Category archives: Business

Ending country quota for Green Cards will lead to Indian, Chinese domination on path to US citizenship: Report

Removing country limits for Green Cards will drastically reduce waiting time for those in queue, mostly from India and China, and protect them from exploitative employers, but will also lead to people of these two countries dominating this route to US citizenship, according to a new report. “Indian (and to a lesser extent Chinese and Filipino) nationals wait in much longer queues of pending employment-based petitions” for Green Card than […]

Prajapatis Get Their ‘Kohinoor’: Two Labourers To Get Rs 2.30 Crore For Panna Mine’s One Of The Biggest Diamonds

The two labourers, Motilal and Raghuveer Prajapati, who found a large diamond in the mines of Panna District two months ago are set to see a sudden increase in their bank balance. They had their diamond auctioned last Friday for Rs 2.55 crore, and will soon receive the amount, reports Times of India. The diamond officer of Panna, Santosh Singh, said that a Jhansi-based jeweller and a BSP leader from […]

Top Tips for Building New Credit at Any Time

Top Tips for Building New Credit at Any Time Whether you are a student, entrepreneur or any other individual with an interest in building new credit, then you need some helpful insights. Considering the numerous things that can lead to a tpoor credit score, many people out there have already suffered a major blow. Bad credit mainly puts people at a disadvantage when they want to access loans either for […]

GST standard rate to be fixed between 12-18% as revenues increase: Arun Jaitley

Going forward, as tax revenues significantly increase, India will have GST slabs of 0 per cent, 5 per cent and a standard rate between 12-18 per cent for commonly-used items, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday. Luxury and sin goods will, however, continue to be taxed in a higher bracket. In a Facebook post titled Eighteen Months of GST’, Jaitley said, of the 1,216 commodities which are used, broadly 183 […]

Soon, no more free incoming calls on Airtel, Vodafone-Idea

Telecom operators Airtel and Vodafone-Idea may soon do away with life-time free incoming plans by charging a minimum amount from subscribers to keep their number in use. Telcos feel that the aggressive competition in the market led by Reliance Jio has not only impacted their revenue, but also have led them to revamp the current tariffs. Customers will no longer be able to avail life-time free incoming calls. This comes […]


Technical Guruji becomes world’s first tech YouTube channel with 10 million subscribers

Technical Guruji, a YouTube channel run by Dubai-based Gaurav Choudhary, which is one of the most subscribed tech YouTube channel has now become the world’s first tech YouTube channel with 10 million subscribers and over 800 million views. Gaurav Choudhary, the man behind the world’s only most subscribed tech YouTube channel — Technical Guruji — rose to fame for his tech videos in Hindi. Technical Guruji basically provides information and […]

How solar lanterns are giving power to the people of India and Africa

Clean-energy lights are transforming lives—and creating entrepreneurs—in Africa and India. Prashant Mandal flips on a candy-bar-size LED light in the hut he shares with his wife and four children. Instantly hues of canary yellow and ocean blue—reflecting off the plastic tarps that serve as the family’s roof and walls—fill the cramped space where they sleep. Mandal, a wiry 42-year-old with a thick black beard and a lazy eye, gestures with […]

Paytm owner One97 Communications widens net loss to Rs 1,490 cr

Paytm’s parent company One97 Communications has reported a higher net loss of Rs 1,490.4 crore for the year ended on March 31, 2018, compared to Rs 879.6 crore in the previous fiscal, according to regulatory filings. One97 Communications’ revenues from operations, however, grew manifold to Rs 2,987.41 crore in FY2017-18 as against Rs 624.76 crore in FY2016-17, according to the company’s filings to the Corporate Affairs Ministry provided by business […]

Reliance Jio unveils new Rs 1,699 plan, diwali 100% cashback offer

Reliance Jio is once again ready to disrupt the telecom sector with its exciting festive offer. Jio has announced the Jio Diwali 100 percent cashback offer which brings to users a 100 percent cashback. The Rs 1,699 plan, announced as part of Jio Diwali Dhamaka offer on October 18, will give users 1.5GB data and 100 free SMSs per day and unlimited voice calls for a year. In addition to […]

Flipkart Big Billion Days and Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale

The online shopping battles are about to get underway. The e-commerce giant Flipkart will organize the Big Billion Days Sale from October 10 to October 14. At the same time, Amazon India will also host the Great Indian Festival from October 10 to October 15. During this period, both shopping platorms will offer huge discounts on various products ranging from smartphones, electronics, accessories to fashion and home decor. Apart from […]