• Seychelles parliament blocks planned Indian naval base on remote island
  • US Navy bribe case: Prosecution seeks 43 months jail term for Indian-origin Singaporean woman
  • BCCI SGM approves CoA’s pay hike to cricketers
  • German carmakers join American farmers on front line of US-China trade war
  • Disney willing to divest more Fox assets for deal clearance

Seychelles parliament blocks planned Indian naval base on remote island

By: Reuters | Seychelles | Published: June 22, 2018 2:39:11 pm Opposition lawmakers had argued that allowing India access to Assumption, which is near a busy shipping route, would be surrendering territory to another country and joint management of the facility with India undermined the 115-island nation’s sovereignty. (Representational photo) Seychelles parliament will not ratify a pact allowing India to build naval facilities on one of the archipelago’s islands, a…

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US Navy bribe case: Prosecution seeks 43 months jail term for Indian-origin Singaporean woman

By: PTI | Singapore | Published: June 22, 2018 2:22:43 pm Kaur had pleaded guilty to three corruption charges and one count of dealing with the benefits of her criminal activities on June 30 last year. Related News Donald Trump’s economic adviser Kudlow in ‘good’ condition after heart attackTrump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in SingaporeSingapore to restrict airspace during US-North Korea summit A 57-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean woman,…

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BCCI SGM approves CoA’s pay hike to cricketers

By: Sports Desk | Published: June 22, 2018 2:12:17 pm The BCCI held an SGM on Friday. (Source: File) Related News Diana Edulji blasts BCCI for delaying players’ duesCoA pulls up BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary for study tour to BhutanIndian players yet to get retainership fees, BCCI’s acting secretary awaits General Body nod The BCCI on Friday approved the new players’ fee structure proposed by Supreme Court-appointed Committee of…

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German carmakers join American farmers on front line of US-China trade war

By: Reuters | Washington | Published: June 22, 2018 2:09:20 pm Most economists believe a tariff war between the world’s two largest economies will not derail global growth. (File Photo) An increasingly shrill exchange of words between the United States and China that is threatening to trigger a global trade war has claimed another victim — Germany’s auto sector. Luxury carmakers Daimler and BMW joined American farmers and Chinese solar…

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Disney willing to divest more Fox assets for deal clearance

Disney Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger, who has been working with regulators around the world for the past six months, has downplayed antitrust concerns related to the deal. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid) Walt Disney Company said on Thursday, it was willing to divest Twenty-First Century Fox Inc assets that generated up to $1 billion in earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) to get a regulatory nod for the deal. Disney…

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Equity, debt or something else? Answer to your problem is here

By Rahul Oberoi A well-diversified portfolio can protect investors from temporary setbacks in the market. By allocating their investments across multiple asset classes such as equities, fixed income, commodities, real estate, etc. investors can minimise risks. Buoyed by the outperformance of equities, aggressive investors have managed to get better returns than balanced and conservative ones over the past 15 years. A portfolio with more than 50 per cent of exposure…

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Equity, debt or something else? Answer to your problem is here

By Rahul Oberoi A well-diversified portfolio can protect investors from temporary setbacks in the market. By allocating their investments across multiple asset classes such as equities, fixed income, commodities, real estate, etc. investors can minimise risks. Buoyed by the outperformance of equities, aggressive investors have managed to get better returns than balanced and conservative ones over the past 15 years. A portfolio with more than 50 per cent of exposure…

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Sri Lanka Admit To Breaching ICC Code Of Conduct

Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha have accepted the charge of beaching the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) code of conduct related to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”. According to an ICC release, following their admission, the ICC, in accordance with Article 5.2 of the ICC Code of Conduct, has appointed Michael Beloff as the Judicial Commissioner to hear the…

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Airbus says no-deal Brexit would force it to reconsider UK presence

By: Reuters | Paris | Updated: June 22, 2018 1:53:50 pm An Airbus A350 aircraft flies in formation with Britain’s Red Arrows flying display team at the Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, Britain July 15, 2016. (Reuters/File Photo) Airbus issued its strongest warning yet over the impact of Britain’s departure from the European Union, saying that a withdrawal without a deal on future trade would force it to reconsider its…

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Kids Summer Movie Guide 2018

Summer is here and that means one thing… movies… lots of them! It is very easy when one puts together a list like this to try and go broad. This is all well and good but sometimes we end up going a mile long and an inch deep, only to make it difficult for certain moviegoers to find the films specific to them. And while it’s easy to throw a…

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