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Goshtarang tours schools for performances based on children’s stories

At one of Goshtarang’s programmes. Last week, five fellows of Goshtarang, a ‘reading writing enhancement programme’, stopped at Madhavrao Kane Prathamik, Madhyamik, Uccha Madhyamik Ashram School in Palghar district’s Devgav to perform three theatrical pieces based on children’s stories. The students of Class 3 and Class…

What you see on Amazon’s public warehouse tours

Heike Geissler wrote her 2018 memoir of working in an Amazon distribution center in Leipzig, Germany, as a novel. This is probably partly for legal reasons, but mainly to give her space to make the story feel more universal, as much of it is written in the second…

Thoughts on real estate

Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it. —Warren Buffet As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never…

Singapore investors bet big on India’s real estate sector

Singapore-based investors are betting big on India’s commercial realty and other sunshine sectors, including logistics and warehousing, real estate consulting firm ANAROCK said in a report. Top Singapore-based private equity (PE) firms such as GIC, Ascendas-Singbridge and Xander are funnelling billions of dollars into India’s realty…

New EV startup Canoo will only sell cars on a subscription basis

Canoo’s first car will be a “lifestyle vehicle,” with a van-like shape. It’s supposed to hit the road in 2021, and will be adaptable to an autonomous future. Image: Canoo Electric vehicle startup EVelozcity, which was founded in late 2017 by three former BMW executives (and ex-Faraday Future employees),…