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Fixed Deposit vs Recurring Deposit: Know the features, difference, taxability and which is suitable for whom

Fixed Deposit vs Recurring Deposit: Know the features, difference, taxability and which is suitable for whom

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Fixed deposits and recurring deposit are among the most-preferred deposit schemes in India. Irrespective of age, most people in India still prefer putting their money in bank FDs and RDs. The secure nature and high rates of interest with flexible tenures are what adds to the popularity and attraction of these schemes. However, most times investors get confused between a fixed deposit and a recurring deposit for their investment objectives. With RD one needs to deposit a fixed amount every month and can earn interest on a monthly basis. The interest along with the amount invested is paid at maturity. The interest on recurring deposit remains the same throughout the term once the investor has made the investment. The tenure for recurring deposits ranges from 1 year to 10 years, depending ...
China hails ‘new consensus’ on trade deal; Trump hints a ‘monumental’ agreement

China hails ‘new consensus’ on trade deal; Trump hints a ‘monumental’ agreement

World
China and US claimed progress in talks to end their trade war, with President Xi Jinping pushing for a rapid conclusion and President Donald Trump talking up prospects for a “monumental" agreement. Through a message passed to Trump via Vice Premier Liu He, Xi called for an early conclusion to negotiations and said that strategic leadership is needed to ensure healthy and stable US-China relations. Liu, who took part in talks this week in Washington, himself said a “new consensus" had emerged, according to the Xinhua News Agency Friday morning. Trump said any trade deal with China is probably still weeks away, though both sides are making progress on an accord that could be “very monumental." “We have a ways to go," Trump told reporters at a meeting Thursday with Liu at the White House
Xiaomi to soon launch its smart cooking range of products in India

Xiaomi to soon launch its smart cooking range of products in India

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Xiaomi will soon be launching its smart cooker range of products in India. The company has started teasing the same on its official Twitter account. Xiaomi Global VP, Manu Kumar Jain also tweeted out the same teaser hinting that the product range will soon be made available to Indian consumers. The teaser video consists of two products, the Xiaomi Mijia Smart Rice Cooker and the Xiaomi Mijia Induction Cooker. It is yet unclear as to when the company will be launching the devices in India. Both the devices are already available in China. The Xiaomi Mijia Smart Rice Cooker is priced at Yuan 599 (approximately Rs 6,000) and the Xiaomi Mijia Induction Cooker is priced at Yuan 199 (approximately Rs 2,000) for the Lite variant, whereas the normal variant costs Yuan 299 (approximate...
Former Bigg Boss stars Gauahar Khan, Payal Rohatgi block each other after ugly Twitter spat

Former Bigg Boss stars Gauahar Khan, Payal Rohatgi block each other after ugly Twitter spat

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Former Bigg Boss celebrities Payal Rohatgi and Gauahar Khan got into a catfight on Twitter over the formers tweets regarding Article 370, which gives Jammu and Kashmir the status of an autonomous state. Payal had previously tweeted: "If Article 370 can't be removed then ask Kashmiri Muslims to evict Kashmir. Centre should make it Defence area. Kashmiris start living in other cities of India. Kashmir will always be a part of India whether it has Kashmiris in it or no. You guys threw Pandits out, now evict Muslims." To this, Gauahar replied, saying: "Haha so says a person who is living happily in a building that is 90 per cent Muslims! In an area that has harmony amongst the Koli, Christian and Muslim population who live there. I am proud that at least the Muslims in your building tolera...
7 benefits of having Thandai in summers

7 benefits of having Thandai in summers

Health
Are you also looking for acidity and bloating free summers? If yes, then this piece of information is definitely for you. Recently, celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar took to her Instagram and talked about the magical benefits of Thandai. While people generally associate Thandai with Holi, this sweet drink is no less than a health drink. According to Rujuta, the clever use of almonds, khus-khus, pepper, cardamom, saffron and saunf makes for a really powerful energiser. It can uplift the mood and allows you to ride smoothly over rough times. It is rich in antioxidants, and also restores your hormones to a state of balance. Most importantly, it is a great digestive aid that restores the mucus lining and gut-friendly bacteria. If all this is not enough, scroll to know more about the bene...
Mark Zuckerberg asks governments to help control internet content

Mark Zuckerberg asks governments to help control internet content

World
In an op-ed published in the Washington Post, Facebook's chief says the responsibility for monitoring harmful content is too great for firms alone. He calls for new laws in four areas: "Harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability." It comes two weeks after a gunman used the site to livestream his attack on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. "Lawmakers often tell me we have too much power over speech, and frankly I agree," Mr Zuckerberg writes, adding that Facebook was "creating an independent body so people can appeal our decisions" about what is posted and what is taken down. Facebook charged with discrimination over housing ads Can you stop your parents sharing photos of you online? Amol Rajan: The constant influence of dark ads He also desc
Alia Bhatt opens up about battling with anxiety: What are anxiety disorders and what are their symptoms?

Alia Bhatt opens up about battling with anxiety: What are anxiety disorders and what are their symptoms?

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New Delhi: Alia Bhatt who has been making news for her look in the upcoming movie Kalank and her adorable relationship with actor Ranbir Kapoor and their upcoming movie, recently revealed about her struggle with anxiety. Alia said that while she is not depressed, she gets bouts of anxiety and sometimes feels like crying for no reason. This comes after Alia's sister, Shaheen Bhatt had also talked about struggling with depression. A lot of celebrities have opened up and talked about mental health issues, with Deepika Padukone being the pioneer in the league. Recently, Armaan Malik, a young and successful singer also talked about his battle with depression stating that he was not okay, and encouraged other people also to speak up and end the stigma associated with such diseases. While depr...
Airtel vs Vodafone Idea vs Reliance Jio: Here are the best 4G data plans for you

Airtel vs Vodafone Idea vs Reliance Jio: Here are the best 4G data plans for you

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With numbers of subscribers increasing with each passing day, telecom biggies in India like Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Reliance Jio, and BSNL often compete with each other to attract consumers. More often than not they come out with new schemes to attract subscribers. These days, in the age of smartphones, all telecom firms try to bring out schemes like huge data pack on less money spent by consumers. Consumers get data pack right for a day to three months to even more than that in some cases. Very often than not a good data pack even makes a subscriber to change his/her loyalty to other companies. Therefore all firms try to come out with even better packs which may even attract consumers with high data pack with great sped. Here are some offers that Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Reliance Jio...
Afghanistan snubs Imran Khan, says don’t interfere in internal affairs

Afghanistan snubs Imran Khan, says don’t interfere in internal affairs

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s suggestion that an interim administration in Afghanistan could help end an impasse in talks with the Taliban prompted angry reactions on Tuesday from Afghan politicians, who accused him of interfering in their country’s internal affairs. Afghanistan’s ministry of foreign affairs summoned the deputy ambassador of Pakistan late on Tuesday over Khan’s remarks. “Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its grave objection on Pakistani PM’s recent reckless statements about the peace process and establishment of an interim government, deemed such statements an obvious example of Pakistan’s interventional policy and disrespect to the national sovereignty and determination of the people of Afghanistan,” it said, also recalling Afghanistan’s ambassador from Isla