Author Archives: Loknath

How a Plan Helped Financial Life

Pramod wants to ensure that the financial mistakes he committed do not get passed on to the next generation. Photo: Jithendra M/Mint One of the biggest money mistakes Sai Pramod G.N. says he made in his life was investing in a single asset class—real estate—by being in a hurry to clear off his home loan. He bought a house in ... Read More »

PNB fraud case: Mehul Choksi’s location revealed to CBI, ED at the last moment

Gitanjali Gems promoter Mehul Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi are at the centre of the $2 billion fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB). New Delhi: A day after PNB fraud accused Mehul Choksi was traced to Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean islands, persons familiar with the developments said investigating agencies, including the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate, were ... Read More »

How to evaluate HDFC MF IPO

Experts believe that fund houses with a large proportion of direct sales have a better brand and bigger pricing power when it comes to fixing commissions for distributors. Photo: iStock The initial public offer (IPO) of HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd,India’s second largest fund house with assets of ₹3.06 trillion, is open from 25-27 July. The issue price on a ₹5 ... Read More »

10 breakfast items from around India that are a must-have

1. Must have Indian breakfast items Simply put, the thing about waking up early is that it’s not something anybody likes to do. That is unless we’re being offered food that we really like, rather love. A wise man once said, “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” Here are 10 dishes from ... Read More »

8 things you didn’t know you could do with your pressure cooker

1. ​The joy of cooking with a pressure cooker We all know how to make beans, lentils, and rice in a pressure cooker. But the real magic lies beyond the conventional approach. Today, we are going to take you through some amazing and mouth-watering dishes that can actually be made in a cooker and trust us, they taste heavenly (or ... Read More »

10 sweet dishes your Bengali friend lives for

1. Mouth-watering Bengali desserts Besides their extensive knowledge of literature and music, the one thing that Bengalis are proud of and unconditionally love is their food, especially the sweet-dishes. If you too have a Bengali friend, then we certainly understand the pain you suffer while waiting for your buddy to come back after the festive season. Well, waiting for the ... Read More »

Bajaj REVEALS Husqvarna motorcycles’ launch timeline for India

Bajaj Auto has just revealed that the Husqvarna range of retro-modern motorcycles will be launched in India during 2019. This announcement was made at Bajaj Auto’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday at Pune. The Husqvarna small capacity motorcycles including the Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 will be built at Bajaj Auto’s Chakan factory, alongside the KTMs. The Husqvarnas will ... Read More »

CUSTOMIZED cars of famous Indians: Anand Mahindra’s TUV300 to Priyanka Chopra’s Rolls-Royce

Car customisation is a way of life and gives a unique identity to your vehicle. In India, however, strict laws against customisation keeps enthusiasts away from altering their vehicles. While there are quite a few modification houses in India and a few enthusiastic owners who personalise their vehicles in different ways, there are a few celebrities too, who own a ... Read More »

Hyundai Creta-rivaling Suzuki Vitara SUV SPIED testing in India

Maruti Suzuki’s Hyundai Creta rivaling SUV – the Suzuki Vitara – has been spied testing yet again in India. The SUV  in question was caught competely uncamouflaged but did have a code-name – G464 – on it. What this means is that it  could be a test mule that Maruti Suzuki is testing in India. However, the automaker is yet ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium arrives in the UK in late September

Sony Android Sony unveiled the flagship Xperia XZ2 Premium in April, and it’s expected to become available in the US at the end of this month. While we’ve seen it on pre-order in some other places, so far it hasn’t received anything resembling a global launch. That may slowly change in the coming weeks, however. Clove, an online retailer from the UK, has just announced that ... Read More »