What You Can Learn From An Unusual Investment

Company X is a good case study of how my idea generation process works and over time translates into new ideas for the partnership. The company was a spin-off from a healthcare company, one that I have followed for almost 15 years. The business being spun-off was the global Veterinary Distribution business which distributes drugs and supplies to veterinarians. It wasn’t a normal spin-off, but rather it was a combination of a spin-off with a merger with another company, a rapidly growing young company that provided Software as a Service…

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India can explore $82 bn export potential in 20 products in China: Report

India can explore an annual $82-billion export potential in twenty products, including electrical equipment and ferro alloys, in the world’s second largest economy China, according to a report. Indian exporters have a competitive advantage as far as these twenty goods are concerned. Currently, India meets only 3.3 per cent or $2.7 billion of the total annual import demands of $82 billion for these 20 products in China. India’s exports of these 20 products are worth around $15 billion to the world, which is 4.5 per cent of the country’s annual…

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How to become rich: Top 10 investment options for New Year that can make you rich

If you wish to become rich, make a plane, and start investing early. All of us wonder how we can make money without much effort. However, only a few follow the winding path towards becoming rich. To become rich, a person needs to have a good financial plan and also learn how to invest. Once you learn the art and science behind making idle money work for you, you will have a better chance at becoming rich effortlessly. Needless to say, one can become financially stable if they inculcate the habit…

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Can LIC’s investments in public sector units hurt policyholders?

In the last five years, Life Insurance Corp. of India’s (LIC) investments in state-run banks and the government’s disinvestment programme have almost doubled, according to news reports. Moreover, of the total investments made by LIC worth ₹26.6 trillion, as of March 2019, ₹22.6 trillion went into the public sector and only ₹4 trillion went into the private sector, showed data from the Reserve Bank of India. While this may work in favour of some of the public sector undertakings (PSUs), it’s not clear how it will impact the customers of the insurer. Disha Sanghvi asks experts how this might affect…

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Healthy food, lifestyle can prevent heart disease: Dr Yadvinder

STATE TIMES NEWS AMRITSAR: Amandeep Medicity organised an awareness programme on the occasion of World Heart Day here. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Yadvinder Singh, Director and Head, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Amandeep Medicity, said “Due to our wrong habits, we have filled so much stress in our life that diseases have surrounded us all around.” While enumerating the reasons for growth of heart diseases among people, he said that people have reduced physical work, do not exercise, eating outside junk food, fried and oily food, smoking, sedentary lifestyle etc.…

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12 Changes In Mindset That Can Benefit Your Physical Health

Action starts with a thought. Not necessarily much thought, it might only last a few seconds, but typically how we think sets the stage for what comes next. When it comes to improving health, challenging our mindset can result in significant benefits if we can commit to the challenge of following through. Here are 12 changes in mindset that science suggests can lead to physical health benefits when action follows. 1. Change your “vacation can wait” mindset. Many of us go months, sometimes years, saying “we need a vacation” without taking one.…

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