Friday, 21 January, 2022

Topic: retirement

How many calories you eat can affect your retirement account

Making the right food choices over time can have just as much of an impact on retirement savings as market forces and investment decisions.

At Honda’s Gr Noida factory, faceoff with workers. Those ‘laid off’ say ‘union let us down’

Honda 'laid off' 545 employees at its Greater Noida plant through a voluntary retirement scheme that workers say they were 'forced' to sign. Now they want their jobs back.

Defence ministry plans uniform retirement age for army, navy & air force, more years of service

The move is expected to help cut salary, pension bills & address issues of re-employment & staff shortage. India is the world's third-largest defence spender, but much of it is on wages.

Is there life after family business? Fourth-generation Baidyanath owner offers lessons

In 'How to Thrive in a Family Business: Business Lessons from my Baidyanath Journey', businessman Ajay Sharma narrates his experiences and learning.

‘Life is short’: Affluent Americans are considering early retirement because of Covid

They’re more likely to be White, a group that typically has a larger amount of accumulated wealth, and many cite robust retirement accounts and Covid-19 fatigue for their early exit.

Compulsory Retirement Order doesn’t create stigma, but judicial accountability for judges

The Compulsory Retirement Order can be used to weed out officers who are inefficient and is often issued in public interest.

‘I Retire’, says badminton champ PV Sindhu on Twitter, but there’s more to her message

World badminton champ PV Sindhu Monday left fans in a tizzy with a Twitter post declaring she was retiring. However, her message had more to do with Covid than badminton. Read the post here.

Retiring early can be bad for the brain

Retiring early and working less has many benefits, such as reduced stress, better diets and more sleep. But as we found, it also has adverse effects.

Yogi govt to retire ‘under-performers’ aged 50 and above in UP’s health dept

The state has ordered a review of class 3 & 4 employees of the clerical cadre. Employee associations plan to protest the 'deplorable decision'.

‘There will never be anyone like him’ — the tributes pour in as Dhoni retires

From Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble to current teammates and politicians, hundreds paid tribute to India's 'Captain Cool' M.S. Dhoni as he announced retirement.

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.