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Lightspeed: The fund that bets on getting in early

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Lightspeed: The fund that bets on getting in early

When Lightspeed India Partners set up its first India fund, worth $135 million (₹926 crore), in 2015, it had already had a taste of the potential of Indian startups. Beginning with a $7 million (₹48 crore) investment in online tutorial Tutorvista in 2006, the US-based Lightspeed Venture Partners had zeroed in on future unicorn Oyo…

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Millenials Betting Big On Personal Loans For Smart Travel Experience

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Millenials Betting Big On Personal Loans For Smart Travel Experience

While on one hand Baba Ramdev is improving the health of millions in India, on the other hand, millennials forming around 40% of the country’s working population are facing several health issues primarily due to the stressful work culture. A quick solution to rejuvenate their fatigued bodies and stressed minds is weekend getaway trips, which…

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Budget 2019: TDS to now be paid on parking charges, maintenance fees while purchasing property

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Budget 2019: TDS to now be paid on parking charges, maintenance fees while purchasing property

Budget 2019 has proposed that car parking fees, club membership charges, maintenance fees and water charges be clubbed with the cost of the property while determining the amount of tax that the homebuyer is expected to pay at the time of property purchase. This is what the Budget memorandum says: “Section 194-IA of the Act…

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Army is not PM Modi’s personal property; NDA govt released Azhar: Rahul Gandhi’s counter to BJP on nationalism

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Army is not PM Modi’s personal property; NDA govt released Azhar: Rahul Gandhi’s counter to BJP on nationalism

Taking the BJP’s nationalism narrative in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls head-on, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Indian Army is not Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “personal property” and it should not be politicised as he also slammed the government on tackling terror, citing JeM chief Masood Azhar’s release during the NDA rule….

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Know The Limitations On Taking Loan From Relatives And Friends

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Know The Limitations On Taking Loan From Relatives And Friends

The topic of discussion herein makes sense after the recent stir on a news piece that suggested that accepting personal loans would be banned under the banning of unregulated deposit schemes ordinance, 2019. And so, we will understand its likely implication on the personal loans which are taken from relatives as well as friends to…

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Omidyar India grants Rs 16 Cr to fund research on property rights

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Omidyar India grants Rs 16 Cr to fund research on property rights

To resolve these issues, Omidyar Network India announced a grant of Rs 16 crore to form a multi-organisation research consortium to secure rights to assets like property and housing. This includes Rs 3.5 crore to back proposals from various places across the country. Omidyar Network works with entrepreneurs, non-profits and public institutions trying to solve India’s most difficult problems. The grant will fund institutions…

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Mumbai: Government waives property tax on houses up to 500 sq ft

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Mumbai: Government waives property tax on houses up to 500 sq ft

BMC officials said that around 14.98 lakh properties would benefit from the waiver. The civic body receives revenue of around Rs 350 crore from these properties, said an official. (Representational Image) TO WOO the urban middle class ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the state government on Friday waived property tax for residential houses measuring…

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London Stock Exchange Leads $20 Million Bet On Blockchain To Cut Out Custody Middlemen

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London Stock Exchange Leads $20 Million Bet On Blockchain To Cut Out Custody Middlemen

Outside the London Stock Exchange, which has invested in a blockchain platform aimed at turning the capital markets into a blockchain-powered vending machine.AFP/GETTY IMAGES If Nivaura gets its way, the world’s capital markets will run like vending machines. Instead of a complex web of depositors holding stock certificates and investment banks holding cold, hard cash,…

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Property records nail Pakistani lie on Jaish-e-Mohammed HQ in Bahawalpur, finds Firstpost investigation

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Property records nail Pakistani lie on Jaish-e-Mohammed HQ in Bahawalpur, finds Firstpost investigation

Property records of a sprawling seminary said to be the headquarters of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, a claim denied by Pakistan in recent days, does indeed belong to the internationally proscribed terrorist group, an investigation by Firstpost has found. The records also establish that the property was purchased in spite of the organisation being subjected to both Pakistani and…

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How to Get a Low Interest Rate on a Personal Loan

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How to Get a Low Interest Rate on a Personal Loan

The quicker you pay off loans, the more likely you will be seen as trustworthy to your lender. (Getty Images) The average interest rate on a two-year personal loan is 10.7 percent, according to the Federal Reserve. But depending on your credit history, income and other factors, you may be able to qualify for a rate in…

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