Whether you have visited Kerala or not, almost everyone is aware about how magnificent “Gods own country” is. Kerala, is now known as one of the best holiday destinations in India. Its eminence got me thinking about what are the things that actually made this place so famous and memorable. The Moustache MadnessClose Jade Dâ€™SaFood & Travel blogger Grab a beer in beer nationChristmas traditions in Norway10 things to eat in PortugalIf a state has to choose a symbol that stands for itself, Kerala will without a doubt choose “Moustache” as its icon. The “Wrap Around”No we aren’t talking about the wrap around skirts here the Lungis that Mallu’s love. And it’s not just any Lungi, but a pure white Veshti with broad golden border that reminds us of Kerala. Close to God:If you fail to notice a temple, church or mosque within 5 kms of your vicinity, then you have probably landed in a different state and not in Kerala. … [Read more...] about 5 Things that resonate Kerala
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Bharat Bond ETF, the initiative of the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) of the government, was launched on December 12.The government had announced plans for debt ETFs in Budget 2019. The ETF has a duration of 3 years maturing in 2023 with a yield return of 6.69 percent and another duration of 7 years maturing in 2030 with a yield return of 7.58 percent. Both will be listed on NSE and BSE.Stressing on the appeal factor of 3-year and 7-year duration, Deepak Jasani Head Retail Research, HDFC Securities said, "Returns of this 3-year variant could be compared to Banking and PSU debt funds that have an average maturity of 2-4 years and a similar portfolio holding. Longer duration variant (10-years) would naturally bear high duration risk and can be considered by informed investors who want to take high duration bets."Close This ETF is managed by Edelweiss Mutual Fund. So the fund is called Edelweiss BHARAT Bond ETF, and the fund will invest in the bonds … [Read more...] about Mutual funds wrap: Bharat Bond ETF NFO open until December 20; Will retail investors bite?
US President Donald Trump's limited trade deal with China removes a major hurdle for Apple and other technology stocks that have already surged this year to record highs.The so-called Phase One deal announced, but still not signed, on Friday suspends the planned imposition of new 15 percent tariffs on Sunday that would have hit USD 160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before Christmas, including USD 115 billion worth of iPhones, laptops and other electronics.The deal would also see the United States reduce existing tariffs on other goods. China has agreed to boost imports of US energy, pharmaceutical and agricultural products, although Chinese officials offered no details on the amount of US goods Beijing had agreed to buy.Close If it is signed, Trump's long-awaited deal will be a relief to Apple, among the US companies with the most to lose in the trade war between the world's two largest economies, along with chipmakers who make the components in its devices, which are … [Read more...] about Wall Street Weekahead: Trade deal removes major hurdle for rally in Apple and tech
United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has conducted a good manufacturing practices (GMP) inspection of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries' Halol facility (Gujarat, India) from December 03-13, 2019, as per company release.At the conclusion of the inspection, the agency issued a Form 483, with eight observations.The company is preparing the response to the observations, which will be submitted to the USFDA within 15 business days, it said in release.Close The company is committed to addressing these observations promptly. related news Oil India Limited appeals to people in Assam to allow it to carry out day-to-day operations Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by up to Rs 3/litre Kerala requires Department of Design to become creative hub of world: Experts The company remains committed to working closely with the USFDA and continues to enhance its GMP compliance on an ongoing basis, it added.On December 13 share price of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries ended 1.12 percent … [Read more...] about Sun Pharma’s Halol facility gets 8 observations post USFDA inspection