It is a scene representative of life on her island country, known for its white sand and aqua-blue waters. For now, however, Ana Laura Ramírez Lavandero can only dream of the beach. Under lockdown, she finds herself confined to the fourth-floor apartment she shares with her parents and grandmother. On the balcony, she watches life through a rusted iron trellis. It can seem like a jail. … [Read more...] about Life under coronavirus lockdown, through the eyes of children around the world
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Artist F N Souza’s works have been in the news, especially with last year’s record sale of his painting ‘Birth’ that sold for Rs 27 crore. That particular painting got buzz when it changed famous hands – as old owner Tina Ambani parted with it and the new one, Kiran Nadar bid for it. Now, more Souzas are up for grabs at an upcoming online auc t ion, organized by AstaGuru. com. One of them is ‘Crucifixion’ mix media, estimated at Rs 1.2 crore. The auction will have around 60 lots for bidding, of masters like SH Raza, MF Husain, VS Gaitonde, Amrita Shergill and Akbar Padamsee. Another interesting bid could be for a unique Rabindranath Tagore, also estimated at Rs 1 crore. Keep your eyes peeled … [Read more...] about Artwork of F N Souza and Rabindranath Tagore are up for grabs at auction
Smallcaps, which had been hyped to be one of the big winners of 2020, have since lost favour among investors as analysts turned cautious on them amid the ongoing uncertainty in domestic equities. Yet, one of Dalal Street’s much-followed investor, Radhakishan S Damani, picked over 1 per cent stake in such a smallcap firm, Kaya, which is into skin and hair care services. The market veteran and owner of hypermarket chain D-Mart held 1.44 lakh shares, or 1.11 stake, in the Harsh Mariwala-owned company on March 31, data available on BSE showed. Damani’s name was not among the key shareholders of the company in the previous quarters. This has brought some momentum in the stock, which has seen a 90 per cent fall in last five years. Shares of Kaya have jumped nearly 9 per cent since May 15, the day the company posted its shareholding data on the exchanges. On May 27, the scrip hit the upper circuit limit of 5 per cent at Rs 147.15. With a net worth of $13.80 billion, … [Read more...] about A Porinju favourite smallcap finds favour with Radhakishan S Damani
The word trinity derives from Tri-Unity or Three as one and the triangle is the world's preeminent symbol of divinity. The ancient gods of the Hindu religion are called Trimurti (Sanskrit for One whole having three forms Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva) in Hindu mythology. We have the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in Christianity. Fu Lu Shou is the concept of Good Fortune (Fu), Prosperity (Lu), and Longevity (Shou). The term is commonly used in Chinese culture to denote the three attributes of a good life. … [Read more...] about The application of three systems
Aston Martin has once again started producing one of its most sought after classic models DB5, 55 years after the last model rolled off from its Newport Pagnell production line in Buckinghamshire, the company said in a press releaseDubbed as 'one of the most famous cars in the world' and renowned for being used by the secret agent James Bond in his movie 'Goldfinger', the company will be manufacturing a limited number of DB5 Goldfinger models. First deliveries of the DB5 Goldfinger Continuation to customers will commence in the second half of 2020.Recently, the former head of Mercedes AMG, the performance division of German car giant Daimler, Tobias Moers was appointed the CEO and he wants to take forward Aston Martin's heritage in a new way with differentiated lineup.The development comes under Aston Martin’s Continuation car programme which began in 2017 with the DB4 GT Continuation.As per the release, each DB5 Goldfinger continuation car is priced at £2.75m, plus taxes. … [Read more...] about James Bond’s iconic Aston Martin DB5 back in production after 55-year hiatus!