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Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 21 November 2012
The difference between life & death is a seat belt, even for rear-seat passengers The tragic death of Jaspal Bhatti in a car accident, reportedly of internal injuries sustained while sitting in the back seat of a Honda Accord involved in a head-on crash, once again brings out the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 20 November 2012
Motilal Oswal is planning to launch a new scheme which has a similar investment objective as those of other schemes. With so many similar schemes to choose from, investors would opt for a scheme with a proven track record Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund plans to launch an open-end equity...

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Janardan Kothari Janardan Kothari 20 November 2012
AstraZeneca is on course to achieve its decade-long plan to delist its shares from the Indian bourses by hook or by crook AstraZeneca India is a 90% subsidiary of AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals AB Sweden, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Astra AB has a decade-long...

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Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 20 November 2012
The Married Woman Property (MWP) Act can protect the life insurance death claim benefit from creditors and ensure that your wife and children are secured. Lack of awareness and loss of control prevents insured from going for this option. Find out how you can benefit from it Harish was...

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Prof Dr BM Hegde Prof Dr BM Hegde 20 November 2012
Consuming pills could lead to deadly results over the long term, based on evidence The story of drug development in modern medicine is a saga of dangerous and concealed efforts to fool gullible patients. A chemical molecule is discovered in the laboratory and then is checked for its...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 November 2012
Former CIC Shailesh Gandhi cited several specific orders that participants could quote in certain situations and several useful tip for filing appeals in a highly interactive session for advanced users   Shailesh Gandhi, former Central Information Commission (CIC) with the highest...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 November 2012
Close on the Nifty above today’s high may lead to a short rally   Remaining listless for a major part of the trading session, the market closed flat with a mixed bias as investors await the Winter Session of Parliament, later this week, which could decide the fate of the recently...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 November 2012
In its latest report, Espirito Santo Securities has observed that revenue growth has slowed down considerably, leading to the question of whether a turnaround has happened. Has it? In a new report dated 19 November 2012, Espirito Santo Securities (ESS) is uncertain when the recovery will...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 November 2012
As bad loans balloon to unprecedented levels, we take a look at why this has happened Kotak Institutional Equities (Kotak), in its recent report, has voiced its concern over the decline in asset quality in the banking sector, including private banks. Kotak stated, “2QFY13 results of PSU...

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Vinita Deshmukh Vinita Deshmukh 19 November 2012
We Indians breathe regionalism and hence regional leaders become icons. How exactly did Balasaheb Thackeray touch the heart of the “Marathi Manoos”? The “Marathi Manoos” loves the Intellect. He loves forthrightness, courage of conviction, creativity and sarcasm! He also loves anyone who...

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MG Warrier MG Warrier 19 November 2012
Power and money are consciously centralised in India, right from the central government to the smallest political party fighting elections. If only our political leadership resolve to follow the Constitution in letter and spirit, everything else will fall in line “There are some...

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Sucheta Dalal Sucheta Dalal  and   Yogesh Sapkale Yogesh Sapkale 17 November 2012
QNet, the controversial MLM company is luring executives and professionals by promising a weekly income of Rs27.7 lakh. Do the math… this is about the salary that Mukesh Ambani, one of India's highest paid CEOs earns. Yet, this patently exaggerated claim by QNet is ensnaring people to invest...

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Moneylife Digital Team 17 November 2012
Over 10,180 people across India and abroad have signed a petition seeking a Bharat Ratna for Dr V Kurien, better known as India’s milkman. The campaign now seeks public support for the next phase, which is to bring it to the attention of decision makers. There is also a suggestion to...

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Moneylife Digital Team 17 November 2012
Reversal would be seen only if the Nifty closes above any previous day’s high   The Indian market closed the holiday-shortened week with a loss of 2%, mainly on global growth concerns, and the absence of positive triggers from the domestic arena. A decline in industrial output for...

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Vidur Pendharkar 17 November 2012
A close above 5,685 on the Nifty may bring some reversal S&P Nifty close: 5,574.05 Market Trend   Short Term: Down                             Medium Term: Down                        Long Term: Down   After a flat opening, the Nifty made a feeble attempt to take...

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Moneylife Digital Team 17 November 2012
There are many books encouraging you to invest in gold. There is only one so far that calls it a bubble Many find gold a fascinating commodity. The latest bull market for the commodity had got investors excited. Though wary about high prices, they are tempted to buy more of it,...

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Dr Nita Mukherjee 17 November 2012
Dr Nita Mukherjee visits a different kind of workshop   The joie-de-vivre you experience as you enter 204 Nirman Kendra is unbelievable. Happy music fills the air and warm greetings from members welcome you. This is The Anchorage at Mahalakshmi (Mumbai)—a sheltered workshop for the...

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Raj Pradhan Raj Pradhan 16 November 2012
LIC Direct’s emails hard sells its annuity product creating a fear that interest rates in India may drop to 2% to 4% in next 20 years! If LIC is confident about it, then why does its annuity product lock in the rate of 7% to 8% for the lifetime of a customer? LIC Direct, an alternate...

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Moneylife Digital Team 16 November 2012
A reversal would only be seen if the Nifty closes above any previous day’s high   The market settled around 1% down on selling pressure in the post-noon session from banking, FMCG and auto stocks. Yesterday we had mentioned that we may see the Nifty consolidating at the day's low...

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Moneylife Digital Team 16 November 2012
Companies are beginning to skimp on disclosures to their investors, showing that transparency is on the decline and a concern for investors Kotak Institutional Equities (Kotak) has pointed out that disclosure standards of Indian companies are going down and has provided two examples from...

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