Investing in Public Provident Fund — Part I

Introduction PPF is a 30 year old statutory scheme of the Central Government started with the objective of providing old age income security to the unorganized sector workers and self employed persons.

Podcasting 101 – How to Get Started with Podcasts

Podcast is defined as “a digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the Internet for downloading to a personal audio player.” The concept became so popular that the New Oxford American Dictionary declared “Podcast” as Word of the Year 2005.

Why are Indian Retail Giants wary of Online Presence?

A lot has been said and written about the growth of organised retail market in India and how big corporates, either solely or though foreign partners, would change the landscape of the country’s retail scenario with huge investments and nationwide presence.

Convert Microsoft Office Documents to PDF Files

You spent hours preparing that Microsoft Word document, only to discover that either the recipient didn’t have the Word software on his computer, or some of the fancy fonts that you used in your Word file, were not installed on his computer.

Best Desktop Search Software – Reviews and Comparison

Think of the computer hard drive as a large warehouse of digital content. It has your emails, family photographs, office documents, presentations, saved web pages, spreadsheets, audio mp3 files, video clips, PDF ebooks and a million other file formats.

Manage Your Photo Collection with Google Picasa

Google is not a search company anymore – they also write some wonderful software that can help you design 3D homes, chat with friends on the internet, manage your jumbo digital picture collection or travel to any corner of the world virtually.

Online Book Stores in India for Shopping Best Sellers

Am looking for an online bookshop in India where I can buy the two best-sellers on personal productivity and time management - Getting Things Done (GTD): The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen and The 4 Hour Work Week by Timonthy Ferriss.

After IT Parks, Food Parks in India Attract Investment

With a view to reduce crop wastage of Rs.50,000 crore per year and increase share of processed food in the country to 20% from the present 6%, the government is setting up 30 food parks in next 5 years with a public-private partnership.

Amul Butter and Cheeni Kum – Sexy Taste

Amitabh Bachchan, the self-proclaimed chef of the finest authentic Indian restaurant in London, enjoying Amul butter – Cheeni Kum, Butter Zyada, Sexy Taste.