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Ryan International School Gurgaon murder case: Top Ryan officials held; cops say evidence was tampered
Two top officials of the Ryan International School were arrested today and the acting principal detained for questioning following the gruesome murder of a seven-year-old student on campus, even as the victim’s father moved the Supreme Court seeking a CBI probe. The police claimed that evidence from the scene of crime had been tampered with and said they would bring the guilty to book. Ryan International Group CEO Ryan Pinto and his parents, who are its founders, approached the Bombay High Court today to seek anticipatory bail in connection with the child’s murder in the chain’s Gurgaon school.
Madras High Court upholds order dismissing plea against AIADMK meet
The Madras High Court tonight upheld an order of a single judge dismissing a plea to stay tomorrow’s AIADMK general council and executive committee meeting convened by Chief Minister K Palaniswami-led faction. A Division Bench comprising Justices Rajiv Shakdher and Abdul Quddhose in its order said, “We agree with the conclusion reached by the learned single judge.” Justice C V Karthikeyan in his order earlier in the day had dismissed a plea by P Vetrivel, MLA, a loyalist of sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran, seeking a stay on the meeting, and imposed a cost of Rs one lakh on him for “wasting” the time of the court.
BJP Yuva Morcha legal notice to Guha for linking Sangh with Lankesh’s killing
The BJP Yuva Morcha today slapped a legal notice on Ramachandra Guha seeking an unconditional apology for linking the Sangh Parivar with the killing of Gauri Lankesh, prompting the noted historian to lament that “we no longer live in Vajpayee’s India”. The notice said Guha made the “utterances” intentionally to bring disrepute to the RSS and BJP with an “ulterior motive” and that the “direct allegations, insinuations and innuendos” impute criminal conduct. It quoted Guha as having said in an interview, “It is very likely that her murderers came from the same Sangh Parivar from which the murderers of Dabholkar, Pansare and Kalburgi came.” It also said Guha had made similar statements in an article.
Should you invest in equity mutual funds? Here are 5 reasons why you should take this route to wealth
Risk is often the most misunderstood term. In the short-term, the risk is in volatility of price of the underlying asset, i.e., how much it can rise and fall given a period of time. But in the long-run, risk is not volatility but about whether you can maintain the purchasing power of your money. To accumulate wealth and at the same time beat inflation, one needs to invest and not just save. The fascination for safety. Most people usually prefer bank fixed deposits as an investment option due to the fixed return and safety cushion it comes with.
PM Narendra Modi, Japan PM Shinzo Abe to explore ways to ramp multifaceted cooperation at annual Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will look at ways to enhance “multifaceted” relations between the two countries and carry forward their special strategic and global partnership when they meet for the annual Summit on Wednesday. Abe begins his two-day visit on Wednesday during which he and Modi will hold the 12th India-Japan annual Summit in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar. The summit takes place amid rising tension in the Far East after North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb, launched a ballistic missile over Japan, and the growing Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea.
How to build investment portfolio: Here is why you should keep it simple
Investing in any asset class needs to be simple. Simple to understand, interpret and execute. However, what comes across for a new entrant or for that matter even the not-so-new investor, is the complexity in the investment products across the investment horizon.