They are shaken by the mass molestation in the city on New Year's Eve. But they are not waiting to be rescued. Armed with pepper spray, defence classes and their independence, the women of Bengaluru have taken matters into their own hands. Nikita Puri reports. IMAGE: The #IWillGoOut rally in Bengaluru on January 21, 2017. Photograph: Abhishek N Chinnappa/Rediff.com. "Find a partner," says the bearded man standing amid 40-odd women in CubbonPark. Some of the women are in track pants, others ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who died after he was miraculously rescued alive from beneath tonnes of snow following an avalanche that hit his post in Siachen Glacier, was today awarded the Sena Medal.Lance Naik Hanamanthappa's wife, ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
[Nepal], Dec.28 (ANI): Nepal's Supreme Court is set to hear from the Amicus Curiae on Wednesday whether the local level elections should be held under the existing set-up or under a new one. Senior Advocates Shailendra Kumar Dahal, Purna Man Shakya and Bishwa ...Sify, 1 month ago
At the start of 2016, HDFC Bank, Infosys, ICICI Bank, L&T and Axis Bank were the top five picks of fund managers, reports Chandan Krishna Kant. The top 10 stock preferences of India's equity fund managers have remained the same over the past one year despite volatility. The investment stood at Rs 1 lakh crore (Rs 1 trillion) in November, compared to around Rs 94,200 crore (Rs 942 billion) at the end of last year. However, the stocks in question shifted places. For instance, at the start of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
But equity markets in Pakistan and Bangladesh are tiny compared to the market capitalisation of the Indian equity market, reports Krishna Kant. T stock markets of Pakistan and Bangladesh are pulling ahead of their Indian counterpart in returns. For the second year in a row, the BSE Sensex would underperform Karachi and Dhaka. The Karachi Stock Exchange 100 (KSE 100) is up 44% during the current calendar year so far against 0.7% rise in the BSE Sensex. The Dhaka Stock Exchange's (DSE) Broad ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Four persons of three schools here have been arrested for allegedly admitting hundreds of students after falsely claiming that the institutes were affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Krishna Kant Dholakiya of K G ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Its surprising that Indias premier probe agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation, has been working without a full-time chief since 2 December 2016. The Central governments failure to appoint a Director has raised questions about its intentions, with many ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Experts say it will now be tough for the Modi government to catch up with the UPA's economic record owing to the shock induced by the currency demonetisation.Krishna Kant/Business Standard reports. The Narendra Modi government needs to grow the economy at twice the speed in its second term to catch up with the economic performance of the previous United Progressive Alliance-II government and even faster if it wishes to trounce UPA-I's record. For example, the manufacturing sector needs to grow ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Food processing industry is of enormous significance for development of Uttarakhand because of the vital linkages and synergies it promotes between industry and agriculture, the two pillars of economy, Governor Krishna Kant Paul today ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Corporate indebtedness is now twice what it was before the global financial crisis; banks' bad loans ratio is 3.5 times higher, reports Krishna Kant/Business StandardIllustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Corporate India and banks are much less prepared for an economic slowdown than they were on the eve of the 2008 global financial crisis based on key ratios. The corporate debt-equity level is now twice that during 2007-2008, while corporate profitability during 2015-2016, as measured by return ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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