Day: November 2, 2020

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Once upon a time, your teacher scolded you for doodling in class. Well, here we are in 2020, and doodling is a valuable skill. Marketers and salespeople use creative, captivating design all the time to turn prospective clients into buyers, and they’re happy to employ designers to do it. Studies show that doodle animation generates up to 9x higher conversions and 2x higher sales over standard talking-head videos. People love animation!


A recent survey by PGIM India Mutual Fund explains how Indians underestimate the importance of retirement planning. And you’re not alone if you focus on spending more on current expenses than saving for the future!

The survey, titled Retirement Readiness Survey 2020, states that retirement planning ranks low on people’s priorities, even as children, spousal security, fitness and lifestyle rank higher.

Statistically, 89 per cent Indians do not have an alternative source of income, and barely 1 in 5 factors in inflation while planning for superannuation.

So the question is what to do? You wish you could turn back time and start planning when you had 30-40 years for retirement. Since that seems to be irrational now, let’s talk about a plan which can be executed even in a shorter time frame.

In this podcast, Business Standard’s Bindisha Sarang will

President Sangita Reddy on Sunday said India’s strategy of dealing with the Covid-19 crisis has paid off and the country’s economy is set to bounce back and emerge stronger. She said it was time to take bold actions and push the growth agenda vigorously.

“The dilemma for governments across the world was creating a balance between protecting lives and livelihoods. India took the path of a strict lockdown to ramp up health infrastructure and focused on human lives. This strategy has paid off,” Reddy said. She observed that science evolved to give better cures, medical infrastructure was created, supplies like PPEs ramped up and our death rate has been contained.

“It’s clearly time for bold actions on the livelihood front. The recent monetary policy assures that the government and the regulator will do everything it takes to keep the economy afloat. Let us start

Mustard seed at the benchmark Jaipur market is trading at Rs 6,160 per quintal; Benchmark cotton S6 (29mm) in Gujarat is quoting around Rs 19,100 per bale

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at the benchmark Jaipur market is trading at Rs 6,160 per quintal. For the week ahead, the price is expected to head towards Rs 6,200 – 6,250 per quintal. Restricted selling from government agencies and low availability in the free market is expected to keep the price higher.


Benchmark S6 (29mm) in Gujarat is quoting around Rs 19,100 per bale. Record opening stocks, improved arrivals, and correction in global will result in the price coming down from the levels that are unexpectedly higher due to the crop damage reports. Expect the price to decline to Rs