PDF version of the updated mutual fund selection guide

Here is the PDF version of the updated mutual fund selection guide. All three parts,

How to select an equity mutual fund -preamble

How to select an equity mutual fund – Creating a shortlist

How to select an equity mutual fund – Making a Choice!

have been combined into a single file, for easy use (assuming it is of some!).

Download the PDF version of the updated mutual fund selection guide

Birds at IIT Madras

Now for some Sunday leisure. IIT Madras is part of a forest reserve. Over the years, I had some strange encounters with the flora and fauna (read snakes) there. There was even a ‘beware of crocodiles’ (actual crocs  not humans!) sign not too long ago.  It is home to about 85 species of birds (including migratory ones). My wife is on a mission to photograph them all!

Here is a slideshow of some of the birds at IIT, Madras photographed by Rama Neelamegam (ignore what the first slide says). If you like it, you can follow her FB page, Pan-O-Rama


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Updated: August 3, 2016 — 10:01 pm

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  1. Beautiful pictures of the birds. And thanks for the PDF by the way 🙂

  2. Beautiful pictures of the birds. And thanks for the PDF by the way 🙂

  3. Nice pictures Rama…. Good collection and passion to search for them 🙂

  4. Nice pictures Rama…. Good collection and passion to search for them 🙂

  5. Very Informative and Intresting too….Till now I was just chasing the rankings on the VRO. These articles made me to re-think. Thanks a lot for the wonderful job and for sharing the same

  6. Very Informative and Intresting too….Till now I was just chasing the rankings on the VRO. These articles made me to re-think. Thanks a lot for the wonderful job and for sharing the same

  7. Cant believe these exotic and absolutely delightful birds were spotted in a place like Chennai.Can I know the how many days Rama took to photograph these birds.Am sure it was quite long and required an awful patience.Congrats Rama

  8. Cant believe these exotic and absolutely delightful birds were spotted in a place like Chennai.Can I know the how many days Rama took to photograph these birds.Am sure it was quite long and required an awful patience.Congrats Rama

  9. simply superb! congrats both of you and thank you for extending such gesture.

  10. simply superb! congrats both of you and thank you for extending such gesture.

  11. Excellent pictures taken by Rama. Didn’t even know that so many birds existed and that too at Chennai.

  12. very good pictures, i am very happy to heard that very few peoples have such hobbies apart from having hobbies which have only financial interest. and i think pattu have also contributed for it.

  13. Kudos to your wife, Pattu on this mission. Indeed IIT Madras is a delightful place for wildlife.. I have enjoyed it immensly.. Couple of those birds black bittern, striated heron were lifers for me..!!

    Good, for a change finance was indeed made truly personal 🙂

    Regards
    Rakesh

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