Marketing campaigns cause frustration for local SMMEs

A survey explores how small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME) in South Africa carry out marketing plans. A survey carried out by boutique marketing consultancy, Firejuice Marketing aimed at exploring how small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME) in South Africa carry out marketing plans found 100% of the surveyed businesses believe in marketing as an […]


No need for sex education in schools or making it part of curriculum: RSS affiliate

The Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, founded by educationist Dinanath Batra, suggested that there can be ‘need based counselling’ for students and parents. The National Education Policy draft states that sex education will also be included in secondary school for future judgement surrounding consent, harassment, respect for women, safety, family planning, and STD prevention.  |  Photo […]


Crowd funding: Raising funds for education in India

Human evolution is as much a result of mental development through education as it is about physical changes. Education and knowledge, in fact, are the top transferable yet non-depleting and non-depreciating assets humans can have. India has a long way to go to realise its goal of becoming a $5-trillion economy, but education surely will […]


Kickstart your music career for under $30 during this pre-Prime Day sale

If you’re under the assumption that being a successful musician requires all sorts of fancy equipment, access to a professional studio, and years (if not decades) of experience, get this: Billie Eilish’s critically acclaimed debut album was recorded and produced in her 21-year-old brother’s bedroom. So.   IMAGE: GIPHY If you’ve got dreams of seeing your […]

Real Estate

What To Expect For Real Estate Sector In Budget. Here’s A List

Union Budget 2019: The real estate sector has faced a slack in the recent past The government is due to present Interim Budget 2019 in Parliament on February 1. For the real estate sector, a slowdown in demand across segments has highlighted many challenges ahead. The real estate sector – which relies highly on borrowings – has […]

Real Estate

Complaint Against Kanpur BJP Lawmaker For Alleged Real Estate Fraud

BJP lawmaker Vinod Katiyar and his wife have been accused of real estate fraud. (Representational) NEW DELHI:  The economic offences wing of the Delhi Police has registered a complaint against BJP’s Kanpur (Dehat) lawmaker Vinod Katiyar and his wife for allegedly duping of real estate customers of crores of rupees, officials said Saturday. Vinod Katiyar […]

Real Estate

Government Considering GST Relief For Real Estate Sector: Piyush Goyal

Mr Goyal has been asking banks to step up lending to the housing sectors. NEW DELHI:  Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the government is considering giving relief to the real estate sector and the next GST Council meeting could take some steps to address their issues even as he asked the banks to […]


Shah Jahan’s jade hilted dagger and royal jewels up for auction in New York

The dagger is estimated to fetch between $1,500,000 and $2,500,000. (@CHRISTIE’S) Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s jade hilted dagger, the priceless jewels of the Nizams of Hyderabad, and a string of pearls belonging to Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur are among the 400 royal artefacts that would be auctioned on June 19 in New York. Organised […]


Marathi TV actor held for not paying for jewellery bought on credit

Dastane is currently playing a key role in the TV serial “Tujhyat Jeev Rangla”. (Milind Dastane, Facebook) Marathi TV actor Milind Dastane and his wife were arrested by Pune police Tuesday for allegedly cheating a jewellery firm of Rs 25 lakh. Dastane is currently playing a key role in the TV serial “Tujhyat Jeev Rangla”. […]


DU receives fewer applications for admission than last year. Here’s why

(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO) The registration process for admissions into undergraduate courses in Delhi University colleges closed on Saturday night. The university has received 2,58,388 applications for the 62,000 available seats. That means, one out of every four students will get a DU seat this year. However, the number of applications this year is fewer than […]