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Road accidents claim a life every 3.5 minutes

Road accidents claim a life every 3.5 minutes

span.p-content div[id^=div-gpt] { line-height: 0px; font-size: 0px;} Every 3.5 minutes, a person died in a road accident in last year, according to a report by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Of the total number of people killed in accidents, persons in the age group of 18-35 constituted 46.3 per cent. Thirteen accounted for 86 per cent of the […]

Equity MFs see record Rs 20,000 crore inflows in August

span.p-content div[id^=div-gpt] { line-height: 0px; font-size: 0px;} Equity mutual funds received a staggering Rs 20,000 crore in net investor flows in August, while the overall assets under management (AUM) topped the Rs 20-lakh crore mark. These are highest-ever monthly equity flows and recorded by the domestic asset management industry. The record flows cemented the belief that the industry is going […]

Darjeeling tea to resurface after gardens reopen

Darjeeling tea to resurface after gardens reopen

span.p-content div[id^=div-gpt] { line-height: 0px; font-size: 0px;} Darjeeling tea, most famous of the Indian varieties, will be available this year, though in limited quantity, despite the prolonged shutdown in the owing to the agitation. After the gardens reopen, the harvest of the second flush (growing period) can be put for sale and is expected to fetch high prices in international […]

CreditVidya raises $5 mn in Series-B from Matrix, Kalaari

span.p-content div[id^=div-gpt] { line-height: 0px; font-size: 0px;} Financial technology company CreditVidya, which helps lenders underwrite loans to first-time borrowers, has raised $5 million, led by Matrix Partners. The round also saw participation from existing investor Kalaari Capital, who led its previous round in 2016. Founded in 2013, the Mumbai-based start-up uses traditional as well as alternative data sources to provide […]

Donald Trump Junior. to testify privately to Senate committee Thursday-aides

Donald Trump Junior. to testify privately to Senate committee Thursday-aides

Donald Trump Jr., son of US President Donald Trump. (Source: AP) Related News President Donald Trump’s oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Thursday will testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is looking into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, Senate aides said on Wednesday. Trump Jr. had been invited to testify in public in a hearing […]