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May 29, 2015

The essential check-lists when buying, selling and renting an apartment

Property decisions are usually among the most fraught and tense ones to make in an individual’s life. They needn’t be so though, thanks to an ever-improving ease of access to all kinds of information. All you need to be armed with is a check-list and the willingness to ask. Read on as we detangle the […] #PropertyMasters #Sponsored

May 28, 2015

Moody's sees March quarter GDP slowing to 7.2 percent on weak global demand

Lower production and weak global demand to temper growth output #Commodity #Economy #GDP #Moody's #Reserve Bank

May 15, 2015

Johnny Depp to fly dogs home after Australia's threat to put them down

Johnny Depp is flying his dogs home from Australia, a day after the farm minister warned him to send them back to the United States to be quarantined or face having them put down. #Australia #dogs #Hollywood #Johnny Depp #NewsTracker

Apr 14, 2015

Jackpot! Nasa's Curiosity rover finds first evidence of water on Mars

Mars may have liquid water close to its surface, according to new data from NASA's Curiosity rover. #Curiosity #Curiosity Mars rover #didyouknow #Mars #Nasa #water on Mars

Apr 14, 2015

Chandrababu Naidu woos investment for Andhra on trip to China

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu in China to woo investors for state's development #Andhra Pradesh #Chandrababu Naidu #China #NewsTracker

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Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.
Arjun Parthasarathy
Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.

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Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
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Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
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Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs

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