Millions of Americans are watching the impeachment hearings—and not doing their work. advertisement That’s costing businesses $2.1 billion per hour, according to an estimate by the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry began yesterday morning and people are following the developments—whether minute-by-minute or sporadic recaps—in any number of ways, including smartphones, social media, podcasts, and TV. And all that time dedicated to what’s happening on the Hill means it’s not being spent on the jobs they’re paid to do. To a degree, the loss of productivity is to be expected, as a historic event unfolds in Washington, D.C. Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported a similar dip during Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony at now-U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing. One key difference: The impeachment inquiry will last much … [Read more...] about The impeachment hearings are costing American businesses $2.1B an hour in lost productivity
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Traditional investment options rally around mutual funds, the stock markets and gold. The real estate sector, has, over time, yielded good returns over medium and long-term horizons, but with a large inventory overhang in the ready and near-ready segments, the portfolio is in a bind these days. Let us align ourselves to credible real estate investment opportunity, in a micro-market that will be the natural beneficiary of several mega infrastructural projects, and systematically geared for planned migration, growth, and business activity.Traditionally, real estate bears the influence of both macroeconomic and microeconomic factors. While the predominant bias is to de-risk investments and go for RTMI (Ready-To-Move-In) inventory, or commercial units, Grade-A residential real estate in pre-launch stage, bolstered with the right product composition and infrastructural developments, will stay true to the core Indian bias towards property purchase. With a few remnant micro-markets that offer … [Read more...] about Kharghar: A compelling Real Estate option?
KNG Nair’s new product had its litmus test on the very first day.He got a call at 10.30 am on Monday, March 5. It was from a couple who had to check-in by 12 pm for a 1 pm flight from Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport. “But we are running late and won’t be able to reach on time. Could you please help,” the husband asked.Nair's Thumby Aviation had just launched the country’s first heli-taxi service earlier in the day. He promised the couple he could help them.Close At 11.45, the couple boarded Thumby Aviation’s helicopter from the Electronic City, and reached Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) in 12 minutes. By road it would have taken them at least two hours. “From there, a vehicle took them to the departure gate in two-three minutes. They were on time to catch their flight,” says Nair, his delight evident over the phone as he spoke to Moneycontrol. related news Bharti Airtel posts staggering Rs … [Read more...] about This former Air Force fighter pilot-turned-entrepreneur is making heli-taxi a reality
Terming the denial of entry to "unarmed women" into the Sabarimala temple as a "sad spectacle", the minority verdict by the Supreme Court on Thursday held that enforcement of its 2018 order is "non-negotiable" and no person or authority can flout it.Justice R F Nariman, who penned the minority view on behalf of himself and Justice D Y Chandrachud, said the Constitution places a "non-negotiable obligation" on authorities to enforce the judgements as it was necessary to preserve rule of law and directed strict compliance of the September 2018 decision allowing girls and women of all ages to enter the hill-top shrine in Kerala."If those whose duty it is to comply were to have a discretion on whether or not to abide by a decision of the court, the rule of law would be set at naught. Compliance is not a matter of option. If it were to be so, the authority of the court could be diluted at the option of those who are bound to comply with its verdicts," it said.Close "Today, it is no longer … [Read more...] about Enforcement of order allowing women, girls into Sabarimala ‘non-negotiable’: SC