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    Caste politics a hurdle for farmers, rural students, says Kamal Haasan

    Chennai: Actor turned politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday said that caste politics has become a hurdle for rural students and the farmers. In an interview with Tamil magazine, Ananda Vikatan, Haasan said that the concept of caste is being kept alive for electoral gains and benefits. “Paving a way for political campaign, officials are safeguarding…

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  • How to Check Your Email List with A Bulk Verification Software

    If you decided to prioritize email marketing this year, there is an auxiliary tool you should focus on before you send your next campaign. A reliable bulk email verifier will validate your database and ensure you are reaching your subscribers and maintaining a healthy IP reputation. Growing your email list has probably been your main…

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  • Share buybacks – Some interesting aspects

    A buy-back is a corporate action in which a company buys some of its shares from the existing shareholders at a price higher than market price. Proceeds for the buy-back come out of the profits earned in the past years and retained by the company after paying dividends over the years. So a buy-back becomes…

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  • Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Mohammad Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action for the third time

    Dubai: Pakistan’s off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The match officials’ report, which was handed over to the Pakistan team management, cited concerns about the legality of the 37-year-old’s bowling action. Hafeez’s bowling action will now be scrutinised…

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  • Mumbai: Narayan Rane joins NDA, may get a ministry in Maharashtra government

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced that former Congress leader, Narayan Rane has joined National Democratic Alliance (NDA). He also said that the party will also expand the cabinet soon. “We’ll have a cabinet expansion soon. Narayan Rane has joined NDA, we will think about him what should be done,” Fadnavis said….

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  • National Pension System becomes attractive – A N Shanbag

    NPS, is a defined contribution pension scheme. The first version was made applicable only to Central Government Employees (but not Armed Forces) joining service on or after 1.1.04. The previous pension scheme was a defined benefit scheme and was very beneficial to the employees. It benefited even those whose contribution was little, specially the ones…

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    Making Investments work Harder – A N Shanbhag

    Albert Einstein has called compound interest the eighth wonder of the world. And like other things, about compound interest too, he was not wrong. In his book “One Up On Wall Street”, legendary Fidelity fund manager Peter Lynch, narrates a story. About the native (Red) Indians of Manhattan, who way back in 1625 sold all…

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  • At least 25 dead in Indonesian earthquake: officials

    Meureudu, At least 25 people died and hundreds were injured after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia’s Sumatra island today, local officials said. The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake struck Pidie Jaya district at dawn, as some in the predominantly Muslim region prepared for morning prayers. Mosques and shops were flattened in the small…

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  • Post-Brexit blues: What lies ahead?

    The silence of the political class, particularly the government, on post-Brexit roadmap or unwillingness to speak about the uncertainty means that it isn’t doing its job properly, or its advisors aren’t ready with their strategies. The government need not give a running commentary but it cannot remain silent about its exit plan when it’s so…

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  • Bold Move, Wrong Target

    The government should have focused not just on old stock but future flow of black money generation. Hence high value notes should have been removed from circulation It’s the season of metaphors, be it to describe the attack on terrorist camps or on black money. When the rot is deep, you need drastic surgery to…

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