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Who gained how much from the high petrol price?
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Who gained how much from the high petrol price?

Low oil prices drove the growth in states’ share faster than expected, says Abhishek Waghmare. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The fall in crude oil prices in the past three years -- induced partly by a demand shock and a supply glut -- has given a fiscal bonanza to the Union government, the benefits of which have not been entirely transferred to retail consumers in the country. While the crude oil price from May 2014 to January 2016 fell 74 per cent, retail petrol and diesel prices ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Wow! A second-hand online bookstore only for book lovers

Delhi-based Riticka Srivastav is bringing a smile on people's faces with her second-hand books. Photograph: Kind courtesy Riticka Srivastav/Facebook For an avid book reader, you'd stop at nothing to get your fix of the latest books to feed your bibliophilic soul. But not everyone's pockets are deep enough to buy them all and let's face it, the prices of books aren't lowering anytime soon (or ever). And if you're a bibliophile on a budget, the Book Thela might just be your ...
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Why my Ganpati is about giving!

Eighteen-year-old Dhruv Chincholikar and his family have a wonderful way of celebrating Ganeshotsav. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The welcoming of the Vighnahartha. The thump of the dhol. The soothing hum of the aartis. The clink of the manjiras. The scrumptious sweets. The pandal hopping. Yes, it’s that time of the year again when the elephant-headed god, Ganesha, makes his annual visit. The time when Mumbai celebrates together and everyone dances to their heart’s content.
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'Britain created Pakistan'

'The creation of Pakistan was integral to Britain's grand strategy.''If they were to ever leave India, Britain's military planners had made it clear that they needed to retain a foothold in the NWFP and Baluchistan because that would provide the means to retain control of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, the UAE, Bahrain and Qatar.'   IMAGE: Lord Louis Mountbatten, the viceroy of India and his wife Lady Edwina Mountbatten flank Muslim League leader Mohammad Ali Jinnah at the viceroy's house, now ...
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Eight must-knows about systematic withdrawal plan

The systematic withdrawal plan can work for you. But only if you know how to use it to your benefit.  Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Morningstar explains eight important things for SWP investors 1. A systematic withdrawal plan, or SWP, is an option offered by a mutual fund when you want a cash flow from your investments. The money is automatically deducted or systematically withdrawn on a regular basis (fortnightly, monthly, quarterly). At the set, predetermined date, units from ...
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When must investors opt for SWP?

Don't opt for a SWP when you have a regular cash flow.During such times, opt for a SIP.Morningstar answers important questions on SWP.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com On reading How to turn your fund into a retirement paycheck, readers wrote in with queries regarding the SWP. So here's to gaining a better understanding on the subject. A systematic withdrawal plan, or SWP, is a facility that allows an investor to withdraw money from an existing mutual fund at predetermined intervals (a ...
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Why India's engineering grads should worry

'Lakhs of engineers graduate every year in India and the IT industry used to be the primary recruiter. That is going to end.' IMAGE: 'We expect significant job cuts in areas like software testing, system engineering, data entry operators, server maintenance, etc.'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com According to research conducted by Simplilearn Career Data Labs, millions of jobs in the IT sector will vanish in the next five years due to automation. Some of the job profiles that may get ...
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Taser, anyone?

'70 years after Independence,' says Kishore Singh, 'we're having to arm ourselves against a new enemy out on the roads to molest, burgle, attack and threaten.'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Two Taser guns were delivered to our house yesterday, courtesy of eBay; two more are expected today. There is some difference between the two models, both from different manufacturers, but their essential purpose is the same -- to stun anybody whom the electric charge strikes, causing 'neuromuscular ...
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