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What reasonable return should you expect from equity MFs?
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What reasonable return should you expect from equity MFs?

Should you expect 15 per cent return over a period of 20 years? Dwaipayan Bose has the answer Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A couple of years back, the missus and I went to our bank branch for some work. As my wife was patiently waiting for her turn (while I was playing a car racing video game on the iPad), a young relationship manager approached her with a tax savings investment scheme. My wife asked him how much returns she can expect. The relationship manager said that, since the ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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The Aaadhar Effect: Say bye to your privacy

'In 1984, George Orwell dreamt up the concept of a dictatorship that worked on surveillance.''The reality of 2017 goes a long way beyond everything that Orwell imagined.' says Devangshu Datta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A new tech start-up recently launched a home page with one of the more frightening images on the Internet. At first glance it is a wide-angle street scene shot in black and white at a busy market. But some individuals in that tableau are singled. Target boxes ...
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What's in a brand name?

Brands names are always critical, but -- as Ambi Parameswaran has discovered -- finding the right one for the Indian consumer requires something special. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com "What a strange name," was our first reaction. I was with my client, a leading confectionery marketer based in south India and we were discussing the launch of a new brand by the global confectionery major Perfetti. The brand: Alpenliebe. The brand used a till then less used technical process known as ...
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'Bhansali can't get away with showing anything he wants'

'These people from Mumbai just understand the language of either silver, or shoes,' Lokendra Singh Kalvi, founder patron of the Shree Rajput Karni Sena, tells Dhruv Munjal.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Lokendra Singh Kalvi likes to talk ceaselessly and if there is ever a pause, it is almost imperceptible. More palpable in his speaking is the uncompromising ardour for his cause, one that involves protecting Rajput pride. Kalvi is the founder patron of the Shree Rajput Karni Sena, the ...
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Why humans can recognise faces and read

A team led by Kolkata-born scientists has discovered a special sweet spot in the eye plays a crucial role in humans being able to to focus on computer screens and also read, an ability which is unique to Homo sapiens.Pallava Bagla reports.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Ever wondered why humans can read? A team led by Kolkata-born scientists has found that a special sweet spot in the eye called 'fovea' plays a crucial role in humans being able to to focus on computer screens and also ...
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'Modi will have more confidence in what he wants to do'

'The UP election results show that people voted not on caste and religion lines; they went above that and voted for development, honesty, pride in the country, etc.''If UP can show the way, the rest of the country also can follow.'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Alphons Kannanthanam, a former IAS officer, was known as the 'Demolition man' when he was the Delhi Development Authority commissioner. He was also instrumental in making Kottayam the first 100% literate state in India. After ...
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Have you met an Ignoramus?

'Ignorance isn't a problem when it's a question of common citizens having forgotten (or never learnt) middle school science.''It becomes a problem when it's displayed by policymakers and people of some influence,' says Devangshu Datta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The USA hosts the greatest scientific establishment in the world. It also has a president who says, 'You know what uranium is, right? It's a thing called nuclear weapons. And other things.' That self-same president also ...
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And Indrani Mukerjea sat there, alone...

'How much fashion she used to do.''Now all gone in the water!''All good things have to come to an end.''And all bad things have come to an end.'Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel reports from the Sheena Bora murder trial.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Indrani, Peter, Sanjeev: A morning at the Sheena Bora trial And Peter Mukerjea went hungry... Even CBI Special Court Judge H S Mahajan was worried about Peter Mukerjea's meal on Thursday. "Have you had lunch?" he asked the former ...
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Just when I thought I was superior to the Americans...

'Watching American protesters get their act together so quickly and so forcefully only reminds me of all the resisting that Indians should have been doing for the last three years,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com You know how, when you're feeling a little bit superior, and it's a strange new feeling that you're enjoying and haven't had your fill of yet, and then suddenly something happens to make you feel inadequate all over again? It's so annoying. When the US elected ...
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Can you trust your co-worker based on his/her star signs?

Management guru Virender Kapoor's latest book delves deeper into the career capabilities of people based on their star signs. Have you read the book yet? Illustration by Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The star sign you are born under gifts you with special talents and traits that are unique to you. But with the strong merits, also come weaknesses, that, if not managed well, may get the better of you. Virender Kapoor's latest book 12 Abilities of Extraordinary People lists the traits that are essential ...
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