Shinie Antony is a writer and editor based in Bangalore. Her books include The Girl Who Couldn't Love, Barefoot and Pregnant, Planet Polygamous, and the anthologies Why We Don’t Talk, An Unsuitable Woman, Boo. Winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Asia Prize for her story A Dog’s Death in 2003, she is the co-founder of the Bangalore Literature Festival and director of the Bengaluru Poetry Festival. … [Read more...] about Bollywood ready for retake?
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APL Apollo Tubes is the largest producer of ERW steel pipes and Sections in India. The ERW market is expected to grow around ~10-12% CAGR every year. Company has a diversified product portfolio in structural steel sector an recent acquisition of Apollo Tricoat will enable company to expand its portfolio in the high margin segment. Revenue/EBITDA/PAT is expected to grow at CAGR of ~18.5/31/57% respectively. The stock is available at lucrative valuations of ~11x FY21E earnings. … [Read more...] about We expect mid and small-cap stocks to better in 2020: VK Sharma
July 1 was the budget deadline for many cities, but even though that date has passed, elected officials are still conducting meetings, making amendments, or even reopening their budgets as they face public scrutiny. “It actually makes it more critical for our site to exist, because these budget decisions won’t be calendared on a normal schedule,” Kim says, “so we want to make sure that we make it as easy as possible for folks to access these meetings and speak to their local elected officials.” … [Read more...] about This website tells you when your local politicians are discussing police budgets
Norway is one of many countries that rushed out apps to trace and monitor the coronavirus this spring, only to scramble to address serious complaints that soon arose over extensive user data-mining or poor security practices. Human rights groups and technologists have warned that the design of many apps put hundreds of millions of people at risk for stalking, scams, identity theft or oppressive government tracking — and could undermine trust in public health efforts. The problems have emerged just as some countries are poised to deploy even more intrusive technologies, including asking hundreds of thousands of workers to wear virus-tracking wristbands around the clock. … [Read more...] about Virus-tracing apps are rife with problems. Governments are rushing to fix them
The growing deficit of trust in different institutions and increasing number of reported integrity infractions by people in the position of leadership, across the globe in different arenas over the years, makes me ask myself: ‘What kind of leaders do we need?’ And as I prod on this question, immediately another question pops up: ‘What are some of the fundamental principles on which the foundation of authentic and integrated leadership development rests?’ If the foundation is flawed or lopsided, it cannot create long-term value; instead, it grooms leaders that leave behind a wake of distrust, devastation and disaster. … [Read more...] about Leaders are made, not born: 10 leadership development principles that help create long-term value