Author Archives: Loknath

Hero Xtreme 200S First Ride Review – Sportsbike Enough?

When we went to the launch of Xpulse 200 and 200T, Hero gave us a big surprise. It launched a third motorcycle out of nowhere, which again uses the same chassis and engine. Hero Xtreme 200S made its way in the Indian market as the fourth premium offering from the manufacturer. For your information, NO, it does not look like ... Read More »

Women’s Sports Foundation Partners With KT Tape For 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

USWNT midfielder Rose Lavelle (16) battles with Australia defender Ellie Carpenter (21) during a friendly match on April 4, 2019, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, CO. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) GETTY The Women’s Sports Foundation, founded in 1974 by tennis legend Billie Jean King, was created to ensure all girls and women have ... Read More »

Behavioural finance: Why you invest the way you do and how to improve it

.Behavioural finance is an interdisciplinary field that studies of how people make financial decisions in the real world. One of the core focuses of behavioural finance is to identify the shortcuts (heuristics) and other mental quirks (biases) that affect people’s financial decisions, and how they can often go astray. Behavioural researchers then look for practical, empirically tested techniques to overcome these obstacles, where possible. The field is simply fascinating ... Read More »

Do I need to update carrier settings on iPhone for Mint Mobile?

Best answer: Yes, you might have to update the carrier settings on your iPhone when using Mint Mobile. Luckily, the process is intuitive and straightforward. Your choice: Monthly Mobile Plans (from $15 at Mint Mobile) What’s Mint Mobile? Mint Mobile is a mobile virtual network operator (MYVO) that was founded in 2016 by California-based Ultra Mobile. The company offers prepaid mobile plans that ... Read More »

There should be a mechanism by which GST Council and Finance Commission can coordinate: N.K. Singh

N. K. Singh, Chairman 15th Finance commission, at a press conference in Mumbai on September 19, 2018. File photo: Vivek Bendre The Fifteenth Finance Commission is up against unprecedented challenges. First, the Goods and Services Tax has introduced an element of uncertainty in the revenue projections of the Union and State governments. More importantly, the Terms of Reference notified for the ... Read More »

Christmas chocolates spotted on sale at Woolies the same week as Easter

CHRISTMAS may have appeared to come eight months early for a major supermarket chain which has been selling festive season chocolates. The Limited Edition Christmas chocolates for sale at Woolworths, Cannon Hill, on Wednesday. Picture: Supplied Less than a week after the Easter bunny dropped by, a Brisbane mother was gobsmacked to find a towering display of Christmas Limited Edition ... Read More »

Not enough prop for AU Small Finance Bank’s lofty valuations

Mumbai: The highlights of AU Small Finance Bank Ltd’s fourth quarter (Q4) results would indicate that the lender deserves the lofty valuations it has currently. After all, net profit grew at an impressive 42% in Q4, backed by a healthy 35% growth in net interest income. What’s more, growth in assets under management was 51%, and the fact that deposit growth ... Read More »

Augmented Reality: The Future of Education

By 2025, two billion of the global population is going to be made up by the youngest generation: Generation Alpha, also known as the iGeneration. Generation Alpha are children born between 2010 and 2025. This is the first generation entirely born in the 21st century. These children are considered to be the most technological-infused demographic up to date. Generation Alpha use technology, smartphones, tablets, ... Read More »

Family finance: Biraris need to start planning early, invest surplus income to meet money goals

Kumar, 27, and Veta Birari, 28, are both software developers, who live in their own house, in Pune. They get a combined monthly salary of Rs 1.36 lakh, of which they are left with a surplus of Rs 57,930. In order to achieve their goals, they will need to put this amount to work instead of letting it idle in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A10e Gets Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Certification, Hints at Imminent Launch

Samsung launched the Galaxy A20e recently, a more stripped-down version of the Galaxy A20, in select markets. The South Korean giant is looking to do the same with the Galaxy A10, and the A10e has been spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance website, hinting at imminent launch. The Samsung Galaxy A10 is currently the most affordable option in the Galaxy A-series, ... Read More »