In the December 11 edition of In The News podcast, host Anvita Bansal talks to Siddhesh Raut and Shraddha Sharma to find out the top news stories from India and around the world.Raut talks about SEBI requesting RBI to probe the role of banks and NBFCs in connection with the Karvy stock broking fraud.Close He discusses the key highlights from the Union Cabinet meeting on December 11, during which a second amendment to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Bill was approved. He also speaks about economist Abhijit Banerjee receiving the Nobel Prize along with his wife in traditional Indian attire.Lastly, Sharma gives an account of the launch of ISRO's RISAT-2BR1 and nine other foreign satellites.Tune in to In The News podcast for more.Are you happy with your current monthly income? Do you know you can double it without working extra hours or asking for a raise? Rahul Shah, one of the India's leading expert on wealth building, has created a strategy which makes it … [Read more...] about In The News podcast | RBI may probe Karvy lenders; Banerjee receives Nobel in dhoti; ISRO launches 10 satellites and more
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At Fast Company, 31 out of 52 staffers on the editorial masthead are women—and we’re pretty proud of that. When it comes to selecting beauty products, our criteria for what’s good may be a little different from that of a fashion or lifestyle magazine: We look for products that are long-lasting and high-quality, and that offer simple solutions that we can depend on while writing, editing, photographing, designing, and producing our stories. So when we asked our colleagues for their holy grail beauty secrets, they had lots of opinions about price points, ingredients, and even packaging. From lipsticks that last the entire workday to the perfect “no-makeup” mascara, these are Fast Company staffers’ ultimate beauty picks. advertisement advertisement Glossier Lash Slickbuilt an empire around beauty products that enhance features while looking natural. That’s why it showed up in several editors’ top beauty picks. … [Read more...] about These beauty and skincare products are ‘Fast Company’ tested, and approved
The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), a party founded by former deputy prime minister Devi Lal, split in 2018 after a bitter power struggle between his two grandsons – Ajay and Abhay Chautala, the two sons of party president Om Prakash Chautala.The feud saw Ajay Chautala and his sons Dushyant and Digvijay being expelled from the Haryana-based party by senior Chautala, who threw his weight behind the younger son Abhay. The trigger for the split was when the supporters of the young Chautalas hooted at their uncle Abhay at a rally in Gohana in October 2018.Dushyant Chautala, who is the MP from Hisar, launched Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) in December 2018. The 30-year-old's supporters are now projecting him as the next chief minister.Close The split in the party came at a time when it was gearing to come back to power after a 14-year hiatus. The development is likely to hit the party’s chances. related news In Pics | Jharkhand Assembly Election Phase 3: Old and young … [Read more...] about Haryana Assembly Election: How the split in INLD will bolster BJP in the Jat-dominated state
Marissa Mayer is back where she began: 165 University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto—the office space where, as a newly minted Stanford graduate, in 1999, she became one of the first people to work at a tiny startup called Google. Mayer went on to spend 13 years at the company, helping to shape its key services, before leaving to become CEO of Yahoo, a gig that ended in 2017 when the web pioneer sold itself to Verizon. advertisement Now Google’s onetime quarters are home to Lumi Labs, the 15-person startup Mayer cofounded in 2018 with longtime colleague Enrique Munoz Torres to develop smartphone apps that help people “save a few minutes every day,” she tells me. This returns Mayer to her roots in another way as well—in pursuing new productivity-enhancing technology, she’ll be revisiting territory she once explored as one of the people responsible for Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, and other iconic services. Mayer remains cryptic about the … [Read more...] about Marissa Mayer’s new project is a suite of timesaving apps
Days after the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced their decision to contest the Lok Sabha polls together from Uttar Pradesh, BSP satrap Mayawati, on her 63rd birthday, appealed to members and workers of both parties to forget their past differences.As the leader was greeted by SP chief Akhilesh Yadav at her residence in Lucknow on her birthday on January 15, she said, “Forget past differences and ensure the victory of all joint candidates of SP and BSP. This will be my ideal birthday gift.”The parties, which have decided to contest general elections on a 50-50 seat-sharing deal, are itching to bury the hatchet in an attempt to make a formidable alliance to beat the BJP, which had won 71 out of 80 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. While the SP had managed to win a meagre five seats, the BSP won none.Close But it won’t be easy for the bitter rivals to forget and forgive, especially after witnessing a dark past in the history of Indian … [Read more...] about Forget past differences with SP, says BSP supremo Mayawati on 63rd birthday. Easier said than done?