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A shopaholic’s walk through the streets of India

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Street Shopping India

Shopping is an art by itself, to have an amazing experience one needs to perfect the style of bargaining and getting a product at a price that is a win-win situation for both the Buyer and Seller.

Roadside stalls, bazaars, and markets have dotted the Indian landscape since time immemorial and even today, in the age of malls and showrooms there are many such areas that are exclusive to street shopping. These are shoppers delight as they are a feast for every shopaholic soul in terms of affordable yet quality products.

We at NEWSAURCHAI bring to you a list of such places in the metros of India that are a must visit for the shopaholics out there!

MUMBAI

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Well, the Fashion-Financial capital of the country is a shoppers place to be! Linking Road and Hill Road in Bandra are treats to your wardrobe with a wide range of clothes, accessories, and footwear. While Bandra treats your wardrobe, Colaba Causeway is a feast to every carnival-lover and Chor bazaar is a collector’s paradise. And for all the foodies out there, Javeri bazaar is a delight to the taste buds in the form of all the exquisite flavours of India.

DELHI

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The country’s capital, apart from its display of history, has some historical shopping markets that please every shopaholic. While Chandini Chowk and Karol Bagh are famous for a luxe and bridal apparel, the Hanuman Mandir Market is well known for Bangles. For shoppers who are looking for handicrafts, they should definitely visit Janpath and Dilli Haat as they can find “Rang-Birangi” (colourful) desi handicrafts. Greater Kailash and Sarojini Nagar market are places to be for rock-bottom priced clothes and call yourself lucky if you find an export-plus at almost half price. If you are the one who can’t handle too much of the capital’s heat then Palika Bazaar, an underground air-conditioned market, beckons you from desi to imported stuff. It’s all under one roof or should I rather say ground? If you are spice-lover then make it a point to visit Khari Baoli and lose yourself in the aroma of spices and history.

KOLKATA

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This city of sweets is savoury for all the shopaholics, anyone with amazing bargaining capabilities is sure to strike a deal with vendors in Esplanade and Gariahat. From clothes to accessories, it’s a girl’s paradise. Whereas Metro Market holds a floor exclusively for footwear while Hog market in Esplanade is well known for lingerie. It’s a foodies haven and streets are lined with shops that sell mouth-watering food.

CHENNAI

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The Traditional capital of the country boasts a whole street of shops selling every fabric from cotton to silk in every hue and texture. Ranganathan Street lined with jewellery and textile shops has numerous street vendors. In the same vicinity is Pondy bazaar, lined with both branded outlets and petty sellers, selling everything from used books to clothes and footwear. While Richie Street boasts of its exclusivity in computers, mobiles and the likes of every other gadget, Burma bazaar near Beach Station is famous for everything that spells “imported”. Pantheon Road with its cotton street is well known for selling different kind of fabric and Sowcarpet is a synonym of wholesale, every accessory, cosmetic or clothes that you purchase are at wholesale prices but at times the quantity has to be wholesale in order to hit a good deal.

BANGLORE

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The city’s commercial street resembles Chennai’s Ranganathan street where one can find everything from a pin to the plane (yes, it does have lots of toy stores). Chickpet is well known for wholesale clothing and Balepet located nearby is famous for locally-made musical instruments and bangles. Avenue road which is also close by is a bookworm’s paradise among its other shopping attractions. Dubai plaza is a must visit for all the budget fashionistas, the Tibetian plaza has every kind of clothing one would ever need. Apart from these the Jaynagar shopping complex and Gandhi plaza are places that every shopper has to be for you will find something new with every visit.

Apart from these metros, places like Goa and Jaipur too are amazing places to shop. Goa’s daily flea markets selling bags, clothes, jewellery and above all Goan spices and delicacies; Jaipur’s exquisite collection of colourful turbans, Mojaris (shoes) bandanas, and jewellery beckon every shopper.

An aspiring chartered accountant and journalist. Also, a passionate photographer , an avid reader with a heart filled with wanderlust, adventures are always a yes! I like to meet new people, learn about different cultures whilst being deeply intrigued by history and Indian mythology. Long drives, walks, and soothing music fuel my soul. Doodling and painting helps me battle boredom. I believe in looking a little beyond everyday and everything for simplicity is peaceful and life, truly. Briefly, a nerd who is out of the box, an artist by choice, writer by passion and photographer by obsession.

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Ram Mandir Opening For “Darshan” In 2023

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The Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is expected to allow visitors by December 2023, with the completion of construction only in 2025.

Sources in the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra have revealed that the colossal project of building the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, will be opening for devotees towards the end of 2023. In contrast, the project’s entire construction completion is expected towards the end of 2025. The sanctum sanctorum (Garbha Griha), along with the mandir’s first floor, will be ready by December 2023. Devotees will be allowed to visit the long-awaited mandir soon after the construction is completed.

An ANI report said, “The grand Ram Mandir being constructed in Ayodhya will be opened for devotees from December 2023. Sources told ANI that Garbhagriha, all five mandaps and the first floor will be ready by December 2023 and the mandir will be opened for devotees”.

The sanctum sanctorum will be as high as 161 feet and built using Rajasthani marble and stones. Engineers and architects are taking all measures to ensure the longevity of this enormous project. The second stage of construction is expected to begin in December this year. Currently, the structure is at a standstill as a result of monsoons. Another reason for the delay is the coronavirus pandemic that depleted the force with which the mandir’s construction was expected to go on.

The announcement of the mandir being opened to visitors in 2023 has brought up questions about the political agenda. It is believed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aims to use the mandir to catapult themselves into a position of advantage during the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Opening the mandir to devotees in December 2023 will give the BJP an easy 6-month gap to the general elections in 2024.

The opening of the long-awaited Ram Mandir in Ayodhya could be the factor that diverts the public, at least the Hindu’s in favour of BJP. Thus, securing them a vote bank based on religious sentiments upheld by the party in their previous tenure as the ruling party.

The Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir will be 360 feet long, 235 feet wide, and 20 feet high mandir will be completely ready by the end of 2025. The project will include amenities and structures like museums, archives, research centre, Sant Niwas, gau and Yagya shala, Etc. The main attraction is the Ram Mandir.

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How SEBI’s New Margin Rule Is Affecting Retail Traders?

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Securities and Exchange Board of India has introduced new margin rules for traders. Traders and Brokers are not happy with the new regulations because they will have to invest a large amount of cash in fulfilling margin requirements for trade.

SEBI had introduced the new margin rule in the year 2020 for intraday traders. It is being implemented in a phased manner. Traders were supposed to maintain 25 per cent of the peak margin in the first phase; the margin was raised by 50 per cent in the second phase. In the third phase, as per the new margin rule, intraday traders will have to pay a 100 per cent upfront margin. According to new norms, the margin requirements will be calculated four times during every trading session because the money margin must be greater than the need.

As per the new rule, brokers must collect margin from investors for any purchase or sale, and if they fail to do so, they will have to pay the penalty. Thus, brokers will not receive power of attorney. Brokers cannot use power of attorney for pledging anymore.

Those investors who want to make use of margin will have to create margin pledges separately. As per the new rule, investors will have to pay at least a 30 per cent margin upfront to avail a margin loan. Shares brought today cannot be sold tomorrow. Funds from shares sold today cannot be used for new trades on the same day.

The market experts said that there must be proper adjustments for implementing new rules, or it may create chaos, trouble and disturbance to the market participants. The CEO and founder of Zerodha broking firm, Nithin Kamath tweeted that, “the day when the new rules came into effect was the dreaded day for brokers, exchanges, intraday traders”.

Traders Are Not Happy:

Changes in rules have evoked strong reactions from traders because they will have to invest a large amount of cash in fulfilling margin requirements for trades as per new margin rules. Even the trading in futures and options will become more expensive. Traders are disappointed because they will have to pay up more money to bet in stock markets. As per new margin rules, Traders are also liable for the penalty if the rules are not followed during the trading session. If a trader wants to buy Nifty worth Rs 10 lakh, he will have to pay a 20 per cent margin of around 2 lakh. If the margin of the trader does not meet the need, he will be penalized. Traders will have to pay the minimum amount for opening the Multilateral Trading facility account, and they have to maintain a minor balance at all times.

Why Gas SEBI Introduced A New Margin Rule?

SEBI has introduced new rules to protect retail investors from purchasing difficulty. The intended goal of SEBI behind new margin rules is to bring down the difficult market situation and avoid huge fluctuation in stock markets during extreme stress. The new margin rules are likely to bring transparency to the market; it is expected to strengthen the market’s safety.

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Keanu Reeves Returns with “The Matrix Resurrection”

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The expectation of the unexpected fourth instalment of The Matrix Resurrections in the sci-fi establishment has started with another banner prodding the arrival of its first trailer.

The film Matrix 4 comes out 18-years after The Matrix Revolutions. It is planning to be the last film in a trilogy reporting the transformation of Computer programmer Thomas Anderson into cybercriminal Neo. As he finds the conventional world, he occupies a recreated reality.

Loosening up the expectation, with a special promotional. It highlights red and blue pills sit next to each other underneath the clear message: ‘The Choice is yours.’ Fans of the famous establishment will perceive the pills as a definitive choice given to Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, as he picks between life in the conflict assaulted real world or the ‘beautiful prison’ of a substitute reality. Penetrating static fills in as the scenery, as small strings of Matrix code has seen falling inside the pills before the whole scene liquefies.

Fans can proceed with their adventure on WhatIsTheMatrix.com, an intelligent pick your-own-experience style site. Given a similar decision there, red brings you down a rabbit hole where you’re told: ‘This is the moment for you to show us what’s real.’ Then scenes from the film teaser, showing the slight hindrance between the natural world and the fake world known as The Matrix. One of the Best Scenes is Reeves’ Neo gulping a blue pill while a lot more seasoned, a balder man shows up in his appearance.

The scenes reviewed rely upon which pill selection and each emphasis on the decision made. The Red Pill requests that the watcher go further into the reality behind the Matrix. While the Blue Pill cautions them to avoid it again so as not to agitate the norm and welcome undesirable risk.

Still, the viewer’s decision makes, in any case, every secret seems to end with a brief look at Keanu Reeves as Neo, with different eyes. He either collaborates with characters who could be his partners in the film or plans to fight against its expected scalawags, be they Agents, pernicious projects, or even people.

The person who clicks on the blue pill will hear Harris’s voiceover saying: “You’ve lost your capacity to discern reality from fiction.” Before encouraging the viewer to embrace that their situation is genuine. At the current time, streaks on the screen, and Harris peruses it, saying, “anything else is your mind playing tricks on you.” By contrast, ones’ who click on the red pill hear Abdul-Mateen’s voice revealing to them that while they trust it’s the current time — once more. With Abdul-Mateen perusing the time out loud — “that couldn’t be further from the truth.” Regardless, a progression of quick-cut shots from “Revivals” streaks on the screen during the two situations. As each time a viewer taps on a pill, the recording changes.

‘This could be this is the first day of the rest of your life, but if you want it, you gotta fight for it.’ The portrayal wraps while showing star Keanu Reeves prepared to battle. Then, at that point, finishing on a vile note, they show somebody contacting the PC port at the rear of their head and inquire: ‘We don’t want anyone to get hurt, do we?’

From visionary movie producer Lana Wachowski. The new film reunites unique stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss as Neo and Trinity, the infamous roles they made well known.’ The first Matrix film in 1999 met with much essential acclaim upon its introduction. The element is following up by two other movies, which were both delivered in 2003. Warner Bros. uncovered the title for the fourth Matrix film during its CinemaCon board. The Matrix Resurrections will release on December 22, 2021.

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