Relaxation in FDI norms for construction to boost affordable housing projects

The government's decision to relax rules for FDI in the construction sector is a welcome move. The measure is expected to give respite to thousands of home buyers as well as investors, who have long been anticipating a reform in this sector.

`Gold still a good long-term investment option`

20 scheme, gold staged a strong comeback this week by rising Rs 840 to close at Rs 27,040 per ten grams, a level last seen on October 30.

Three days of global military expenditure enough to educate world's children: Kailash Satyarthi

Reema Sharma


Life has not changed for Nobel peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, who still believes that he has a long way to go and that his cause of eradicating child labour has a long path of struggle ahead.

Dhanteras: Five things to buy

There are various legends behind the celebration of Dhanteras. According to one, the son of King Hima was doomed to die on the fourth day of his marriage by snake bite.

Honda Mobilio meets customers rational, emotional level

Mobilio`s huge amount of space, comfortable 7 seater and the cost of maintenance makes it a very reasonable product.

Taiwan to assist India in accessing global business chains

India’s software and Taiwan’s hardware can help India and Taiwan create mutual benefit.

Indian property market to take turnaround after general elections

Increased stock is expected to bring end-consumers back to the property market.

2014 Outlook: Silver to outperform gold

While gold prices fell by about three percent and its poorer cousin silver plummeted close to 24 percent this year.

New HRA exemption rule: How it will affect you

Many employees are finding it difficult to arrange for the new formalities while claiming their HRA exemption.

`ETFs is the best way to invest in gold`

This Dhanteras, buying should only be for customarily purpose not for investment purpose.

Maruti Suzuki WagonR Vs Stingray: Case of identical twins?

With almost the same specifications and features, it can’t be denied that the Stingray might eat into WagonR’s market.

`Rupee might touch 67 level in near term`

Policy decisions taken at economic level will need time to show results.

Why has govt failed to stem rupee`s fall?

To bring back rupee to 55-level will be an uphill struggle.

Gold will recover its sheen in long-term

Gold investment in short term should be 40 percent of your total portfolio because gold has an attractive history.

Ford EcoSport: An affordable SUV for Indian market

It is big enough to carry five passengers with their luggage but small enough to be convenient for city driving as well.

Gold rout: What should you do?

It is advisable to have one tenth of gold in your total portfolio both for the first time investors as well as the seasoned ones.

Is Amaze a threat to DZire?

Amaze has all the ingredients to be the best seller.

Doha round of talks gathers fresh momentum

India has always raised concerns on the successful conclusion of the stalled Doha round to settle trade and protectionism issues, although there has been no headway into this.