MONEYLIFE EVENTS


Moneylife Digital Team 27 August 2019
A recent statistical report had revealed that Mumbaikars face the most number of traffic jams not only in the country but across the world. As per the GPS-based study on traffic congestion in over 400 cities of the world, Mumbai has earned the dubious epithet of the ‘Most Traffic Congested...

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Aravind Natarajan 09 August 2019
Mumbai city has often been plagued with shoddy roads, missing manholes and a host of other civic issues. All of this is despite the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) being the richest municipality in the country.   One of the biggest problems that the city and its people face...

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Moneylife Digital Team 20 July 2019
Activists and concerned citizens around India have been fighting against mandatory linking of Aadhaar on various fronts. Even after Supreme Court’s ruling on where Aadhaar is not mandatory, there have been situations where the unique ID is still being erroneously asked as a prerequisite for...

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The monsoons are soon approaching and Mumbai is still far from being prepared for it, from roads being dug up for Metro construction work to bridges being shut for safety reasons. Recently a report was even published citing Mumbai as the worst City in the world in terms of traffic jams. What...

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Moneylife Digital Team 13 April 2019
The Right to Information (RTI) Act has been an important tool for journalists to uncover sensitive, important and hidden information in the effort of writing major stories. In fact, a lot of stories published on Moneylife have been backed up by information retrieved through RTI...

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Moneylife Digital Team 15 March 2019
Mumbai sees an unusually high number of fires and other disasters every year. While experts have not been able to pinpoint a single cause, haphazard development, lack of fire and electrical audits are some common reasons. Keeping this in mind, Moneylife Foundation had organized a special...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 March 2019
Today, social media has become increasingly popular with all sorts of people from students, policymaker to politicians and the public expressing themselves on several issues or even get things done. However, many users struggle to understand what social media is and how they could use it....

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Moneylife Digital Team 09 February 2019
“We had taken note of Moneylife Foundation’s Report on Retirement Homes and had completed consultation process. In few days, I am going to write to chief ministers of all states and soon we will issue guidelines for retirement homes in India,” says Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister of State...

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Moneylife Digital Team 04 February 2019
“Whether we should borrow is a question for every individual. It is not a question restricted to individuals who have no other resources available,” says DG Kale, retired CGM from Reserve Bank of India. Even a person with resources can go for borrowing, because it entirely depends on the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 05 October 2018
"Social media is a good medium to bring about positive changes in the society. Using social media for public good is more than just reputation management - it is about relationship-building. However, we must remember that social media is just a 'medium' - an agency for communication. If crime...

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Shrikrishna Kachave 19 June 2018
“Public Information Officers (PIOs) are humans and should develop a friendly rapport with Right to Information (RTI) applicants because this will go a long way for betterment of governance and delivery of necessary information,” says RTI activist Anil Galgali. He was speaking at a special...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 June 2018
A diamond is a symbolic gem, be it in the form of a family heirloom, an antique piece of jewelry, an engagement or a wedding ring. However, it is rare that diamond owners are aware of what precisely makes one diamond better than any other. Rajiv Wadhwa, gemologist and area business manager at...

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Moneylife Digital Team 31 May 2018
In today’s modern world, obesity has become an issue of vital importance to everyone. Gone are the days when Indians could simply ignore obesity as something that occurs frequently in the US and not something we need to worry about. In a seminar on Thursday, at Moneylife Foundation, Vithal...

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Moneylife Digital Team 26 May 2018
“Autonomy of the Central Information Commission (CIC) is under threat. In addition, the government is questioning citizen for asking information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. As any as 60% of the cases in courts are filed by the government against people. Under these...

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“A consumer cannot directly approach Banking Ombudsman appointed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). She has to first file a complaint with her particular Bank's Nodal Officer and then follow the process up the chain to resolve her grievance,” says DG Kale, a retired senior officer from the...

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Moneylife Digital Team 30 March 2018
"Micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) entrepreneurs are providing employment and generating revenues for everyone, including the government. Unfortunately, under financing at each stage, besides unacceptable practices followed by banks are the most significant reasons for failures of...

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 March 2018
"Protecting, properly preserving and quickly retrieving decades old personal papers within minutes is not a rocket science or magic. Anyone can do it by following simple methods systematically and regularly. However, while doing so, we must understand the importance to locate and discard old...

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Moneylife Digital Team 16 March 2018
"The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) has punitive provisions not just for builder or promoter and real estate agents, but also for allottees or buyers. However, RERA is quite strict on promoters and agents and had mandatory compliance provisions," says Sulaiman Bhimani, an...

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Moneylife Digital Team 17 February 2018
"Max you can lose is 100% but there is no limit for gains in investing," says Prof Sanjay Bakshi, a well-known investment guru. He was speaking on "The Mathematics of Investing in Quality" at a program at Bombay Stock Exchange organised by Moneylife Advisory Services.   Explaining why...

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Moneylife Digital Team 10 February 2018
“There are two Indian laws, that can declare a person socially dead. Aadhaar has created third civil death for citizens. This is because leakages in Aadhaar data is reality, no option (from linking Aadhaar) is a reality and that there is no opt out option from Aadhaar," says Prof Dr M...

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