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India and China Can’t Destroy Each Other: Dalai Lama

“Whether you like it or not, China and India will always ‘live side by side’,” stated Dalai Lama. “And then we know that China and India, at a practical point also, neither one has the capability to devastate others.” Dalai Lama also stated that the countries have more than 3 Billion of people all together and despite the fact that they may have differences, they both share the Nalanda thoughts.

Pointing towards the strained relation between India and China in the awaken of Doklam confrontation, Tibetian religious chief Dalai Lama few days back added that both China and India have to “live peacefully side by side” and that they must work towards making a more considerate and selfless world. Whether you prefer it or not, you have to live peacefully side by side,” the Nobel Peace Prize winner added up during a communication with kids at an occasion organized by the Smile Foundation located in New Delhi. He also added that both India and China across the border have around 3 Billion natives together and despite the fact that they may have differences.

He also added Tibetans are not looking for sovereignty or partition from China but consequential autonomy and stated that he “accepted the European Union strength”. He also stated that the Nalanda school of thought and also the shared inheritance of India, Tibet, and China can help to determine the Tibetan calamity. “Several Chinese Buddhists are very enthusiastic to become skilled from Tibetan masters. And, we are not looking for partition from China. I actually have a high regard for the European, the EU strength of national independence,” he added.

Praising the linguistic and enriching assortment in India, the 81-year-old Buddhist priest also added that it is a nation that is the “most unwavering, more calm and peaceful” of the Asian countries. “Here you have North India, East India, South India and West India, different languages, different librettos, but the strength of one India, which is magnificent,” the Dalai Lama added. “It was time to believe of individual Europe and, in India you already are an individual nation.

 

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Google And Microsoft CEOs to Assist Rebrand Kerala

Disregard the anti-computer agitations in Kerala of CPI-M in the 1980s. Almost 30 Years now, the Marxist-controlled Kerala Government will be banking on CEOs of Google and Microsoft (2 global IT behemoths) to assist rebrand the state as the sizzling new spending destination for digital tech.

CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, and CEO of Google Inc, Sundar Pichai, (the poster boys of Silicon Valley from India) will be requested to be present as keynote speakers to a 2-day worldwide event “Towards a Digital Future,” to be conducted in Kochi on March 22–23, 2018. The state government will be investing Rs 10–15 Crore for the program, some predictions claimed.

For this reason, the state government has arranged a HPIC (high-power IT committee), with SD Shibulal and Kris Gopalakrishnan, the Malayali co-founders of Infosys Ltd, as candidates. The job of the committee is to place Kerala as the most excellent place to live and work and trade it to the exterior world. When made a contact, Kris Gopalakrishnan verified that he is fraction of the group and that there is an occasion planned for 2018. This data was provided by the industry insiders and the sources. The details were provided by the sources with the sole condition of being unidentified.

The plan of the group is to organize a list and invite almost 2,000 entrepreneurs, professionals, and academicians to be present at the meeting to be conducted in Kochi at Le Meridien Convention Hall. “It appears there were recommendations to invite Padmasree Warrior, previous CTO of Motorola; Thomas Kurian, President of Oracle; and possibly even Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla; as speakers for the keynote in the seminar,” claimed a source mentioned above and having direct knowledge of the development.

More willingly than discussion about developing IT industries, the new plan is to discuss about digital tech, which is has more effect on the existence of a person, than the software networks have. As per a source, the meeting will talk about the futuristic and latest digital techs at panel deliberations, as well as present potential of Kerala in this sector.

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Pics That Prove That Manushi Chhillar Is A Fashionista

It was a prestigious moment for India when on Saturday, Manushi Chhillar, a medical student, was declared as Miss World 2017. After Priyanka Chopra, who won the pageant in the year 2000, Manushi Chhillar is the sixth Indian to be crowned as Miss World.

She defeated the other beauties from the regions such as England, Kenya, France, and Mexico to win this title. There were several other gorgeous ladies from around 118 countries who had participated in this pageant.

Manushi aspires to be a cardiac surgeon. But she is also a poet, a trained Indian classical dancer, and a painter. So, this shows her interests are not at all restricted and she makes use of both her beauty and brain.

Here are some of the pics where she has proved that she also has a good fashion sense.

 

 

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Send These Warm Wishes To Men On This International Men’s Day

All women out there get ready as the International Men’s Day is around the corner, that is, November 19. Celebrating this day was initiated by Professor Thomas Oaster as an approach of acknowledging men’s contribution to the family and society. So, on this day, let’s make them feel special and celebrate their existence and importance in our lives. So sharing quotes and wishing all men around us can be the best way to express our love for them.

Let us help you by providing few funny man quotes to bring a smile their face and few inspiring men quotes to encourage them to follow their dreams.

  • A man with the strength to treat his woman like a princess is surely born and raised by a queen… Always make your woman feel special, loved and cared!!!
  • You always have sacrificed your comforts and choices for the sake of the family… you have fought the toughest battles to bring a smile on their faces… You are truly the strongest man I know… Happy International Men’s Day to you.
  • A successful man is the one who has the ability to create a strong foundation by using the bricks that were once thrown at him.
  • A father not only nurtures his son but he also helps him grow into a man… Warm wishes to the best father who has always been the strongest support. Wishing you a very Happy International Men’s Day.
  • A real man never gets affected by what others say about him as he is busy doing what is best for his family and loved ones… You are truly the best man we all know… Wishing you a warm and Happy International Men’s Day.
  • A creative man is always driven by desire to achieve his dreams… A real man is never driven by his intention to beat others… I am proud to know a man who can dream and achieve them with his potential. Warm wishes to you on Happy International Men’s Day.

  • Never waste your time arguing what a good man should be like rather invest your time in being a wonderful man.
  • A success of a man is not defined by things he has acquired in his life; his success is defined by the positive change he has been able to bring about in the lives of people around him.
  • Just like a tree is known for its fruits, a man is known for his good deeds. His friendship, his love, his kindness never fades but they always brings him love… Happy International Men’s Day to you my dear.
  • A real man never gives up his courage and smile in difficult times… rather he gets his strength from problems and fights all the challenges with positivity…. You are truly a fighter. Happy International Men’s Day to you.

Happy International Men’s Day!!!

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Ease Of Doing Business Rankings Specifically For States To Be Released In January

The World Bank has issued the ease of Doing Business Ranking of other countries including India, in which India had jumped 30 places. Now the Indian government will issue the similar ease of Doing Business Ranking of all states. Ministry of Commerce and Industry will release states ranking on easy access to business in January. A senior official gave this information this week.

Last year, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh jointly held the first position in the ease-of-business ranking in State-Union Territories at All India level. The purpose of this step is to increase contest amongst states to draw investment and improve the business environment. The due date for submitting the proof of the reforms to the states has been increased.

An official of the ministry said that we are trying to roll out the rankings by January or February. The official said that the State Governments are taking quite a few steps to advance the business conditions. They are setting up a single window system for approvals. Last year’s ranking was based on 340-point business implementations and their improvement action plan led by the states.

The criteria for which the ranking is determined is based on the, labor regulation, availability of land, environmental registration, construction permit, access to information, and single window system. According to the World Bank’s latest report, India made its place in top100 with a 30-point jump in business ease rankings.

The DIPP Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion is functioning on the recognition of more than 200 alterations with the World Bank. This will help India reach the top 50 in the list of business facilitation.

The achievement of India in terms of the ranking on the global landscape has been a notable move in the India’s Business history. And owing to shift in the ranking on a positive note in global level, it can be projected that there will huge investment coming in approaching years. It is also projected that if India accelerates its development and focuses more on the future-based innovation, it will in no time make its listing in top 50 ranks in terms of ease of business ranking.

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Samsung Electronics To Drive Returns After Record Profit For Quarter Three

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., the South Korean tech major, committed to give back $26 Billion to stakeholders over the upcoming 3 Years as it posted record quarter three profit owing to the worldwide explosion in memory chips. The largest maker of televisions, semiconductors, and smartphones in the world claimed that it might increase dividends by 2x in 2018 to 9.6 Trillion Won and keep them at that stage till 2020, since it reacts to sponsors’ pressure to share its huge reserves of cash and catch up with most of its more kind peers. It also claimed that 2017 capital expenditure might be its largest ever, increasing 81% to 46.2 Trillion Won (almost $41 Billion) as it makes new clean-rooms and chip plants to stay ahead of requirement for devices and servers with ever better memory.

“The present record profits are born out of such huge savings in the history, and the big capex is a symbol that Samsung will carry on spending for future outcomes,” claimed analyst at HMC Investment & Securities, Greg Roh, to the media in an interview. “Capex of next year might be same for Samsung to keep this impetus.” Working profit almost increased 3x in the quarter three from the similar period a year ago, to 14.5 Trillion Won (almost $12.91 Billion), Samsung claimed to the media in a regulatory filing, matching its previous forecast. Income increased 29.8% to 62 Trillion Won, also in line with its previous forecast.

The return policy for stakeholder for the upcoming 3 Years increased the guidance to a phase higher than its present range of 30% to 50% of free flow of cash to 50% over 3 Years. Holdings of cash equivalent and cash for Samsung stood at 76 Trillion Won at the September end, almost 8% higher than the earlier quarter; thanks hugely to sturdy profits that have more than paid for enormous capital spending. While the policy of dividend builds on the sponsor-friendly drift Samsung began in 2015, it was not as kind as some sponsors had hoped, analysts claimed. Apple Inc. has paid almost 22 Cents for each dollar it earned over the last 5 Years.

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CEO Of GE Witnesses More Associations Ahead For Digital Business

General Electric Co. will employ more associations to make its business of digital-industrial in near years, John Flannery, Chief Executive Officer, claimed this week to the media in an interview, He further suggested that the industrial group will restrain investment in that sector. GE is spending almost $2.1 Billion this year in GE Digital, and managerial had claimed that amount might drop next year. Flannery this week made his initial direct statements regarding the digital plan ever since he turned out to be the CEO in August. He has starting cutting prices in other sectors, comprising grounding corporate jets, lowering staff, and axing the “Maserati benefit” of corporate vehicles for almost 600 senior managers.

Flannery is due to reveal fresh funding targets next month and is below grave stress to convert GE around after the cash flow and third-quarter earnings of the company badly missed goals. GE stock fell by 32% so far in 217, while the index for S&P 500 has increased by 14%. Digital strategy of GE is made around a cloud-supported software platform, dubbed as Predix, which links power plants, factories, and other industrial tools to PCs that predict outages and enhances performance.

But performance problems and limited capabilities of Predix have posed GE to lose out to startups such as C3IOT as well as Uptake and rivals such as Siemens AG. Flannery claimed this week that GE will aim on trading Predix in its own commerce: oil-and-gas, energy, healthcare, aviation, mining, and transportation, as reported by the media way back in August. “We are going to be choosier in other sectors and do it mainly via associates,” Flannery claimed at yearly Minds + Machines conference of GE.

Chief executive of The Manufacturing Connection, Gary Mintchell, claimed that strategy of GE about using associates reflects the realization of the company that they cannot build their own bionetwork. The Manufacturing Connection is an industrial Internet-aimed consulting and research company. GE claimed it was extending its association with Microsoft Corp., to offer admission on Predix for Microsoft applications. The specifications hugely replicated what the firms claimed when they first in July 2016 declared the deal.

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Google Earth In Saudi Arabia Finds Ancient Stone Gates

Researchers have found almost 400 earlier undocumented structures of stone in Saudi Arabia dubbed as “Gates” with the assistance of imagery from Google Earth. While Saudi Arabia is mainly thought of as barren desert and mountains, it was also house to an enormous number of archaeological spots that were still to be recorded, identified, and mapped, claimed David Kennedy to the media in an interview last week. Kennedy is a scientist at Australia in the University of Western. “You cannot see them in any comprehensible way at the sea level but as soon as you get up a couple of hundred feet, or with a slightly higher satellite, they stick out delightfully,” Kennedy claimed to the reporters while speaking of the stones.

The structures seem like flat gates of field in the images from top attained from Google Earth. “I call them as Gates due to the fact that when you look them from a height they seem similar to a simple lying flat field gate, 2 standing posts on the sides, linked by one or more extended bars,” he further added in his statement. They do not seem similar to the structures where individuals would have survived nor do they appear for disposing of dead bodies or for animal traps. It is a secrecy as to what their intention might have been, scientists claimed to the media. Even since 1997, Kennedy has driven in helicopters over Jordan, neighbor of Saudi Arabia, photographing tens of hundreds of stone-built constructions dotted over “harrat” or its lava field.

Shapes tune from kites that might have been utilizes as animal traps, pendants utilized as funerary tombstones, and many more to huge circles of stone that might be 400 Meters across. Not much is recognized regarding the individuals who constructed the edifices, but they are believed to have built them almost 2,000 Years to 9,000 Years ago, researchers claimed to the reporters while briefing about the discovery they made.

They are thought to be the intimates of the modern day Beduin in the area who define them cooperatively as “The Works of Old Men,” they further claimed.

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Why For Long-term Investment SIPs In Gold ETFs Is A Great Option?

With straight options like jewelry, gold coins, and gold bars, most of the people have been investing for long time. Today, even the old buyers, as an investment option, wants to explore gold Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). Buyers want to invest in Exchange Traded Funds to have a transparent and secured option of investing in gold, to buy and sell electronically, and to save the storage costs.

Buying gold through ETF is no rocket science. It’s just buying of gold in electronic form. An indirect way of investing in gold is what is meant by “GOLD ETFs”. Listed on prominent stock exchanges, Gold ETFs are mutual funds. Providing the stockholders with revenues, before book keeping expenditures carefully matching the earnings provided by physical gold price is the key objective of gold ETFs.

Attributes of Gold ETFs SIPs

  • SIPs in gold ETFs indoctrinate good investment discipline.
  • In small lots, gold ETFs can be purchased.
  • Gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) prices are actual and transparent.
  • Just like stocks, you can sell or buy ETF units.
  • Your portfolio gets a quicker chance of growth when trading on exchange.
  • You get a dematerialized unit backed by physical gold.

ETFs are good option long-term, where is why:

Small Units:

Gold ETFs allows you to purchase single unit, and this is one of the advantages of Gold ETFs. This indicates that you can develop your gold store as progressively as you can bear to and continue including units as you go. You can daily monitor and watch your growth. Additionally, since you don’t have the gold, costs of maintenance are nil, and you don’t have to stress over putting it away.

Liquidity:

You can redeem your units the minute you need your gold. For taking loans, you can use your gold ETFs as collateral. You don’t have to visit various shops to get the greatest price, like you have to do for buying physical gold as buying and selling can take place completely online.

Diversification Of Portfolio

When it comes to investments, diversifying your gold investments is the best way to manage your investments. The best way to start the process is to opt for SIPs for Gold ETFs. Gold ETFs are suitable for long term; they invest directly in gold of 99.5% purity and are nothing but dematerialization of gold. As compared to physical gold, it is more tax efficient.

Risk Is Low

Supported by pure gold trading of gold is transparent totally, and storage risk is neglected as storing of gold is not at all an option. As per market price with minimum wastage, you are receiving the precise amount of your gold as you are not paying any making charges or premium to the jewelers like you did when buying physical gold.

 

Benefits of Starting A Monthly SIP In Gold ETFs

  • Gold ETFs are more tax efficient.
  • No security concern as there is no storage cost.
  • Decide the number of units you want to purchase, and if you want, you can buy them in small units also.
  • You don’t have to worry about the impurities in the metal.
  • Comparing with bars and gold coins there is no equity tax.
  • Just like a trading stock, you can trade a single unit of gold ETF.
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Diwali 2017 Day 5: Bali Pratipada

The fifth day of Diwali is celebrated as Bali Pratipada or Bali Padyami or Padva. This year, Bali Pratipada day is coming on the 20th October. This day is celebrated to celebrate the victory of the Lord Vishnu in his Vamana Avatar over the demon Bali. According to the Hindu literature, this day is celebrated to mark the return of the demon King Bali to the earth.

This day is celebrated on the Shukla Paksha’s first lunar day in the month of Kartika. According to the religious books, Bali Padyami marks the victory of the dwarf incarnation of the Lord Vishnu, the Vamana. It was the fifth incarnation of the Lord Vishnu among his Dashavatara that defeated king Bali and pushed him to another world. But even though the king was pushed by the god he was blessed with a boon of visiting the earth for a day. On this day, the King Bali is honored and worshipped for the immense devotion that he had for the Lord Vishnu and for all the good deeds that he had done for his people.

Celebrations of the Bali Pratipada

People wake up early and bath and wear new clothes. The main hall of the house is decorated with rangolis or kolam after which King Bali and his wife Vindhyavali is worshipped.

To symbolize the kingdom of King Bali forts are built out of clay and cow dung. In the night, as the sunset, the entrance of the houses and the door and window sills are lighted up with lamps. The forts are also lighted up and miniatures are kept.

On the same day, the Govardhan Puja is done in the northern parts of India and Gujarat. According to the mythology, on this day Lord Krishna saved the people of Gokul from the fierce anger of Lord Indra. He held up the mountain of Govardhan on his small little finger and sheltered the people from getting drowned.

Bali Pratipada Muhurat

Bali Puja Pratahkal Muhurat: 6: 37 to 8: 55

Duration: 2 h 18 mins

Bali Puja Sayankal Muhurat: 15: 50 to 18: 08

Duration: 2 h 18 mins