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Moneylife Digital Team 19 December 2013
According to a study carried out by webportal Sulekha.com, people in India are willing to invest an average of Rs2.5 lakh in modular kitchens Online buyers are willing to invest Rs2.5 lakh on ‘Indian’ style modular kitchens, which are four times more popular than ‘Italian’ style modular...

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Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 02 December 2013
Read Get the best of online shopping for the holiday season, our cover story to understand about marketplace sites, how return & replacement works along with its fine prints and especially to be aware of online fraud. Don’t miss the dos and don’ts to ensure happy online shopping experience.

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Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 29 November 2013
Online shopping is booming but complaints are rising too. This guide will walk you through the dos and don’ts of online shopping to make it a happy experience for the holiday season and Christmas season Popular e-retailers have reported a phenomenal 300% jump in sales this Diwali over...

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Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 14 November 2013
Dashcam, popular in some countries, can provide evidence in case of an accident or altercation. Find out more about this gadget The issue of dashboard cameras has become more important for vehicle owners, as cases of harassment and extortion by the authorities appear to be on the rise....

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Moneylife Digital Team 11 November 2013
Lakhs of cricket lovers who are eager to watch the last test match of Sachin Tendulkar at Wankhede Stadium are left frustrated with Kyazoonga.com, the only portal for buying tickets, crashing as soon as the booking started Lakhs of people who are often left frustrated with the Indian...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 November 2013
RCom is offering unlimited voice calls, SMS and 3G data for a fixed monthly fee of Rs2,599 and Rs2,999 with a two-year contract for buyers of iPhone 5c and 5s Reliance Communication Ltd (RCom) said it is offering Apple's new iPhone 5c and 5s at Rs2,599 and Rs2,999 per month under a two...

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Yogesh Sapkale Yogesh Sapkale 01 November 2013
Buying a mobile handset is not rocket science. A little adjustment in the budget and preferences will help you get the best deal, not just this Diwali, but at every shopping opportunity So you have finally decided to gift yourself a brand new mobile this Diwali. However, with so many...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 October 2013
Technological advances taking place in the Flat Panel TV segment include introduction of OLED TVs and ultra High Definition TVs, says CEAMA in a release on its international conference on emerging trends at New Delhi LCD/LED TV segment has been growing rapidly for last the five years. It...

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Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 17 October 2013
Can upscale or luxury cars that double as taxis work in India? Three luxury cars were launched in September, all exceeding a crore of rupees in price, and these were not, by any chance, the costliest cars. The business of luxury cars is not all that hot and, frankly, each of these three...

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Yogesh Sapkale Yogesh Sapkale 16 October 2013
Arbitrary hikes in data and call charges are frequent and not limited to just one mobile operator. How does TRAI allow such practices? Why no action is initiated against these telecom companies? On 10th October, I recharged my Idea mobile (prepaid) by paying Rs125 for a 1GB data package...

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Naveena Israni 04 October 2013
Ooty’s lush green terraced landscape, picturesque picnic spots and pleasant climate make it a favourite for tourists For all you travel-bugs seeking a quick getaway to beat the heat, look no further than Ooty, the most popular hill resort in Tamil Nadu. Ooty, short-form for Ootacamund or...

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Moneylife Digital Team 25 September 2013
In the zero per cent EMI schemes offered on credit card outstanding, the interest element is often camouflaged and passed on to customer in the form of processing fee The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday banned the zero percent (0%) interest rate scheme for purchase of consumer...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 September 2013
Blackberry's BBM is coming to mobiles running Android and iOS during this weekend. Only issue is this would be available for user of Android 4.0 and above and iOS6 and iOS7 Smartphone maker Blackberry on Thursday announced it will provide its popular chat application BlackBerry Messenger...

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Moneylife Digital Team 04 September 2013
The list of Google's Android software over the years includes Cupcake, Donut, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Jelly Bean Internet search giant, Google said its next version of Android software would be called 'KitKat' in keeping with its penchant for giving tasty names to its software for...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 August 2013
The Maharashtra government has introduced the e-Secured Bank and Treasury Receipt (eSBTR) which will be available online and offline. Issued by participating banks on special government stationery for payment of stamp duty and/or registration fees for stamp duty values above Rs5,000, the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 August 2013
More than 400 people who had booked flats in Teen Kanya, a housing project of Bengal Shelter Housing Development Ltd, in New Town (Kolkata), are in distress after State Bank of India announced that it was taking possession of the project to recover dues in excess of Rs176 crore. The project...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 August 2013
Buying extra floor space index or paying a penalty cannot be a way to regularise an unauthorised construction, the Bombay High Court has ruled. Justice Roshan Dalvi upheld an order vacating the stay on the demolition of the top two floors of Shubh Apartments. “Purchase of the FSI cannot...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal  and   Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 31 July 2013
High cost of education is eating away the savings of most parents and the cost of raising a child does not become any less expensive in any phase of their lives. Here are our findings of a nationwide survey of 1,712 middle-to-upper class parents. They filled out specific segments pertaining...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal  and   Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 12 July 2013
From food, clothing, education, hobbies and healthcare to entertainment and caretaker costs—having a child costs you a lot more than love and emotional energy. Moneylife offers clues on how to estimate and plan expenses so that the joy of parenthood is not buried under an avalanche of...

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Given the chance, consumers around the world act more or less the same. Credit card abuse is a universal past-time. But this time the credit bubble is no longer in the US Spend, spend, spend! It seems that is all Americans consumers do. They happily buy the latest appliances, second or...

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