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I become a Harappan seal maker for a day
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I become a Harappan seal maker for a day

History can actually be fun, discovers Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com With history and nationality being hotly debated in universities all over the country, not many would have noticed a museum on wheels quietly moving around in Mumbai for the last few months. On the day I visit, the mobile museum, with images of Gautam Buddha, Emperor Akbar, a Harappan seal, the dancing girl from Mohenjodaro and the Taj Mahal painted on it, was parked in a corporate park in central Mumbai. This area was once known as ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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The man who's driving Uber in India

Amit Jain tells Shyamal Majumdar about his dream to make Uber the 'safest place in the city.'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com It's a familiar script for all super-achievers and Amit Jain has followed it to perfection. The 38-year-old president of Uber India was a class topper at Sherwood; he graduated in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; did his master's in business administration from Stanford University; worked in senior positions at -- where else but ...
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Rediffs Uttam Ghosh wins Maya Kamath award for political cartoon

Its a proud moment when ones colleagues win awards for their work. And Rediff.com designer/illustrator Uttam Ghosh, whose incisive cartoons feature regularly on Rediff.com as Uttams Take, has just won the Maya Kamath Memorial Award for excellence in political cartooning 2015 under the Special Jury Appreciation category, ranking 2nd. The awards were set up in memory of Indias first woman political cartoonist who passed away in 2001 after a brief but valiant fight with cancer. She was 50 ...
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Govt to kick off minority stake sale in six PSUs

Against FY17 target of Rs 56,500 cr, Centre plans to fetch around Rs 6,400 cr in the first half The department of investment and public asset management is gearing up for minority stake sale in state-owned companies to garner around Rs 6,400 crore (Rs 64 billion) in the first half of 2016-17. Over the past week, the department has issued requests for proposals for merchant bankers to assist in stake sales in State Trading Corp, MMTC, NMDC, Oil India, National Fertilizers and Rashtriya Chemicals ...
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Debt recovery tribunals to go online, dispose cases faster

The change may give “secure creditors” the first right to auction an asset in order to recover the dues.  Image: The government is setting up a central registry for lodging records of multiple loans given to same parties. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com     In a bid to expedite non-performing assets’ (NPAs) recovery, the government is trying to make debt recovery tribunals online and enable non-institutional investors to buy asset reconstruction ...
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Pay hike: How to spend your money wisely

The Pay Commission’s award will provide a windfall that can be used to both spend and invest wisely. IMAGE: Use the salary increase to invest or pre-pay loans. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com     It is well-documented that people tend to splurge when such windfalls happen as the money is viewed as "found money", vis-a-vis something like "earned money", which is spent more judiciously. Financial planners emphasise that people should pause, review their needs, and then ...
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EXPLAINED: The what, why and when of Brexit

Brexit, Leave, Remain… What’s all this about? In the past few days, the British media has gone into overdrive talking about Brexit, leaving many of us scratching our heads. However, don’t fret. We, at Rediff.com, present to you a dummy’s guide to the historic vote that could shape British-European Union ties for generations and have wide ranging effects around the globe. ILLUSTRATION: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com 1. What is Brexit? Brexit is the nickname given for the ...
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Don't just look at interest rates when applying for a home loan

There are other charges too that you need to budget for Vishal applied for a home loan and was happy as he had managed to get a good deal on the loan interest rates. He shared the news with his friend and how he thought he had got a loan at what he thought was a decent rate. His happiness was rather short lived, when his friend asked him how much was the processing fee, was the rate fixed or floating and so on… Vishal had no clue about all this; he had thought that interest rates are ...
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Helping co-workers can tire you: Study

According to a recent study, helping colleagues finish a task at work can be draining, even leading to poor performance. Office-goers, take note! Helping your co-workers too often may lead to mental and emotional exhaustion and hurt your job performance, a new study has warned. The effects were especially strong for employees with high "pro-social motivation" -- or those who care deeply about the welfare of others, researchers said. While previous studies on helping has ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Faced an ATM issue? Share your stories with us

Have you had a transaction at an ATM fail?Did you file a complaint and receive the money on time?Share your experiences, good and bad, with us.Text: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A few years ago when ATMs were first installed, I was very happy. No more tokens at the bank, no more sitting for hours while the clerks talked among themselves, had tea, went to the toilet numerous times and sometimes fell asleep, I thought. One day, I used my HDFC debit card to ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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