The Air India Express plane, which was to arrive at 7.40 pm, had aborted its first attempt to land at runway 28, possibly because of severe weather conditions as Kozhikode had been receiving heavy rainfall. That made visibility poorer in what was already a dark night. … [Read more...] about Air India Express crash: Nearly two hours before IX1344 crashed, an IndiGo aircraft had landed in similar conditions
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"While some are safe at home, so many have had to walk for miles to get to their homes. Inequalities have come to the forefront, and it's vital that privilege be examined and challenged. And so many children in this book are thinking about that," writes Vachharajani in the book. … [Read more...] about ‘A Bend in Time’: Coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of children
Parks are not panaceas, as evidenced by the widely publicized racist confrontation between a white woman and a Black birder in New York’s Central Park in early July. But Hedonometer data add to a growing body of evidence that they provide clear mental health benefits. Creating and expanding parks also generates jobs and economic activity, with much of the money spent locally. … [Read more...] about Twitter data shows that COVID-19 has us depressed. But one place is providing hope
So, where can you invest your retirement corpus so that it stays safe, particularly in these volatile COVID-19 times? Look at instruments that offer security and fixed returns. The options include bank fixed deposits, which offer interest rates between 5-7 per cent. Then, there are company fixed deposits, which offer higher rate of interest than many banks. However, you must evaluate the rating of the companies – it should be AAA or sovereign. … [Read more...] about Invest your retirement corpus to get safe income and beat inflation
As I sit down to pen down my thoughts in reply, I make a mental note of absolute certainties. Extremities in investing need to be toned down. A diversified portfolio is a must and cannot be avoided. Both, capital appreciation and dividends are desired, probably in a more measured manner that matches the risk profile and prevailing economic scenario. If an octogenarian and widely successful value investor like Warren Buffett can course-correct his investment style to match the evolving economic situation and opportunities, we surely can do too. Value investing is not dead; it is just blending into a new environment, and investors are yet to realize it. … [Read more...] about Value investing: Warren Buffett course-corrects his investment style, should you?