Activate Do Not Disturb on Mobile Networks

Unwanted marketing messages and calls made by the mobile network operators are extremely annoying. Luckily TRAI (The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) has introduced the service NCPR (National Consumer Preference Register), formerly called DND (Do Not Disturb).

With NCPR, the chances of receiving these unwanted messages is almost zero.

How to Activate Do Not Disturb India Registration

This process of activating do not disturb service is all same for Aircel, Airtel, BSNL, Tata DoCoMo, Idea Cellular, Loop Mobile, MTNL, Reliance Communications, MTS India, Tata Indicom, Uninor, Vodafone and etc. Fully Blocked Category

Send SMS at START 0 to 1909 or Call at 1909

Partial Blocked Category

You can also De-Register the DND service to receive the marketing calls and messages in future. To do that, just send an SMS STOP and send it to 1909. You can also call 1909 to cancel the service.

Religare 2015 stock picks

Religare recommends IPCA labs, M&M, PI Industries, Sundaram Finance and Wipro for the year2015

Buy Amtek Auto Ltd : Nirmal Bang

Today Nirmal Bang came out with a buy recommendation. They identified Amtek Auto for a three months target of Rs. 215 and Rs. 260

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Fifteen stocks for 2014

It is common ritual that we wish to start afresh at the beginning of a all new year. Most of investment bankers and brokers are coming out with their own list. While sifting these reports, One list published by Outlook Business magazine looks sensible. Though the stocks appears to be good, do invest in multiple chunks in dips.

Now the list

  1. MPS
  2. Repco Home
  3. Kaveri Seeds
  4. Tata Global
  5. Yes Bank
  6. Aditya Birla Nuvo
  7. ING Vysya Bank
  8. ICICI Bank
  9. Motherson Sumi
  10. ITC
  11. Inox Leisure
  12. MOSL
  13. Voltas
  14. Mahindra Holiday
  15. L& T

For rationale, please do read Outlook Business Special issue dated January 4, 2014. Stocks are listed as such not by any ranking.


Happy investing ......


no trading in non-agricultural commodities futures on Saturdays starting September 21st 2013

Forwards Market Commission (FMC) has decided that there shall be no trading in non-agricultural commodities futures on Saturdays starting September 21st 2013.Trading in agricultural commodities presently available for trading will continue on all Saturdays between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.


IIFL Public Issue of Secured Redeemable NCDs opens on September 17, 2013 with 12% yield

India Infoline Finance Limited is proposed to issue secured “ Non Convertible Debentures” with  an option of monthly and annual interest payment and the yield works out to 12.68% p.a. for the monthly interest option.


The face value of each NCD is Rs 1,000 and minimum application is Rs 5,000 or five NCDs. The NCDs have an investment maturity tenure of three years and five years. For someone in the highest tax bracket, the 12% coupon rate works out to approximately 8.4% post-tax. The post tax return  for an investor in the 20% tax bracket is around 9.6% and it is 10.8% for someone in the 10% tax bracket. It has a “Care AA” rating from CARE.

Specific Term of Issue

Options I II III IV
Tenor 3 years 3 years 5 years 5 years
Coupon rate % 12 12 12 12
Effective yield
12.68 12 12.68 12
Interest Frequency
Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Those wish to lock the fund for 3-5 years for a post tax yield of 8.4% per annum can invest. No TDS, if the debentures are held in demat. Minimum investment required is Rs.5000 (5 bonds).

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