• HOME & GARDEN
    Plan and budget for a good return on your garden investment

    This April 2010 photo taken near New Market, Va., shows a large supply of vegetables awaiting transplanting into home gardens. Buying supplies in bulk and then dividing them with your neighbors will provide a healthy financial return. (Dean Fosdick via AP) The first of the 2018 seed catalogs will be arriving soon in the mail, […]

  • ALL DEALS
    How to Return Items Purchased on Amazon

    Amazon Great Indian Sale has kicked off, seeing huge discounts across a wide catalogue of products. The Amazon sale for the next four days will see discounts, cashbacks and other offers for products ranging from mobiles, tablets to laptops, TVs and more. Of course, the problem with shopping online, including on occasions such as the Amazon sale, is that […]

  • ALL DEALS
    What is ROI, or Return on Investment?

    We bandy acronyms about so much that sometimes we assume everyone knows what they mean. Take the acronym ROI. While experienced business people may have an idea of what that means, I’ve had new entrepreneurs and non-native English speakers sheepishly ask me, “What is  ROI?” ROI stands for “return on investment.” Often you see “return […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Nokia Name to Return to Smartphones in Bet on Brand’s Power

    HIGHLIGHTS Nokia will return as a brand as it struck its Brand-Licensing Deal. It’s a step to revive the brand that got lost to Microsoft in 2014. This venture will make Nokia smartphones and tablets running Android. The Nokia brand is set to return to smartphones, two years after the Finnish company sold its flagship […]

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    On return to India, inform bank of changed residential status

    iStockPhoto I am 60 plus, and am returning to India after staying in the Gulf for 20 years. I have non-resident external (NRE) and foreign currency non-residential (FCNR) deposits, which mature at different times up to 2020. Considering that my status after return is resident not ordinarily resident (RONR) during the first 2 years (minimum), […]

  • COMPUTERS
    AMD CEO Says Expects to Return to Operating Profit in H2 2016

    US semiconductor maker Advanced Micro Device Inc expects to return to operating profitability in the second half of this year, Chief Executive Lisa Su said Wednesday. “I expect our revenue to grow for the full year,” said Su, speaking on the sidelines of the Computex technology trade show in Taipei. In mid-April, AMD reported first-quarter […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Quantum Break Developer Registers Trademark for ‘Alan Wake’s Return’

    According to the eagle-eyed Internet detectives at popular video game forum, NeoGAF, Remedy Entertainment might be bringing back a well-loved IP. It has registered a trademark for what appears to be sequel to Alan Wake called “Alan Wake’s Return”. “After seeing this I also discovered that http://alanwakesreturn.com/ was registered last year via the same proxy […]