Want to buy a house? Here’s how much to invest in SIPs to achieve your goal

Disclaimer: This story is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as investment advice. Financial goals are an integral part of investing money into various schemes. Setting aside a life or financial goal can often be motivational for higher investments. A call to Zee Business mutual fund helpline came from a 28 year old investor who has started an SIP in six funds. His dream is to buy a house after a period of seven year and will continue with his investments after that. For that he said he wanted a…

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Athletes say Village much improved but gripes remain

Despite lingering issues with plumbing and laundry, athletes and training staff say the Olympic Village is much improved, nine days after blocked toilets and exposed wiring forced the Australian team to move. Organisers hired around 600 people to work on repairing the 31-building complex housing more than 17,000 participants at the Rio de Janeiro Games and within days they had coaxed the Aussies back. “At first we had some problems but they were fixed and we’re happy with the place. The rooms are even bigger than in London (2012),” said…

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Heritage walks in Agra – A city that’s much more that the Taj Mahal

Several tourists miss out on the varied experience that Agra has to offer in their hurry to cover the famed ‘Golden Triangle’. You might think to yourself that you’ll take a flight to Agra, have a quick look at the main event – the Taj Mahal – before flying on out to Delhi. But you really are skipping past a myriad of heritage walks and little exploratory wanders through this picturesque city. The following places to visit in Agra lie relatively close together, placed near or on the banks of…

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There’s now a much bigger chance you might find your parents on Tinder

It isn’t just young people who are spending their evenings wistfully swiping left and right on and endless stream of faces – older folks are doing it too, according to new research. TechCrunch has picked upon a new survey of 2,000 people from Pew Research in the US, which reportedly shows that not only have online dating services grown more popular with 18 to 24-year-olds, but there has been a relatively big spike in the older crowd, too. An impressive (or worrying) 12% of 55 to 64-year-olds in 2015 reported…

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