How a Mumbai-based CA and investment banker raised $250 million for their clients in 4 years

Chirag Jain grew up listening to his family talk about financial services. His father had started Ashika Group, a diversified financial services business. According to Chirag, the Kolkata-based company had grown into one of India’s largest financial services entities by the late nineties. Once Chirag became a CA, he joined the family business and wanted to start […]

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Early Questions For Trail Blazers: Health, Bench And Road Strength

Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside dunks in front of Phoenix Suns forward Frank Kaminsky … [+] ASSOCIATED PRESS The Portland Trail Blazers kick off the 2019-20 season Wednesday with a home game against Denver, the team they beat in a classic seven-game playoff series last season. The season is a milestone one for the Blazers, […]

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Lifestyle website for Muslim teens is covertly funded by the Home Office

SuperSisters is promoted as ‘a global platform for young Muslimahs in east London to share and create inspiring and empowering content’. Photograph: https://www.supersisters.co.uk/ A Muslim online lifestyle platform targeting British teenagers is covertly funded by the Home Office’s counter-extremism programme, the Observer has learned. The revelation about funding of the project has led to a row between […]

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Decoding slowdown: Investment is falling; neither central government nor private sector shows any appetite for it

Few would disagree with the Economic Survey of 2018-19 when it makes a case for investment as the “key driver” of India’s growth – in line with the Chinese experience, as it says – which would create capacity, increase labour productivity, introduce new technology, allow creative destruction and generate jobs. Except, this seem highly unlikely […]

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Why “Good Enough” Is Excellent For Your Mental Health

If the title “Good Enough” gave you a pang of anxiety, you are not alone. Perfectionistic behavior afflicts many professionals. You work on something tirelessly, concerned that it isn’t “perfect” yet. You may avoid starting on a project because you fear you won’t be able to do it exactly right. (Perfectionism can be the root […]

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Karnataka Bank inks pact for MF business

Karnataka Bank has entered into an agreement with fintech company Finwizard Technology (known as ‘fisdom’) to offer wealth management products and services to customers, beginning with mutual funds, through the bank’s ‘KBL Mobile Plus’ app. The ‘KBL Mobile Plus’ app will offer enhanced interface to help customers navigate and choose the best-suited funds. Mahabaleshwara MS, […]

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Google launches a new portal for small businesses

To celebrate International Small Business Day, Google  today launched a new website that will suggest its products that seem like the best fit for a specific business. The Google for Small Business portal was announced today at the Grow with Google Learning Center in New York City, where the company offers a variety of workshops and classes. During a break […]

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