DAILY VOICE | COVID helped us sharpen investing framework and made us agile: Sharad Pachisiya of SageOne Investment Advisors



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DAILY VOICE | COVID helped us sharpen investing framework and made us agile: Sharad Pachisiya of SageOne Investment Advisors

We continue to stick to our investment philosophy to invest in superior and reasonably-valued businesses and hold them till the business fundamentals confirm to our thesis, Sharad Pachisiya, CEO at SageOne Investment Advisors LLP, said in an interview with Moneycontrol’s Kshitij Anand.

Edited excerpts:

Q) Latest microdata suggests some green shoots. What are your views?

A) After a dismal micro-data in the last 2 quarters owing to the COVID-19 impact, the Q2 FY21 micro-data (high-frequency indicators like auto sales, freight traffic, GST collections, & capacity utilisation) has given some positive indication that the economy activity is trying to come back in pockets.

However, the credit environment and offtake is yet to see some encouraging signs which is the backbone of the economy.

Unless the credit offtake improves, it

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Bhumi Pednekar wants to her voice to educate the public about climate change

Bhumi Pednekar wants to her voice to educate the public about climate change

Bollywood star Bhumi Pednekar is one celebrity in the industry who always uses her voice to highlight matters of utmost significance.

The Pati Patni Aur Woh actor is doing just that once again by talking about climate change during an interview with an entertainment portal.

“I had this fear and it started from my childhood, ‘oh what would happen to this world! What would happen to this world when the water dries up?’ That was my first question in my head,” said the actor.

“So, I started reading up on climate change. I have always been conscious, tried to have a sustainable style of living, especially since I became an adult. But then I realized I wasn’t really doing enough and that’s when I started Climate Warrior,” she went on to say.

“I have become an actor.

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Bhumi Pednekar: I have to use my voice to educate people about climate change

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Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has taken up the cause of climate conservation to raise awareness among fellow Indians, says she wants to use her voice to bring about positive change.

“I always had this fear,” she claimed, recalling how concerned she always was about the environment, even as a child. “It started from my childhood. ‘What would happen to this world when the water dries up?’ That was the first question in my head. So, I started reading up on climate change,” she recalled.

“I have always been conscious, and I tried to have a sustainable style of living, especially since I became an adult. But then I realised I wasn’t really doing enough and that’s when I started Climate Warrior,” she declared.

Bhumi’s online and offline initiative Climate Warrior is an initiative to mobilise citizens of India to contribute towards protecting the

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I Must Use My Voice to Educate People About Climate Change

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“I always had this fear,” she claimed, recalling how concerned she always was about the environment, even as a child. “It started from my childhood. ‘What would happen to this world when the water dries up?’ That was the first question in my head. So, I started reading up on climate change,” she said. Also Read – Weight Loss: Try This Sustainable, Traditional, and Healthy Plant-Based Diet to Lose Weight

“I have always been conscious, and I tried to have a sustainable style of living, especially since I became an adult. But then I realized I

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Majority of Scranton City Council members voice support for two applicants to serve on ethics board | Coronavirus

The majority of Scranton City Council members support appointing a University of Scranton philosophy professor and a senior manager with the State Workers Insurance Fund to the city ethics board.

Council intended to meet in caucus Tuesday with Mayor Paige Gebhardt Cognetti, city Business Administrator Carl Deeley and city Office of Economic and Community Development Director Eileen Cipriani to discuss, among other business, the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Scranton’s 2020 budget. But, when technical issues temporarily prevented council from broadcasting live on YouTube and delayed the start of the caucus by more than 30 minutes, officials opted to postpone the session with the Cognetti administration until next week.

Anticipating drops in earned income tax, real estate transfer tax and delinquent property, business privilege and mercantile tax revenues, city officials warned in June that 2020 city revenues could drop by $6 million to $10 million as a result of the pandemic.

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Majority of city council members voice support for two applicants to serve on ethics board | Coronavirus

The majority of Scranton City Council members support appointing a University of Scranton philosophy professor and a senior manager with the State Workers Insurance Fund to the city ethics board.

Council intended to meet in caucus Tuesday with Mayor Paige Gebhardt Cognetti, city Business Administrator Carl Deeley and city Office of Economic and Community Development Director Eileen Cipriani to discuss, among other business, the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Scranton’s 2020 budget. But, when technical issues temporarily prevented council from broadcasting live on YouTube and delayed the start of the caucus by more than 30 minutes, officials opted to postpone the session with the Cognetti administration until next week.

Anticipating drops in earned income tax, real estate transfer tax and delinquent property, business privilege and mercantile tax revenues, city officials warned in June that 2020 city revenues could drop by $6 million to $10 million as a result of the pandemic.

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Faculty voice: Disrupting whiteness in science education | MSUToday

Terrance Burgess is an assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education within the College of Education. His work with science education focuses on creating equitable learning opportunities for elementary youth of color.

“My research seeks to make both theoretical and practical contributions to science education, largely through centering the experiences of an oftentimes overlooked group: elementary youth of color. Research suggests that elementary students who attend public schools in the U.S. receive infrequent science instruction that averages fewer than 30 minutes per day. However, we know students of color have a wealth of knowledge that allows them to make sense of their worlds, indicating a deep conceptual understanding of complex scientific ideas. This knowledge is rarely acknowledged within science instruction and this, coupled with the dominant narrative of who can “do” science and “become” a scientist, indicates a need for further exploration. Theoretically, scholars argue for focusing on how

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Take This Survey to Voice Your Concerns About Military Special Education

From its first survey in 2020, the group Partners in PROMISE — Protect the Rights Of Military children In Special Education, was able to show that military special education families are struggling.

With the launch of its 2021 survey, which will remain open for submissions through Oct. 9, 2020, it aims to find evidence-based solutions and actionable data.

Founded in January 2020 by four mothers, Partners in PROMISE focuses on education and advocacy. It serves as the link between special needs families, the Defense Department, legislators and established military service organizations to work toward solutions to education problems.

“Partners in PROMISE was founded because we knew how powerful telling our personal stories would be. We are a storytelling organization, but we also want to do the right thing and validate the educational challenges that our military families with children with special needs face,” Founder and Executive Director Michelle Norman said

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