From some writers wondering "why her dreams have gone missing" or "if the star of hope will ever shine again", to others turning to history to see "what lockdowns would have been like in ancient times" or "looking for relief in scientific thought, in writing and in books"; the stories are heartrending and deeply emotional of lives lost and the stark inequalities that the pandemic has laid bare. … [Read more...] about ‘A Bend in Time’: Coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of children
Cross-border militancy, curfews, terrorism, the forced exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits – the beautiful vales of Kashmir have been marked by continuous conflict and complete breakdown of civilian-state trust in the past few decades. As someone whose family was forced at gunpoint to leave behind their ancestral homes in Srinagar in the early 1990s, author Avanti Sopory could have chosen to dwell on the negative and to paint Kashmir in shades of bitterness in her writing. … [Read more...] about Kashmiri Pandits have received only lip service from political parties, says author Avanti Sopory
It is a wakeup call for those who believe in old-style value investing and this caution comes from none other than the Professor of Finance at Stern School of Business at New York University (NYU), Aswath Damodaran, often referred to as the 'Dean of Valuation'. In a recent interview he did say "I think book value has completely lost its meaning. Value investing is not just buying low price to earnings or price to book stocks". It has become much more than that – was a mutual feeling. … [Read more...] about Value investing: Warren Buffett course-corrects his investment style, should you?
One reason for the difference in gender ratio across the IIMs could be that the newer business schools and IIMs Calcutta, Lucknow and Kozhikode have a provision where they assign extra weightage to female candidates during the selection process, the report said. … [Read more...] about IIMs Bangalore, Ahmedabad to see fewer women in the new batch: Report