As a child, I didn’t understand what that meant, but now I wonder what the woman had been thinking. She probably didn’t know that we were a handful of law-abiding families up against a planted and planned group of militants who had threatened us to leave our own house or face death. Wasn’t this some kind of discrimination in my own country? … [Read more...] about Kashmiri Pandits have received only lip service from political parties, says author Avanti Sopory
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Armed with prospects of high growth, split-second information reach, large doses of capital infusion began to push the new age companies to stratospheric valuations. The stock prices continued to rocket northwards, and retail as well as institutional investors shed the time proven principles of staying invested for a long period of time. Old economy sectors and stocks – infrastructure, construction, public sector companies, metals & mining - started witnessing dwindling traded volumes, clearly highlighting the shift to consumer discretionary, fintech, FMCG and other consumption focussed sectors. Seth Klarman’s words, "The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation" seem to be slowly fading away. Economy was disconnected from the stock market was an accepted fact in most investment circles, but by how much and for how long, were the points of debate. … [Read more...] about Value investing: Warren Buffett course-corrects his investment style, should you?
"Art is what keeps us alive and sane in difficult times. Writing is one way of reminding us of beauty even in the worst of times. Creativity opens a window to our souls and lets us speak our thoughts in a medium that brings us comfort and joy. We need to encourage creativity in children now more than ever," said publisher Shome Ghosh. … [Read more...] about ‘A Bend in Time’: Coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of children
Forgive me if I have mentioned this film before, but if you have the wherewithal to search for part two on the net somewhere, then you must see Steel Rain first. Who’d have thought that you would find so much integrity and humour in a South Korea vs North Korea film. It strengthens my belief that people are intrinsically good, and they are separated by belief systems cooked up to help the few. Watch this film and you’ll see yourself making plans to visit Korea as soon as we all can travel safely. … [Read more...] about Best Netflix movies, shows to beat the monsoon blues this August
“This is a democracy. All that I can do is be true to myself – and hopefully that will bring enough dissonance,” says Anvita, who says she was “surprised how audiences picked up every nuance and responded to it emotionally and viscerally. It has sparked conversations and it has moved them to poetry or art. I am so grateful for that.” … [Read more...] about ‘I wanted to tell a fantastical tale about real pain’: ‘Bulbbul’ director Anvita Dutt