WHY WE CARE: If you want something to get done right, get a woman to do it. Amirite, ladies? This highly intelligent holiday ad from U.K. retail chain M&S, introduces us to Mrs Claus, wife of Santa, just as he is preparing to leave on his annual gift distribution journey. Mrs Claus, played by Janet McTeer, receives a letter from Jake, (“aged 6, but 7 in two weeks”) asking her to help him give a present to his older sister whom he has apparently spent most of the previous year irritating. … [Read more...] about Mrs. Claus Is A James Bond-Style Badass For Marks & Spencer’s Xmas Ad
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> The resolution framework must be based on the borrower's pre-COVID operating and financial performance, and the impact of COVID-19 on its operating and financial performance in Q1 and Q2FY21, to assess the cash-flows for FY21/FY22 and subsequent years … [Read more...] about KV Kamath committee report on loan restructuring for sectors: What does it mean?
All of these years, the scientific community has known about the presence of rust on the Martian surface in the ancient past, which lends it the red tinge, and earned it the moniker the Red Planet. While the Moon's surface is full of iron-rich rocks, Shuai Li -- lead author of the University of Hawaii – who was studying ice deposits around the lunar pole, did not expect to find rust on the Moon. … [Read more...] about Chandrayaan-1’s data shows Moon is rusting without any liquid water or oxygen; scientists puzzled
Q: What kind of mutual funds should a conservative investor and an aggressive investor choose?The most important decision is asset allocation. Equity, bonds, gold, alternate investment funds (AIF) and real estate should all form a part of an investor's portfolio. Equity Funds, AIF are the higher-risk, higher-return part of the portfolio. Gold, bonds and commercial real estate are the relatively more stable parts. The proportion of these depends on the financial profile and the psychological profile of the investors – these profiles define the risk-appetite. Within the asset class, one can look at a combination of funds viz. large, mid, small, thematic etc.The important thing to look at while selecting funds is the clarity of investment approach and transparency. As long as the fund manager has a well-defined policy and process, the chances of nasty surprises are limited. The fund manager’s communication with investors is also an important factor. … [Read more...] about ‘Market looks frothy but value stocks may outperform growth ones in short term’
The outcome of these efforts has been that a country with 1.3 billion people and limited resources has one of the lowest death rates per million in the world. The recovery rate is also steadily rising. I am happy that our business community, in particular small business been pro-active. Starting from almost nothing, they made us the second largest PPE kits manufacturer in the world. … [Read more...] about Full text of PM Modi’s speech at US-India Strategic Partnership Forum