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We split this long-term money with 20% into PPF and 80% into two higher-risk equity funds—one focused and one small-cap (Mint)
We split this long-term money with 20% into PPF and 80% into two higher-risk equity funds—one focused and one small-cap (Mint)

Four money rules for gen Z to build a coming-of-age investment portfolio

Practise a full self-sufficient adult financial life by building the savings habit now

A view of the Mollem National Park, which spills across 240 sq. km into the Western Ghats ( Photo: Alamy)
A view of the Mollem National Park, which spills across 240 sq. km into the Western Ghats ( Photo: Alamy)

Inside the race to save Mollem

  • Goa has been convulsed by a new age environmental movement. And it’s gaining attention beyond the state
  • An insurgent environmental movement led by young people is gaining attention by opposing these projects, which are set to come up in eco-sensitive areas, through innovate methods

Reliance Infratel is a unit of bankrupt Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom). Reliance Jio, owned by Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, had bid for only this subsidiary of RCom.
Reliance Infratel is a unit of bankrupt Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom). Reliance Jio, owned by Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, had bid for only this subsidiary of RCom.

NCLT okays Jio’s proposal for Reliance Infratel

  • The distribution of proceeds under the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) resolution plan is still subject to the disposal of an intervention application filed by Doha Bank, one of the lenders to Reliance Infratel

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Amid the avalanche of news around Kamala Harris, what has got eclipsed is that by Inauguration Day, her husband Doug Emhoff, the 'second gentleman', will give up his private law practice to support her (Photo: Reuters)
Amid the avalanche of news around Kamala Harris, what has got eclipsed is that by Inauguration Day, her husband Doug Emhoff, the 'second gentleman', will give up his private law practice to support her (Photo: Reuters)

Sharing the load in a working marriage

  • What does it take for the man to pack his bags and move with the woman, whose career demands it, without feeling diminished in any way? Dual-career couples are increasingly having to navigate these waters
  • It is vital both partners have unreserved acceptance when exploring alternate career options for the accompanying spouse

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Its bioplastic bottles are impressive but need special disposal systems
Its bioplastic bottles are impressive but need special disposal systems

Bacardi’s crack at a solution to the world’s big plastic problem

Its bioplastic is promising but not the silver bullet our planet needs

HDFC Bank had said the outage was because the lender had underestimated growth in payment volumes and not because of a cyberattack.
Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar holds meeting with farmers in New Delhi on Thursday (PTI)
Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO and co-founder of Ola. Bloomberg (MINT_PRINT)
The Franklin Templeton funds had to borrow from banks in the face of mounting redemption demands.  (Photo: Bloomberg)
The Franklin Templeton funds had to borrow from banks in the face of mounting redemption demands. (Photo: Bloomberg)

SC lets Franklin hold vote

  • In October, the Karnataka high court had ruled against Franklin Templeton’s winding up of the schemes without consent of unit holders, but had stayed the order till 5 Dec

At the time of IL&FS collapse, Srei’s equipment finance business was at its peak
NDRF personnel deployed for the rescue operations ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Burevi in Tuticorin on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Claims in a top-up plan are triggered once the claim amount exceeds the deductible (Mint )
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (ANI)
Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund assures that voting for an orderly winding up does not mean a lengthy wait for return of monies. (Photo: Bloomberg)
PhonePe also said that it processes roughly 1 million offline transactions every month, while its daily online transaction numbers have gone up to 2 million per day.
PhonePe also said that it processes roughly 1 million offline transactions every month, while its daily online transaction numbers have gone up to 2 million per day.

PhonePe to be hived off, valued at $5.5 bn

  • Besides becoming an independent entity, PhonePe will also appoint a fresh board of directors, which will include company co-founders Sameer Nigam and Rahul Chari, as well as stalwarts from the BFSI and financial technology ecosystem

Picture for representation. (Mint)
Picture for representation. (Mint)

Indian teacher wins $1 million prize for promoting girls' education

  • Ranjitsinh Disale, 32, from Paritewadi village in Maharashtra’s Solapur district, emerged the winner from 10 finalists from across the world for the annual prize
  • Ranjitsinh Disale said he will be sharing 50 per cent of his prize money with his fellow finalists

The Thiruvananthapuram International Airport will remain closed on December 4 from 10 Am to 6 PM , district collector Navjot Khosa said. (Mint)
The Thiruvananthapuram International Airport will remain closed on December 4 from 10 Am to 6 PM , district collector Navjot Khosa said. (Mint)

Cyclone Burevi Kerala updates: Thiruvananthapuram Airport closed for 8 hours

  • 'All passengers are requested to contact airlines concerned for revised timings, Trivandrum airport tweeted
  • IMD, in its latest bulletin, has said Burevi may make its landfall in Kerala on December 4 and has issued red alert

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden. (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden. (REUTERS)

Among first acts, Joe Biden to call for 100 days of mask-wearing

  • The move marks a notable shift from President Donald Trump, whose own skepticism of mask-wearing has contributed to a politicization of the issue
  • Biden also said he asked Dr. Anthony Fauci to stay on in his administration, 'in the exact same role he's had for the past several presidents'

The profitability of Indian airlines has been adversely impacted in FY21 due to lower revenues and high fixed costs, while passenger traffic continues to improve sequentially.
Facebook plans to remove posts with what they consider to be false information or conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines. (AP)
Facebook plans to remove posts with what they consider to be false information or conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines. (AP)

Facebook to remove false claims about Covid-19 vaccines

  • In a statement Facebook said. in coming weeks they will start removing false claims about vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts
  • According to Johns Hopkins University, 64,918,435 COVID-19 cases have been reported globally

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Farmers protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu Border in New Delhi. (Photo: ANI)
Farmers protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu Border in New Delhi. (Photo: ANI)

Farmer protests are a reflection of this sector’s structural crisis

Demands for guaranteed prices should be seen in the context of a sharp decline in farm earnings

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra. (PTI)
Dharampal Gulati was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2019.ht (MINT_PRINT)
Dharampal Gulati was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2019.ht (MINT_PRINT)

MDH ‘Spice King’ Gulati dies

  • Born in Sialkot in Pakistan in 1923, Gulati took over his family’s spice business and turned it into one of the country’s top packaged spice-makers

The EV industry is in a nascent stage and has not managed to gain traction in the domestic market due to their prices, which are higher than combustion engine vehicles, lack of charging station and absence of local manufacturing.
The EV industry is in a nascent stage and has not managed to gain traction in the domestic market due to their prices, which are higher than combustion engine vehicles, lack of charging station and absence of local manufacturing.

Govt plans easy access to affordable finance for EVs

  • NITI Aayog is working on policy measures to ensure banks offer credit at lower rates

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. (ANI)
File photo: Former US Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. (REUTERS)
File photo: Former US Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. (REUTERS)

3 American ex-presidents would get Covid-19 vaccine publicly to boost confidence

  • The overlapping sentiments by three former presidents come as the US recorded more than 3,100 Covid-19 deaths in a single day
  • US President Donald Trump has said that he'll get criticized no matter what he does on taking the vaccine — whether he's first or last

Thiruvananthapuram: Fishing boats anchored at Vizhinjam beach  (PTI)
The West Bengal government has been saying it cannot allow opening of schools and expose students to the contagion
FILE PHOTO: An IndiGo Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft takes off in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: An IndiGo Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft takes off in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo (REUTERS)

IndiGo to remove leave without pay for staffers from January 1

The leave without pay (LWP) implemented by IndiGo from May ranged from 1.5 to five days depending upon the employee group

The administration is also moving to curtail legal protections for internet platforms amid complaints by the president (REUTERS)
The administration is also moving to curtail legal protections for internet platforms amid complaints by the president (REUTERS)

H-1B: Facebook accused by Trump administration of visa abuse

The complaint reflects the pressure President Donald Trump is keeping on social media giants even in the waning days of his administration

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