The recent sharp rally in paper stocks following the government's pledge to eliminate single-use plastic has made investors sit up and take note.Many are of the opinion that the government’s shun-plastic push has brightened the prospects of paper companies. But, analysts and industry watchers are less convinced with this rally.The government has pledged to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022. As per reports, a nationwide ban on single-use plastic, including bags, cups and straws, could come as early as on October 2, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.Close Since August 15, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to give up single-use plastic by October 2, 20 paper stocks have surged over 10 percent as of September 11 on BSE. related news Sensex at record high but midcaps likely to generate wealth; 20 stocks to bet on Technical View: Nifty forms Doji pattern, record high likely if index closes above 12K Sensex hits a new high, 4 factors that could … [Read more...] about 20 paper stocks up 10% since Aug 15. Will it hold?
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The Centre Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had been relaxing the curbs imposed in Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of Article 370 and claimed that the pleas alleging "complete clampdown" was incorrect and irrelevant.Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre and Union Territory Jammu Kashmir, commenced his submissions before a bench headed by Justice NV Ramana and justified certain restrictions imposed in the region after the abrogation of Article 370 which had given special status to the then state of Jammu and Kashmir.Mehta told the bench that relaxations have been given in the region since August 13 and it was not a complete clampdown as projected by petitioners and said that the pleas including one filed by senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, alleging restrictions, are incorrect, irrelevant and have out-lived their utility.Close He said that various central legislations were not applicable in the state before abrogation of Article 370 and laws such as … [Read more...] about Relaxing curbs, pleas alleging complete clampdown in Kashmir incorrect, irrelevant: Centre to SC
This week Americans were treated to the eighth GOP candidate debate, a mix of ego, argument and patriotic huff-puffery that may have caused some viewers to think they accidentally switched prescriptions with Mugatu. For those who saw the foreign policy segment and were wishing somehow this was all an elaborate fiction, Netflix offered a few moments of solace. That’s when House of Cards‘ President Frank Underwood launched his own campaign under the entirely appropriate banner of FU2016. Onward! advertisement Care Norway “Dear Daddy” What: A PSA from Care Norway uses a sobering letter from an unborn daughter to her dad that traces offensive but seemingly harmless behavior to heartbreaking conclusions.Who: Care Norway, SchjaervenWhy We Care: Statistics are one thing, and we have those–35% of women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. But this short film puts a very personal message behind some of the root … [Read more...] about Homer Simpson’s YouTube Ad, Abby Wambach’s Gatorade Goodbye: Top 5 Ads Of The Week
Around 3:15 p.m. yesterday, a building in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood exploded and caught fire, injuring 19 people–three critically. As of this writing, at least two people are reported missing. advertisement advertisement The blast, apparently “caused by plumbing and gas work being done” in the neighborhood, according to the New York Times, shook nearby restaurants, drew crowds of people into the streets, and sent up a thick gray smoke plume that could be seen across the city. As often happens now, witnesses tweeted and Instagrammed photos and videos of the scene. But for the first time, people also flocked to two brand-new live-streaming apps: the month-old Meerkat and the then-hours-old Periscope. Live-streaming video has suddenly gotten easier than ever before–and as is the case every time social media takes a leap forward, a host of practical and ethical questions about using technology during times of tragedy have presented … [Read more...] about Is It Wrong To Watch?
Given responsibility of forming a trust for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, the Centre is aiming to strike a balance between the demands of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Nirmohi Akhara, The Economic Times has reported.The Supreme Court of India (SC) had stated that the Nirmohi Akhara should be assigned "an appropriate role in the management" of the proposed trust. With the intention of securing a good post, the organisation is now planning to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the report."We want acche se accha (best possible) post in the trust— of the chairman or the secretary. We have sought a meeting with the PM," Mahant Dinendra Das of the Akhara told the newspaper.Close On its part, the VHP also has certain demands. The organisation, for instance, wants the government to adopt its model for the temple. Moreover, it wishes that leaders of Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas (RNB) be given prominent positions in the new trust, and that the government use … [Read more...] about Centre hopes to balance VHP, Nirmohi Akhara’s demands for Ram Mandir construction: Report