Archive for: April 2014

In salutation to Nara and Narayana – Adi parva 0:1

The first salutation in the Mahabharata of Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa is to Nara and Narayana. Of course, as is explained later in the great epic, Arjuna is believed to be Nara as a companion to Narayana as Krishna. Maharishi Veda Vyasa offers his first salutation to Nara and Narayana before he embarks on his journey as an epic poet.

Maharishi Veda Vyasa's salutation to Nara and Narayana and Goddess Saraswati This image is from -  http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Mahabharata01ramauoft_0024_01.jpg

 

Nara and Narayana are regarded as the primordial manifestations of Vishnu, and are the incarnations, again and again, on this earth to uphold the aspect of dharma and are the embodiment of rightful living, rightful thought and rightful action. While Nara is the aspect of the human soul, the body is the companion and divine aspect as Narayana. Continue Reading..


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Reliance reports profit numbers in line with expecations

12 % Rise in Life Insurance premium, non life grows by 13 %

New business premium in the life insurance sector increased by 12 per cent in the year ended March 31, 2014, compared to the previous year, according to T S Vijayan, Chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA).

“We have got only provisional, unaudited figures so far. The growth in the non-life sector was around 13 per cent,’’ Vijayan told Business Line on the sidelines of the first Insurance Awareness Day celebrations organised by IRDA here on Saturday. Continue Reading..


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Financial Brief : SC allows CAG audit of private telecoms

SC allows CAG audit of private telecoms

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) could audit the accounts of private telecom companies, which share their revenues with the government for utilizing spectrum. The Court stated that such a scrutiny was crucial for making sure that the government got its “legitimate share” for allowing private telecom operators to use the valuable natural resource.

Though the Supreme Court’s present order is for the telecom sector, it is believed to also have an implication for other sectors like mining, power, ports roadways, and airports, in which private companies either share revenues with the government or partner it under the public-private partnership (PPP) model. Continue Reading..


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