Youth turned to crime to fund his lavish lifestyle, arrested

New Delhi: A 25-year-old youth was arrested at Inderlok Metro Station on October 12. Police said that the accused, to live a lavish lifestyle, started committing the crime. Police identified the accused as Pradeep Kumar. He left his studies after BA Ist Year from SOL, Delhi University. “He is very fond of living a high-standard […]

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Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Q2 Net Profit may dip 0.3% YoY to Rs. 304 cr: KR Choksey

KR Choksey has come out with its second quarter (July-September’ 19) earnings estimates for the NBFC sector. The brokerage house expects Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company to report net profit at Rs. 304 crore down 0.3% year-on-year (down 3.3% quarter-on-quarter). Net Interest Income (NII) is expected to increase by 11.2 percent Y-o-Y (down 1.5 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 812 crore, […]

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Living the swapping lifestyle

lifestyle, Exchange Room, swapping platforms, millennials, clothe exchange, furniture exchange, This For That, GreenStitched Former tech sales executive Sandhya Balasubramanian, who recently did a course in sustainability at Bhoomi College in Bengaluru, is always on the lookout for circular economies that allow her to live a low-impact lifestyle. Since the textile industry is considered the […]

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How caste affects public health services

India is investing significantly into providing universal health services to its citizens but a new study suggests that these services may be far from equitable. Sobin George, in a study published in the Economic and Political Weekly, explores how caste impacts the interaction between public health service providers and patients. To show this, he conducts a […]

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5 Reasons Why Investment Portfolios Fail

Every so often; intelligent, well-meaning, and well-informed investors who have built out carefully planned portfolios of financial assets have failed (often miserably) in meeting their long-term financial objectives. What’s more; it’s not uncommon for the behaviours that led to the first failure to have been repeated time and again, sometimes resulting in the complete capitulation […]

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Hyundai-Kia’s $300 Mn investment in Ola faces CCI roadblock

Hyundai and Kia Motors’ $300 million investment plan in ride-hailing juggernaut Ola may not go smoothly as Competition Commission of India(CCI) has reportedly put a question mark on the nature of the deal. According to a report, the antitrust watchdog had asked Ola’s parent, ANI Technologies, to define the company’s competitive landscape. However, the company […]

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Staying the course in impact investing

“Behaviours change slowly. Time is often the most important investment you can make. It’s going to take more than one try to make an impact and it will take more than one success to make a difference.” This is one of the social impact principles that we, at the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, use to […]

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McDonald’s Is Lovin’ Technology

Restaurant traffic is decelerating across the United States, and research by TDn2K suggests that will continue at least through year’s end. Fast food behemoth McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) isn’t immune to the trend. While the company doesn’t break out same store guest counts, management did mention on its conference call that restaurant traffic is down. Yet McDonald’s still notched a huge Q2 comparable […]

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Changes in lifestyle, alcohol to blame for rising gastro diseases, says expert

Chandigarh: Gastrointestinal diseases are ever-increasing due to changes in lifestyle and also due to societal problems such as high prevalence of alcohol and drug abuse in the region. This was stated by Prof Rakesh Kochhar, Head, Department of Gastroenterology, PGIMER, while talking to mediapersons on the eve of an update programme on gastrointestinal emergencies here […]

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