New Delhi: Days after the appointment of Shaktikanta Das as the new Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jay Narayan Vyas questioned the credentials of RBI chief to head the Central Bank. Vyas referred to Das’ background in history and doubted if he was a suitable candidate for the top post. Vyas is a former BJP minister and was in Narendra Modi’s cabinet when he was the chief minister of Gujarat. Vyas on Wednesday took to Twitter and expressed his concern over the appointment of Das. “The New RBI Governor Das’s educational qualification is MA (History). Hope and Pray he doesn’t make RBI also a History .May God Bless the New Arrival !! (Sic),” he tweeted. Das is a retired IAS officer and took over the as RBI chief three days after his predecessor Urjit Patel put down his papers citing personal reasons. Patel’s resignation came in the middle of a tussle with the government over the central … [Read more...] about BJP leader pokes fun at new RBI boss over qualifications; prays he won’t make RBI itself history
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Judah is said to be improving at a Syracuse hospital where he was readmitted for observation after being stopped in the 11th round of his fight with Cletus Seldin on the weekend in Verona, New York. Judah, 41, was taken by ambulance to the hospital after nearly collapsing in his dressing room following the bout. He was initially released, but according to reports was readmitted after “not feeling right,” sources said. Judah was at dinner when he began feeling uncomfortable. The family called 911, and Judah was taken to the hospital. Tests identified a brain bleed. Tests taken today indicate the bleed is improving. He was never in a coma. He is expected to be released on Tuesday, per Mizzone.— Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) June 9, 2019 The fight was the first in 18 months for Judah and just his third bout in the past six years after holding titles at junior welterweight and welterweight between 2000 and 2006. “He’s awake and communicating and making … [Read more...] about Zab Judah, 41, hospitalised after 11th-round TKO defeat
'At 1.58% of GDP, the defence budget is one of the lowest since the Chinese aggression of 1962.' IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Admiral Sunil Lanba to her left, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command Vice Admiral Girish Luthra to her right, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Fleet Rear Admiral R B Pandit left, Captain Ajay Kochhar, commanding officer, the INS Vikramaditya, right, on board the INS Vikramaditya. The Defence Budget 2018 has an outlay of Rs 2.95 lakh crore, an increase of 7.81% as compared to the last fiscal. A nation facing a collusive threat of two nuclear neighbours, a proxy war and multiple insurgencies has opted to continue with its aging military inventory. All that it has available as its capital outlay for 2018 is Rs 99,947 crore (Rs 999.47 billion).Let us please shed our aspirations of being a regional power. We cannot be sure of anything beyond defensive capabilities with such an allotment. The current status of military … [Read more...] about How can we be a regional power with this defence budget!
NEW DELHI: At least 58 stocks from the BSE500 basket need to surge anywhere between 100 per cent and 3,000 per cent if they were to revisit their 52-week highs. If the same set of stocks are to touch new record highs, they would need a near-impossible rally of up to 1,50,000 per cent! Most institutional investors have already given up on many of these names, but retail investors are piling up these names, hoping for multibagger returns. Among these names is Reliance Communications, which traded at Re 0.56 apiece on Wednesday and requires a 3,052 per cent rally to reclaim its 52-week high of Rs 18.60. For this stock to hit its January 2008 record high of Rs 844, it needs to rally 1,42,950 per cent! Individual investors, with less than Rs 2 lakh exposure to a stock, owned 33.80 per cent of this company as of September 30. HNIs, who own shares worth more than Rs 2 lakh in a company, account for another 24.22 per cent holding. Other ADAG stocks, Reliance Capital, Reliance … [Read more...] about Hopeless cases! These stocks need up to 3,000% rise to hit 52-week highs
Established in 2009, Sahachari Foundation is a charitable trust that curates special events to raise funds from individuals and corporations to support causes that help create a more inclusive society. Dedicated to education, health care, upliftment, animal welfare, and above all, empowerment, 2019 marks the completion of a decade of the foundation’s service to society. The foundation fulfils its vision by allocating resources to impactful and socially relevant projects. It is a loyal patron to Apne Aap Women's Collective (AAWC), an NGO involved in grassroot work to prevent second-generation sex work. Sahachari’s support enables AAWC to operate a day program offering meals, tuitions and a night shelter for up to 20 vulnerable children. Recently, Sahachari funded a visit of the world’s first mobile rail hospital, Lifeline Express, to Korba, Chhattisgarh, at which 40 doctors performed 2,000 free operations for patients from the underserved local tribe. Palliative … [Read more...] about Sahachari Foundation: Celebrating a decade of service