Auto dealers body seeks industry status for auto retail sector in Budget

FADA Thursday urged the government to consider industry status for the auto retail sector, a move which will help it avail easy finances and sustain business in the long term.Suggesting a slew of measures to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the growth of the industry and auto retail sector ahead of the Union Budget, the […]

How ING bank in Poland helped Russians launder money

We know that Denmark’s biggest bank, Danske, via its Estonian subsidiary, allegedly laundered €200 billion ($235 billion) of illicit Russian cash between 2007 and 2015. Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital and a former client of the deceased Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, claimed that Danske was involved in a giant scam uncovered by Magnitsky. There […]

Reliance Jio deal: These are questions that Google may face

Mumbai | New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is set to ask Google whether the US Internet giant’s purchase of a 7.73% stake in Jio Platforms would entail any sharing of data in a way that could stymie competition, especially in the handset industry, said people familiar with the matter, including lawyers and […]

Rebekah Vardy ‘files paperwork to face Coleen Rooney in High Court as she launches £1million WAG war lawsuit to clear her name’

‘I had severe anxiety, I felt like I couldn’t go out without people just looking at me and questioning, “Did she do it? Did she not do it?” No one would ever say anything to your face and that’s the whole thing with trolling. They won’t say it to your face.’

Covid-19 accelerates banking digitisation: seminar

This is in line with global trends and provides a strong push for digitisation, delegates told the 2020 Việt Nam Retail Banking Forum titled ‘The role of retail banking services in promoting economic digitalisation in the post-COVID-19 period’ organised last week by the Việt Nam Banking Association and IDG. 

Pennsylvania High Court Rejects Lawsuit Challenging Election

President Donald Trump and his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, meanwhile, have repeatedly and baselessly claimed that Democrats falsified mail-in ballots to steal the election from Trump. Biden beat Trump by more than 80,000 votes in Pennsylvania, a state Trump had won in 2016.

New mindset needed for insurance industry

For the claim payment side, we see that those who test positive for the virus can require a very long-term, costly intensive care. Insurance contracts are paying a lot of benefits to cover these costs for customers. We tend to look at the revenue but not at how much benefits have been paid to help […]

Joe Biden as US President expected to bring relief to Indian IT industry, but fractured Congress poses challenges

On October 8, 2020, wages hikes for H-1B workers came into effect. It increased by as much as 47 percent in certain regions in the US. The second rule tightened H-1B visa regulations by changing the employer-employee relationships and also reducing by the H-1B duration to one year for those employed in third-party locations.

NFGCS, others lament impact of #EndSARS protest on rice industry

“So when #EndSARS protest started looting, violence started, what simply happened was that some of us who are farmers who had produced and warehoused our produce, when it was time to sell it became difficult to sell because the land borders were overrun by bandits, criminals, those who did not believe in the Nigerian dream […]

Israel says Bahraini industry minister to visit Israel

According to a statement by Israeli foreign ministry, Al Zayani will arrive in Israel for a three-day trip. He is scheduled to hold meetings with Israeli government and trade officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, and Economy and Trade Minister Amir Peretz.