Month: January 2020

King January 28, 2020

Should I have equity in my retirement portfolio? A just-retired friend wanted to know. After dismissing equity investing as gambling, he finally became convinced by the many systemmatic investment plan (SIP) stories he heard. It was in his 50s that he started investing small amounts. Now without a pension and only his savings to rely upon, he is worried. He wants […]

King January 25, 2020

Mumbai: Indian sports social gaming startup Rooter has changed its business model by adding live and user-generated sports content to the app, in a move that will bring more sports fans to the platform. Since its launch in June 2016, Rooter’s focus has been on building a community of sports fans via live prediction games, match chat forums, […]

King January 24, 2020

Korean Club of Hyderabad organised a grand Korean Culture Fest recently at the Sarath City Capital Mall, Gachibowli. The Honorary Consulate General of Republic of Korea, Suresh Chukkapalli, graced the occasion as chief guest. The fest started off with a variety of stalls including Korean snacks, Kimchi, Korean calligraphy, face mask, and face painting, and […]

King January 21, 2020

According to a Mint news report, Kishore Biyani-led Future Group has scaled down its e-commerce venture. The report added that the Future Group has recently shuttered many of its EasyDay stores amid little traction for its EasyDay grocery app. The move isn’t surprising. “With rapid expansion, the costs for the company have gone up, and […]

King January 20, 2020

This was mentioned in a report submitted to the Islamabad High Court (IHC) by Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari. The court had earlier formed a commission, headed by Shireen Mazari, for making a complete report about the facilities and recommendations for reforms in jails. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah resumed the hearing of […]

King January 18, 2020

NEW DELHI: India is planning a new law to safeguard foreign investment by speeding up dispute resolution, aiming to attract more capital from overseas to boost stuttering domestic growth, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. In a 40-page initial draft, India’s finance ministry has proposed appointing a mediator and setting up fast-track courts to settle disputes between […]

King January 14, 2020

Even by the standards of Donald Trump’s history of following bombastic threats with public or private backtracking, the reversal of the president’s threat to attack Iranian cultural sites in the aftermath of his assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was jarring. To recap, when Iran threatened retaliation for Soleimani’s killing, Trump tweeted that the US had “targeted 52 Iranian sites […]

King January 13, 2020

When it comes to investing money in a safe place, bank fixed deposits remains the first choice for several investors especially senior citizens. Those who are looking for safe, assured and fixed returns on their investments meant for saving tax have three popular options to look at. The 5-year tax-saving bank fixed deposits, post office […]

King January 11, 2020

At CES 2020, Lenovo announced the Legion Y740S, a gaming laptop which..doesn’t come with discrete graphics. Let that sink in. In order to get this machine playing games, Lenovo is asking that you fork over an extra $249 (about ₤190, AU$360) for an external graphics box, then slot in a desktop graphics card that can cost […]