Radhika or Shilpa: Who wore the sari dress better?

Looks like the pleated sari dress is set to become fashion’s most unexpected trend of 2021. Radhika Apte embraced the trend and wowed in a Saaksha & Kinni abstract print, hand pleated sari dress. Looking fabulous in the blue silhouette, she rounded off the look with black heels, brown lips and wind swept hair. All […]


U.S. employers add 916,000 jobs in March as hiring accelerates

Many forecasters predict enough hiring in the coming months to recover nearly all those lost jobs by year’s end America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and […]


‘Bought at 21, now at 49. Hold or sell?’

Ajit Mishra, vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers your queries: Raj Kumar Srivastava: We have following stocks. Please advise. Ajit Mishra: 1. VRL Logistic @285- Exit 2. General Insurance @255- Exit 3. L&T Finance Holding @110- Hold 4.NMDC @138- Exit 5. Vedanta @153- Exit 6. ITC @244- Hold 7. RITES @328 – Hold 8. ICICI Bank @491- Hold 9. KNR Construction @263- […]


Review: pTron Bassbuds Vista TWS earbuds

Are they worth the price? Ashish Narsale finds out. The pTron, a subsidiary of Indian tech company Palred Technologies Ltd, has just launched the pTron Bassbuds Vista True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds. Priced at Rs 1,299, it is cheaper than premium TWS earbuds and comes with a 5W Qi wireless charger. But is it worth […]


At 28L, average CTC at ISB up by 8%

Of the 1,145 offers made this year, consulting firms made up 34 per cent, followed by banking, financial services and insurance, pharma/healthcare, IT/ITeS and FMCG/retail.Vinay Umarji reports. The Indian School of Business has belied fears in a pandemic year to post an 8.32 per cent rise in the annual salaries on offer for its Post […]


MFs to purchase your dream home in 5-7 years?

‘I am trying to save up to 40,000 per month and my goal is for purchasing a house in next 5-7 years.Is my current strategy correct?’ Omkeshwar Singh, Head, Rank MF, a mutual fund investment platform, answers your queries: Vivek Pandey: My age is 31. I am trying to save up to 40,000 per month […]


Planning a new car? 3 ways to acquire one

Lease, Subscribe or Own?Bindisha Sarang has the answers. Why own when you can subscribe? This mantra is slowly catching on in urban India, just like it has in the Western world. As per the media reports, the country’s two biggest automobile manufacturers, Maruti and Hyundai, are seeing good traction in subscription-based flexible ownership of vehicles. […]