Debt Funds vs FD: Know Which is the Best Investment Option

For risk-averse investors who want fixed returns, there are two options: bank fixed deposits and debt funds. While both offer fixed returns and are relatively risk-free, especially when compared to equity investments, there are significant differences between the two. Let’s look at the differences between debt funds and fixed deposits so that you can figure out for yourself which one’s best for you: Debt Funds vs FD: Differences between Debt Funds and Fixed Deposits Variety: When it comes to fixed deposits there’s not all that much of variety. You can invest…

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Panic in Kashmir as case filed against social media users

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have filed a police case against social media users under “anti-terror” laws for defying a social media ban using proxy servers. The move has triggered panic among the people of Kashmir, which has been under a security and communication lockdown since August 5, when the Muslim-majority region was stripped of its limited autonomy. A first information report (FIR or police complaint) has been filed against unnamed users under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). A person booked under the UAPA can be jailed for…

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Police Register FIR Against Social Media Users In Jammu And Kashmir

As the Jammu and Kashmir administration struggles to prevent the people from using social media sites despite the ban, the police have registered a case against various people for defying the government orders. The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday registered a case against various people who have been using virtual private networks (VPN )apps to bypass the ban on social media sites. The union territory’s administration on January 14 had issued an order banning all social media sites to curb their misuse by miscreants for propagating false information and…

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Cybersecurity firm raises Series A investment from Z3 partners

Goldman-backed cyber security startup firm Cyfirma has raised an undisclosed amount under Series A investment from an early growth private equity fund Z3 Partners. With this investment, Z3Partners joins Goldman Sachs and Zodius Capital as a shareholder of Cyfirma. The Company has raised $8 million till date including the current round. With this investment, Z3Partners joins Goldman Sachs and Zodius Capital as a shareholder of Cyfirma. The Company has raised $8 million till date including the current round, the company said. The Singapore-based company said that it will use the…

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Snapchat’s new mental health tool will offer helpful intervention

Snapchat is launching a search tool called Here For You that will surface “safety resources” from mental health experts when users search for sensitive topics like anxiety, depression, suicide, and bullying, the company announced Tuesday. For instance, if a user searched for “thinspo” (content that may skew to be pro-anorexia), the search results would “intervene” with content by experts, Fast Company reports. While parent company Snap did not elaborate on how often these kinds of searches occur on Snapchat, the platform has one of the youngest audiences of any social media platform. It…

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Pete Buttigieg sees surge in support from business execs after his strong showing in Iowa

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg is seeing increased support from business leaders as he jumps in the polls following a successful showing in the Iowa caucuses. Dozens of executives who have largely remained on the sidelines during the 2020 election cycle have shown increased interest in Buttigieg’s presidential campaign over the past week, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter who declined to be named because these conversations were deemed private. The increased interest in Buttigieg comes as he tries to position himself as the best option among…

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