Phishing: Basics Ought To Be Known

Phishing is a way of fraudulently acquiring vital information such as usernames, passwords and details of credit debit card, by sending e-mails or over phone by creating an impression that it is from regulators, authentic organizations or individuals.  How is phishing carried out? Phishing is usually carried out through hoax emails (with fake sender addresses),

Diabetes: General Facts You Ought To Know

Diabetes mellitus (DM), popularly known as diabetes, is a condition in which blood glucose levels remain above normal over a prolonged period. It is an abnormality of glucose metabolism. If unattended, diabetes affects blood pressure and cholesterol levels and leads to major complications like heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, damage to eyes and failure of

Inflation,Consumer Price Index(CPI), Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and More

Inflation is defined as a persistent increase in the costs of goods and services in an economic system, over a period of time. It is normally mentioned as percentage increase per annum. With increase in inflation, the amount you own today cannot get you same quantity of goods or services, in future. This means a

Goods and Service Tax (GST) and India

Goods and Service Tax has been one of the most debated terms in India for the last two years.  Goods and Service Tax, GST in short form, is portrayed as the biggest tax reform of the country after independence. GST is expected to overhaul and simplify the present taxation process and transform the country into

Brexit and implications- Basics ought to be known

As June 23,2016 is approaching, media is getting filled with news on Brexit.  Brexit stands for the two words “British Exit” indicating the chances that Britain may withdraw from European Union ( EU). To decide on Brexit, Britain is holding a referendum on in-out from EU membership on June 23, 2016.  What is meant by

Maharanta,Navratna and Miniratna Companies- Updated List

Navratna was the title given originally to 9 Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) identified by the Government of India in 1997 as "public sector companies that have comparative advantages", giving them greater autonomy to compete in the global market so as to "support [them] in their drive to become global giants". Accordingly, PSU companies are divided

Monsoon-Basics That Should Be Known

Monsoon results in rain and hence the term monsoon often refers to a rainy season. Monsoon is in fact a shift in wind direction that causes a marked change in local weather conditions and results in rain. What causes monsoon? The imbalances in atmospheric pressures between two locations results in winds. The pressure imbalance is