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This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

Mutual funds’ asset base rose to a little over Rs 24 lakh crore by November-end, an increase of 8 percent from a month ago led by strong inflow in liquid schemes. According to data on Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI), the asset under management (AUM) of 42-player mutual fund industry jumped from Rs [...]

December 8, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

HIGHLIGHTS It stars Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar in the lead Ratna Pathak Shah and Supriya Pathak come together in this movie The story revolves around the plight of real estate prices in Mumbai A frequent criticism of Netflix in India is that the streaming giant has a paucity of local content. Netflix is looking to change [...]

February 12, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

Our Shame Over Sexual Health Makes Us Avoid The Doctor, But These Apps Might Help

Our Shame Over Sexual Health Makes Us Avoid The Doctor, But These Apps Might Help

Many find questions asked of them during checkups to be intrusive and in some cases, doctors themselves are uncomfortable talking about sexual health Health care on their own terms, rather than having to visit a doctor’s office (Representational Image) We’re taught to feel shame around our sexuality from a young age, as our bodies develop [...]

January 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Our Shame Over Sexual Health Makes Us Avoid The Doctor, But These Apps Might Help

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Most of us know how important getting enough exercise is, but with the fast pace of modern life, everyday responsibilities can sometimes get in the way. For those struggling to find the time to fit in a workout Dr Irvin Sulapas, assistant professor of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has some [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Campus Calling: 60,000 register for DU UG admissions but forms incomplete

Campus Calling: 60,000 register for DU UG admissions but forms incomplete

Close to 60,000 applicants have registered for undergraduate admissions through the Delhi University’s online application form even though no one has been able to complete the form. The university has made four out of the nine sections of the form unavailable. Academic details section of the form has been blocked to avoid confusion as the [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Campus Calling: 60,000 register for DU UG admissions but forms incomplete

AMD’s revenue rises 18.3 percent, but margin forecast disappoints

AMD’s revenue rises 18.3 percent, but margin forecast disappoints

A man looks at motherboards displayed at the AMD booth during the Computex 2011 computer fair at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei May 31, 2011. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/File Photo Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD.O) reported an 18.3 percent jump in quarterly revenue, largely in line with analysts’ estimates, but the chipmaker’s second-quarter gross margins [...]

May 2, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMD’s revenue rises 18.3 percent, but margin forecast disappoints

Greg Bell: Technology has given us so much, but there’s still much to do

Greg Bell: Technology has given us so much, but there’s still much to do

Sixty years ago, the Dick Tracy comic strip featured a walkie-talkie watch that Detective Tracy used to communicate with his colleagues. It was an uncanny anticipation of our smartphones and watches. The 1960s Jetsons television show predicted Skype, flat-screen TVs, smart watches and personal aircraft. Even though cartoons foresaw some things, technological progress has far [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Greg Bell: Technology has given us so much, but there’s still much to do

Homes delivered, but cash crunch stops buyers from moving in

Homes delivered, but cash crunch stops buyers from moving in

For many buyers, the joy of receiving possession of their homes is fast turning to dismay as they cannot rustle up the finances for relocation – that too in cash. Builders too are citing demonetisation and the subsequent labour crunch as reasons for delay in projects getting completed on time. Santosh Kumar, who received delivery [...]

December 18, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Homes delivered, but cash crunch stops buyers from moving in

Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Women who tried to get an abortion but were denied one were more likely to experience anxiety and to report lower self-esteem and life satisfaction than women who sought and received an abortion, found a new study. The women who did and did not terminate their pregnancy had similar levels of depression, and over time, [...]

December 16, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Ahmedabad Gurukulam: A dip into Vedic education, organic living, but no degrees

Ahmedabad Gurukulam: A dip into Vedic education, organic living, but no degrees

Wooden carts and horses in the front yard, mooing cows in the barn, walls with hand painted frescoes and food being cooked on a stove fired by cow dung cakes — this is not a set for a period drama, but a residential school for boys in the heart of Sabarmati in Ahmedabad. Canada-based Nandini [...]

November 14, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Ahmedabad Gurukulam: A dip into Vedic education, organic living, but no degrees

A&E’s The Killing Season is only a so-so true crime series, but it’s a powerful social documentary

A&E’s The Killing Season is only a so-so true crime series, but it’s a powerful social documentary

If you set out to find a serial killer based primarily on the speculation of an amateur internet forum, you might get as far as tracking down a couple of leads, but you probably wouldn’t be able to dedicate your time, money, and energy to following those leads as far as you could go. And [...]

November 13, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on A&E’s The Killing Season is only a so-so true crime series, but it’s a powerful social documentary

UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations

UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations

With almost 50,000 Indian students in the European Union (EU) right now, Europe is the second preferred destination of Indian students wishing to study abroad. Tomasz Kozlowski, European Union ambassador to India, talks about funding programmes for Indians and EU’s plan to collaborate with the Indian government and other agencies. Excerpts from an interview. Why [...]

September 30, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations