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Before choosing schemes, decide how much money you need for each goal and the time horizon

I’m not a regular investor. I have invested about Rs1 lakh in ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund, series 14; Rs20,000 each in Aditya Birla Sunlife Equity Fund, Axis Long Term Equity Fund, and SBI Magnum Multicap Fund; and about Rs10,000 in Franklin India High Growth Companies Fund. Please guide me on starting an SIP of about Rs40,000 per month. I ... Read More »

What Education Technology Companies Need To Know About Schools

As an innovation team focused on improving the world through education, my colleagues and I are often the first port of call for ed tech startups hoping to go to market or to scale their products globally. As such, we review hundreds of ed tech products per year and, in some cases, set up pilot programs to assess impact and ... Read More »

Xbox One X: Everything you need to know about this powerful gaming console

Xbox One X. That’s the official name Microsoft has given to Project Scorpio, the upcoming 4K-ready cousin to the Xbox One. It will, in Microsoft’s words, be “the most powerful console ever.” That was Microsoft’s main message during the console’s reveal at E3 2017, repeatedly emphasizing the Xbox One X’s advantages over the competing PlayStation 4 Pro (without ever mentioning ... Read More »

CAT 2017: This is how you need to start preparing for exam to get admission in IIMs

CAT 2017, which is going to be held on November 26, is now just three months away. CAT consists of three sections which are Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) and Quantitative Ability (QA). Each of these sections is allotted one hour and there are 100 questions altogether. Important topics in each section Quantitative ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One Phone Launched: Price, Specifications, and Everything Else You Need to Know

Xiaomi Mi A1, priced at Rs. 14,999, is the first Android One phone by the company HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi A1 price in India is Rs. 14,999 The smartphone will be available via Flipkart, Mi.com, and offline stores The Xiaomi Mi A1 has been guaranteed Android P update Xiaomi has unveiled its first Android One phone, the Xiaomi Mi A1, at an ... Read More »

The Toys R Us Christmas payment plan all parents need to know about

Toys R Us is launching a new payment programme to help parents make Christmas more easily affordable. Yuletide is only 16 weeks away and some parents will already be scouring the shelves for that special gift for their young ones. However, it is a time when the worry caused by financial pressure can take the shine off festivities. With this ... Read More »

12 takeaways from the IIM Bill. All you need to know

IIMs would become institutes of national importance with power to grant degrees. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill 2017 to allow them greater autonomy and empower them to grant degrees instead of diplomas as is the practice now. Here are the key features of the much debated IIM bill: 1) ... Read More »

Need help picking a streaming TV plan? These tools will help you decide.

Although I try my best to provide all the knowledge you need to cut cable TV through this column, words and charts alone aren’t always enough. With so many streaming TV bundles and standalone services to pick from, you might need some more powerful software to sift through all the options. For that, you can turn to streaming TV guide services ... Read More »

Christmas tickets you need to book NOW before they sell out

Yes, we know the summer holidays have only just begun. But, as anyone who tried to get tickets to last year’s Polar Express knows, if you want to enjoy a magical Christmas with your kids, you’ve got to get ahead of the crowd when it comes to booking tickets. Believe it or not, many peak-time slots are already starting to sell out ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day 2017: Everything you need to know about Amazon’s shopping extravaganza

Prime Day, Amazon’s summer shopping event, is back for its third appearance. On Monday, July 10, Amazon will offer deals for thirty hours on more than 100,000 products on its sites around the world. Bargain hunters can track all the action via the company’s Prime Day landing page. For those who’ve yet to check out Prime Day, the event’s purpose may seem ... Read More »