer: What is an NFT and what makes it so popular?

    Given the recent rapid rise in NFT values, it is likely that this market will experience boom and bust cycles, similar to previous crypto innovations 

  • IRCTC-Railways convenience fee kerfuffle: Why did the stock tank, who decides the charge and other questions answered Oct 29, 2021 07:52 PM IST

    IRCTC-Railways convenience fee kerfuffle: Why did the stock tank, who decides the charge and other questions answered

    The decision to withdraw the revenue sharing announcement came on Twitter first, from the secretary of DIPAM, and seemed like a knee-jerk response to the stock hammering that IRCTC suffered. But it remains to be seen whether Indian Railways in its hunt for revenue streams spares the IRCTC and its investors.

  • Explainer: Nobel Economics Prize of 2021 Oct 12, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    Explainer: Nobel Economics Prize of 2021

    The Nobel Prize in Economics for 2021 has been awarded to three economists: David Card, Guido Imbens and Joshua Angrist. This explainer discusses the work of the three economists which led the Nobel Committee to award them the prize. 

  • Explained | What are freak trades and how you can protect your investment against them Sep 17, 2021 02:59 PM IST

    Explained | What are freak trades and how you can protect your investment against them

    Freak trades are where participants report trades being executed far away from the current market price in F&O contracts

  • Explained | Why aluminium prices have soared sky high Sep 15, 2021 02:42 PM IST

    Explained | Why aluminium prices have soared sky high

    This year, aluminium prices have risen about 50 percent, which is a matter of concern even for some producers of the metal. When prices were about 10 percent lower in the beginning of September, The China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association said the price surge was “irrational”.

  • Explained | PM Modi launches vehicle scrappage policy: What it means for private car owners Aug 13, 2021 05:12 PM IST

    Explained | PM Modi launches vehicle scrappage policy: What it means for private car owners

    The new vehicle scrappage policy, unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 13 and aimed at recycling old and unfit vehicles, is expected to draw investments of around Rs 10,000 crore and give impetus to circular economy. Here is what the policy entails.

  • Explained | Here's how hackers stole $613 million in cryptocurrency from Poly Network Aug 12, 2021 08:07 PM IST

    Explained | Here's how hackers stole $613 million in cryptocurrency from Poly Network

    Recently, hackers made off with $613 million in cryptocurrency taking advantage of Poly Network. How did they do it?

  • Explained: What is the Add-On Price Band Framework introduced by BSE? Aug 12, 2021 09:24 AM IST

    Explained: What is the Add-On Price Band Framework introduced by BSE?

    The stock exchange’s measures on curbing price movements in certain shares are aimed at protecting the interests of investors.

  • Explainer: Where does the harassment probe report leave New York Governor Andrew Cuomo? Aug 04, 2021 01:44 PM IST

    Explainer: Where does the harassment probe report leave New York Governor Andrew Cuomo?

    Investigators said on Tuesday that they had substantiated sexual harassment allegations against New York Governor Cuomo from 11 women, many of whom have worked for him.

  • New Delhi’s battle with WhatsApp mirrors high-stakes global battle over encryption May 29, 2021 09:00 AM IST

    New Delhi’s battle with WhatsApp mirrors high-stakes global battle over encryption

    The debate over end-to-end encryption isn’t just about crime: It rests on the belief that there is a tech-fix for social behaviours like inflammatory rumour or pornography. The advocates of these ideas should think again.

  • Explainer: What set off the latest round of violence in Jerusalem? May 11, 2021 12:16 PM IST

    Explainer: What set off the latest round of violence in Jerusalem?

    On May 11 Israeli army said it hit 130 'military targets' in Gaza in retaliation, after Palestinian militant groups launched rockets towards Israel. The recent clashes began at the start of Ramadan on April 12.

  • Explained: Government bond yields and impact on equity markets Mar 07, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    Explained: Government bond yields and impact on equity markets

    One of the ingredients of equity valuation is the cost of capital which is directly linked to government bond yields. So if the bond yields rise, the implied cost of capital increases.

  • Explained | The journey of an IPO—from naming merchant bankers to listing on bourses Feb 22, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    Explained | The journey of an IPO—from naming merchant bankers to listing on bourses

    Before it hits the market, an initial public offering goes through a rigorous process of checks and balances, which can take months, if not more. We look at various stages that go into the making of an IPO.

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