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Buying your First Car? Here are a Few Things that must be Taken Care Of!

Owning a car is a dream come true moment, isn’t it? Working hard for years, comparing numerous models, visiting multiple dealerships are all part of that process. The buying process can get scary if the buyers aren’t fully aware of their options. It is important to do the proper research about the needs, what steps to take, and what not ... Read More »

How to Incorporate News Literacy into Any Curriculum and Be Confident in Evaluating News Content from Any Source

Though media and information literacy have been taught in various pedagogical settings in the past, the task had mostly fallen to those whose training was directly related to it, such as librarians and professors of media literacy or mass communications. However, today, the proliferation of misinformation has forced educators in totally different fields to address news literacy themselves. Educators teaching ... Read More »

Used car market to be twice as big as new car segment by FY2025

After shrinking considerably since FY2019, the Indian passenger vehicle (PV) market is expected to get back on the path to recovery in the coming years. According to a study carried out by research firm Frost & Sullivan, and commissioned by Volkswagen India, the growth will primarily be driven by used car sales which are projected to outnumber new car volumes by ... Read More »

Buying a new car right now may be a bad idea—and cost you thousands of dollars, data says. Here’s why

If you’re looking to buy a car, experts will generally tell you to look for a pre-owned model to save money. But if you’re heart is set on driving a shiny new car off the lot, there’s another reason you may want to exercise caution: It could be less reliable than you’d think. As many as 45% of those new or ... Read More »

Ayodhya: This should be a guide for the future

There is an anecdote narrated to me by the late Arun Jaitley that comes to mind on the day the final hurdles in the path of the construction of a grand temple to Lord Ram at his birthplace in Ayodhya have been removed. The event centres on the evening of December 6, 1992, in the central office of the Bharatiya ... Read More »

Sourav Ganguly on MS Dhoni’s international future: Till I am around, everybody will be respected

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the matter of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s future in international cricket will be addressed but vowed to accord the two-time World Cup winning captain respect during his tenure. Ganguly said he doesn’t now what is in Dhoni’s mind but promised that a player of his stature will be given respect. “It depends on him. Even ... Read More »

Excess surcharge paid by FPIs to be adjusted in future tax payments

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), who have been paying higher surcharge in the past two months on remittance of gains in the form of advance tax, will pay less going forward. The payment of tax will reduce to the extent of excess surcharge paid by the FPIs in the past, said experts. The higher tax paid would depend on the quantum of ... Read More »

Things to be noted before you buy used car online

Scams can come in any number of forms and disguises and you have to ensure that you do not become a victim. (Representational Image) Purchasing an automobile is a major investment for anyone, especially today when the world has gone digital. With shopping increasingly going online, the wise customer is one who is vigilant and takes steps to protect himself ... Read More »

Buying A Used Car – Should Mileage Be The Only Factor?

The foremost factor that comes to mind when considering a used car is how many kilometres it has been driven. For instance, if you were choosing between two similarly priced cars of the same make and year, and one had 40,000km on it while the other’s odometer read 55,000km, you’re more likely to be inclined towards the first one as ... Read More »

Tata Motors needs to transform itself to be relevant in future mobility: N Chandrasekaran

The next few years will be decisive for Tata Motors and the company needs to transform itself to be relevant in the world of future mobility by forming partnerships, developing new solutions and optimise investment, according to Chairman N Chandrasekaran. In his address to shareholders in the company’s Annual Report for 2018-19, he also reiterated that transition to electric mobility needs to ... Read More »