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India Inc will find it difficult to raise loans above Rs 250 cr from PSBs
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India Inc will find it difficult to raise loans above Rs 250 c...

Public sector banks have decided to improve their risk-management systems Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Public sector banks (PSBs) will discourage multiple banking arrangements for companies with exposure of more than Rs 250 crore in the banking system and will move all such loans under the consortium of banks for better monitoring.   “In case of multiple banking arrangements there is no discipline. There will, preferably, be consortium lending for loans above Rs 250 ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Reverse Type 2 diabetes. Here's how!

It requires a lifestyle overhaul, says Pramod Tripathi.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Diabetes is broadly categorised into two types, commonly known as Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 is caused due to lack of insulin secreting beta cells from the pancreas. These cannot be regenerated and, therefore, the disease can’t be reversed once the damage is permanent. Insulin resistance is the main cause of Type 2 diabetes and it can be reversed. The symptoms can be reduced by reducing ...
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How India talked about the budget on Twitter

#Budget2018 results in over 14 lakh conversations on Twitter. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The Union Budget 2018, announced on February 1, seemed to have miffed more people than it pleased -- at least going by online conversation trends. According to a trend report shared by Twitter -- which saw #CommanManKiBaat, #AntiMiddleClassBudget and similar hashtags among the top India trends on Budget day -- the micro-blogging website 'recorded over 14 lakh Budget-related conversations' between ...
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Busting fake news: Who funds whom?

Some unlikely celebrities are behind multiple campaigns to fight the fake news menace.Sai Manish reports. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com While the Narendra D Modi government burnt its fingers over an unsuccessful attempt to 'rein in' the mainline media over alleged fake news dissemination, India's nascent fake news-busting business is finding high-profile takers. Three of them -- OpIndia, Alt News and Boom Live -- stand out for the intensity of their coverage and the hawk (if sometimes ...
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Mumbai's hot property: Rs 100-crore office space

Mannapuram Finance, Mahindra and Bharti Axa are some of the firms known to have bought office spaces worth more than Rs 100 crore Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com While big fund houses like Blackstone and GIC are in the news for acquiring stakes in rental companies for billions of rupees, financial institutions and corporate groups are lapping up office properties worth over Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion) in Mumbai.   Recently, Kerala-based non-banking financial company Manappuram ...
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From a Surat factory to Amnesty: An unusual journey

'My boss was a woman. Not any woman, she was a demanding, rude and foul-mouthed creature whom I liked immediately,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I began working at the age of 19, in the family textiles business in Surat. The factory was located in Ankleshwar, about 80 kilometres or so away. This factory texturised yarn, which meant that we processed polyester that was produced by companies like Reliance and made the plasticky thread (called partially oriented yarn, or ...
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This Indian scientist turns e-waste into valuable materials

Mumbai-born Veena Sahajwalla has developed a microfactory in Australia to upcycle electronic waste.  Veena Sahajwalla has launched the world's first microfactory to transform electronic waste into valuable materials. Photograph: Kind courtesy University of New South Wales How do you discard old desktops, smartphones and laptops? You can't dump e-waste in a bin like you get rid of other daily use items. Indian-Australian scientist Prof Veena Sahajwalla has found a solution. The Indian ...
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Farewell, Babulal

'One of the most important lessons I learnt from Babulal was on stoicism.''As a young man, he had lost the fingers of his right hand in an accident.''Without missing a beat, he taught himself to use the spade and shovel with his left hand and carried on working,' says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Someone else I knew died on the same day as Stephen Hawking. It was Babulal, the old gardener who'd tended several gardens in our neighbourhood for the last few decades. I'd ...
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The youngest National Award winner for Best Actor

'I don't know if I am the youngest, but I must be the happiest!' Riddhi Sen tells Subhash K Jha. The 65th National Awards has honoured 19-year-old actor Riddhi Sen for his performance as a transgender in Kaushik Ganguly's Nagarkirtan. No stranger to awards and recognition even at this young age, Riddhi is overjoyed at being the youngest actor to win the National Award in the Best Actor category. "I don't know if I am the youngest, but I must be the happiest!" Riddhi exclaims. "I was shooting ...
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I'm willing to bet there is no case against Chanda Kochhar

'... not even a moral one, let alone a legal one.''Even if it is assumed that Deepak Kochhar tried to influence his wife into doing something dodgy for his 'social acquaintance', why would she do it?' 'By all accounts she has been granted share options in ICICI Bank of a very substantial amount which easily makes her a multi billion-pati.' 'She did not become CEO against some stiff competition by being stupid and concocting devious cock-and-bull renewable energy stories.'S Muralidharan, ...
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