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A Brief History In 2019, cutting the cable might have been an exhilarating experience for you, no doubt, but I bet you did not anticipate the costs your over-reliance on the internet service would bring you, right? It hit your pocket with an unpredictable force in the form of those auto-generated bills. So, now, you are looking for a way out. Houston, we have a problem. At first, subscribing to the multiple online streaming services, such as Netflix, Hulu, Sling TV, DirecTV Now or PlayStation VUE might have seemed like a wonderful idea, I am sure. Each service offering a…

A Brief History In 2019, it is easier than ever to avail of a Personal Loan today; however, one may face a problem of plenty as various banks, NBFCs, and alternate lenders offer customised unsecured loans to cater to diversified customer needs. It is thus imperative for every applicant to compare different Personal Loan offers before choosing one. While the basic characteristics of lending products are similar amongst various lenders, certain aspects can vary greatly. For instance, you can avail of a Personal Loan from HDFC for up to Rs. 40 Lakhs, whereas the maximum amount available as Indiabulls Personal…

A Brief History While shopping dates back to antiquity, even today, quite a majority love shopping especially when it is nearing popular festivals that you hope to celebrate. There is definitely stuff that you need and those that you want. Sometimes it is a grey line between the two, making your shopping habits even more dangerous. To be a smart shopper, it is therefore important to strike a balance. Fortunately, there are tools and apps that can help you become a smart shopper and save a lot of money in the process.  I came across this list which I thought…

A Brief History On December 4, 1791, the first edition of The Observer, the world’s first Sunday newspaper, was published.  Technology and business have always acted as inspirations for one another; a fact that is not too hard to determine on taking a look at history itself. On highlighting some of the most profound points of the technological influence on business, it should help us gauge the kind of impact that the following have had on not just business, but the course of history itself. Digging Deeper Paper The invention of paper is attributed to the ancient Chinese civilisation, sometime during…

A Brief History On December 4, 1829, the British Governor-General Lord William Bentinck, representative of the King of the United Kingdom in India, made a ruling that was vehemently opposed by local Indian people (presumably men) that made the traditional practice of suttee (also known as sati) illegal.  This practice being outlawed was a time honored Indian tradition of a widow sits or lays on top of the funeral pyre of her husband, sacrificing herself by being incinerated along with the body of her deceased spouse.  Suttee was a traditional practice in the Bengal region of India and had no…

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