Do Olympic Athletes have to pay Taxes on Awards?
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Do Olympic Athletes have to pay Taxes on Awards?

“...aur fir hum Gold jeetega, aur humara Jhanda lehrayega”

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e-RUPI : Can it revamp India’s Public Distribution System?
Economy

e-RUPI : Can it revamp India’s Public Distribution System?

Ever thought, what if the government gives us money for the vaccine instead of providing vaccines for free?

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Everything you should know about the Yield Curve
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Everything you should know about the Yield Curve

With changing times and varied preferences, financial markets have been witnessing an influx of various securities. Potential investors are free to pick and choose the most feasible one among the lot.

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The Mysterious Richie Rich- Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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The Mysterious Richie Rich- Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Treasure! Pirates of the Caribbean, Indiana Jones, The Mummy; this word usually seems so unreal that all people can think of, when they hear it for the first time, are just movies that are based on it.

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How are Inflation & Interest Rates Related?
Economy

How are Inflation & Interest Rates Related?

Any ‘chai pe charcha’ is usually incomplete without discussing how pricey goods are becoming day-by-day, or without listening to parents rant about how inexpensive lifestyle used to be when they were kids. Well, this is the tragic magic of inflation, fellas!

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Fiscal Deficit: Is it really bad for the economy?
Economy

Fiscal Deficit: Is it really bad for the economy?

No matter how scarce revenue collection is, the Government must loosen its purse strings to uplift the country. When it spends more than it earns, there arises a Fiscal Deficit. But is it that bad?

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Dollar vs Rupee: Where to Invest?
Economy

Dollar vs Rupee: Where to Invest?

If you traced the dollar rate back to independence, you wouldn't believe that the rupee was at par with the US dollar! If that rate prevailed now, you could have bought the latest iPhone for just Rs 1300! Or you could have added luxury cars like Porsche or Tesla to your collection at just Rs 1 Lakh! Unfortunately, that is not the case.

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Why is RBI’s dividend a godsend for the Government?
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Why is RBI’s dividend a godsend for the Government?

Last week, the RBI announced a dividend payout of close to ₹ 1 Trillion for the Indian Government! But how, why & so what? If you aren’t aware, here’s help.

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How does the BCCI earn money?
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How does the BCCI earn money?

The BCCI has made a fortune out of the gentleman's game. So, today, let's dive deep into crick-finance and understand how the BCCI makes money.

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Covaxin vs Covishield vs Sputnik V: Know the Difference
Economy

Covaxin vs Covishield vs Sputnik V: Know the Difference

There has been a lot of fuss in the markets concerning vaccines. And people aren't much aware. So, today, we'll make things clear for you.

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Lalit Modi Scam: Rise and Fall of the IPL Mastermind
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Lalit Modi Scam: Rise and Fall of the IPL Mastermind

A saga or a fiasco, what was it? There are two sides to the story of the architect of our beloved IPL. But many are unaware. So, today, we’ll tell you...

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What went wrong with India’s Vaccination strategy?
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What went wrong with India’s Vaccination strategy?

What is believed to be the world’s largest vaccination drive isn’t all that rosy! Read this piece to make sense of how India messed up its covid vaccination strategy.

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6 Ways To Beat Inflation With Investments
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6 Ways To Beat Inflation With Investments

Inflation refers to a measure of increase in the price level of goods and services. Sounds familiar? But how do you escape from the perils of inflation?

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Is Work From Home too much of a good thing?
Economy

Is Work From Home too much of a good thing?

Bed-desk-bed: it’s time WFH becomes mainstream again! But is the ‘go to work’ culture over yet? And is WFH economically viable in the first place? Well, let’s decode.

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Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvITs): All you need to know
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Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvITs): All you need to know

The pandemic is back. And that too, much more powerful than before. It has caused a crisis in the metro cities. But this could have been avoided. Only if the government had focused more on infrastructure. Now you know how essential it is to do so? 

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Interest Rates तथा Bond की कीमत के बीच रिलेशन
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Interest Rates तथा Bond की कीमत के बीच रिलेशन

भारतीय Debt Market को आप आसान भाषा में 2 अलग-अलग श्रेणियों में रख सकते हो - लॉन्ग टर्म Debt मार्किट तथा शार्ट टर्म Debt मार्किट। जब भी Debt Securities में एक साल से कम की Maturity के लिए कोई ट्रेड होता है तो इसे Money Market Transaction के नाम से जाना जाता है। इसी प्रकार जब Debt Securities में एक साल से ज्यादा की Maturity के लिए कोई ट्रेड होता है तो इसे एक Bond Transaction के नाम से जाना जाता है। RBI MOnetary Policy  दोनों को ही कहीं न कहीं प्रभावित करती है। तो आइये जरा RBI Monetary Policy के Bond Market पर प्रभाव के बारे में अध्ययन करते है -

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Why is Inflation at record high levels now?
Economy

Why is Inflation at record high levels now?

Blinders on to COVID figures, and what’s the other thing going up? Inflation, sure it is. And it’s incumbent on us to talk about it…

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Most Interesting Brand Battles Of India!
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Most Interesting Brand Battles Of India!

Do you know how your preference of buying a product affects a business and its competitors? Let's take a situation. If you are sent to the supermarket to buy salt, would you spare any time to decide between Tata Salt, Aashirvaad Salt, or any other brand available? Generally speaking, you wouldn't. You might randomly choose Tata Salt because you saw its unique advertisement sometime back, and it stayed in your mind. This choice of yours increases the sale of Tata salt by one unit in comparison to other brands. This might seem trivial for a small quantity. But yeah, it does make a difference.

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