Dalal Street mogul Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s success story with Indian stocks has all the stuff that legends are made of. Often referred to as India’s own Warren Buffet, Jhunjhunwala was just another Mumbai chartered accountant until one day he decided to break ranks and plunged headlong into the stock market with just Rs 5,000 as capital. By September 30, 2018, that capital had swelled to Rs 11,000 crore, marking out the trailblazing journey that he charted out to become one of India’s most successful stock investors. Born in Mumbai on July 5, 1960, Jhunjhunwala is probably the perfect example of a common man with an exceptional intellect. The Big Bull credits his father for developing his early interest in the stock market. RJ says he used to often hear his father, an income-tax officer, discuss stock market with his friends. As he grew up, RJ’s curiosity about the stock market grew, and he would often question his father about stock price fluctuations. His … [Read more...] about What does it take to make a Rakesh Jhunjhunwala? Not just Titan & Tata Tea
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New Delhi: With states not being paid compensation for loss of revenue from implementation of GST since August, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday assured the Centre will honour its commitment but did not say by when the dues will be cleared. States -- that surrendered powers to collect taxes on goods and services after local levies got subsumed into the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, 2017 -- was through legislation guaranteed to be paid for any loss of revenue in the first five years of GST implementation. This monthly compensation was to be paid within two months but states haven't received any such amount since August 2019. During the debate in the Rajya Sabha on the bill seeking Parliamentary nod for additional or supplementary spending in the current fiscal, Congress, Left and TMC raised the issue of non-payment of the GST compensation and sought to know when it will be paid. The Finance Minister said the Centre was committed to discharging its obligation … [Read more...] about Centre Will Honour GST Compensation Payment to States, Says FM; Does Not Specify Timelines
Email ABC Radio Canberra By Kim Lester Updated July 06, 2016 16:55:16 Map: Canberra 2600 As Australians celebrate songlines for NAIDOC Week, 666 ABC Canberra asks five Canberrans what their Indigenous heritage means to them. It gives me so much resilience in life, knowing experiences that my elders and community have had in the past because of their heritage. There comes I guess a bit of a sadness with it as well but I draw strength [from it] in what I do every day. Tamika Townsend, Ngarigo Djiringanj woman I am extremely proud of my Aboriginal heritage. Art is my life in play and work [and] I aim towards passing on all my passion and talent to help those who need the magic of art and its healing power. Leanne Pope, Wiradjuri woman. It's less [about] heritage and more of just belonging to something that's so much bigger than me. I could go anywhere and know that I have family there, regardless of whether I'm actually related to them. It's just basically a huge … [Read more...] about NAIDOC Week: What does your heritage mean to you?
The board of studies for commerce faculty of Panjab University (PU) on Thursday recommended that cost accounting and company law re-examinations be conducted for bachelor of commerce (BCom) students of Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma (GGDSD) College, Sector 32.The recommendation came after it was discovered that the question papers of the two recently conducted semester examinations by the PU had the same questions as the mid-semester examinations held at the GGDSD College.Meanwhile, the board concluded that no teacher was guilty of malpractice but it decided to review its practices.RECOMMENDATIONS SENT TO PU V-C The recommendations have been sent to vice-chancellor (V-C) Raj Kumar who will take a final call in the matter. Controller of examinations (CoE), Parvinder Singh, said a sealed envelope containing the board’s recommendations has been sent to the V-C. “He (V-C Raj Kumar) may accept it or constitute another committee to look into … [Read more...] about Panjab University: Board of studies recommends re-exams for GGDSD students in Chandigarh
World over 347 million people are diagnosed with diabetes.Once this disease gets you, it takes over your life, gradually, but eventually. Mumbai-based serial entrepreneur Shreekant Pawar, who is all set to launch a device to help fight diabetes tells us more about the lessons he’s learned in the journey. According to the World Health Organisation, diabetes is one of the largest causes of deaths and by 2030, it is predicted to be the seventh largest cause of deaths in the world. As per a 2014 data released by the Indian Council of Medical Research, approximately 65 million people in India are diabetic. For any cure of this disease, it is crucial to understand and track the glucose readings. In January 2012, Mumbai-based Shreekant Pawar came up with an innovative idea of facilitating this -- a bird-shaped handheld device named ‘Diabeto’ that will track and record glucose level readings into a mobile device. Before Diabeto, Pawar who is a BPharm professional from Mumbai … [Read more...] about This Indian has a solution to fight diabetes