Unlock your unclaimed money

There are times when shares or dividends held with the company investors had parked their money in are moved to a separate unpaid divided account, as per the Companies Act, 2013. Such unclaimed funds are transferred to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the companies after a waiting period of seven consecutive years. The …

Never comment on fake or offensive posts instead report

Reacting to fake or offensive posts increases its reach… With billion users, social media have a huge impact on how people connect, communicate and consume content. Though awareness about fake posts on social media is growing, the way people reacted to them needed transformation. Whenever a user realises that a post is fake, they often …

Are you a Good Samaritan?

To provide emergency help to victims of road accidents during the golden hour period, we need to educate citizens to become ‘Good Samaritans’. Nearly 1,50,000 people are killed and half a million people are injured every year due to road accidents in India. An estimated 12% of total road accident fatalities of the world occur …

Save Water Every Drop Counts : World Water Day

The Water-related challenges we face today are immense. World Water Day is celebrated on 22nd of March annually. It is celebrated to spread awareness of water, its importance in our daily life, how one can save water and drink clean water for healthy living. August is Water Quality Month.World Water Day is an international observance and …

To succeed, be happy : Cherish, Nourish and Flourish

World Happiness Day: Strong personal bonds help create achievers Cherish, nourish and flourish. These words are key to your happiness. From here starts a journey of our being happy, and making others happy. Our relationship with ourselves and others is very critical to our well being. I think it’s all about accepting oneself with our limitations …

Ten lessons from Warren Buffett for investors

Very nice article published today (March 16, 2018) in Business Line: From simplicity to diversity and the ability to admit errors — strategies that have worked for the Oracle of Omaha Berkshire Hathaway released its 53rd annual report on February 23, 2018 along with Warren Buffett’s legendary letter to the company’s  shareholders. It would be worthwhile …

Cash vs digital transactions: the reality

Shopkeeper to a customer who has purchased some items from his shop: That will be `200 Sir! Customer: I have a digital payment app on my phone and I see that you are accepting all digital payments. Can you help me with the QR card here and I shall scan and pay for the same? …