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Immigrants: Not welcome in Theresa May's Britain
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Immigrants: Not welcome in Theresa May's Britain

After Brexit, ethnic minorities in Britain worry about their future, notes Sunil Sethi.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   Online video clips of post-Brexit racist abuse may be blurry, but the message is graphic. People are seen hurling abuse at strangers in streets. As police escort the faithful into a mosque, protesters hold aloft English St George's Cross flags and shout anti-immigrant slogans. One man, with a slightly foreign accent, is heard shouting back, 'This is my country, ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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Drought Tales: Humanity triumphs in parched times

Drought or no drought... life goes in water-starved Beed district in Maharashtra's Marathwada region. As Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com and Prasanna D Zore/Rediff.com travelled more than 1,000 kilometres through Beed, they encountered these stories of hope and despair. Earlier in the series: Sachin, 9, died fetching water in the drought The child who died fetching water PICS: The children of Maharashtra's drought Laxman Shashikant Mhorge carries his entire house on his 100cc motorcycle. There is not ...
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When the maid goes on holiday...

So does the mistress, says Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Every summer, as the birds migrate from India, my wife follows in their wake to cooler climes, guarding her eventual destination with all the clandestine nature of a state secret. I know she is in Vancouver as I write this because of a recent post on Facebook that shows her gazing intently at cherry blossoms. Those blossoms have been on her bucket list for as long as I can remember, so I wouldn't have been surprised ...
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Start-up ESOPs: 6 things to know

Did you know that you are sacrificing a part of your salary in the name of ESOP? Illustration*: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com An acronym for Employee Stock Option Plan, ESOP is no more an alien term in the Indian start-up ecosystem. Earlier ESOPs were offered to reward and acknowledge the contributions of senior employees, now they are offered to reduce the fund-shed or to give employees a sense of ownership and, thus, a bigger responsibility. For starters, ESOPs refer to plans that give employees ...
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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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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 ...
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Fight your own consumer case and save money

You can save Rs 35,000-Rs 50,000 in lawyer’s fee at a district forum and several lakhs at the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission. The number of consumers fighting their own cases has been dropping drastically. “Around 15 years back, 95 per cent of the complaints were represented by consumers themselves. Today, it’s only around two per cent,” says Jehangir Gai, a consumer activist. And as consumers have stopped fighting their own cases, the number of ...
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Going for education loan? A 5-point checklist for you

The stress associated with getting a loan and then paying it back can be substantially cut down if you plan well and understand the factors associated with the education loan, says Adhil Shetty Education costs are spiraling, and education loans are the best hope on the horizon for pursuing higher education in reputed universities and institutes. They take care of the fees/tuition expenses and also come at a lower interest rate than personal loans. So it is no wonder that education loans are ...
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'Moving to GST regime will be beneficial for economy'

  The GST Bill, which intends to convert 29 states into a single market through a new indirect tax regime, was earlier planned to be introduced from April 1 this year, but the deadline was missed as the legislation to roll it out remains in limbo in the Opposition-dominated Rajya Sabha. Moving to a Goods and Services Tax regime will be beneficial for the Indian economy on multiple counts, and though its impact on growth will be negative in the short-run, it is expected to be positive in ...
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Extort threats for gifted house

Santipur, July 25: The wife of an elderly school clerk lodged a police complaint today against a Trinamul councillor of Santipur municipality and members of a local Jagadhatri puja committee accusing them of demanding money after her husband got a ...
 Calcutta Telegraph4 days ago
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