• IL&FS-led crisis drives RBI to push for stress testing NBFCs liquidity quality 26 May 2019 01:20 The IL&FS office building in Mumbai. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has finally woken up to the snowballing Rs 91,000-crore meltdown in the non-banking financial companies (NBFC) segment. The central bank has released draft guidelines to ensure …
  • Exploring options to buy a stake in Jet Airways: Hinduja Group 26 May 2019 01:20 A Jet Airways B737 MAX 8 plane. The lenders' rescue efforts of the crisis-hit airline could get more difficult if the creditors to the airline initiate bankruptcy proceedings.Courtesy: Jet Airways Clearing air around the possibility injecting money in …
  • Iranian FM Met With Iraqi PM to Discuss Middle East Situation - Baghdad 26 May 2019 01:19 Middle East 03:31 26.05.2019Get short URL MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad to discuss the situation in the Middle East amid rising tensions between the Teheran and …
  • Modi likely to take oath on 30th 26 May 2019 01:16 Modi likely to take oath on 30th ISLAMABAD: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind and tendered his resignation along with the council of ministers. He is likely to take oath, along with his new ministers, on the evening of May …
  • ​How to write about Binyavanga 25 May 2019 22:35 “Never, ever smoke this will kill you. If you even step on it your lungs will turn black” he said with a wry smile breathing deeply setting aglow his cigarette for its final few moments of purpose. After tossing it to the ground he turned his gaze sharply …
  • Can’t run world’s fastest growing economy on employment support… Must create employment: Rathin Roy 25 May 2019 21:14 Dr Rathin Roy with Special Correspondent Aanchal Magazine in The Indian Express newsroom. (Express photo: Amit Mehra) In March this year, Dr Rathin Roy, member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC), sparked a debate when he said that …
  • Second phase of gold reforms on govt's priority list, revamped GMS on cards 25 May 2019 19:36 The second phase of gold reforms is on the government’s priority list and an action plan, prepared by the economic affairs department and commerce ministry officials while the country was in election mode, will soon be announced. The measures include a …
  • President to attend Narendra Modi s swearing-in ceremony - reports 25 May 2019 19:19 Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony scheduled to be held in New Delhi on 30 May, according to several media reports. An official at president Sirisena’s office confirmed the news to The …
  • View: Narendra Modi's growth model needs to address unique Indian problems 25 May 2019 18:53 The impression is that Narendra Modi was a right-wing Prime Minister, who turned left to win the 2019 elections. But is that so? If anything, the stupendous victory on Thursday is the biggest rebuttal to the notion that it’s only Congress’s left-of-centre …
  • CWC rejects resignation, but Rahul insists on stepping down (3rd Lead) 25 May 2019 18:40 New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday rejected party President Rahul Gandhi’s offer to quit from his post in the wake of the debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, but Gandhi insisted that his resignation was accepted and …
  • The Dance of Nuclear, Coal, & Renewables in South Africa 25 May 2019 18:36 Clean Power Published on May 25th, 2019 | by David Zarembka 0 May 25th, 2019 by David Zarembka  Regular CleanTechnica readers should know that Elon Musk was born in South Africa and only left for Canada when he finished high school. Does Tesla have a …
  • President Trump is big in Japan 25 May 2019 17:44 DRIVING THE DAY BREAKING LAST NIGHT … JOSH GERSTEIN: “Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan” Good Saturday morning. It’s Anna’s birthday, and Jake’s taking a breather. So Blake Hounshell and Daniel Lippman are running the show here on a glorious …
  • Barring Karnataka, Modi wave failed to conquer South India 25 May 2019 17:43 By Sugata Srinivasaraju There were two men, in fact two archrivals, from the south crisscrossing India in the last 10 months to find alternatives to Narendra Modi and the BJP. One envisaged a front with the Congress and another without it. After the …
  • Blueprint 2.0: Here's what the new government's first big decisions are likely to be 25 May 2019 17:43 It was 2 PM on Thursday. Early trends of Lok Sabha election results indicated a landslide for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies. The counting of 600 million votes cast during a seven-phase poll that began on April 11 was still on. The return …
  • Mnangagwa, Chiwenga fly Dubai planes 25 May 2019 17:29 President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga have taken two Dubai-registered private jets on foreign trips in the last seven days - spending precious foreign currency. Chiwenga, currently receiving treatment in India for an undisclosed …
  • BRI and a more just new international order 25 May 2019 17:04 Rehman Sobhan Dhaka Tribune May 24th, 2019 Photo: BIGSTOCK China and its neighbours have much to gain from making the BRI into a more inclusive enterprise As we moved into the 21st century, a new more sustainable set of opportunities for the Third World to …
  • Mamata 'offers' to quit over Trinamool's poor show; also alleges EVMs were rigged 25 May 2019 14:50 Kolkata- Two days after the elections results that left her Trinamool Congress with 22 seats in the state, 12 seats down from last Lok Sabha election, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee offered to resign at a meeting with party colleagues. She also …
  • Sabarimala issue did not impact LS poll outcome; Will not change style of functioning: Pinarayi Vijayan 25 May 2019 14:50 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday said the Sabarimala women's entry issue was not the reason for the ruling LDF's rout in Lok Sabha elections and claimed many voted for Congress expecting it to form the government …
  • Conal Gregory: How investment trusts can give your finances the competitive edge 25 May 2019 12:50 In the 19th century a coterie of altruistic financiers gave small savers the chance to support exciting new enterprises. By sharing costs, sufficient capital could be raised to compete with banks and multi-millionaires. The investment trust was born. Each …
  • ‘The Lost Decade (2008-2018)’ review: Slow derailment 25 May 2019 12:08 The latest monthly report published by the Finance Ministry highlights a three-year trend of declining economic growth, slowing agricultural output, stagnant investment spending ratio, rising current account deficit and rising inflation. Over the past five …
  • Here are recommended stocks that could fetch good returns 25 May 2019 11:27 Mumbai: The markets witnessed a rally on Thursday and are expected to perform well in the near term, brokers have said. According to Kotak Securities, attractive stocks across market cap among corporate banks were ICICI Bank and State Bank of India. In the …
  • What the next 100 days under Modi 2.0 will look like for you 25 May 2019 09:31 As Prime Minister Narendra Modi braces for a second term with a historic mandate, herculean economic challenges await him. Experts expect India to fair better under Modi 2.0. The new government will consider a clutch of proposals over the next 100 days to …
  • Here is how to make 2019/20 budget transformative 25 May 2019 08:32 By Ramathan GgoobiAs a norm, government annually sets priorities and allocates resources for implementing these priorities. The policy document through which these priorities are set, expected revenues and spending proposed is the national budget. The …
  • 2019 Sacramento African Day Weekend 25 May 2019 07:36 Africa Day 2019, Haile Selassie I: Ethiopian emperor legacy celebrated in Sacramento, California as Dr. Robert Kennon taught us long ago... few remember and fewer ready to do the work our ancient ancestors required of us today... On May 25, 1963 the …
  • Mnangagwa, Chiwenga fly Dubai planes to India and South Africa 25 May 2019 07:30 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga have taken two Dubai-registered private jets on foreign trips in the last seven days – spending precious foreign currency. Chiwenga, currently receiving treatment …
  • 10 ways the new Modi government can kick-start the economy 25 May 2019 07:01 If Prime Minister Modi’s 2014 mandate was India’s biggest in three decades, his 2019 re-election was an even bigger feat. Modi cruised to victory amid agrarian distress, youth unemployment, high income inequality, anemic growth, a broken financial system …
  • Petition in Delhi High Court challenges Nagaland Act on ‘online games of skill’ 25 May 2019 06:54 A PIL in the Delhi high Court has challenged provisions in the ‘Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of Skill Act, 2016.’ (Photo Courtesy/pixabay) Morung Express News Dimapur | May 24 A Public Interest …
  • Diageo wins $135 million case against Vijay Mallya 25 May 2019 06:31 LONDON: Embattled Vijay Mallya and his son Siddharth have lost a $135-million (Rs 1,190 crore) battle in the high court brought against them by the world’s largest producer of spirits Diageo. Diageo sued the duo as well as Watson Limited, an offshore …
  • Should a small business invest in AI and machine learning software? 25 May 2019 06:11 By Rishi Mehra Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are the buzzwords in today’s technology and business landscape. Both AI and ML are touted to give businesses the edge they need, improve efficiencies, make sales and marketing better and …
  • Wk in 10 stocks: Timken, KEI, DBL, RPower among big winners 25 May 2019 06:06 NEW DELHI: It was a breathless week for Dalal Street as equity benchmarks hit new highs and rallied nearly 4 per cent. BSE Sensex zoomed 1,504 points to 39,434 as of May 24 from 37,930 on May 17, while NSE’s Nifty gained 437 points to 11,844. Since the …
  • Bannon stirs the pot as voting starts in crucial European elections 25 May 2019 05:54 A supporter of French candidate Manon Aubry scribbles on a campaign poster of French President Emmanuel Macron, May 21. (Photo: Bob Edme/AP)BARCELONA — Amid the ongoing political crisis turned soap opera sweeping Europe as elections approach to choose …
  • Singapore investor to acquire Dublin docks office scheme for €240m 25 May 2019 05:14 A Singapore-headquartered real estate investment trust is closing in on a deal to buy the Sorting Office, an 18,766sq m (202,000sq ft) office scheme being developed in the Dublin docklands by Pat Crean’s Marlet Property Group. Mapletree Investments is set …
  • Brokerages positive on banks, housing and utility stocks 25 May 2019 04:51 Mumbai: Brokerages gave a thumbs up to the landslide victory of the Bharatiya Janata Partyled coalition in the just concluded general elections. The government’s focus should now be on affordable housing, removing distress in rural economy, crisis in the …
  • Likely increase in FII flows may push up multiples further 25 May 2019 04:51 ET Intelligence Group: Considering the euphoria around the clear mandate to the National Democratic Front (NDA) in the general elections, market multiples are expected to expand as real economic growth may take some more time to improve. The Nifty 50 …
  • Modi 2.0 wants to set 100-day agenda for flagship schemes 25 May 2019 04:34 NEW DELHI: The government machinery has lined up big-ticket projects and a revamp of flagship missions that will kick off as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term in office. Working on a directive from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to …
  • Swift selloff on cards to help Government meet target 25 May 2019 04:21 NEW DELHI: The government is expected to swiftly proceed with strategic stake sale in at least 10 state-owned companies in which there is “wide interest”, a finance ministry official said, seeking to achieve its target of raising Rs 90,000 crore from …
  • India could get a new govt on May 30 25 May 2019 03:41 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday evening and tendered his resignation along with the council of ministers. He is likely to take oath, along with his new ministry, on the evening of May 30 in the forecourt of …
  • RBI asks NBFCs to boost high quality liquid assets 25 May 2019 03:37 An NBFC must actively manage its collateral positions, differentiating between encumbered and unencumbered assets, and monitor such assets so that they can be mobilised in a timely manner, central bank says in circular. The Reserve Bank of India on Friday …
  • 3 Rekindling our sense of shared identity MP SPEAKS | We must expose the myth of race and rebuild Malaysia as a shared society. There is no other alternative. William Leong Jee Keen, 2019-05-25 09:42:00+08:00 25 May 2019 03:33 MP SPEAKS | In Part 1 of this article, I draw attention to the convergence of five factors creating a condition primed for the “perfect storm” of ethnic conflict. In Part 2, I caution that the Bersatu-Umno/PAS contention for Malay supremacy in the …
  • Half of Team Modi may be new 25 May 2019 03:28 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Aiming to create a robust party leadership for the next decade that is familiar with all aspects of governance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday began consultations to pick his new council of ministers, so as to …
  • Japan and India to develop Colombo port, countering Belt and Road 25 May 2019 02:31 With Sri Lanka, partners take on China’s expanding Indian Ocean presence Nikkei staff writers May 20, 2019 Port of Colombo is an important strategic spot for both China and Japan. (Photo by Yuji Kuronuma) TOKYO — The governments of Japan, India and Sri …
  • Reserve bank moots checks and balances to tackle NBFC stress 25 May 2019 02:22 MUMBAI: The central bank on Friday proposed a set of strict norms for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), including mandatory investments in government bonds and maintenance of cash thresholds, to enable them to tide over liquidity problems without …
  • NHAI eyes Rs 5,000 crore from roads bidding 25 May 2019 02:22 NEW DELHI: The government will soon offer 550 km of roads to private companies to operate and collect tolls, in a move to get cracking on an asset monetisation plan, an official told ET. The National Highways Authority of India will seek bids for the roads …
  • Huawei Threat Artificially Inflated by Radical US Politicians - Pundits 25 May 2019 01:40 A number of countries, including Japan and the United Kingdom, are trying to manoeuvre between their interests and their desire not to offend their main political ally. Meanwhile, South Korea is openly fighting for its rights and points out that, although …