NEW DELHI: India’s largest engineering and construction company, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), along with its peers has taken a big knock from the Covid-19 lockdown as work in all projects came to a grinding halt. But once India emerges out of the lockdown, the company is likely to be one of fastest gainers, say analysts. The company managed to bag multiple ‘large’ and ‘significant’ domestic and international contracts in the past one month, which has substantially fattened its order book. Among these include large orders from the Indian Army, IndianOil and the Karnataka government while several significant orders from BHEL, Hindalco, UP government and many others in various fields of engineering. As a general practice, the company does not provide the exact size of the contract, but give a price bracket. ‘Large’ contracts are valued between Rs 2,500 crore and Rs 5,000 crore and ‘significant; contracts are valued between Rs 1,000 … [Read more...] about Market is betting on this EPC player to see fastest revival post-lockdown
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I know I know, it seems very easy when u look at it.. My reaction was exactly the same when my Pilates instructor @shefalishirke gave me a demo and explained the exercise.. buuttttt trust me guys it’s not that simple..when you lift your feet up in the air and your entire body weight lies on the tips of your toes or max to max on the balls of your feet.. you hv to keep going and continue to pulse, squat, releve and many other forms of barre exercises, without breaking the flow.. #TryItToBelieveIt And Barre is just a prop to balance, you can’t put your weight on the barre.. Rule no 1 🙂 A very effective workout to strengthen and tone your muscles, and definitely improves your posture.. #WorkoutWithHinaKhan #PilatesGirl #Beginner #BodyBalance … [Read more...] about Hina Khan plays a doctor in new TikTok video with Sahil Anand, hilarious clip wins internet
Last week Hike Messenger , the messaging app, became the latest startup to join the so-called ‘unicorn’ pack in India—companies valued at at least $1 billion. Hike has been the fastest of the pack to reach the milestone, in just about three and half years after launch. It took e-commerce major Flipkart five years, rival Snapdeal seven years and analytics firm Mu Sigma nine years to become unicorns. Hike is also the lone company in the unicorn pack that is free. It is yet to make money. Hike will only “start to try making money by 2018, perhaps 2020”, says 28-year old founder Kavin Bharti Mittal. Yet, thanks to the $175 million collected from a clutch of overseas investors (see Plenty of Funds), the app is valued at $1.4 billion. Mittal believes the $175 million raised by Hike “is like Flipkart raising $1 billion. That’s the value we see and we are the only local rich messaging app with scale in the country.” Says Vishal Tripathi, … [Read more...] about Is Hike Messenger worth the hype and $1.4 billion?
Diego Maradona admitted his cocaine addiction when he arrived at Barcelona in the early 1980s and would later evade getting caught while he played at Napoli. However, the Argentine legend eventually did fail a test in 1991 and was banned for 15 months as a result of his addiction. He returned to the game after serving the suspension but was later expelled from the 1994 World Cup after failing a doping test. … [Read more...] about Deepa Malik pinning her hopes on namesakes Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik at Asian Games
Shekar Dattatri is a well-known wildlife and conservation filmmaker based in Chennai. His award-winning documentary, Chilika — The Jewel of Odisha, talks about the dying lake which was later restored to life by the Chilika Development Authority. In an email interview, he talks about the importance of conservation and much more. Why Chilika Lake? What were the reasons for a documentary on this lake? The impetus for making the film came from the government of Odisha's Chilika Development Authority (CDA), which was keen to have a well-researched, high quality film that would showcase the biodiversity of the lake and highlight its conservation. The fact that this was once a dying lake that was restored to life was a further motivating factor, as I believe that it’s very important to also document conservation success stories. What can be done to protect the biodiversity of Chilika Lake? I think the most serious problem facing Chilika is over-fishing. In any exploited … [Read more...] about ‘Uncontrolled dolphin tourism is a big problem for Chilika Lake’