A challenging modernist classic that investigates a period of 24 hours during which an advertising executive wanders the streets of a city in strict lockdown. He comes across a number of other characters in pubs and outdoor gatherings, and cautions them about their foolhardy behaviour. In the well-known final scene, his wife, irritated at being asked again whether she will wear a mask, replies: “Yes I said yes I will Yes.” … [Read more...] about Novel coronavirus novels that have remained unwritten
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> IX 1173: Delhi (12:00) to Bahrain (13:35)> IX 1643: Chennai (09:35) to Dubai (12:25)> IX 1743: Kannur (08:00) to Dubai (10:25)> IX 1435: Kochi (13:30) to Dubai (16:10)> IX 1375: Kozhikode (08:15) to Bahrain (10:05)> IX 1217: Mumbai (09:00) to Muscat (10:05)> IX 1422: Kochi (12:00) to Kuala Lumpur (18:45)> IX 1113: Delhi (10:20) to Muscat (12:00)> IX 1411: Kochi (16:30) to Sharjah (19:00)> IX 1813: Mangaluru (11:00) to Sharjah (13:00) … [Read more...] about International flights on July 11: Daily updates on arrivals, departures under Vande Bharat Mission
PMVVY adds to the growing list of products targeted towards senior citizens. The good old Senior Citizen Saving Scheme (SCSS) and the RBI (taxable) bonds offering 7.75 per cent interest are attractive options. The trio make an interesting combination for regular income seekers. PMVVY’s interest rate is in line with that of SCSS (also 7.4 percent annually) for the current financial year. Fresh investments will attract the then prevalent rate. … [Read more...] about Should senior citizens invest in the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana?
Now, corporates will collectively issue fresh securities to the bond ETF. The ETF also picks up already-issued and existing securities of the same companies with the same maturity and converts them into an investment basket. As the ETF units are bought and sold, the underlying securities too get traded (through the market makers that the fund house appoints) and thereby become more liquid. If the demand for the Bharat Bond ETF picks up – there are plans to come out with repeated tranches twice every year – more debt securities of these state-owned firms would become liquid. … [Read more...] about Bharat Bond ETF-Series II: A Safe option, but should you invest?
"Global stocks were mixed following record infections in the US, which led to worries of delayed global economic recovery, while Indian markets worried about record cases of infections and increasing localized lockdowns. However, on a weekly basis, the benchmark indices gained around 1.5%," Vinod Nair, Head of Research at Geojit Financial Services told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Taking Stock: Profit-booking hits D-St; Nifty below 10,800 but rallies 1.5% for the week