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Knitting human bonds

Knitting human bonds

Making woollen garments empowers women in two Uttarakhand villages, discovers Anjuli Bhargava.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The villages of Guniyal and Chandroti in Uttarakhand are less than a kilometre from each other. Yet, until Shubh Chopra came and settled down in Chandroti almost two decades ago, the women of the two villages had never met or seen each other. For whatever reason, the two villages had a watertight divide. The residents lived as virtual strangers despite the ..., 1 week ago

Can these stocks shine amid market gloom?

Investors turn their attention to export-driven sectors, experts tell Krishna Kant. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh After betting on the domestic consumption story for over three years, equity investors could now turn their attention to export-driven sectors. In the last month, the S&P BSE Sensex is down six per cent, while the Nifty IT (information technology) index is down only 1.5 per cent during this period. Other export-focused companies in pharmaceutical, automobile and agrochemicals ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

How India talked about the budget on Twitter

#Budget2018 results in over 14 lakh conversations on Twitter. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ 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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6 lessons from the stock markets in 2017

Salil Dhawan shares his stock market wisdom as 2017 is all set to ring out.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The year-end festive season is on and we all are busy contemplating how the year 2017 has turned out to be for each one of us (hits/misses, lost/grabbed opportunities) and what in the future we can do to make the year 2018 even better. Doing a year-end evaluation -- whether it's on a personal, professional, financial front -- is always a sensible thing to do. It helps us introspect ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Sorry, India's on the mobile please

'If the volume of ceaseless chatter causes surprise, so does the boorishness of many mobile users.''The richer an Indian, the more s/he rates phones over politeness. It screams status,' notes Sunanda K Datta-Ray.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The terrible tragedy of a bus in North Bengal plunging into a canal, killing the driver and conductor (two brothers) as well as at least 40 passengers, makes one wonder whether man has become the slave of gadgets that were invented to serve him.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Airline Passengers: You have rights!

Government to ask airlines to educate flyers.'It will be an exhaustive charter which will tell the passenger about all their rights, like whether they are eligible for a refund when there is a delay in flight, what to do in case of a flight delay and other in-flight etiquette.'Arindam Majumder reports.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ IMAGE: In 2017, India's domestic air traffic surged 17.4 per cent to cross the 100 million mark.Government officials say at least a quarter are first-time ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Bidders for stressed assets seek level playing field

The code says the process is intended to balance the interests of all stakeholders and the resolution plan is also required to make a statement as to how it has dealt with these interests. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Bidders for stressed assets have warned that the current interpretation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code - according priority to the interest of lenders while ignoring non-financial creditors - could lead to legal challenges.   As of now, lenders are sending ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Why Hasmukh Adhia is so wrong on LTCG tax

To say capital gains from stocks are effortless shows little understanding of the treacherous investing terrain, says Debashis Basu. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ A few weeks ago I wrote that the question whether long-term capital gains (LTCG) from equities should be taxed needs to be based on principles of public finance well-articulated and publicly debated, not based on gut feel.   I forgot to add the various other ways taxation and tax rates are set in India: Moral opinions, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Am I ever going to grow up?

'Okay, I don't own houses or dress well or have children or anything, but I have been dealing with my own shit and taking care of myself in some basic way for a good long while,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ This week I may or may not have gone to someone's house for the first time, for what must have been a very nice sit-down dinner, and I may or may not have ended up lying under the dining table, insisting that the hostess join me, and could she please pass me my ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'What is peer to peer lending?'

In an online chat with readers January 24, Rajeev Mahajan of Antworks answered queries on personal loans and peer to peer lending. Here's the chat transcript: Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Rajeev Mahajan: Hello Everyone Thank you for joining the session. My Name is Rajeev Mahajan, and I work in my capacity as Founder Director and CEO for I am here to answer all your questions related to Personal Loans TheWorld: Hello Sir, What is the CIBIL score required for Personal ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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