It's only wafer thinNot one to watch while you're eating, The Meaning of Life sketch Mr Creosote was headed for the reject pile before it was salvaged by John Cleese. … [Read more...] about Terry Jones: Life of Brian director and Monty Python founding member’s best moments on screen
Mumbai: A sessions court on Thursday sentenced four persons to life imprisonment for stabbing a man to death in 2016. Additional Sessions Judge R M Sadrani convicted Samir Khan, Shoukat alias Chuva Patel, Sakir Shaikh and Ashraf Khan and awarded the sentence to them for killing Shaqib Khan, a resident of Shivaji Nagar. The incident had taken place in January 2016 in suburban Govandi when Patel and others stabbed the victim and threw him in a drain as a fallout of some previous enmity, the prosecution said. The police had registered a case of assault and murder against the accused. During the trial, the prosecution had examined seven witnesses, including Qureshi and Khan's brother, additional public prosecutor Ashwini Raykar said. … [Read more...] about Four sentenced to life imprisonment for killing man in Govandi
APRA has already written to insurers asking them to improve information sharing with trustees, such as the superannuation funds through which many people have life insurance, increase cooperation to improve outcomes for policyholders and conduct regular reviews of policies to ensure they deliver appropriate benefits at an acceptable cost. … [Read more...] about ASIC life insurance review reveals one insurer denied 37pc of permanent disability claims
Going ahead, we see the underperformance in small and midcap index in 2019 correcting in 2020, says Sanjeev Zarbade, VP, PCG Research, Kotak Securities. Excerpts from an interview with ETNOW. Earnings: Buy on Dips for Big Boys The numbers from Axis Bank as well as L&T were weak to some extent as compared to our estimates. But the buying could be on the back of underperformance in L&T, especially in the last three to four months. Also expectations of some reforms in the upcoming Budget could also be driving the buying in Larsen & Toubro. At the same time, the geopolitical concerns and the crude oil prices which had shot up, have now corrected. It is a combination of these reasons -- underperformance, run up to the Budget, as well as some improvement on macro concerns for the Indian economy -- are driving the stock prices. PNB Housing: Disappointing Fare We do not track PNB Housing numbers but in the quarter ending December across India, real estate sales were down … [Read more...] about Betting on Suven Life, FIEM Industries; Voltamp & Amber among midcaps: Sanjeev Zarbade, Kotak Securities
Shares of HDFC Life slid nearly 2 per cent in Friday’s trade after the company on Thursday reported a flat growth in profit at Rs 250.24 crore for the third quarter ended December 31. It had posted a net profit of Rs 245.63 crore in the same period last year. The scrip traded 1.75 per cent down at Rs 605 around 12 pm. The company’s total income increased to Rs 11,648.72 crore from Rs 9,303.09 crore in October-December 2018. During the April-December period, HDFC Life’s net profit increased 8 per cent to Rs 984 crore from Rs 913 crore. The company’s solvency ratio stood at 1.95 as on December 31 as against the regulatory requirement of 1.50. Brokerage firm Kotak Institutional Equities retained positive stance on HDFC Life with an ‘Add’ rating. It also revised the fair value for the stock to Rs 615 (Rs 605). “HDFC Life remains a highly profitable life insurance company with about 20-21 per cent operating RoEV and 20 per cent EVOP CAGR … [Read more...] about HDFC Life slips 2% post Q3 results; should you invest?