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The Fondler of Fauna : Fins n Feathers!

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Did you ever think you’ll grow up with animals in your house and later you’ll love them so much that you’d start a company for them? Or did you ever dream of earning money from a hobby? Hobbies can vary from person to person, also one person doesn’t stick around with the same hobby for ages. For this man, life has been revolving around aquariums and birds, he is emotionally attached with the fishes. He grew up watching his father foster the fishes in the aquarium, who knew he’ll take that up as a profession?

For few years of his initial life fishes were a hobby, but later on, his life turned around when he realized his love for those finned friends! Fish have been an attraction to him, although many of them don’t encourage fishes in their households as they find it tedious and time taking to foster an aquarium. He teaches or rather helps every other pet parent to bond with each other! Such a talented person right?pups

“Fortunately, my parents encouraged for the same. I remember in my school days I had decided that I won’t become a Doctor or an Engineer. These are the hot careers everyone wanted to opt for. My father, an ex – serviceman, was always supportive in any of my decisions to swim against the flow. Still his support continues. He is the one who induced into me the entrepreneurship.”hamster

Hobbies sometimes can be those wild ideas that can change your world overnight! Sameer Gudhate is an expert marketer, aspiring author, a full-time aquarium lover and an occasional speaker. He always wanted to travel the less traveled path, he wanted some spice in the life. He genuinely loves his beard as well!

” It’s only because of my parents I started earning at a school level itself. They were the one who told me no job is a cheap job and I over a period also felt the same way,” he said in an interview.

After graduating, he started working. Sameer always wanted to become a renowned entrepreneur and wanted to build his name to be remembered. The wait was worth the pain! 14 years later he had the entrepreneur in him raise up and make him realize the need for him to start a company on his own.  fins3

Fins and feathers is the company he started and it is an ever evolving place. He opened this venture to spread awareness among people about pets and needs of a pet.parakeet

“Fins n Feathers was a retail outlet in the suburbs of Mumbai. It was an endeavor which dealt in setting up and maintenance of show aquariums and Bird cages for corporate as well as domestic use. The services included installation and maintenance, transformation and enhancement, sourcing of best quality products and consultation. The prime reason to start Fins n Feathers was the low quality of awareness, products and services around me. I personally wanted to change that. I took the onus on me and started offering guidance and services to all interested in this hobby” he said in an interview.

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What was the reason behind Fins n Feathers.co.in?

As the competition in the market was growing, in turn, was going to affect the cost of maintaining the shop and could be a loss-making venture in the long run. So Sameer gave a new look to the overall traditional business model to an online platform which could provide informative and useful articles on pet care which is India Centric, from fishes to birds, from dogs and cats to rabbits and from reptiles to amphibians to terrapins. The ultimate goal is to educate and cultivate effective and responsible pet keeping in almost every house.

He very humbly says, a pet in the family is just like another member of the family. Once we have a new member in the family, we take a lot of time to adjust but later on we get so accosted to the members. The attachment with a member of the family is unconditional love. His website is dedicated to helping hobbyists make the most of their hobby. On His website, one would find a library of exclusive articles written by experts. The website has articles from nursing to diet to caring and maintenance. fins2

Now there is a question, how does he reach the pet parents virtually?

Like other marketplace websites, his website also provides products and advice on pet parenting. Social media is the biggest and fastest way to reach out to a mass crowd. He mostly reaches people via facebook. He not only puts up those informative articles on his website but also on his Facebook account. So ideally social media helps him reach people at a large and in a faster and effective way. In the period of 3 months, the website got 10,000 unique hits which itself is an achievement.

Ah! What’s the model of revenue he follows?

He has a limited revenue model, which is evolving with the maturity of the business and expansion of the company. Current revenue structure is a 3 step model that consists of the following:-

1. Sales of pet parenting products.

2. Outreach Partner for Events.

3. Advertising (yet to be incorporated).

He plans and dreams to make it bigger and  better as time passes.

He told ,”Our Automatic Pet Fountain has proven to be a popular product among our many users, This is a unique product which helps to provide fresh water to the pet even when the pet parent is away.The fountain removes all kind of issues that is faced with stagnant and stale water. The filter in the fountains helps to absorb all kind of debris and adds additional oxygen to the water to ensure healthier and tastier water for the pet.”1424996636313

When asked about his future plans he replied,”We plan to add many more products to our kitty. More and more article from experts will be always coming in. We will be personally connecting with our readers and would ask about the problems they face while petting. The same will be addressed in the form of articles or interview with industry experts. We plan to have an exhaustive database of the veterinary doctors practicing in India.

Also, if possible we would be giving pet parents basic online consultation absolutely free of cost. This facility is facilitated by a panel of doctors from our website. We are in talks with the industry leaders from India and abroad. We are planning for something where in these leaders can directly connect with the pet parents in India. This can happen via video chat or skype.”

Soon they are coming with a social network of pet in near

What a noble thought, on an ending note he says he will stick on to the objective of advocating effective and responsible pet keeping.

This is no regular startup and is way difficult to execute in the current competitive market. We at NewsAurChai wish him good luck with his journey. Kindly share your views on the venture in the comment section below.

Fun loving, writer, poet, photographer and an avid reader. Observation and analysis define me. Love for nature and animals is infinite. A journalism student from Chennai. An immense lover of thriller and crime stories. Love for Batman is beyond universe! A motivator, encourager of talent and art, does here and there counselling. Life is too short YOLO, so live it to the fullest!

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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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