By Ashish Modani When it comes to anything auspicious, many of us say “Shree Ganesh karte hai.” When we buy a new house, we start with Ganeshji; when kids get married, we start with Ganesh Vandana. But is buying a home just an event? Is getting our kids married is all about a two-day wedding. Well, we start thinking of our house much earlier in our life, maybe as soon as we start earning. We start planning for kid’s bright future much earlier. And all this preparation is all about money management. In the end, the dream has a price tag. How about starting preparation of those auspicious days during the most auspicious days of the year - Ganesh Chaturthi has just gone and India is celebrating the week-long festival. Now Ganesh ji is also offering us blessing as far as investments are concerned. Equity markets are low and probably you will not get a better time than this to start investing in equity mutual funds. Most investors think of starting investing only when … [Read more...] about Start your investment journey this Ganpati festival
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Skoda India on Tuesday has launched the new Karoq SUV in the country, priced from 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom). Besides that, the Czech automaker has also launched the facelifted versions of Superb and Rapid sedans in India. The Skoda Rapid's price starts at Rs 7.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The Skoda Superb's price starts at Rs 29.99 lakh (ex-showroom).The Skoda Karoq is a mid-sized premium SUV that is built on Volkswagen AG's MQB architecture. This SUV will compete with rivals like MG Hector, Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass etc.The Skoda Karoq would be sold in India as a Completely Built Unit (CBU). Also, the automaker plans to sell 1,000 units of the SUV in India in 2020.All the three cars, Karoq, Rapid and Superb comes with LED headlamps, LED daytime running lights, new Skoda badge, redesigned front grilles in line with the carmaker's contemporary design language. The new Superb sedan gets Canton sound system and several other features, which include a panoramic sunroof.The Skoda Karoq also … [Read more...] about Skoda India launches new Karoq SUV, price starts at Rs 24.99 lakh
In Maharashtra, about 30% of students have access to smartphones, or the technology required for e-learning, according to the data available with the state education department. “It’s going to be a challenge, when the new academic session starts on June 15. Most schools are likely to remain shut because of the viral outbreak. While the rest of the students don’t have any access to e-learning tools. Besides, e-learning is not just about staring at a computer screen, as students need to get acquainted with its modes,” said a principal of a Mumbai-based school. … [Read more...] about Maharashtra: New academic session for schools to begin from June 15
The empirical evidence for whether India’s EPL has in fact reduced employment or output in India is not conclusive, and the debate started by Timothy Besley and Robin Burgess has been rebutted by Aditya Bhattacharjea (in 2006, 2009 and 2019) and others. However, there is clearer evidence from other countries that strict EPL can reduce employment, firm productivity, and investment (employment and productivity in the US by David Autor and co-authors, and Italy by Federico Cingano and co-authors). There is also evidence from India that EPL incentivised the use of contract work (as shown by Ritam Chaurey), the share of which grew from 15% to 34% in Indian manufacturing between 1999 and 2015. This phenomenon may have reduced incentives to invest in human capital and lowered productivity, in addition to undermining the bargaining power of trade unions, as shown by Nancy Chau and co-authors. … [Read more...] about Disentangling the labour law debate: What does the evidence really say?
The recording starts with Milo minding his own business. Pet parent Erika calls out to him and being the good boy that he is, Milo struts over to her. Once he is seated comfortably, she says, “So, um, someone said that you have dandruff. They called you out about it.”. … [Read more...] about Milo the chonky cat does not like being called out for having dandruff. Watch